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SELPA Systems Improvement Leads

Funding Description

The California Department of Education, working in collaboration with the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence, is authorized to establish a process to select, subject to the approval of the Executive Director of the State Board of Education and in consultation with the Department of Finance, a special education local plan area (SELPA) or consortia of SELPAs to serve as Special Education Resource Leads to work with lead agencies selected pursuant to California Education Code (EC), sections 52073 and 52073.1, and other county offices of education to improve pupil outcomes as part of the statewide system of support.


Eligible Applicants Other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Applicants must be a SELPA and must partner up with up to three additional SELPAs to ensure statewide representation and meet specified requirements outlined in the Request for Application.
Other Eligibility Considerations Prior year recipients will continue to participate in the grant and will receive further funding.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not Applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not Applicable


Legal Authority Budget Item 6100-161-0001, Schedule 1, Provision 20; EC 52073.2, 2018 Statutes, Chapter 32, Section 76
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2022-23
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6545 / 8590
Total Available $6,000,000
Recipient Amount Each SELPA to receive up to $2,000,000 for a total of $6,000,000 for the partnership.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Each grantee receives up to two million dollars annually.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date August 15, 2022

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsSELPA Systems Improvement Leads Funding Results []
Other Unavailable


Program Samantha Roan, Education Programs Assistant, 916-327-3674,
Fiscal Julie Toy, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, 916-322-1767,
Division Special Education Division, 916-323-2409 (phone), 916-323-9781 (fax)
Last Modified: June 15, 2022
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