ESSA went into full implementation last school-year. This year, districts are preparing for state monitoring visits regarding ESSA Compliance.

Jesse Markow

Jesse Markow is the Director of Key Accounts and Relationships for TransACT. He communicates with State Education Agencies as they seek information about TransACT services and acts as project manager for SEAs once they have joined. He represents TransACT at conferences and meetings and presents to a variety of audiences on school planning and execution of communication with parents and families. Prior to joining TransACT, he worked with WIDA for over 10 years, most recently as Director of Strategic Development and began and directed the WIDA Annual Conference. He also has experience as project lead for the development of customized, large-scale, criterion-referenced statewide assessments for 10 years, overseeing test design, item development and review, standards alignment, open-response scoring, and issues of accessibility for test takers. Prior to his work with assessments, Jesse earned an M.A.T. in Secondary Education and a B.A. in American Studies and taught in a variety of school environments at grade levels 6-12 and post-secondary for eighteen years.
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Migrant Education Programs Under ESSA

By Jesse Markow | November 13, 2017

As part of our commitment to provide school district administrators with resources and guidance on federal program compliance and administration, we regularly publish blogs featuring guest writers. We are honored to feature David Nieto of the BUENO Center for Multicultural Education, writing about changes to migrant education programs under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) as amended by ESSA. 

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