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Special Programs Staff

12 months ago

Spencer Taylor
Executive Director of Elementary Education (K-4)
Director of Title I and LAP
(509) 884-7169      

Mark Marney
Executive Director of Secondary Education (5-12)
Director of Migrant and Bilingual Programs                       
(509) 884-7169                                                 

Sally Olinger
Special Programs Coordinator
(509) 888-4732

Raquel Ellis
Special Programs Assistant, SES Coordinator
(509) 888-4734

Guadalupe Carpio                                                
Migrant Recruiter                                                 
(509) 888-4730

Nan Cuevas
Bilingual Specialist
Migrant Records Clerk
(509) 888-4735

Robert Martinez                                                    
Migrant Graduation Specialist                            
Eastmont Junior High School                            
(509) 888-1312

Thalia Garcia
Migrant /Bilingual Coordinator
(509) 888-4731

Vidal Hurtado                                                             
Migrant/Bilingual Student Advocate                  
Eastmont High School                                         
(509) 888-1288

Lisa Flores
PASS Coordinator
Migrant Graduation Specialist
Eastmont High School (509) 888-2551                                                                                      
Cell (509) 470-4615

Yvonne Rojas
Migrant Graduation Specialist
Eastmont Junior High School                                                                            



Title Ia - Improving Basic Programs

about 1 year ago

Overview of Tittle I, Part A

Title I, Part A is a federal program that provides financial support to schools to help disadvantaged and low performing students so that all children meet challenging state academic standards.  Eastmont follows the Schoolwide process giving our seven funded schools flexibility to serve all students who demonstrate a need for support.  Our schools that receive Title Ia funds are:  Cascade Elementary, Grant Elementary, Kenroy Elementary, Lee Elementary, Rock Island Elementary, Clovis Point Intermediate, and Sterling K-7.

Title Ia - Staff Resources

Parent Involvement

We know that family involvement in a child’s education is a greater predictor of academic success than whether or not that family is affluent or poor. It is also evident that students whose families take an active interest in their school life are more likely to attend school regularly, pass their classes, enroll in higher-level programs, and go on to higher education or a technical career.

Overview of Title I and Parent Involvement (Spanish)

School-Parent Compact: The Compact is an annual agreement between the parent, student, and school regarding the joint responsibilities in helping each student find success.  These documents are completed during Parent Conferences.

District Parent Involvement Policy #4130:  This policy guides how our district will involve parents in the education of their students.  This policy is reviewed each year with parents and updated as needed.  If you would like to provide input into the revision of this policy, please contact the Special Programs office and/or be watching for information about a way to get involved. 

Parents Right to Know:  Parents of children in schools that receive Title I, Part A funding have the right to request and receive information about the professional qualifications of teachers and instructional paraprofessionals in their building.  

District and School Report Card

The District and School Report Card provides the following information on public schools and districts in Washington State:  Student Achievement, Student Demographics, and Staff information.  For more information, please visit:

Have a Complaint?

Any individual or organization may file a signed, written complaint if it believes the state, a local school district, an educational service district, or other sub-grantee has violated one or more requirements of federal statutes or regulations or state regulations that apply to a federal program.  For more information, please visit:

Public School Choice and SES Data

LAP (Learning Assistance Program)

about 1 year ago

The Learning Assistance Program is supplemental to basic education funding.   LAP funds are used in addition to basic education funds to accelerate the learning for students who are significantly behind their peers in math and/or reading as well as to help 11th and 12th grade students who are credit deficient.

Staff LAP Resources

Supplemental Educational Services

about 1 year ago

If your child attends Grant, Cascade, or Lee Elementary, Sterling or Clovis Intermediate School and you are receiving free or reduced lunch, your student may be entitled to free tutoring paid by Title IA.

 When a Title I school is in Step 2 or beyond with regard to School Improvement, your child may be eligible to receive free tutoring through Supplemental Educational Services (SES) in reading, language arts, and/or math. Eligible students (those who participate in the free or reduced lunch program) may access these free tutoring services.

 The extra help can be provided before or after school, on weekends, during school vacation times, or during summer. This is at no cost to you. SES providers are approved by the Title I department at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).

 Each school has the list of approved tutoring providers that you may choose from. The list is also available at theEastmont School District website and the OSPI website.

 If interested, please return your completed application (see enclosure) to Raquel Ellis, SES Coordinator at the District Office or to your school.  Applications must be submitted by the dates below.

 Our two enrollment windows are:

 October 1st – October 15th, 2015–Enrollment forms due October 22nd

November 11th– November 25th, 2015–Enrollment forms due December 7th

If you have questions about the program or need assistance in completing the enclosed application contact Raquel Ellis at 509.888.4734.












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