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Request for Applications

Bilingual Teacher Professional Development Program


Due: Monday, April 15, 2024

The Bilingual Teacher Professional Development Program (BTPDP) is a competitive grant program awarded to eligible local educational agencies to support professional development services for teachers and paraprofessionals. The purpose of the BTPDP is to increase the number of bilingual teachers in multiple languages to staff bilingual classrooms. Professional learning opportunities shall include teachers and paraprofessionals who meet specific eligibility criteria as specified in California Education Code Section 52202(c).

Program Questions: Gina Garcia-Smith, email: GGarciaSmith@cde.ca.gov, phone: 916-319-0265

Downloading Questions: Joy Kessel, email: jkessel@cde.ca.gov, phone: 916-319-0600

Document Description
Request for Application (RFA) (DOCX)
Grant information and application instructions.
Budget (XLSX) Fillable Excel form for the budget.
BTPDP Announcement Letter Letter announcing the release of the RFA.
BTPDP Online Application Please see RFA for instructions.
BTPDP Application Technical Assistance Webinar Slides (PPTX) Application webinar slides.

Program Timeline*

*Timeline subject to change. Refer to this web page for the most up-to-date timeline.

Activity Date
RFA Release Week of March 11, 2024
Application Technical Assistance Webinar March 20, 2024, 1–2:30 p.m.
Application due to the California Department of Education (CDE) April 15, 2024, by 4 p.m.
Intent to Award posted Week of May 6, 2024
Last day for appeals to be received by the CDE One week after the Intent to Award is posted
Final Awards posted Week of May 27, 2024
Certifications and Assurances
Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications

Required as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants do not need to sign and return them with the application; they must be downloaded and kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits. Applicants that participate in the Consolidated Application - ConApp - should have a copy on file and do not need another copy. Program-specific assurances are not included here and are listed separately on the RFA.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, March 21, 2024
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