Literacy Coaches and Reading Specialists

Portal ID:
16178
Status:
Forecasted
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
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Categories:

Details

Purpose:

The goal of this grant will be to develop and provide training for educators to become literacy coaches and reading and literacy specialists and provide support for the local educational agencies that receive the allocation in Assembly Bill 181, Section 137 (Chapter 52, Statutes of 2022) and to provide support in meeting the State Superintendent of Public Instruction’s goal of all California students reading by third grade by 2026.

Description:

The California Department of Education (CDE) invites county offices of education (COEs), or consortia of COEs, to apply for funding through the Literacy Coaches and Reading Specialists (LCRS) grant program to develop and provide training for educators to become literacy coaches and reading and literacy specialists to further the State Superintendent of Public Instruction’s (SSPI’s) goal of all California students reading by third grade by 2026.

The duration of the project will be from April 2023 through March 31, 2027. The successful applicants must be able to demonstrate that their proposed project is evidence-based, conceptually clear, technically feasible, and leads or contributes to a culture of continuous improvement after the grant period.

To be eligible for this funding opportunity, LEAs must submit an application for this Request for Applications (RFA) by the deadline posted on the LCRS web page at https://www.cde.ca.gov/pd/ps/lcrsprogram.asp. The application must be signed by individuals with authority to submit applications for funding on behalf of the institution or agency.

For questions, please email Jennifer Howerter at PLIO@cde.ca.gov. 

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public Agency

COE, or consortium of COEs

Important Dates

The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
02/17/2023
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
04/2023-03/2027
Anticipated Open Date
12/19/2022

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$25,000,000
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.
1
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.
$25,000,000
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
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

Funding Source Notes:

This grant program is authorized by Assembly Bill 181, Section 137 (Chapter 52, Statutes of 2022).

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)