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Tacarra Williams
 Director of Federal Programs & Grants
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Yanira Ramirez
Department Secretary
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Janice Whiting
      Coordinator of Compliance & Grants
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Theresa Nauling
Federal Programs Specialist
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Esther Aguilar
Federal Programs Assistant
Goals and Expectations
  • To monitor federal, state, and local grants for compliance, while providing support to all campuses and departments.
  • To secure grant funds in an effort to improve and enhance the regular education program. These additional funds enable individual campuses and/or departments an opportunity to provide a wide range of specific program activities for the students of Sheldon ISD.

Areas of Responsibility
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines
  • Maintaining and monitoring district and campus utilization of federal and state funds
  • Maintaining and monitoring instructional initiatives utilizing federal and state funds
  • Providing quality oversight of state compensatory education funds (SCE) and discretionary grants
  • Preparing the submission for all state and federal program applications and compliance reports in TEAL
  • Maintaining documentation for all state and federal programs for accountability purposes
  • Researching and submitting applications for educational grants
  • Monitoring grants awarded to district and campuses
  • Monitoring district and campus utilization of grant funds