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Title I, Part A

Region 4 assists districts, campuses, and charter schools in the area of Title I, Part A by providing:
  • Technical assistance in the implementation of requirements of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001
  • A network for School Support Teams
  • Training/Customized services for:
    • Basic requirements for federal programs
    • Developing parent/school compacts
    • Understanding the requirements for parental involvement
    • Transitioning to schoolwide
  • A framework for schoolwide planning and change
  • A Title I Schoolwide Forum
  • Technical assistance to schools in school improvement for not meeting federal requirements.
In partnership with the Texas Education Agency (TEA) Division of NCLB Program Coordination, the Statewide Publication Initiative at ESC 20 has developed products and tools to assist LEAs with program implementation. These products provide information on a variety of Title I, Part A program related topics and include digital publications, online modules and print publications. Please click here to access these Resources.
Congratulations to the Region 4 ESC Reward Schools announced in June 2014 by the Texas Education Agency. We are pleased to showcase the promising practices of these successful Title I programs within Region 4. For additional information regarding the high progress criteria and the high performing criteria, please click on this link: Reward School List on TEA Website
Congratulations to these schools and their districts!
Parental Involvement
Parent Involvement is the greatest indicator of academic success. The goal for Region 4 is to increase collaboration between LEAs and parents to impact student achievement. Region 4 offers a variety of ways to actively involve parents in the education system by examining current research pertaining to successful programs and spotlighting promising practices. Region 4 sessions can also be customized and delivered as on-site trainings for districts and campuses. Professional development offerings and services are available in the following areas:
  • NCLB parent involvement
  • Policies
  • School-parent compacts
  • Enriching parenting skills
  • Scientifically-based research/best practices
The 2014 Statewide Parental Involvement Conference will be held in San Marcos on December 4-6, 2014. Please click here for conference information.
Resources: Per House Bill 462, resources and services provided are solely aligned with and designed to support the TEKS. For additional parental involvement resources in the areas of compliance, compacts and policy, student achievement, SB 738, college and career readiness, discipline/student behavior, newsletters, publications, and bullying information, please visit Region 16 Statewide School Support and Family and Community Initiative.
Registration for professional development in the area of Title I, Part A is available on-line through the Region 4 e-Catalog.
For More Information:
Edna Forté, Ed.D

Education Specialist
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