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Professional Development Block Grant (Flexible Funds)

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

Before 2008-09, the funds were restricted to the Professional Development Block Grant program, which may be used 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 the inclusion in the Professional Development Block Grant.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Local educational agencies (LEAs) that received funding in 2008-09 are eligible for funds.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable
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
SBX3 4 (Chapter 12, Statutes of 2009) Section 15, Education Code Section42605; Budget Item 6110-245-0001
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2009-10
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
0000 / 8590
Total Available $218,406,346
Recipient
Amount
See allocation formula
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula For fiscal year 2009-10, LEAs will receive approximately the same amount they received based on revised totals for fiscal year 2008-09. Funding for this program from fiscal year 2009-10 through 2012-13 will be based on 2008-09 funding levels. LEAs will receive the same percentage of the available funding that they received of the funding allocated in 2008-09.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
October 31, 2009

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/profdev.asp
Flexibility http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fr/eb/yr09budgetacts.asp
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/pdbg09result.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: October 10, 2013

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