The TSD Educational Stability Grant is a 3-year grant awarded to Thompson School District in 2019.
The intent of the Educational Stability Grant Program is to provide academic and social-emotional services and supports to highly mobile students. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to remove educational barriers and support educational stability. The emphasis is on improving school attendance, reducing behavioral and discipline incidents, increasing grade-level promotion, reducing dropout rate, and increasing graduation and completion rates.
The grant serves six schools/programs identified through a data process that looked at percent of McKinney-Vento students, school mobility rates, and chronic absenteeism rates.
Ferguson High School
Conrad Ball Middle School
Mary Blair Elementary School
B.F. Kitchen Elementary School
Big Thompson Elementary School
Thompson Integrated Early Childhood
Goal of the Program
To improve educational experiences and outcomes for the following student populations that are negatively affected by high mobility:
- Foster Care (or out-of-home placement)
- Homeless/Unaccompanied homeless youth
Educational Stability Program Staff
Jean Pierre LaFaye, Educational Stability Program Specialist
Micaela Flores, Educational Stability Program Specialist
Cheryl Cook, Federal Programs Administrator
Jessica Long, Federal Programs Specialist, Educational Stability Program Coordinator