NCSI presents a three-part webinar series sharing best practices for state special education agencies to make the best use of available resources during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Maintaining the provision of a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) through the COVID-19 pandemic and related school closures has challenged many school systems. States are faced with balancing legal programmatic requirements and projected budget cuts. NCSI and invited experts will share information to help states make informed decisions amid current circumstances, ensuring leaders and staff are poised to support high-quality educational programming for students and families. Attendees will receive guidance on budget changes, how to direct the effective use of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) funding, strategies for comprehensive planning across programs, tips for leveraging education resources, and understanding of funding flexibilities.
Managing Resources Effectively in Response to COVID-19
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 13, 4pm Eastern/1pm Pacific
Resource Planning for Students with Disabilities through the COVID-19 Pandemic: Balancing Legal Obligations and Available Resources to Maintain Student Progress
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 20, 4pm Eastern/1pm Pacific
Blending and Braiding Funds to Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 on the Most Vulnerable Students
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 27, 4pm Eastern/1pm Pacific