MISSION: TO SERVE EVERY STUDENT WITH EXCELLENCE AS THE STANDARD



02-12-2008 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #26


Title
F-16. Contracted Services Agreement Andersen Elementary School Dr. Diana Grabowski/Mobile Science Education

Discussion

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.

 



Recommendation

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.



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 1/22/2008
Consent after Information2/12/2008

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
08$1000.00yes10011410004416400312000

Contact

Denise M. Johnson, Principal

Sandra Demmon, Area III Superintendent




Attachment:  Andersen 1_08.pdf