Educator Effectiveness Block Grant

SANTA YNEZ VALLEY UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

EDUCATOR EFFECTIVENESS BLOCK GRANT EXPENDITURE PLAN

 

Estimated Allocation: $88,579.00

Resource Code: 6264

Funding distribution: 80% December 2016; 20% March 2016

Expenditure Timeline: September 2015 through June 2018 

Background: 

The 2015 Budget Act included $490 million dollars in one-time funds allocated to the Educator Effectiveness Block Grant for LEAs. Funds were distributed in an equal amount per certificated FTE as calculated by the Superintendent of Public Instruction using data submitted in CALPADS for the 2014-15 fiscal year per Assembly Bill 104, Section 58 (Ch.13/2015) as amended by SB 103, Sec. 8 (Ch. 324/ 2015). School districts, county offices of education and charter schools received approximately $1,466 per certificated FTE. 

Funding Stipulations: 

Educator Effectiveness Funds may be used to support the professional development of certificated teachers, administrators, and paraprofessional educators. Funds can be expended in the following areas: 

  1. Beginning Teacher and Administrator Support - Support and mentoring including, but not limited to, programs to meet new teacher and administrator ability to teach or lead effectively and to meet induction requirements adopted by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  1. Professional Improvement - Professional development, coaching, and support for teachers identified as needing improvement or additional support by local education agencies.
  1. Content Standards - Professional Development for teacher, para-educators, and administrators aligned to state adopted content standards.
  1. Coaching and Training - To promote educator quality and success, including, but not limited to, professional development for administrators on mentoring and coaching certificated staff to support effective teaching and learning.

As a condition of receiving Educator Effectiveness funds, the Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District is required to: 

  1. Develop and adopt a plan detailing how the Educator Effectiveness Funds will be spent. The plan must be explained in a public meeting of the governing board before its adoption at a subsequent public meeting.
  2. On or before July 1, 2018, submit a detailed expenditure report to the California Department of Education.

Expenditure Plan Details 

2015/2016 

Beginning Fund Balance = $88,579.00

No Expenditures

Ending Fund Balance = $88,579.00 

2016/2017 

Beginning Fund Balance = $88,579.00 

  1. Beginning Teacher and Administrator Support = $0.00
  2. Professional Improvement = $0.00
  3. Content Standards = Materials and Supplies = $27.71; Travel & Conferences = $25,644.49
  4. Coaching & Training Professional Services = $641.57

Ending Fund Balance = $62,265.23 

2017/2018 

Beginning Fund Balance = $62,265.23 

  1. Beginning Teacher and Administrator Support = $0.00
  2. Professional Improvement = $0.00
  3. Content Standards = Materials and Supplies = $2,000.00, Travel & Conferences = $26,905.34, Salaries & Benefits = $28,359.89
  4. Coaching & Training Professional Services = $5,000.00

Ending Fund Balance = $0.00

For more information on the Educator Effectiveness block grant please visit www.cde.ca.gov