School-Based Behavorial Health Grants

GrantsFilepic.jpgSPECIAL EDUCATION PERFORMANCE GRANTS 2020-2021

School-Based Behavioral Health Programs: Installation of TIER 1 SWPBIS

I.  PURPOSE OF SCHOOL-BASED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH GRANT
The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), Bureau of Special Education is requesting proposals from Local Education Agencies interested in establishing programming efforts for School Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) for the 2020-2021 academic year.

The purpose of the School-Based Behavioral Health Grant is to:
(1)  Support the establishment of a continuum of School Wide Positive 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).
(2) Bring together educational, clinical, protective, and correctional services in a conceptually integrated, multi-tiered system of support for behavior that utilizes a continuum of preventing and intervening services.

 
The complete Request for Proposal (RFP) is here:  

- Completion of the Google Form Application
- Installation of Tier 1 SWPBIS Grant Description
- FAQs on Completing the Tier 1 SWPBIS Grant

- Additionally, to complete the application requirements:
 

If you have questions, please email: trife@pattan.net

Proposals must be received by 4:00 pm on 9/25/2020

 
 

SPECIAL EDUCATION PERFORMANCE GRANTS 2020-2021

 

School-Based Behavioral Health Programs: Advanced Tiers SWPBIS

I.  PURPOSE OF SCHOOL-BASED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH GRANT
The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), Bureau of Special Education is requesting proposals from Local Education Agencies interested in expanding programming efforts for School Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) for the 2020-2021 academic year and beyond.

The purpose of the School-Based Behavioral Health 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 Expansion in this regard refers to any of the following.

a. Advanced Tier Work focus on classroom systems/integration of MH services
b. 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.

(2.) Bring together educational, clinical, protective, and correctional services in a conceptually integrated, MTSS for behavior that utilizes a continuum of preventing  and intervening services.
 

The complete Request for Proposal (RFP) is located here:  

- Completion of the appropriate Google Form Application is required. 
- Advanced Tiers Grant Description
- FAQs on Completing the Advanced Tiers Grant

- Additionally, to complete the application requirement you must include a:

Proposals must be received by 4:00 pm on 9/25/2020



SPECIAL EDUCATION PERFORMANCE GRANTS 2020-2021

PA Installation and Implementation of RENEW – Rehabilitation for Empowerment, Natural Supports, Education and Work 2020-2021

Purpose: The purpose of the PA Installation and Implementation of RENEW - Rehabilitation for Empowerment, Natural Supports, Education and Work 2020-2021, is to support building level teams through installing and implementing RENEW as a Tier 3 intervention. RENEW is both a Behavior and a Secondary Transition response to youth in high schools who may be at risk for dropping out of school.  Interested LEAs must either already have met fidelity at Tier 1 via PAPBS, or be willing to begin the journey towards implementing MTSS for behavior via PAPBS.

To learn more about this Tier 3 intervention go to:

Timeline: Applications must be received by September 25, 2020. LEAs will receive notification of acceptance or declination by October 26, 2020. The funding available to each successful applicant is not to exceed $4500 (September 1, 2020 through June 1, 2021), in which the following terms apply. 1. Upon acceptance, 25% ($1,125.00) will be released to the LEA 2. Through June 30, 2021, the recipient is eligible to request final 75% ($3,375.00) dispensation for remainder of overall stipend award contingent upon the submission.

a) end-of-year summary
b) two semesters worth of RENEW Student Tracker Data per student engaged in RENEW
c) RENEW Integrity Tool Data, and
d) RENEW Implementation Checklist data.

RENEW 2020-2021 Grant Application

Contact | Questions related to this application may be directed to Dr. Sielke Caparelli, scaparelli@pattan.net

Proposals must be received by 4:00 pm on 9/25/2020