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 Title II, Part A Guidance & Resources

​Title II, Part A State Guidance

Our LEA Handbook was composed as a support for LEAs implementing the Title II, Part A program. This handbook is subject to change at any time given updates in federal or state legislation or guidance. LEAs are ultimately responsible for their program implementation. Any questions not addressed in the handbook should be directed to the assigned specialist. Please note: all quick guides, that were previously published as separate documents, have now been included as part of the Title II, Part A LEA Handbook.

CLIP: Consolidated LEA Improvement Plan

GaDOE has streamlined the ESSA application process. Information and resources are available on the Federal Programs CLIP Webpage.   

OPTIONAL Sample Title II, Part A CNA Surveys

Budget & Effectiveness

FY20 Title II, Part A Allocation

FY20 Budget Review Checklist & Attachments

Monitoring & Compliance

Private Schools & Equitable Services

  1. LINK: Ombudsman Webpage​​
  2. LINK: GaDOE​ Data Collections Private School List​​


FY21 Coming Soon.



Georgia’s Systems of Continuous Improvement

The Georgia Department of Education’s strategic plan emphasizes transforming the Department into one that provides meaningful su​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​pport to schools and districts. The Department has developed a common, continuous improvement framework to ensure that these efforts are aligned across all GaDOE​ divisions, departments, and programs. The Georgia’s Systems of Continuous Improvement framework focuses on the systems and structures (the “what”) that must be in place for sustained improvement in student outcomes. It also utilizes a problem-solving model (the “how”) to provide a clear process for identifying improvement needs, planning for improvement, and implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the improvement efforts.
Opportunities for Title II, Part A support are woven throughout Georgia’s Systems of Continuous Improvement. A Coherent Instructional System can be supported by Title II, Part A to provide ALL teachers and school leaders with opportunities to broaden and deepen their understanding and practice of effective instructional strategies.  Title II, Part A also provides the means for schools and LEAs to develop their Professional Capacity through attracting, placing, and supporting effective educators. Research indicates Effective Leadership is critical to the success of our schools and Title II, Part A can provide the necessary support for the development of effective leaders through professional learning and mentorship. These opportunities go toward supporting and developing the whole child and providing the access for low income students and families to effective teachers and leaders.​ 
To access guidance and training on the Georgia Systems of Continuous Improvement, please use the following link.

 Georgia's Systems of Continuous Improvement


TRAINING: Please provide feedback to any and all training sessions using the link below. We rely on feedback as we plan our sessions. Enter the formal title of the training session and "Title II, Part A Specialists" as the presenter.
RESOURCES: Please consider taking a moment to give us feedback ​on our resources. Let us know what is helpful and what you would like to see to help with your implementation of Title II, Part A. You can also contact us at  


 Contact Information

Regional Service List and State Map​​​​

Terri Still
Title II, Part A Program Manager
Grant Administration
(404) 561-3876

Gina King
Title II, Part A Education Program Specialist
(404) 290-7577​

Chris Leonard
Title II, Part A Education Program Specialist
(404) 561-4888

Joy Gentry
Title II, Part A Education Program Specialist
(404) 290-8763