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Preschool Inservice Grant-New Connections

Funding Description

The selected County Offices of Education will develop focus groups, networking systems, and training to be piloted within their catchment areas. The work will focus on providing support to special education early childhood administrators. Training on policy issues and practices related to the State Performance Plan and Annual Performance Report will be the focus of the content.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria The Napa County Office of Education and the Sacramento County Office of Education have in place the capacity to conduct early childhood training and technical assistance. They both conduct work on various levels for the early childhood field.
Other Eligibility Considerations Local educational agencies must have an approved Special Education Local Plan Area local plan on file with the Special Education Division, California Department of Education.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5


Legal Authority Budget Item 6110-161-0890, (Ch.29, Sch [5] Prov 4); Federal Preschool Grant (Section 619 of Part B, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act)
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3345 / 8182
Total Available $150,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Napa County Office of Education and Sacramento County Office of Education will each receive $75,000 to implement a pilot project in each of their counties to provide training and technical assistance to special education early childhood administrators through virtual communication venues.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date June 7, 2013

Additional Information

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


Program Meredith Cathcart, Education Administrator I, 916-327-3702,
Fiscal Tami Leise, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, 916-327-3675,
Division Special Education Division, 916-445-4613 (phone), 916-445-4108 (fax)
Last Modified: June 5, 2013
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