02-28-2012 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #26


Title
21st Century Community Learning Center Grant 2011-12 (Zoo Explorers South)

Discussion

Brevard Public Schools' Office of Adult /Community Education will partner with the Brevard Zoo, Health First Pro-Health and Fitness, and Melbourne Police Athletic League (PAL), to provide quality after school services for students and support for parents of children who attend four elementary schools: Croton, Dr. W. J. Creel, Sabal and Sherwood.

Using funds from this project, these schools will become 21st Century Community Learning Centers. The "Zoo Explorers South" program is designed to bring enhanced learning opportunities to eligible students. The Brevard Zoo, Health First Pro-Health and Fitness and Melbourne Police Athletic League have established programs designed to use school sites and zoo facilities after school. Staffing, programming and bus transportation for eligible students will be provided.

This proposal with permission to write and submit was board approved on May 10, 2011, Agenda Item #27.

Copies of the application will be located in the Adult Education grant office at North Area Adult Education Center.

  • There is no required match-in-kind or other match as a condition of this grant.


Recommendation

Approve to accept a five-year 21st Century Learning Center grant offered by the FLDOE, for Adult/Community Education, in the total amount of $3,080,000.00 to be distributed as follows:

  1. Year 1 $700,000
  2. Year 2 $700,000
  3. Year 3 $560,000
  4. Year 4 $560,000
  5. Year 5 $560,000

 



Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 2/28/2012

Authority for Action
FS General powers and duties 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
11/12$700,000Yes4229240XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
12/13$700,000Yes4229240XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
13/14$560,000Yes4229240XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
14/15$560,000Yes4229240XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
15/16$560,000Yes4229240XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Contact
John C. Wigley, Director of Adult Education X375


Attachment:  Zoo Explorers South DOE101S.pdf
Attachment:  SKMBT_60112022215240.pdf