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SB 70 Distance Learning Pilot

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.


Funding Description

In 2005, the Governor Initiative on Improving and Strengthening Career Technical Education (CTE) was successfully carried through Senate Bill (SB) 70 by Senator Scott. SB 70 allocated $20,000,000 from the Community College reversion account to be specifically used for the improving of CTE at both the community college and secondary level. Last year, SB 1130 was signed by the Governor to continue this important work with additional funding for the next five years through the 2013-14 fiscal years. The SB 70 Distance Learning Pilot invites submission from Local Education Agencies (LEAs), California community colleges, state universities, and state agencies to develop, implement, distribute and support participation in Career Technical Education courses at a distance for residents in areas of rural California. Organizations from urban areas may apply provided that the courses are implemented and distributed to rural areas.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Local Education Agencies (LEAs), California community colleges, state universities, and state agencies
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority Governor’s Initiative on Improving and Strengthening Career Technical Education, SB 70, 2005 and SB 1130, 2008. Monies are allocated from the community college reversion account through an Interagency Agreement.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7810 / 8590
Total Available $500,000
Recipient Amount Approximately 6 to 10 awards from total funds available.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available April 6, 2009
Due Date May 1, 2009
Expected Notification Date May 11, 2009

Additional Information

Application SB 70 Distance Learning Pilot RFA [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/sb70dlp08rfa.asp]
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program John Dunn, 916-319-0460, jdunn@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal John Dunn, 916-319-0460, jdunn@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-322-5050 (phone), 916-323-2597 (fax)
Last Modified: August 31, 2010
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