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WorkAbility I


Funding Description

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 post secondary education or training.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Funding is for school districts, county offices of education, Special Education Local Plan Areas (SELPA), Regional Occupation Programs (ROP), and non-public schools to provide employment training and placement services for special education students in middle schools and high schools. Students must be in Special Education with an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Local educational agencies (LEAs) must have approved WorkAbility I renewal applications on file with the California Department of Education.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority Budget Item Number 6110-161-0001 Schedule (31) Provision 3.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2005-06
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3405 / 8590
Total Available $38,694,017
Recipient Amount Varies according to funding formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Each grantee will receives a base amount of $15,000, plus a per-pupil amount based on a formula determined by total number of students served.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date January 15, 2006

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background WorkAbility I: A California Transition Program [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/sr/wrkabltyI.asp]
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Two different funding sources are used for this program: one provides $9,216,017 and the other provides $29,478,000.

Contacts

Program Dan Boomer, 916-322-1852, dboomer@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Alan Murphy, 916-323-3308, amurphy@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division, 916-445-8512 (phone), 916-327-5233 (fax)
Last Modified: April 23, 2007

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