05-25-2010 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #38


Title
Approval of Three (3) Contracted Services Agreements with Family Liaison Consultants for the 2010-2011 School Year

Discussion

The Office of Exceptional Student Education Program Support provides continuing support to families of students with disabilities.  These funds are allocated specifically for parent projects through the State Department of Education under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), Part B Entitlement.  Two of the Family Liaison positions are funded through IDEA, Part B and one position is funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) 2009.  The Family Liaisons provide numerous informational community presentations.  They support parents in IEP meetings and in navigating the system to address parental concerns.



Recommendation

Approve three (3) Contracted Services Agreements with Family Liaison Consultants to provide services to eligible exceptional student education families during the 2010-2011 school year.



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

Authority for Action
IDEA Part B Entitlement and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) 2009

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Yes

Source of Funding
Special Revenue - Federal

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
10-11$69,967.04Yes42292804110146300312000
10-11$34,983.52Yes43292804902016300312000

Contact

Sue Carver for Eva Lewis, Director, ESE Program Support, x520




Attachment:  Tomaka-Fam.Liaison2010.pdf
Attachment:  Gerhauser-Fam.Liaison10.pdf
Attachment:  EmilyDeWoodyFamLiai10-11.pdf