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EWIG: Special Education Related Professional Development

Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

Assembly Bill 181, Section 124, allocates the Educator Workforce Investment Grant (EWIG): Special Education-Related Professional Development, $10 million dollars to further coordinate and support professional learning opportunities for educators across the state with a focus on universal design for learning to improve inclusive practices for all pupils, including pupils with disabilities, in general education settings.

Program Questions: Vicky Tucker, Education Programs Consultant, email:, phone: 916-322-4269

Downloading Questions: Nellie Amaro, Associate Governmental Programs Analyst, email:, phone: 916-327-3679

Document Description
Announcement Letter
Letter announcing the availability of funds for the Educator Workforce Investment Grant (EWIG): Special Education-Related Professional Development.
Request for Application (DOCX) Request for Application instructions for fiscal years 2023–25.
Webinar Registration External link opens in new window or tab. Technical Assistance webinar scheduled for February 15, 2023, 11 a.m.
Appeal Process Information on submitting an appeal.
Budget (XLSX) Fillable Excel spreadsheet for the budget.
EWIG: Special Education-Related Professional Development Online Application Online grant application is due on March 15, 2023, by 4 p.m.
Form B: Intent to Submit an Application (PDF) An Intent to Submit an Application form is required if the county office of education plans to apply. The form is due on February 28, 2023, by 4 p.m.
Technical Assistance Webinar PowerPoint Presentation (PPTX) PowerPoint presentation from the webinar hosted on February 15, 2023.
Frequently Asked Questions A list of questions received from potential applicants and answers regarding the EWIG for Special Education-Related Professional Development.


Certifications and Assurances

Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications
(Posted July-2022)

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).

Last Reviewed: Friday, February 24, 2023
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