08-09-2016 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #16


Title
Field Trip - Endeavour Elementary - NOBCChE Conference - STEM Academic Bowl in Raleigh, NC

Discussion
The Endeavour Elementary Science Bowl Academic Team consisting of approximately 4-5 students and three (3) chaperones is planning to travel to Raleigh, North Carolina to attend The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) 43rd Annual Conference and weekend STEM activities. The chaperones are current Brevard County Public School employees, one male and two females.  The team will travel by plane. The conference will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center. The Conference hotel is the Raleigh Marriott City Center directly across the street and connected to the Convention Center by a skyway.  Students will take public transportation or walk to destinations.  The students will miss one day of school to attend the STEM weekend conference.

Specific funding will be determined after Board approval which could include partial funding through Endeavour Elementary's partnership with Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC) located at Patrick Air Force Base.  THERE WILL BE NO COST TO THE DISTRICT. 


Recommendation
Approve the request for the Endeavour Elementary Science Bowl Academic Team consisting of approximately 4-5 students and three (3) chaperones to attend the NOBCChE Conference weekend STEM activities November 11-13, 2016 in Raleigh, NC.  

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 7/19/2016
Consent after Information8/9/2016

Authority for Action
Procedures & 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
Mr. Rachad Wilson, Principal: 633-3545 
Mrs. K. Jane Cline, Assistant Superintendent Elementary Leading and Learning: 633-1000, x411



Attachment:  Endeavour STEM Conference Schedule Raleigh 2016.pdf
Attachment:  Endeavour Elem STEM Raleigh Memo.pdf