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WorkAbility I Statewide Elementary School Connection Grant


Funding Description

The WorkAbility I (WAI) Statewide Elementary School Connection Grant will provide a comprehensive secondary transition professional development for local educational agencies that will include, but not limited to tools resources for student and parent planning for secondary transition services, career exploration and planning, self-advocacy and independent living, student-centered planning, and coordination of pre-employment transition services with parents, family, and multiple agencies including the Family Empowerment Centers, for elementary school students in special education who are making the transition from elementary school to junior high school.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria These one-time grant funds are unspent WAI funds. Funds will be awarded to two WAI grantees in good standing who have the capacity to provide professional development, resources and tools, for local education agencies (LEAs) to build capacity to connect secondary transition programs to elementary school students and families sooner to better prepare them for college, career, and life success. Grantee was selected through a supplemental application based on their ability to develop high quality, evidence-based resources to support improvement in local educational agency systems and practices.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority Budget Item 6100-161-0001, Schedule (1), Provision 3
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2022-23
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6520 / 8590
Total Available $185,790
Recipient Amount Varies
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date February 1, 2023

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Local Educational Agency Grants [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#pca23011wai]
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsWAI Statewide Elementary School Connection Grant [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r18/waisesc22result.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program WorkAbility I Team, workability1@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal WorkAbility I Team, workability1@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division, 916-327-0878 (phone), 916-327-3553 (fax)
Last Modified: November 7, 2022
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