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 Federal Programs


The mission of Federal Programs is ​to provide technical assistance, program monitoring and resources to local educational agencies (LEA) to ensure that all children have an opportunity to obtain a high quality education and to achieve proficiency on the state's high academic achievement standards.​


Updates from the Office of Federal Programs

​Did you miss an email message from the Office of Federal Programs?  Browse an archive of messages below. 


Georgia’s Systems of Continuous Improvement

  • Professional development for LEAs on ESSA Plan will be offered at GCEL
  • Updates from the State Superintendent

Coordination and Consultation with Private Schools

  • Guidance on Inviting Private Schools for Fall Consultation Meeting
  • Webinar: Private School Updates

2017 ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Growth Performance Bands

7/28/2017 Federal Programs Budget Preparation, Language Instruction for English Learners and Immigrant Students, Parent Involvement Coordinator Webinar, Education of Migratory Children - Identification and Recruitment Training
6/30/2017 Title IV, Part A Allocations, Consolidated App now accepting CLIP documents, Parents of English Learners FAQs, Grant Award Notices,
To view the entire archive of Updates, click here.

FY17 Federal Programs Conference

Georgia’s Systems of Continuous Improvement -
Friday Webinar Series​

​​​​​Budget Information for All Federal Programs (starts at 00:01)​
Title I, Part A – Education for the Disadvantaged (starts at 44:35)
Title I, Part A – Parent and Family Engagement (starts at 3:59:00)
Title IV, Part A – Student Support and Academic Enrichment (starts at 4:15:00)
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act – IDEA (starts at 4:40:00)
Title II, Part A – Supporting Effective Instruction (starts at 5:00:00)
Title I, Part C – Education of Migratory Children (starts at 5:30:00)
Grants:  EHCY, Foster Care, N&D, REAP (starts at 6:00:00)
​School Improvement Grant 1003(a) (starts at 6:20:00)


 Contact Information

Debbie Gay
Deputy Superintendent
Federal Programs
Phone: 404-657-4209

Craig Geers

Associate Superintendent
Federal Programs
Phone: 404-657-4209

John Wight
Federal Programs
Phone: ​404-463-1857

Shaun Owen
Consolidated Federal Initiatives
State Ombudsman​

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