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    Title I Information - What Our Families Need to Know

    Title I, Part A is a federal program funded by the Every Child Succeeds Act (ESEA) that provides financial assistance to local educational agencies and public schools with a high percentage of families who qualify for the free and reduced lunch program. Title I funds are spent to improve academic achievement and enhance family engagement.

    Examples of services paid for by Title I, Part A include:

    Reading & math intervention
    Trained tutors
    Extended day activities
    Summer school
    Family engagement forums to enhance students’ academic growth

    If you have questions or concerns about the use of these funds in your child’s school, contact:

    Pamela Faulkner
    Supervisor: Title I/LAP Programs
    pdfaulkner@seattleschools.org
    206-252-0694

    If you have questions or wish to file a formal complaint about the use of funds, the citizen complaint process can be accessed:

    OSPI website
    Phone: 360-725-6100
    TTY: 360-664-3631
    FAX: 360-586-3305
    Mail Your Question:
    Attn: Citizen Complaint Title I, Part A
    Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
    P.O. Box 47200
    Olympia, WA 98504

     

    Title I Funded Schools

    View a list of Title I funded schools on the SPS district website.

    Seattle Public Schools Provides Equal Educational and Employment Opportunities

    Seattle Public Schools, SPS, provides Equal Educational Opportunities and Equal Employment Opportunities and does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex; race; creed; color; religion; ancestry; national origin; age; economic status; sexual orientation, including gender expression or identity; pregnancy; marital status; physical appearance; the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability; honorably discharged veteran or military status; or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal. SPS also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

    SPS complies with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations, including but not limited to: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008; and the Washington Law Against Discrimination RCW 49.60. SPS's compliance includes, but is not limited to all district programs, courses, activities, including extra-curricular activities, services, and access to facilities.

    Title I Contacts

    206-252-0694
    SPS Title I website

    Michael Stone
    Director: Grants, Fiscal Compliance & Strategic Partnerships
    mastone@seattleschools.org

    Pamela Faulkner
    Supervisor: Title I/LAP Programs
    pdfaulkner@seattleschools.org

    Andrew Olsen
    Title I/LAP, Private Schools
    ajolsen@seattleschools.org

    Min Yee
    Title I/LAP Cost Analyst
    mlyee@seattleschools.org

    Title I/LAP Consulting Teachers
    Ellen Barret
    epbarrett@seattleschools.org

    Tina Kim
    aukim@seattleschools.org

    Annika Mizuta
    ahmizuta@seattleschools.org

    Sandy Teakell
    sateakell@seattleschools.org