Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 10/2/2017 - 6:30 PM
Category: CONSENT ACTION ITEMS
Type: Action
Subject: Approval of a Consultant Agreement with AnneMarie Johnson and Katie DiMeo of the Teacher College Reading and Writing Project
Strategic Plans:
Enclosure:
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Summary: These Unit of Study staff developers work with the Teacher College Reading and Writing Project, the creators of our district-adopted curriculum, the Reading and Writing Units of Study.

Ms. Johnson and Ms. DiMeo will provide professional development to all of our K-5 classroom teachers who are implementing the Reading Units of Study this year. We had staff developers provide professional development on the Writing Units of Study several years ago. The teachers said they felt empowered after this PD.

Dates:
2/12/18
2/13/18
2/15/18
2/22/18
2/26/18
2/27/18

Cost:
6 sessions at $4,500 each = $27,000
Funding: Title II A
Approved in original budget or revised budget Yes
Funds currently available in specified line item Yes
If not currently available in line item, where are funds available
Resolution: WHEREAS, Springfield School District 186 desires professional development services from AnneMarie Johnson and Katie DiMeo for all kindergarten through grade five Reading Units of Study teachers; and

WHEREAS, AnneMarie Johnson & Katie DiMeo are qualified to provide such services and has agreed to provide six days of professional development consulting services at a cost of $4,500 per day with expenses ($27,000 total); and

WHEREAS, AnneMarie Johnson & Katie DiMeo services are being funded through the Title II budget;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the retention of consultants AnneMarie Johnson and Katie DiMeo per the terms identified above and directs the Superintendent to execute the necessary documents on behalf of the Board.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Shelia Boozer - Director
Signed By:
Jennifer E. Gill - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Judith Johnson Moved, Member Donna Moore seconded to approve the Original motion 'WHEREAS, Springfield School District 186 desires professional development services from AnneMarie Johnson and Katie DiMeo for all kindergarten through grade five Reading Units of Study teachers; and

WHEREAS, AnneMarie Johnson & Katie DiMeo are qualified to provide such services and has agreed to provide six days of professional development consulting services at a cost of $4,500 per day with expenses ($27,000 total); and

WHEREAS, AnneMarie Johnson & Katie DiMeo services are being funded through the Title II budget;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the retention of consultants AnneMarie Johnson and Katie DiMeo per the terms identified above and directs the Superintendent to execute the necessary documents on behalf of the Board.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 6 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 6 - 0
   
Judith Johnson     Yes
Jamie Sisti     Yes
Adam Lopez     Yes
Michael Zimmers     Yes
Donna Moore     Yes
Charles Flamini     Yes