Presentation on theme: "Title IVA-Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities Act Fostering a safe and drug-free learning environment that supports academic achievement."— Presentation transcript:
Title IVA-Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities Act Fostering a safe and drug-free learning environment that supports academic achievement.
Funding One percent increase for 2007-08 15.3 percent decrease for 2008-09
Legal and Regulatory Requirements Consultation Participation by Private School Children and Teachers Principles of Effectiveness Administrative Costs ( 2 percent cap) Security Cap (20 percent for hardware-40 percent with staff) Periodic Evaluation Reporting
Scientifically-Based Research Required to use proven programs, practices and methods. (Web-based list of approved programs) Defined as the application of rigorous, systematic, and objective procedures to obtain reliable and valid knowledge relevant to educational activities and programs. Approved waivers are required for programs not on the list of programs supported by science-based research (web page)
No Substantial Changes If there are no substantial changes from the previous year and you do not have an approved waiver then check the continuation box and submit suspension data. If there are no substantial changes from the previous year and you have an approved waiver then check the continuation box, check the waiver box, submit a new waiver request which includes evaluation data for the previous year’s approved waiver, and submit suspension data.
Program Narrative for Applications with Substantial Changes Performance Measures Activities and programs Assessment of need-analysis of risk and protective factors Periodic evaluation used to refine program Coordination with other strategies, programs and activities Parent and community involvement Suspension of students with respect to firearms
Authorized Activities-Page 1 of 2 Drug and violence prevention programs that are developmentally appropriate, skill- based, learner centered and effective. Parent and community- wide involvement Professional development related to drug and violence prevention ( teachers, administrators and other staff) Expanded and improved mental health services provided by qualified staff (certified mental health professionals)
Authorized Activities –Page 2 of 2 Conflict resolution, peer mediation and character education programs Programs for students who are truant or suspended Community service projects Alternative education programs Counseling, mentoring and student assistance programs School safety and security
Technical Assistance Web address: http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/sss/http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/sss/ Student Support Services network staff Student Support Service staff
Budget Requirements Budget Narrative FS-10 budget by cost categories Web address for forms:http://www.oms.nysed.gov/cafe/
Web-based assistance Principle of Effectiveness Rubric Listing of programs supported by SBR Links to sites that validated programs Waiver Bullying Resources