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 Title III, Part A: Language Instruction for English Learners and Immigrant Students


Title III, Part A: Language Instruction for English Learners and Immigrant Students of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 as Amended under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) P.L. 115-141, enacted March 23, 2018, awards subgrants to eligible Local Education Agencies (LEA) “to help ensure that English learners (ELs), including immigrant children and youth, attain English proficiency and develop high levels of academic achievement in English.” [Sec. 3102 (1)] School districts with EL populations larger than the minimum threshold receive direct Title III, Part A allocations, while school districts with EL populations less than the minimum are eligible to form or join a Title III-A Regional LEA consortium in order to meet the minimum threshold collectively and thus receive an allocation. (See Consortia resources here.

For more information about Georgia’s EL Entrance and Exit Criteria and information about Georgia’s ESOL Language Program follow this link to the State ESOL Language Program Webpage.

Communicating with Parents

 
 

Title III in the ESSA

New for Districts

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 Contact Information

 

 

Regional Contact List: by State Map or Alphabetical by LEA


Dr. Margaret (Meg) Baker
Title III, Part A Program Manager
mbaker@doe.k12.ga.us
678-794-3695​

Title III, Part A Questions & Support      

(678) 794-3695     

ELPrograms@doe.k12.ga.us


Regional Specialists

Dr. Adria Griffin                                            Title III Program Specialist - Northeast Region agriffin@doe.k12.ga.us                                      678-416-1273

Ms. Dely Roberts
Title III Program Specialist – Middle Region
droberts@doe.k12.ga.us
470-421-9976

Tammie Smith
Title III Program Specialist – South Region
tsmith@doe.k12.ga.us
678-794-3667

 

 Title III Resources

 
 

 District Documents Archive