Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities

OSEP Hosts National Summit and Launches New Attract, Prepare, Retain Resource Page

The 2020 OSEP Summit provided an opportunity by bringing together various stakeholders to explore potential strategies and innovative approaches to address this critical need. The virtual event was held over three days and participants had the opportunity to register for each event individually or attend all three.  An archive of the event can be found on the 2020 OSEP National Summit webpage.  OSEP also launched a new Attract, Prepare, Retain Resources Page that provides research and resources for stakeholders to explore potential strategies, innovative approaches, and additional resources regarding this topic!

Purpose

Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities Program (CFDA 84.325)

(1) Help meet state-identified needs for fully qualified personnel -in special education, early intervention, related services; and regular education- serving infants, toddlers, preschoolers, or children 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, to be successful in serving those children.

Performance Measurement Information and Resources

The Department of Education has established a set of performance measures that are designed to yield information on various aspects of the effectiveness and quality of the program.

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Additional Resources for Grantees

The Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs is pleased to provide additional resources to support your work with individuals with disabilities.

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Collaboration

The following resources are presented by the Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to support grantees in collaborating with one another.

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