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2014 Conference

May 8–9, 2014

Framingham, MA

MATSOL 2014 Conference: Online Program

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Title III Grant Basics and Integration of Improvement Plan Goals

Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM–11:45 AM EDT
Grande South
Session Abstract

This session provides an overview of the basic elements of writing a Title III grant and completing the grant workbook.  Following will be discussion regarding how the district's grant could be used to support the goals of the Title III Improvement plan and missed Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs).   

Session Type

Invited Speaker

Session Length

Practice-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)


Program Administrators

Topic Strand

Program Administration and Development

Lead Presenter

Melanie Manares, MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Biographical Statement

Melanie Manares is the Title III Coordinator for the DESE.  She has a BA in Spanish and MA in Linguistics with a focus on TESOL.  



Beth O'Connell, Mass Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Biographical Statement

Beth O’Connell, a staff member of the OELAAA unit since 2009, is a Title III Specialist. She expedites grant applications and problem solves grant issues.