07-10-2012 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #37


Title
Contracted Services Agreement with TeachTown, Inc. for Educational Software and Solutions

Discussion

TeachTown, Inc. provides educational software and solutions for children with special needs and Autism.  TeachTown addresses language learning, social skills, communication skills and emotional development.  The TeachTown, Inc. licenses will be used specifically for the four new High Needs Varying Exceptionality classrooms at Oak Park, Tropical, Roy Allen and Jupiter elementary schools.  However, there are components of the program such as Teach Town Social Skills that may be used school wide.

The Agreement provides for 40 student licenses, materials and four school-wide social skills licenses, Volumes 1 & 2.  In addition, two days of training on the use of Teach Town in classrooms and district-wide schools is provided.



Recommendation

Approve the purchase of forty (40) TeachTown license agreements and four school-wide licenses, and associated two-day training for twenty (20) people.



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 7/10/2012
Consent after Information8/14/2012

Authority for Action
IDEA Part B, Entitlement

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
2012$5,500.00Yes42292804130146400312000
2012$3,000.00Yes42292804130145200511000
201211,830.00Yes42292804130145200694111
20124,392.00Yes42292804130145200622111

Contact
Sue Carver, Director, ESE Program Support, x520


Attachment:  TeachTown eAgenda.pdf