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Migrant Education School Readiness Program

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

This program is a home and/or center-based school readiness program that focuses on early childhood education, parent and child interactive literacy for migrant children and parents. The goal is preparing migrant children to be successful in school.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Only established Regional Migrant Education regions funded through the California Department of Education are eligible to receive school readiness Migrant Early Start (MEES) funding for 2011-12. Funding will go to the 23 Migrant Education Regions.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
N/A
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Pre-K, K, 1, 2
Eligible
Age Level(s)
3, 4, 5, 6

Funding

Legal
Authority
The purpose of the Migrant Education program is to establish or improve education programs for migrant children in order to close the achievement gap and help them be successful in school. It is authorized under ESEA Title 1 Part C.
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
3110 / 8290
Total Available $5,496,050
Recipient
Amount
$13,522 - $720,800
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Based on the number of sites, parents, children served, and the number of identified migrant children ages 3-5 years old.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
May 13, 2011
Due Date June 13, 2011
Expected
Notification Date
July 6, 2011

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r23/srmees10rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/me/mt/mees.asp
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Gloria Guzmán-Walker
Phone : 916-323-4711
E-mail : gguzman@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Prakash Chand
Phone : 916-319-0624
E-mail : pchand@cde.ca.gov
Division Professional Learning Support Division
Phone : 916-319-0851
Fax : 916-319-0139

Last Modified: August 22, 2011

California Department of Education
1430 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

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