Functions and Responsibilities
The Fiscal Management Branch ensures fiscal accountability in accordance with federal and State regulations for federal and State funds administered by the Maryland State Department of Education for the benefit of children with disabilities ages birth through 21. The Branch assists local school systems, public agencies, and other subrecipients of federal and State funds in the application, reporting, and fiscal management of those funds. The Fiscal Management Branch also provides technical assistance regarding fiscal matters to all school systems and grant subrecipient agencies, and monitors subrecipient compliance with State and federal grant regulations including the Code of Federal Regulations, IDEA, Education Department General Administrative Regulations, General Education Provisions Act, and COMAR. The Branch additionally provides data and information to the Division leadership in support of programmatic interventions and to facilitate funding determinations and resource allocations.
This Branch includes the Grants Management Section.