05-26-2009 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #51


Title
Agreement with Brevard Achievement Center (BAC) to Serve Exceptional Education Students

Discussion

This Agreement with Brevard Achievement Center (BAC) is a continuation of previous years' services provided to students with disabilities.  The purpose of this agreement is to:

  • Increase the number of students with disabilities who graduate (exit with a diploma).
  • Obtain gainful employment through the provision of career exploration activities at the middle and secondary school levels.  Schools have been selected to implement various career activities.
  • Assist eligible students with mild and moderate disabilities in high school with unpaid/paid employment opportunities.
  • Do student intake, assessment, job readiness training, job development, job coaching and follow-along services.

Funding for this agreement is from Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B, Entitlement.  This is an ongoing department initiative to prepare exceptional education students for future employment. 



Recommendation

Approve the Agreement with Brevard Achievement Center (BAC) to provide services to eligible ESE students in the amount not to exceed $335,728.00.



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 5/26/2009
Consent after Information6/16/2009

Authority for Action
FS 1001.42

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
09-10$335,728.00Yes42292804100145200312112/113

Contact
Eva Lewis, Director, ESE Program Support, x520


Attachment:  BAC ESE Students 2009.pdf
Attachment:  BACServices-Fees2009-10.pdf