05-25-2010 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #37


Title
Contractual Agreement with Cambium Learning to Provide Training in Differentiated Instruction (DI)/ESE Classroom Strategies

Discussion

Cambium Learning and Sopris West Educational Services, Inc. will be providing two types of Staff Development opportunities.  The first workshop on District In-service Day in the fall will focus on ESE teachers, K-12 and their role as it relates to providing supports to general education teachers.  The second workshop during the 2010-11 school year focuses on Differentiated Instruction (DI) for Secondary staff who provide instruction for ESE students and FCAT level 1 and 2 students.  This contract provides three levels of DI training plus 40 days of on-site follow-up.

The funding for this contract is budgeted and approved under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) 2009.



Recommendation

Approve Contracted Services Agreement with Cambium Learning to provide training on Differentiated Instruction (DI) and ESE classroom support strategies.



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 5/11/2010
Consent after Information5/25/2010

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

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Special Revenue - Federal

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
10-11$182,960.00Yes43292804902016400312000

Contact

Sue Carver for Eva Lewis, Director and Lisa Rogers, Resource Teacher, ESE Program Support, x520   




Attachment:  Cambium Learning Sopris10.pdf
Attachment:  SoprisWestService contract for Brevard County 2010-2011_ FINAL_4 30.pdf