51-570 Special Education Finance

This course is designed to acquaint the pre-service Special Education administrator and pupil personnel staff administrator with the Federal and State of Illinois laws, court decisions, and compliance mandates regarding the financing of Special Education Services in the Illinois public school system. The candidate will be exposed to the various funding sources available to provide Special Education Services and the mandates for applying for these funds. The candidate will be provided "hands on" experiences in preparing Special Education IDEA grants and also forms of applications including private and residential placements, Illinois Care Grants, transportation, and the use of RTI discretionary funds.