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Learning Leadership & Innovation

Federal & State Programs

Cynthia Borden
Director - State & Federal Accountability
District Testing Coordinator

Saundra Polanco
Secretary to the Director

Department Information

The Office of State and Federal Programs is responsible for the coordination and supervision of various federal, state, and local programs. This includes funding and initiatives under the:

•Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) reauthorized as the Every Student Succeeds Act in 2015 (ESSA)

Title I - Improving Basic Programs
Title II - Supporting Effective Instruction
Title III - English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement
Title IV - Student Support and Academic Enrichment

•State Compensatory Education
We also provide training and program development in the areas of needs assessments, program evaluations, progress monitoring, and district and campus improvement plans; and organize the work of the District Education Improvement Committee (DEIC).