Section 31o and 31n of State Aid Act
State Department and Agencies
School Social Workers; School Psychologists; School Counselors; School Nurses
Workforce Development Focus
Healthcare workforce retention
Workforce Issues Addressed
Improving staffing shortage (allows healthcare professionals to be less burdened by amount of work); Any activity or implement that addresses reducing healthcare professional turnover
Through 31n and 31o funding of the State Aid Act, eligible districts and ISDs recieve funding in reduced amounts over three years until staff is fully funded by districts/ ISDs. The funding supports the hiring of psychologists, social workers, counselors, and nurses providing services to students in schools.