General Information

  • About the Grant
  • Authorizing Legislation
  • Announcement of Grant Awards
    The Commission is pleased to announce its intent to fund 41 LEAS for the Local Solutions to the Shortage of Special Education Teachers Grant. This funding will support LEAs to implement local solutions to recruit, prepare, develop support systems for, and retain special education teachers. Funding letters will be sent to grant recipients by early January 2019.

Commission Agenda Items

Update on the Local Solutions to the Shortage of Special Education Teachers Grant Programs


Agenda Item 2D - September 2021

The Educator Preparation Committee presented item 2D at the September 30, 2021 Commission meeting.  This agenda item presents an update on the Local Solutions to the Shortage of Special Education Teachers grant program, one of four grant programs administered by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, and provides the data collected for Year Two (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021) of the Local Solutions grant program.  

Agenda Item 2D – October 2020

The Educator Preparation Committee presented item 2D at the October 8, 2020 Commission meeting.  This agenda item presents an update on the Local Solutions to the Shortage of Special Education Teachers grant program, one of five grant programs administered by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing and provides the first round of data collected for Year One of the Local Solutions grant program.

Update on State-Funded Grant Programs

Agenda 4E – April 2019
The Educator Preparation Committee presented item 4E at the April 2019 Commission meeting.  This agenda item presents an update on two state-funded grants administered by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing: The Local Solutions to the Shortage of Special Education Teachers Grant Program and the Teacher Residency Grant Programs – Capacity, Expansion, and Residency.

Update on State-Funded Grant Programs

Agenda Item 3B – November 2018
The Educator Preparation Committee presented item 3B at the November 2018 Commission meeting.  This agenda item presents an update on five state-funded grant programs: The California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program; The Integrated Undergraduate Teacher Preparation Program; The California Center on Teaching Careers; The Teacher Residency Grant Programs (Capacity, Expansion, and Residency); and the Local Solutions to the Shortage of Special Education Teachers Grant Program


Updated September 30, 2021