Curriculum and Instruction|
DATE: Tuesday, July 14, 2009
TO: School Board Members
FROM: MaryEllen Elia, Superintendent
SUBJECT / RECOMMENDATIONS
Approve Adoption of Recommended Titles as Flexibility Instructional Materials for Elementary Science (Elementary Education)
We request approval to adopt the attached materials as supplemental materials for the Elementary Science Program. The attached memorandum from Shana Tirado, Supervisor, Elementary Science, indicates the Flex textbook committee studied and recommended the instructional materials according to district guidelines (Policy 4.16) which include the following:
- The District Flex textbook selection committee is trained in the instructional materials evaluation process.
- The Flex Committee reviews and evaluates submissions using the Florida Department of Education instructional materials evaluation packet.
- The Flex Committee through a consensus vote recommends instructional materials to be placed on the Flex list for purchase.
ANNUAL DISTRICT GOAL(S) AND CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTOR(S)
* Challenge and support all students with an appropriate curriculum
FINANCIAL IMPACT (Budgeted: Yes)
These items may be purchased using categorical textbook funds in the general operating budget for Curriculum and Instruction. The estimated five year cost is $121,000.
Carol Finch, Supervisor, Instructional Materials
Shana Tirado, Supervisor, Elementary Science
General Director, Elementary Education
Wynne A. Tye
Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum and Instruction
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20090714_356 * Section A Item# 1.02