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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 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 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
Phone : 916-322-1852
E-mail : dboomer@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Alan Murphy
Phone : 916-323-3308
E-mail : amurphy@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division
Phone : 916-445-8512
Fax : 916-327-5233

Last Modified: April 23, 2007

California Department of Education
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Sacramento, CA 95814

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