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2012 Abstracts: Delaware

Grant/Contract #   H323A120011
Program Name     State Personnel Development Grants Program
Competition          State Personnel Development Grants
Title                       Delaware State Personnel Development Grant
Project Director    Touchette, Brian    
Email                    btouchette@doe.k12.de.us

Purpose: This project will increase the academic achievement of students with disabilities and improve the graduation rates and academic outcomes of students most at risk of dropping out of school in Delaware by helping schools implement evidence-based instructional strategies.

Method: Activities of this project include: (a) implementing sustainable, evidence-based instructional strategies to impact students with the greatest academic needs; (b) training educators and related staff on the use of evidence-based social and behavioral practices; and (c) collaborating with partner organizations to build the capacity of local educational agencies to provide the supports necessary for students most at risk of dropping out of school due to social and/or behavioral challenges.