Special Education


 

The Oklahoma State Department of Education, Special Education Services (OSDE-SES) is committed to providing guidance and support in order to promote excellence in education from infancy to adulthood for children with disabilities as outlined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA).

This mission is accomplished by disseminating information to families, schools, communities, and agencies through meaningful resources, fostering collaborative partnerships, and providing timely and accurate technical assistance.

Joint Statement on Serving Students with Disabilities During the COVID-19 Outbreak - from the OSDE, the Oklahoma Parents Center, the Oklahoma Directors of Special Services, and the IDEA Part B State Advisory Panel


 
 
 

Public Notice Submission of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Parts B and C as amended in 2004, Grant Application. 

The Oklahoma State Department of Education hereby notifies all interested parties of its intent to make available and provide information about 

P.L. 108-446 IDEA Parts B and C, FFY 2021 Grant Application for Early Intervention [Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities, Ages Birth to Three (0-3)], and children and youth with disabilities ages three through twenty-one (3-21)], and children and youth with disabilities ages three through twenty one (3-21) in Oklahoma. 

The first draft of the P.L. 108-446 IDEA Parts B and C, FFY 2021 Grant Application has been developed for public review and comment prior to the final draft being submitted to the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. The P.L. 108-446 IDEA Parts B and C, FFY 2021 Grant Application includes provisions for assuring the state has policies and procedures in effect to meet the eligibility requirements of Part B and C of the Act, as well as funds under Parts B and C of the Act. 

Copies of the draft of Parts B and C P.L. 108-446 IDEA Parts B and C, FFY 2021 Grant Application are available for public review in the following locations: Early Intervention offices in the following locations: Ada, Clinton, Kingfisher, Lawton, McAlester, Muskogee, Oklahoma City, Tahlequah, and Tulsa. Additional copies are available for public review at the Oklahoma State Department of Education, Special Education Services, 2500 N. Lincoln Boulevard, Suite 412, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105-4599 or online at www.sde.ok.gov/sde/special-education. Parties interested in reviewing the draft Parts B and C P.L. 108-446 IDEA Parts B and C, FFY 2021 Grant Application should contact the Special Education Services of the Oklahoma State Department of Education at (405) 521-3351. Any interested party is invited to submit written comments to the Oklahoma State Department of Education, Special Education Services, 2500 N. Lincoln Boulevard, Suite 412, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105-4599 or through email at <abby.johnson@sde.ok.gov> with "Public Comment" clearly noted in the subject line. All comments should cite the section and page of the draft application. All written comments must be received no later than April 27, 2021. All solicitations for the public comment are barrier free. Individuals who speak a language(s) other than English, or have a hearing impairment and require an interpreter, are asked to contact the Oklahoma State Department of Education via email at <abby.johnson@sde.ok.gov> with "Public Comment" clearly noted in the subject line. 

 

FFY21 Part B Application

FFY21 Part C Application

Part B Interactive Spreadsheet FFY2020

 

 

 

 

 

     

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    Last updated on April 7, 2021