Title I, Part A – Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESSA) for FY 2022-2024

The purpose of Title I is to provide all children the opportunity to receive a fair, equitable, and high-quality education, and to close educational achievement gaps. Title I, Part A provides financial assistance to Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) and schools with high numbers or high percentages of children from low-income families to help ensure that all children are equipped to meet challenging academic standards.

Deadline for submission:  Friday, September 30, 2022
No later than 5:00 p.m.  EST

Grant Information Guide (PDF)

Application for Participation (Word)
Application for Participation (PDF)
Title I Part A Fiscal Tables (Excel document)
(To open the Excel document, use either the Microsoft Edge or Firefox browser)

Customer Service/Office Hours Support Session

The Title I Office at MSDE will hold a virtual customer service/office hours support session for applicants. During this session, Title I personnel will provide support and answer questions regarding completing the application. Registration for the sessions with the dates and a video call link will be provided in a separate communication. 

Meeting ID
Or dial: ‪(US) +1 915-308-1791‬ PIN: ‪810 189 570‬#‬‬

Meeting ID
Phone Number: ‪(US) +1 609-483-6076‬‬
 PIN: ‪189 472 331‬#‬

Meeting ID
Phone Number: ‪(US) +1 409-444-2826‬‬
 PIN: ‪827 400 996‬#‬

Meeting ID
Phone Number: ‪(US) +1 209-426-0978‬‬
 PIN: ‪428 470 728‬#‬


Paula M. Harris
Director, Title I Program Improvement and Family Support
Division of Curriculum, Instructional Improvement and Professional Learning
Maryland State Department of Education
Phone: 410 767-0321