Agency Offers $9.5M in Grants to Improve Services for Children with Disabilities

US-DeptOfEducation-Seal_LargeAgency: Education Dept. (DoEd); Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services; Program: Preparation in Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services (CDFA Number: 84.325K) Eligibility: Public and private colleges and universities (Applicants partner with individuals with disabilities or parents of individuals with disabilities in program planning and implementation); Funding: $9.75 million for up to 38 awards, up to $250,000 each; Deadline: Dec. 14.

Summary: Applications are being sought for these 60-month grants to improve personnel training for those serving children with disabilities. The program seeks to improve the quality and increase the number of personnel who are fully credentialed to serve children with disabilities.

Info:  http://tinyurl.com/qd5dr4h; Maryann McDermott, 202/245-7439, maryann.mcdermott@ed.gov

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