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2021 Educator Workforce Investment Grant Program: Computer Science

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


Funding Description

The Budget Act of 2021, Item 6100-195-0001, provides $5 million on a one-time basis to establish the Educator Workforce Investment Grant (EWIG) Program: Computer Science (CS). The selected grantee will become an important member of the Statewide System of Support, providing targeted support focused on strategies for providing high-quality CS instruction learning experiences aligned to California CS Content Standards developed pursuant to Education Code Section 60605.4. Grant period: March 3, 2022 through March 29, 2024.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations
Required Eligibility Criteria Lead applicants must be an institution of higher education or a nonprofit organization with demonstrated expertise in developing and providing professional learning to teachers and paraprofessionals in public schools serving kindergarten and grades one to twelve, inclusive. Applicants must be able to demonstrate knowledge and capacity to implement the California CS Content Standards in a manner that aligns with the Statewide System of Support.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority The Budget Act of 2021, Item 6100-195-0001
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2021-22
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes N/A / N/A
Total Available $5,000,000
Recipient Amount Maximum award of $5,000,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available October 25, 2021
Due Date December 17, 2021
Expected Notification Date February 10, 2022

Additional Information

Application Request for Applications [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r12/csewig21rfa.asp]
Background Educator Workforce Investment Grant Program [http://www.cde.ca.gov/pd/ps/ewig.asp]
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Emily Oliva, PLSMO@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Alyssa Khan, PLSMO@cde.ca.gov
Division Educator Excellence & Equity Division, 916-323-5847 (phone), 916-323-2833 (fax)
Last Modified: October 25, 2021
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