COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 28

May 23, 2003

 

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Special Education Local Improvement (Sliver) Grant Awards

 

We are pleased to announce the release of local improvement (sliver) grant funds under the provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997 (reference January 16, 2003, Supts. Memo No. 3, Administrative). This memorandum serves as the official grant award notification for approved LEA and state operated program applications listed in the attachment.

 

The grant period extends from June 1, 2003, through September 30, 2004. No funds may be encumbered after September 30, 2004. Final requests for reimbursement are due no later than November 30, 2004. Please reference the grant award number in all communications and reimbursement requests relative to this project. Funds may be used only for the activities stipulated in the approved application. Reimbursement for expenditures cannot be honored where program or budget modifications are implemented without prior approval. The forms for project reimbursement and amendment requests are provided in the Handbook of Procedures and Forms available on the Department of Educations website at the following address: http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/spedfinance/

 

Questions pertaining to sliver grant awards may be directed to Jerry Mathews, Office of Special Education and Student Services at jmathews@mail.vak12ed.edu or (804) 225-2704.

 

JLD:jm

 

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