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Specialized Secondary Programs (SSP)

Specialized Secondary Programs (SSP) grant funds may be used for programs that provide students with advanced learning opportunities in a variety of subjects. Although these programs retain a core course work element within the approved curriculum, they may specialize in such areas as English-language arts, mathematics, science, history and social science, foreign language, and the visual performing arts. The acquisition of technology skills and their use as a tool for instruction and learning is also emphasized in these programs.

SSP Resources


Career and College Transition Programs are administered by:

California Department of Education
Career & College Transition Division

High School Innovations and Initiatives Office

1430 N Street, Suite 4202

Sacramento, CA 95814

For program information contact:

Tony Quirarte, Education Programs Consultant
Telephone: 916-319-0388
Fax: 916-319-0168

For fiscal information contact:

Juan Delgado, Analyst
Telephone: 916-319-0472
Fax: 916-319-0168

Questions: Tony Quirarte | | 916-319-0388 
Last Reviewed: Friday, September 13, 2019