02-25-2014 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #45


Title
Secondary Language Arts Instructional Materials Adoption

Discussion

District-wide committees of teachers, administrators, and parents have reviewed and selected Language Arts 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 (FSS).  Teacher training in the use of the adopted materials will be provided during the summer, pre-planning, and on district in-service days.  Updated curriculum guides, aligned with new instructional materials, will be developed and provided to all teachers of language arts.

The District Language Arts Instructional Materials Adoption Committee is recommending that the district adopt the instructional materials on the attached list. 



Recommendation
Approve the Language Arts Instructional Materials as recommended by the district adoption committee.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 2/25/2014
Consent after Information3/11/2014

Authority for Action
General Duties and Powers 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
14-15TBDyes100XXXX0000195100522102/103

Contact

Nancy Gray, Secondary ELA/Writing Resource Teacher, ext. 313

Bob McLaren, Social Studies/ELA Resource Teacher, ext. 364

Robin Novelli, High School Programs Director, ext. 310

Barbara Rodrigues, Middle School Programs Director, ext. 583

Cyndi Van Meter, Associate Superintendent, ext. 300

 




Attachment:  2014 Eng.Language Arts Instructional Materials Adoption Recommendation Rationale.pdf