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2005-06 Grant Cycle Dissemination Projects

Public Charter School Grant Program (PCSGP) dissemination projects that include topics on disadvantaged students, organizational structure, and staff development.
Topic(s): Integrating the Arts Into Standards-Based Learning

The California Academy for Liberal Studies will provide professional development and curriculum focused on arts-integration as a means for content acquisition to targeted schools, both charter and traditional, in the Los Angeles area.

Recipient: California Academy for Liberal Studies

Contact: Sharon Mamane, 818-559-7699,

Product(s): Professional development workshops; on-site job coaching; development of school action plan.


Topic(s): Best Practices for English Language Learners

Camino Nuevo Charter School will share with other charter and non-charter public schools its English language learner best practices and lessons learned in four key areas: instructional practices, assessments, data analysis, and professional development.

Recipient: Camino Nuevo Charter School

Contact: Ana Ponce, 213-736-5542,

Product(s): Instructional practices; assessments supplementing CELDT; data analysis; professional development opportunities.


Topic(s): Propelling Low Achieving Students to College

This grant project will develop and share curriculum and program materials based on Downtown College Preps’ programs that are designed to give students who enter high school two or more grade levels behind the skills they need to succeed at four-year universities.

Recipient: Downtown College Prep

Contact: Jennifer Andaluz, 408-271-1730,

Product(s): Curriculum; program materials.


Topic(s): Standards-Based Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment and Reporting Tools

This project will disseminate Mare Island Technology Academy’s successful package for standards implementation, including standards-based curriculum, instruction, assessment, and reporting.

Recipient: Mare Island Technology Academy High School

Contact: Louise Santiago, 707-552-6482,

Product(s): Classroom visitations; Web site; workshops; on-site technical assistance; conference presentations


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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, February 16, 2016