Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 8/5/2019 - 6:00 PM
Category: CONSENT ACTION ITEMS
Type: Action
Subject: Approval of an Agreement with Seesaw for Schools
Strategic Plans:
Enclosure:
File Attachment:
Seesaw SPS Data.png
Seesaw Efficacy Study.pdf
Summary: Seesaw for Schools, allow portfolios to follow students for their entire career at a school so it’s possible to track progress over time and build a complete record of learning. Comprehensive portfolios are easily accessible to administrators, teachers, students and families.

Seesaw for Schools provides administrators an instant overview of what students are learning, progress towards standards, and real-time data to measure family engagement - admins can even leave comments on work to encourage student achievement.

Finally, Seesaw for Schools gives your technology department centralized setup and management over teacher and student accounts, including bulk roster upload and sync options.

The cost of the subscription for 3 years:
Total cost: $37,661.90
Year 1:$18,830.95
Year 2:$9,415.48
Year 3:$9,415.48
Funding: Title I 1003 (a) School Improvement Grant (IL EMPOWER)
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 services of Seesaw for a digital portfolio and parent communication platform; and

WHEREAS, Seesaw is qualified to provide such services and has agreed to provide a three year subscription for services at a cost of $37,661.90 across the three years; and

WHEREAS, Seesaw services are being funded through the Title I School Improvement (IL EMPOWER) budget;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the agreement with Seesaw 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 Scott McFarland Moved, Member Micah Miller seconded to approve the Original motion 'WHEREAS, Springfield School District 186 desires services of Seesaw for a digital portfolio and parent communication platform; and

WHEREAS, Seesaw is qualified to provide such services and has agreed to provide a three year subscription for services at a cost of $37,661.90 across the three years; and

WHEREAS, Seesaw services are being funded through the Title I School Improvement (IL EMPOWER) budget;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the agreement with Seesaw 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: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
   
Judith Johnson     Yes
Scott McFarland     Yes
Michael Zimmers     Yes
Anthony Mares     Yes
Micah Miller     Yes