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.

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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