Throughout the development of the START program, START National Team members have regularly visited to provide guidance on the START model and recommendations based on their experience. Recently, visits from START National Team members have been helping to prepare the Region I START team for Programmatic Certification. The Region I START team is approaching its 5 th year of operation and is expected to pursue this milestone in 2019.

Jill Hinton, National START Advisory team and New York State Project Manager, visited with the Region I START Team on July 24-25 th. During her visit, Jill focused on What, Where, Why and How of START: