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2012 Abstracts: North Dakota

Grant/Contract #   H323A120016
Program Name      State Personnel Development Grants Program
Competition         State Personnel Development Grants
Title                     North Dakota Scaling-Up and Implementation Science Framework (ND-SISF)
ProjectDirector(s) Oas, Brenda
Email                    boas@nd.gov

Purpose: This project will pilot, implement, and scale-up professional development related to multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) in order to improve academic and behavioral outcomes for students with disabilities; create and assess a statewide system for professional development; and develop a field placement program for pre-service students to participate in model MTSS sites.

Method: Activities of this project include: (a) training, coaching, providing technical assistance, and sharing information with district teams about MTSS; (b) developing and implementing a statewide system of professional development to train educators on positive behavior interventions and supports and response to intervention; and (c) collaborating with the regional parent resource center to support for families with training, informational materials, outreach, and video-based resources.