Career Pathways

Program Description

The purpose of the Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities Model Demonstrations is to demonstrate promising practices in the use of career pathways in order to improve employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities. Specifically, the projects are designed to promote State VR agency partnerships in the development of and the use of career pathways to help individuals with disabilities eligible for VR services, including youth with disabilities, to acquire marketable skills and recognized postsecondary credentials and secure competitive integrated employment in high–-demand, high-–quality occupations.

Program Eligibility
Who May Apply: A State VR agency or State VR agencies applying as a group in accordance with 34 CFR 75.128.
Program Contact
Felipe Lulli
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
PCP, Room 5063
Washington, DC 20202
Phone: 202-245-7425
Email: felipe.lulli@ed.gov
Funding type
Discretionary/Competitive Grants
CFDA code
84.235N

Funding

Total Awards to RSA Grantees
CFDA Number Program Number of New Awards FY 2019 Total New Awards FY 2019 Number of Continuation Awards FY 2019 Total for New Awards in FY 2018 Total Continuation Awards FY 2017
84.235N Demonstration and Training Program, Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities H315C150002 0 $20,000,000 4 $3,406,488

Awards

Total Awards to RSA Grantees
State Grantee PR Award Number Total for New Awards in FY 2019 Total for New Awards in FY 2018 Total for New Awards in FY 2017 Total for New Awards in FY 2016 Total for New Awards in FY 2015
Nebraska Nebraska Department of Education, Division of Rehabilitation Services H235N150004 $800,096 $791,690 $707,261 $681,339 $680,869
Virginia Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services H235N150008 $860,242 $871,754 $865,526 $873,028 $843,465
Kentucky Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitationfor the Blind, Department of Workforce Development* H235N150009/H235N180002 $875,000 $875,000 $875,000 $875,000 $875,000
Georgia Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency H235N150010 $871,150 $871,150 $871,150 $871,150 $873,877

* On November 2, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education completed a grant transfer from the Office of Blind Services (H235N150009) to the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (H235N180002), both within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

Applicant Information

Prior Grant Competitions – For Historic Purposes Only

Federal Register Notices

Eligibility

Who May Apply: A State VR agency or State VR agencies applying as a group in accordance with 34 CFR 75.128.

Career Pathways

Program Office: Rehabilitation Services Administration
CFDA Number: 84.235N
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants

The purpose of the Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities Model Demonstrations is to demonstrate promising practices in the use of career pathways in order to improve employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities. Specifically, the projects are designed to promote State VR agency partnerships in the development of and the use of career pathways to help individuals with disabilities eligible for VR services, including youth with disabilities, to acquire marketable skills and recognized postsecondary credentials and secure competitive integrated employment in high–-demand, high-–quality occupations.