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Improving Special Education Teacher Quality

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


Funding Description

Funding is provided to assist the California Department of Education (CDE) to implement No Child Left Behind (NCLB) monitoring, intervention, and sanction programs to oversee California’s compliance with federal teacher quality standards. The grantee works with alternative programs, Small Rural School Achievement (SRSA) programs, and special education to design and implement a multiple-subject (MS) High Objective Uniform State Standard Of Evaluation (HOUSSE) process for secondary teachers who teach multiple subjects.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Only one grantee has been designated as recipient: Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE), non-competitive grantee
Other Eligibility Considerations VCOE was selected due to: (1) Past successful performance on an expanded California Subjects Examination for Teachers: Multiple Subjects preparatory program to increase the pass rates for special education teachers; (2) Past design and piloting of a process for special education, independent study, or alternative educational settings candidates to utilize the HOUSSE process to demonstrate subject matter knowledge; and (3) Capacity to complete work by the legislative deadline.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority Budget Item 6110-001-0890, Schedule (1) Provision 40; Title II
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2004-05
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 5810 / 8290
Total Available $100,000
Recipient Amount $100,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date August 1, 2006
Expected Notification Date August 8, 2006

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other The Implementation/Action Plan is due by August 7, 2006. The grantee will (1) assist the CDE in the review of related federal guidance, research, MS HOUSSE processes in other states, and data collection needs; (2) develop a MS HOUSSE protocol with the involvement of a key stakeholder feedback group; (3) develop training materials and delivery of five regional trainings by September 30, 2006. All funds must be expended by September 30, 2006.

Contacts

Program Janet Canning, 916-327-4217, jcanning@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Beckie Robinson, 916-327-3530, brobinson@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division, 916-327-5233 (fax)
Last Modified: May 7, 2007
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