The school district receives funds through several federal and state allocated and competitive grant awards. These funds are used to provide programs and services to schools, students, and families in the Souderton Area community.
For further information about federal and state grant programs contact John-Paul Franzen, Supervisor of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone at 215-723-6061, Ext. 10280.
Title I is a 100% federally funded supplemental education program that provides financial assistance to high-poverty schools to help children meet the state content and performance standards in reading, language arts, and mathematics.
Title II, Part A, is a 100% federally funded supplemental educational program that provides financial assistance to improve the skills of teachers and the quality of instruction in core academic subjects in public and private elementary and secondary schools.
Title IV is a 100% federally funded supplemental educational program that provides funding for three areas: a WELL-ROUNDED education, safe and healthy school, the effective use of technology. Schools receive funding and have flexibility in the amount and the way they spend these federal funds.
For further information about Title I, II, IV, and state grant programs contact John-Paul Franzen, Supervisor of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, via e-mail at email@example.com or telephone at 215-723-6061, ext. 10280.
Title III is a 100% federally funded supplemental program that concentrates on delivering language instruction educational programs to students who have a primary language other than English. This program is designed to improve the education of limited English proficient (LEP) children by helping them learn English and meet state academic and achievement standards.
The Souderton Area School District has implemented procedures and policies that ensure the hiring and retention of qualified teachers and paraprofessionals. Parents may request information regarding the professional qualifications of their child's teacher(s), and of professionals who provide instructional services to their children.
As per Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), this letter is intended to inform you that all Souderton Area School District teachers are considered “highly qualified” under Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This “highly qualified” status was attained by taking appropriate courses and by passing the state test for that subject area,
You have the right to request information regarding the professional qualifications of your child’s classroom teacher(s). If you request this information, the district will provide you with the following as soon as possible:
if the teacher has met state licensing requirements for the grade level and subjects in which the teacher is providing instruction.
if the teacher is teaching under an emergency status for which state licensing requirements have been waived.
the type of college degree major of the teacher and the field of discipline for any graduate degree or certificate.
If you would like to request this information, please contact your child's school principal.