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The mission of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) is to improve early childhood,educational, and employment outcomes and raise expectations for all people with disabilities, their families, their communities, and the Nation.
As such, the Department of Education (Department) is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2019 for Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities--Leadership Development Programs:
Increasing the Capacity of Leaders to Improve Systems Serving Children with Disabilities, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 8 4. 325L.
These grants will fund States to implement leadership development programs that recruit,increase the capacity of, and retain State, regional, and local leaders to promote high expectations and improve early childhood and educational outcomes for children with disabilities and their families by improving the systems that serve them.
Purpose of Program:
The purposes of this program are to (1) help address State-identified needs for personnel preparation in special education, early intervention, related services, and regular education to work with children, including infants and toddlers, and youth with disabilities; and (2) ensure that those personnel have the necessary skills and knowledge, derived from practices that have been determined through scientifically based research, to be successful in serving those children.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 8 4. 325L.