The Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) has reviewed applications from Local Education Agencies (LEA) for the California Scale-Up MTSS Statewide (SUMS) Initiative Technical Assistance (TA) training grants. LEAs applied as a single LEA for up to $25,000 or as a consortium-two or more LEAs applying jointly (one application) for up to $50,000.
Click here to view a listing of grant awardees by each California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) region.
Awardees will work to develop, align, and improve academic and behavioral resources, programs, supports, and services utilizing a coherent MTSS framework that engages all systems leading to improved student outcomes.
In April 2016, Orange County Department of Education, in partnership with Butte County Office of Education and SWIFT Education Center, was awarded a large grant to implement MTSS statewide. This effort, California Scale-Up MTSS Statewide (SUMS) provides a process for Local Education Agencies (LEA) to assess their strengths, coordinate supports to their Local Control Accountability Plans (LCAP), and align their MTSS efforts with the eight state priorities.