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Provides an overview of each stage of implementation (i.e., exploration, installation, initial implementation, and full implementation) and the activities necessary to reach the intended outcomes of each stage.

Topic Area: Administration – General
Resource Type: Video/Webinar

Spotlights work of the Arizona Department of Education (ADE). Using Title IV-A state set-aside funds, leveraging internal staffing expertise, and collaborating with other state agencies and local partners, the ADE provides a variety of options for Title IV-A training and technical assistance to local education agencies across the state. This spotlight describes three standout approaches.

Topic Area: Administration – State Use of Funds
Resource Type: SEA Spotlight

U.S. Department of Education (ED), Office of Safe and Supportive Schools (OSSS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) hosted the Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Prevention and the Role of Peer Recovery Support Services (PRSS) Webinar. Dona Dmitrovic, Director, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, and Erin Wick, Director of Behavioral Health and Student Support, Capital Region ESD 113, served as presenters and provided insight into what PRSS are, the resources available for school settings, and what is needed to set up an appropriate network.

Topic Area: Implementation – Safe and Healthy Students
Resource Type: Video/Webinar

Spotlights the work of the Nebraska Department of Education, and eight of the SEA’s school districts. In 2019, the eight districts united their Title IV-A funds to create a consortium leveraging these dollars to deliver mental health services across the region. This program marks the first time a mental health provider is available to work with students, teachers, and families within this consortium’s districts.

Topic Area: Administration – State Use of Funds
Resource Type: SEA Spotlight

This resource is an operational guide for state coordinators as they explore strategies and approaches to providing training and technical assistance (T/TA) for local education agencies (LEAs) in their states. The recommendations and resources here can be applied broadly to T/TA across Title IV, Part A topic areas.

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The purpose of this guide on developing stakeholder relationships is to assist State education agencies (SEAs) and local education agencies (LEAs) in engaging and developing meaningful relationships with a variety of stakeholders and community-based partners.

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The purpose of the Effective Use of Technology (EUT) Resource Guide is to assist local education agencies (LEAs) in thinking through how to best use Title IV, Part A (Title IV-A) funds. This guide builds on the Title IV-A LEA Needs Assessment process and prompts LEAs to consider their technology infrastructure, identify areas of need, and think through strategies for addressing those needs.

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This Evaluation Guide (Guide) is intended to serve as a companion piece to the Title IV, Part A (Title IV-A) LEA Needs Assessment Tool (Tool). The Tool prompts local education agencies (LEAs) to think first about the desired outcomes, then work backward to identify the programs, projects, or activities (interventions) that will best serve those outcomes under the Title IV-A statute. This Guide offers a high-level overview of the evaluation cycle and can assist LEAs in evaluating whether a selected program is meeting the needs and desired goals identified in the Tool.

Topic Area: State Use of Funds
Resource Type: Products

If a local education agency (LEA) expresses a need in addressing exclusionary discipline, Title IV, Part A State coordinators can use the following information to support LEAs as they conduct their needs assessment, prepare their LEA application, consider how to evaluate their effort, and/or seek additional information. The

Topic Area: Safe and Healthy Students
Resource Type: Products

If a local education agency (LEA) expresses a need in addressing school mental health support and services, Title IV, Part A State coordinators can use the following information to support LEAs as they conduct their needs assessment, prepare their LEA application, consider how to evaluate their effort, and/or seek additional information.

Topic Area: Safe and Healthy Students
Resource Type: Products

If a local education agency (LEA) expresses a need in addressing school preparedness (safety, security, and emergency management), Title IV, Part A State coordinators can use the following information to support LEAs as they conduct their needs assessment, prepare their LEA application, consider how to evaluate their effort, and/or seek additional information.

Topic Area: Safe and Healthy Students
Resource Type: Products

If a local education agency (LEA) expresses a need in supporting the effective use of technology to personalize learning, Title IV, Part A State coordinators can use the following information to support LEAs as they conduct their needs assessment, prepare their LEA application, consider how to evaluate their effort, and/or seek additional information.

Topic Area: Effective Use of Technology
Resource Type: Products

The purpose of this school mental health (SMN) primer and resource guide is to assist State education agencies (SEAs) and local education agencies (LEAs) in identifying key approaches for addressing mental health concerns in schools, particularly those in rural and under-resourced areas.

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The purpose of the Preventing School Dropout Brief Resource Guide is to assist State education agencies (SEAs) and local education agencies (LEAs) in reducing school dropout rates.

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The purpose of this resource guide on selecting evidence-based programs (EBPs) is to inform State education agencies (SEAs) and local education agencies (LEAs) of the requirements outlined as part of the Title IV, Part A statute, and to provide a starting point for identifying and selecting interventions, curricula, and other resources with a credible research base.

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The Title IV-A Technical Assistance Center (T4PA Center) operates on behalf of the U.S Department of Education (ED), Office of Safe and Supportive Schools and provides State Education Agencies (SEAs) with dedicated support for implementing the Title IV, Part A Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) program. This document provides and overview of the T4PA Center's mission and activities.

Topic Area: General
Resource Type: Products

This document provides information about the Title IV, Part A Student Support and Academic Enrichment Program. Topics include a program overview, program administration information, allocation amounts, Title IV-A priority content area information, a description of the T4PA Center, and links to selected T4PA resources.

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