Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 9/3/2019 - 6:30 PM
Category: CONSENT ACTION ITEMS
Type: Action
Subject: Approval of an Agreement with United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) Land of Lincoln
Strategic Plans:
Enclosure:
File Attachment:
Summary:
Funding: Secondary Transitional Experience Program (STEP)
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 Public Schools desire to provide opportunities to high school students with disabilities to practice real-life work skills in a professional environment that will prepare them for future employment/services; and

WHEREAS, United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln (UCP) exists to provide training and assessment for its students to allow them time to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities in a professional environment that will prepare them for future employment/services; and

WHEREAS, the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act and the Constitution of the State of Illinois permits the State of Illinois and the District governmental agencies to cooperate together in the performance of their responsibilities by agreements;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education accepts and agrees to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the District and UCP on the administration of the agreement for the 2019-2020 school year, effective July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Meg Thurman - 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 Public Schools desire to provide opportunities to high school students with disabilities to practice real-life work skills in a professional environment that will prepare them for future employment/services; and

WHEREAS, United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln (UCP) exists to provide training and assessment for its students to allow them time to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities in a professional environment that will prepare them for future employment/services; and

WHEREAS, the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act and the Constitution of the State of Illinois permits the State of Illinois and the District governmental agencies to cooperate together in the performance of their responsibilities by agreements;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education accepts and agrees to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the District and UCP on the administration of the agreement for the 2019-2020 school year, effective July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 6 Nay: 0 Abstain: 1.
The motion Carried 6 - 0
   
Judith Johnson     Yes
Scott McFarland     Yes
Michael Zimmers     Yes
Donna Moore     Abstain
Anthony Mares     Yes
William Ringer     Yes
Micah Miller     Yes