05-27-2014 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #31


Title
Field Trip - Edgewood Jr./Sr. High FBLA National Conference in Nashville, TN

Discussion
Six Edgewood Future Business Leaders of America Club students won first and second place at the State FBLA Conference in Orlando held March 21-24, 2014 and have qualified to participate in the National Conference.  The students and their teacher/sponsor are planning to attend the FBLA National Conference in Nashville, TN on June 29-July 3, 2014.  The team will travel by air leaving from the Orlando International Airport on June 29, 2014 and will take public transportation to and from the hotel.  The team will be staying at the assigned authorized hotel hosting the event.  The competition begins on Sunday, June 29th with awards ceremony on Wednesday, July 2.  They will return back to Orlando Thursday, July 3.  The Parents are assuming all costs for their students.  The trip expenses for the sponsor will be funded by CTE.  No school days will be missed.   

Recommendation
Approve the request for Edgewood's FBLA team, six students and one chaperone, to attend the FBLA National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, June 29-July 3, 2014. 

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 5/13/2014
Consent after Information5/27/2014

Authority for Action
Procedures and Criteria for Field Trips

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

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Contact

Dr. Ken Winn, Principal, Edgewood Junior Senior High School, 454-1030

Dr. Laura Rhinehart, North Area Superintendent, 269-3826