Federal Application Contracted Services

  • ESSA Federal Grants Contracted Services are designed to assist districts in the preparation and submission of applications, amendments, and compliance reports for the Consolidated Application for Federal Funding, Title VI programs, and Annual Equity Data Survey Report. Assistance with program and budget planning, direct and follow-up services, and professional development opportunities will be offered.

    Option 1 – Contracted Services

    The ESC is responsible for providing assistance in completing applications, amendments, and compliance reports, and other documentation associated with the following:

    • Consolidated Application for Federal Funds
    • Equity  Data Survey

    On-site, telephone and e-mail technical assistance with:

    • Equity Data Templates
    • Consolidated Compliance Reports
    • Gun-Free report
    • Private Non-Profit Participation/Affirmation
    • Planning and Budgeting
    • Compliance/PBMAS
    • MOE (Maintenance of Effort)
    • At-Risk/Dropout/Homeless Identification Issues
    • SIP Grant – School Improvement Program (if applicable)
    • TTIPS - Texas Title I Priority School Grant (if applicable)

    Professional Development: (No cost to Contracted Districts)

    • Substitute Teacher TrainingAt-Risk/Droput/Homeles/Poverty Overviews
    • Paraprofessional Highly Qualified Certification Academy 
    • Region 3 ESSA Compliance and At-Risk Workshops
    • Individualized LEA Professional Development (upon request)
    • Federal Program Compliance Trainings: Parent and Family Engagement, Comprehensive Needs Assessments, Campus Planning, Professional Development, Fiscal Issues and private Non-Profit Schools,
    • School Support Team training
    Cost: 4% of Title I, Part A 2018-2019 Title 1, Part A Maximum Entitlement
             
             Minimum: $1,500 Maximum: $7,500 for LEAs with ADA of 5000
             LEAs with an ADA above 5000 will be negotiated on a district by district basis.

    Option 2: On-Site Assistance as Requested

    • The ESC Title I Specialist will provide on-site technical assistance and follow-up for any required application and compliance report listed in Option I at a daily rate.

    Cost: $750 per day

     

  • For information, contact:

    Beverly Wyatt
    Beverly Wyatt
    Education Specialist
    361-573-0731 ext. 245