New OSEP 2022 Discretionary Grant Awards

In fiscal year 2022, OSERS’ Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) provided over $101 million to fund new programs that help educate children and youth with disabilities to assist states and local districts to improve results for infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21.

Please read about these programs below ( ALN# | Title ). Please note that all amounts are rounded to the nearest dollar.

You can search all OSEP grantees by accessing the Office of Special Education Program’s Discretionary Grants Public Database (the FY 2022 new grant awards listed below will be added to the database by the middle of November).

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Voices From the Field: Interview with Mia Rutherford

Preparing for the New School Year

Mia Rutherford

Mia Rutherford is a Pre-K to 4th grade teacher at Excel Academy, a public school in the District of Columbia. She begins her eighth year of teaching this school year, and currently serves as a lead teacher in the early childhood education team. Mia graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Human Development, with a focus on early childhood. She says that the best part of teaching is building community and creating meaningful experiences for our youngest learners.

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