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Certificated Staff Mentoring

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


Funding Description

The program encourages excellent and experienced teachers to teach in "staff priority schools" and to assist beginning teachers and teacher interns during their induction and first years of teaching.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Local educational agencies must be considered “staff priority schools,” which are schools that have an aggregate API score that was at or below the 30th percentile relative to other public schools in the state in any of the five previous school years. Juvenile court schools, county community schools, or community day schools operated by a county office of education can also apply for funding.
Other Eligibility Considerations Eligible teachers must meet the following criteria: (1) have a professional credential that allows the teacher to teach at the grade level and subject matter of the beginning teacher or intern; (2) have seven years or recent experience in the grade level and subject matter of the beginning teacher or intern; (3) teach in a staff priority school for at least five years and assist at least one but no more than five beginning teachers or interns; and (4) meet the needs of the school and have a demonstrated ability to foster pupil achievement and learning as determined by the principal.
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority Budget Item 6110-267-0001; Education Code sections 44560-44562
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2006-07
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7276 / 8590
Total Available $11,200,000
Recipient Amount $6,000 per eligible mentor teacher
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funding is calculated at $6,000 x the number of eligible mentor teachers. Administrative costs are 5 percent of the total stipend amount and are in addition to the total stipend amount.

Important Dates

Date Application Available January 1, 2007
Due Date March 5, 2007
Expected Notification Date April 9, 2007

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Career Education [http://www.cde.ca.gov/pd/te/ce/index.asp]
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Roxane Fidler, 916-323-4861, rfidler@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Patty Stevens, 916-323-5838, pstevens@cde.ca.gov
Division Professional Learning Support Division, 916-323-6390 (phone), 916-323-2838 (fax)
Last Modified: August 20, 2007

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