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SB 70 Distance Learning Pilot


Funding Description

In 2005, the Governor’s Initiative on Improving and Strengthening Career Technical Education (CTE) was successfully carried through Senate Bill (SB) 70 by Senator Scott. SB 70 allocated $20,000,000 from the Community College reversion account to be specifically used for the improving of CTE at both the community college and secondary level. Last year, SB 1130 was signed by the Governor to continue this important work with additional funding for the next five years through the 2013-14 fiscal years. The SB 70 Distance Learning Pilot invites submission from Local Educational Agencies (LEAs), California community colleges, state universities, and state agencies to develop, implement, distribute and support participation in Career Technical Education courses at a distance for residents in areas of rural California. Organizations from urban areas may apply provided that the courses are implemented and distributed to rural areas.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Local Educational Agencies (LEAs), California community colleges, state universities, and state agencies to develop, implement, distribute and support participation in Career Technical Education courses at a distance for residents in areas of rural California.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority Budget Act Item: 6110-170-0001. Governor’s Initiative on Improving and Strengthening Career Technical Education, SB 70, 2005 and SB 1130, 2008. Monies are allocated from the community college reversion account through an Interagency Agreement.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7810 / 8590
Total Available $457,000
Recipient Amount $75,000.00
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula This is a multi year grant through the 2011-12 FY that only required a one-time application process during the 2008-09 FY.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date June 30, 2012

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/dlp11result.asp
Funding ResultsDistance Learning Pilot Funding Results FY 2011-12 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/sb70dlp11result.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program John Dunn, Education Programs Consultant, 916-319-0460, jdunn@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Lisa Schiro, 916-323-5742, lschiro@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-322-5050 (phone), 916-323-2597 (fax)
Last Modified: May 2, 2012

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