San Bernardino, CA – In a joint submission with two other county offices of education, the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools has been awarded a grant for $533,798 by the California Department of Education for inclusive early learning and care of students.
The grant, which will be shared with the offices of education in Mono and Inyo counties, will be used to increase enrollment in early learning and care programs for children with disabilities and other exceptional needs.
“This funding will help provide for greater opportunities for access to quality early educational programs for students with disabilities in San Bernardino County,” County Superintendent Ted Alejandre said.
San Bernardino County has been allocated $520,727 of the grant. Inyo County will receive $7,897, and Mono County will receive $5,174.
The grant is for one year.
For more information about the state’s inclusive early learning and care program, visit the California Department of Education’s website at the following link: https://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r2/ielccp1819rfa.asp