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California Mathematics and Science Partnership

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


Funding Description

The California Mathematics and Science Partnership (CaMSP) program seeks to establish Demonstration Centers for up to $250,000 to support currently funded and potential CaMSP applicants. CaMSP will also fund new partnerships for up to $1 million to improve the academic achievement of students in mathematics and science. The focus is to create opportunities for enhanced and ongoing professional development for mathematics teachers (grade three through Algebra 1) and science teachers (grades three through eight).

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria The essential partnership is between an eligible local educational agency (LEA) and eligible departments of institutions of higher education (IHE). County offices of education, individual schools, additional LEAs, IHEs, or other organizations concerned about mathematics and science education may also participate in the partnership. Only local educational agencies (LEAs) who meet the 40 percent free and reduced lunch criteria may apply as a lead partner for a Demonstration Center or a Cohort 9 partnership.
Other Eligibility Considerations The lead partner must be a "high-need LEA." The lead partner submits the application and accepts management and fiduciary responsibility for the partnership. The term "high-need LEA" refers to one that serves a student population where at least 40 percent of the students qualify for the National School Lunch Program. Eligible departments of IHEs are mathematics, science, engineering or any combination.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Algebra I
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Title II, Part B, sections 2201-2203; Budget Item 6110-193-0890
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 4050 / 8290
Total Available $25,000,000
Recipient Amount up to $1,000,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available May 23, 2011
Due Date September 15, 2011
Expected Notification Date December 1, 2011

Additional Information

Application 2011-12 Request for Applications [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r12/camsp11rfa.asp]
Background California Mathematics and Science Partnership [http://www.cde.ca.gov/pd/ca/ma/camspintrod.asp]
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Lisa Fassett, 916-323-4963, lfassett@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Maxine Wheeler, 916-323-4746, mwheeler@cde.ca.gov
Division Professional Learning Support Division, 916-323-5847 (phone), 916-323-2833 (fax)
Last Modified: August 8, 2011
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