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Preschool Staff Development

Funding Description

Preschool Staff Development funds provide for preschool staff development opportunities for personnel working in preschool programs that serve children with disabilities, ages three through five.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria All Special Education Local Plan Areas (SELPAs) that serve preschool-age children with disabilities are eligible.
Other Eligibility Considerations Local educational agencies must have an approved SELPA Local Plan on file with the California Department of Education, Special Education Division.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) 3, 4, 5, Preschool


Legal Authority Budget item 6100-161-0890, schedule 3 Provision 3; Federal Preschool Grant Program (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B of Section 619)
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2021-22
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3345 / 8182
Total Available $300,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The minimum grant per SELPA is $1,000. The funds are disseminated on a pro rata basis based on the prior year December pupil count, ages three through five, preschoolers.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date December 30, 2021

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsPreschool Staff Development []
Other Unavailable


Program Annie Baccay, Education Programs Consultant, 916-322-3048,
Fiscal Timothy Nash, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, 916-319-0465,
Division Special Education Division, 916-327-0878 (phone), 916-327-3553 (fax)
Last Modified: November 12, 2021
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