Winston County Schools receives funding from the Federal government to administer programs under its mandate. The primary goal of Federal Programs is to improve student achievement through increased parental involvement, teacher training, and student services.
Title I, Part A - Basic
This program provides financial assistance through State educational agencies (SEAs) to local educational agencies (LEAs) and public schools with high numbers or percentages of poor children to help ensure that all children meet challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards.
•smaller classes or special instructional spaces
•additional teachers and aides
•opportunities for professional development for school staff
•extra time for teaching Title I students the skills they need
•a variety of supplementary teaching methods
•an individualized program for students
•additional teaching materials which supplement their regular instruction
Title II, Part A - Highly Qualified Teachers and Principals
•To increase academic achievement by improving teacher and principal quality;
•To increase the number of highly qualified teachers in classrooms;
•To improve the skills of principals and assistant principals in schools;
•To increase the effectiveness of teachers and principals by holding LEAs and schools accountable for improvements in student academic achievement; and
•To combine the former Eisenhower Professional Development Program and the former Class-Size Reduction Initiative into one funding program.
Title VI, Part B - Rural Education
To address the unique needs of rural school districts that frequently:
•Lack the personnel and resources needed to compete effectively for Federal competitive grants; and
•Receive formula grant allocations in amounts too small to be effective in meeting their intended purposes.
Winston County Education 2015-2016 Parental Involvement Plan
FY15-16 Annual Federal Programs Presentation
Winston County 2016 Title 1 Plan
For more information regarding Federal Programs, contact:
Mr. Shandy Porter, Coordinator of Federal Programs and Grants
PO Box 9
Double Springs, AL 35553
205-489-5018 Ext. 6714
Equal Education/Employment Opportunity Statement
It is the official policy of the Winston County School System that no person in the system shall, on the grounds of race, color, disability, sex, religion, creed, national origin, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.