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New Grant opportunity for classified and certificated employees working in
consortium districts – Funding for your EPIC education
Educator Preparation Programs would like to share with you a new grant opportunity for Classified and Certificated Employees, called the Earn One Add One grant. The Earn One Add One grant is a local solution grant to address the shortage of Special Education Teachers. The grant award is $2 million dollars a year for the next four years. The purpose of this grant is to increase the number of credentialed Special Education teachers in Santa Clara County (SCC). The Educator Preparation Programs (EPP), through Santa Clara County Office of Education is partnering with 20 school districts, San Jose State University, The East Side Alliance, Silicon Valley Education Foundation and New Teacher Center.
Through the consortium of 20 districts and partners the grant proposes to support 500 unduplicated teachers in obtaining an Education Specialist credential over the next four years in one of the following areas: Mild to Moderate, Moderate to Severe, Early Childhood Special Education and Education Specialist Induction, through our EPIC program.
Attend one of our upcoming informational meetings to learn more about this amazing grant opportunity. Questions about the Earn One Add One grant? Call 408-453-4259
To learn more about Earn One Add One (E1A1), please see our facts page
For required documents, please see the E1A1 application checklist.
E1A1 Application Checklist
Appplicants interested in applying for the E1A1 grant must use our Letter of Intent template.
E1A1 Letter of Intent Template
Please upload all documents to our enrollment portal Caesar.
To apply: https://caesar.sccoe.org/
For questions regarding the Earn One Add One grant, please contact:
Program Coordinator/Student Adviser