Dean Zajic

State and Federal Programs Coordinator
Kansas Department of Education

Dean Zajic is the State and Federal Programs Coordinator for the Special Education, and Title Services team of the Kansas State Department of Education. Dean helps oversee the Kansas Integrated Accountability System, provides training and technical assistance to Kansas school districts on IDEA and ESEA fiscal requirements, MTSS implementation, blending and braiding of programs, disproportionality analysis, and best practices to achieve results for all students. Dean serves as a board member for the Association of Educational Federal Finance Administrators (AEFFA), is the PresidentElect of the National Association of ESEA Program Administrators (NAESPA), and serves as an expert reviewer for the Center for IDEA Fiscal Reporting (CIFR).