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21st Century California School Leadership Academy

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

Funding Description

The purpose of the 21st Century California School Leadership Academy (21CSLA) is to provide in-depth supports for administrators and other school leaders.


Eligible Applicants Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations
Required Eligibility Criteria The California Department of Education (CDE) and the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE) invite institutions of higher education (IHEs), nonprofit organizations, and local educational agencies (LEAs) with expertise in providing professional learning, coaching, and mentoring to principals and other school leaders in public schools serving kindergarten and grades one to twelve, inclusive, to apply for a grant to organize and offer high-quality professional learning, coaching, and mentoring for central office leaders, principals, and other schools leaders, including teacher leaders involved in school improvement efforts.
Other Eligibility Considerations For additional eligibility criteria, please refer to the Request for Applications.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Funding is authorized by Assembly Bill 99, Chapter 15 and Section 54. Article 5 (commencing with Section 52200) and added to Chapter 7 of Part 28 of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Education Code.
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2019-20
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 4037 / 8290
Total Available $13,779,000
Recipient Amount One grant award for a minimum of $2,000,000 and up to seven grant awards for a minimum of $1,000,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula 21CSLA Center grant recipient will be awarded a minimum of $2,000,000 per fiscal year. Regional Academy grant recipients will be awarded a minimum of $1,000,000 per fiscal year.

Important Dates

Date Application Available January 17, 2020
Due Date March 3, 2020
Expected Notification Date May 4, 2020

Additional Information

Application Request for Applications []
Background 21st Century California School Leadership Academy []
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Angie Ford, 916-319-0780,
Fiscal Mosetta Peppers, 916-327-4407,
Division Educator Excellence & Equity Division , 916-445-7331 (phone), 916-319-0136 (fax)
Last Modified: March 2, 2020
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