Public Comment on the FFY2021 Part C of IDEA Application

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) will review all comments, but is not able to provide a response to individual comments.  Public comment is only accepted using the official methods provided by MDE.

Note that all contents of public comment submissions, including contact information, is public information.  Do not submit the following personally identifiable information about yourself or others with your comments:

  • Social security number or taxpayer ID numbers
  • Credit/debit or bank numbers
  • Driver's license/State ID numbers
  • Date of birth
  • Student related data protected under FERPA
  • Medical or healthinformation protected under HIPAA
  • Criminal justice data protected under CJIS

Do not use public comments to report any suspected illegal activity or actions that may be dangerous to yourself or others.  Only report concerns of illegal or dangerous situations with law enforcement or OK2SAY.


The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start/Early Childhood Development and Family Education, requests public comment on the draft Michigan Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (known as Early On® Michigan) Federal Fiscal Year 2021 application.

The period of public participation extends from February 19, 2021, through April 22, 2021, with a window of public comment being accepted only March 12 through 5 p.m., April 12, 2021.

Draft Federal Fiscal Year 2021 Part C Application PDF

Comments may be made in writing by e-mail to

In lieu of e-mail, individuals may submit written comments to the following address:

Public Comment - FFY21 Michigan Part C Application
Michigan Department of Education
Office of Great Start/Early Childhood Development and Family Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909

All comments will be reviewed and considered in the final version of the application.