Federally Funded Programs

Contact Information

Federal Programs Division Administrator
Shelley Hamel
(307) 777-6132
shelley.hamel@wyo.gov
Division Administrative Assistant
Brittany Scherden
(307) 777-6281
brittany.scherden@wyo.gov

The Federal Programs Division allocates federal funds to the Local Educational Agencies in the state and provides technical assistance, customer service, and monitors specific programs of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as amended by The Every Student Succeeds Act.

Federal Programs Guidance

For Local Education Agencies:

For Institutions of Higher Education

Title I

The purpose of the Title I Program is to provide supplemental educational programs and support for students most at risk of failing to meet state academic standards.
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Title II-A

The purpose of this program is to provide grants to districts in order to increase student academic achievement by improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in the classrooms and principals in schools.
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Title III

In December 2009, Wyoming became the 22nd State to join the World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium. WIDA is a consortium of states dedicated to the design and implementation of high standards and equitable educational opportunities for English language learners. Wyoming adopted the ACCESS for ELLs English Language Proficiency Assessment as its State Assessment to comply with federal accountability requirements related to English Language Learners.
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Perkins

To satisfy Perkins IV requirements for measuring technical skill attainment in an “industry-specific” manner.(federal indicator 2S1). In order to do this…
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Fiscal Guidance Management