Federal Programs
Title I Support
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Title I Support

The purpose of Title I is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging State academic achievement standards and State academic assessments.



  • A data-driven program of events and training opportunities are planned yearly through requirements outlined in ESC TEA Federal Application and input solicited from LEAs.


    Services include:

    • Dissemination of Title I and Title II information and resources
    • ESSA consolidated application and compliance report resources
    • ESSA updates and information
    • Alignment with Effective Schools Framework (ESF) Support and
      Comprehensive Grants
    • McKinney-Vento information and resources
    • State Capacity Building Initiative information resources
    • Federal program random validation processes
    • Comprehensive needs assessment information and resources
    • Campus improvement planning information and resources
    • Parent and Family Engagement (PFE) Statewide Initiative information
    • Parent Involvement, requirements, policies, compacts and campus planning
    • Assistance with Federal Program Monitoring through Results Driven Accountability (RDA)
    • Membership members receive all the benefits of our ESSA/LEA Support with additional cost-effective services in two support levels. Our knowledgeable and dedicated staff will take the guesswork out of ESSA compliance and report preparation.


      Membership Benefits:

      • Personalized, targeted technical assistance and training
      • Grant support and monitoring services, including assistance with ESSA Consolidated Application, Compliance Reports and amendments 
  • Training opportunities and technical assistance are provided in conjunction with the Texas Education for Homeless Children and Youth (TEHCY) as required in ESC Title I, Part A Federal Application and through input solicited from Region 12 LEAs to determine needs for ongoing federal requirements. 

    Services include:

    • Technical assistance through ESC Homeless Liaison 
    • Ongoing dissemination of federal and state McKinney-Vento guidance, materials, and resources 
    • Homeless Liaison training and support through Federal Program network meetings (2 per year minimum) 
    • ESSA Initial Compliance review indicators as they pertain to McKinney-Vento students
    • Networking opportunities for Title I principals, administrators, homeless liaisons, counselors and PEIMS personnel 
    • Technical assistance for federal and state compliance 


    Texas Homeless Education Office

Contact Us


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Ellen Hogan  

Title I, A, Title I, D, and PNP

(254) 297-1195



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Dwan Pickens

Title I, A

(254) 297-1283