New Jersey Department of Education

Southern Learning Resource Center-Year 2 Continuation

Division: Student Services
Office: Special Education


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Purpose: The Southern Learning Resource Center Grant Year 2 of 3 is a federally-funded continuation grant program intended to increase the engagement of parents of students with disabilities in their children's education and schools. This program provides funds to operate the Southern Learning Resource Center (SLRC), one of four special education resource centers established throughout the state. The SLRC will support the professional development of educational professionals, pre-service students, parents and advocacy group members through the provision of a resource library and access to materials related to special education, hosting of professional learning events, and maintenance of a production area for materials to enhance lessons and the classroom. This grant program is the second year of a three year grant program. Rowan University, the applicant selected through a competitive process in Year 1 will continue to operate the SLRC on behalf of the New Jersey Department of Education. The maximum award under this program is $1,250,000 in Year 2 and is funded from federal IDEA funds. Eligibility to apply for this Southern Learning Resource Center grant Year 2 of 3 is limited to Rowan University, the successful applicant in Year 1. The Year 2 project period is July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020.

Eligible Agencies: Rowan University

Approximate Number of Awards: 1 Grant Program Type: Continuation
Total Amt. Available: $1,250,000 Application Due Date: 6/20/2019

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