10.16.3806 SPECIAL EDUCATION ALLOWABLE COSTS--INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES
(1) Allowable costs associated with instruction of students with disabilities include:
(a) salaries and benefits, not excluded in ARM 10.16.3805, for qualified special education teachers and special education teacher aides for the proportion of time spent providing services to students with disabilities. This includes time spent:
(i) in activities associated with structured support and assistance to regular education teachers to identify and meet diverse student needs; and
(ii) providing or receiving inservice training on the provision of special education services;
(b) teaching supplies and text books necessary to implement an IEP for a student with disabilities;
(c) the purchase, rental, repair and maintenance of instructional equipment and assistive technology required to implement an IEP for a student with disabilities;
(d) contracted services, including fees paid for professional advice, training and consultation regarding students with disabilities or their programs and the delivery of special education instructional services by public or private agencies;
(e) payments made to a cooperative for the instructional services;
(f) transportation costs for:
(i) special education instructional personnel who travel on an itinerant basis from school to school or district to district for the provision of instructional services;
(ii) travel to in-state evaluation report team meetings or in-state IEP meetings;
(iii) in-state travel related to activities associated with structured support and assistance to regular education teachers in identifying and meeting diverse student needs; and
(iv) travel for providing or receiving inservice training on the provision of special education services.
History: 20-7-431, MCA; IMP, 20-7-431, MCA; NEW, 1995 MAR p. 356, Eff. 3/17/95; AMD & TRANS, 2000 MAR p. 1048, Eff. 7/1/00; AMD, 2002 MAR p. 1740, Eff. 6/28/02; AMD, 2019 MAR p. 1371, Eff. 8/24/19.