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Funding Description

Environmental Education (EE) provides California Regional Environmental Education Community (CREEC) Network Grants to support programs that will result in long-term educational benefits to California educators and students within their California County Superintendents Educational Service Region. The CREEC Network plays a vital role in connecting California educators with professional development and information about high-quality, standards-based environmental education programs. This is a three-year grant program (2007-2010) that supports the operation of the 11 Superintendents regions of the CREEC Network. No new applications will be accepted for fiscal year 2009-10.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Public colleges and universities; governing boards of any school district; community college districts; nonprofit organizations; 501 (c)(3) tax exempt educational organizations; regional conservation centers/districts; and other state and local agencies, including cities, counties, regional boards and commissions, and special districts. No new applications will be accepted for fiscal year 2009-10.
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 Education Code 8740, Chapter 4, Article 4, sections 8702, 8734, 8750-8754; Budget Item 6110-181-0140
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2009-10
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7135, 7810 / 8590
Total Available $371,000
Recipient Amount $20,500
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula $19,500 will be allocated from PCA 23788; $1,000 will be allocated from PCA 24322.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Environmental Education  [http://www.cde.ca.gov/pd/ca/sc/oeeintrod.asp]
Fiscal Environmental Education  [http://www.cde.ca.gov/pd/ca/sc/oeeintrod.asp]
Other The CREEC Network provides a vital link for both “formal” classroom teachers and “non-formal” educators, and has done so since it began operation in 1997. Its mission is to (1) develop a statewide network of knowledgeable environmental education professional development and resources to educators, kindergarten through grade twelve, in their region; and (2) identify and promote only high-quality, standards-based environmental education materials, projects, and programs.

Contacts

Program Anne Stephens, 916-319-0241, astephens@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Alice Ng, 916-323-4636, ang@cde.ca.gov
Division Professional Learning Support Division, 916-323-5847 (phone), 916-323-2833 (fax)
Last Modified: May 24, 2010

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