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​​​​​​Private School Participation in Federal Programs Webinar:

​Federally Funded programs for Students, Teachers, and Parents in Non-Public Schools 


Title I, Part A  

Non-profit private schools are eligible to participate in Federally funded programs to receive equitable services for their eligible students, their teachers, and parents.  These funds may be used to provide supplementary instruction to students who are educationally disadvantaged and failing or most at risk of failing to meet high academic standards, and who reside in Title I, Part A public school zones.  Instruction may take place during the school day, before or after school, or in the summer.
For private schools that qualify, services may be provided at the private school, at the center of the third party contractor, or at another location agreed upon by the parents.  These services may be included in your service delivery plan: 
  • Extended services /or tutoring inside or outside the regular classroom
  • Family literacy
  • Counseling
  • Computer-assisted instruction
  • Any combination of services listed above
The service delivery plan must be developed in consultation with private schools receive Title I, Part A services, private schools do not receive Title I, Part A funds directly.
Teachers of eligible students will receive at least two professional development trainings provided by the third-party contractor.
Parents of eligible students will receive at least two parent trainings provided by the third -party contractor.
·       A summer enrichment program is also available for private school students to participate in.  The program is called Comprehension and Science Investigation (CSI) and the focus is reading enrichment.  Enrollment information is made available each spring and provides the locations, dates and times of the program as well as enrollment forms.
·       Parent to Kids is a literacy education program where parents and students participate in activities to build literacy awareness and learn activities to do together at home. 

Helpful Links: 

Title I Homepage 

Title II, Part A - Principal and Teacher Training and Recruiting 

Title II, Part A funds provide private schools with professional development for teacher training in the core academic subjects as well as best practices in the areas of classroom management and instructional strategies.  Private schools who wish to participate are provided an allocation of funds based on student enrollment on the 100th day of school.​

This allocation is used for participation in various professional development opportunities provided in the identified core academic subject areas through Volusia County Schools Professional Development website or for pre-approved conferences and workshops within the state of Florida. 

Private schools complete a Title II professional development plan that includes needs assessment, activities, assurances, and a budget plan and must return it to the Grants Development office for approval before any professional development training is approved. 

Helpful Links: 

 Volusia County Schools Professional Development Department Homepage - 

Title I, Part C – Education of Migratory Children

Title I, Part C funds provide support and supplemental educational services to families who travel for agriculture jobs.

Helpful Links: 

Migrant Program Homepage   

Title III, Part A – Supplemental Instructional Support for English Language Learners 

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is a comprehensive program which provides instruction to improve the English language proficiency of students at all levels.  ESOL instruction integrates instructional techniques for teaching English as a Second Language in accordance with English language curriculum requirements.  Students in the ESOL program function at different levels of English, come from diverse backgrounds and speak various languages.

Helpful Links: 

ESOL Program Homepage

21st Century Learning Centers

(Starke, Westside and Turie T. Small Elementary and Campbell Middle schools)

Starke Night Alive, Westside Night Alive, Kidzone and Campbell Night Alive are enrichment programs that run after school and during the summer.  Activities include tutoring, homework help, arts, technology, character education, and a variety of sports.  

Contact the school directly for more information.​

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