Federal Programs/Title I

The goal of the Federal Programs Department is to assist in providing educational excellence for students in the Newton County School System by directing the implementation of Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), Title I, Part A Programs for Disadvantaged Children, Title I, Part D Prevention and Education Programs for Children and Youth who are Neglected, Delinquent or At-Risk, and Title X, Part C McKinney-Vento Assistance Act - Education for Homeless Children and Youth.

Helpful Information:

2022-2023 Title I Fraud Procedures for Parents and Students
2022-2023 Title I Complaint Procedures for Parents and Students


Dr. Shelia Thomas
Chief Strategy and Support Services Officer
(770) 787-1330, ext 1250

Ms. Lynn Parham
Federal Program Administrative Assistant
(770) 787-1330 ext. 1261

Dr. Cara Richardson
Parent Involvement Coordinator
(770) 787-1330 ext. 1228

Dr. Andrea Kinney
Title I Coordinator
(770) 787-1330 ext. 1248

Mrs. Mary Jordan-Drake
Federal Programs Instructional Specialist
(770) 787-1330 ext. 1288

Ms. Khiem Reed
District Homeless and Foster Care Liaison
(770) 787-1330 ext. 3907