Division of Program Management

The Program Management Division is responsible fiscal management of IDEA funding to local educational agencies. More specifically the division focuses on:

Allocation of IDEA and Preschool funding to local educational agencies;
  • Approval of local educational agency applications for positive behavior specialists, education interpreters, and extended school year projects
  • Approval of teacher units through the personnel edit process
  • Approval of 504 and University-Based teacher units
  • Verification of Maintenance of Effort (MOE) and Excess Cost

Office of Special Education     P.O. Box 771     359 N. West Street, Suite 300     Jackson, MS 39205     Phone: (601) 359-3498     Parent Hotline: 1-877-544-0408

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