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Action Item
DATE: Tuesday, December 6, 2016
TO: School Board Members
FROM: Jeff Eakins, Superintendent
Approve Agreement for Technical Services with Prismatic Services, Inc. for the Evaluation of the Project Prevent Grant Project (Office of Teaching and Learning)
The Project Prevent grant project is a federally awarded grant for assisting high-poverty schools in communities with pervasive violence to break the cycle of violence by having the support and tools for better meeting the needs of affected students.  This agenda item approves evaluator services for the annual grant program evaluation for activities implemented during the 2016/2017 school year, the third continuation year of the project, in compliance with funding agency requirements. Grant evaluation services include the following: evaluation design assistance, data analyses, and a comprehensive Annual Performance Evaluation Report.
• Recruit, support, and retain a highly effective and diverse workforce
Funds in the amount of $37,500.00 will be available in the Project Prevent Evaluation Grant, Special Revenue Fund. For tracking purposes, the project number specific to this agenda item is 3110. As of Monday, November 7, 2016, the remaining balance less encumbrances for this line item equaled $750,000.00.
The Coordinator of Grant Evaluations, Department of Assessment and Accountability, has direct supervision of the selected external evaluator. The Coordinator oversees the evaluation activities, tracks progress, and ensures reporting compliance as well as transmission of all required reports to the funding agency.
SUBMITTED BY:  Elizabeth Agresta, Chief Academic Officer, Office of Teaching and Learning
Gretchen Saunders   Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Chief Business Officer
(813) 272-4270
  Chief of Staff
(813) 272-4986
    C 6.06
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20161206_769 (Board Meeting) * Section C Item# 6.06