c. 3. Describe current slot imbalances and proposed steps to correct inequities to achieve equitable distribution.
SCSEP staff counsel sub-grantees monthly as to the status of the variance and provide technical assistance to ensure that the sub-grantee will serve the number of authorized positions per county by the end of the program year. SCSEP staff confers with sub-grantees on issues related to service such as: recruiting new host agencies; conducting outreach to attract applicants to the program; and figuring out program operations issues that may be impacting enrollment of new participants.
SCSEP staff look to review both the total variance as well as the “snapshot variance” taken from SPARQ at the end of each quarter.