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California Partnership Academy (CPA) Special Funding

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

Funding is available for the CPA Program and is contingent on inclusion in the approved State Budget. Funding will be provided through the Governor's Technical Education (CTE) Initiative. The CPAs are effective school / district / business partnership, providing integrated academic and career technical instruction. The CPA model, a school-within-a-school for students interested in exploring, preparing for careers, and college.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
This is special funding for the CPA Program. Schools participating in the program must follow the specification of California Education Code sections 54690-54696.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Applications must demonstrate that all CPA components are or will be operational. First year programs meeting these requirements may apply for $42,000 of funding, based on enrollment of at least 30 students at $1400/student. Second-year programs meeting these requirements may apply for $72,000 of funding, based on enrollment of at least 60 students at $1200/student.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
10, 11
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
Funding will be provided through the CTE Initiative (SB 70), pursuant to the supplemental report of Budget Item 6110-170-0001, community colleges, related to the CTE Plan; CPA model California Education Code sections 54690-54696.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
6385 / 8590
Total Available $5,700,000
Recipient
Amount
$42,000 (First Yr)-$72,000 (Second Yr)
Match
Requirement
Yes
Allocation Formula First year of funding maximum grant of $42,000 at $1,400 per qualifying student. Second year of funding maximum grant of $72,000 at $1,200 per qualifying student.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
August 11, 2008
Due Date September 24, 2008
Expected
Notification Date
October 31, 2008

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/cpa08rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp
Other Fall Institute for new academies: November 17-18, 2008 in San Diego, CA Annual Conference: March 26-28, 2009 in Palm Desert

Contacts

Program Jerry Winthrop, Consultant
Phone : 916-319-0457
E-mail : jwinthrop@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Christopher Mattson, Staff Services Analyst
Phone : 916-319-0472
E-mail : cmattson@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division
Phone : 916-319-0893
Fax : 916-319-0163

Last Modified: May 10, 2011

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