12-08-2009 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #20


Title
Professional Service Agreements for Teaching American History Grant

Discussion

The Teaching American History (TAH) grant requires partnering with agencies who specialize in presenting seminars, colloquies, and field experiences about American history.  The TAH grant program will utilize the services of professional organizations to deliver the American history professional development to 40 participating teachers.

Two agency partners will deliver their services of summer travel study, onsite summer workshops and colloquia. The contracts include total costs of service during the grant period.

Gilder-Lehrman Institute (GLI: $30,000, $45,650, $32,500, $34,000 = $142,150

National Council for History Education (NCHE: $34,500, $34,500, $34,500 = $103,500).   Agency Agreements and BPS Contract for Service Agreements for each are attached.

The Teaching American History grant award and partner information was approved at the July 14 Board meeting.



Recommendation
Approve the Service Agreements with the partners listed to conduct professional development activities per the TAH grant.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 7/14/2009
Consent after Information12/8/2009

Authority for Action
General Duties and Powers of the Board

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Operating - Grant

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
09-1034,500 (NCHE)YES42492314100996400312000
10-1134,500 (NCHE)YES42492314100996400312000
10-1130,000 (GLI)YES42492314100996400312000
11-1245,650 (GLI)YES42492314100996400312000
11-1232,500 (GLI)YES42492314100996400312000
12-1334,000 (GLI)YES42492314100996400312000
13-1434,500 (NCHE)YES42492314100996400312000

Contact

Dr. Daniel Julich, TAH Director  x 339

Dr. Sherry Meaders, Grant Development x 374




Attachment:  NCHE Final MOU 11052009.pdf
Attachment:  NCHE Contract MOU 11-10-09 with EIN.pdf
Attachment:  Gilder Lehrman Contracted Services Agreement 11-10-09.pdf
Attachment:  Gilder Lehrman Final MOU 10222009.pdf