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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:

Please send your Mid Year and End of Year Narrative Report & Financial Expenditure Report with an invoice as an email attachment to the If you have questions about the report, please contact Jana Benjamin at 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.