Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) - Office of Special Education
06/16/21 5:00 PM Receipt
Grants to Mississippi professional educators to conduct reviews of special education teacher training programs used by IHEs within the state. Recipients will carry out research and developmental work, and conduct training courses and workshops for deans or chairs of educator preparation programs. The purpose of the program is to enhance the quality of educators within the field of special education.
The purpose of the Educator Preparation Program Specialist, Educator in Residence is to design, coordinate and conduct program review and approval of educator preparation programs for the state's colleges and universities (public and private institutions) with emphasis on preparation as related to Special Education.
The goals of the Educator Preparation Program Specialist, EIR program are as follows:
The Academic Content Lead will provide technical assistance for program review and approval to assist colleges and universities in ensuring education programs prepare candidates to serve students with disabilities whose academic and/or behavioral needs require specialized instruction within general and/or more intensive classroom settings.
It is the intent of the MDE to award funding to districts for the sole purpose of reimbursing the salary and fringe of selected individuals to serve as Educators in Residence (EIR).
GrantWatch ID#: 196270
This grant will be awarded in the amount up to $101,250 per year.
All grants will be awarded up to three (3) years contingent upon proper implementation of the proposed project and completion and submission of all required documentation and future appropriations.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Ship Applications (FedEx, UPS, etc.) to:
Monique Corley, Director
Office of Procurement
Mississippi Department of Education
Educator Preparation Program Specialist
Educator in Residence
359 North West Street
Jackson, MS 39201
(Please note: In person deliveries of applications will not be accepted or considered for an award.)
Submit written questions via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Robin Lemonis
Mississippi Department of Education
Office of Special Education
359 North West Street, Suite 111
Jackson, Mississippi 39201
Tel. No. for Educator Licensure Related Information: 601-359-3483
Tel. No. for General MDE Related Information: 601-359-3513
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