09-09-2014 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #27


Title
Contract with David Benzel, Keynote Speaker for Parent Workshop

Discussion
The annual Parenting in Today's World parent workshop strives to empower parents with the skills applicable to developing the "whole child". Parents will leave with skills to help their child develop emotionally, physically and academically. The keynote speaker, David Benzel, will provide practical strategies to help parents build more meaningful relationships with their children. These relationships are the foundation for parents becoming more involved in their children's educational experience. This foundation will also build confidence and competence for any endeavor throughout life. David Benzel is an experienced leadership speaker for conferences that target parents, athletes and coaches nationwide. He has 15 years of experience as a corporate leadership coach for companies such as Sprint, Allstate and Nextel.

The total cost of these services is $1,000.00 which includes a keynote address, 2 breakout sessions, materials and travel expenses.


Recommendation
Approve the contract between the Office of Title I and David Benzel for professional services, materials and travel in the amount of $1,000.00.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 9/9/2014
Consent after Information9/23/2014

Authority for Action
General powers and duties of the Board

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Special Revenue - Federal

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
14-15$1,000.00yes42292124150016150312000

Contact
Dianna Hetzel, K-12 Parent Involvement Resource Teacher, ext. 564
Teresa Wright, Ed.D., Director of Early Childhood Education and Title I Programs, ext. 350
Cyndi Van Meter, Associate Superintendent, ext. 300


Attachment:  Benzel.pdf