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


LDA Builds Parents’ Confidence in Advocacy Skills

2018 marked the end of a three-year grant to the Learning Disabilities Association of Western New York (“LDA”) for its Equitable Education Advocacy Program, which helps parents build their capacity to advocate for a child with a learning disability. Parents are often not sure what kinds of accommodations can help their child succeed in school, … Continued