Federal Programs and Grants
Amy Christopher, Director of School Improvement and Program Development
Rachel Watson, Federal Programs & Grants Specialist
McKinney-Vento Homeless/Foster Student Services
Johnny Martinez, Community Outreach and Homeless Liaison
English Language Learner Program
Julia Soto, Coordinator for Language Acquisition
Angelica Martinez, Title III Community Outreach Liaison
Family Resource Center
Betsy Musson, Family Resource Center Coordinator
Martha Rodriquez, Community Education Department Secretary
Claudia Oliveros Sosa, PRIDE Club - Before and After School Program Lead
Our mission is to provide educational and supplemental resources, services and programs to ensure positive outcomes for all students, including underserved young people, and to develop a continuum of support for children and adults within the Pendergast community.
Points of Pride
- Timely and accurate grant reporting and compliance monitoring of federal programs.
- The Pendergast Family Resource Center provides a high-quality outreach program with a focus on families with children from birth to age five.
- The Pendergast P.R.I.D.E. Club provides an affordable, quality before and afterschool program for our children.
- Timely and targeted support for site Title I interventionists and teachers of English Language Learners to increase student achievement.
The School Improvement and Program Development office includes family resources, services and programs in the following areas: Federal Programs and Grants (including Title programs), English Language Learners (ELL), Families in Transition (Homeless/Foster), Migrant Education, and Community Education.