09-11-2012 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #20


Title
RFP: Early Learning Coalition of Brevard County, Inc: Quality Services For Teen-Age Parent Program

Discussion

This Early Learning Coalition of Brevard County, Inc RFP: Quality Services For Teen-Age Parent Program is a Florida First Start application being prepared for submission by September 6, 2012.  This grant will provide a continued home visitation program and the administration of the Ages and Stages Questionnaire Developmental Screening Tool to support parents in their role as their child's first and life long teacher.  It will promote access to community resources, safe home environments, family literacy, and parents' understanding of their child's development and school readiness.  This grant will supply four home visitors and one project manager paid consultant for up to 20 hours a week at $25.00 per hour.

This grant will be located in the Office of Student Services.  



Recommendation

Approve the district's application for the Early Learning Coalition of Brevard County, Inc: Quality Services For Teen-Age Parent Program.



Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 9/11/2012

Authority for Action
F.S. 411.01 School readiness programs; early learning coalitions

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Yes

Source of Funding
Other Sources
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
12/13$180,000tbatbatbatbatbatbatba

Contact
Kim Rogers, Director Student Services, Home Education and Students at Risk, ext. 567
Paula Ferrell, Resource Teacher, ext. 321