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Innovation Program Application Available Now

Posted on 06/03/2008

The California Department of Education (CDE), Adult Education Office (AEO) invites adult schools to apply to offer an Innovation and Alternative Instructional Delivery Program for 2008-09. The Innovation and Alternative Instructional Delivery Application for 2008-09 is now available. School districts approved under California Education Code Section 52522, may use up to five percent of their block entitlement for implementation of an Alternative Instructional Delivery Program to address the instructional needs of adults by providing distance learning using video or other communication technologies.

Agencies applying for the first time must submit their application by June 30, 2008, and should call CDE at 916-322-2175 before going to the Web site, in order to receive authorization to get started with the application. Continuing agencies must submit their 2008-09 application by September 15, 2008. In addition to the online application, instructions are available for submitting the required signed hard copies.

The annual program evaluation, required from continuing agencies, is not yet available online but will be by the end of June, and will be due September 15, 2008.