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Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Federal Title Programs Unit

Federal Title Programs Staff

Laurie Matzke

Federal Title Programs
(701) 328-2284

Program Staff

Lodee Arnold

Assistant Director
Title I Schoolwide Programs
(701) 328-1876

Margaret Baune

Program Administrator
Federal Title Programs
(701) 328-2317


Assistant Director
ELL Programs


Tara Bitz

Assistant Director
NDDPI Early Childhood Education Administrator
(701) 328-4646

Ann Ellefson

Assistant Director
Title I Private School Programming, NDMILE
(701) 328-2488

Jacki Harasym

Assistant Director
Homeless, Neglected and Delinquent Programs, Title I/SPED Liaison
(701) 857-7770 (Minot)

Beth Larson-Steckler

Program Administrator
Title II Part B
(701) 328-3544

Sandy Peterson

Program Administrator
Migrant Education Program, Title I Credentials
(701) 328-2170

Josh Sharp

Program Administrator
21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC)
(701) 328-2285

Support and Fiscal Staff

Patty Carmichael

Administrative Staff Officer
Procurement, Fall Conference Coordinator
(701) 328-3264

Cathy Ebert

Administrative Assistant
Early Childhood Education
(701) 328-2824

Jill Frohlich

Administrative Assistant
Schoolwide Programs, ELL, 21st CCLC
(701) 328-2254

Jane Gratz

Fiscal Officer
Title II
Paraprofessional Certificates
(701) 328-2292

Mary Neigum

Fiscal Officer
Title I
(701) 328-2281

Lauri Nord

Administrative Staff Officer
School Improvement Grant (SIG)
(701) 328-2282







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Kirsten Baesler, State Superintendent
600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 201
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0440

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