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Federal Liaison Officer

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

Funding Description

The Federal Liaison Officer (FLO) represents the interests of the California Department of Education (CDE) and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI) in Washington D.C. The FLO works independently, but under the direction of CDE leadership and is responsible for providing analysis and support to the CDE and the SSPI on issues directly affecting public education, advocating on behalf of the CDE and the SSPI with Congress and to establish or change education policy and funding.


Eligible Applicants Individuals, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Sole proprietorships, partnerships, public or private entities, unincorporated organizations or associations may submit proposals in response to this Request for Proposal (RFP).
Other Eligibility Considerations Minimum of seven years of experience in: A.Establishing working relationships with Congress and their staffs on a bipartisan basis, Committee staffs in Congress on a bipartisan basis, and Federal agencies. B.Drafting, monitoring, and amending legislation and/or regulations. C.Thorough knowledge of the Congressional legislative, budgeting, and appropriations processes. D.Experience in coalition building and participation at the federal/national level. E.Thorough knowledge of education and nutrition law and policy.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Budget Act Item Number 6110-001-0001.
Source / Type State / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 5810 / 8290
Total Available $490,880
Recipient Amount $490,880
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Recipient of the contract award will receive $245,440 per year for two years.

Important Dates

Date Application Available September 13, 2012
Due Date October 25, 2012
Expected Notification Date November 19, 2012

Additional Information

Application Request for Proposal []
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsFunding Results []
Other Unavailable


Program Government Affairs Division, 916-319-0821
Fiscal Government Affairs Division, 916-319-0821
Division Government Affairs Division, 916-319-0821 (phone), 916-319-0100 (fax)
Last Modified: December 23, 2014

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