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RCN Application '16-17

The '16-17 Regional Collaborative Network application is available -- '16-17 RCN Application. It is due June 20th. Thank you for your leadership and all the extra effort in working to improve supports for students with ASD.  

Please contact your START RCN Representative or Jana Benjamin, (616) 331-6482, for assistance.

Please see the RCN Contract Spending Guidelines for allowable and non-allowable expenses.


RCN Report Forms '16-17

START Requires One Contract Worksheet and Two Yearly Reports:

  1. RCN Contract Requirements Worksheet - This worksheet provides a summary of the priorities for the year for each goal area. This will provide us with information about your plans for the year and it can guide your review of priorities throughout the school year. Note: This document has two versions embedded: one for single-county RCN and one for multiple-county RCN. You only need to complete the version that is appropriate for your RCN.
  2. Mid-Year - Both a Narrative and a Financial Expenditure Report with an Invoice for Expenditures to date (expenses only, no advanced funding).
    • Due Date: February 1, 2017
  3. End of the School/Contract Year - Both a Narrative and a Financial Expenditure Report with an Invoice for all Expenditures not Reimbursed to date.
    • Due Date: July 14, 2017

Mid-Year and End of Year Reports must include the following:

  • Narrative Report
  • Financial Expenditure Report 
  • K-12 Target Student Reporting Form
  • BYF Target Student Reporting Form
  • Capacity Building Tool
  • Peer to Peer Programs Data Log
  • Training Reports
  • EPLI Trainer Reports

Reporting Forms:

  • 16-17 RCN Mid Year and End of Year Report (to be posted by 9/23)
  • K-12 Target Student Reporting Form for RCN (Baseline and End of Year) - Please enter your data for baseline by October 30th and the end of year data by June 1st in the online data collection system (Baseline data link will be available late September).
  • BYF Target Student Reporting Form (Baseline and End of Year) - Please enter your data for baseline by October 30th and the end of year data by June 1st in the in the online data collection system (Baseline data link will be available late September).
  • Capacity Building Tool - Sample
    • For a copy of your individual RCN Capacity Building Tool, contact the START office or check your RCN Dropbox folder
  • Peer to Peer Support Programs Data Log - Blank
    • For a copy of your individual RCN Peer to Peer Support Programs Data Log, contact the START office or check your RCN Dropbox folder
  • EPLI Report Forms
    • EPLI Level 1 Trainer Summary Report: This form is to be completed by the RCN and reported twice a year with the RCN grant (Deadlines: Feb 1 and July 14).
    • EPLI Level 1 Trainer Individual Report: This form is to be completed by approved EPLI Trainers and reported to the RCN twice a year (Due dates: Feb 1 and July 14). This report should include all trainings EXCEPT those as part of mini IT series training. Series trainings are reported on the EPLI Mini IT-Series Training Report (see below).
    • EPLI Level 2 Trainer Report: This form is to be completed by the RCN and reported twice a year with the RCN grant (Deadlines: Feb 1 and July 14).

Please send your Mid Year and End of Year Narrative Report & Financial Expenditure Report with an Invoice as an email attachment to the autismedcenter@gmail.com. If you have questions about the report, please contact Jana Benjamin at benjamj1@gvsu.edu or talk with your START RCN representative.


RCN Meeting Tools

RCN Pacing Guide: This is a schedule to help guide you through the RCN Contract year. It includes important activities, data collection, and reporting by month.

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