Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law in December 2015. It reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). Newly authorized under subpart 1 of Title IV, Part A of the ESEA is the SSAE program. The SSAE program is intended to improve students' academic achievement by increasing the capacity of State educational agencies (SEAs), local educational agencies (LEAs), and local communities to provide all students with access to a well-rounded education; safe and healthy students; and the effective use of technology to improve the academic achievement and digital literacy of all students.
The Title IV, Part A SSAE program is administered through Utah Grants. Applications for the new funding period will be available in Utah Grants in the fall of 2020.
Application will be available in Utah Grants in October 2020
Grant Applications Due Date: Friday, October 30, 2020, 5 p.m.
Your Local Education Agency (LEA) has funds available for Title IVA Fiscal Year 2021. Please choose the option best for your LEA to utilize these funds:
Title IV Part A Reimbursement Request Form
The Title IV, Part A SSAE program requires financial reporting in the following three areas: safe and healthy, well rounded, and effective use of technology. To ensure accurate and timely reporting, the linked reimbursement request form will be required for all reimbursement requests submitted in Utah Grants.
Non-Regulatory Guidance Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants
United States Department of Education
T4PA Center Addressing Exclusionary Discipline
If a Local Education Agency (LEA) expresses a need in addressing exclusionary discipline, Title IV, Part A State coordinators can use the following information to support LEAs as they conduct their needs assessment, prepare their LEA application, consider how to evaluate their effort, and/or seek additional information.
Title IV, Part A LEA Needs Assessment Tool
National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE)
Title IVA High Leverage Strategies
These strategy guides have been developed by Utah State Board of Education content specialists to assist LEAs in choosing high leverage strategies in each allowable activity for various content areas.
September 29, 2020
Title IVA Local Education Agency (LEA) Supports 9-29-2020
September 23, 2020
January 24, 2019
Title IV-A 1-24-2019
January 14, 2019
Title IV-A Webinar 1-14-2019
Title IV, Part A Grant Coordinator and Health and Physical Education Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7734 | E-mail