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FY10 Bidders Conference Illinois State Board of Education Kay Henderson Early Childhood Division Administrator. FY09 Preschool for All. Services to 5,000 new preschoolers Total of 95,000 preschoolers in PFA 11% Birth to Three set aside Monitoring Training and Technical Assistance

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FY10 Bidders Conference

Illinois State Board of Education

Kay Henderson

Early Childhood Division Administrator


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FY09 Preschool for All

  • Services to 5,000 new preschoolers

  • Total of 95,000 preschoolers in PFA

  • 11% Birth to Three set aside

  • Monitoring

  • Training and Technical Assistance

  • Teacher Supply

  • State-wide Program Evaluation

  • Social/Emotional Consultation


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Competitive Grant Process

  • Average $3,000/child for 180 day program

  • Additional funds for hard to reach families

  • Funds to supplement not supplant

  • Head Start letter of support

  • Funds to add a new PFA program to existing agencies/organizations, or to expand existing PreK or PFA

  • …NOT start-up funds for a new center


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Application Submission

  • 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21, 2009

  • Mail to ISBE Springfield office, or

  • Deliver to ISBE Chicago or Springfield office

  • One Original (original signatures) and

  • 5 copies


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What is Preschool for All Children?

  • Preschool education classroom experience for 3 and 4 year olds (by Sept 1)

  • Certified (Type 04) teacher, teacher assistant

  • 20 children – 1-10 adult/ child ratio

  • 180 days- half-day sessions (2 1/2 hours/day)

  • Approved curriculum/assessment

  • Parent education and involvement

  • Community collaboration

  • Professional development

  • Program evaluation

  • Reporting requirements


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Who can apply?

  • School districts and other educational entities, public or private not-for-profit or for- profit entities with successfulexperience in providing educational, health, social and/or child development services to young children and their families

  • Appropriate licensure requirements apply


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Where is Preschool for All Children?

  • Public education entities

  • Child care centers

  • Community agencies, including Head Start

  • Faith-based organizations (program guidelines apply)

  • Park districts

  • Community colleges and 4 year institutions

  • Collaborations


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What are funding priorities?

#1. Applicants serving primarily children identified as at risk of academic failure-

  • 51% of children to be served are at risk

    • Low income working families

    • Children who are wards of the state

    • Homeless families

    • Teen parents

    • English language learners

    • Parents not completed high school

    • Active duty military


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Funding priorities (continued)

#2. Applicants proposing to serve primarily children whose family income is less than four times the poverty guidelines (HHS)

  • Must collect evidence of family income

  • 51% or more meeting income guidelines with less than 51% also identified as at risk


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Five Program Components

#1- Screening

All children must be screened to determine eligibility

  • Measure child development

  • Parent interview

  • Written parental permission

  • Vision and hearing screening

  • Immunizations


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#2-Educational Program

  • Curriculum and instruction aligned with Illinois Early Learning Standards

  • Individual assessment profile for each child

  • Plan for reporting progress to parents

  • Address all domains of development, including social/emotional

  • Emphasis on language and literacy


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#3-Parent Education and Involvement

  • Communication

  • Parent Education

  • Student Learning

  • Program involvement

  • Decision-making and advocacy


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#4-Community Collaboration

  • Clear collaboration and implementation plan

  • Written kindergarten transition procedures

  • Shared services ie transporting homeless children

  • Understanding childrens’ home, community and cultural experiences


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#5-Staff Requirements

  • Type 04 certified teacher

  • Written personnel policies and job descriptions on file

  • Opportunities and resources for staff to share and consult with others regularly

  • Professional development plan for all staff


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WRITING YOUR PROPOSAL


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Narrative Requirements

  • Statement of Need

    • Educational and income level of parents

    • Employment conditions

    • Rates of infant mortality, low birth weight

    • Drop out, teen pregnancy

    • Families where a language other than English is spoken

    • Rates of poverty, child abuse and neglect

    • Homelessness, drug/alcohol abuse


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Narrative Requirements

  • Population to be Served

    • Recruitment efforts

    • Geographic area to be served

    • Estimated number of children by category

      • At risk

      • Income eligible

      • Neither of above

    • Indicate which category applies

      • Serving primarily at risk

      • Serving primarily income eligible

      • Other


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Program DescriptionFive Components

Screening

  • Instrument to be used

  • Parent interview process/parental permission

  • Point at which child qualifies

    Education

  • Curriculum to be used

  • Assessment

  • Provisions for continued participation of homeless children whose families have moved outside service area

  • Proof that parents will not be charged fees for participation in PFA


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Staff Requirements

  • Certified teacher

  • Qualified staff

  • List and description of roles of full and part-time staff to be paid by the program

  • Evidence of written job descriptions and personnel policies on file


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Professional Development(Inservice, not tuition)

  • Assessing need

  • Planning inservice

  • Provisions for other opportunities (provided free of charge but staff must be allowed to attend)


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Program Evaluation

  • Describe process to determine whether progress is being made toward successfully implementing the required components of Preschool for All

  • Procedures to determine the success of the program

  • Procedures to show measurable outcomes for family participation

  • Procedures to show measurable child outcomes


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Criteria for Review

  • Separated into 3 categories

  • Only “Qualified programs” funded

    • At least 60 out of 100 points

  • Qualitative Criteria

    • Population to be Served (30 points)

    • Quality of Program (40 points)

    • Experience and Qualification (20 points)

    • Cost effectiveness (10 points)


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Budget Information


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PRESCHOOL FOR ALL

EXAMPLES OF ALLOWABLE BUDGET ITEMS


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IELC Toolkits

  • Engaging Hard to Reach Families

  • Preschool For All Outreach

    Rebecca Bunn l Deanna Durica

    Ounce of Prevention Fund


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www.isbe.net/earlychi

217/524-4835


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