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Action Item
DATE: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
TO: School Board Members
FROM: Jeff Eakins, Superintendent
Approve the Statement of Work (SOW) with Convergence Consulting Group (CCG) for Analytics and Data Warehouse Development and Support for the Teacher Evaluation Data Management System (TEV) (Business Services Division)
This SOW is governed by the terms of the Master Services Agreement between the district and CCG approved by the Board on April 5, 2011. It is a continuation of support for the Teacher Evaluation Data Management System (TEV) and all related analytics that support the annual teacher evaluation processes.

CCG consultants continue to work closely with Information Technology and Human Resources staff to support and enhance the system. Activities include analytics and data warehouse software design, development, and testing. The services for this SOW will continue through September 30, 2017.

The Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grant has provided the means for the development of the district’s TEV System since December 2007. The TEV system links teachers with relevant student achievement data in order to calculate value added scores for teacher evaluations. The system includes teacher, test, course, and professional development data for all instructional personnel.

• Recruit, support, and retain a highly effective and diverse workforce
Funds in the amount of $433,200.00 are included in the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grant. For tracking purposes, the project number specific to this agenda item is 3205.  CCG provides services on a time and materials basis with no additional travel or per diem expenses. 
District staff monitors and reviews CCG's performance through status reports, discussions during meetings, and project plan reviews.
SUBMITTED BY:  Jessica Doherty, Department Manager, Human Resources
Rick Laneau, General Manager, Information Technology
Gretchen Saunders   Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Chief Business Officer
  Chief of Staff
(813) 272-4986
    C 6.12
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20170307_826 (Board Meeting) * Section C Item# 6.12