ESSA Title IV – Chopping the Block Grant & After School Programs

August 8, 2018 at 1:00 pm EST

By: Julia Martin, Esq.

Course Description: When the Every Student Succeeds Act was approved in December of 2015, there had been a great deal of focus on the changes to Title I.  However, the newest program with the greatest flexibility was created under Part A of Title IV.  This new block grant provides grantees and subgrantees with the flexibility to use federal funds for activities leading to a well-rounded education, safe and healthy schools, and technological activities.  Since 2015, the U.S. Department of Education has changed directions on the percentages of the grant that must be spent on different activities, giving states free reign to design programs as needed.  Unfortunately, Congress has yet to fund the block grant at its full levels, and are even considering cutting funding for other Title IV programs, such as the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program.  This session will discuss the latest updates on the major Title IV programs, including how future grants will be implemented.


  • $235.00 for Live Webinar
  • $235.00 for Online Recording (available via internet, no CPE credits awarded)
  • $340.00 for both Live Webinar and Online Recording

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CPE Credits: 1.5 

Who Will Benefit: This webinar is of value to all federal granting agencies, federal grant recipients, and everyone who works with federal grants, including:

  • Grant and program administrators
  • Grant program staff
  • State, district and school personnel
  • Program monitors
  • Auditors

By the end of the webinar, attendees will:

  • Discuss the specific requirements for the Title IV-A block grant
  • Understand the specific percentage requirement for various block grant activities
  • Get information on the latest updates on 21st Century programs
  • Discuss projected funding for both major Title IV programs

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be submitted in writing to at least 48 hours prior to any webinar to receive a full refund.

CPE Information

Duration: 75 minutes of presentation then time for questions (no longer than 90 minutes total).

Prerequisites: None

CPE Credits: 1.5 CPE Credits awarded upon completion of the audio conference (as verified through attendee participation checks throughout the webinar) and post-conference survey.

The CPE credit(s) may be accepted as continuing legal education credits or other applicable credits in your state; however, attendees are responsible for their own credit approval and for meeting any state requirements.  Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC makes no guarantee or assurance that the CPE credits received will apply to any other program or state requirements.

Where: Your office or conference room, per internet connection

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge – Technical

Program Knowledge Level: Overview

Advanced Preparation: None

Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based

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