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IDEA - Part B and Preschool


Reference numbers following each bold title refers to the staff contact(s) (see list) at the bottom of this page.


Maintenance of Effort (MOE)7

With certain exceptions, funds provided to an LEA under Part B must not be used to reduce the level of expenditures for the education of children with disabilities made by the LEA from local funds, or the combination of State and local funds, below the level of those expenditures for the preceding fiscal year. 34 CFR §300.203


Tuition Costs (formerly Excess Costs for Facility Schools)3


Special Education IDEA) Fiscal Files and Links5


State and Federal Grants Allocations5


State and Federal Grant Distribution Reports5


Indirect Costs6


Reference numbers following each bold title refers to the staff contact(s) (see list) at the bottom of this page.


Federal Application Narrative for cycle beginning FY 2019-20201 or 2

Special Education Fiscal Assurances, Information and Certification1 or 2

3-Year Narrative Cycles2


Staff Coding Document3 (reference for various staff reporting codes including Job Classification with definition, Employment Status, Administrator/Instructional Area, etc.) - this links to the Data Pipeline Interchanges - Staff.  On this page are PDF files for you to choose.  Under the heading File Layout and Definitions, click on the 1st bullet titled "2015-2016 File Layout and Definitions for Staff Assignment", then scroll down to the section titled "2015-2016 Staff Interchange - Staff Assignment Association" for the codes section which will assist you in proper coding of staff in the IDEA Budget system.


For more information about any of the above (see reference number for contact):

1  Vicki Graham, Supervisor, Finance and Operations | Phone: 303-866-6442 | Email Vicki Graham
2  Kim Boylan, Project Specialist, Finance and Operations | Phone: 303-866-6690 | Email Kim Boylan
3  Lauren Rossini, Principal Consultant, Finance and Operations | Phone: 303-866-6688 | Email Lauren Rossini
4  Moira Blake, Fiscal Specialist, Finance and Operations | Phone: 303-866-6639 | Email Moira Blake
5  Evan Davis, Grants Fiscal Analyst, Grants Fiscal | Phone: 303-866-6129 | Email Evan Davis
6  Adam Williams or Kirk Weber, School Finance Division | Phone: 303-866-6843 or 303-866-6610 | Email Adam Williams or Email Kirk Weber
7  Joseph Shields, Grants Fiscal | Phone: 303-866-6034 | Email Joseph Shields


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