This federally-funded targeted Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Partners for Youth Success Grant (also referred to as PREP) is intended to support previously funded school districts with professional development, coaching and support for implementation of established programming. The PREP - Integrated Approaches to Sustainability III grant will provide grantees with additional supports to supplement those lost during COVID pandemic closures with a particular focus on long term sustainability of programming:
The priority of this grant is to support the continued work of districts participating in the PREP grant with implementation of and sustainability planning for the program.
Districts receiving these funds will ensure that:
The following three districts, that were awarded a Fiscal Year 2021 (FY2021) Fund Code (FC) 716 grant are eligible to apply to participate in professional development, receive technical assistance and coaching and to implement plans for sustainability of programming
Federal (CFDA 93.092)
Approximately $15,000 is available. Funding is contingent upon availability. All dollar amounts listed are estimated/approximate and are subject to change. If more funding becomes available it will be distributed under the same guidelines that appear in this RFP document.
Eligible applicants may apply for up to $5,000 each.
DESE reserves the right to alter the award to each funded school district.
Funds can be used to:
Upon approval* – 6/30/2022
*No earlier than the date a substantially approvable application is submitted through EdGrants.
Office of Student and Family Support
Chiniqua N. Milligan
Friday, October 15, 2021
Part I — General — Program Unit Signature Page — (Standard Contract Form and Application for Program Grants)
Part II — Budget Details (entered directly into EdGrants)
Part III — Required Program Information (complete and upload Word Document)
Grant Assurances (complete and upload with signatures as PDF)
Upon award, a required meeting will be scheduled with the project lead and or project team to review grant requirements and expectations.
Teacher Assurances. All teachers implementing the curriculum are asked to complete and submit upon grant award and prior to program delivery. A link to the form will be provided upon award.**
A TA/Observation planning log must be submitted for each participating teacher prior to curriculum implementation. A link to this form will be provided upon award.**
Teacher Self Assessment. All teachers implementing the curriculum will be asked to complete and submit upon grant award and prior to program delivery. This will help to guide and tailor professional development, technical assistance and coaching sessions. A link to this form will be provided upon reward
DESE will be providing various professional development opportunities, activities and resources throughout the year to support sustainability of PREP programming and content delivery through integrated approaches that focus on the whole child and comprehensive health. Some activities may include the completion of various tools, action plans and assessments to help guide this work.
** We ask for these forms to be completed to ensure understanding and responsibilities as well as to be able to monitor program implementation for reporting to federal funders.
Submit all required grant materials through EdGrants
In EdGrants, districts are required to create and name the project. Please use the following naming convention for your "Applicant Project Name" in EdGrants:
FY22 FC717 Student and Family Support [Applicant Name]
All items listed under the required forms section of this RFP should be uploaded / attached in the Attachments List formlet of the Application Submission in EdGrants. This includes a signed / scanned PDF of Part I / Coversheet with Superintendent's signature as well as Schedule A form, if applicable to your district. The final budget the applicant is requesting will be entered directly into EdGrants as part of the application submission process.
For Guidance Documents regarding EdGrants, visit EdGrants: User Guides and Information.
Please note: It is up to the district to determine who they want to add as EdGrants Front Office users in order to submit grant application as well as payment request information. Please review the EdGrants: User Security Controls to make informed decisions regarding assigning your district level users.
Last Updated: September 14, 2021
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