Harrison County Schools
...Where all are Leaders and all are Learners.
Lola Brown, Supervisor, Director Title I
Carol Curotz, Curriculum Coordinator
Abby Messenger, Curriculum Coordinator
Helen Roberts, Curriculum Specialist
Justin Kifer, Technology Curriculum Specialist
Amy Webster, Technology Curriculum Specialist
Christy Horne, Elementary Curriculum Coordinator
Heidi Griffith, Secondary Curriculum Coordinator
Tammy Owens, Secretary
The Title I program provides financial assistance through state educational agencies (SEAs) to local educational agencies (LEAs) and public schools with high numbers or percentages of children living in poverty to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic achievement standards.
The purpose of Title II, Part A is to increase the academic achievement of all students by helping schools and districts improve teacher and principal quality and ensure that all teachers are highly qualified.
All Harrison County Schools follow the School-Wide Title I program design.
Comprehensive needs assessment: The school must identify areas of greatest need.
School-wide reform strategies to include those that:
Strengthen the core academic program
Increase the amount and quality of learning time
Develop strategies for meeting needs of underserved populations
Address needs of all, but particularly low-achieving students
Instruction by "highly qualified" teachers
Professional learning for teachers
Parent Involvement Strategies
The Title III is the part of the No Child Left Behind Act that provides additional supports for English language learners.
Neglected & Delinquent
Improve educational services for these children, provide
services to successfully transition from institutionalization to further schooling or employment, and prevent youth at-risk from dropping out of school.
...to know the professional qualifications of their child's teacher(s) including the degrees and certifications held, and whether the teacher is certified in his/her respective area of instruction.
...to know the school improvement status of the school.
...to know the level of achievement of their child in each area of the state assessment.
...to know if their child has been assigned, or has been taught for at least four consecutive weeks, by a teacher who does not meet the highly qualified definition.
...to be involved in the planning and implementation of the parent involvement program in their school.
Encourage parent involvement
Promote positive communication
Foster student achievement and success
Disseminate information and resources
Provide training and activities to connect students, parents, communities, and schools
As part of its Assurances within Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) program grant applications and pursuant to Section 9306 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), an LEA accepting federal funds also agrees to adopt local written procedures for the receipt and resolution of complaints alleging violations of law in the administration of covered programs.
Title VII-B of the McKinney Vento Homeless Assistance Act is intended to ensure that homelessness does not cause children to be left behind in school.