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Interpreter Certification

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

This project will provide professional development opportunities for currently working interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing students, to enable them to meet the California State Board of Education approved certification standard by 2007.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Local educational agencies who currently employ one or more educational interpreter may apply.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Interpreters must have been pre-assessed using a Department-approved interpreter skills assessment and have a qualifying score.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
CFR 34 Section 300.23
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2004-05
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
3341 / 8182
Total Available $250,000
Recipient
Amount
See Allocation Formula
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Recipient amounts will vary based on applications submitted. The number of anticipated funded recipients cannot be determined at this time. In the 2003-04 fiscal year, grant awards averaged apporximately $1,000 per interpreter.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
November 2, 2004
Due Date January 14, 2005
Expected
Notification Date
January 28, 2005

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/ss/dh/
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Applications will be reviewed by a selection team comprised of California Department of Education employees and field representatives. Applications that meet eligibility criteria will be prioritized according to criteria specified in the request for applications.

Contacts

Program Nancy Grosz Sager
Phone : 916-327-3868
E-mail : nsager@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Nancy Grosz Sager
Phone : 916-327-3868
E-mail : nsager@cde.ca.gov
Division State Special Schools and Services Division
Phone : 916-327-3850
Fax : 916-445-4550

Last Modified: September 28, 2005

California Department of Education
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Sacramento, CA 95814

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