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Administrator Training

Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

The Administrator Training Program (AB 430), which reauthorizes the Principal Training Program (AB 75), became effective July 1, 2006. It supports professional development that focuses on building principals' and vice principals' leadership skills and the capacity necessary to serve effectively in their critical and complex roles. Federal funding comes from No Child Left Behind (NCLB): Title II, Part A, Principal Training.

Program Questions: Judy Sinclair, e-mail:, tel. 916-323-5846

Downloading Questions: Jonathan Mortimer; 916-323-4805;

Document Description
Announcement of incentive funding available under the Administrator Training Program, for local educational agencies (LEA) to provide training for principals and vice principals.
Online Application Instructions Instructions for completing the online application for program funding.
LEA online application for program funding. (This link goes to a site outside the California Department of Education.)


Special Conditions
(DOC; 2pp.)

Special Conditions for Administrator Training.
California Department of Education general assurances required for grants supported by state or federal funds.
Certification regarding state and federal drug-free workplace requirements.
Certification regarding debarment, suspension, ineligibility and voluntary exclusion.

Requirement for applicants for new federally funded grants under U.S. Department of Education, enacted as part of Improving America's Schools Act of 1994 (Public Law 103-382).

Answers for questions on Administrator Training.
Training Providers

Information about becoming a training provider

Document Description
Section I
(DOC; 18pp.)
Historical Overview of Administrator Training.
Section II
(DOC; 5pp.)
Guidelines and Requirements for LEA Proposal.
Section III
(DOC; 6pp.)
Guidelines and Requirements for All Training Provider Applications.

Section IV: Module 1
(DOC; 34pp.)

Leadership and Support of Student Instructional Programs for content areas 2, 3, and 4.
Section IV: Module 2
(DOC; 10pp.)
Leadership and Management for Instructional Improvement for content area 1.
Section IV: Module 3
(DOC; 9pp.)
Instructional Technology to Improve Pupil Performance for content area 5.
Attachment A
(DOC; 2pp.)
Evaluation & Reporting Responsibilities for Training Providers and LEAs.
Attachment B
(DOC; 2p.)
Reading/Language Arts Adopted Instructional Programs .
Attachment C
(DOC; 1p.)
Mathematics Adopted Instructional Programs.
Attachment D
(DOC; 2pp.)
LEA Program Proposal Form.
Attachment E
(DOC; 2pp.)
Applications are accepted on an on-going basis. LEAs and other organizations may apply to become State Board-approved training providers in one or more of three modules by completing the provider application.

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