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Action Item
DATE: Tuesday, December 05, 2017
TO: School Board Members
FROM: Jeff Eakins, Superintendent
SUBJECT / RECOMMENDATIONS
Approve Agreement for Technical Services with Prismatic Services, Inc., for the Evaluation of the Title IX, Part C Homeless Grant Project (Office of Strategy Management)
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
The Title IX, Part C, Homeless Grant Project purpose is to increase identification and achievement of homeless students in the District.  This agenda item approves the evaluator services for the 2017/2018 school year of this appropriation-renewed Florida Department of Education entitlement grant.  Grant evaluation services include measuring the success of the grant-supported activities in implementing the program purpose to ensure that homeless children and youth have equal access to the same free, appropriate education available to non-homeless children.  The evaluation will provide program evaluation in compliance with the grant funding agency regulations and the needs of Hillsborough County Public Schools.
STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES
• Recruit, support, and retain a highly effective and diverse workforce
FINANCIAL IMPACT (Budgeted:  Yes)
Funds in the amount of $10,000 will be available in the Title I Part A funds for evaluation services of Title IX, Part C Homeless Grant.  For tracking purposes, the project number specific to this agenda item is 3457.  As of November 7, 2017, the remaining balance less encumbrances for this line item equaled $10,000.
EVALUATION
The Office of Strategy Management has direct supervision of the selected external evaluator, oversees the evaluation activities, tracks progress, and ensures reporting compliance as well as transmission of all required reports to the funding agency.  Funds are allocated in the Title IX budget specifically to contract with an external evaluator to assess program activities and impacts.
SUBMITTED BY:  Julie McLeod, Manager, Strategic Data and Evaluation
Gretchen Saunders   Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Chief Business Officer
(813) 272-4270
  Chief of Staff
(813) 272-4986
    C 6.17
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20171205_824 (Board Meeting) * Section C Item# 6.17