Texas Title I Priority Schools: Where we are and where we

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PRIORITY AND FOCUS
SCHOOLS: INFORMATION
AND UPDATES
Session 17
4:00-5:00 PM
INTRODUCTIONS
WELCOME
School Improvement and Support Unit
Mark Baxter
Leticia Govea
Becca Marsh
Shayna Sheehan
Lisa Gonzales
Nicole Chupka
Agenda
Priority and
Focus Schools
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Celebrations
Updates
Compliance Report
Funding
1003(a) Outreach
Contact Information
Question & Answers
CELEBRATIONS
Share a celebration taking place at your campus.
UPDATES
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Reward Schools
 To
be released soon
 In alignment with Distinguished Schools designation
 ESCs may choose to recognize schools
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Exit Process
 In
process
 Released in late summer, early Fall 2014
UPDATES
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Focus Contracts
 All
20 awarded, actively working and conducted first
reporting
 598 Focus schools being served
 ESC collaboration providing a statewide picture of
support
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2014-2015 1003(a) Priority and Focus School
grant application
 New
funding awards
 Earlier release of application
Compliance Report
Open in
eGrants
July, 2014
Due:
October,
2014
Report by Campus
 Expenditures
 Activities and Effectiveness
 Funds reserved at LEA level (optional)
 Focus Schools Only – ESC Technical Assistance
Funding
GOAL:
Focus Schools - spend $10,000 by 09/30/2014 or that amount will lapse
and be returned to USDE
Priority Schools - spend $74,158 by 09/30/2014 or that amount will
lapse and be returned to USDE
Suggested Goal
% draw down
Dollar amount
June 15
30%
$22,247
July 15
50%
$37,079
August 15
70%
$51,910
September 15
90%
$66,742
1003(a) Outreach
1003(a)
Regional
Contacts
Regions 1 & 20 – Becca Marsh
 Regions 2-4 – Nicole Chupka
 Regions 5-11 – Lisa Gonzales
 Regions 12-19 – Shayna Sheehan
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Contact Information
Division of School Improvement and Support
Leticia Govea (512) 463-1427; [email protected]
Becca Marsh (512) 936-2256; [email protected]
Shayna Sheehan (512) 463-2617; [email protected]
Lisa Gonzales (512) 463-3246; [email protected]
Nicole Chupka (512) 936-2142; [email protected]
Questions/Concerns

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