Special Education Listserv
Subject: Improvement Grants/Last Week to Send in Letters of Intent
Source: Julia LePage, Director, Effective Practices
Intended Audience: Superintendents, Special Education Administrators, Building Administrators
Date: January 7, 2010
The Division of Special Education is extending invitations to apply for Special Education Improvement Grants in the areas of Elementary Achievement and Post-Secondary Transition. This is an excellent opportunity for districts to receive funding for systems change such as three-tiered models including Response to Intervention (RtI), School-Wide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS), and Professional Learning Communities (PLC).
Letters of intent to apply must be received by January 11, 2010. The deadline for application submission is March 1, 2010, 5:00 p.m.
Applications will be submitted through the web-based system, ePeGS, and must include an Improvement Plan. A list of preapproved expenditures is included in the grant packet found at http://www.dese.mo.gov/divspeced/EffectivePractices/documents/10GPkt.pdf
or by going to
Please contact the Effective Practices Section at 573-751-0187 with questions.