08-13-2013 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #34


Title
Contracted Services Agreement: Professional Communication Services, Inc., "He Chooses Not to Do It"

Discussion

Mr. Timothy P. Kowalski of Professional Communication Services will provide a training titled, "He Chooses Not To Do It!"  The training will prepare Speech-Language Pathologists and related professionals to meet the Common Core State Standards for students with high-functioning Autism who are also pragmatically impaired.  The presentation includes the latest changes in the DSM 5's classification of Autism,  progress monitoring and assessment tools, discussion on tiered support in relation to the Common Core State Standards, and evidence-based intervention strategies.



Recommendation

Approve the Contracted Services Agreement with Professional Communication Services, Inc. for a district-wide training on Professional Development Day, September 9, 2013.



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 8/13/2013
Consent after Information8/27/2013

Authority for Action
IDEA Part B, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Partial

Source of Funding
Special Revenue - Federal

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
2013-$2,708.00Yes42292804140146400312000

Contact

Dawna M. Bobersky, Director and Nicole Burks, Resource Teacher for Speech-Language Pathology, x520




Attachment:  T.Kowalski-Prof.Comm.Serv.9-9-13.pdf