Federal Programs

Main Line: 614-466-4161

 

The Office of Federal Programs provides leadership and technical assistance to customers on the requirements and uses of funds under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), currently authorized as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  
 

CLICK HERE to see Ohio's 2020 Office of Federal Programs ESEA/ESSA Resource Guide
 

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Support Teams

Key Team Focus Areas*

Members

POLICY AND MANAGEMENT SUPPORT TEAM 


Director,
Jeremy Marks

ED STEPS Ownership
Policy Setting, Procedures and Management
Office Inventory and Work Coordination
US Department Correspondence and Meetings
Grant Awards
Office Website, O Drive, CCIP
Internal and External Trainings and Conferences
Agency and External Relations
LEA Application Approvals

 
Jim Comeaux
Diane Neal
Choon Kambara
Morgan Brown
Candice Kerchner

ADMINISTRATION AND SUPPORT TEAM

Choon Kambara

ED STEPS Project Management
Systems Supports
Data Supports
Administrative Support
Inventory and Records Supports
Grant Management and Procurement Supports
 
Candice Kerchner
Rachel Hand
 

WELL-ROUNDED EDUCATION
SUPPORT TEAM

Assistant Director,
Morgan Brown

ED STEPS: Needs Assessments
Emergency and Safety-Related Grants
Nonpublic and Educational Options
Title IC:  Migrant
Title III:  English Learners
Title IV:  Well-Rounded
Family and Community
LEA Support and Plan Reviews
 
Chantelle Carter
Rasha Hetata
Michael Crace
Lisa Huckins
Hearcel Craig

PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING  SUPPORT TEAM

Assistant Director,
Diane Neal

ED STEPS:  One Plan
Title IA:  Disadvantaged
Title II:  Educator Quality
Title V:  Rural
Compliance Monitoring
Community School Connections
LEA Support and Plan Reviews
 
Amy Hill
Scott May
Randy Richardson
Paul Preston
 

ALLOCATIONS AND OPERATIONS SUPPORT TEAM

Assistant Director,
James Comeaux

ED STEPS: Funding Applications
Allocations
Title I D:  Neglected and Delinquent
Fiscal Requirements
Internal Grants Management Support
Internal and External Audits
Compliance Risk Factors
LEA Support and Plan Reviews
 
Karen Auble
Nina Pace
Daphne Rees
Philip Steffanni
* The key focus areas do not represent the entire scope of the OFP responsibilities.
   
All OFP assignments and projects are accomplished across the teams.                                        All staff members take a lead role on the Inventory of Responsibilities
 

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