Federal Programs

“We were better able to comply with NCLB, regain status as an Indian Education grant applicant, and improve our grant applications and reporting. We are grateful for SERRC’s exceptional assistance, and look forward to more collaboration.”
– Jim Elliott, Denali Borough School District Superintendent


During FY17 SERRC wrote 18 federal grants for 6 districts totaling $1 million.

Working closely with the Department of Education, Bureau of Indian Education, and the Office of Indian Education, SERRC assists districts in developing grant applications, writing annual reports, and modifying grants as necessary to meet requirements of the following programs:

  • Title I, Part A – Programs for educationally disadvantaged children in attendance areas with high concentration of low-income families.
  • Title I, Part C – Migrant Education program to meet the educational needs of children of migratory workers.
  • Title II, Part A – Program to increase student achievement by improving the quality and effectiveness of teachers, principals and other school leaders.
  • Title III, Part A – English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement. Helps ensure English learners attain English proficiency and develop high levels of academic achievement in English.
  • Title IV, Subpart 1 – Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants. Program to improve students’ academic achievement by increasing capacity to provide access to a well-rounded education, improve school conditions for student learning and improve the use of technology.
  • Title V – Flexibility and Accountability. Program that enables flexibility to target funds to the programs and activities that most address unique needs of States and localities.
  • Title V, Subpart 1 – Small, Rural School Achievement Program. Program that enables the flexible use of funds to support activities under Title I Part A, Title II Part A, Title III, Title IV Part A or B.
  • Title VI – Indian Education – Formula grants designed to assist local educational agencies to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indian and Alaska Native students.
  • Carl Perkins Career and Technical Education (CTE) Grant – Formula grant that helps develop the academic and career and technical skills of secondary students who enroll in CTE programs.
  • Johnson O’Malley – Discretionary grants from the Bureau of Indian Education to provide supplemental programs for Native American students.
  • Quality Schools – Program to increase student performance and standards implementation.
  • Grant Applications – Prepare project applications in conjunction with district designated staff in accordance with specific grant requirements. Submit applications to the district for review and approval, and submission to granting agencies.
  • Grant Modifications – Prepare grant modifications as necessary and requested during the course of the project year.
  • Annual Reports – Prepare narrative reports (not financial reports) required by the granting agency and/or as identified in the project application.
  • Specialized Services
    • ESEA Pre-Compliance Monitoring
    • TransACT Parent Notices
    • Indian Education Parent Advisory Committee Training
    • District Report Card