Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.
The Specialized Secondary Programs (SSP) provides start-up funds for the establishment of new, advanced programs in California high schools. The programs are expected to be a model for standards-based instruction, rich in curriculum content with varied instructional methodologies that emphasize expanded, in-depth study of a targeted content area, theme, or career focus. Funding is available for planning new programs or schools which may include, Linked Learning pathways, career academies, and arts integrated models.
Program Questions: Tony Quirarte, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. 916-319-0388
Downloading Questions: Jeanne Geiser, e-mail: jgeiser@ cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-319-0474
|Cover letter (DOC)
Cover letter announcing the availability of funds through Specialized Secondary Programs (SSP) request for application.
|Application (DOC)||The Specialized Secondary Programs request for application.|
|Appendices (DOC)||Instructions and process for funding allocation.|
Certifications and Assurances
General Assurances & Certifications
|Required as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants do not need to sign and return them with the application; they must be downloaded and kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits. Applicants that participate in the Consolidated Application - ConApp - should have a copy on file and do not need another copy. Program-specific assurances are not included here and should be listed separately on the Request for Application (RFA).|