Federal Program Initiatives

  • Highly Qualified

    As a requirement of the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) statue, Louisiana has developed a plan to reach the goal that "all teachers" of core academic 
    subjects be highly qualified.


    Parental Involvement

    Parental Involvement activities are designed to foster family literacy initiatives.
    Contact your child's school for updated information.
    Contact: 
    Parent Education Center
     
    Parent Education Centers are maintained to provide parents with varied educational resources to help their children. Resource teachers are able to assist parents in becoming partners in their children's education. Parent Centers are located in Hammond,
    Roseland, and Kentwood.
    School Choice
     
    Parents whose children attend low-performing Title I schools may be given the opportunity to transfer their children to higher performing schools.
    School Improvement

    The School Improvement Process has three distinct yet overlapping phases; planning, implementing, and evaluating until the changes become 
    institutionalized as part of the school's climate.
    School Improvement Plan Template 2011-12 (Word)
    Contact:

    Staff Development

    Federal Programs supports researched-based professional development opportunities for educators that build capacity, promote professional learning communities, and support instructional practices focused on improving student achievement.  

    TAP (System for Teacher and Student Advancement)
     
    TAP™: The System for Teacher and Student Advancement is the leading comprehensive school reform that restructures the teaching profession. The system, which is operated by the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching, offers teachers and principals a thriving learning environment with opportunities to excel and improve student achievement.