10-13-2015 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #23


Title
2015-2016 Multiagency Service Network for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities (SEDNET)

Discussion
The purpose of this item is to recommend acceptance of the 2015-2016 Multiagency Service Network for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities(SEDNET)grant. The focus of this grant is to improve mental health services for students with emotional and behavioral disabilities in Brevard and Seminole counties. Funds are to be used to  support endeavors  in the area of mental health coordination with local agencies, trauma informed care training, substance abuse programs, parental involvement in student education, and program planning/problem solving for students that need mental health services. The SEDNET grant provides 1.50 FTE for project staff, as well as training and curriculum materials. A complete copy of the grant is available in the Office of Student Services.

Recommendation
Approve the acceptance of the 2015-2016 grant for SEDNET Multiagency Network and authorize the Superintendent's signature. The approximate amount of the grant will be $120,000.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 5/12/2015
Consent after Information10/13/2015

Authority for Action
PL105-17, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part B, Section 61, CFDA#84.027

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Partial

Source of Funding
Operating - Grant

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
15-16$120,000TBATBATBATBATBATBATBA

Contact
Paula Ferrell, Resource Teacher, Students at Risk, ext. 321 Melissa Catechis, Director, Students at Risk, ext. 567