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California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN) - Special Education Leads

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; 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 http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#pca14530
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#pca14530
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r18/cpin11result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Meredith Cathcart
Phone : 916-327-3702
E-mail : mcathcart@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Debbie Rizzo
Phone : 916-327-3676
E-mail : drizzo@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division
Phone : 916-445-4613
Fax : 916-445-4108

Last Modified: June 21, 2012

California Department of Education
1430 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

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