Oregon Department of Education

Special Education Funding

  • Capital Outlay
    Capitol Outlay approval forms.
  • Excess Costs
    Excess Costs information and spreadsheet. The forms are for district use only. Excess Cost Calculations data is submitted online via Consolidated Collections.
  • IDEA Federal Data Reports
    IDEA 2004 requires states to submit 12 state-level reports regarding various aspects of special education in Oregon.
  • Maintenance of Effort
    IDEA Part B Exceptions documentation and guidance for reducing Maintenance of Effort (MOE).
  • Miscellaneous Links
    Use of IDEA funds for school-wide programs and guidance and forms for Time & Effort reporting.
  • Optional Use of IDEA Funds
    Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) and permissive use of funds information.
  • Private School Fiscal Requirements
    Guidance for parentally placed private school students and Private School Data reporting forms.
  • Reports
    High Cost Disability details, IDEA Part B Flow-Through awards/estimates and other special education funding reports.
  • Special Education Annual Applications
    IDEA Annual Application for Flow-Through Federal Funds. Districts/ESDs submit this application each June for special education funding for the coming school year.

Associated Topics
  • Student Services
    The Office of Learning - Student Services supports and monitors programs that provide direct services to diverse learners and assists in the development of strategies to address unique learning differences.
  • IDEA Compliance and District Resources
    The General Supervision section provides general supervision statewide of the Individuals with Disabilities Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004).
  • Special Education Data Collection
    The Oregon Department of Education implements a statewide special education child count (SECC) and offers an application for districts/programs to use for submitting their data.

  • Sarah Drinkwater Email    (503) 947-5702
    Student Services - Assistant Superintendent