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2017 - 2018 Special Education Performance Grants

  • July 29th, 2015
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2017-2018 Special Education Performance Grants: School-Based Behavioral Health

The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education is pleased to announce the availability of the following special education performance grants for the 2017-2018 school year.

1. Establishment of School Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS)

The purpose of the competitive grant is to:

  1. Support the establishment of a continuum of School Wide Positive Behavioral Behavior Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) that focus on universal prevention, strategic intervention (secondary intervention), and/or intensive service delivery or crisis management needs of school-aged students (tertiary intervention).

Award Amount: $10,000.

The deadline for submitting applications for review was September 15, 2017.

For more information contact Tina Lawson at tlawson@pattan.net
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2. Expansion of School Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS)

The purpose of the competitive grant is to:

  1. Support the expansion of a continuum of school-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) that focus on universal prevention (tier 1), strategic intervention (secondary intervention / tier 2), and/or intensive service delivery or crisis management needs of school-aged students (tertiary intervention / tier 3). Expansion in this regard refers to any of the following.

  • District Expansion at Tier 1: Installing PBIS in at least one school that does not have a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) for behavior when other schools within the same LEA are already implementing PBIS; and/or
  • Building Expansion at Tier 1: Expanding tier 1 systems and practices in at least one school that already has a MTSS for behavior partially installed; and/or
  • Advanced Tier Expansion: Installing tier 2 and/or tier 3 systems and practice in at least one school that is implementing PBIS tier 1 with fidelity.

Award Amount: $12,000.
Applications must be recevied by 3:00 PM November 30, 2017

Click on the following links to access the Request for Application (RFA) and the Application:

For more information contact Tina Lawson at tlawson@pattan.net
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3. Rehabilitation for Empowerment, Natural Supports, Education and Work (RENEW)

The purpose of the competitive grant is to:

  1. Support the establishment of RENEW is secondary school sites. RENEW is a structured school-to-career transition planning and individualized wraparound process for youth with emotional and behavioral challenges. The 16-17 grants are competitive and will be awarded to applications that frame one of the following three priorities: 1)First time establishment of a RENEW program in a school-based setting; 2) Expansion of an existing RENEW program; 3) Establish in inter-agency agreement with any one of the following regional agencies as to serve as an adjunct member of the school-based RENEW Tertiary –level Team: Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, County-Based Office of Mental Health, County-Based Office of Intellectual Disabilities, County-Based Office of Drug and Alcohol Programs.

Award Amount: $5,000.

The deadline for submitting applications for review was October 6, 2017.

For more information contact Mike Minor at mminor@pattan.net; Sielke Caparelli at scaparelli@pattan.net; Karen Grammas at kgrammas@pattan.net; or Kristin Starosta@pattan.net
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