03-23-2010 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #31


Title
Pearson Vue Authorized Center Agreement

Discussion

The Office of Career and Technical Education has initiated an agreement with NCS Pearson, Inc., to establish an authorized test center within the school system.This agreement will allow adequate and local access to the CompTIA A+ industry certification assessment for BPS students. This assessment is in response to the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act, Secondary Schools of National Prominence, and may impact School Grade. This agreement has been reviewed, modified, and approved by the BPS Risk Management Office (Mark Langdorf) and the School Board Legal Council (Harold Bistline). Since the agreement contains indemnification language, it must be submitted to, and approved by the School Board.



Recommendation
Approve the agreement between Brevard Public Schools and NCS Pearson, Inc., to establish a testing center within the school system.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 3/9/2010
Consent after Information3/23/2010

Authority for Action
General powers and duties of the Board

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program

Contact
Margaret Lewis, Director, Office of Career and Technical Education, Extension 380


Attachment:  Pearson Vue Test Site Agreement-Mar2010.pdf
Attachment:  Pearson VUE TC Agrmnt - No A (2).pdf