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California Special Education Technical Assistance Network

Funding Description

Authorization is provided by Senate Bill No. 129, Support of State Department of Education, in the amount of $1,000,000 federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding made available on a one-time basis. The funding will be used to develop a technical assistance hub (TA Hub) to support local educational agencies (LEAs) including, districts; charter LEAs; county offices of education (COEs); and special education local plan areas (SELPAs); with assessing and addressing learning and service needs deficits experienced by students with disabilities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic during the 2021-22 fiscal year. The TA Hub will include current and relevant tools and resources, to be made available to all LEAs, for the specific purpose of ensuring high quality education programs for students with disabilities.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria This is a one-time grant. Selected grantees will demonstrate the ability to provide a technical assistance and support hub to LEAs including districts, charter LEAs, COEs, and SELPAs, throughout California.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Senate Bill 129, Item 6100-001-0890 of Section 2, Provision 42 (Chapter 69)
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2021-22
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 5810 / 8182
Total Available $1,000,000
Recipient Amount $500,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The California Department of Education (CDE) receives funding under three provisions of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. The California Legislature and Governor provide guidelines for these funds through the annual State Budget Act.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date January 14, 2022

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsCA Special Education Technical Assistance Network []
Other Funding is restricted to the selected grantees within the State of California that serve students in grades K through 12.


Program Shari Presnall, Education Programs Consultant, 916-445-7474,
Fiscal Nellie Amaro, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, 916-327-3679,
Division Special Education Division, 916-323-2409 (phone), 916-323-9781 (fax)
Last Modified: January 7, 2022
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