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Physical Education Teacher Incentive

Note: Much of the information provided below is outdated.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

Eligibility

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

Funding

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 Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/peti08result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Robert Calvo
Phone : 916-324-5686
E-mail : rcalvo@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Clifton Davis
Phone : 916-323-5808
E-mail : cdavis@cde.ca.gov
Division Professional Learning Support Division
Phone : 916-323-6244
Fax : 916-323-2807

Last Modified: October 22, 2009

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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