COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P.O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 17
April 15, 2005
Jo Lynne DeMary
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Submission of 2005-2006 Federal Program Applications under Public Law 107-110, No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
This communication informs school division superintendents that the 2005-2006 federal program applications under Public Law 107-110, No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, are available on the Department of Educations website at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/Instruction/OCP/nclb-applications.html. Applications can also be accessed through the departments No Child Left Behind website at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/nclb/.
The deadline for all federal applications is July 1, 2005. A school division that submits an approvable individual or a consolidated application by July 1, 2005, will have the appropriate 2005-2006 funds available on a reimbursement basis as of July 1, 2005. A school division that submits an approvable application after July 1, 2005, will have the appropriate 2005-2006 funds available on a reimbursement basis as of the date the application is received at the Virginia Department of Education.
The available applications are the Local Consolidated Application and the following individual program applications:
Title I, Part A, Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies;
Title I, Part C, Education of Migratory Children;
Title I, Part D, Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk;
Title II, Part A, Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High Quality Teachers and Principals;
Title II, Part D, Enhancing Education Through Technology;
Title III, Part A, Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students;
Title IV, Part A, Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act;
Title V, Part A, Innovative Programs; and
Title VI, Part B, Subpart 2, Rural and Low-Income School Program.
Divisions may choose to change from submitting individual program applications to a local consolidated application, or from submitting a local consolidated application to individual program applications. Divisions may also submit a combination of a local consolidated application and one or more individual program applications.
Until the U.S. Department of Education and, subsequently, the Virginia Department of Education release the July 1, 2005, federal allocation amounts, the 2004-2005 federal allocations should be used to complete the budget sections of the applications. Budget amendments may be submitted to adjust projected program expenses at any time during the process.
Each application is accompanied by a set of guidelines and instructions and the name of a program contact person at the Virginia Department of Education. Please contact the appropriate program representative as needed during the application completion and revision process. If there are questions related to the mechanics of completing the application, please contact Duane Sergent, reports and grants manager, at (804) 371-2929, or by e-mail at Duane.Sergent@doe.virginia.gov.
After application completion, questions related to the electronic submission of the application through the departments Online Management of Education Grant Awards (OMEGA) system should be directed to Karen Lux, associate director, federal grants administration, at (804) 371-6877, or by e-mail at Karen.Lux@doe.virginia.gov.