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WorkAbility I

The Workability I program provides comprehensive pre-employment training, employment placement and follow-up for high school students in special education who are making the transition from school to work, independent living, and postsecondary education or training.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies, other organizations or agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Funding is for approved renewal grantees and for school districts, county offices of education, Special Education Local Plan Areas (SELPA), Regional Occupation Programs (ROP), and nonpublic schools to provide employment training and placement services for special education students in middle schools and high schools. Students must be in Special Education with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Local educational agencies (LEAs) must have approved WorkAbility I renewal applications on file with the California Department of Education.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
Budget Item 6110-161-0001, Schedule (1), Provisions 3 and 14
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2010-11
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
6520 / 8590
Total Available $39,536,000
Recipient
Amount
Varies according to formula
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Each grantee will receive a base amount plus a per-pupil amount.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
December 15, 2010

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#23011
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#23011
Other There are two appropriations for the Workability grant: one is $10,058,000 and the other for $29,478,000. The total amount of the grant is $39,536,000.

Contacts

Program Alison Greenwood
Phone : 916-445-1056
E-mail : agreenwood@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Tami Leise
Phone : 916-327-3675
E-mail : TLeise@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division
Phone : 916-445-4613
Fax : 916-445-4108

Last Modified: March 20, 2012

California Department of Education
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Sacramento, CA 95814

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