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Personnel Management Assistance Teams (PMATs)

Funding Description

Personnel Management Assistance Teams (PMATs) have been established in six regions of the state by the State Superintendent of Public instruction (SSPI) Jack O Connell for the purpose of establishing and maintaining effective personnel management, recruitment, and hiring processes. The SSPI may grant funds to the county offices of education (COE) selected to provide personnel assistance and may provide additional funding for further technical assistance as needed.


Eligible Applicants Other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Within each region, a COE was chosen by the SSPI based on the likelihood of its capacity and ability to establish and house a PMAT for all schools within its region. The COE must demonstrate how it will address the personnel management needs of school districts within its region. Each PMAT shall consist of persons having extensive experience in school district personnel administration, including recruitment, selection, organization, and staffing.
Other Eligibility Considerations The Superintendent selected one COE from among those county offices that have a PMAT to serve as a clearinghouse of effective personnel management and hiring practices.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Budget Item 6110-485-0001
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2006-07
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6275 / 8590
Total Available $3,000,000
Recipient Amount See Allocation Formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Based on the recommendations of the 58 County Superintendents of County Office of Education, the Superintendent of Public Instruction has selected five COESs to house Personnel Management Assistance Teams (PMATs) and a sixth COE to house both a PMAT and the state clearinghouse. The $3 million will be allocated as follows: (1) $250,000 per team, plus a per teacher allocation based on a proportion of the California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS) estimated number of teacher hires for the prior year in the geographic area served by the team ($65.98 per teacher hire in 2006-07); and (2) 5% of the total, or $150,000 plus rounding, to the clearinghouse.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date May 7, 2007

Additional Information

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Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Lynda Nichols, 916-323-5822,
Fiscal Kelly Heffington, 916-323-6126,
Division Professional Learning Support Division, 916-323-6440 (phone), 916-323-2807 (fax)
Last Modified: December 11, 2008
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