Resources for Grantees

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Supporting Grantee Work and Reporting

General Application and Competition Webinars for OSEP Funding Opportunities

This page provides information to assist applicants with completing applications for OSEP funding opportunities.

Administering ED Grants Additional Supports

Additional information and resources for potential applicants providing useful resources for program design, content, and pedagogy. 

Creating Accessible Presentations

When you create a presentation, you want everyone to understand your message. However, many presentations unintentionally include barriers that make that goal difficult for some. In this webinar, participants learned techniques for making slides more accessible using a number of popular presentation tools.

Resources by Program Areas

The OSEP website provides multiple resources to support stakeholders as they engage in different program areas, evaluations, improving accessibility, and undergo the OSEP Peer Review process. To learn more, Select a "Program Area" in the navigation on the left side of the page to access the OSEP Program Area pages, which include each program area's performance measures.

Notable Resources from the Field

  • IDEA State Advisory Panels (SAP) and State Interagency Coordinating Councils (SICC)

    This page addresses the needs of students with disabilities in K-12 special education programs, early intervention programs, and preschool. The page is intended to address the information and communication needs of SAP members and State Education Agency (SEA) staff, SICC members and Lead Agency (LA) staff, individuals interested in learning about the functions of the SAPs and SICCs.

  • OSEP Launches New Engage OSEP Site

    The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) at the U.S. Department of Education has instituted a new strategy to enhance collaboration opportunities with grantees and other stakeholders. This Engage OSEP site will enable OSEP to virtually bring together a variety of stakeholders to share information and to work together to improve results for infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities. This site has been designed to give OSEP staff, grantees, and stakeholders a place to work together to solve complicated issues, facilitate informal knowledge sharing, exchange thoughts and ideas, and share resources, while also providing a place for collaborative creation of new knowledge.

  • Leading by Convening: A Blueprint for Authentic Engagement

    As a blueprint for authentic engagement, Leading by Convening, developed by the IDEA Partnership, provides leaders with hands on tools to engage stakeholders and maximize collaboration. 
    Access the complete guide: Leading by Convening: A Blueprint for Authentic Engagement.

General Resources

This section contains user briefs for stakeholders interested in implementing and sustaining collaboration efforts and engagement initiatives.  

Disclaimer Language and Logos

If you would like to use the OSEP (IDEAs that Work logo) on any resources or websites you can download the the logo as a PNG file, JPG file, or PDF file.

You need to contact your project officer for current disclaimer language that can be used in reports, presentations, briefs, or documents.