Ill. Admin. Code tit. 23, § 555.130 - Program Specifications - Planning and Training Grants

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 15, April 8, 2022

The goal of each planning and training grant project under this Subpart B shall be the development of a three-year plan for implementation of the social and emotional learning (SEL) standards set forth in Appendix A to this Part, as applicable to the grade levels of the participating schools.

a) Each participating school shall be required to establish an implementation team consisting of at least a school administrator, a teacher, and a representative of the families whose children attend the school. Activities to be conducted with planning and training grant funds shall include, but need not be limited to:
1) participation by each school's implementation team in training and technical assistance activities made available by the regionally based training entity designated by the State Superintendent of Education;
2) conducting at least two family education sessions relating to the social and emotional learning standards;
3) identifying gaps in available resources and services related to social and emotional learning; and
4) preparation of a plan setting forth a specific, three-year sequence of steps for moving toward the comprehensive integration of the social and emotional learning standards into the participating schools' educational programs, school environment, and other mental health supports.
b) Each proposed planning and training project shall encompass all students housed in any attendance center for which funding is provided.
c) No more than five percent of the grant funds may be used for general administrative expenses. Stipends for extra work or time on the part of district employees, as well as necessary costs for substitute teachers, shall be allowable expenses. Grant funds may be used to pay the salaries of district personnel only when at least six schools in a district are participating in planning and training projects under this Subpart B.

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Ill. Admin. Code tit. 23, § 555.130

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