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Educator Workforce Investment Grant: Effective Language Acquisition Programs

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.


Funding Description

The Education Omnibus Budget Trailer Bill of 2022 (Assembly Bill 185), Section 54, provides $20 million, through the 2024-25 fiscal year, to support one or more competitive Educator Workforce Investment Grant (EWIG) for professional learning opportunities for teachers and paraprofessionals, including $10 million for qualified entities for developing and delivering professional learning opportunities which support the implementation of effective language acquisition programs for English learner (EL) students, which may include integrated language development within and across content areas, bilingual and biliterate proficiency, and building and strengthening capacity to implement the EL Roadmap Policy.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria County Offices of Education (COEs) and consortia of COEs must have demonstrated expertise in developing and providing high-quality professional learning to teachers and paraprofessionals in public schools (serving early learning, transitional kindergarten, kindergarten, and grades one to twelve, inclusive). Applicants must be able to deliver professional learning for teachers and paraprofessionals in the area of implementing effective language acquisition programs for English learners which may include: Integrated language development within and across content areas, development of bilingual and biliterate proficiency, and building and strengthening capacity to implement the EL Roadmap policy.
Other Eligibility Considerations Additional consideration will be given to COEs that have previously partnered with awardees from the EWIG Program, established pursuant to Section 84 of Chapter 51, Statutes of 2019, to develop professional learning opportunities.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority The Education Omnibus Budget Trailer Bill of 2022 (Assembly Bill 185), Section 54.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2023-24
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7810 / 8590
Total Available $10,000,000
Recipient Amount $2,500,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available April 10, 2023
Due Date May 12, 2023
Expected Notification Date July 17, 2023

Additional Information

Application RFA-23: EWIG ELAP [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r28/ewigelap23rfa.asp]
Background Educator Workforce Investment Grant Program [http://www.cde.ca.gov/pd/ps/ewig.asp]
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsResult-23: ELAP [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r28/ewigelap23result.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Language Policy and Leadership Office, LPLO@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Cristina Echols-Gollas, Division Support Office, cecholsgollas@cde.ca.gov
Division Multilingual Support Division
Last Modified: April 10, 2023
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