The Governor’s Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC) advises and assists the Minnesota Department of Education in the planning, coordination and delivery of a coordinated statewide, interagency system of services to children birth to five with special needs and their families.
The Council is responsible for fulfilling the duties required in federal law which are further defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 125A.28.
The Council consists of 17-25 members appointed by the Governor. Members must include parents of children with disabilities, public and private service providers and advocates, including representatives from state and local education, health and human services, higher education and the state Legislature.
Federal Fiscal Year 2013 Part C Application
The Minnesota Department of Education is required to publish the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2013 Part C Application before submitting it to the federal Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). The application includes statements of assurances for Minnesota’s program for infants and toddlers with disabilities and proposed descriptions for the use of federal grant funds. The application must be publically available throughout the state for at least 60-days, with a minimum 30-day public comment period required within that timeframe. See DRAFT - 2013 Part C State Application below.
Public comments will be reviewed and considered prior to the submission of the final application to OSEP by April 22, 2013. E-mail comments to email@example.com from February 15, 2013, through March 18, 2013.