State, Federal & Private Accountability is responsible for:
- Ensuring compliance with federal, private and state entitlement grants, including regulations pertaining to Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) and 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 is to meet all state and federal compliance standards that provide all students a high quality education.
Our mission is to support connecting campus and district initiatives and priorities through ethical, equitable and fiscally responsible management of all district funds entrusted to our department.
- Clarity in Communication
- Timely Dissemination of Information
- Fiscal Responsibility in Grant Management and Compliance
- Modeling Successful Team Collaboration
- To Be Audit Ready, Every Day
- 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, Federal, and Private funding
- Support bookkeepers, central office staff, and office managers in relation to grant management
- Assist with Campus Improvement Plan (CIP) development, Explanation of Expenditures, and compliance forms.
- 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.
- Every Student Succeeds Act
- Department of Justice Website
- Region 13 Education Service Center Website
- Texas Center for District and School Support
- Texas Education Agency Website
- U.S. Department of Education Website
- U.S. Department of Education Website: Forecast of Funding Opportunities
- Parent and Family Engagement Resources - ESC Region 16
- FAQs - Title I Parent & Family Engagement
- Grant Funded FAQs