Team Members

Dr. Sharon Smith- Chief of Federal Programs


Federal Programs Operational Oversight and Fiscal Compliance

        •  Federal Programs Policies, Procedures, and Processes

        •  Federal Programs Operational and Fiscal Compliance

        •  Federal Programs Planning, Implementation, Evaluation, and Reporting

Cassandra Anderson-Federal Programs Manager


Federal Programs Point of Contact for 

•  21st Century and Leaps Programs

•  CTE Program

•  VPK Programs

•  First 8 Memphis

Jessica Johnson -Federal Programs Manager


Federal Programs Point of Contact for 

        •  ESSER Grants

Teri Manning-Euell- Chief of Operations


ASD  Point of Contact for 

        •  Homeless, Migrant and Foster Care Programs

        •  EL Program

Valencia Stone - Early Childhood Education Director


ASD Point of Contact for

        •  All District Pre-K Programs/Initiatives

Rose Johnson - Finance Director


ASD Fiscal Compliance Monitoring

        •  Monthly Statements 

        •  BEP and Sped Tiered Payments 

        •  Grant Reimbursement Payments

        •  SSEER Reports, Final Expenditure Reports

Rica Douglas - Non-Public/Private School Compliance Coordinator


ASD Point of Contact for

•  Equitable services to private schools

Kathy Green - Federal Progams Coordinator

Federal Programs first point of contact for day-to-day

Federal Program implementation, such as:

• Reimbursement Requests

• Federal Programs Guidelines and Documentation

• New Employee Trainings