|02-12-2008 Regular School Board Meeting|
Agenda Item #26
F-16. Contracted Services Agreement Andersen Elementary School Dr. Diana Grabowski/Mobile Science Education
Dr. Diana Grabowski is a recognized science consultant, who has proven techniques to enhance student understanding of science concepts. She will provide two 3-hour sessions of Implementing the Sunshine State Standards in the Classroom Using Inquiry –Based Learning. Teachers in grades K-5 will be divided into grade level clusters: K-2 and 3-5. This workshop is intended to expand teachers’ ability to provide a higher quality of science instruction. The source of funding for this workshop is from the School Advisory Council (SAC) funds. This training will address specific goals of our School Improvement Plan. Follow-up activities will include incorporation of strategies gained from the professional development activities into teachers’ lesson planning. Science benchmark and FCAT test scores will be used to measure the effectiveness of the consultant’s work with teachers.
Approve the Contracted Services Agreement between Hans Christrian Andersen Elementary School and Dr. Diana Grabowski/Mobile Science Education for Tuesday, February 19, 2008. The cost is $1000.00.
Information - 1/22/2008
Consent after Information2/12/2008
Authority for Action
Board Policy 6540
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Operating - Other
Denise M. Johnson, Principal
Sandra Demmon, Area III Superintendent
Attachment: Andersen 1_08.pdf