Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities
New Leveraging Briefs Series on Attract, Prepare, Retain Available Now!
The new leverage briefs are the culmination of OSEP’s Attract, Prepare, Retain: Effective Personnel for All Initiative and highlight 13 leverage points covering strategies recognized by various stakeholders as essential to addressing critical shortages in the special education workforce.
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.