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Federal and State Grants


School District 62 would utilize over 3 million dollars in Federal and State aid grants to implement various educational programs for students this school year. Each aid amount listed below is an estimate based on grant allocation at the time of the original application. Amendments are submitted if the program or the allocations change.


NCLB Grants

    Title I – Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged
    Title I is a federally funded program to improve academic achievement of disadvantaged students. Title I is implemented in District 62 to provide students at North, Orchard Place, Plainfield, South Elementary Schools and Algonquin and Chippewa Middle Schools with supplementary instructional services. This support includes small group instruction, classroom support, and opportunities for academic interventions during and outside of the regular school day.
  • District 62 receives $1,070,090 through the Title I grant.
    To learn more, please contact, Dr. Jan Rashid at rashidj@d62.org (847) 824-1618.

    Title II A– Preparing, Training and Recruiting High Quality Teachers and Principals
    Title II A provides the district with funding to improve teacher quality through high- quality professional development, to hire and maintain highly qualified teachers and principals, and to assist the district in implementing an effective mentoring program.
  • District 62 receives $153,022 through Title II A Grant.
    To learn more, please contact, Dr. Jan Rashid at rashidj@d62.org (847) 824-1618.

    Title III – Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students
    Title III provides the district with funding to assist English Language Learners (ELLs) attain English proficiency and academic achievement. This support includes small group instruction, intervention programs provided before, during and after school, parent education, parent involvement and professional development for teachers of ELLs.
  • District 62 receives $201,375 through the Title III grant.
    To learn more, please contact, Milagros Bravo at bravom@d62.org (847) 824-1252.

    Early Childhood Block Grant
    The purpose of this grant is to provide early childhood and family education programs that will help young children enter school ready to learn. Programs funded for birth to three year olds by this initiative include the Prevention Initiative (a network of child and family service providers that promote the development of at-risk infants and children), and the Early Childhood Parental Training Program (training in parenting skills for prospective parents and parents of very young children). Programs funded for three to five-year olds by this initiative include the Prekindergarten Program for children at risk of academic failure, and the Early Childhood Parental Training Program.
      District 62 has two separate subgrants as part of the block grant.
      They are as follows:
    1. Prevention Initiative $72,100
    2. Preschool for All $58,200
      To learn more, please contact, Dr. Ellen Swanson at swansone@d62.org (847) 824-1160.

IDEA Part B Subgrant
The purpose of the IDEA Part B subgrant is to provide supplemental funds to ensure that all children with disabilities receive a free appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment. Funds are used to support the special education programs and services and include professional development, supplies, curriculum materials, student equipment, professional consultation and public tuition.

  • District 62 receives $74,581 through the IDEA Preschool grant.
  • The IDEA subgrant for District 62 is $1,123,639
    To learn more, please contact, Dr. Ellen Swanson at swansone@d62.org (847) 824-1160.


TBE/TPI Grants
The purpose of the TBE/TPI grants is to assist school districts in providing language services for ELLs. In School District 62, funds are used to hire highly qualified ELL resource teachers and to provide professional development for teachers of ELLs and provide transportation to Forest Bilingual Center.

  • District 62 receives $834,227 through the TBE/TPI grants.
    To learn more, please contact, Milagros Bravo at bravom@d62.org (847) 824-1252.

Members of the Instructional Services team reviewed and discussed the utilization of the state and federal funds addressed in this document with key staff at critical intervals. The Department of Instruction sought and incorporated input from principals, teachers and parents for various grant applications, as appropriate.


For more information, please write to Laura Morales, Administrative Assistant for Instructional Services, or call (847) 824-1169.


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Curriculum Highlights

Janice Rashid, Ed. D.
Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Services


Ellen Swanson, Ph. D.
Assistant Superintendent of Student Services


Milagros Bravo
Director of Second Language Programs


Federal and State Grants 2014 - 15: Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged; Preparing, Training and Recruiting High Quality Teachers and Principals; Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students; and many others.


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