Title I Administration

 

Academic Enrichment

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 CHESS Program develops critical thinking, logic and reasoning, problem solving, computer literacy, patterns and outcomes recognition, interpersonal relationships, communication, and self-esteem skills. Additionally, CHESS also enhances student-teacher relationships and increases parental involvement. Regional Tournaments are held throughout the school year and the District Tournament is scheduled near the end of the school year. (Further information may be found in the M-DCPS Title I Administration Handbook. Click here.)

Challenging Higher Education for Students in our Schools (CHESS) Academy

The Title I Challenging Higher Education for Students in our Schools (CHESS) Academy classes are for students attending schools implementing the Title I CHESS Program. Supporting all of the areas of academic development of the Title I CHESS Program, The Title I CHESS Academy allows for chess growth and expansion for beginners, intermediate, or advanced students to mature and succeed in the game of chess. The classes are held at various locations. (Further information may be found in the M-DCPS Title I Administration Handbook.)

Homeless Services


Title I staff and the M-DCPS Division of Student Services staff collaborate and coordinate with the provision of M-DCPS services for the homeless population in Miami-Dade County. The Division of Student Services, Homeless Education Program, (McKinney-Vento Act) Liaison enrolls and places homeless students in schools across the District. Students enrolled in schools implementing the Title I Program receive respective Title I, Part A services including, but not limited to: Title I Schoolwide services; Title I Migrant Education Program services; Title I tutoring services; Title I educational support services; Title I Schoolsite and Compliance Accountability and Technical Assistance (A-TAT) services. (Further information may be found in the M-DCPS Title I Administration Handbook. Click here.)

 

 

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