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Agricultural Vocational Education Incentive

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

The Agricultural Vocational Education Incentive Grant provides local educational agencies (LEAs) with funds to be used to improve the quality of their agricultural vocational education programs. The goal is to maintain a high-quality, comprehensive agricultural vocational program in California's public school system to ensure a constant source of employable, trained, and skilled individuals.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
The LEA must be operating an approved agricultural vocational education program in its school(s). Regional Occupational Centers and Programs (ROCP) are not eligible for funds. However, ROCP classes that are an integral part of the school site's total agriculture program may be counted toward funding.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
The LEA must agree to participate in the Agricultural Vocational Education Incentive Grant Program process. As part of the process, onsite reviews will be conducted by the regional supervisor.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
Education Code Article 7.5, Section 52460
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2004-05
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
7010 / 8590
Total Available $4,000,000
Recipient
Amount
See Allocation Formula
Match
Requirement
Yes
Allocation Formula The allocation of funds is based on the approved amount requested by the high school and the amount of funds available. The degree of funding to eligible schools is based on the size of the agriculture staff, students enrolled in the program as reported on the Program Data Enrollment Report (R-2), and the compliance of the school site in meeting the Quality Criteria as verified and approved by the CDE Regional Supervisor of Agricultural Education.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
June 30, 2004
Due Date July 15, 2004
Expected
Notification Date
September 15, 2004

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/ae/
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Appropriated funds may be used only to improve the agriculture education program at a site. Funds can only be used in 4000, 5000, and 6000 budget categories. Matching funds are required from non-salaried agricultural expenditures. Under certain conditions, a matching fund waiver may be obtained from the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Contacts

Program Charles Parker
Phone : 916-319-0486
E-mail : cparker@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Charles Parker
Phone : 916-319-0486
E-mail : cparker@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division
Phone : 916-319-0887
Fax : 916-319-0166

Last Modified: April 24, 2007

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