In order to receive a grant award under Part B of the IDEA, an application package must be submitted to the federal Office of Special Education Programs. States are required to ensure that their State policies, including statutes and regulations, are consistent with Part B of the IDEA and the Part B regulations at 34 CFR Part 300. Before submitting the package, it is placed on a public comment period. For more information and to view the application, please refer to the next section.

To receive federal IDEA funding from the U.S. Department of Education/Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), the West Virginia Department of Education is required to give the public an opportunity to comment on the plan.

Please view the application at the link below:

Public comment period: March 13 through May 11, 2019 – Comment Form (Microsoft Word)

Please direct all comments to:
Shana Clay, Coordinator
West Virginia Department of Education
Capitol Bldg. 6, Suite 652
Charleston, WV 25305-0330
Fax: (304) 558-3741
Email: sdclay@k12.wv.us

For assistance, contact the OSE at (800) 642-8541.

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