The SCUSD Grants Department pursues and acquires public and private grants that promote the District’s mission and core values. Department staff oversees, coordinates, and supports grant development activities throughout the District by providing services to teachers, staff, and administrators and by serving as a liaison with current and potential external funding agencies.
Since the 2014-2015 school year, the Grant Department has garnered nearly $75 million in funding for Sac City Unified.
•Early Warning System designed for use by individual practitioners to identify and document interventions for students who’s performance and/or progress indicates they are at-risk for attendance, behavior, and/or course performance
Attendance, Behavior & Course Performance (ABC) Report Development
A component of Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) is the creation of the district-specific strategic plan called the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). Each LEA’s LCAP must outline goals, actions and services to support eight state priorities with special attention to increasing or improving services for low income, English learner and foster youth students.
Parent Teacher Home Visits started as a pilot project at eight schools in Sacramento in 1998, a collaboration between community partner ACT, the Sacramento City Teachers Association and SCUSD. This Sacramento success story has grown into a national network with over 400 schools using the model in 17 states and Washington, DC.
PTHV’s core values of respect and relationship set the program apart:
The purpose of the SCUSD Strategy and Continuous Improvement (SCI) team is to lead the district’s strategic use of data with a focus on bringing to life the vision of preparing all students with the greatest number of post-secondary choices from the widest array of options.
The Federal and State Programs department supports the successful implementation of Title-I funds, with the purpose of increasing, enhancing, and improving student performance in the Sacramento City Unified School District.