Federal Programs

Federal Programs Director Heidi Rahn
 
 
Bubble Wheel graph listing NSD Federal Programs
 
 

English Language Learner Program:

      • Serves: 1,600 (+)
      • Provides a co-teaching model that supports students in their grade-level classroom, removing barriers between content and language

21st Century Grant Program:

      • Serves 160 students
      • A before- and after-school program supporting at-risk students in their home school environment with academic support and enrichment, social and emotional support and foundations, STEM and robotics, as well as family engagement
      • A grant-funded program through the federal 21st Century Grant Programing fund; currently available at 4 elementary schools and 2 middle schools

Migrant Education Program:

      • Serves 450 (+)
      • Supports, provides, and advocates for our migrant and immigration families in academic, social/emotional, medical/dental, housing, and basic needs, graduation and credit recovery, and bridging the academic gap.
      • Has a summer school program to help bridge the academic gap and an identification and recruitment coordinator and migrant preschool

Family Community Resource Center, FCR (Community School):

      • Serves 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school as well as the whole community
      • Provides support and services around basic needs (food and clothing) as well as mental health, medical/dental, early literacy, case management navigation, extracurricular programs, family and community engagement, and a variety of other needs that arise

Unaccompanied Youth HUB:

      • Serves 15-20 unaccompanied youth
      • Provides and supports unaccompanied youth in basic needs, academic support and achievement, resume building, job building, interview skills, financial and banking knowledge, mentorship, counseling, goal setting, and a place to be a kid

McKinney – Vento (Homelessness):

      • Serves 948 + 76 unaccompanied youth (this number fluctuates)
      • Provides and supports our NSD families that qualify as homeless under the federal McKinney-Vento Act in basic needs, shelter/housing, parenting classes, resume and job building, bridging the gap of poverty, setting goals, job retention, utility support, mental health and counseling, as well as navigation and case management of community resources