News Release, Maryland State Department of Education

The General Education Provisions Act (GEPA) requires Maryland to make the proposed State Application for Federal Funds under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) available for public review for 60 days and to accept comments for at least 30 days. The Maryland State Department of Education federal fiscal year (FFY) 2019 State Application for Federal Funds under Part C of IDEA is available for public review fromFebruary 26, 2019 through April 27, 2019on the MSDE website at The proposedFFY 2019 State Application under Part C of IDEAis also available for review by visiting the office of the lead agency director of any of Maryland’s local Infants and Toddlers Programs.

The application includes a checklist of assurances that Maryland has policies and procedures in effect to comply with the requirements of IDEA. Maryland assures that policies and procedures will be in effect as changes in State and local procedures are made consistent with the IDEA. The plan for expenditure of state-level IDEA funds by category is also a component of the State Application.

Written comments only will be accepted fromFebruary 26, 2019 through March 28, 2019.

Comments must be addressed to:

Pam Miller, Ed.D.
Section Chief, Policy and Data
Program Director, Maryland Infants and Toddlers Program Policy and Accountability Branch
Division of Early Intervention/Special Education Services
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

If you have any concerns regarding this notice, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Miller at 410-767-1019.

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