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 Title II, Part A Supporting Effective Instruction Grant - State Activities


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Mission

The mission of the GaDOE Title II, Part A Program ​is to provide technical assistance, and resources, to local education agencies in support of the United States Department of Education's (ED) Title II, Part A Supporting Effective Instruction Grant's purpose of increasing academic achievement by improving the effe​ctiveness of teachers, principals and other school leaders.

SEA Implementation of Title II, Part A

Title II, Part A State Activities

Title II, Part A Program staff responsible for State Activities are a part of the Teacher and Leader Support and Development Division of the Office of Teaching and Learning. The staff provides resources and training to support the grant purpose. 

​Program Overview ​​​​​​​

Title II, Part A was originally authorized as Eisenhower Professional Development and the Class Size Reduction programs under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965, was reauthorized in 2001 by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and in 2015 by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  

Title II, Part A Supporting Effective Instruction Grant funds are obtained by the State on the basis of the United States Department of Education’s (ED) approval of either (1) Georgia's State plan or (2) Georgia's consolidated application that includes the Title II, Part A Program. Through the program, state and local educational agencies (SEAs and LEAs) receive funds using a ED provided formula based on poverty and population.​

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 Contact Information State Activities


S. Wheeler Flag Background Square.jpg Shauntice Wheeler
Title II, Part A Program Manager
State Activities
404-463-5281 
 
Allison Beasley  
Title II, Part A Education Program Specialist
470-763-1120

Jertarius Cook 
Title II, Part A Education Program Specialist
404-922-9310


DeOnna Dalton 
Title II, Part A Education Program Specialist
470-738-1151

Deanie Fincher
Part Time- Title II,Part A Professional Learning Specialist
678-696-1455

Katherine Gerbis
Title II,Part A Education Program Specialist
404-326-7017 

Stefany Howard 
Part Time- Title II, Part A Professional Learning Specialist
770-634-8421