July 30, 2003

In this Issue:

1. Recent Notices Inviting Applicatons (grant opportunities) from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) Related to Special Education

Source: Federal Register Announcements - July 30, 2003

Special Education--Technical Assistance and Dissemination To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities [CFDA# 84.326N]. PURPOSE OF PROGRAM: This program provides technical assistance and information that (1) support States and local entities in building capacity to improve early intervention, educational, and transitional services and results for children with disabilities and their families; and (2) address goals and priorities for changing State systems that provide early intervention, educational, and transitional services for children with disabilities and their families.

  • 84.326N National Dissemination Center for Individuals With Disabilities . PRIORITY: This priority will support a national center to serve as a central repository of products developed by OSEP-funded technical assistance and dissemination (TA & D) projects. The chief aim of the center, however, would be to disseminate information about IDEA and NCLB to all interested parties.
    Applications Available: July 30, 2003.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: August 29, 2003.

For more information got to: http://www2.ed.gov/legislation/FedRegister/announcements/2003-3/073003a.html

Research & Innovation to Improve Services & Results for Children with Disabilities [CFDA# 84.324]. PURPOSE OF PROGRAM: To produce, & advance the use of, knowledge to improve the results of education & early intervention for infants, toddlers, & children with disabilities.

  • 84.324H Research Institute on Progress Monitoring
    Applications available: 07/28/03
    Application deadline date: 08/27/03

Special Education: Technical Assistance & Dissemination to Improve Services & Results for Children with Disabilities [CFDA# 84.326]. PURPOSE OF PROGRAM: The purpose of this program is to provide technical assistance & information -- through such mechanisms as institutes, regional resource centers, clearinghouses, & programs that support States & local entities in building capacity -- to (1) improve early intervention, educational, & transitional services & results for children with disabilities & their families; & (2) address systemic-change goals & priorities.

  • 84.326W Technical Assistance & Dissemination Center on Progress Monitoring
    Applications available: 07/28/03
    Application deadline date: 08/27/03

For more information got to: http://www2.ed.gov/legislation/FedRegister/announcements/2003-3/072803c.html

Research & Innovation to Improve Services & Results for Children with Disabilities [CFDA# 84.324]. PURPOSE OF PROGRAM: To produce, & advance the use of, knowledge to improve the results of education & early intervention for infants, toddlers, & children with disabilities.

  • 84.324D Research Validation & Implementation Projects for Children who are Deaf-Blind
    Applications available: 07/28/03
    Application deadline date: 08/27/03
  • 84.324L Center on Outcomes for Infants, Toddlers, & Preschoolers with Disabilities
    Applications available: 07/28/03
    Application deadline date: 08/27/03

Special Education: Technical Assistance & Dissemination to Improve Services & Results for Children with Disabilities [CFDA# 84.326]. PURPOSE OF PROGRAM: The purpose of this program is to provide technical assistance & information -- through such mechanisms as institutes, regional resource centers, clearinghouses, & programs that support States & local entities in building capacity -- to (1) Improve early intervention, educational, & transitional services & results for children with disabilities & their families; & (2) address systemic-change goals & priorities.

  • 84.326Q National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities
    Applications available: 07/28/03
    Application deadline date: 08/27/03M
  • 84.326S Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports
    Applications available: 07/28/03
    Application deadline date: 08/27/03

Special Education: Technology & Media Services for Individuals with Disabilities [CFDA# 84.327]. PURPOSE OF PROGRAM: To: (1) Improve results for children with disabilities by promoting the development, demonstration, & use of technology; (2) support educational media activities designed to be of educational value to children with disabilities; & (3) provide support for some captioning, video description, & cultural activities.

  • 84.327F Family Center on Technology & Disability
    Applications available: 07/28/03
    Application deadline date: 08/27/03
  • 84.327J Television Access: Local News & Public Information Programs
    Applications available: 07/28/03
    Application deadline date: 08/27/03
  • 84.327J Television Access: Accessible Children's Television Programs
    Applications available: 07/28/03
    Application deadline date: 08/27/03
  • 84.327R Center on Technology & Standards-Based Reform for Students with Disabilities
    Applications available: 07/28/03
    Application deadline date: 08/27/03

For more information got to: http://www2.ed.gov/legislation/FedRegister/announcements/2003-3/072803d.html

Special Demonstration Programs: Projects for Orthotic & Prosthetic Research ([CFDA# 84.235R]. PURPOSE OF PROGRAM: To provide one-time funding in response to the Department of Education Appropriations Act, as enacted by section G of the Consolidated Appropriations Resolution for FY 2003 (ED Appropriations Act), for one or more projects designed to improve the quality of applied orthotic & prosthetic research & to help meet the increasing demand for provider services.
Applications available: July 28, 2003.
Deadline for transmittal of applications: August 27, 2003.

For more information got to: http://www2.ed.gov/legislation/FedRegister/announcements/2003-3/072803e.html