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California Mathematics and Science Partnership

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


Funding Description

The California Mathematics and Science Partnership (CaMSP) program will continue to fund previously awarded partnerships (Cohort 8 and 9) up to $1 million, and will fund new partnerships at up to $500,000 to improve the academic achievement of students in mathematics and science through a focus on the integration of STEM disciplines.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria The essential partnership is between an eligible local educational agency (LEA) and eligible departments of institutions of higher education (IHE). County offices of education, individual schools, additional LEAs, IHEs, or other organizations interested in mathematics and science professional development may also participate in the partnership. Only LEAs who meet the 40 percent free and reduced lunch criteria may apply as a lead partner.
Other Eligibility Considerations The lead partner must be a "high-need LEA." The lead partner submits the application and accepts management and fiduciary responsibility for the partnership. The term "high-need LEA" refers to one that serves a student population where at least 40 percent of the students qualify for the National School Lunch Program. Eligible departments of IHEs are mathematics, science, engineering, or technology. Math or science must be one of the disciplines.
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Title II, Part B, sections 2201-2203; Budget Item 6110-193-0890
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 4050 / 8290
Total Available $18,000,000
Recipient Amount up to $1,000,000 for prior year cohorts, up to $500,000 for Cohort 10
Match Requirement Yes
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available August 1, 2013
Due Date October 15, 2013
Expected Notification Date December 1, 2013

Additional Information

Application 2013-14 CaMSP Request for Applications [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r12/camsp13rfa.asp]
Background California Mathematics and Science Partnership [http://www.cde.ca.gov/pd/ca/ma/camspintrod.asp]
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsCaMSP 2013-14 Funding Results [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r12/camsp13result.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Karen Shores, 916-319-0505, kshores@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Maxine Wheeler, 916-323-4746, mwheeler@cde.ca.gov
Division Professional Learning Support Division, 916-323-5847 (phone), 916-323-2833 (fax)
Last Modified: August 29, 2013

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