34 CFR 396.31 - What additional selection criteria are used under this program?
In addition to the criteria in 34 CFR 396.30(c), the Secretary uses the following additional selection criterion to evaluate an application:
(a) Demonstrated relationships with service providers and consumers. The Secretary reviews each application to determine the extent to which -
(1) The proposed interpreter training project was developed in consultation with service providers;
(2) The training is appropriate to the needs of both individuals who are deaf and individuals who are deaf-blind and to the needs of public and private agencies that provide services to either individuals who are deaf or individuals who are deaf-blind in the geographical area to be served by the training project;
(3) There is a working relationship between the interpreter training project and service providers; and
(4) There are opportunities for individuals who are deaf and individuals who are deaf-blind to be involved in the training project.