Important Information Pertaining to 2008-2009 federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B flow-through funds
Date: August 2008
To: Executive Directors of Approved Private Schools
Directors of Approved Preschool Programs
Chairpersons of Committees on Special Education
Chairpersons of Committees on Preschool Special Education
PD Special Education Data Managers
State-Supported 4201 Schools
New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC)
From: Rebecca H. Cort
Subject: Important Information Pertaining to 2008-2009 federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B flow-through funds
This is to inform you that the field memorandum from Michael C. Plotzker, Coordinator for the Central Office Administrative Support Services Team (COASST) pertaining to State procedures for the disbursement of federal IDEA Part B section 611 and section 619 flow-through funds through a vendor relationship for the 2008-2009 school year is now available at the following web address: www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/finance/. Section 611 and section 619 proposed grant projects are due to the State Education Department from local educational agencies by August 31, 2008.
Please note that approved special education providers (ASEPs) of related services only to preschool students with disabilities placed by a school district’s committee on preschool special education continue to be eligible to receive one-third of the calculated per-student vendor funding amounts for the section 611 and section 619 sub grant projects with one exception. This process is further explained in Michael C. Plotzker’s June 2008 memorandum to ASEPs located at the web site indicated above.
If you have any questions regarding this process, please feel free to contact Mr. Plotzker at (518) 486-4734 or Robert P. Waxman of his staff at (518) 473-6108.