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Title I Information

Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Act is the largest federal program in K-12 education. The primary objective of Title I is to assist local education agencies in providing supplemental instructional services for students. To receive Title I funds, states and districts must establish academic standards, a system of assessments, teacher quality requirements, and continual improvement plans. 

Title 1 Coordinator for GMSD:  Dr. Ted Fuller ([email protected])

Primary Job Responsibilities: Help schools with Title I planning, budgeting and required federal and state paperwork. 

Title 1 Contact for Riverdale Elementary: Katie Faught ([email protected])

Primary Job Responsiblities: Act as a Title 1 liaison with Dr. Fuller, facilitate purchase requests for RES, distribute and complete Title 1 paperwork for RES.

Based on a school’s Needs Assessment and School Plan, Title I funds will provide your child with supplemental educational assistance for a well-rounded education. Title I programs generally offer:

  •  Academic coaches 
  • Professional development for school staff
  • A variety of evidenced based supplementary teaching programs and methods
  • Additional supplemental teaching materials and technology
  • Opportunities for parental involvement

Parents can look forward to opportunities to participate in developing a School-Parent Compact, Parent and Family Engagement Policy, and input on the School Wide Plan.

Teacher Qualifications
Title 1 requirements as related to Teacher Qualifications for 2021-22 school year.
Parent and Family Engagement Plan 2021-22
Parent and Family Engagement Plan regarding Title 1 for the 2021-22 school year.
School and Parent Compact 2021-22
Riverdale and Parent Compact as related to Title 1 for 2021-22 school year.

Riverdale's Title 1 Virtual Meetings

This is the presentation from Riverdale's Annual Title 1 meetings this week. We are excited to be able to share this information with you and grateful for the funds that enable us to enrich your student's educational experience. If you were unable to attend, please take a moment to view the presentation and email our Title 1 Coordinator, Katie Fought ([email protected]) with any feedback or questions.