02-09-2010 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #21


Title
Contracted Services Agreement between University Park Elementary and New Hope Educational Services

Discussion

Nicholas W. Smith from New Hope Educational Services will present this one-day training for University Park Elementary School teachers to provide strategies for identifying and managing disruptive classroom behaviors.  This presentation will take place at University Park Elementary on February 15, 2010, which is the District Professional Development Day.

The participants will include 47 instructional staff members from Pre-K through 6th grade, ESE, guidance and activity teachers at University Park Elementary.  Each participant will receive a Teacher Handbook which includes comprehensive strategies for classroom behavioral management.

The cost of the presentation is $2,000 and will be paid by Title I staff development funds.

Teachers will implement presented strategies in the classroom to reduce loss of instructional time.  Administrators will conduct Classroom Walk-throughs to evaluate the effectiveness of the program.



Recommendation
Approve the Contracted Services Agreement between University Park Elementary School and New Home Educational Services for the one-day classroom behavioral management training on February 15, 2010.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 1/19/2010
Consent after Information2/9/2010

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
09-10$2,000yes42220514100016400312000

Contact

Pamela Blount, Acting Principal, University Park Elementary -- 723-2566

Cyndi Van Meter, Area I Superintendent -- 254-0340




Attachment:  University Park Elem 2-15-10.pdf