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How to Apply for Safety Net Funding

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Safety net funding is available to school districts with a demonstrated capacity for Special Education funding in excess of state and federal funding otherwise provided.

Roster of Legislative Workgroup and Oversight Committee Members (PDF)

To apply for Safety Net funding for the 2017–18 school year, follow these steps:

Step 1:
Read the Bulletin (PDF)

Step 2: Complete the application forms
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Community Impact

High Need Individuals

Safety Net Certification

  • Complete Certification (PDF) (11/16/17) Must complete for both high need individual and community impact safety net funding.

Step 3: Submit completed application

By mail to:
Glenna Gallo, M.S., M.B.A.
OSPI, Special Education State Oversight Committee Manager
PO BOX 47200
Olympia, WA 98504-7200

Deliver to:
Glenna Gallo, M.S., M.B.A.
OSPI, Special Education State Oversight Committee Manager
600 Washington Street SE
Olympia, WA 98504-7200

Application Deadlines

Deadline for Receipt of Application at OSPI

Type of Application

Oversight Committee Meeting Date

Meeting Location

February 16, 2018

Community Impact

March 13-14, 2018

SPSCC, Lacey Campus
4220 6th Ave. SE
Lacey, WA

March 16, 2018

High-Need Individuals

June 13-14, 2018

SPSCC, Lacey Campus
4220 6th Ave. SE
Lacey, WA

Applications must be received at OSPI by 5 p.m. on the deadline date. Faxed submissions will not be accepted.

Presentations at Special Education Director’s Meetings
Check with your ESD for presentation start times.

Region

Date

ESD 101 (Spokane)

Thursday, January 25

ESD 105 (Yakima)

Wednesday, January 17

ESD 112 (Vancouver)

Friday, December 1

ESD 113 (Tumwater)

Thursday, November 16

ESD 114 (Port Angeles)

Friday, December 15

ESD 121 (Renton)

Thursday, November 16

ESD 123 (Pasco)

Friday, January 19

ESD 171 (Wenatchee)

Wednesday, January 17

ESD 189 (Anacortes)

Wednesday, December 6

Questions?

Applications Submitted

   Updated 11/16/2017

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