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Regional County Office of Education English Learner Specialists Agreement

Funding Description

Pursuant to statutory requirements of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, reauthorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act, states are required to provide local educational agencies (LEAs) with technical assistance. Therefore, the California Department of Education provides funding for a Regional County Office of Education (COE) English Learner (EL) Specialist within each of the 11 California County Superintendents' regions for the purpose of guiding LEAs in the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs and services for English learners.


Eligible Applicants Other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Regional COE EL Specialists, from selected county offices of education will provide guidance to LEAs within the 11 California County Superintendents' regions, focused on implementing effective programs and services for English learners.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not Applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Title 20 United States Code sections 6824(a) and 6826(a)(b); Assembly Bill 214, Budget Item 6100-125-0890, Schedule 3, Provision 2.
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2021-22
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 4204 / 8290
Total Available $2,000,000
Recipient Amount Varies, see allocation formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula $.50 per English Learner + $717.176 per LEA + $1,000 per county within the region.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date November 15, 2021

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsResult-22: RELS Funding []
Other The 2021-22 award starts on July 1, 2021 and ends on September 30, 2022.


Program Technical Assistance and Monitoring Office, 916-319-0845
Fiscal Jennifer Cordova, 916-319-0258,
Division Multilingual Support Division, 916-319-0938 (phone), 916-319-0138 (fax)
Last Modified: January 10, 2024
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