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FY2016-FY2020 TASN Request for Applications (RFA) - Monday, May 19, 2014

The Early Childhood, Special Education and Title Services team of KSDE announces the availability of FY2016-FY2020 TASN Request for Applications (RFA). Letters of Intent to submit are due to Colleen Riley by June 16th. Applications are due August 15th.

 

Required for application submission

Attachment A - Letter of Intent (Word)
Attachment D - Plan of Operation (Word)
Attachment E - Cover Page (Word)
Attachment F - Budget (Excel) (revised 6/24/14)
TASN 2.0 RFA (PDF) (revised 6/6/14)

Webinar (PDF) (added 6/5/14) (revised 6/6/14)

Questions and Answers from June 6 Webinar (PDF) (added 6/10/14)

 

Info. on bidders webinar

A bidders’ webinar was held via Adobe Connect on June 6th. The link to the recorded webinar  is http://ksde-tasn.adobeconnect.com/p4o2d38vqwc/

 


Notice of Proposed Forms and Guides for Public Comment

Before releasing model forms and guides for public use, the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Special Education Services department is required to provide the general public with an opportunity to comment on the proposed forms or guides.  Federal regulations, at 34 C.F.R. 300.165, specify that prior to the adoption of any policies and procedures needed to comply with the IDEA, the State must ensure that there are opportunities for comment available to the general public, including individuals with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities.  In its Analysis of Comments and Changes to the federal regulations, the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) stated that the public participation requirements, specified in 34 C.F.R. 300.165, apply when a state education agency develops model forms (Federal Register, August 14, 2006, p. 46699-46700).

KSDE uses public comment as a valuable resource in an effort to develop the very best model forms and guides for Kansas schools.  These proposed documents will be posted on the KSDE web site fore public comment for at least 30 days.  The public may comment on the proposed documents during the comment period by:  (a) submitting a letter addressed to:  Kansas State Department of Education, Special Education Services Team - Public Comment, 900 SW Jackson St., Topeka, KS 66612; (b)sending an email addressed to SESPublicComments@ksde.org;  (c) attending a public hearing held during the comment period.

Early Childhood, Special Education, and Title Services Team

Director
Colleen Riley
criley@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Doug Boline
dboline@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Sandy Guidry
sguidry@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Kerry Haag
khaag@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Jana Rosborough
jrosborough@ksde.org

Team Pages

Main Team Page
Early Childhood
Special Education
Title Services
Announcements
Reports and Collections
Fact Sheets
Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) (external link)
Kansas’ Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) (external link)


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Problems with this page contact:
Evelyn Alden
785-296-3868
ealden@ksde.org

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