05-24-2016 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #26


Title
Field Trip - Viera High - Family Career and Community Leaders of America Club to the National Competition in San Diego, CA

Discussion
Three Viera High students earned positions to compete at the Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)  National Leadership Conference July 3-7, 2016 in San Diego, California.  The group comprised of three students and the faculty sponsor will travel by air to San Diego, CA for the conference.  The event will be held at the San Diego Convention Center and the group will be staying at the Hilton San Diego, Bayfront, a convention center hotel within two blocks of the convention center.  Students will either walk or take public transportation between the hotel and the convention center.

All students and the faculty sponsor are female.  Students will travel to and from the conference with parents.  No school days will be missed.  Costs will be kept to a minimum with a goal of not exceeding $1400 each.  The trip is self-funded, or monies will be used from school approved fundraising activities, donations and grants.  In case of students not being able to pay, there will be fundraisers to help offset the cost.  THERE IS NO COST TO THE DISTRICT. 

Funding:  funds will be collected and distributed from a Brevard Schools Foundation account, if awarded.  Funds will also be coming from parents and donations.



Recommendation
Approve the request for Viera High FCCLA Club, approximately three (3) students and one (1) sponsor, to attend the Family, Career & Community Leaders of America National Leadership Conference in San Diego, CA July 3-7, 2016. 

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 5/10/2016
Consent after Information5/24/2016

Authority for Action
Procedures & Criteria for Field Trips

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Other Sources

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
16-17N/AYes80011714180209800330N/A

Contact
Mike Alba, Principal: 632-1770
K.  Jane Cline, Central Area Superintendent: 633-1000, x411



Attachment:  VHS FCCLA San Diego CA 7-3-16.pdf