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Educator Workforce Investment Grant: Effective Language Acquisition Programs

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

The Education Omnibus Budget Trailer Bill of 2022 (Assembly Bill 185), Section 54, provides $20 million, through the 2024-25 fiscal year, to support one or more competitive Educator Workforce Investment Grant (EWIG) for professional learning opportunities for teachers and paraprofessionals, including $10 million for qualified entities for developing and delivering professional learning opportunities which support the implementation of effective language acquisition programs for English learner (EL) students, which may include integrated language development within and across content areas, bilingual and biliterate proficiency, and building and strengthening capacity to implement the EL Roadmap Policy.

Program Questions: Language Policy and Leadership Office, email:

Downloading Questions: Jennifer Cordova, Division Support Office, email:

General Information

Document Description
Request for Application (RFA) (DOCX)
Grant information and application instructions.
Eligibility and Funding Eligibility, funding amounts, important dates, and contacts.
EWIG Program: Effective Language Acquisition Programs Grant Application is closed.
Application Budget (XLSX) Fillable spreadsheet for the budget portion of the application.
EWIG Program: Effective Language Acquisition Programs Grant Webinar (PPTX) Technical Assistance Webinar slides with notes.
Appeal Appeal period is closed.

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications

Required as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants that participate in the Consolidated Application and Reporting System must download and keep a copy on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits. Applicants do not sign and return with the application. Program-specific assurances are listed separately on the RFA.

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, January 10, 2024
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