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02-12-2008 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #22


Title
F-11. Approve the Adult and Community Education Contract between Southern Expressions by Christalee, Inc.

Discussion
Southern Expressions by Christalee, Inc. will plan and facilitate four reading celebrations throughout the county for the Family Literacy and Household grant. Responsibilities include: Solicit locations on behalf of Adult Education centers to host a series of reading fairs (minimum of four); work with assistant principals and conduct meetings as necessary to coordinate each fair; solicit trainers to conduct adult and children's workshops; negotiate and pay all workshop fees; promote events; receive and confirm participant registration; purchase materials for participant packets; prepare and print event materials to include sign-in sheets, agendas, evaluations; set up locations and workshop rooms to required specifications; facilitate all events and meetings; create and maintain participant database; coordinate purchase of books with grants office; compile a minimum of 400 sets of books to be distributed to parents throughout the fairs; meet with event trainers to coordinate workshop content; work with the literacy coalition to obtain book bags for each participating child; prepare a final report for each fair for grant documentation.

Recommendation
Approve the Adult and Community Education contract with Southern Expressions by Christalee, Inc. in the amount of $18,000.00 to plan and facilitate reading celebrations.

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

Authority for Action
FS General powers and duty of the School Board

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
07.08$18,000.00$18,00042292402870646300312000

Contact
John C. Wigley


Attachment:  Chrissy.pdf