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2012 Abstracts: Florida

Grant/Contract #      H323A120025
Program Name         State Personnel Development Grants Program
Competition             State Personnel Development Grants
Title                         Florida State Personnel Development Proposal: Successful Graduates
Project Director(s)   Verra-Tirado, Monica
Email                        monica.verra-tirado@fldoe.org

Purpose: This project will build district, school, and teacher capacity to engage students with disabilities in order to increase school completion rates of secondary-aged students with disabilities.

Method: Activities of this project include: (a) supporting districts and schools in implementation of the Sustained Intervention model for promoting student engagement with school and learning; (b) scaling-up the Strategic Instruction Model to enable both rural and urban schools and districts to deepen their implementation of this evidence-based program; (c) increasing the awareness and knowledge of families regarding the implementation of evidence-based practices that support students with disabilities.