04-08-2014 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #41


Title
Lesson Study Facilitator Trainings

Discussion

Developmental Studies Center, with support from Florida and the Islands Regional Comprehensive Center ETS, will provide Lesson Study training to schools throughout the state of Florida.   This sole source training has been a focus of the Florida Department of Education and is aligned with  goals specified in the Access Project grant to support the teaching and learning of the Florida Standards for students with a significant cognitive disability. The vendor will provide a total of two (2) trainings to a maximum of 25 schools throughout the state of Florida.  Each session, which will accommodate 50 participants. Included in the cost for these trainings is 70 facilitator training kits priced at $500 per kit. The first training will be held  May 6-7, 2014 and the second training will take place on June 3-4, 2014.

 



Recommendation
Approve sole source provider, Developmental Studies Center, to offer two Lesson Study trainings to  twenty-five schools throughout Florida  to a total of 100 participants (50 participants per session).

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 4/8/2014
Consent after Information4/22/2014

Authority for Action
Public Law 108-446, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA), Part B, Section 611, CFDA 84.027A

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Operating - Grant

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
14$20,000.00Yes42292214140106400312000
14$35,000.00Yes42292214140106300511000

Contact

Randy LaRusso, Project Manager for the ACCESS Grant, 242-6400, extension 5115

Cyndi Van Meter, Associate Superintendent, Division of Curriculum and Instruction, extension 300




Attachment:  Letter from Vendor.pdf
Attachment:  Sole Source Provider letter.pdf
Attachment:  Certificate of Liability Insurance.pdf
Attachment:  Sales and Service Agreement - Quote - Exhibit B.pdf