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Clean Technology and Renewable Energy California Partnership Academies Program


Funding Description

This is annual funding for the currently operating CPA programs included in the State Budget. This annual funding to support Clean Technology and Renewable Energy California Partnership Academies (CPAs). SBX1 1 (Statutes of 2013, Ch.20) provides the legislation to support the development and operation of the Clean Technology and Renewable Energy CPAs. The jobs and activities described are very specific and range from entry level to professional level. The intent is to help guide the Academy focus towards employment and career opportunities that are growing and critical to California’s economy and environment. The CPA model, a school-within-a-school for students in the ninth through twelfth grades, establishes viable partnerships with either the business community or the public sector, or both. Emphasis is placed on student achievement, attendance, and program accountability.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria This is annual funding for current operational CPA programs included in the State Budget. This annual funding for Clean Technology and Renewable Energy CPA programs provided through SBX1 1 included in the State Budget. School participating in the program must follow the specification of California Education Code (EC) sections 54690-54699. This Grant requires grantees to focus on employment in clean technology businesses and renewable energy businesses and provide skilled workforces for the products and services for energy or water conservation, or both, renewable energy, pollution reduction, or other technologies. Grantees must also show their plan for achieving compliance with all CPA required components in subsequent years.
Other Eligibility Considerations Existing: In order to receive funding, CPAs must submit a Letter of Intent, committing funds to the model mandated in Education Code sections 54690–54699. Each academy must also submit with the Letter of Intent, the 2014–15 Proposed Budget. These documents are due by June 30, 2014.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority Funding provided through the Clean Technology and Renewable Energy (SBX1 1) and Budget Items 6110-166-0001; California Education Code sections 54690-54699.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6386 / 8590
Total Available $2,597,000
Recipient Amount $150,000
Match Requirement Yes
Allocation Formula Allocation is based on the number of qualifying student enrollment ($1000 per student times the number of students to qualify, grades nine through twelve). The student amount depends on the implementation level of the academy.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date July 15, 2014

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background California Partnership Academies (CPA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp]
Fiscal California Partnership Academies (CPA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp]
Other Participating in the California Partnership Academies Conference is required. For more information, please visit the California Department of Education California Partnership Academies Web page at: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp.

Contacts

Program Jerry Winthrop, 916-319-0457, jwinthrop@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Cindy Rose, 916-319-0475, crose@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-319-0893 (phone), 916-319-0168 (fax)
Last Modified: July 25, 2013

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