State, Federal, & Private Accountability

State, Federal & Private Accountability is responsible for:

  • Ensuring compliance with federal, private and state entitlement grants, including regulations pertaining to Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
  • Disseminating grant and funding announcements
  • Assisting in securing required information for grant development
  • Reviewing and processing grant requests from departments and campuses
  • Training campus and department bookkeepers and administrators on effective grant compliance and management

Our Vision

Our vision is to meet all state and federal compliance standards that provide all students a high quality education.

Our Mission

Our mission is to support campus and district initiatives and priorities through ethical and fiscally responsible management of all district funds entrusted to our department.

Goals

  • Clarity in Communication
  • Timely Dissemination of Information
  • Fiscal Responsibility in Grant Management and Compliance
  • Modeling Successful Team Collaboration
  • To Be Audit Ready, Every Day

Services

  1. Provide technical assistance and support to administrators/teachers related to the programmatic and budgetary compliance on:
    • Title I, Part A (Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged)
    • Title I, Part D (Neglected and Delinquent)
    • Title II, Part A (Teacher and Principal Training and Recruiting)
    • Title III, Part A (ELA)
    • Title III, (Immigrant)
    • Title IV, Part A (Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities)
    • Private/Non Public School Federal Grants
    • All City, State, Fedral, and Private funding
  2. Support bookkeepers, central office staff, and office managers in relation to grant management
  3. Assist with Campus Improvement Plan (CIP) development, Explanation of Expenditures, and compliance forms.
  4. Liaison to private schools implementing state and federal requirements

District Equity Plan Requirement, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Title I

Federal Title I, Part A Sec. 1112(b)(2) under ESSA requires all local educational agencies that receive Title I funds to develop a plan for “how the local educational agency will identify and address, as required under State plans as described in section 1111(g)(1)(B), any disparities that result in low-income students and minority students being taught at higher rates than other students by  ineffective, inexperienced, or out-of-field teachers.