The stories on this page are an invitation to explore how CIFR provides training, tools, and ongoing support to states to improve the knowledge of SEA staff and to increase capacity. They share the perspectives of our SEA stakeholders across the country.
CIFR helped the New York State Education Department roll out the Local Educational Agency Maintenance of Effort (LEA MOE) Calculator and supporting materials to more than 700 LEAs to improve the state’s capacity to gather and report complete IDEA fiscal data.
Preparing for the retirement of a veteran staff member, the New Jersey Department of Education worked with CIFR to document its fiscal processes related to the allocation of IDEA Part B subgrants.
CIFR provided tools and trainings to help South Carolina’s Office of Special Education Services resolve longstanding issues with the high-stakes IDEA requirement called Maintenance of State Financial Support (MFS).