Federal Programs

EC

Will Jester

ECSS Federal Programs Director

11927 Columbia St.

Blakely, Georgia 39823

Phone: 229-724-8214 Email: wjester@early.k12.ga.us

TITLE I, Part A: Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged;

The purpose of the Title I program is to meet the educational needs of all children in the school, particularly the needs of children who are failing or most at-risk of failing. The goal of the program is to ensure that all children have an opportunity to obtain a high quality education and to achieve proficiency on high academic standards.

If you wish to request information concerning qualifications of your child’s teacher(s), please contact your child’s principal.

TITLE 1, Part C: Education of Migratory Children

The purpose of Title I, Part C is to provide high-quality and comprehensive educational programs for migratory children to help reduce the educational disruptions and other problems that result from repeated moves. ECSS is also part of the Migrant Education Consortium that provide direct services to ECSS migrant children.

TITLE II, Part A: Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High Quality Teachers and Principals

The purpose of the Title II program is to increase the academic achievement of all students by ensuring that all teachers are highly qualified to teach. The goal of the program is to hire highly qualified teachers and reduce class size as a means of raising student achievement in the academic subjects.

  • The ECSS Equity Plan can be found in the 2017-2018 District Improvement Plan above, pages 32-37.
  • ECSS would like to hear your thoughts and suggestions for Title II-A funds. Please provide feedback here.

Contact for Title II-A:

Dr. Jennifer Brown

ECSS Curriculum Director

11927 Columbia St.

Blakely, GA 39823

Phone: 229-723-4337

Email: jgbrown@early.k12.ga.us

TITLE III, Part A: Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students (ESOL)

The purpose of the Title III program is to improve the academic achievement of English Language Learners (ELL). It provides school districts with subgrants to provide supplemental services for ELLs. Early County School System is a member of the Title III Consortium which helps to provide services to students eligible for Title III.

Title VII-B: McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act provides for the enrollment, attendance, and success of homeless children and youth.

Early County School System's Homeless Liaison:

Tammy Storey

Email: tstorey@early.k12.ga.us

Phone: (229)221-1284

Title IX: Equity

Prohibits discrimination based on gender.

ECSS Sport Equity Coordinator:

Craig Storey

Early County High School

12053 Columbia Street

Blakely, GA 39823

Phone: 229-723-3746

Email: cstorey@early.k12.ga.us

11927 Columbia Street I Blakely, Georgia 39823 I Phone: (229)723-4337 I Fax: (229)723-8183