February 5, 2013
TO THE ADMINISTRATOR ADDRESSED:
SUBJECT: 2012-2013 Maximum Entitlements—Special Education Consolidated Grant Application
Maximum entitlements for programs in the 2012-2013 Special Education Consolidated Grant Application will be available on or around February 5, 2013, on the Division of Grants Administration Federal Entitlements web page. Grantees must start an amendment in eGrants to budget for their maximum entitlement and carryover if eligible. Once the amendment has been initiated, new amounts will appear in the Maximum Entitlement and Carryover line.
Maximum entitlements will be available for IDEA-B Formula and IDEA-B Preschool programs in the 2012-2013 Special Education Consolidated Grant Application. LEAs may submit an amendment to include their maximum entitlement and/or carryover/roll forward in their eGrants application. For any LEA that has not budgeted for its maximum entitlement and/or carryover/roll forward by early May 2013 through the amendment process, Texas Education Agency (TEA) staff will adjust the LEA’s budget by adding the 2012-2013 maximum entitlement funding to the LEA’s largest budgeted class/object code for the respective grant. TEA will communicate the adjusted budgets and revised Notice of Grant Award (NOGA) to LEAs by email.
Please refer to “When to Amend the Application,” posted in the Amendments section of the Grant Management Resources page of the TEA website, to determine if an amendment is necessary.
The deadline to submit amendments is 5:00 p.m. Central Time, June 17, 2013.
Please refer to the TEA Grant Opportunities page of the TEA website for reporting deadlines for the 2012-2013 Special Education Consolidated Grant Application. LEAs that are awarded grants are responsible for meeting all deadlines.
Failure to meet deadlines may result in loss of funds and could cause the LEA to be identified as “high risk.”
Information and Assistance
For program information, please call the Division of Federal and State Education Policy at (512) 463-9414 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For funding information about any of these grant programs, please call the Division of Grants Administration at (512) 463-8525 or email GAFPC@tea.texas.gov.
Yolanda Cantu, Senior Director
Division of Grants Administration