Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 11/18/2021 - 6:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: Acceptance of 2021-2022 Community Partnerships/Student Success Initiative (SSI) Grant
District Goals:
Goal 1
Thriving Students
Goal 2
Engaged Community
File Attachment:
Summary: The TEA Community Partnerships/Student Success Initiative provides grants and technical support to Texas public school districts and open enrollment charter schools in low income communities by leveraging community, academic, and government support to provide solutions for school and community improvement.

The vision of the Community Partnerships initiative is to support significant improvements in educational and developmental outcomes for children and youth who live in struggling communities by providing access to great schools and access to a system of high-quality community, academic and resources from birth through college and a career.

TEA has identified four systems of practices for turning around struggling schools and communities.

I. Community Partnerships Program Design
II. Delivering Effective Schools and Academic Programs
III. Ensuring Families are engaged with the schools and have access to partnering agency resources
IV. Developing strong and intentional community partnerships
Budgetary Impact: This grant will provide Crowley ISD with $300,000 of grant funds.
Recommendation: Recommend acceptance of the Community Partnerships/Student Success Initiative grant funds as presented.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Crystel Polk - Director of Grant Administration
Signed By:
Michael McFarland - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Nedra Robinson Moved, Member Gary Grassia seconded to approve the Original motion 'Recommend acceptance of the Community Partnerships/Student Success Initiative grant funds as presented.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
June Davis     Yes
Ryan Ray     Yes
Mia Hall     Yes
Gary Grassia     Yes
Nedra Robinson     Yes