09-23-2008 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #24


Title
Consultant Agreement - Recruiting Realities, Inc. Presentation at Satellite High School

Discussion

Mr. Jack Renken, Recruiting Realities, Inc. will meet with the staff of Satellite High School and present/provide to student athletes, their families and Satellite High School coaching staff an educational resource for the collegiate athletic recruiting and evaluation processes. Parents will learn about the critical role they play in "coaching" their student athletes. Scholarships and various forms of need and merit-based financial aid will be explained while exploiting the myths and presenting the realities of athletic recruiting. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.

Mr. Renken is a nationally known speaker and presents at FHSAA and FACA conferences. Student athletes and parents from other Brevard County high schools will also be invited to attend. The cost of the 4-hour presentation is $695.00 ($173.75 per hour) and will be paid out of the school's Athletics Internal Fund.



Recommendation
Approve the consultant agreement between Brevard County Schools (Satellite High School) and Jack Renken, Recruiting Realities, Inc. on October 1, 2008.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 9/9/2008
Consent after Information9/23/2008

Authority for Action
Procedures and 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

Mark Elliott, Principal, Satellite High School - 779-2000

Dr. Ronald Bobay, Area IV/II Superintendent - 269-3826

Dr. Richard DiPatri, Superintendent - 633-1000 x402




Attachment:  Consultant Agreement-recruiting realities (2).pdf