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Classified School Employee Summer Assistance

State match funds provided to local educational agencies (LEAs) participating in the Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program (CSESAP) to be paid out during the summer recess period to participating classified employees.

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Funding & Applications

Fiscal Year 2023–24 (For 2024-25 School Year)

Funding Letter (Dated 03-Nov-2023)
CSESAP 2023 Funding Profile - Program Description and Funding
CSESAP 2023 Funding Results - Entitlements, Apportionments, and Letter
Employee Election Form to Participate (PDF) - Due by March 1, 2024
Request for Application 2024-25

  • By July 31, 2025, LEAs submit Request for Payment (EC 45500(j))

Fiscal Year 2022–23 (For 2023-24 School Year)

Funding Letter (Dated 09-Dec-2022)
CSESAP 2022 Funding Profile - Program Description and Funding
CSESAP 2022 Funding Results - Entitlements, Apportionments, and Letter
Request for Application 2023-24

  • By July 31, 2024, LEAs submit Request for Payment (EC 45500(j))

Fiscal Year 2021–22 (For 2022-23 School Year)

Funding Letter (Dated 20-Dec-2021)
CSESAP 2021 Funding Profile - Program Description and Funding
CSESAP 2021 Funding Results - Entitlements, Apportionments, and Letter
Request for Application 2022-23


Fiscal Year 2020–21 (For 2021-22 School Year)

Funding Letter (Dated 15-Dec-2020)
CSESAP 2020 Funding Profile - Program Description and Funding
CSESAP 2020 Funding Results - Entitlements, Apportionments, and Letter
Request for Application 2021-22

Fiscal Year 2019–20 (For 2020-21 School Year)

Funding Letter (Dated 20-Dec-2019)
CSESAP 2019 Funding Profile
- Program Description and Funding
CSESAP 2019 Funding Results - Entitlements, Apportionments, and Letters
Request for Application 2020-21

Fiscal Year 2018–19 (For 2019-20 School Year)

CSESAP 2018 Funding Profile - Program Description and Funding
CSESAP 2018 Funding Results - Entitlements, Apportionments, and Letters

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Funding and Key Dates

Funding Fiscal Year 2021–22
(2022–23 School Year)
Fiscal Year 2022–23
(2023–24 School Year)
Fiscal Year 2023–24
(2024–25 School
Year)
Funding Amount Available $99,069,153 $90,000,000 $90,000,000
Funding Amount Apportioned $81,359,930 Coming September 2024 Coming September 2025

Key Dates Fiscal Year
2022–23
(2023–24 School Year)
Fiscal Year
2023–24
(2024–25 School Year)
Participating local education agencies (LEAs) shall notify classified employees that the LEA has elected to participate in the program for the specified school year. Once an LEA elects to participate in the program and notifies classified employees, the LEA is prohibited from reversing the decision. By January 1, 2023 By January 1, 2024

Classified employees that elect to participate in the program shall notify the LEA in writing, on the CSESAP Employee Election Form. To participate, the classified employee must:

  • Meet program eligibility criteria,
  • Specify amounts to be withheld, up to 10 percent, from their monthly paychecks for the specified school year, and
  • Choose whether to receive one or two payments during the summer recess period.
By March 1, 2023 By March 1, 2024

Each participating LEA shall notify the California Department of Education (CDE) that it elected to participate in the program and provide the following information:

  • The number of classified employees that have elected to participate, and
  • An estimate of the total amount to be withheld from participating classified employee paychecks for the specified school year.
By April 3, 2023* By April 2, 2024*
Participating LEAs shall notify their participating classified employees of the estimated amount of state match funding the employee can receive as a result of participating in the program. By June 1, 2023 By June 1, 2024
Participating LEAs shall request payment from the CDE on a form developed by the CDE for the amount of classified employee pay withheld. If the total amount requested by LEAs exceeds the appropriated amount available for the CSESAP, the CDE will apply a proration accordingly.

By July 31, 2024

(Request for Payment form will be available June 2024)

By July 31, 2025

(Request for Payment form will be available June 2025)

*In accordance with Government Code sections 6700, 6701, and 6707, because the due date falls Saturday, April 1, 2023, the reporting deadline shall be Monday, April 3, 2023. The April 1, 2024, due date falls on a state holiday, so the due date will be Tuesday, April 2, 2024.

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Other Content

Fiscal Year 2019-20 (School Year 2020-21) and Thereafter

  • Information for the Implementation of Senate Bill 75 as amended by Assembly Bill (AB) 114.

Fiscal Year 2019-20 (School Year 2020-21) and Thereafter Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
EC 45500 External link opens in new window or tab.

Fiscal Year 2018-19 (School Year 2019-20)

  • Information for the Implementation of AB 1808 as amended by AB 1840.

Fiscal Year 2018-19 (School Year 2019-20) FAQs
AB 1808 External link opens in new window or tab.
AB 1840 External link opens in new window or tab.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, June 20, 2024
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