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2011 Abstracts: Louisiana Abstract

2011 Louisiana State Personnel Development Grant Abstract

Grant/Contract #  H323A110003

Program Name       State Personnel Development Grants Program

Competition           State Personnel Development Grants

Title                      Louisiana State Personnel Development Grant

Project Director(s)
Robin Clark
Melody Lemoine
Telephone 225-342-5692
Fax 225-342-3281

Beginning Date   10/1/2011
Ending Date        9/30/2016

Purpose
This project will develop a system of professional development and support, based on state, district, and school need to improve outcomes for students with disabilities, ages 6-21 across all disabilities, utilizing sustainable, evidence-based practices.

 

Method
Activities of this project include: (a) providing professional development to assist schools in implementing data-based decision making; (b) providing professional development to assist schools in integrating inclusive practices; (c) providing professional development to assist schools in collaborating and engaging with families; (d) assisting schools in implementing culturally responsive practices; (e) developing a tiered system of support based on a comprehensive needs assessments of all districts; and (f) measuring project outcomes through the short, mid and long term of the project.