• Federal Funding Update - May 15

    Meeting Date: Tuesday, May 15 – 12:00-4:00 PM

    Location: Isaac Orr Conference Room
    The Chancery
    910 Marion St.
    Seattle 98104

    Registration: This informational meeting is for school principals and federal funds coordinators.

    Please contact Lisa O’Leary at elizabeth.oleary@seattlearch.org to let her know how many people will attend from your school.

    Please join the Catholic Schools Department in welcoming Michelle Doyle and Diane Bennett for a discussion of current federal funding issues and service relating to private schools.

    Michelle Doyle is the CEO of Michelle Doyle Educational Consulting and a National Consultant to Catapult Learning. Formerly, Michelle served as the education lobbyist for the U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Director of the Office of Non-Public Education at the U. S. Department of Education.

    Michelle’s topics will include:

    • “Lay of the land” in relation to ESEA (No Child Left Behind) re-authorization
    • What to expect regarding Washington State’s ESEA waiver application to the U.S. Dept. of Ed.
    • Federal funding access challenges
    • Question and answer session

    Diane Bennett, Director of School Partnerships with Catapult Learning, will present/discuss Title I service options for private schools.

    Topics will include:

    • Consultation
    • How schools can maximize Title I funding from their LEA
    • How to streamline the survey process and support that is available
    • Service that is customized to the needs of the students/school
    • Technology enhancement
    • Comprehensive reports for schools to support accreditation


    Parking: 910 Marion Street complimentary parking. Please be sure to sign in at the front desk and provide your vehicle license plate number, make, and model.

    * You may also park in the Cabrini Tower parking garage (located at 1010 Marion St., corner of Marion St. and Boren Ave.);
    we will validate parking in this garage.

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