SUMS PARTNER ENTITY GRANT
In February 2022, four institutions were selected as recipients of the SUMS Partner Entity grant from the California Department of Education and the State Board of Education. A total of $12.5 million will be funded to the following CA PBIS partner organizations through February 2026:
This grant will support high-quality, professional learning to educators in SEL; trauma-informed practices; and culturally relevant, affirming, and sustaining practices— all in a manner that aligns with local MTSS. The California PBIS Coalition Regional Technical Assistance Centers will be supporting the execution of this project across the Golden State.
CALIFORNIA COMMITMENT TO MTSS
The last five years California demonstrated a commitment to change through collaboration and building multi-tier systems.
CREATING COLLABORATIONS WITH COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH
CPC is working to link PBIS to Mental Health Service Act (MHSA) Voter Approved 2004 Proposition 63 a 1% tax on CA Millionaires. The Prevention and Early Intervention portion of MHSA led to increasing funding of PBIS & MTSS programs throughout the state.