Federal Programs

Title I - No Child Left Behind Act 2001

Title I - Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended (ESEA) is a cooperative program that provides supplemental instruction in reading and mathematics for public and nonpublic students in three school districts.

The Title I program is the largest program of federal aid for elementary and secondary education. Federal funds are allocated to school districts on the basis of the number of students from low-income families and from families receiving aid for dependent children. Students placed in foster homes and institutions for the neglected and delinquent also are used in determining district allocations.

The intermediate unit responsibilities include:

  • collecting the necessary data to prioritize needs
  • writing the consolidated program application
  • being responsible for all fiscal control and accounting
  • serving as liaison between the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and the participating school districts
  • recruiting, employing and supervising teachers and paraeducators

Title II - No Child Left Behind Act 2001

Title II - Part A is a 100% federally-funded supplemental cooperative program for three districts that focuses on preparing, training and recruiting highly qualified teachers. Included in this program are class size reduction initiatives and sustained, intensive high-quality professional development opportunities designed to upgrade the expertise of teachers and other school staff.

The intermediate unit's responsibilities include:

  • collecting the necessary data to determine program needs
  • writing the program application
  • being responsible for all fiscal control and accounting
  • serving as contact for districts with PDE in Title II, Part A matters

Point of Contact: Mrs. Kelly Davis

Ph: 814-887-5512

Email: kdavis@iu9.org