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WorkAbility I

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), Provision 3
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
6520 / 8590
Total Available $39,738,000
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
January 15, 2014

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#23011
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#23011
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r18/projwk13result.asp
Other

Contacts

Program Alison Greenwood, Education Administrator I
Phone : 916-445-1056
E-mail : agreenwood@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Tami Leise, Associate Governmental Program Analyst
Phone : 916-327-3675
E-mail : tleise@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division
Phone : 916-445-4613
Fax : 916-445-4108

Last Modified: February 11, 2014

California Department of Education
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Sacramento, CA 95814

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