Title I of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires each state educational agency that receives Title I funds to create a State Committee of Practitioners to advise the State in carrying out its responsibilities under the Title I program. The purpose of this committee is to review any state rules and regulations relating to Title I, ensuring that they conform to the intent and purposes of Title I.
The majority of members must be representatives from local education agencies and includes representatives from the following categories:
- Teachers, including vocational educators
- Members of local school boards*
- Representatives of private school children*
- Pupil Services Personnel
*areas currently under-represented
Regular meetings of the committee will be conducted on a quarterly basis at the Maine Department of Education Offices in Augusta, with the term of membership commencing August 1st, 2019 and expiring July 31st, 2021.
Those interested in serving on the Title I Committee of Practitioners Committee should contact the Maine DOE Title I Program Coordinator, Monique Sullivan, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-624-6723 by 5pm on Friday, July 26th, 2019 for further information.