02-10-2015 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #26


Title
Field Trip - Cocoa High School FIRST Robotics - FIRST Buckeye Regional in Cleveland, OH

Discussion

The Cocoa High Robotics Team consisting of approximately 12-18 students and three (3) chaperones is planning to attend the FIRST Buckeye Regional in Cleveland, OH from March 24 through March 29, 2015.  The three adult chaperones (both male and female) are a current Brevard Public Schools employee, an engineer mentor from NASA Launch Services and an advanced level volunteer with BPS who are properly fingerprinted with the district.  The team will travel by plane and will be staying at a FIRST authorized hotel closest to the event.  Students will either walk or use rental vans to get to and from the hotel and Cleveland State University.  No School days will be missed.

The trip will be funded by various fundraisers and business partners including NASA Launch Services, QuinetiQ Corporation and Brevard Public Schools.  THERE WILL BE NO COST TO THE DISTRICT.



Recommendation
Approve the request for the Cocoa High Robotics Team, approximately 12-18 students and three (3)  chaperones, to attend the FIRST Buckeye Regional in Cleveland, OH March 24-29, 2015.  The students will not miss school.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 1/20/2015
Consent after Information2/10/2015

Authority for Action
Procedures and Criteria for Field Trips

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Other Sources

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
201540,000yes80011214180209800330000
20156,000yes10011210018755100332103

Contact
Dr. Stephanie Soliven, Principal - 632-5300
K. Jane Cline, Central Area Superintendent - 633-1000, ext. 411


Attachment:  CHS Robotics Cleveland OH.pdf