The SPDG program
focuses on professional development needs. States must spend at least 90 percent of funds on professional development activities, including the recruitment and retention of qualified special education teachers. No more than 10 percent of funds can be spent on state activities, such as reforming special education and regular education teacher certification (including recertification) or licensing requirements and carrying out programs that establish, expand, or improve alternative routes for state certification of special education teachers.
Information specific to Kentucky is coming soon.