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02-12-2008 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #27


Title
F-17. Contracted Services Agreement Golfview Elementary Magnet School Dr. Stephanie Pasley, Step by Step Expressions, Inc.

Discussion

Dr. Stephanie Pasley will provide three training days on strategies to improve mathematics instruction and student achievement at Golfview.  This training and program components involve teachers, students and parents.  She will train and model strategies for staff; work with students; and train parents of students in grades K-6.  The sessions encompass songs, chants, and movements to be infused into existing mathematics curricula for the purpose of improving academic performance.  Theoretical Research, Actual Research Outcomes, and Practical Implementation Strategies are shared that will close the achievement gap that exists in mathematics.  Implementation of this program is intended to assist in improving FCAT and AYP scores in the area of mathematics.  Funding is provided from the Magnet Reform Grant.  Improved student performance on the 2008 FCAT and teacher data will be used to measure the effectiveness of this program.  The staff development, student assemblies, and parent involvement components are in fulfillment of Golfview’s magnet program.  



Recommendation

Approve the agreement between Golfview Elementary Magnet School and Dr. Stephanie Pasley of Step by Step Expressions, Inc.:  The Math Party Educational Consulting Services  in the amount of $9,000.00.  The training will take place over four days from February 25, 2008 through February 28, 2008 at Golfview Elementary Magnet School.  



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
Special Revenue - Federal

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
08$9,000yes42410712870946400312000

Contact

Jacqueline Feagin, Principal

Sandra Demmon, Area III Superintendent




Attachment:  Golfview 1_08 Pasley.pdf