Local School Systems (LSS) / Public Agencies (PA) - Part B Grants Submissions Timeline

IDEA Part B State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2020 and 2021

Each Maryland local school system (LSS) and public agency (PA) receiving federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) funds is required to develop and submit an application for the expenditure of federal funds in support of its special education or early intervention programs in order to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) for children and students with disabilities. 

All LSS/PA Part B applications, budget, and post-application submissions must comply with applicable programmatic and fiscal regulations. 

The Part B Grants Submission Timeline provides guidance related to the timely application and reporting process. To ensure the use of the correct submission documents, download the forms just prior to completing them by accessing the links listed. Submission of outdated forms may not be reviewed or considered as timely.

All submissions must be uploaded to the MSDE Secure Web Client. Please follow the submission requirements contained in the MSDE Secure Web Client Access and Submission Procedures.

File Naming Conventions are noted for each submission. Uploaded files that are incorrectly named or that contain more than one submission may not be reviewed or considered as timely filed.  


2020

April 30 

STATE FISCAL YEAR (SFY) 2020 INTERIM PROGRESS REPORT FOR CCEIS (See Secure Web-Client)


May 8

SFY 2021 GRANT SUBMISSION DEADLINE


May 29

SFY 2021 COMPREHENSIVE COORDINATED EARLY INTERVENING SERVICES (CCEIS) PLAN AND BUDGET  SUBMISSION DEADLINE  

August 14

SFY 2021 LOCAL IMPLEMENTATION FOR RESULTS (LIR) PLAN AND BUDGET  SUBMISSION DEADLINE  


SFY 2019 AND/OR 2020 PASSTHROUGH AND DISCRETIONARY GRANTS ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2020  GRANT AMENDMENT REQUESTS DEADLINE

September 30

SFY 2021 STAFFING PLANS must be uploaded to the MSDE Secure Web Client with a follow-up email to Grant Liaison

November 30

2021

January 31


June 30

INTERIM PROGRESS /CUMULATIVE VARIANCE REPORT #1 for all SFY 2021 LIR PLANS - EARLY CHILDHOOD, SECONDARY TRANSITION, and ACCESS, EQUITY, PROGRESS grant lines ending September 30, 2022

August 15

SFY 2020 AND/OR 2021 PASSTHROUGH AND DISCRETIONARY GRANTS ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2020  GRANT AMENDMENT REQUESTS DEADLINE

November 30

  • FINAL PROGRESS/CUMULATIVE VARIANCE REPORT and Final Financial Report (LSS file the Final Financial Report utilizing the MSDE AFR system and PAs submit the paper version of the FINAL FINANCIAL REPORT ) for SFY 2020 and/or SFY 2021 Passthrough 611 and Preschool 619 Grants and SFY 2020 Discretionary Grant lines ending September 30, 2021.

  • For LSS and PAs on Payment Code 0, the FINAL INVOICE and the paper version of the FINAL FINANCIAL REPORT are submitted no later than this date. 

  • ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT (LSS file the Annual Financial report utilizing the MSDE AFR system and PAs submit the paper version of the ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT, checking the "Annual" box at the top of the form) for all SFY 2020 Part B Passthrough 611 and Preschool 619 funded grant lines that end September 30, 2021, and were not FULLY EXPENDED by September 30, 2020, reporting expenditures as of September 30, 2020.

  • SFY 2021 PRESCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION AND RELATED SERVICES ACTUAL EXPENDITURES REPORT 

  • FINAL PROGRESS REPORT for SFY 2020 CCEIS Plan 

2022

January 31

  • INTERIM PROGRESS /CUMULATIVE VARIANCE REPORT #2 for all SFY 2021 grant lines ending  September 30, 2022

  • INTERIM PROGRESS /CUMULATIVE VARIANCE REPORT #2 for all SFY 2021 grant lines ending September 30, 2021, and grants ending September 30, 2022

  • SFY 2021 MAINTENANCE OF EFFORT COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATION - TEMPLATE

  • SFY 2022 LSS EXCESS COST REQUIREMENT CALCULATION CERTIFICATION - TEMPLATE 

  • INTERIM PROGRESS REPORT #2 for SFY 2021 CCEIS Plan and INTERIM PROGRESS REPORT #1 for SFY 2022 CCEIS Plan

August 15 

SFY 2021 AND/OR 2022 PASSTHROUGH AND DISCRETIONARY GRANTS ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2021  GRANT AMENDMENT REQUESTS DEADLINE

November 30

  • FINAL PROGRESS/CUMULATIVE VARIANCE REPORT and Final Financial Report (LSS file the Final Financial Report utilizing the MSDE AFR system and PAs submit the paper version of the FINAL FINANCIAL REPORT ) for SFY 2021 and/or SFY 2022 Passthrough 611 and Preschool 619 Grants and SFY 2020 Discretionary Grant lines ending September 30, 2022.

  • For LSS and PAs on Payment Code 0, the FINAL INVOICE and the paper version of the FINAL FINANCIAL REPORT are submitted no later than this date. 

  • FINAL PROGRESS REPORT for SFY 2021 CCEIS Plan 


Contact Information

Tonia C. Martin, Management Associate
Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-0261
Fax: 410-333-8165
Email: tonia.martin1@maryland.gov

Gary W. Richardson, Branch Chief
Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-0775
Fax: 410-333-8165
Email: Gary.Richardson@maryland.gov

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