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ESMC Professional Development and Resources

General information regarding professional development and resources to support ethnic studies courses.
Section 132 of the Education Omnibus Trailer Bill (Assembly Bill 130) for the 2020–21 California State Budget External link opens in new window or tab. appropriated $5 million from the General Fund for the State Department of Education, in collaboration with, and subject to the approval of, the executive director of the State Board of Education, to contract with a county office of education (COE) or consortium of county offices of education to provide local educational agencies:
  • Professional development and regional training for teachers, administrators, and paraprofessionals to support creation or expansion of ethnic studies course offerings
  • An online repository of resources to support ethnic studies courses

More information will be added to this web page as it becomes available.

Questions:   Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division | ESMCPD@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0881
Last Reviewed: Thursday, August 12, 2021