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Preschool Staff Development

Funding Description

Preschool Staff Development (previously titled Pre-Kindergarten Staff development) funds support local staff development for personnel working in infant and preschool programs that serve children with disabilities.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria All Special Education Local Plan Areas (SELPAs) that serve infants, toddlers, or preschool-age children with disabilities are eligible.
Other Eligibility Considerations Local educational agencies (LEAs) must have an approved SELPA 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 Program (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 $300,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The minimum grant per SELPA is $1,000. The funds are disseminated on a prorata basis based on the prior year December pupil count, ages three through five.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date April 19, 2013

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Local Educational Agency Grants []
Fiscal Local Educational Agency Grants []
Funding ResultsPreschool Staff Development FY2012/13 []
Other Unavailable


Program Meredith Cathcart, Education Administrator I, 916-327-3702,
Fiscal Beckie Robinson, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, 916-327-3530,
Division Special Education Division, 916-445-4613 (phone), 916-445-4108 (fax)
Last Modified: April 22, 2013

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