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SELPA Systems Improvement Leads

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

Funding Description

The California Department of Education, working in collaboration with the California Collaborative for Education Excellence, is authorized to establish a process to select, subject to the approval of the Executive Director of the State Board of Education and in consultation with the Department of Finance, Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) or consortia of SELPAs to serve as Special Education Resource Leads to work with lead agencies selected pursuant to Education Code Section (ECS) 52073 and 52073.1, and other county offices of education to improve pupil outcomes as part of the statewide system of support.


Eligible Applicants Other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Applicants must be a SELPA and must partner up with up to three additional SELPAs to ensure statewide representation and meet specified requirements outlined in the Request For Application.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Budget Item 6100-161-0001, Schedule 1, Provision 20; ECS 52073.2, 2018 Statutes, Chapter 32, Section76
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2018-19
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6545 / 8590
Total Available $6,000,000
Recipient Amount Each SELPA to receive up to $2,000,000 for a total of $6,000,000 for the partnership.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available September 5, 2018
Due Date October 25, 2018
Expected Notification Date November 26, 2018

Additional Information

Application SELPA Systems Improvement Leads RFA []
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsSELPA Systems Improvement Leads FY2018/19 []
Other Unavailable


Program Monica L. Pecarovich, Education Programs Consultant, 916-327-3535,
Fiscal Teresa Campbell, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, 916-327-3675,
Division Special Education Division, 916-327-3675 (phone), 916-327-3706 (fax)
Last Modified: June 1, 2020
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