04-27-2010 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #37


Title
Contracted Services Agreement with Ready Bodies, Learning Minds Motor-Lab Program

Discussion

Ready Bodies, Learning Minds is a school based motor-lab program created to support the developmental, motor, sensory, and academic growth of students.  It is a proactive, research-based strategy/curriculum that addresses primary movement patterns (reflex development/integration) which are a key component to pre-academic/academic success.  This program will be presented to 45 classroom/resource teachers, 30 Pre-Kindergarten teachers and 10 therapists on September 13, 2010 (Professional Development Day).  This exciting professional development initiative will be supported by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) 2009.



Recommendation

To approve the Contracted Services Agreement with Ready Bodies, Learning Minds to conduct a one-day In-Service to 85 Brevard Public Schools instructional staff on September 13, 2010.



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 4/27/2010
Consent after Information5/11/2010

Authority for Action
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) 2009

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Partial

Source of Funding
Special Revenue - Federal

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
09-10$3,800.00Yes43292804992016400310000

Contact
Eva Lewis, Director, ESE Program Support Services, x520


Attachment:  ReadyBodiesLearningMinds9-13-10PDD.pdf