This RFP invites proposals to initiate a second round of Teacher-Child Interaction Training-Universal (TCIT-U) in Illinois.  In April 2020, an Illinois public school district ($20,000 grant) or two adjacent districts ($30,000 grant) will be selected to implement TCIT-U beginning in summer 2020. Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation (ILCHF) is partnering with Learn Ventures, LLC to strengthen teachers' positive impact on the social-emotional and behavioral learning of young children in their classrooms.  Toward this end, ILCHF will support three Illinois public school implementations of TCIT-U, a manualized, train-the-trainer, professional development model for teachers designed to improve both children's behavioral outcomes (pre-K through second grade) and teacher's skills and confidence in interacting with children.
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