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21st Century California School Leadership Academy

Information regarding California's 21st Century California School Leadership Academy (21 CSLA).

California Education Code Section 44690(c)(1) directs the California Department of Education (CDE) and the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE) to select providers of high-quality professional learning for administrators and other school leaders. As part of the Statewide System of Support, these providers will ensure the availability of professional learning through the 21CSLA, free of charge, to local educational agencies that receive federal Title II funds on a statewide basis.

Information regarding the 21CSLA program is provided below. New information and guidance will be added as it becomes available. If you would like to be notified when new information is available, please join the CDE 21CSLA listserv by sending a blank email message to join-21csla@mlist.cde.ca.gov.


21CSLA Grantees

21CSLA State Center: The University of California (UC) Berkeley, Graduate School of Education in partnership with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), School of Education, UCLA Center X, the California Subject Matter Projects, and the seven 21CSLA Regional Academies provides resources, professional learning events, and archived events generated by the 21CSLA State Center. More information is available at 21CSLA State Center External link opens in new window or tab..

Alameda Regional Academy: The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education provides professional learning opportunities to educational leaders in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Solano counties. More information is available at Alameda Regional Academy External link opens in new window or tab..

Kern Regional Academy: The Los Angeles County Office of Education provides coaching, mentoring, and supports to educational leaders in Fresno, Kern, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties. More information is available at Kern Regional Academy External link opens in new window or tab..

Placer and Sacramento Regional Academy: The Sacramento County Office of Education provides professional learning opportunities to support leadership development to Sierra, Nevada, Placer, El Dorado, Amador, Alpine, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Yuba, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sutter, Colusa, and Yolo counties. More information is available at Placer and Sacramento Regional Academy External link opens in new window or tab..

Riverside and San Diego Regional Academy: The Los Angeles Education Partnership offers professional learning experiences to leadership teams in San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, San Diego, and Imperial counties. More information is available at Riverside and San Diego Regional Academy External link opens in new window or tab..

Sonoma Regional Academy: The Sonoma County Office of Education provides high-quality expanded professional development opportunities to Sonoma, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, and Napa counties. More information is available at Sonoma Regional Academy External link opens in new window or tab..

Shasta Regional Academy: Chico State Enterprises provides high-quality professional learning and support to school and teacher leaders in Del Norte, Siskiyou, Modoc, Humboldt, Trinity, Shasta, Lassen, Tehama, Plumas, Glenn, and Butte counties. More information is available at Shasta Regional Academy External link opens in new window or tab..

Tulare Regional Academy: The Madera County Superintendent of Schools supports educational leaders in Stanislaus, Mariposa, Mono, Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito, Merced, Madera, Kings, Tulare, and Inyo counties. More information is available at Tulare Regional Academy External link opens in new window or tab..

Program Authorization

Senate Bill 75 and the 2019–20 California State Budget: 21CSLA Excerpt
The 2019–20 California State Budget authorized $13.8 million ongoing federal funds to establish the 21CSLA.

Grant Award Process

21CSLA Grant Award Process
Information regarding California's 21CSLA grant award process, including the Request for Applications, Funding Results, and other resources.

Questions:   Teacher and Leader Policy Office | 21CSLA@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-7331
Last Reviewed: Monday, February 7, 2022
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