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Green California Partnership Academies (CPA) Program

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

This is annual funding for currently operating Green California Partnership Academies (CPA) programs included in the State Budget. Funding will be provided through AB 519 for Green and Clean Academies. The CPAs are effective school/district/business partnerships, providing integrated academic and career technical instruction. The CPA model is a school-within-a-school for students interested in exploring and preparing for careers and college. Emphasis is placed on student achievement, attendance, and program accountability.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
This is annual funding for currently operating Green and Clean CPA programs provided through AB 519. Schools participating in the program must follow the specification of California Education Code sections 54690-54696. This grant requires grantees to focus on clean technology and energy businesses and provide skilled workforces for the products and services for energy or water conservation, or both, renewable energy, pollution reduction, or other technologies that improve the environment in furtherance of state environmental laws. Applicants must also show their plan for achieving compliance with all CPA required components in subsequent years.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Existing: In order to receive funding, CPA must submit a Letter of Intent, committing funds to the model mandated in Education Code sections 54690-54696. Each academy must also submit the 2010-11 Proposed Budget. These documents are due by June 30, 2010.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
Funding provided through the Green/Clean Technology Initiative (AB 519) and Budget Item 6110-166-0001; California Education Code sections 54690-54696.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2009-10
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
6386 / 8590
Total Available $3,517,000
Recipient
Amount
$72,000
Match
Requirement
Yes
Allocation Formula Allocation is based on the number of qualifying student enrollment ($1,200 per student x number of students to qualify, grades 10-12).

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
May 30, 2010
Due Date May 30, 2010
Expected
Notification Date
October 1, 2010

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Karen Shores, Education Programs Consultant
Phone : 916-319-0478
E-mail : kshores@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Jeanne Geiser, Staff Services Analyst
Phone : 916-319-0474
E-mail : jgeiser@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division
Phone : 916-319-0893
Fax : 916-319-0168

Last Modified: August 13, 2010

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