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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.


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


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; CFDA 84173A
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 5035 / 8290
Total Available $550,000
Recipient Amount $50,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula LEAs are awarded $50,000 each.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date October 16, 2011

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Local Educational Agency Grants []
Fiscal Local Educational Agency Grants []
Other Unavailable


Program Meredith Cathcart, 916-327-3702,
Fiscal Debbie Rizzo, 916-327-3676,
Division Special Education Division, 916-445-4613 (phone), 916-445-4108 (fax)
Last Modified: June 21, 2012

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