School District of Clay County
Green Cove Springs, Florida
Teacher Inservice Center - Fleming Island High School 2233 Village Square Parkway Hearings for Special Actions regarding Students - 4:00 p.m. Regular Meeting - 7:00 p.m.
June 19, 2008 Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #37

Item Title
C-38 Federal Entitlement Grant application for IDEA Part B, IDEA PreK for 2008-2009.


School District of Clay County/ESE Department is applying for Federal Entitlement Grant, IDEA Part B; and IDEA, Part B Preschool Entitlement Grant funds; for the 2008-2009 year.

These funds are used by Clay County school Board to:

1.)   Employ ESE Secretaries, ESE Assistants, ESE PreK Assistants, ESE Specialist, ESE Teacher Assistants, Nurses, MH Counselors, Student Hearing Officers and Supplement Intervention Team Facilitators.

2.)   Supply classroom materials/equipment and adaptive/technological/assistive equipment/services for individual students.

3.)   Fund inservice activities for ESE and mainstream personnel.

4.)   Fund psycho-educational and speech/language evaluations and independent evaluations.

5.)   Fund procedures and program consultation, training and IEP consultation.

6.)   Fund additional instructional positions not provided by FTE.

7).   Fund required services for parentally Placed Private School Students.

These grant funds will enhance and broaden the ESE programs efficiency and scope of service in providing free and appropriate public education to students with a disability.

Recommended Action
The Superintendent recommends approval.

Financial Impact
For students with disabilities the IDEA PreK has been funded at $172,242 (05-06:  175,221; 06-07:  171,445) and the IDEA Part B is funded at $6,893,27 (05-06:  6,703,582; 06-07:  6,605,331).

Submitted By
Dr. Daniel Becton, Director, Exceptional Student Education

EXECUTIVE SESSION (Closed to the Public) Immediately following the Regular Meeting to discuss collective bargaining issues.