06-17-2008 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #28


Title
School Board of Brevard County and Behavioral Educational Services, Inc.

Discussion

This is the 3rd year of a 3-year agreement with Behavioral Educational Services, Inc. for the provision of specialized educational services to students whose eligibility falls under "Emotional" Behavior Disorder.  Students are placed at one of three sites:  Riverdale County School, Horace Mann Academy, or Fieldston Preparatory by an ESE staffing committee.  Behavioral Educational Services will be reimbursed 100% of the earned FTE and 85% of the earned categorical for the projected 331 students they serve.



Recommendation

Approve the expenditure to Behavioral Educational Services, Inc. in the amount of $6,875,120.00.



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

Authority for Action
6A-6.0361

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Yes

Source of Funding
Operating - Other

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
08/09$6,375,920.00Yes10010290010025200312254
449,280.00Yes10010290016247800312254
49,920.00Yes10010290019197800312254

Contact
Sue Carver, Principal of Alternative Sites