01-21-2014 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #30


Title
Consultant Agreement between Columbia Elementary and Learning-Focused

Discussion

Amy Brown, consultant from Learning-Focused, will present professional development training on Learning Focused Lessons.  Approximately 110 teachers from Columbia Elementary, Cape View Elementary and Sea Park Elementary will attend this training scheduled for the Professional Development Day on February 17, 2014.

This training will help teachers with increasing rigor, effective assignments and assessments, and prepare students to be successful with 21st Century Standards.  The workshop will provide a framework and instructional strategies that will make high expectations of learning for all students a reality.  Collaboration among the three schools that have similar school improvement focuses is a deliberate way to enhance the knowledge gained from the workshop.

The total cost of the agreement is $3,375.  Each school will be responsible for their cost based on how many teachers from the school attend.  The cost will be paid with Title I funds and staff development funds.



Recommendation
Approve the Consultant Agreement between Columbia Elementary and Learning-Focused to conduct professional development training for teachers from Columbia Elementary, Cape View Elementary, and Sea Park Elementary on February 17, 2014.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 12/10/2013
Consent after Information1/21/2014

Authority for Action
Board Policy 6540

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Special Revenue - Federal

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
13-14$3,375yes42221314140016400312000

Contact

Pamela Blount -- Principal, Columbia Elementary -- 321-676-1319

Mark W. Mullins -- South Area Superintendent -- 321-254-0340




Attachment:  Columbia and Learning-Focused Agreement 2-17-14.pdf