2024-2026 Developing Future Special Educators Grant

Are you up for the challenge to inspire the next generation of special educators?

WHY apply? Impact the current educator shortage by promoting the rewarding careers of special education personnel to secondary and/or postsecondary students.

WHO is eligible to apply?

WHAT is required? Develop or enhance opportunities for secondary/postsecondary students to learn about special education career pathways and/or work with students with disabilities.

HOW much funding is available? Up to $20,000 over the two-year grant period.

WHEN does the grant start? Summer 2024 and continue through June 2026.

Grant Materials

Grant Overview Webinar

Watch the recording of the April 29th overview session for more information.

Overview Webinar Slide Deck 

DFSE 2024-2026 Grant Overview - Participant Slides.pdf

Request for Application

Access the Request for Application by clicking on the document to view it. 

RFA_Developing Future Special Educators Grant 24-26_ 4.2.24.pdf


Preview the grant application by clicking on the document below.

2024-2026 Developing Future Special Educators Application 04.02.2024.pdf

This "link" is now live. Create an account with a user name and password to access the application. A save and return option is available.

Grant Contact

Have questions or need more information? 

Contact Jeff Mathieson - PaTTAN Educational Consultant