Title I Administration


Challenging Higher Education for Students in our Schools (CHESS)

The mission of the Title I Challenging Higher Education for Students in our Schools (CHESS) Program is to create well-rounded, lifelong learners. The Title I CHESS Program develops critical thinking, logic and reasoning, problem solving, computer literacy, patterns and outcomes recognition, interpersonal relationships, communication, and interpersonal skills. Additionally, CHESS also enhances student-teacher relationships and increases parental involvement.

The Title I CHESS Program is designed for students in schools implementing the Title I Program. CHESS is a program that uses the chess game strategies to help students develop their concentration skills and intellectual maturity. The Title I CHESS Program facilitates acquisition of these skills, thus increasing students’ opportunities of being successful in the academic arena.

The Title I CHESS Program offers the following structured services:
  • Facilitator Orientation
  • Program Implementation
  • Title I CHESS Program Data
  • Materials (chess sets, clocks, book, software, teacher demonstration board, video)
  • Support Services
  • Regional and District Competitions
For questions regarding the Title I CHESS Program, please call 305 273-2825.

2017-2018 Title I CHESS Calendar

Title I CHESS Program Collaboration Site




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