02-10-2015 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #28


Title
Consultant Agreement - Ocean Breeze Elementary - Dr. Chew

Discussion

Dr. Larry Chew, consultant and professor at the University of Central Florida, will present professional development training focused on inquiry based lessons.  Through a framework of instructional strategies supporting a culture of inquiry, this training will help teachers with increasing rigor, effective classroom lessons based on standards, and increasing self-efficacy.  The training will take place on February 16, 2015 at Ocean Breeze Elementary School, in partnership with Holland and Dr. W. J. Creel Elementary Schools.  The total cost of the workshop is $1000.00.  Each school will be responsible for one-third of the cost.



Recommendation

Approve the consultant agreement in the amount of $1000 for Ocean Breeze Elementary School to sponsor Dr. Larry Chew on the district professional development day:  February 16, 2015.



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

Authority for Action
Board Policy 6540

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Operating - Other

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
15615.00yes10060710010026400312000
15385.00yes10060710010026400312000

Contact
Laurie Hering, Principal: 779-2040 
K. Jane Cline, Central Area Superintendent:  633-1000, ext. 411


Attachment:  L. Chew Resume.pdf
Attachment:  Ocean Breeze consultant - Dr Chew.pdf