PowerPoint

Report
Association of Compensatory
Educators of Texas (ACET) Conference
Corpus Christi, Texas
October 10, 2014
•
Anita Villarreal
State Coordinator, Title I, Part A
Division of Federal and State Education Policy
Texas Education Agency
©2014 by the Texas Education Agency
Program
 Resources
 Private Non Profit (PNP)
 Website
 McKinney Vento Homeless
 Capacity Building Initiative
 Parent Involvement and School Support

Creation of a new office, the Office of
State Support (OSS) within ED’s Office of
Elementary and Secondary Education
(OESE)
 The Office of State Support (OSS) will
help rethink, redesign, and rebuild the
ways that ED supports and interacts with
states.


reduce duplication of effort and improve
effectiveness and efficiency
Specifically, the OSS will be responsible for
administering:
 Title I Part A
 Title VI, Part A, ESEA –
State Assessment Grants
 Title VI, Part A, ESEA –
Enhanced Assessment Grants
Title III, Part A
 Section 1003(g), Title I of ESEA –
School Improvement Grants
 Race to the Top
 Title II Part A, Subpart 1, Section 3111 of
ESEA – Teacher Quality Formula Grants
to States
 Title II, Sec. 203, of the Education
Technical Assistance Act of 2002 –
Comprehensive Centers Program

Toolkits and training available free of costs
at each ESC under Title I, Part A and NCLB
School Support:
 Title I, Part A
 Empowering Parents: A Training for
Families and Parents
 Getting It Right: Educating Children and
Youth Experiencing Homelessness
Basic Elements of the Parental
Involvement Policy
 Equitable Services to Private Non-Profit
(PNP) Schools
 Advancing the Education of Students in
Foster Care-Guidance for Texas Schools
 Title I, Part A Fiscal Issues

Unveiling ….
Federal Flexibility Toolkit!
Comprehensive
Needs
Assessment
Evaluation
Plan
Campus
Improvement
Plan
Title I, Part A
Schoolwide
Program
Fiscal Issues
Consolidation
Options

Required components of a schoolwide
program

Comparison of consolidation options

Fiscal issues related to operating a
schoolwide program
Federal Flexibility Initiative
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/grants/federalflexibility/
Division Name
Contact Person
Email
Telephone
Office for Grants
and Federal Fiscal
Compliance
Terry Reyes
[email protected]
Division Name Division of Federal and
State Education Policy
Contact Person Anita Villarreal
[email protected]
Email
Telephone
512.463.9414
Division Name Division of Federal and
State Education Policy
Contact Person Didi Garcia
[email protected]
Email
Telephone
512.463.9414
Reports released on NCLB Reports week
of October 13
 If staging released on ISAM only the
reports for staged districts due to ICRs will
be available

ICR Intervention Stage
Number
of
Districts
Not Staged for ICRs
918
Watch List – Not Staged for ICRs
255
Staged for ICRs
Staged for ICRs due to missing 2 or more
of same indicators as in 2013-2014
Total
37
8
1218
Manually verified all Yes answers
 Manually verified all NA answers

Collaborating with management
 Reassessing ICRs and effectiveness
 Random Validations
 Develop a plan to share with management
 Process may change but not the
accountability
 Currently reviewing compliance reports for
any potential changes




Increase the frequency of random validations to
2 times per school year – Fall and Spring
Campus Improvement Plans will be part of
every random validation
Remaining random validations will be from other
areas of concern




Parental Involvement
Coordination and Integration
Title I, Part D
Private Non-Profit
Division Name Division of Federal and
State Education Policy
Contact Person LaNetra Guess
[email protected]
Email
Telephone
512.463.9414
Reminders
• Complete a PNP Affirmation for each PNP
participating with Title I Part A
• PNP Affirmation is no longer required for additional federal
programs
• Complete an Equitable Services Worksheet (ESW) for
each PNP campus participating with Title I Part A, Title
I-C Migrant, Title II-A, Title III-A, and Immigrant
Past Due
2014-2015 PNP Equitable Services Worksheets &
Affirmations were due, October 1st
Title I Part A:
Students Residing in Mexico
For students residing in Mexico & attending Texas PNPs
which receive Title I Part A services:
• Students are not eligible for Title I Part A services
• Rationale: Residency requirement is not met *
*Source: Title I Services to Eligible Private School
Guidance (Q. B-21)
Title III Part A:
Students Residing in Mexico
and Other States
Eligible for services IF:
• Student meets Limited English Proficient (LEP)
eligibility criteria
[Definition of LEP—Section
9101(25) of ESEA]
And
• Eligible student attends a PNP located in an area
served by the LEA which receives a Title III-A
subgrant
Also,
Eligible student’s residency is not a factor (unlike Title
I Part A), even if residing in Mexico or another state
*Source: Title IX, Part E Subpart 1 Private Schools Guidance
(Q. E-1, E-4)
Title I Part A
Campus Reservations ‘Off
The Top’
Title I Part A* Equitable Services required ‘if’ LEA
provides its campuses the following services
• Summer School
• District-wide Instructional Programs
• Transferability Authority
*Source Title I Services to Equitable Private School Children
Guidance (Q.B9 – B15)
*Sample Calculation may be found in Q.B-10 of the Guidance
Title I Part A:
Professional Development
Professional development activities for PNP staff should
address how teachers can serve Title I students better
(i.e., research-based reading and mathematics
instruction)
*Source Title I Services to Equitable Private School Children
Guidance (Q. D-3)
Title II Part A:
Professional Development
Online professional development subscriptions
• LEA is responsible for ensuring only secular,
neutral, and non-ideological subscriptions &
materials are being accessed and paid by the LEA
with Title II-A dollars
• If unable to ensure specific guidelines are being
met, LEA may request that Title II A services be
provided through other allowable options
*Source TEA Title II-A Guidance (Q. G-15)
Division Name Division of Federal and
State Education Policy
Contact Person Charles Hess
[email protected]
Email
Telephone
512.463.9414
Old
http://tea.state.tx.us/
New
http://tea.texas.gov/
Education
ESC 10
Service Center
Contact Person Toni Garrett
[email protected]
Email
Telephone
972-348-1488
TEA Title I, Part A Capacity Building Initiative

Identify Reward Schools that demonstrate
best practices related to Critical Success
Factors

Feature profiles of these Reward Schools
on Capacity Building Initiative web page

Contact your ESC for more information
Education
ESC 16
Service Center
Contact Person Terri Stafford
[email protected]
Email
(806) 677-5126
Telephone
Let’s Revive our School-Parent
To reach our school
improvement goals, everyone
needs to be on board!
STUDENT DATA
District and Campus Improvement Plans
School-Parent Compact
Grade Level Strategies
Parent-Teacher
Conferences
Home
Learning
41
Featured Speakers
EXCITING NEWS!
USDE IS COMING TO OUR CONFERENCE!
Thursday, December 4
1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Carrie
Jasper
Carrie Jasper, Director, Outreach to Parents
and Families Office at USDE and Vicki
Myers, Assistant to Arne Duncan,
Commissioner of Education, USDA will be
attending the 2014 Statewide Parental
Involvement Conference. They will be our
featured speakers (educators) on Thursday,
December 5, 1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and will
also do a breakout session. We are honored
to have them at the conference and to hear
the latest updates.
Vicki
Myers
Pre-Conference Speaker
Improving Child Outcomes by
Strengthening Fathers and Families
Thursday, December 4
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
J. Michael Hall
J. Michael Hall will share the
foundations of effective father and
family engagement programs that
are built to be successful and
sustainable in your schools.
Participants will learn how to plan
and promote effective programs
that help IMPROVE STUDENT
OUTCOMES and better engage
parents for the long term.
Featured Speakers
The Magic of Effective Family-School Partnerships:
Working Together for Student Success
Thursday, December 4
1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Patty
Bunker
(Parent Session)
How do we build systemic, integrated,
sustainable family-school partnerships?
What are key roles that parents play in
their child’s academic achievement?
Entertaining and interactive this session
will deliver proven, capacity-building
strategies with fun, easy-to-present
parent leadership skills and practical
ideas for boosting student achievement
through parent engagement.
(Spanish session will also be available.)
Carlos
Huerta
Featured Speaker
Texas Education Agency
(Educator Session)
Thursday, December 4
1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Anita will provide the latest legislative updates
including:
Anita
Villarreal
 USDE and TEA updates
 Latest research and requirements for family
and community engagement
 State and Federal resources available to local
education agencies and education service
centers
Opening General Session
Keynote Speaker
Hope in the Midst of Challenge
Thursday, December 4
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Jose Hernandez
Jose Hernandez is a proud son of
a migrant worker and is one of 12
children. Jose faced many
challenges in his childhood
including domestic violence,
alcoholism, and poverty. Jose
survived and even thrived with
the help and support of two
teachers who dared to believe in
him. Hernandez has the privilege
of “paying it forward” by helping
families with similar challenges.
Closing General Session
Keynote Speaker
The Magic of Education
Saturday, December 6
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
Billy Riggs
Billy Riggs has been called
“The Dr. Phil of Magic,” and is
America’s source for all things
positive! He uses his illusions
and comedy to grip audiences,
moving them to action,
improves
attitudes,
and
change lives. His quick wit and
quicker hands spread laughter
and raise morale as listeners
learn to reshape their
destinies.
Learning for a “Change” Summit IX
Learning for a “Change” Summit IX
FEBRUARY 9, 2015 – DAY 1: SCHOOL SUPPORT
Transforming Schools at Every Level
Dr. Luis F. Cruz
Through the Transforming Schools at Every
Level workshop, the school community and
its leaders will learn how to create a culture
that establishes a productive learning
environment for all students. Dr. Luis F. Cruz
will shed new light on the diverse issues of
resistant staff, explore the root causes of
staff resistance to change, and expose
educators to immediate, accessible strategies
that improve school culture.
Learning for a “Change” Summit IX
FEBRUARY 10, 2015 – DAY 2: PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
MORNING SESSION
Lucy Cantu
“Corazón” (Heart) Principles + Best Practices = Increased Parent Engagement
This session is for Education Stakeholders who want to take their parent
involvement programs from a mediocre level to one of excellence. The truth is
that the implementation of “Best Practices” is only as good as the team that
delivers them. Attendees will engage in discussions and activities designed to
bring out the best in themselves and those they serve.
Learning for a “Change” Summit IX
FEBRUARY 10, 2015 – DAY 2: PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
AFTERNOON SESSION
Enhancing Parent and
Community
Involvement:
A Systems Approach to
Student Success
Cultivating the
Character
and Culture of Success!
Lucy Cantu
Kriesti Bunch
Strategies & Best
Practices to Engage the
Community
SMCISD’s Epic Journey
Dr. Howell
Wright
San Marcos CISD
Nicole Dray
SOMERSET ISD
Susie Hernandez &
Manuel Maldonado
“People Helping People” A
Hands on Approach to
Parental Involvement
Benjamin
Reed
Floresville ISD
Division Name Texas Homeless
Education Office
(THEO)
Contact Person Barbara Wand James
Email
Telephone
[email protected]
800-446-3142
For McKinney-Vento Assistance
Contact the Texas Homeless Education Office
800-446-3142
McKinney-Vento Update
Fall 2014
Funding Availability
New Texas Support for Homeless Education
Program (TEXSHEP) RFA on THEO website:
www.utdanacenter.org/theo
•
•
grants up to $225,000
separate applications for single LEAs and
Shared Services Arrangements
Unaccompanied Immigrant Children
• assess for homelessness on case-by-case basis
• Texas has the largest numbers of
unaccompanied children
• children must be enrolled
Fall Enrollment Issues
• requiring records and proof of residency prior
to enrollment
• electronic registration: may discourage
homeless students from enrollment
• requiring caregivers to obtain legal
guardianship
• unnecessary enrollment delays
McKinney-Vento Homeless Liaison
Program Implementation Guide
• An exciting new resource—will be on the
THEO website in mid-October
• Based on feedback from MV liaisons across
the state: a quick guide that’s easy to use
• Filled with best practices, helpful documents
Paving the Way: Educating ALL Our
Children and Youth
Annual Conference of the National
Association for the Education of
Homeless Children and Youth
October 25-28, 2014
Kansas City, MO
For information: www.naehcy.org
Division Name Division of Federal and
State Education Policy
Contact Person Kelly Kravitz
[email protected]
Email
Telephone
512.463.9414
Copyright © Notice The materials are copyrighted © and trademarked ™ as the property of
the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and may not be reproduced without the express
written permission of TEA, except under the following conditions:
1) Texas public school districts, charter schools, and Education Service Centers may
reproduce and use copies of the Materials and Related Materials for the districts’ and
schools’ educational use without obtaining permission from TEA.
2) Residents of the state of Texas may reproduce and use copies of the Materials and
Related Materials for individual personal use only without obtaining written permission
of TEA.
3) Any portion reproduced must be reproduced in its entirety and remain unedited,
unaltered and unchanged in any way.
4) No monetary charge can be made for the reproduced materials or any document
containing them; however, a reasonable charge to cover only the cost of reproduction
and distribution may be charged.
Private entities or persons located in Texas that are not Texas public school districts, Texas
Education Service Centers, or Texas charter schools or any entity, whether public or
private, educational or non-educational, located outside the state of Texas MUST obtain
written approval from TEA and will be required to enter into a license agreement that
may involve the payment of a licensing fee or a royalty.
For information contact: Office of Intellectual Property, Texas Education Agency, 1701 N.
Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701-1494; phone 512-463-9270 or 512-463-9713;
email: [email protected]

similar documents