2022 23 DMI Training
Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards
United States Department of Education
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), requires Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to invite private school officials to consult on Title I equitable services each year. To ensure timely and meaningful consultations, meetings should occur by the spring/early summer.
The ESEA, requires that consultation occur between the LEA and private nonprofit (nonpublic) school officials. The LEA is required to submit an Affirmation of Consultation for each private school that participates in a consultation.
Both targeted assistance and schoolwide Title I programs require paraprofessionals to be highly qualified. To meet the highly qualified requirements, a paraprofessional must have a high school diploma or equivalent plus one of the following:
Exceptions to the Title I Highly Qualified Requirements:
What Types of Instructional Support May a Paraprofessional Provide as Part of a Title I Program?