Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 1/14/2019 - 7:00 PM
Category: Consent Items Pulled for Discussion
Type: Action
Subject: 14.2 (Item # 11) Submission of the Contra Costa County Family and Children's Trust (FACT) Grant to Support the Crossroads Program
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Goal 1: All students will receive a high quality education in a safe and welcoming environment with equitable and high expectations, access to technology, and instruction in the California State Standards that prepare them for college and/or career.
Goal 3: Parents, family, and community will be informed, engaged and empowered as partners with Mt. Diablo Unified to support student learning.
File Attachment:
Summary: Staff requests permission to submit an application to Contra Costa County Family and Children's Trust (FACT) for the Contra Costa County FACT Grant in the amount of $80,000 to provide support services for teen parents at Crossroads High School. MDUSD has been the recipient of the FACT grant since 2005. These funds will be used to support the mental health and well-being of Crossroads students and their children, strengthen family relationships, encourage continued school attendance, improve academic performance, and promote understanding of child development and the adoption of positive parenting practices. This grant supports student learning by providing a program that includes counseling and mentoring, parenting and life skills education. Services will include reading support, mental health services, and strengthening parenting skills. This is a two year grant, renewable each year (2019-2021).
Funding: Contra Costa County Family and Children's Trust
Fiscal Impact $80,000. Program code 3692. In-kind match will be met within existing budgets at Crossroads High School 0800, 3966 and 3693.
Recommendation: Approve submission of the Contra Costa County Family and Children's Trust (FACT) Grant to support the Crossroads program, and acceptance if awarded.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Stephanie Roberts - Director of Development
Signed By:
Michael Jimenez - Assistant Superintendent, High Schools
Signed By:
Mika Arbelbide - Director of Budget
Signed By:
Dr. Nellie Meyer - Superintendent
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