Agenda Item #45
District Franchise Contract with Florida Virtual School
To meet the state mandate for a full-time district Virtual Instruction Program (s. 1002.45, F.S.) and the needs of students taking virtual classes part-time, the district will contract with Florida Virtual School to reestablish the franchise, Brevard Virtual School. Beginning in August 2011, the franchise will offer online instruction, provided by Brevard public school teachers, to eligible sixth through twelfth grade students residing in Brevard County. The franchise will operate as school 7004 and provide an estimated 600, half-credit enrollments. The franchise will generate FTE pursuant to s. 1002.37(4), Florida Statutes.
Approve the contract with Florida Virtual School to reopen the district franchise, Brevard Virtual School.
Information - 5/10/2011
Consent after Information5/24/2011
Authority for Action
General Powers and Duties of the Board
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Operating - Other
Heather Price, Resource Teacher, Virtual Instruction Programs, ext. 334
Beth Thedy, Ed.D, Director, Middle School Programs, ext. 583
Cyndi Van Meter, Associate Superintendent, Curriculum and Instruction, ext. 300
Attachment: Brevard FLVS Franchise Contract Rider 11-12-Final 4 14 11.pdf
Attachment: Brevard FLVS Franchise Contract 2011-2012-Final 5 6 11.pdf