Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC)
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 2014 Part C Application
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) is required to publish the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2014 Part C Application before submitting it to the federal Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). The application must be publically available throughout the state for at least a 60-day period with a minimum 30-day public comment period required within that timeframe.

Public comments will be reviewed and considered prior to the submission of the final application to OSEP by April 21, 2014. Public comments will be accepted from February 20, 2014 through March 22, 2014, at kara.tempel@state.mn.us.

The FFY 2014 Part C 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. View the draft application below: