Early Education Teacher Development Grant 2021-22

Portal ID:
64539
Status:
Active
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
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Details

Purpose:

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

Description:

Local education agencies (e.g., School Districts, Charter Schools, and County Offices of Education) must submit a successful request for application (RFA) describing how the LEA will both increase the number of early educators available to serve in the California State Preschool Program (CSPP) and Transitional Kindergarten (TK), and increase specific competencies for early educators within CSPP, TK, or Kindergarten (K) programs. Applicants must submit a letter of intent (LOI) to be eligible to apply for funding.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public Agency

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.   

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
Ongoing
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
Unavailable
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
July 2022-June 2026

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$107,701,351
A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Yes ( see Description for details )
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State
The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Advances & Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
Early Education Division, 1-916-319-0716, EarlyEducatorGrant@cde.ca.gov