State & Federal Programs

Woody Woodgate
Federal Programs Director
Phone: (907) 825-2178

Department Overview:

YSD's Federal and State Programs manages the compliance of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act including:

• Title IA: Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged
• Title IC: Education of Migratory Children
• Title IIA: Improving Effective Instruction
• Title IIIA: Language Instruction for English Learners and Immigrant Students
• Title IV Part A: Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants
• Title V-B, Subpart 2: Rural and Low-Income School Program
• Indian Education Formula Grant
• CSI/TSI School Improvement Grants
• Quality School Grant

Community input and district data guide initiatives that meet specific requirements of the law as well as focus resources on district needs and goals. Supplemental program resources are collaboratively managed to maximize efforts for at-risk students, reading and literacy initiatives, enhancement activities, professional development, and Alaska Native programs.

A copy of the YSD Federal Programs Standard Operating Proceedures may be downloaded and reviewed. Federal Programs Standard Operating Procedures (updated January 29, 2024)

Please contact Woody Woodgate in YSD Federal and State Programs to request a copy of any of the district federal plans or receive additional information.

Public Information

  • ESEA Schoolwide Plans - A Title I schoolwide program is a comprehensive reform strategy designed to upgrade the entire education program in a Title I school in order to improve the achievement of the lowest achieving students (ESEA section 1114(a)(1)).

  • Foster Care Students Program- To meet federal statutory requirements, YSD and the Office of Children’s Services collaborate to provide services for foster students and their families.
  • McKinney-Vento Program (Title X) - The McKinney-Vento Act (formerly known as homeless) supports children as “individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence.” This definition includes (but is not limited to) children who are: sharing housing due to economic hardship or loss of housing (e.g. doubled-up)
  • Report Card to the Public - Recently the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development (DEED) released the most recent Report Cards to the Public for each school district and school in Alaska. To view a School or District Report Card to the Public, go to Once there, you will be able to select which School or District Report Card to the Public you wish to view.

  • School Climate and Connectedness Survey

    AASB’s School Climate & Connectedness Survey is a voluntary statewide survey developed by American Institutes for Research (AIR) in partnership with AASB in 2006. School districts provide surveys each spring to measure student, staff, and family perceptions of:

    • How students, staff and families view school climate.
    • How connected adults feel to adults and peers
    • Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
    • Observed risk behaviors at school and school events
  • Carl Perkins Career and Technical Education Grant For Public reports:

Carl Perkins Career and Technical Education Grant For Public reports: Go to the EED CTE website at

  • Choose your school year and district in the drop down menus.
  • Click "Get Report Values" and the selected CTE data will appear shortly."