2021 Leadership and Project Directors’ Conference

Virtual Meeting
Meeting Who

Leadership Audience

  • Part B State Directors and agency staff working across federal programs
  • Part C Directors/619 Coordinators and staff
  • Parent Center Directors and staff
  • Part B and Part C Data Managers
  • Part D Technical Assistance Providers
  • State Advisory Councils and State Interagency Coordinating Councils
  • OSEP and U.S. Department of Education staff

Project Directors'  Audience

  • Personnel Development Project Directors
  • Technical Assistance and Dissemination Project Directors
  • Educational Technology, Media, and Materials Project Directors
  • Parent Center Project Directors
  • State Personnel Development Grant Project Directors
  • Data Center Project Directors
  • OSEP doctoral scholars
  • Project Evaluators
  • OSEP and U.S. Department of Education staff


The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) hosted its Leadership and Project Directors’ Conference virtually on July 19 – 22, 2021. The conference combined OSEP’s bi-annual Leadership and Project Directors’ conferences. Sessions that were applicable to Leadership Conference and Project Directors’ Conference audiences were offered to participants.



Presenter Information


Symposium Prework

Symposium Postwork

Special Needs

Mobile Website

Lodging, Dining, Activities

Call for Proposals

Agenda At-A-GlanceThe conference consisted of live Plenary Sessions, Large Group Panels, State Team Meetings, Program Area Meetings, and Topical Discussions.  There were also prerecorded Breakout and Poster sessions throughout the conference.  You can find all of the recordings on our YouTube channel for the 2021 Joint Conference.