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Professional Development Block Grant

Note: Much of the information provided below is outdated. Funding for this program is now unrestricted pursuant to SBX3 4 (Chapter 12, Statutes of 2009), enacted in February 2009. For additional information, please refer to the Action on 2008 and 2009 Budget Acts Web page.

A block grant providing funding for any purpose authorized by the Instructional Time and Staff Development Reform (ITSDR), Teaching as a Priority Block Grant (TAP), and Intersegmental Staff Development Programs as they existed prior to inclusion in the Professional Development Block Grant.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Participation in either or all of Instructional Time and Staff Development Reform (ITSDR), Teaching as a Priority (TAP), and Intersegmental Staff Development programs in the 2003-04 fiscal year is necessary for PDBG funding. Charter schools that receive funds through the Charter School Categorical Block Grant are not eligible to receive funds from PDBG because it is included in the statutory list of programs for which block grant funded charter schools may not apply separately.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Funds may be used for any purpose authorized by the programs included in the block grant, as their program statutes read on January 1, 2004.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
Education Code sections 41530 through 41532; Budget Item 6110-245-0001
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
7393 / 8590
Total Available $274,718,000
Recipient
Amount
See Allocation Formula
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula For fiscal year 2008-09, district funding is based on prior year entitlements adjusted by the annual rate of growth in statewide average daily attendance and the cost-of-living adjustment on district base revenue limits. Funding increases are contingent upon funds being made available in the annual budget act.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
October 31, 2008

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/profdev.asp
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/profdev.asp
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/pdbg08result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Roxane Fidler
Phone : 916-323-4861
E-mail : rfidler@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Julie Klein Briggs
Phone : 916-323-6191
E-mail : jbriggs@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division
Phone : 916-327-0538
Fax : 916-327-4873

Last Modified: February 3, 2014

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