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Early Education Teacher Development Grant


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

Early Education Teacher Development Grant is funded in combination with the California Prekindergarten Planning and Implementation Grant. The entirety of the California Prekindergarten Planning and Implementation Grant Program was established as a state initiative with the goal of expanding access to classroom-based prekindergarten programs at local educational agencies (LEAs) and planning for the increased number of teachers needed to fully implement Universal Prekindergarten.

Program Questions: Alana Pinsler, email: UPKWorkforceRFA@cde.ca.gov

Downloading Questions: Email: UPKWorkforceRFA@cde.ca.gov

Document Description
Request for Applications (Snap Survey)
[Note: Link is no longer available]
The Early Education Teacher Development Grant Request for Application (RFA) is intended for local educational agencies, including school districts, charter schools, and county offices of education. Eligible applicants may apply and submit the RFA by 5:00PM on Friday, May 27, 2022.
Overview and Instructions (DOCX) Instructions and forms for completing the Early Education Teacher Development Grant RFA.

Attachment 1 (PDF)

Attachment 2 (XLSX)

Letter of Intent (LOI) is required if the local educational agency intends to submit an application and was due February 2, 2022. We are no longer accepting LOIs at this time.

Budget Narrative (DOCX)

Budget Summary (XLSX)

Budget documents to be submitted with the application.
Webinar Presentation (PPTX) PowerPoint presentation from the Early Education Teacher Development Grant: Request for Application Technical Assistance Webinar from the California Department of Education on April 14, 2022.
Webinar Recording External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 59:59) Recorded webinar from the Early Education Teacher Development Grant: Request for Application Technical Assistance Webinar from the California Department of Education on April 14, 2022.
Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding the Early Education Teacher Development Grant.
Erratum 1 Erratum 1 for the Early Education Teacher Development Grant RFA.

Request for Appeal
Information

The CDE must receive any request for appeal no later than August 1, 2022, by 5:00 p.m.
Appellants must submit appeal letters to the CDE electronically via email to UPKWorkforceRFA@cde.ca.gov.

Appeals are limited to addressing how the CDE failed to correctly apply the standards for reviewing the application as specified in the RFA. Additional information will not be accepted. Missing or incomplete documentation of the required elements cannot be the basis for an appeal. Late appeals will not be considered.

Within 10 business days of the receipt of the appeal letter, the CDE will notify appellants of the results of their appeal. The CDE will notify appellants of their appeal. The CDE's decision is the final administrative action afforded by the appeal.

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description
General Assurances & Certifications

Required as a condition prior to receiving funds. Applicants will need to download, read, and file the General Assurances and Certifications document in their school files. This document is to be kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits.

Last Reviewed: Wednesday, July 20, 2022
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