Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 6/15/2020 - 6:00 PM
Category: CONSENT ACTION ITEMS
Type: Action
Subject: Approval of a Consultant Agreement for Blessed Sacrament School
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Summary: Terri Foster received her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Tufts University in Medford, MA. She has over 20 years of experience providing pediatric occupational therapy services in hospitals, schools, and private practice. She currently provides contracted occupational therapy services to schools and private handwriting tutoring. Ms. Foster is Level 1 Certified and has used the LWT curriculum throughout her years as an OT in a variety of school and private settings. The incredible success she has seen her students achieve using LWT motivated her to become a Certified National Workshop Presenter with Learning Without Tears. She has been enjoying teaching others the LWT curriculum through presenting both school based and national workshops for Learning Without Tears since 2008.
She will present this workshop to Blessed Sacrament staff July 21, 2020. The total cost is $3,614.04.
Funding: Title II
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, Terri Foster will conduct a one-day workshop on classroom management strategies for challenging children; and

WHEREAS, the training will align with Common Core State Standards and the Blessed Sacrament professional development plan to help all teachers improve student achievement in core content areas; and

WHEREAS, Terri Foster is qualified to provide such training and has agreed to provide such training at a cost of $3,614.04; and

WHEREAS, Terri Foster's Learning Without Tears training services are completely reimbursable through the Title II grant;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the retention of consultants Terri Foster, 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 Michael Zimmers Moved, Member William Ringer seconded to approve the Original motion 'WHEREAS, Terri Foster will conduct a one-day workshop on classroom management strategies for challenging children; and

WHEREAS, the training will align with Common Core State Standards and the Blessed Sacrament professional development plan to help all teachers improve student achievement in core content areas; and

WHEREAS, Terri Foster is qualified to provide such training and has agreed to provide such training at a cost of $3,614.04; and

WHEREAS, Terri Foster's Learning Without Tears training services are completely reimbursable through the Title II grant;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the retention of consultants Terri Foster, 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