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*All Times EST

10:30 - 11 AM



Test slate. Participant tune in.

11:00 11:05 AM Video indicating purpose of the Initiative with vignettes of programs working with children in schools. Mindy Shannon Phelps, Moderator
11:05 11:11 AM Panel discussion with agency representatives/
Betty Chemers, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Dept. of Justice
Michael English, Director, Knowledge Development and Systems Change, Center for Mental Health Svcs., Substance Abuse and Mental Health Svcs. Admin., (SAMSA), U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
Bill Modzeleski, Director, Safe & Drug-Free Schools Program, U.S. Dept. of Education
11:11 - 11:12 AM Segue to main Program
11:12 - 11:57 AM Financial Management Issues
- OMB circulars
- Use and payment of consultants
- Approval of budget deviations
- Reporting requirements/format
- Drawdown of funds
- Audit requirements
- Inventory records
Blanca Rodriguez, Director - Grants policy and Oversight Staff, U.S. Dept. of Education
11:57 - 12:30 PM Question & Answers Viewer call in 1-800-966-0894
12:30 - 12:32 PM Video recap of important programmatic issues
12:32 - 12:42 PM Training and Technical Assistance
-Parameters of what is available
-How to request/time frames for responses
Larry Sullivan, Director of Safe Schools & Healthy Students Action Center
12:42 - 12:52 PM Evaluation
-National Evaluation
-Data collection requirements
-Local evaluation
Pamela Lattimore, Ph. D., National Evaluation Director, Research Triangle Institute
12:52 - 1:15 PM Questions and Answers
1:15 - 2:15 PM Lunch Call-in from viewers 1-800-966-0894

Q & A via Internet
1:15 - 1:45 PM

2:15 - 2:25 PM Public Relations/Marketing
-Communication Support
-Available assistance
Melane Kinney Hoffman, Senior Counsel, Porter Novelli
2:25 - 3:00 PM Programmatic Issues
-Importance of Partnership
-Six Elements of Comprehensive Plan
-Evidence Based Programs
-MOU Requirements
-Program and Budget Revisions
-Reporting Requirements/Format
-Monitoring Responsibilities/Access
-Special Conditions
David Clough, Public Health Advisor, SAMHSA
Douglas Dodge, Senior Policy Advisor, OJJDP
Bryan Williams, Program Analyst, Safe and Drug Free Schools, U.S. Dept. of Education
3:00 - 3:02 PM Video recap of important issues
3:02 - 3:32 PM Questions and Answers Viewer call-in 1-800-966-0894
3:32 - 3:39 PM Wrap-up
What's next - 2nd-year funding
Evaluation of today's meeting - reminder
Betty Chemers, Bill Modeleski and Bryan Flynn, Ed. D, Director, Division of Program Development, CMHS, SAMHSA
3:40 PM Sign off
3:40- 4:30 PM Q & A continues via Internet

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