Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 9/8/2020 - 6:30 PM
Category: CONSENT ACTION ITEMS
Type: Action
Subject: Approval of an Agreement with UIS Regarding AVID Associates
Strategic Plans:
Strategic Goal 1
Enclosure:
File Attachment:
Summary: The University of Illinois at Springfield is partnering with Springfield Public Schools to provide AVID Associates for AVID students through the Federal Work Study program.
Funding: AVID
Approved in original budget or revised budget yes
Funds currently available in specified line item yes
If not currently available in line item, where are funds available
Resolution: WHEREAS, the University of Illinois at Springfield Board of Trustees has received Federal Work Study fees for the placement of college students in the public non-profit settings to serve as Associates; and

WHEREAS, Lanphier, Southeast, Springfield, Franklin, Grant, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Washington schools meet the requirements for the federal funds as participating sites for work study placement; and

WHEREAS, Springfield Public School District 186, the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois at Springfield and the above mentioned schools desire to provide opportunities for eligible work study students to support the tutorial needs of the AVID students; and

WHEREAS, the University of Illinois at Springfield and Springfield Public School District 186 will have a total wage rate of $15 per hour with the University's contribution being $11.25 maximum and the District's share being $3.75 maximum (from AVID funds);

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the agreement with the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois at Springfield to provide AVID Associates for the AVID schools for the period of September 9, 2020, to June 2, 2020.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Cheree Morrison - Director
Signed By:
Jennifer E. Gill - Superintendent