Federal Programs Staff

Marcus E. Cheeks             Director of Federal Programs and Title I, Part C - Migrant Education
Patricia Youngblood          Administrative Support

Division of Program Development and Special Populations
Farrah R. Nicholson          School Support Services and MS Soars
Kelsey Blumenberg           Title I, Part A - Low Income and Distinguished Schools
Jerry McClendon               Title I, Part D - Neglected and Delinquent
Mariea Jackson                 Title II - Improving Teacher Quality and Title VI - Rural and Low Income 
Tarro Funches                   Title III - English Language Learners and Immigrants
Karen Austin                      Title IV - 21st Century Community Learning Centers
Kimberly Williams              Title IV - 21st Century Community Learning Centers
Barbara Greene                 Title X - Homeless Education

Division of Fiscal Management, Monitoring, School Support and Data Collection / Reporting
Melanie N. Diggs                Grants Management, Allocations, School Payments
Carol Spann                        School Payments, Carryover, MOE, Comparability
Shanika Grant                     State Agency Contracts and Payments
Michael Gibbons                 Monitoring, Compliance and Performance
Betina White                       Monitoring and MS Soars
Rhushell Moore                  MSIS data collection and CSPR data reporting


Office of Federal Programs     P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771     Phone: (601) 359-3499     Fax: (601) 359-2587

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