Posted by ROLAND REZNIK on September 07, 2016. 0 Comments
State education departments in Oregon, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nebraska, Mississippi, Louisiana and Colorado are receiving grants ranging from $530,000 to $1.5 million. The United States Department of Education is planning to use the funding towards training administrators and teachers that serve children with disabilities.
The U.S. department of education announced it will also send $7 million to several states in hopes to improve professional development. The main focus of training is going to be on transition services, special education, and early intervention. A variety of projects is also being developed for general education curriculum for students with disabilities, retaining special education teachers and recruiting more teachers.
States were notified that qualification for the funding included partnering with a resource such as a parent training program, state university or college and at least one school district. This is essential to implementing the professional development program...