CDE Resources

Overview

CDE Resources

As a service to the field, CAN provides regular updates and messages from the California Department of Education (CDE). Currently many of these messages are from the Expanded Learning Division (EXLD) but occasionally may include other relevant content from other divisions and offices of CDE.

**Access the newly revised Expanded Learning webpage for the following information:

  • Funding Opportunities
  • Quality Standards and Continuous Quality Improvement
  • Statewide System of Support
  • Laws and Policy
  • Reporting and Forms
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Advisory Committee
  • Recognition
  • Additional Resources
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Important CDE Updates
October, 2019

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*NEW Expanded Learning Web Pages

The Expanded Learning web pages (formerly called Before and After School web pages) have been recently redesigned to include eight major categories! Please be advised that as the result of these changes, almost all of the existing hyperlinks have changed. Head on over to the CDE website to access updated content today!

Important Dates

Tuesday, October 15: Summer Literacy Expenditure Report Due

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Important CDE Updates
September, 2019

Friday, September 13: Policy Committee Applications Due

  • The Policy Committee of the Expanded Learning Division is currently looking to recruit new members. The purpose of the Policy Committee is to help clarify policies to support quality programs. To learn more, or apply, click here.

Friday, September 20: Annual Outcome Based Data for Evaluation Due

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Important CDE Updates
August, 2019

Thursday, August 15: Attendance and Expenditure Revisions Due

  • All grantees have until August 15 to submit FY 18-19 expenditure and attendance revisions to their fiscal analyst. For more information, contact your Regional Analyst.

Friday, September 20: Annual Outcome Based Data for Evaluation Due

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Important CDE Updates
July, 2019

Check out key upcoming deadlines from the CDE-EXLD for Attendance Relief Requests/Professional Development Days forms, Expenditure Reports, Attendance Reports, and Annual Outcome Based Data for Evaluations.

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Grant Reduction Process: ASES, 21st CCLC, and ASES Programs

This post contains information on the grant reduction process for the After School Education and Safety, 21st Century Community Learning Centers, and 21st Century High School After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) Programs. 

A grant reduction process is required by the California Education Code (EC) sections 8483.7 and 8483.76, effective July 1, 2019.  Attached to this post is the Grant Award Reduction Process with examples. 

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Important California Department of Education Updates

Happy New Year! 

As a service to the field, CAN provides regular updates and messages from the California Department of Education (CDE). Currently many of these messages are from the Expanded Learning Division (EXLD) but occasionally may include other relevant content from other divisions and offices of CDE.

Past messages can be found under the Messages from the CDE webpage.

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21st CCLC and ASSETs Informational Webinar

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The Expanded Learning Division (EXLD) of the California Department of Education (CDE) is pleased to announce the release of two webinars to provide additional support and resource tools for applicants applying for 21st Century Elementary/Middle Schools and 21st Century ASSETs funding. Access the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st  CCLC) Elementary/Middle webinar here. Access the After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) webinar here. A login or registration to view the webinar is not required. Closed captioning is available.

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ASES Universal RFA Released

The Expanded Learning Division (EXLD) of the California Department of Education (CDE) is pleased to announce the release of the After School Education and Safety (ASES) Universal Program Request for Applications (RFA) for funding beginning in the 2018–19 state fiscal year. The ASES Universal RFA is for new program sites or for current grantees that wish to apply for increased funding amounts. The final filing date for the ASES Universal application is February 28, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.

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Check out the Latest Quality Standards Video from CDE

The California Department of Education – Expanded Learning Division has released the fifth video in a series of videos highlighting the Quality Standards in Action. The purpose of these videos is to serve as a resource to support implementation of the Quality Standards for Expanded Learning in California. This video highlights programs who are implementing the Healthy Choices and Behaviors standard.

Check out the Healthy Choices and Behaviors Video

For more information and to see all the videos released go to http://www.caexpandedlearning.com

CAN Newsletter

Apply Now for Your 21st CCLC Grant

The Expanded Learning Division of the California Department of Education has released the Request for Applications (RFAs) for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Program and After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) Program for funding beginning in the 2018-19 state fiscal year.

You can find the RFAs for both programs here: https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/ba/cp/funding.asp

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Annual Outcomes Reporting Due Date Extension for Grantees Affected by Fire
A message from the California Department of Education's Expanded Learning Division

Due to the wildfires burning throughout California, the Expanded Learning Division (EXLD) is extending its deadline for the Annual Outcome-Based Data Report to October 27, 2017, for grantees in the following counties: Alameda, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Fresno, Kern, Lake, Los Angeles, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Solano, Sonoma, Sutter, and Yuba.

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Updated Template for LCAP is Now Available

The California Department of Education provides regular updates regarding the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) through the LCFF web page and listserv. Recently, updates have been posted to the web page regarding the adoption of the LCAP template by the State Board of Education (SBE) as part of the Permanent Regulations. For more information, subscribe to the LCFF listserv by sending a “blank” message to: join-LCFF-list@mlist.cde.ca.gov and check out the CDE Local Control Funding Formula web page.

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Defining Equity Work Group Call for Applicants: Applications Available Now
A Message from the CDE

Building upon the work of the Grants Administration and Policy Strategic Implementation Team of the California Expanded Learning Strategic Planning Process and their vision to develop and implement a collaborative process for review and gather feedback on state (ASES) and federal (21st CCLC) equitable funding distribution processes, the Defining Equity Work Group will focus on defining equity in grant eligibility and award distribution for state ASES and federal 21st CCLC programs.