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Special Education: Mental Health Services (State)


Funding Description

Funds are apportioned to special education local plan areas (SELPAs) based on average daily attendance (ADA). They are used to support all mental health-related services to students with or without an individualized education program pursuant to the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and as described in the California Education Code sections 56363 and 56836.07.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Funds must be used to support all mental health-related services to students with or without an individualized education program.
Other Eligibility Considerations Local educational agencies must have an approved SELPA Local Plan on file with the California Department of Education.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority California Education Code Section 56836.07; Budget item 6100-161-0001(14)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2022-23
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6546 / 8590
Total Available $422,334,000
Recipient Amount Statewide SELPAs rate: $71.5833553563 per ADA;

LA Court School rate: $0.5272775220 per ADA

Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funds for each SELPA are based on ADA reported for the 2019-20 Second Principal Apportionment multiplied by a rate per ADA. An adjustment is made to the rate per ADA, consistent with existing law, for the Los Angeles Juvenile Court and Community School SELPA.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date February 17, 2023

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Mental Health Services [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/se/sep1appnform04.asp]
Other Principal Apportionment amounts are calculated three times for each fiscal year. The First Principal Apportionment (P-1) is certified by February 20th, the Second Principal Apportionment (P-2) is certified by June 25th and the Annual calculation is certified by February 20th of the following year (with that year's P-1 certification).

Contacts

Program Monica Pecarovich, 916-327-3535, mpecarovich@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Tami Lam, 916-322-4664, tlam@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-324-4541
Last Modified: October 4, 2022
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