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WorkAbility I


Funding Description

The WorkAbility I program provides comprehensive pre-employment training, employment placement, and follow-up for high school students in special education who are making the transition from school to work, independent living, and postsecondary education or training.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Agencies must have approved WorkAbility I renewal applications on file with the California Department of Education. Funding is for approved renewal school districts, county offices of education, Special Education Local Plan Areas, Regional Occupational Programs, and Nonpublic schools to provide employment training and placement services for special education students in middle and high schools, with an approved Individualized Education Plan.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) 16 to 22 years

Funding

Legal Authority Budget Item 6110-161-0001, Schedule (1), Provisions 3 and 14
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6520 / 8590
Total Available $39,559,000
Recipient Amount Varies according to formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Each grantee will receive a base amount plus a per-pupil amount, based on the number of students served.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date February 15, 2013

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Local Educational Agency Grants [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#23011]
Fiscal Local Educational Agency Grants [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#23011]
Funding ResultsProject Workability 1 for FY2012/13 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r18/projwk12result.asp]
Other There are two fund sources for the Workability grant: Program Cost Account (PCA) 23011 is for $10,081,000, and PCA 24463 is for $29,478,000. The total amount of the grant is $39,559,000.

Contacts

Program Alison Greenwood, Education Administrator I, 916-445-1056, agreenwood@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Tami Leise, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, 916-327-3675, tleise@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division, 916-445-4613 (phone), 916-445-4108 (fax)
Last Modified: January 31, 2013

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