Financial assistance for coursework tuition or required testing will be covered if accepted to the Bilingual Teacher Professional Development Program Grant.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANT APPLICATION ARE LISTED BELOW:
Employed as a certificated employee in a local school district within the consortium.
Meet all requirements for the Bilingual Authorization set by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). For more information, refer to the CTC "Requirements for Bilingual Authorization". The Bilingual Authorization can be done through coursework, testing or a combination of courses and tests.https://www.ctc.ca.gov/docs/default-source/leaflets/cl628b.pdf?sfvrsn=cdfbf537_2 If accepted, completion of either coursework at an approved program OR passing scores on CSET Spanish Subtests III, IV, and V will be required.http://www.ctcexams.nesinc.com/TestView.aspx?f=HTML_FRAG/CA_CSET145_TestPage.html
Cal Poly SLO offers the coursework and a separate application is required and due April 30, 2018 as well. Two cohorts of 20 students will start in Fall 2018 for the Bilingual Authorization Program at Cal Poly. https://soe.calpoly.edu/content/biauth
To be considered for this grant opportunity, please complete this application.
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION FOR THE "Teach Bilingual CA" (BTPDP) GRANT is April 30, 2018.