03-10-2015 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #52


Title
Eau Gallie High School - AVID Summer Institute

Discussion
Summer Institute is AVID's annual professional learning training where contracted sites come to learn the latest in AVID methodologies and strategies to successfully implement AVID in their schools.  Eau Gallie High School will be sending approximately 76 participants including administrators, teachers, and district personnel to the training on July 7-9, 2015. The training will take place at the Grande Lakes Orlando JW Marriott/Ritz Carlton in Orlando, FL. The registration for the conference per person is $699.00. The cost of the hotel rooms are $169.00 per night (includes all taxes that are applicable after our tax exempt status is applied). The school will provide charter busing to and from the training with an estimated cost of $1,200.00. Eau Gallie High School’s Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) funds will be used to cover this training. Board approval is required for purchases over $25,000.00.

Recommendation

Approve the request for Eau Gallie High School to attend the AVID Summer Institute in Orlando, FL on July 7-9, 2015. Authorize staff to make payment exceeding $25,000.00.



Meeting Date(s)

Authority for Action
Board Policy #6320

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Operating - Other

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
FY15$20,787yes10030110018296400332000
FY15$50,328yes10030110018296400737000
FY15$1,500yes10030110018296400794000

Contact
Jeremy Salmon, Principal: 242-6400 
K. Jane Cline, Central Area Superintendent:  633-1000, ext. 411



Attachment:  EGHS - AVID Summer Institute info.pdf
Attachment:  AVID Summer Institute List.pdf