Dr. Robbie Anderson, Director of Accountability and Improvement
Patti Fatherree, Federal Programs Secretary
Phone: (423) 434-5220
Fax: (423) 218-0549
Johnson City Schools receive federal funding for many programs either through entitlement, which are funds received by all districts based on various criteria or through competitive grants, which means that the district as applied to receive a part of these funds. Below is a list of Johnson City Schools federal programs. Click the links for more information.
Every Student Succeeds Act
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed by President Obama on December 10, 2015, and represents good news for our nation’s schools. This bipartisan measure reauthorizes the 50-year-old Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the nation’s national education law, and longstanding commitment to equal opportunity for all students.
The new law builds on key areas of progress in recent years, made possible by the efforts of educators, communities, parents, and students across the country.
Click here for information on ESSA.
Federal Programs administers and supports programs that improve the academic achievement of disadvantaged students (Title I); prepare, train, and recruit high-quality teachers and principals (Title II); provide language instruction for limited English proficient students (Title III).
Title I Program
Procedures for Demonstrating Title I Comparability Compliance
Johnson City Schools Comparability Timeline
Title IIA - Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High-Quality Teachers and Principals
English Language Learners (ELL)
The English Language Learners (ELL) program provides language instruction for limited English proficient students (Title III).
Title III - Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students
Homeless, Migrant & Foster Care Programs
Homeless Education program procedures of homeless and foster care students can be found below.
Title IX Homeless Education Program
JCS Board Policy on Homeless Students
McKinney-Vento Dispute Resolution Process
Foster Care Training
Other Federal Programs
Carl Perkins / Career Technical Education
21st Century Community Learning Centers
Last Updated: October 12, 2020