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As Iowa works to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the Iowa Department of Education is committed to assisting area education agencies (AEAs), school districts, and schools in understanding and using their federal funds appropriately. Here you will find: federal program contact information, up-to-date title-specific guidance, and general ESSA resources to help in implementing and applying for federal funds.

Contacts

Title Program Consultant
Equitable Services for Nonpublic Schools Steve Crew
Title I, Section 1003 - School Improvement Stacie Stokes
Title I, Part A – Basic Programs Geri McMahon
Title I, Part C – Education of Migratory Children Geri McMahon
Title I, Part D, Subpart 1 – Neglected and Delinquent (State Education Agencies) Geri McMahon
Title I, Part D, Subpart 2 – Neglected and Delinquent (Local Education Agencies) Geri McMahon
Title II, Part A – Supporting Effective Instruction Isbelia Arzola
Title III – English Learners Pam McDonnell
Title III – Immigrant Students Pam McDonnell
Title IV, Part A – Student Support and Academic Enrichment Hannah Walsh
Title IV, Part B – 21st Century Community Learning Centers Vic Jaras
Title V, Part B, Subpart 2 – Rural and Low-Income School Program Steve Crew
McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Grants Carolyn Cobb
Education of Children in Foster Care Steve Crew

General ESSA Documents and Links

ESSA Use of Federal Grant Funds for Food or Drinks - Document provides guidance on the allowability of using federal grant funds on food and drinks related to professional development activities and travel costs.

ESSA Support Site - Website provides resources that are aligned with the required and optional school improvement components for schools in Iowa's ESSA Plan. Website sections include the: ESSA School Improvement Timeline, ESSA Data Review, MTSS Data System, Self Assessment of MTSS Implementation (SAMI), Online Modules, Universal Instruction, Intervention System, Action Planning, Communication, and Resources.

ESSA Accountability Index: Identification for ESSA Assistance - Document provides a visual of the process by which schools are identified for Comprehensive and Targeted assistance in Years One and Three of ESSA. Please note the graduation rate is 67.1%, not 66%.

ESSA Fact Sheet - Document provides an overview of Iowa’s system of school accountability and support.

Consolidated Application Requirements - Webpage provides the content for the ESSA Consolidated Application for Title Programs.

Using Federal Funds for Professional Development Stipends - Document provides guidance on when it is allowable to use federal grant funds for stipends related to professional development.

Equitable Services for Nonpublic Schools

Equitable Service Procedures - Document provides information about the required equitable service procedures to ensure nonpublic school students, teachers, and families receive the needed Title program services. The procedures provide a framework to enable all participants in the process to understand what is expected and what their respective responsibilities are within the process.

Title I, Section 1003 – School Improvement

Title I, Section 1003 Executive Summary - Two-page document provides a high-level overview of the requirements to receive Title I, Section 1003 funds.

Title I, Section 1003 Guidance - Six-page document summarizes what is required to receive School Improvement funds.

2019-2020 Title I, Section 1003 Allocations - Document provides Title I, Section 1003 allocations for the 2019-20 school year.

2018-19 Title I, Section 1003 Allocations - Document provides Title I, Section 1003 School Improvement allocations for the 2018-19 school year.

Title I, Part A - Basic Programs

Title I, Part A Executive Summary - Two-page document provides a high-level overview of the requirements to receive Title I, Part A funds.

Title I, Part A Guidance - Seven-page document summarizes what is required to receive Title I, Part A funds.

Revised 2019-2020 Title I, Part A Allocations - Document provides Title I, Part A, Basic allocations for the 2019-20 school year, as well as the equitable share for services to nonpublic schools.

2018-2019 Title I, Part A Allocations - Document provides Title I, Part A, Basic allocations for the 2018-19 school year, as well as the equitable share for services to nonpublic schools.

Title I Family and Parent Engagement Policy Self-Checklist and Sample - Six-page document provides a family and parent engagement policy checklist and a sample policy to assist in fulfilling policy requirements.

Parent and Family Engagement Building-Level Regulation – Two-page document provides the text of the building-level regulation that requires district superintendents to engage parents and family members within the district.

Parent and Family Engagement Districtwide Policy – Document provides a form to create a required parent and family engagement policy.

Title I, Part C - Education of Migratory Children

Title I, Part C Executive Summary - Two-page document provides a high-level overview of the requirements to receive Title I, Part C funds.

2019-2020 Title I, Part C Allocations - Document provides Migrant allocations for the 2019-20 school year, as well as the equitable share for services to nonpublic schools.

2018-2019 Title I, Part C Allocations - Document provides Migrant allocations for the 2018-19 school year, as well as the equitable share for services to nonpublic schools.

Title I, Part D, Subpart 1 - Neglected and Delinquent

Title I, Part D, Subpart 1 Guidance - Three-page document summarizes what is required of state agencies to receive Neglected and Delinquent funds.

2019-2020 Neglected and Delinquent Allocations - Document provides Neglected and Delinquent allocations (Department of Corrections and Department of Human Services) for the 2019-20 school year.

2018-2019 Neglected and Delinquent Allocations - Document provides Neglected and Delinquent allocations for the 2018-19 school year.

Title I, Part D, Subpart 2 - Neglected and Delinquent

Title I, Part D, Subpart 2 Executive Summary - Two-page document provides a high-level overview of what is required of local agencies to receive Neglected and Delinquent funds.

Revised 2019-2020 Title I, Part D, Subpart 2 Allocations - Document provides Neglected and Delinquent allocations for the 2019-20 school year.

2018-2019 Title I, Part D, Subpart 2 Allocations - Document provides Neglected and Delinquent allocations for the 2018-19 school year.

Title II, Part A - Supporting Effective Instruction

Title II, Part A Executive Summary - Two-page document provides a high-level overview of the requirements to receive Title II, Part A funds.

Title II, Part A Guidance - Seven-page document summarizes what is required to receive Title II, Part A funds.

2019-2020 Title II, Part A Allocations - Document provides Title II, Part A allocations for the 2019-20 school year, as well as the equitable share for services to participating nonpublic schools.

2018-2019 Title II, Part A Allocations - Document provides Title II, Part A allocations for the 2018-19 school year, as well as the equitable share for services to nonpublic schools.

Title III - English Learners

Title III English Learners Executive Summary - Two-page document provides a high-level overview of the requirements to receive Title III, English Learner funds.

Title III English Learners Guidance - Four-page document summarizes what is required to receive Title III, English Learner funds.

2019-2020 Title III English Learners Allocations - Document provides Title III, English Learners allocations for the 2019-20 school year. 

2018-2019 Title III English Learners Allocations - Document provides Title III, English Learners allocations for the 2018-19 school year, as well as the equitable share for nonpublic schools.

Title III - Immigrant Students

Title III, Immigrant Students Executive Summary - Two-page document provides a high-level overview of the requirements to receive Title III, Immigrant Students funds.

2019-2020 Title III Immigrant Students Allocations - Document provides Title III, Immigrant Students allocations for the 2019-20 school year, as well as the equitable share for services to nonpublic schools.

2018-2019 Title III Immigrant Students Allocations - Document provides Title III, Immigrant Students allocations for the 2018-19 school year, as well as the equitable share for nonpublic schools.

Title IV, Part A - Student Support and Academic Enrichment

Title IV, Part A Executive Summary - Two-page document provides a high-level overview of the requirements to receive Title IV, Part A funds for school districts.

Title IV, Part A Guidance - Five-page document summarizes what is required of school districts to receive Title IV, Part A funds.

Determining Allowability of Title IV, Part A Activities - Document provides school districts with information to assist in understanding how the Department determines if an activity is allowable under Title IV, Part A. 

Title IV, Part A Fine Arts Guidance - Document provides districts, and consortia of districts, guidance on potential opportunities to utilize Title IVA funds to create and/or expand fine arts opportunities, programming, and training in their respective communities.

2019-2020 Title IV, Part A Allocations - Document provides school districts with their Title IV, Part A allocations for the 2019-2020 school year, as well as the equitable share for services to participating nonpublic schools.

2017-2018 and 2018-2019 Title IV, Part A Allocations - Document provides school districts with their Title IV, Part A allocations for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years, as well as the equitable share for nonpublic schools.

Title IV, Part B - 21st Century Community Learning Centers

Title IV, Part B Executive Summary - Two-page document provides a high-level overview of the requirements to receive Title IV, Part B funds.

Title IV, Part B Guidance - Two-page document summarizes what is required of school districts to receive Title IV, Part B funds.

2019-2020 Title IV, Part B Allocations - Document provides Title IV, Part B allocations for the 2019-20 school year.

2018-2019 Title IV, Part B Allocations - Document provides Title IV, Part B allocations for the 2018-19 school year, as well as the equitable share for nonpublic schools.

Title IV, Part B Community Partners List - Webpage provides a list of partnering organizations.

Title V, Part B, Subpart 2 - Rural and Low-Income School Program

2019-2020 Title V, Part B, Subpart 2 Allocations - Document provides Rural and Low-Income School program allocations for the 2019-20 school year.

2018-2019 Title V, Part B, Subpart 2 Allocations - Document provides Rural and Low-Income School program allocations for the 2018-19 school year.

McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Grants

McKinney-Vento Executive Summary - Two-page document provides a high-level overview of the requirements to receive McKinney-Vento funds.

2019-2020 McKinney-Vento Allocations - Document provides McKinney-Vento allocations for the 2019-20 school year.

2018-2019 McKinney-Vento Allocations - Document provides McKinney-Vento allocations for the 2018-19 school year.

Education of Children in Foster Care 

Education of Children in Foster Care – Webpage aims to assist state and local partners in understanding and implementing the new law and inform state and local collaboration between educational and child welfare agencies across the nation for the well-being of children in foster care.

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on July 05, 2020 at 7:27pm.