Funding and Support
This session targets both special education coordinators and directors of finance. Topics covered will be the services for which Medicaid can be billed, processes and strategies for billing, and resources and supports in navigating this process.
State and Local High Cost Services Funds
The state of Louisiana and Recovery School District have created set-aside funds to support schools in educating students with disabilities whose intense needs necessitate spending a significant amount of money. This session walks special education leaders through the criteria and application process for each fund.
Many local schools have been able to develop and provide innovative services and programs to students with disabilities by securing grant funds from a variety of sources. This session covers the basics for writing a successful grant application and discusses potential sources of funding for schools to explore.