Meeting Date:
7/29/2013 - 4:00 PM  
Category:
Consent Agenda  
Type:
Action  
Subject:
13. SR - 7 TEACCH Contract(Workshop on the Fundamentals of Structured Teaching)  
:

 
Enclosure:
The TEACCH Contract and the proposed TEACCH agenda attach  
File Attachment:
Schedule.final.pdf
Scope of Work -- Attachment A.pdf
Jefferson Parish School Board LA TEACCH Contract.final.pdf
 
Summary:
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs)are a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. JPPSS is committed to providing its teachers with trainings that will have a positive impact on student outcomes. TEACCH, a global leader that JPPSS has partnered with before, will provide teachers and related personnel with information on the characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), informal assessment of skills of students with ASD, structured teaching principles, and behavior management for students with ASD. The University of North Carolina's TEACCH Autism program is a leader in developing, cultivating, and disseminating community-based interventions for students with ASD. This job-embedded professional development will take place on August 27, 28, and 29.  
Funding:
The cost of the training is $6,600 plus travel. The district will use 2013 IDEA funds for this training.  
 Recommendation
The Superintendent recommends that the School Board approve the attached contract with TEACCH.  
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Germain Gilson - Chief Student Support Officer
Signed By:
Patricia Adams - Staff Attorney
Signed By:
Michelle Blouin-Williams - Deputy Superintendent
Signed By:
Robert Fulton - Chief Financial Officer
Signed By:
Dr. James Meza, Jr. - Superintendent
 
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member (Jacobs, Mark) Moved, Member (Licciardi, Etta ) seconded to approve the Original motion 'Consent Agenda'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 9 Nay: 0.
The motion CARRIED 9 - 0