Inclusive Practices

2017-2018 Special Education Performance Grants

  • August 25th, 2014
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2017-18 Special Education Performance Grants: Inclusive Practices

The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education is pleased to announce the availability of the following special education performance grant for the 2017-2018 school year.

1. Optimized Inclusive Practices

The purpose of the competitive grant is to:

  1. Build capacity of schools to educate students with low incidence and significant cognitive disabilities in optimized inclusive educational settings.
  2. Afford school teams the opportunity to assess current inclusive educational practices in relation to evidence-based and best practices in inclusive education. (See: Optimized Inclusive Practices in Pennsylvania Framework ).
  3. Support schools in developing and implementing an action plan to optimize inclusive educational practices in relation to the overarching big ideas and concepts framing optimized inclusive education.
  4. Provide schools training and technical assistance in the implementation of an action plan designed to optimize inclusive education for students with low incidence and significant cognitive disabilities.

Award Amount: $12,000

Click on the links below to access the Request for Application (RFA), Application Package, Grant Preparation Checklist, and Flyer:

Proposals are due 3:00 PM, September 15, 2017. Directions for submission are found in both the RFA and Application Package.

For more information contact Marcia Thomas at mthomast@pattan.net or Jeannfer Geibel at jgeibel@pattan.net.

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