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Title IV, Part A
This presentation will provide an introduction to the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants (SSAE) (Title IV-A) Non-Regulatory Guidance. The session will describe (1) the role of the State Educational Agency; (2) local application requirements; and (3) implementing effective SSAE program activities. Also reviewed will be activities that can be supported via the SSAE grant program: activities to support well-rounded educational opportunities, activities to support safe and healthy students, and activities to support effective use of technology.
This talk was presented at:
National Title I Conference
February 2017 in Long Beach, CA
Paul Kesner

Paul is the leader of the Safe and Supportive Schools Group within the Office of Safe and Healthy Students.  The Office of Safe and Healthy Students administers, coordinates, and recommends policy for improving quality and excellence of programs and activities that are designed to: provide financial and technical assistance for drug and violence prevention activities and activities that promote the health and well-being of students in elementary and secondary schools, and institutions of higher education. Prior to coming to the US Department of Education, Paul worked as a senior administrator within the higher education community, taught middle school, and served as a principal.