IDEA Flow-through, CEIS and Preschool Entitlement Budget Technical Assistance

Funds under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) are provided to school districts on an entitlement basis for programs and services to children with disabilities. Funds may be used for staffing, educational materials, equipment, and other costs to provide special education and related services, as well as supplementary aids and services, to children with disabilities.

Allocations & Carryover

Allowable Costs


Assurances for IDEA Funds


Budget Software Resources

Calendar - IDEA Fiscal


2r Charter Schools (Independent)

Claiming IDEA Funds

Coordinated Early Intervening Services

Equitable Services


Federal Funding Conference


Frequently Asked Questions

High Cost Special Education Aid


Listserv Archive

Maintenance of Effort (MOE)


Procurement, Disposal & Contracts


Reporting Fraud, Waste or Abuse of IDEA Funds

Time & Effort Reporting

Title I Schoolwide Activities Set-Aside

Training / Webinar Registration (Fiscal)


ARRA Grant Information (Archived)


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Questions on IDEA Entitlement fiscal issues should be directed to Rachel Zellmer.

Further questions regarding IDEA Flow-through and Preschool Entitlement grants should be directed to the DPI special education consultant assigned to the district. A listing of consultant assignments can be located at