Agenda Item #25
Chiefs for Change Accelerator Fund Transforming Schools and Systems
The Accelerator Fund is designed to assist districts access funding to support fidelity of implementation of strategic plan initiatives. The goal is to provide districts funding in the following areas: 1. Support to a defined set of schools through a redesign process. 2. Support central team redesign. 3. The design and/or implementation of innovative, system-wide school support. 4. Support research and evaluation to develop short-term metrics to assess quality and efficacy of school based initiatives. 5. Support to convene external experts and/or partners to accelerate the planning and execution of system-wide school supports. For the purposes of this funding source, Brevard Public Schools will submit a proposal to support initiatives 4 and 5 in the Strategic Planning Area L4: Social Emotional Learning and Supports. The funds are allocated on a rotating basis and range from $25,000 to $100,000. There is no matching requirement and funding is non-competitive.
Approve the writing and submission of the Chiefs for Change Accelerator Fund grant application.
Consent w/o Information - 11/21/2017
Consent after Information - 12/12/2017
Authority for Action
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Operating - Grant
Legal Counsel Review
Dawna M. Bobersky, Ed.D., Director of ESE Program Support, (321) 633-1000, ext. 520