How to Apply for Safety Net Funding
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How to Apply for Safety Net Funding

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.

To apply for Safety Net funding for the 2015–16 school year, follow these steps:

Step 1:

Read the bulletin (PDF)

Step 2:

Complete the application forms
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Worksheet A

Community Impact

High Need Individuals

Safety Net Certification

  • Complete Certification (Word) Must complete for both high need individual and community impact safety net funding.

Step 3:

Submit completed application
By mail to:
Douglas H. Gill, Ed.D.
OSPI, Special Education State Oversight Committee Manager
PO BOX 47200
Olympia, WA 98504-7200

Deliver to:
Douglas H. Gill, Ed.D.
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 12, 2016 Community Impact March 16-17, 2016

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

March 18, 2016

High-Need Individuals

June 21-22, 2016

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

Applications must be received at OSPI by 5:00 p.m. on the deadline date. Faxed submissions will not be accepted.

Presentations at Special Education Director's Meetings

LocationDateTime
ESD 101, SpokaneTBDTBD
ESD 105, YakimaTBDTBD
ESD 112, VancouverFriday, November 6, 20159:30 a.m.
ESD 113, TumwaterThursday, January 21, 20162:45 p.m.
ESD 114, SequimFriday, December 11, 20159:30 a.m.
ESD 121, RentonThursday, November 19, 201511:00 a.m.
ESD 123, Pasco(K-20) Friday, November 20, 2015 9:00 a.m.
ESD 171, WenatcheeWednesday, November 21, 201510:00 a.m.
ESD 189, AnacortesWednesday, January 13, 20169:00 a.m.

Questions?

Applications Submitted

Old Capitol Building, PO Box 47200, 600 Washington St. S.E., Olympia, WA  98504-7200  360-725-6000  TTY 360-664-3631
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