Welcome to Categorical Programs & Grants

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    The Categorical Programs Department works with all of the schools in the district in the implementation of state and federal programs, including Title I, Title II and Title III. The department also coordinates federal programs in private, non-profit schools serving students residing in the district.


    The primary focus of Categorical Programs is to provide supplemental programs and services to support the academic achievement of students, especially students performing below grade level and students learning English. Categorical funding is used to provide support staff, instructional materials and interventions, and professional development focused on helping students to meet grade-level standards and high school graduation requirements, so that all FCUSD graduates are college and career ready.


    Categorical Programs oversees the following programs and services:
    • English Language Learners (EL)
    • Translation Services
    • Assessments & Interventions
    • Program Monitoring - Title I, Title II, Title III, Program Improvement (PI)
    • Supplemental Educational Services (SES)
    • School Accountability Report Card (SARC)
    • Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA)
    • Homeless Student Services
    • Grants & Grant-Supported Programs

    Upcoming Meetings and Events

    Parent Summits:

    • Saturday, November 2, 2019
    • Saturday, February 8, 2020 
    • Saturday, April 4, 2020 or Tuesday, April 28, 2020 (TBD) 

    DELAC Meetings:

    DELAC Meetings are scheduled at Cordova Lane Center

    • Tuesday, September 17, 2019 
    • Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    • Tuesday, April 28, 2020 

Contact Us

    Elena Cabrera, M.ED.
    Director, FCUSD
    Categorical Programs & Grants
    Elena Cabrera  
    (916) 294-9000 ext. 103400
    Administrative Technician
    ext. 103400
    Administrative Assistant II
    ext. 103405
    Budget Technician
    ext. 104322
    Main phone number:  
    Phone: 916.294.9000
    Fax: 916.294.9020