Monday, October 15, 2012
$24 Million in Grants Awarded to 22 States to Improve Training Systems to Help Children with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the award of $24 million in grants to 22 states to improve personnel training systems to help children with disabilities. States receiving grants are: Alabama, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin. The State Personnel Development Grants Program, authorized by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), provides funds to assist states in reforming and improving their systems for personnel preparation and professional development in early intervention, education and transition services in order to enhance results for children with disabilities. Read more at Ed.Gov HERE.
Posted by Denise Lambert at 9:22 PM
Labels: disability training, grants, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), U.S. Department of Education