12-16-2014 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #24


Title
CareerSource Community Work Experience Partnership

Discussion
The Brevard Workforce Development Board (CareerSource Brevard) has teamed with Brevard Public Schools to develop a mutually beneficial work experience program in which personnel referred by CareerSource Brevard may be provided job training experience within Brevard Public Schools.

Targeted positions for inclusion in this partnership have been defined and agreed to by both parties with program parameters outlined in the attached MOU.  Training hours for approximately six people was used to determine the maximum available funding approved by the Brevard Workforce Development Board of $210,000.
  • Administrative and Resource Staff
  • Support Staff
  • Instructional Staff
  • Bus Drivers
  • Project Managers & Specialists
  • Other positions as identified by Brevard Public Schools
Fifteen thousand dollars of the training dollars will be used to support the Project Manager position approved by the BPS Board on September 9, 2014.  An additional portion of these funds will be used to provide for a 6-month pilot position in Facilities for an Energy/Resource Conservation Specialist.  Other positions will be brought before the BPS Board as they develop.


Recommendation
Staff recommends Board approval of the attached agreements.





Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 12/16/2014

Authority for Action
F.S. 1001.42(5)(a)

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

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

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program

Contact
Rick Morton, Systems Analyst Jr. - Human Resources Services - ext. 253.
Debra Pace, Associate Superintendent - Human Resources Services - Ext. 200



Attachment:  CWEP Work Experience MOU- Brevard Public Schools 103014.pdf
Attachment:  Proj Mgr_Assessment Dev.pdf
Attachment:  Energy_Resource Conservation Spec.pdf