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Regional Education Technology Services (CTAP Services)

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.


Funding Description

School districts and county offices of education are eligible to serve as California Technology Assistance Project (CTAP) regional lead agencies to provide assistance in education technology. The local education agencies selected to serve as the CTAP regional lead agencies will be required to use the program funding to provide a range of technology services, including staff development and technical assistance, to all school districts and county offices within each region. Each of the 11 CTAP regions contains approximately 100 or more school districts. Funding cannot be used to the exclusive benefit of the regional lead agency.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria County offices of education and districts may apply to serve as the lead for CTAP services. A district or county office must be within the region for which they are applying to serve as a regional lead. In addition, the majority of the work must be completed by and funding must be expended by an LEA within the region and cannot be sub-contracted.
Other Eligibility Considerations Applicants will be required to provide services to ALL clients in the region in each of the following areas: 1. Professional development and learning resources related to using technology as a tool to improve teaching and learning. 2. Professional development and support related to hardware and telecommunications infrastructure design, implementation, and sustainability. 3. Professional development and support related to using technology as a tool to improve school management, including pupil record keeping and tracking related to pupil instruction and data driven decision making. 4. Funding and coordination with other federal, state, and local programs.
Eligible Grade Level(s) K-12 Staff
Eligible Age Level(s) K-12 Staff

Funding

Legal Authority Education Code Section 51871
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2002-03
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7110 / 8590
Total Available $13,100,000
Recipient Amount Amount is formula based - see RFA for details.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Each region's estimated maximum CTAP program funding level will be determined as follows: 1) each region will receive a $50,000 base, 2) 10 percent of the remaining funding will be distributed to the 11 regions based upon the number of school districts and county offices in each region and, 3) the remaining funding will be distributed based upon the enrollment within each region based on the prior year's CBEDS.

Important Dates

Date Application Available September 17, 2001
Due Date January 8, 2002
Expected Notification Date March 31, 2002

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Regional leads will be required to: 1. Keep records that exhibit financial accountability for all funding under this grant, even if some funds are expended by another LEA within their region. 2. Attend quarterly meetings called by the CDE and other meetings as required. 3. Complete mid-year Implementation reports to the State Board and End-of-Year Program and Fiscal reports to the CDE with specific data collection and reporting requirements.

Contacts

Program Gary Quiring, 916-323-6197, gquiring@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Gary Quiring, 916-323-6197, gquiring@cde.ca.gov
Division Educational Data Management Division, 916-323-5715 (phone), 916-323-5110 (fax)
Last Modified: August 3, 2007

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