06-17-2008 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #32


Title
Field Trip Merritt Island High, Titusville High and Cocoa Beach Jr/Sr High FBLA National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA

Discussion

The district winners from Merritt Island High, Titusville High and Cocoa Beach Jr/Sr High will attend the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA and will stay at the Atlanta Hilton. 

The students from Merritt Island High and Titusville High and their parents will be traveling in personal vehicles.  The expenses for the trip will be funded by FBLA Club funds, donations and fundraising.  There will be no cost to the district.

The student from Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High  will be traveling by plane and is incurring the expenses herself. 

The travel expenses for the FBLA advisor will be paid by District CTE funds.  Total trip cost for the FBLA adviser is estimated at $1130.



Recommendation

Approve the request by Merritt Island High, Titusville High and Cocoa Beach Jr/Sr High for one student from each school and one chaperone to attend the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA  June 27, 2008 through June 30, 2008.  The students will be accompanied by the FBLA advisor from Cocoa Beach Jr/Sr High.  No school days will be missed.



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 5/27/2008
Consent after Information6/17/2008

Authority for Action
FS 1001.41 and 1001.42

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
081130.00yes42292702870505300332000

Contact
Sandra Demmon, Area III Superintendent