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You are invited to an Open House – Thursday, December 3rd at 5:30 pm in the Central Administration Building, at 863 Sweetwater (previously Starrett Junior High).

We welcome students, parents, guardians, and all community members – to enjoy pizza and beverages, meet Superintendent Dr. Dave Barker, and tour the renovated District Administration Building.

We will also share information and invite questions and input about the district’s 2015-16 Federal grants – which fund Title I-A: academic support of disadvantaged and underperforming students, Title I-D: support of neglected and delinquent youth, Title II-A: teacher quality and professional development, Title VI-B: support of students with special education needs, Perkins: career and technical education programs for secondary students, and 21st Century: expanded learning opportunities before and after school – and during the summer – via Lights On!

If you cannot attend and would like more information or to provide comments on the grant, you can read more below.  You may also contact Reneé Cook at or (307) 332.4711.

As residents of Fremont County School District #1, you have a right to be informed and consulted during the development and planning of programs funded by the federal Consolidated Grant. This extends to explaining your student’s needs, participating in professional development opportunities, and ensuring equitable participation of private and homeschooled students in these programs.

A public meeting will be held Thursday December 3, 2015 at 5:30pm, at the District’s Administration Building – 863 Sweetwater, Lander (at the corner of South 9th and Sweetwater, next to the community pool).  An agenda is also enclosed.  

You are invited to attend, to review and provide comments on planning and use of 2015-16 School Year Consolidated Grant-Funded programs – namely, the Title IA, Title ID, Title IIA, Title VIB, and Perkins grants. 

If you are unable to attend and would like more information or to provide comments, please visit the District’s website and/or contact Reneé Cook at and (307) 332-4711.


Overview of our Consolidated Grant Funding programs

Fremont County School District #1 benefits from these Consolidated Grant Federally-funded programs:

Title I

Provides support for academically underperforming students. These funds are currently utilized by the District's “schoolwide” schools:  Gannett Peak Elementary (grades KG-3), Baldwin Creek Elementary (grades 4-5), Lander Middle School (grades 6-8) and the alternative school Pathfinder High School (grades 9-12).

Title ID

Provides support for neglected and delinquent youth. These funds are utilized
for the District's drop-out prevention programs and tutoring services.

Title IIA

Provides support for teacher quality/professional development. These funds
are utilized to assist staff with meeting school improvement goals through
rofessional development opportunities.

Title VIB

Provides support for students with special education needs. These funds
are utilized for students that have been identified as having special education
eeds in grades Pre-K through 12.


Provides support for career-technical education (CTE) programs. These funds
re utilized for CTE programs that are part of a program of study.

21st Century:

Lights On!    

Lights On! Center offers expanded learning opportunities toward academic excellence and positive youth development, in a safe and structured environment – particularly for low-performing students who need extra support academically and socially, or who need a safe place outside school hours.  Services for students and families include before and after school – and summer – programming.    

Title VII: 

Native American Program

Supports a district-wide Johnson-O’Malley Native American Liaison, and financially assists  efforts designed to meet the specialized and unique educational needs of eligible Indian students. These may include programs supplemental to the regular school program and support, where necessary to maintain educational goals and standards.



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The meeting will start at 5:30pm.

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Federal Grants – an overviewdo?
  • Questions, Discussions, and Input
  • Closing Comments









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