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California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN) - Special Education Leads


Funding Description

The California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN) provides consistent and high quality professional development for preschool administrators and teachers. Professional development activities consist of current research and information, resources, and best practices focusing on school readiness and transition to kindergarten for all children, including children with disabilities.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria The local educational agency (LEA) for each region will employ or contract for the services for a Early Childhood Special Education Specialist who will (1) support the activities of the Regional Network Lead; (2) act as liaison to Special Education Local Plan Areas, district and county office special education administrators; and (3) facilitate participation of early childhood special education program personnel in regular training, technical assistance and information sharing activities of the CPIN.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) 3, 4, 5

Funding

Legal Authority Budget Item 6110-161-0890, Schedule (5), Provision 5; Public Law 108-446, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, CFR 34, Part B, Section 619
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2010-11
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 5035 / 8290
Total Available $550,000
Recipient Amount $50,000 each
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula LEAs are awarded $50,000 each.

Important Dates

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

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Local Educational Agency Grants [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#pca14530]
Fiscal Local Educational Agency Grants [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#pca14530]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Meredith Cathcart, 916-327-3702, mcathcart@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Debbie Rizzo, 916-327-3676, drizzo@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division, 916-445-4613 (phone), 916-445-4108 (fax)
Last Modified: December 20, 2010

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