02-24-2015 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #34


Title
District World Language Instructional Materials Adoption, Grades 7-12

Discussion
District-wide committees of teachers, administrators, and parents have reviewed and selected World Language Instructional Materials for recommendation to the Board for use in Brevard Public Schools, grades 7-12. These materials were reviewed, evaluating their alignment with the Florida State Standards (FLSS). Teacher training in the use of the adopted materials will be provided during the summer, pre-planning, and on district inservice days. Updated curriculum guides, aligned with new instructional materials, will be developed and provided to all teachers of World Languages. The District World Language Adoption Committees are recommending that the district adopt the instructional materials on the attached list.

Recommendation
Approve the World Language Instructional Materials as recommended by the district adoption committees.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 2/24/2015
Consent after Information3/10/2015

Authority for Action
General Powers and Duties of the Board

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Yes

Source of Funding
Operating - Categorical

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
15-16TBDX10098100019005100511000

Contact
LaDona Miller, Resource Teacher for World Languages, Ext. 320; Robin L. Novelli, Director, High School Programs, Ext. 310; Cyndi Van Meter, Associate Superintendent, Division of Curriculum and Instruction, Ext. 300


Attachment:  World Language 2015 Textbook Adoption Selection Rationale.pdf