Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 6/17/2019 - 6:00 PM
Type: Action
Subject: Approval of a Resolution Regarding a Curriculum Pilot – Social Emotional Learning
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Strategic Goal 2
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Summary: The Curriculum Council acts as an advisor to the Board to recommend curriculum pilots and adoptions. The Curriculum Council consists of board members, administrators, teachers and community members. During the 2018-2019 school year, SEL curriculums were reviewed by the SEL district wide committee. The SEL committee and the Curriculum Council both recommend piloting the Second Step Curriculum during the 2019-2020 school year. This pilot will consist of 125 classroom teachers throughout the district at the PreK-8 levels. This curriculum will be purchased with Illinois Empower funds and budgeted district curriculum funds at a cost of $62,361.
Funding: Budgeted District curriculum funds and Illinois Empower funds.
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, the Springfield Public School District 186 Curriculum Council heard the presentation from the SEL Coordinator and other district
representatives; and

WHEREAS, the Curriculum Council recommends a pilot of the Second Step curriculum throughout the District from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 during the 2019-2020 school year;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the Second Step curriculum pilot to be implemented during the 2019-2020 school year and to be purchased with Illinois Empower funds and budgeted District curriculum funds at a total cost of $62,361.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Jill Grove - Coordinator
Signed By:
Joseph Bascio - Business Manager
Signed By:
Shelia Boozer - Director
Signed By:
Jennifer E. Gill - Superintendent
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