Application for Act Now! Bullying Prevention Staff Training stipend

Thank you for doing all you can to prevent bullying in your school. Children’s Wisconsin is here to support those efforts. To be considered for one of ten stipends for K-8th grade schools for the 2021-2022 school year (up to $2,000), please complete the following application. Only one application per school for this school year is permitted.

Please note that the Act Now! Staff Training e-learning course is school-delivered, coordinated by a designated school champion. Children's Wisconsin e-learning staff will provide instruction and support on how to implement the training program and you will receive the School Champion Guide, Participant Guide for all staff participating, and access to the online course at no cost. The program requires a minimum of 3.5 hours of staff professional development time to complete. This stipend is designed to help cover costs (up to $2,000) schools might incur when paying educator stipends.  The Act Now! Bullying Prevention Staff Training stipends are being offered by Children’s Wisconsin in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

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* 1. Please Provide Your School Information (Only K-8th grade schools in Wisconsin are eligible)

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* 2. School Champion Contact Information (One school staff member will serve as the project champion and will be the primary contact.)

Please provide the following information regarding your plan to train staff using the Children's Wisconsin Act Now! Staff Training e-learning course.

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* 3. Total number of staff in your school. (Be sure to include the following groups: building engineers, custodial crew, food service staff, bus drivers, classroom aides/teaching assistants, support staff, teachers and administrators.)

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* 4. The percentage of your staff that will be able to participate in the staff training program. Minimum of 50% of staff should be included.

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* 5. Please indicate which Act Now! Staff Training program is most appropriate for your school.

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* 6. A requirement of the Act Now! Staff Training stipend is that one class in your school registers and participates in at least one Act Now! student e-learning course.  A Children's Wisconsin e-Learning Representative will contact a staff member about implementing the student version of the Act Now! bullying prevention program at your school. Please provide that person's contact information if someone other than you.  You may explore the courses here: Children's Wisconsin e-Learning Courses

Share your proposed timeline to implement the staff training course.  The Act Now! Staff Training course should be completed by April 29, 2022. Receipts to document staff training time and the brief phone interview with an external evaluator must be completed before May 16, 2022. Stipends will be distributed by June 1, 2022.

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* 7. Timeline to implement the plan:

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* 8. Post Implementation Survey. Please check this box to acknowledge that you understand that participating in a short telephone interview with an external evaluator by May 16th, 2022 is a requirement of this award.

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