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Physical Education Teacher Incentive

Funding Description

Note: Much of the information provided below is outdated.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.

Funding supports ongoing incentive grants for school districts to hire more credentialed physical education teachers in elementary and middle schools, kindergarten through grade eight. The purpose of the program is to help address the rising incidence of obesity and its effects by ensuring that schools have trained experts to provide the required number of instructional minutes in physical education. The funds are to be used to hire credentialed staff to help kids develop healthy life-long exercise habits.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Recipients were randomly selected in 2006-07.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Budget Item 6110-260-0001
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6258 / 8590
Total Available $41,812,000
Recipient Amount 36,586
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Recipients that were randomly selected in 2006-07 will receive $36,586 per school.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date December 5, 2008

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsPE Teacher Incentive []
Other Unavailable


Program Robert Calvo, 916-324-5686,
Fiscal Clifton Davis, 916-323-5808,
Division Professional Learning Support Division, 916-323-6244 (phone), 916-323-2807 (fax)
Last Modified: October 22, 2009

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