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Fiscal Joint Training - Materials

Event Information and Online Registration

Who should attend?

We encourage Administrative Units and BOCES to bring teams which would include the special education director, federal application contact, and business manager.

Event Information

The Grants Fiscal and Exceptional Student Services Units will be hosting a joint training to provide information to the field on special education revenue and expenditure requirements and reporting procedures.

Topics will include: Maintenance of Effort (MOE), Federal Application process for IDEA Part B and Preschool (narratives and budgets), project evaluation, requirements for providing services to students with disabilities in charter schools and private schools, Early Intervening Services, staff, and Extended School Year. Training will also cover the web-based system for submitting narratives and budgets, requests for funds, End of Year revenues and expenditures, and the close out process.

We are offering one training on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; this training is open to all administrative units, and BOCES. Coffee and tea will be available at 8:30 a.m., and the training will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. Lunch will be served, and the training will go until 4:00 p.m.

Event Dates: Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Venue:Red Lion Hotel Denver Central
4040 Quebec St.
Denver, CO 80216
Venue Information and directions: Red Lion - PDF
Intended Audience:Special Education Director, Federal Application Contact, and Business Manager.
Space Available:200 Spaces
First come, First served / No Wait List
Check-In Begins:8:15 a.m.
Training Hours:9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Online Registration: (_CLOSED_)

A confirmation email will be sent to accepted participants no later than Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Registrations will not be accepted after Tuesday, May 8, 2012. If you need to cancel please contact:

Elizabeth Macek
Colorado Department of Education
Exceptional Student Services Unit
Phone: (303) 866-6736 | Fax: (303) 866-6767 |

~~ You will need to print your Conference Materials ~~

In an effort to save paper, only print what you need. We will give you a CD with all the materials to use during the training, along with wireless access.
Please bring a laptop to share with your co-workers.

Please print these documents (_click here_)

Travel and Lodging Reimbursements

Travel and Lodging reimbursements will be calculated for team members utilizing the zone method. ESSU Travel Policy for Administrative Units- PDF 03/30/2011

All participants should make their own overnight hotel room reservations. The Red Lion Hotel has offered our participants a special room rate of $129.00 until FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2012 **OR** the room block fills. Be sure to indicate you are attending the Colorado Department of Education Training or COLO0514. If you are unable to obtain the special room block rate contact the Sales & Catering department at the hotel.

CDE is NOT responsible for making or cancelling your hotel reservation.

Red Lion Hotel Denver Central [ $129.00 per night, “COLO0514” rate ]
(Red Lion has a free airport shuttle to/from DIA and to the Northfield shopping center)

Hotel information and Directions - PDF

4040 Quebec Street | Denver, CO 80216
Phone: (303) 321.6666 | Fax: (303) 355.7412 | Website:

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Special Accommodations

Those requiring special accommodations (e.g., sign language interpreter, magnification devices, audio amplification devices) need to contact Elizabeth Macek by email by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, May 8, 2012.

If a sign language interpreter has been requested, you will be notified when the interpreter has been procured and asked to confirm your attendance.

Elizabeth Macek
Colorado Department of Education
Exceptional Student Services Unit
Phone: (303) 866-6736 | Fax: (303) 866-6767 |


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