Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 10/7/2019 - 6:30 PM
Category: CONSENT ACTION ITEMS
Type: Action
Subject: Approval of a Consultant Agreement with Kelly Hurst for Sacred Heart-Griffin
Strategic Plans:
Enclosure:
File Attachment:
Summary: Title: Building the Foundation for a School Culture of Anti-Bias, Antiracist Education

Objectives:
• To define and learn about the impact of social group identity.
• To understand the systemic nature of racism and its connection to other oppressions.
• To explore how children and youth develop prejudice.
• To begin to learn how Anti-Bias Education can be used to counteract prejudice and oppression.
• To start planning ways to apply this knowledge to your own context.

SHG also asks for consultant time from Kelly Hurst via Crossroads to be determined with the Diversity Team.

This proposal is $4,000 for the yearlong training of 4 sessions and an additional $1,000 for consultation.
Total cost: $5,000
Funding: Title IIA
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, Kelly Hurst will conduct four sessions to instruct all teachers and administrators at Sacred Heart-Griffin about how to create a roadmap for creating a school culture of anti-bias antiracist education; and

WHEREAS, through insight gained in the process as well as consultation, they will be equipped to begin making changes to curriculum and school culture; and

WHEREAS, the training obtained will align with Common Core State Standards and help all teachers improve student achievement in core content areas; and

WHEREAS, Kelly Hurst is qualified to provide such training and has agreed to provide such training over year at a total cost of $5,000; and

WHEREAS, Kelly Hurst consultant services are completely reimbursable through the Title II grant;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the retention of consultant Kelly Hurst 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 Tiffany Mathis seconded to approve the Original motion 'WHEREAS, Kelly Hurst will conduct four sessions to instruct all teachers and administrators at Sacred Heart-Griffin about how to create a roadmap for creating a school culture of anti-bias antiracist education; and

WHEREAS, through insight gained in the process as well as consultation, they will be equipped to begin making changes to curriculum and school culture; and

WHEREAS, the training obtained will align with Common Core State Standards and help all teachers improve student achievement in core content areas; and

WHEREAS, Kelly Hurst is qualified to provide such training and has agreed to provide such training over year at a total cost of $5,000; and

WHEREAS, Kelly Hurst consultant services are completely reimbursable through the Title II grant;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the retention of consultant Kelly Hurst 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: 7 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 7 - 0
   
Judith Johnson     Yes
Scott McFarland     Yes
Michael Zimmers     Yes
Anthony Mares     Yes
William Ringer     Yes
Micah Miller     Yes
Tiffany Mathis     Yes