• Department of State and Federal Programs
    The Department of State and Federal Programs is responsible for the coordination and supervision of various federal, state, and local programs. This includes funding initiatives under the:

    Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) reauthorized as the Every Student Succeeds Act in 2015 (ESSA)

    • Title I Part A - Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies
    • Title II Part A - Supporting Effective Instruction
    • Title III - English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement
    • Title IV - Student Support and Academic Enrichment

    Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund

    • ESSER I - Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) 
    • ESSER II - Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA Act) 
    • ESSER III - American Rescue Plan (ARP Act)  *Visit this page for more information regarding the ESSER III use of funds plan or the Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plan*

    State Compensatory Education (SCE)

    • State At-Risk
    • Economically Disadvantaged
    • Enrolled at a Title I School
    • Pregnancy Related Services Support

    The Waller ISD Procedures for State Compensatory Education can be found here.

    Public Comments
    Your feedback and input are extremely valuable and will help in the evaluation and continuous improvement of programs in the district. All parents, district employees, students, and community members are encouraged to submit comments at any time on any grant application or program plan by emailing the Director of State and Federal Programs:

    Angie Campbell Pulido
    acampbellpulido@wallerisd.net

    Notice of Current Grant Entitlements or Awards
    Waller ISD is currently a recipient of the following grants: 

    Grant Name Entitlement/Award Amount Availability Period Type of Award
    Title I $1,462,897 July 1, 2022 -
    September 30, 2023
    Federal
    Title II $240,834 July 1, 2022 -
    September 30, 2023
    Federal
    Title III $256,965 July 1, 2022 -
    September 30, 2023
    Federal
    Title IV $98,394 July 1, 2022 -
    September 30, 2023
    Federal
    ARP Homeless $51,091 September 1, 2021 -
    September 30, 2024
    Federal
    ESSER II $4,399,198 March 13, 2020 -
    September 30, 2023
    Federal
    ESSER III $9,883,165 March 13, 2020 -
    September 30, 2023
    Federal
    TCLAS - ESSER III $400,000 March 1, 2021 -
    August 31, 2024
    Federal

    Parents Right to Know
    In accordance with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) / PARENTS’ RIGHT-TO-KNOW, this is a notification to every parent of a student in a Title I school that you have the right to request and receive in a timely manner: a) information regarding the professional qualifications of your student’s classroom teachers and/or paraprofessionals.  

    The information regarding the professional qualifications of your student’s classroom teachers/paraprofessional shall include the following:  

    1. If the teacher has met state certification/qualification criteria for the grade level and subject areas taught:
    2. If the teacher is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which state certification/qualification criteria are waived; 
    3. The teacher is assigned in the field of discipline of the certification;
    4. Whether the student is provided services by paraprofessionals, and if so, their qualifications [ESSA 1112(e)(1)(A)(i)-(ii)]  

    Teachers may meet this requirement if the district is implementing its approved District Innovation teacher certification policy or if the teacher meets the State Certification assignment rules. 

    If you would like to receive any additional information about any of the above issues, please contact the Department of State and Federal Programs.  

    In addition to the above information, you will also be notified if your student has been taught for four or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who does not meet the applicable state certification requirements at the grade level and subject area in which the teacher has been assigned. [ESSA 1112(e)(1)(B)(ii)]  This notification will be sent to you from your child's campus princpal.

    Private Non-Profit Notice
    Private Non-Profit Schools, who legally qualify as a non-profit and are located in Waller ISD or serve students from Waller ISD may be eligible for federal funds from the Every Student Succeeds Act. For more information, contact:

    Angie Campbell Pulido
    acampbellpulido@wallerisd.net