Community Outreach & Grant Development

The Department of Community Outreach and Grant Development is responsible for supervising and providing direct services in support of Family Involvement/Education, Prevention, and Intervention Services throughout the District.  The services of School Counselors, School Community Liaisons, and the Title I Family Coordinators are managed from this Department. The Community Outreach Department works collaboratively with numerous community agencies and organizations to identify and access community-based resources in support of our children and families. Department staff provides immediate crisis management and support as needed throughout the District. A number of specific grants are managed by the department providing direct services in area such as:

  • Social Emotional Learning Education PK-12- Skills for Life
  • Parent and Family Engagement
  • Credit Recovery for High School Students and Alternative School Programs
  • Afterschool Academic Enrichment Programs 21st Century Community Learning Centers for 6th-8th grade at Willard and Jefferson Schools.
  • Violence Prevention
  • College Access and Career Development Programs
  • Volunteering and Foster Grandparent Program




Jill Merolla

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Kevin Stringer
Program Manager 21st Century Learning Centers

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