Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 4/22/2013 - 7:30 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: 9.17 (Item #19) Workforce Investment Act, Title II: Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, Section 231 and the English Literacy and Civics Education (EL Civics) supplemental funding
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Summary: Mt. Diablo Adult Education (Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, GED, Adults with Disabilities and ESL) requests authorization to apply for a one year grant under Section 231 and EL Civics Education. The grant is intended to support instruction of students, the purchase of supplementary instructional materials and supplies, provide additional services to expand support(s) for scheduling and the management of classes, expand class locations and transportation, and provide additional staff development and childcare for children of adults attending classes under Section 231 and EL Civics Education.
Funding: California Department of Education 2013-2014 Workforce Investment Act, Title II: Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, Section 231 and EL Civics.
Fiscal Impact There is no impact on the General Fund. This grant would bring approximately $500,000 to $600,000 in revenue (based on benchmark achievement and availability of federal funds) to Mt. Diablo Adult Education’s ESL, Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, GED and Adults with Disabilities programs to carry out grant specifications.
Recommendation: Authorize Adult Education to apply for Section 231 and EL Civics Grant funds for the 2013-2014 school year.
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Signed By:
Joanne Durkee - Board Member
Signed By:
Rose Lock - Assistant Superintendent of Middle
Signed By:
Bryan Richards - Chief Financial Officer
Signed By:
Steven Lawrence - Superintendent