State Programs - Parent Education Pilot Program
CSFA Number: 586-18-2204
Agency Name
State Board Of Education (586)
Agency Contact
Adenike Sosina
Short Description
Public Act 100-1043 requires that the State Board of Education implement and administer a 3-year pilot program supporting the health and wellness student-learning requirement by utilizing a unit of instruction on parenting education in participating school districts that maintain grades 9 through 12. Per Public Act 101-007 Section 50, Metropolitan Family Services is the specified entity to receive a grant for this program.
Subject Area
Program Function
Enabling Legislation
Public Act 101-0007 Article 34 Section 50
Objectives and Goals
To support children's mental health, physical health, and educational outcomes through evidence-based prevention and wellness efforts that strengthen positive parenting practices and enhance resilience when face with adversity.
Types of Assistance
Uses and Restrictions
The program authorizes funding support for school districts/entities that offer an evidence-based parenting education model. Funds from this grant are authorized for the use of providing instruction on parenting education in grades 9-12. The funded program may include, but is not limited to, instruction on the following: (1) Family structure, function, and management; (2) The prevention of child abuse; (3) The physical, mental, emotional, social, economic, psychological aspects of interpersonal and family relationships; (4) Parenting education competency development that is aligned to the social and emotional learning standards of the student's grade level.
Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible for the Parent Education Pilot Program, school districts/entities must offer an evidence-based parenting education model. Per Public Act 101-007 Section 50, Metropolitan Family Services meet these criteria and has been selected for the program.
Eligible Applicants
Education Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
This non-competitive grant will complete an application that must be approved by ISBE before activities may begin.
Post Assistance Requirements
Financial expenditure reports and Periodic Performance Reports must be completed within IWAS.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Public Act 100-1043; 105 ILCS 5/27-23.1 Sec 27-23.1 Parenting Education
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2020 : $175,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
15016191P00-3999(PP)Metropolitan Family Services10/16/201906/30/2020175,000