A description of how the grant award will be allocated, including how the applicant will match at least 20% of the grant awarded as required under s. 115.405 (1)
, Stats. The matching funds may be in the form of money or in-kind services or both.
A description of the selection, training, roles and responsibilities of the mentors.
A statement of which entity will be administering the program.
A grant recipient under this subchapter shall provide for all of the following:
An assurance that the grant awarded under this subchapter will not be used to supplant or replace funds otherwise available for professional development.
An assurance that program information and related materials under this subchapter will be made available to interested schools and other educational institutions at a reasonable cost.
(4) Grant amount.
A one-year grant of not more than $25,000 may be made to fund a comprehensive peer review and mentoring program for initial educators.
(4m) Program components.
A program is eligible for a grant under this subchapter only if it includes all of the following program components:
An ongoing orientation for initial educators that is collaboratively developed and delivered by administrators, teachers, support staff and parents.
Seminars that meet the needs and concerns of the initial educator and reflect the Wisconsin standards for teacher development and licensure. The Wisconsin standards under this paragraph include all of the following:
The teacher understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the disciplines he or she teaches and can create learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for students.
The teacher understands how children learn and develop, and can provide learning opportunities that support their intellectual, social, and personal development.
The teacher understands how students differ in their approaches to learning and creates instructional opportunities that are adapted to diverse learners.
The teacher understands and uses a variety of instructional strategies to encourage students' development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills.
The teacher uses an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
The teacher uses knowledge of effective verbal, nonverbal, and media communication techniques to foster active inquiry, collaboration, and supportive interaction in the classroom.
The teacher plans and delivers instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, students, the community, and curriculum goals.
The teacher understands and uses formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure the continuous intellectual, social, and physical development of the learner.
The teacher is a reflective practitioner who continually evaluates the effects of his or her choices and actions on others, such as students, parents, and other professionals in the learning community and who actively seeks out opportunities to grow professionally.
The teacher fosters relationships with school colleagues, parents, and agencies in the larger community to support students' learning and well being.
The development of a professional development plan for the initial educator which includes a list of activities, timelines for achievement, and assessments based on the standards described under par. (b)
PI 38.03 Note
Note: PIF-1653, Peer Review and Mentoring Grants application form, may be obtained at no charge by writing to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Licensing Team, P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841.
PI 38.03 History
Cr. Register, February, 1999, No. 518
, eff. 3-1-99; 2017 Wis. Act 93
: am. (1), (3), renum. (4) (intro.) to (4) and (4m) (intro.) and am. Register December 2017 No. 744
, eff. 1-1-18; CR 19-034: am. (4) Register February 2020 No. 770, eff. 3-1-20.
A mentor under this subchapter shall have input into the confidential formative assessment of the initial educator and may not be included as part of the school district's formal evaluation of an initial educator.
Review of applications and awarding of grants.
The state superintendent shall review the applications submitted under this subchapter and shall determine which of the applications eligible for funding will receive grants based on the following criteria:
The extent to which teachers are involved in the program development and activities.
The extent to which the goals and objectives relate to the purpose of the program.
The extent to which the program activities are appropriate to the goals and objectives of the proposed program.
The adequacy of the timeline for completion of each major activity and the extent to which continuation of program activities is ensured after the grant period is completed.
The extent to which the program activities will enhance instruction and ultimately enhance student achievement.
Under s. 115.36 (1)
, Stats., public and private schools are encouraged to develop comprehensive kindergarten through grade 12 programs to prevent or ameliorate alcohol and other drug abuse among minors.
Under s. 115.36 (3)
, Stats., the department shall fund school district projects designed to assist minors experiencing problems resulting from alcohol or other drug use or to prevent alcohol and drug use by minors.
This subchapter sets forth characteristics of a comprehensive kindergarten through grade 12 program including criteria and procedures in awarding grants under s. 115.36
PI 38.11 History
Cr. Register, July, 2000, No. 535
, eff. 8-1-00; CR 13-086
: am. (4) Register May 2014 No. 701
, eff. 6-1-14; 2017 Wis. Act 93
: renum. (title), (1), (2), (3) from PI 32.01 (title), (1), (2), (4) and am. (3) Register December 2017 No. 744
, eff. 1-1-18.
In this subchapter:
“AODA program" means a comprehensive kindergarten through grade 12 alcohol and other drug abuse program as described in s. PI 38.13
“Community–based organization" means a private, non-profit organization which is representative of a community or a significant segment of a community and which provides educational and job training services.
“County department of community programs" means the county department of community programs appointed under s. 51.42 (3) (a)
“Intervention" means efforts to respond to and provide appropriate assistance to students experiencing health and safety problems including alcohol and other drug abuse.
“Prevention" means efforts to provide pupils appropriate information and developmental experiences necessary to make personally and socially responsible decisions regarding their own alcohol and other drug use and non–use and other health and safety factors and to cope effectively with the personal and social results of health and safety decisions made by others. Prevention includes efforts to develop assets which can be used to overcome challenges and set-backs and to help students become positive, caring, responsible and productive citizens.
“Pupil assistance program," also referred to as a student assistance program, means an alcohol and other drug abuse support program involving pupils with health and safety problems and concerns in individual or group settings operating under conditions established by school board policy, rules and responsibilities.
PI 38.12 History
Cr. Register, July, 2000, No. 535
, eff. 8-1-00; 2017 Wis. Act 93
: renum. (intro.), (1), (3), (4), (5), (7) to (10) from PI 32.02 (intro.), (1), (3), (4), (5), (7) to (10) and am. (intro.), (1), (4) Register December 2017 No. 744
, eff. 1-1-18.
Comprehensive kindergarten through grade 12 AODA programs, application requirements, and awarding of grants. PI 38.13(1)(1)
Aoda program policies.
Except projects funded under s. PI 38.14
, a school board conducting an AODA program shall establish policies and procedures that clearly articulate how the program will operate. In developing policies under this section, a school board shall consider requiring any of the following:
That administrators and teachers designated to engage in AODA programs under s. 118.126
, Stats., have received appropriate training and are aware of the requirements of s. 118.126
Provide for cooperative arrangements with the county department of community programs regarding the availability of AODA services as specified under s. 118.24 (2) (f)
That school administrators, principals, pupil services professionals and teachers employed by the school board are aware of the provisions under s. 118.257
, Stats., pertaining to liability for referral to police, when referring pupils to law enforcement authorities for removal from school grounds or school sponsored activities as a result of suspicion of possession or consumption of an alcoholic beverage or controlled substance.
That school administrators, principals, pupil services professionals and teachers employed by the school board are aware of the provisions of s. 118.258
, Stats., pertaining to the prohibition of electronic communications devices and that pupils are annually provided with a copy of the board's rules pertaining to this prohibition.
That school administrators, principals, pupil services professionals and teachers employed by the school board are aware of the provisions of s. 120.12 (20)
, Stats., pertaining to prohibiting the use of all tobacco products on school premises.
That school administrators, principals, pupil service professionals and teachers employed by the school board are aware of the provisions of s. 125.09
, Stats., pertaining to the prohibition of alcohol beverages on school grounds.
That school administrators, principals, pupil service professionals and teachers employed by the school board are aware of the provisions of s. 118.125
, Stats., pertaining to the maintenance and confidentiality of certain types of pupil records.
That school administrators, principals, pupil service professionals and teachers employed by the school board are aware of the provisions of s. 118.45
, Stats., pertaining to use of portable breath testing devices with pupils suspected of consuming alcohol or being under the influence of alcohol at school or a school sponsored event.
(2) Aoda program content.
Under s. 115.36 (1)
, Stats., every public and private school is encouraged to develop AODA programs to prevent or ameliorate alcohol and other drug abuse among minors. Section 115.36 (3)
, Stats., provides for grants to assist school districts in developing or supplementing AODA programs. An AODA program under this section may include any of the following:
Provides accurate and up-to-date information on health promotion and risk behaviors.
Provides accurate information about youth attitudes and behaviors about AODA and related youth risk behaviors.
Provides a strong focus on life skill development, such as decision making, goal setting and communication skills.
Emphasizes key concepts that cut across many health and safety issues.
Is developmentally appropriate and builds on a pupil's prior knowledge.
A written school district policy which supports comprehensive alcohol and other drug abuse programming including pupil assistance programs, curriculum, instruction, staff development and youth oriented activities. The policies shall be widely publicized and be in accordance with appropriate state and federal laws.
Programs for pupils including pupil assistance programs, peer programs, student clubs, and drug free alternatives.
Programs for adults including staff development, employee assistance and wellness programs, and parent and community education.
Integration of community resources and support services including, but not limited to, human services providers, private treatment providers, law enforcement officers, and judicial personnel.
Access to a collaborative pupil service team made up of school counselors, social workers, nurses and psychologists.
An AODA program coordinator who is provided with appropriate time and training.
Ongoing monitoring, assessment and evaluation of AODA program activities.
Strategies to develop comprehensive school health programs which include, but are not limited to, a police-school partnership project, a family support project providing parenting skills and family cohesion building strategies, after school and summer school tutorial services, student assistance programs, youth-led prevention activities, any other strategy approved by the state superintendent to meet the statutory objectives of prevention or amelioration of alcohol and drug use by minors. A school district may enter into contracts with public or private non-profit agencies to collaborate on family support programs that include parenting skills and family cohesion building strategies.
(3) Grant application requirements.
A school board or a school board in cooperation with another school board under an agreement under s. 66.0301
, Stats.; or a CESA board under s. 116.032
, Stats.; may apply for a grant under this section. Maximum awards for consortium projects shall be determined by the state superintendent as described under sub. (4) (a)
. Annually, an applicant under this section shall submit all of the following information to the department in its grant application:
The name of the AODA program coordinator, and evidence that the AODA program coordinator holds a current license issued by the department under ch. PI 34
A description of how the proposed program activities will be integrated with the school district's current AODA program as specified in this section, as well as other school improvement strategies.
An outline of the proposed program objectives, activities, and related timelines. The program's objectives shall be measurable.
A description of how the proposed program will be evaluated. The description shall contain outcome evaluations.
A description of how the program activities will continue after the grant period is completed.
A description of how the strategies and activities contained in the proposal contribute to the prevention or amelioration of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse.
A description of the collaborative development of the proposal, including the individuals that participated in the process.
A description of the resources and funds necessary to implement the project and how the matching fund contribution of 20% will be met. Private and in–kind contributions may be applied to meet this requirement.