DATE: Tuesday, July 14, 2009
TO: School Board Members
FROM: MaryEllen Elia, Superintendent
SUBJECT / RECOMMENDATIONS
Approve the Quality Improvement Plan to be Submitted to the Grantee, Hillsborough County Head Start/Early Head Start, for Dental Compliance Issues of the Head Start Program (Student Services and Federal Programs Division)
Per the Head Start Act, reauthorized in December 2007, Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) has the responsibility to review and approve all major policies of the Head Start Program, including quality improvement plans. Dental compliance issues were identified during the 2007/2008 and 2008/2009 school years. The plan addresses program procedure changes that will be implemented to increase success in meeting dental compliance.
ANNUAL DISTRICT GOAL(S) AND CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTOR(S)
* Align financial resources to support the district’s strategic goals
FINANCIAL IMPACT (Budgeted: Yes)
The total of $9,959,994, is federal flow-through dollars from the Hillsborough County Head Start/Early Head Start and contracted to the Hillsborough County Public Schools Head Start Program. These dollars consist of $9,910,496 in Head Start base funding and $49,498 for training and technical assistance. All funds are expended for the operation of the Head Start Program for services provided to eligible children and families.
Financial statements are audited by the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners, as prescribed by law. Federal funding for the Hillsborough County Public Schools Head Start Program flows through the Grantee, Hillsborough County Head Start/Early Head Start. There is no district-generated revenue used for this program.
Beverly Wickson, Ed.D., Director, Early Childhood & HOST Programs
Gwendolyn L. Luney, Assistant Superintendent
Student Services and Federal Programs
Chief Business Officer
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20090714_356 * Section A Item# 5.30