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Special Education--Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities

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Program Office: Office of Special Education Programs

CFDA Number: 84.325

Program Type: Cooperative Agreements, Discretionary/Competitive Grants

Also Known As: Special Education-National Activities-Personnel Preparation


The purposes of this program are to:

  1. help address state-identified needs for highly qualified personnel—in special education, early intervention, related services, and regular education—to work with children, including infants and toddlers, 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 and experience, to be successful in serving those children.


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Last Modified: 05/08/2014