Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Union Free School District

Building Capacity for Trauma Informed Educational Practices

“Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Union Free School District will work with the University at Buffalo’s Institute for Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care to create a trauma-informed culture district-wide. This will include training all staff to understand trauma and its effects on behavior, revising district policies, and creating building-level and district-wide Trauma-Informed Champion/Mentor Teams to further embed a trauma-informed culture throughout the district.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $135,940 over Two Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2017

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Building Capacity to Adopt New Curriculum

The Research Institute for Learning and Development (ResearchILD) was granted $205,000 in 2016 to build a robust, school-wide approach to implementing an Executive Function (EF) curriculum in Saugus, Massachusetts at the Belmonte Middle School. ResearchILD is a nonprofit located just outside of Essex County in Lexington, that designs, implements, and evaluates programs that strengthen EF … Continued