Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 38, September 21, 2022
(a) The New York
State title IV of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act-- part B
dissemination effort seeks to accomplish two purposes:
(1) to disseminate information regarding
participation in the title IV-B program to local education agencies
(2) to disseminate the results
of State advisory council evaluation and State Education Department evaluation.
The total dissemination effort will improve local planning and decision making
in order to assure the most effective use of part B funds.
(b) Program participation.
(1) Needs assessment. The review of fiscal
year 1977 applications and requests from local education agencies for
additional technical assistance will aid in identification of information
needs. Attention will be given to those areas which appear to be creating the
most confusion on the part of local agencies and/or those areas where greater
efforts toward effective use of funds need to be made.
(2) Information regarding program
participation will be distributed to all chief school officers, diocesan
superintendents, private school principals and other appropriate organizations
and persons. Information packets contain planning guides (including standards),
application forms, and covering memorandum offering consultation services.
Allocation notices are sent to chief school officers of all eligible local
(3) A series of
regional meetings will be held throughout the State to provide an additional
forum for clarification of the requirements for participation in the part B
program. The meetings will emphasize the importance of planning for effective
use of allocated funds, private school participation, how to complete the
application, and evaluation. Descriptive materials will be distributed at the
(4) The State Education
Department will make technical assistance available to eligible local education
agencies and to private school officials. Consultation and technical assistance
services will be publicized through program planning materials, orientation
sessions and regional representatives.
(c) Dissemination of program results.
(1) Part B program effectiveness will be
ascertained in three ways;
advisory council evaluation, (2) on-site monitoring by State Education
Department staff and (3) self-evaluation by the local education
(2) In each case the
evaluation will be based on a sample of participating local education
(3) The most effective
part B programs will be identified through this three-pronged evaluation.
Evidence of comprehensive planning will be sought and programs will be
representative of all part B program purposes for both public and private
(4) A brochure
describing effective part B programs will be prepared and disseminated to local
will be prepared for local and intermediate education agencies encouraging them
to undertake local and/or regional dissemination efforts.
(6) Representatives of local education
agencies with effective part B programs will be invited to State and regional
conferences and workshops to share their Part B program planning and
implementation strategies with other school personnel.
(7) Coordination with the New York State
Education Department's Educational Program and Studies Information Services
(EPSIS) and with the dissemination effort under part C will occur.