Each Maryland local school system (LSS) and public agency (PA) receiving federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) funds is required to develop and submit an application for the expenditure of federal funds in support of its special education or early intervention programs in order to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) for children and students with disabilities.
All LSS/PA Part B applications, budget, and post-application submissions must comply with applicable programmatic and fiscal regulations.
The Part B Grants Submission Timeline provides guidance related to the timely application and reporting process. To ensure use of the correct submission documents, download the forms just prior to completing them by accessing the links listed. Submission of outdated forms will not be reviewed or considered as timely.
All submissions must be uploaded to the MSDE Secure Web Client. Please follow the submission requirements contained in the MSDE Secure Web Client Access and Submission Procedures.
File Naming Conventions are noted for each submission. Uploaded files that are incorrectly named or that contain more than one submission will not be reviewed or considered as timely filed.
May 31STATE FISCAL YEAR (SFY) 2020 GRANT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: SFY 2020 Appendix J: LAFF Comprehensive Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CCEIS) PlanAugust 15SFY 2020 Book 3 LIR Grant Instructions and Templates (Early Childhood, and Access, Equity & Progress)
LIR Plan: Early Childhood Template
LIR Plan: Secondary Transition Template
LIR Plan: Access, Equity, & Progress Template
SFY 2020 Book 2 LAFF Budget Workbook (one per LIR Plan)
SFY 2019 Preschool Special Education and Related Services ACTUAL Expenditures Report
Interim Progress/Cumulative Variance Report #2 for all SFY2019 grant lines ending September 30, 2020, and SFY 2020 Discretionary Grant lines ending September 30, 2020
Interim Progress/Cumulative Variance Report #1 for all SFY 2020 grant lines ending September 30, 2021, and grants ending September 30, 2020
Final Progress/Cumulative Variance Report and Final Financial Report (LSSs file the Final Financial Report utilizing the MSDE AFR system and PAs submit the paper version of the Final Financial Report for SFY 2019 Grants and SFY 2020 Discretionary Grant lines ending September 30, 2020. If the LSS/PA fully expends the SFY 2020 Passthrough funds (ending September 30, 2021) by September 30, 2020, the Final Progress/Cumulative Variance Report and Final Financial Report utilizing the MSDE AFR system and PAs submit the paper version of the Final Financial Report no later than this date.
For LSS and PAs on Payment Code 0, the Final Invoice and the paper version of the Final Financial Report is submitted no later than this date
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