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SELPA Systems Improvement Leads


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

The California Department of Education, working in collaboration with the California Collaborative for Education Excellence, is authorized to establish a process to select, subject to the approval of the Executive Director of the State Board of Education and in consultation with the Department of Finance, Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) or consortia of SELPAs to serve as Special Education Resource Leads to work with lead agencies selected pursuant to Education Code Section (ECS) 52073 and 52073.1, and other county offices of education to improve pupil outcomes as part of the statewide system of support.

Program Questions: Heather Carlson, Associate Director, e-mail: hcarlson@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-445-4602

Downloading Questions: Heather Carlson, Special Education Division, e-mail: hcarlson@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-445-4602

Document Description
Attachment A (PDF)
Information for the Special Education Local Plan Area Systems Improvement Leads Project for Fiscal Year 2018-19.
Request for Application (PDF) Instructions and forms for completing the Special Education Local Plan Area Systems Improvement Leads Request for Application.

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications
(Posted April-2015)

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, September 14, 2018
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