Corning Union Elementary School District Receives $2,226,321 Through California Department of Education (CDE) Bipartisan Safer Communities Act-Stronger Connections Grant

California Consulting is thrilled to announce a significant victory for the Corning Union Elementary School District (CUESD), which has been awarded a transformative $2,226,321 through the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act-Stronger Connections Grant, facilitated by the California Department of Education (CDE). This grant is a monumental step towards enhancing safety and well-being in schools.

Our own Statewide Senior Grant Writer, Dana Leusch, in partnership with the dedicated team at CUESD, played a pivotal role in securing this grant. Their collaborative efforts in crafting a compelling and comprehensive grant application were instrumental in this achievement.

The grant epitomizes our joint commitment with CUESD to ensure a secure and nurturing educational environment for students. This substantial funding will initiate a series of impactful projects focused on improving mental health services, strengthening campus safety measures, and fostering a positive school climate.

Key Initiatives Underway

  1. Enhanced Mental Health Resources: A significant portion of the grant will fund the expansion of mental health services in CUESD. This includes employing more counselors and mental health professionals, crucial for addressing the diverse needs of students.
  2. Upgraded Campus Security: The grant will also support enhancements in physical safety across school campuses, ensuring a secure learning environment through upgraded infrastructure and new safety protocols.
  3. Social-Emotional Learning Programs: Recognizing the holistic needs of students, the grant will facilitate the introduction of comprehensive social-emotional learning programs aimed at nurturing resilience, empathy, and positive behavior among students.
  4. Community and Parental Involvement: A key focus will be on involving the community and parents in the safety and well-being of students. This includes specialized training for staff, parents, and community members to address mental health issues effectively.

This grant marks a significant milestone in our ongoing partnership with CUESD and is a testament to what can be achieved through collaborative effort, expertise, and a shared vision. We extend our congratulations to the CUESD team and look forward to seeing the positive changes this grant will bring.