January 17, 2018

Every Student Succeeds Acts (ESSA) Support

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Support provides, to LEAs receiving ESSA program funds, dissemination of information from the Texas Education Agency; provides technical assistance on issues such as performance-based monitoring, program compliance monitoring, and initial compliance reports; provides for conducting an assessment of needs for additional dropout prevention activities, parent training, and/or professional development activities within the region aligned to ESSA; provides for conducting a minimum of three regional forums / institutes / workshops / mini-conferences to meet the needs identified; after release of state developed trainings to ESCs, provides for professional development to Title I districts and campuses within the region in the areas of:

  • Paraprofessional and Highly Effective Teachers,
  • Parent & Family Engagement Policies,
  • Title I Components in Campus/District Plans,
  • Title I Fiscal Issues,
  • Private School Participation,
  • Campus Allocations,
  • Campus Selection, 
  • McKinney-Vento, and
  • Foster Care

Additionally, ESSA Support provides for assisting districts to meet the paraprofessional requirements by providing paraprofessional professional development and assessments to the extent possible; provides networking opportunities and training to Title I campus principals on the basic Title I program requirements; provides for technical assistance to districts and charters in Title I, Part A requirements as requested; and provides for coordination with Region XIII School Improvement Resource Center staff in campus visits to Title I School Improvement campuses within the region.


TEA's ESSA Webpage 

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