Agenda Item #26
2009-2010 Even Start Continuation Application
The Even Start Program integrates early childhood, adult literacy, parenting education, interactive parent and child literacy activities into a single, unified family literacy program. Even Start is implemented in collaboration with community programs and in cooperation with the district Teenage Parent (TAP) Programs at Cocoa, Eau Gallie, Palm Bay and Titusville high schools.
Even Start funds are requested for salaries, fringe benefits, professional development, travel, transportation, field trips, furniture, equipment, maintenance and repair of equipment, printing, materials, supplies AV materials, software, independent evaluator services and consultant services. It is anticipated that Brevard Public Schools will receive a maximum of $300,000 from the Even Start grant program.
A copy of this grant will be available in the Office of Early Childhood Education in the Division of Curriculum and Instruction.
Approve the 2009-2010 grant application for the Even Start Family Literacy Program for a maximum of $300,000.
Information - 6/16/2009
Consent after Information7/14/2009
Authority for Action
P.L. 107-110 (NCLB) and P.L. 106-554 (LIFT)
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Operating - Grant
Andrea Larson, Resource Teacher 264-3099
Teresa Wright, Director of Early Childhood & Title I Programs x340
Attachment: Executive Summary for Even Start Grant 2010.pdf