Request for Applications
Specialized Secondary Programs (SSP) Grant 2024-25
Due: Wednesday, May 29, 2024
The Specialized Secondary Programs (SSP) provides start-up funds for the establishment of a new specialized program or school, to provide advanced instruction and training in high technology fields and in the performing arts, for students in grades nine through twelve in high schools. The Legislature intends for SSP to benefit the state economy by having programs located in close proximity to areas in which these industries are located. Funding is available for planning and implementing new programs.
Program Questions: Charlene Cowan, email: email@example.com, phone: 916-319-0388
Downloading Questions: Sarah Barnett, High School Innovations and Initiatives Office, email: SSPrograms@cde.ca.gov
|Request for Applications and Guidance (DOCX)
|Instructions for completing the Specialized Secondary Programs planning grant request for applications. Includes Program Narrative Questions and guidance.
|Budget Worksheet: Attachment 1 (XLSX)
|Scoring Rubric: Attachment 2 (DOCX)
To Register for the SSP Cohort 11 Webinar scheduled for
Certifications and Assurances
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 should be listed separately on the Request for Application (RFA).