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ARRA Title I, A Carryover   Move timer bar to 25 minutes to hear directions for including ARRA Title I, A Carryover

e-Gap 101, Waiver Request, and ARRA Carryover  

Ellumiinate Session for TitleI, Part A for Schoolwide, Targeted Assistance, and Nonpublic for e-Gap  

Elluminate Session for ARRA, Title I-A  

LEA Highly Qualified Teacher Equity Plan   All LEAs are required to submit an annual plan to address the equitable distribution of highly qualified teachers. This session was conducted on December 3, 2008 to assist districts in preparing annual plans for submission. The session focuses on analyzing and addressing the equitable distribution of highly qualified teachers in high need schools. The first 20 minutes of the session is a test period. Fast forward through the test period to access the beginning of the session.

Learn and Serve America   To find out more about how the Learn and Serve program combines community service with student learning, go to www.cns.gov and click on the green Learn and Serve tab at the top of the page (this website is sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service which funds Learn and Serve, Senior Corp and Ameri Corp).

Loan Forgiveness Information   If you have a loan from the Federal Perkins Loan Program, you might be eligible for loan cancellation for full-time teaching at a low-income school. Click on the weblink and select ALABAMA, then select the school year and enter your school’s name. To review a list of all schools eligible for loan-forgiveness, under the Download TCLI Directory section of the webpage, select ALABAMA and the appropriate school year, then, click on your preferred download method. The actual loan process and loan forgiveness is between you and the financial institution that holds your loan, and not between you and the State Department of Education.

Meeting the Needs of Homeless Students   This session will review the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and what every LEA must accomplish in order to comply with the full intent of this law.

No Child Left Behind   The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) website is sponsored by the US Department of Education and is a comprehensive website for NCLB.

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001   The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 legistlation can be accessed at this link.

Non-Public Schools Webinar   The presentation Benefits to Non-Public Schools “Students and Teachers” reviews the responsibilities for the SDE, LEA and Non-Public schools to ensure compliance with No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. The following is examined: appropriate consultation, allowable services that can be provided, control of funds used to provide services, materials, and equipment procedures, as well as annual evaluation on the effectiveness of the non-public schools program. Title I, Part A; Title I, Part B; Title I, Part C; Title II, Part A; and Title III, Part A requirements and required documentation for evidence of implementation is presented.

School Improvement Grant (SIG) Webinar   This session provides a brief overview of the purpose, funding opportunities, and Alabama’s definition of persistently lowest-achieving schools. Participants also receive information regarding accessing SIG information from the SDE web site, regional training sessions, and the SIG application timeline. Session concludes with a brief question-and-answer period.

Services for ELL Students: ELL Policy & Procedures Manual   The webinar highlights information on ESL Program requirements detailed in the ELL Policy and Procedures Manual, and it discusses common issues found through compliance reviews.

STI/INOW and Federal Programs Webinar   The presentation STI/INOW and Federal Programs will provide the most current information concerning the transition between STI and I-NOW. Federal Programs Coordinators will be given tips and suggestions on how to verify information in I-NOW so that the most accurate data can be used in making decisions concerning federal programs. Three attachments, including the PowerPoint that will be used, accompany this email and will be referenced during the webinar.

Title I, Part D: Meeting the Needs of Neglected and Delinquent Students Wednesday Webinar   This session provides guidance on LEA programs for Title I, Part D, Subpart 2: Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk. Its content covers the following areas: the purpose, the program award process, LEA eligibility, the application process, transition services, uses of funds, students eligibility, facility program requirements, accountability, evaluations, and resources.

Use of Funds Wednesday Webinar   This session will focus on appropriate use of selected Title funding.

Waiver Information