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THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA

Miami, Florida

OFFICIAL AGENDA

JUNE 19, 2019                            REGULAR BOARD MEETING                        11:00 A. M.
       REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING*

(Following the conclusion of the regular agenda,
but no later than approximately 6:30 P.M.)


(*Following the conclusion of the regular agenda, but no later than approximately 6:30 P.M.)

PERSONS WISHING TO SPEAK TO AN AGENDA ITEM listed for this meeting and/or the REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING should submit a written request to the Superintendent of Schools, 1450 N.E. Second Avenue, Room 102, Miami, Florida 33132, NO LATER THAN 4:30 P.M., MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2019.

Speakers Supplemental List will generally be posted on Tuesday PM or Wednesday AM prior to the meeting. To view a history of the changes to the Agenda click here.

* The public hearing shall begin no later than approximately 6:30 p.m. The Chair may begin calling speakers who are present immediately following the conclusion of the regular agenda. The public hearing shall not conclude before 4:30 p.m., unless all of the speakers signed up to speak are present and have been given the opportunity to speak.

Citizens who wish to speak on matters not on the agenda, or on agenda items that appear on the consent agenda, will be heard at the public hearing. The total time allotted for the public hearing shall not exceed one and one-half hours.

Pursuant to Board Policy 0169.1, a person not scheduled in advance to speak on a non-agenda topic must submit, either before or during the regularly scheduled meeting, a written request to the Chair. Board members present at the meeting must vote by a majority for the person to be heard.

The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, seeks public input and participation. However, the public purpose is not served when citizens become disorderly or disrupt the meeting. Accordingly, the Chair may order the removal from any School Board meeting of any person interfering with the expeditious or orderly process of the meeting provided the Chair has first issued a warning that continued interference with the orderly processes of the meeting will result in removal. Any law enforcement authority or a sergeant-at-arms designated by Chair shall remove any person ordered removed pursuant to this section §1001.372 (3), Fla.Stat.


11:00 A. M.

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

MOMENT OF SILENT MEDITATION


Pursuant to its Policies, proposed Board member resolutions, endorsements, and proclamations will be presented at 11:00 a.m. Upon vote being taken, the Board will recess to present the approved resolutions, endorsements, and proclamations, to which all persons are invited. The Superintendent’s Special Orders shall follow the Board Member presentations.

The Board will then reconvene the regular public meeting, including other hearings, in accordance with Policies of the Board, at 1:00 p.m.


B-3  REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 19-038 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING VIVIANA JORDAN (REPLACED)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. SUSIE V. CASTILLO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 19-038 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Viviana Jordan.


B-4  REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 19-041 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, HONORING FORMER CITY OF MIAMI POLICE CHIEF CLARENCE DICKSON (REVISED) 

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approved Resolution No. 19-041 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, honoring Former City of Miami Police Chief Clarence Dickson.


B-5  REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 19-042 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MS. MARIA C. GARZA (REPLACED)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. LUBBY NAVARRO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 19-042 of The School Board Of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Maria C. Garza.


B-6  REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 19-040 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING “THE AMPARO EXPERIENCE”

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No.19-040 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing “The Amparo Experience.


B-7  REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 19-043 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE MIAMI-DADE SCHOOL POLICE EXPLORER PROGRAM (REPLACED)


SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS

·Perfect Attendance


STUDENT PERFORMANCE

· William Lehman Elementary Drama Factory


AGENDA ITEMS ADDED/WITHDRAWN AFTER PUBLICATION OF THE AGENDA

DISCLOSURE OF VOTING CONFLICTS

CONSENT AGENDA

APPROVAL OF BID OPENING LISTS: April 23 and 25, 2019; May 9, 14, 16 and 21, 2019

APPROVAL OF BOARD MINUTES: Minutes of Instructional Materials Public Hearing of May 1, 2019 and Minutes of the May 8, 2019 Regular School Board Meeting


B. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

- Board Member Announcements *

- Resolutions and Recognitions (11:00 a.m.)


(*ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE HEARD AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE “H” ITEMS)

SUPERINTENDENT’S SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS (11:00 A.M.)


A., C. THROUGH G. ADMINISTRATION’S NEW BUSINESS ITEMS AND SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY’S ITEMS



A. SUPERINTENDENT’S PRIORITY ITEMS

(ITEMS WILL BE HEARD AT APPROXIMATELY 5:00 P.M.)


C. ACADEMICS, EVALUATION AND TECHNOLOGY


D. PERSONNEL SERVICES AND STUDENT AND SCHOOL SUPPORT


E. INNOVATION, GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT/FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY


F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION


G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY


H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

- Proposed Board Member Initiatives

- Board Member Discussion Issues/New Business


I. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

- Correspondence, Reports and Other Information (Pre-Taped Items)


REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING SPEAKERS AND/OR SPEAKERS TO CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE HEARD IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE BOARD POLICY.


THE PUBLIC HEARING SHALL BEGIN NO LATER THAN APPROXIMATELY 6:30 P.M. THE CHAIR MAY BEGIN CALLING SPEAKERS WHO ARE PRESENT IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION OF THE REGULAR AGENDA. THE PUBLIC HEARING SHALL NOT CONCLUDE BEFORE 4:30 P.M., UNLESS ALL OF THE SPEAKERS SIGNED UP TO SPEAK ARE PRESENT AND HAVE BEEN GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEAK.



A. SUPERINTENDENT’S PRIORITY ITEMS

  

A-1 SUPERINTENDENT’S INFORMATIONAL REPORTS TO THE BOARD ON SELECTED TOPICS

  • Sprint 1 Million Project
  •  2019 Commencement Address

B. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

- Board Member Announcements *

- Resolutions and Recognitions (11:00 a.m.)

(*ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE HEARD AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE “H” ITEMS)


C. ACADEMICS, EVALUATION AND TECHNOLOGY

C-1 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE (1) A RENEWAL CHARTER SCHOOL MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT FOR SOUTH FLORIDA AUTISM CHARTER SCHOOL, INC., ON BEHALF OF SOUTH FLORIDA AUTISM CHARTER SCHOOL; AND (2) A CHARTER SCHOOL MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT FOR MIAMI-DADE FOUNDATION FOR EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION, INC., A FLORIDA NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION, ON BEHALF OF ACADEMY FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION UPPER SCHOOL FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (REVISED)

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to negotiate and execute:

    (1) a renewal charter school management agreement for South Florida Autism Charter School, Inc., on behalf of South Florida Autism Charter School for the term of the renewal charter contract, with an option to renew, and for a fee of up to 10% of funds received by the school through the Florida Education Finance Program per student Full Time Equivalent per year.  Additional services may be provided under separate contract at cost; and

    (2) a charter school management agreement for Miami-Dade Foundation for Educational Innovation, Inc., a Florida Not-for-Profit Corporation, on behalf of Academy for International Education Upper School for Science and Technology for the term of the charter contract, with an option to renew, and for a fee of up to 10% of funds received by the school through the Florida Education Finance Program per student Full Time Equivalent per year.  Additional services may be provided under separate contract at cost.

C-2  REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS WITH SIX COMMUNITY AGENCIES TO OPERATE PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $5,421,961 EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2020, CONTINGENT UPON APPROVAL OF THE 2019-2020 DISTRICT BUDGET

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

  1. Enter into contractual agreements with six community agencies to operate programs for children with disabilities in an amount not to exceed $5,421,961 effective July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020, contingent upon approval of the 2019-2020 District Budget, as follows:
  • Association for Retarded Citizens of South Florida, Inc., dba The ARC of South Florida in an amount not to exceed $1,482,611;
  • Easter Seals South Florida, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,082,160;
  • Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $668,555 (B-2 contract in an amount not to exceed $179,342; PK-ESE in an amount not to exceed $426,002 and Kindergarten-ESE in an amount not to exceed $63,211);
  • University of Miami Debbie Institute, in an amount not to exceed $1,160,485 (B-2 contract in an amount not to exceed $664,090 and PK-2nd grade contract in an amount not to exceed $496,395);
  • University of Miami, Linda Ray Intervention Center/ Department of Psychology, in an amount not to exceed $428,109;
  • United Cerebral Palsy Association of Miami, Inc., dba United Community Options, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $600,041 (B-2 contract in an amount not to exceed $501,733 and K-12 contract in an amount not to exceed $98,308); and
  1. Utilize an exception stated within School Board Policy 6320, based on the provision of educational and health related services to support students with significant disabilities.
  • The appropriations for this item will be included in the General Fund of the 2019-2020 Tentative Budget to be recommended for adoption in July 2019, contingent upon approval of the 2019-2020 District Budget.
  • Authorization is also granted to the Superintendent to make adjustments to contracted amounts based on any State changes to the Base Student Allocation.

D. PERSONNEL SERVICES AND STUDENT AND SCHOOL SUPPORT

 

D-20 REQUEST APPROVAL OF:

  1. PERSONNEL ACTION LISTING
  2. APPOINTMENT OF PERSONNEL FOR 2019-2020

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve:

  1. Personnel Action Listing 1120 Instructional and Non-Instructional appointments, reassignments, leaves, separations, retirements and resignations from April 19, 2019 through May 9, 2019.
  2. The nominations of personnel for 2019-2020, subject to the provisions set forth in their respective collective bargaining agreements or other applicable agreements and in accordance with state statutes and policies of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida. 

D-21 REQUEST APPROVAL OF ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS FOR REQUEST 2018-2019 APPROVAL AND JOB OF DESCRIPTION (REVISED)

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the recommendation for appointments and lateral transfers to be effective June 20, 2019, or as soon thereafter as can be facilitated, with the exception of the effective dates as noted throughout the item and authorize compensation adjustments upon appointment and thereafter as stipulated in the item.


D-22 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO SUBMIT THE RENEWAL OF THE ADD-ON AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER ENDORSEMENT CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to submit the renewal of the Add-on Autism Spectrum Disorder Endorsement Certification to the Florida Department of Education.


D-55 (REVISED)

  1. RECOMMENDED ACCEPTANCE OF AGREED UPON DISCIPLINARY ACTION
  2. RECOMMENDED ACCEPTANCE OF DISCIPLINARY ACTION PENDING APPEAL

RECOMMENDED:

  1. That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the Superintendent's recommendation for disciplinary action, which has been agreed to by the employees.

    A) Nadia Burke: suspension without pay from her position as Custodian at Brentwood Elementary School, for ten (10) calendar days, effective June 20, 2019, for just cause, including, but not limited to: violation of School Board Policies 4210, Standards of Ethical Conduct; 4210.01, Code of Ethics; and 8700, Anti-Fraud. This action is taken in accordance with Sections 1001.32(2), 1012.22(1)(!), and 447.209, Florida Statutes; and Articles II and XI of the Contract between the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

    B) Vernie G. Gonzales: suspension without pay from his position as Lead Custodian at Carrie P. Meek/Westview K-8 Center, for ten (10) calendar days, effective June 20, 2019, for just cause, including, but not limited to: gross insubordination; and violation of School Board Policies 4210, Standards of Ethical Conduct; and 4210.01, Code of Ethics. This action is taken in accordance with Sections 1001.32(2), 1012.22(1 )(f), and 447.209, Florida Statutes; and Articles II and XI of the Contract between the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

    C) Teddy Orozco: suspension without pay from his position as Teacher at Shenandoah Middle School, for fifteen (15) workdays, effective August 14, 2019, for just cause, including, but not limited to: misconduct in office; and violation of School Board Policies 3210, Standards of Ethical Conduct; and 3210.01, Code of Ethics. This action is taken in accordance with Sections 1001.32(2), 1012.22(1 )(f), 1012.33, and 447.209, Florida Statutes; and State Board Rules 6A-5.056 and 6A- 10.081, FAG.

    D) David C. Riker: suspension without pay from his position as Teacher at John I. Smith K-8 Center, for three (3) workdays, effective August 14, 2019, for just cause, including, but not limited to: misconduct in office; and violation of School Board Policies 3121.01, Employment Standards and Fingerprinting of All Employees; 3210, Standards of Ethical Conduct; and 3210.01, Code of Ethics. This action is taken in accordance with Sections 1001.32(2), 1012.22(1)(f), 1012.33, and 447.209, Florida Statutes; and State Board Rules 6A-5.056 and 6A- 10.081, FAG.

  2. That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the Superintendent's recommendation for disciplinary action, pending the outcome of an administrative hearing or grievance/arbitration proceeding, if requested.

    A) Shavonne L. Anderson: suspension without pay and initiation of dismissal proceedings from her position as Teacher at Miami Beach Senior High School, effective June 20, 2019, for just cause, including, but not limited to: continued gross insubordination; misconduct in office; and violation of School Board Policies 3210, Standards of Ethical Conduct; and 3210.01, Code of Ethics. This action is taken in accordance with Sections 1001.32(2), 1012.22(1)(f), 1012.33, and 447.209, Florida Statutes; and State Board Rules 6A-5.056 and 6A- 10.081, FAG.

    B) Ernest J. Roberts: suspension without pay and initiation of dismissal proceedings from his position as Assistant Principal at Linda Lentin K-8 Center, effective June 20, 2019, for just cause, including, but not limited to: misconduct in office; and violation of School Board Policies 1121.01, Employment Standards and Fingerprinting; 1210, Standards of Ethical Conduct; and 1210.01, Code of Ethics. This action is taken in accordance with Sections 1001.32(2), 1012.22(1 )(f), 1012.32, 1012.33, 435.04, 435.06, and 447.209, Florida Statutes; and State Board Rules 6A-5.056 and 6A-10.081, FAG.

    C) Linda M. Thigpen: suspension without pay and initiation of dismissal proceedings from her position as Teacher at Robert Renick Educational Center, effective June 20, 2019, for just cause, including, but not limited to: misconduct in office; and violation of School Board Policies 3121.01, Employment Standards and Fingerprinting of All Employees; 3210, Standards of Ethical Conduct; and 3210.01, Code of Ethics. This action is taken in accordance with Sections 1001.32(2), 1012.22(1 )(f), 1012.32, 1012.33, 435.04, 435.06, and 447.209, Florida Statutes; and State Board Rules 6A-5.056 and 6A-10.081, FAG.

D-65 REQUEST SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL OF EIGHT NEW CHARTER SCHOOL CONTRACTS, TWENTY-ONE CHARTER SCHOOL CONTRACT AMENDMENTS, SEVEN CHARTER SCHOOL CONTRACT RENEWALS AND TWO CHARTER SCHOOL CONSOLIDATIONS (REVISED)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

A. Approve eight new charter school contracts with: 

  1. Lincoln-Marti Charter School, Inc., d/b/a Charter High School of the Americas (Florida City) (MSID 7144), to approve an initial charter contract for a 5-year term, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2024;
  2. Mater Academy, Inc., d/b/a Mater High South (MSID 7120), to (a) approve an initial charter contract for a 5-year term; and, (b) change the school’s name from Mater High South to Mater Academy Bay High School, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2024;
  3. Mater Academy, Inc., d/b/a Mater Preparatory Academy (MSID 3003), to approve an initial charter contract for a 5-year term, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2024;
  4. Somerset Academy, Inc., d/b/a Somerset Academy Meadow (MSID TBD), to (a) approve an initial charter contract for a 5-year term; and, (b) change the school’s name from Somerset Academy Meadow to Somerset Preparatory Academy (Homestead), commencing July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2025;
  5. Somerset Academy, Inc., d/b/a Somerset Academy Sunset Middle School (MSID 6046), to (a) approve an initial charter contract for a 5-year term; and, (b) change the school’s name from Somerset Academy Sunset Middle School to Somerset Preparatory Academy Middle School (Homestead), commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2024;
  6. Somerset Academy, Inc., d/b/a Somerset Academy Sunset High School (MSID 7242), to (a) approve an initial charter contract for a 5-year term; and, (b) change the school’s name from Somerset Academy Sunset High School to Somerset Preparatory Academy High School (Homestead), commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2024;
  7. Sports Leadership and Management, Inc., d/b/a SLAM Academy Charter High School (North Campus) (MSID 7108), to approve an initial charter contract for a 5-year term, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2024; and,
  8. True North Classical Academy, Inc., d/b/a True North Classical Academy High School (MSID 7039), to approve an initial charter contract for a 5-year term, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2024.

B. Approve twenty-one (21) charter school contract amendments with:

  1. AcadeMir Charter School, Inc., d/b/a AcadeMir Charter School Preparatory (MSID 1015), to (a) increase grade levels from K-5 to K-8; (b) add a satellite campus located at 14105 SW 184 Street, Miami, Florida 33177; (c) increase student enrollment by 300 students from a maximum of 850 students to 1,150 students; and, (d) require payment of an administrative fee for the satellite campus to account for additional district oversight and monitoring, commencing  July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021;
  2. BridgePrep Academy, Inc., d/b/a BridgePrep Academy of North Miami Beach (MSID 4050), to increase student enrollment by 162 students from a maximum of 508 students to a maximum of 670 students for the 2019-2020 school year effective July 1, 2019;
  3. The City of Hialeah, Florida, d/b/a City of Hialeah Educational Academy (MSID 7362), under Section 1002.33, F.S., High Performing Charter Schools, to increase student enrollment from 920 students to a maximum of 1,000 students, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2028;
  4. Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School, Inc., d/b/a Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School (MSID 3002),under Section 1002.33, F.S., High Performing Charter Schools, to increase student enrollment by 250 students from 950 students to a maximum of 1,200 students, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020;
  5. The Doral Academy, Inc., d/b/a Doral Academy Charter Middle School (MSID 6030),under Section 1002.33, F.S., High Performing Charter Schools, to increase student enrollment by 100 students from 1,438 students to a maximum of 1,538 students, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2028;
  6. The Doral Academy, Inc., d/b/a Doral Academy of Technology (MSID 3029), under Section 1002.33, F.S., High Performing Charter Schools, to increase student enrollment by 50 students from 300 students to a maximum of 350 students, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2025;
  7. The Doral Academy, Inc., d/b/a Doral Performing Arts & Entertainment Academy (MSID 7009), under Section 1002.331(2), F.S., High Performing Charter Schools, to increase student enrollment by 50 students from 403 students to a maximum of 453 students, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2030;
  8. The Doral Academy, Inc., d/b/a Doral Academy High School (MSID 7020),under Section 1002.33, F.S., High Performing Charter Schools, to increase student enrollment by 100 students from 1,800 students to a maximum of 1,900 students, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2026;
  9. Excelsior Academies, Inc., d/b/a Excelsior Charter Academy (MSID 5032), to increase student enrollment by 110 students from 490 students to a maximum student enrollment of 600 students, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2022;
  10. Integrated Science and Asian Culture Academy, Inc., d/b/a Integrated Science and Asian Culture (ISAAC) Academy (MSID 2004), under Section 1002.33, F.S., High Performing Charter Schools, to modify the contract to reflect a 15-year term ending June 30, 2033;
  11. International Studies Charter High School, Inc., d/b/a International Studies Virtual Academy (MSID 6017), to extend the charter contract for two years, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending on June 30, 2021;
  12. Mater Academy, Inc., d/b/a Mater Virtual Academy Charter Middle High School (MSID 6997), to extend the charter contract for two years, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending on June 30, 2021;
  13. Mater Academy, Inc., d/b/a Mater Academy (Miami Beach) (MSID 5047), under Section 1002.33, F.S., High Performing Charter Schools, to (a) modify the contract to reflect a 15-year term ending June 30, 2030; and, (b) reduce the grade levels being served from a K-9 to a K-8, commencing July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2030;
  14. Mater Academy, Inc., d/b/a Mater Academy at Mount Sinai (MSID 5054), under Section 1002.33, F.S., High Performing Charter Schools, to modify the contract to reflect a 15-year term ending June 30, 2032;
  15. Miami Arts, Inc., d/b/a Miami Arts Charter School (MSID 7059), to(a) remove the school’s second campus located at 3000 S.E. Ninth Street, Homestead, Florida 33033 (Folio No. 10-7921-011-0023); (b) decrease student maximum enrollment by 1,150 students from a maximum of 2,650 students to a maximum of 1,500 students; (c) remove the administrative fee being charged for the second campus; and, (d) remove language prohibiting a School Leader from serving as the school’s ESP, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending on June 30, 2024;
  16. Pinecrest Academy, Inc., d/b/a Pinecrest Glades Middle High (MSID 7027), under Section 1002.33, F.S., High Performing Charter Schools, to modify the contract to reflect a 15-year term ending June 30, 2031;
  17. Pinecrest Academy, Inc., d/b/a Pinecrest North Preparatory (Fontainebleau Campus) (MSID 5004), to add a folio number to the charter contract, (Folio No. 30-4004-084-0557), commencing July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2022;
  18. Somerset Virtual Academy, Inc., d/b/a Somerset Virtual Academy Middle High (MSID 6016), to extend the charter contract for two year, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021;
  19. Somerset Academy, Inc., d/b/a Somerset Preparatory Academy Sunset (MSID 5002), under Section 1002.33, F.S., High Performing Charter Schools, to modify the contract to reflect a 15-year term ending June 30, 2030;
  20. Somerset Academy, Inc., d/b/a Somerset Arts Academy (MSID 2012), to (a) allow the school to add a satellite campus, for the 2019-2020 SY only, at 3000 S.E. Ninth Street, Homestead, Florida 33035,  (b)  limit the student enrollment to 150 students in grades Kindergarten to Grade 2; and, (c) require payment of an administrative fee for the satellite campus to account for additional oversight and monitoring, commencing July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020; and,
  21. True North Classical Academy, Inc., d/b/a True North Classical Academy South (MSID 1002), to (a) delete the facility located at 8445 S.W. 72nd Street, Miami, Florida 33173; and (b) allow the school to re- locate to 7900 S.W. 86th Street, Miami Florida 33143 (Folio No. 30-4034-000-0540), commencing July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2023.

C. Approve seven charter school contract renewals with:

  1. Beacon College Prep, Inc., d/b/a Beacon College Preparatory (MSID 4002), to (a) renew the charter contract for a 10-year term; and, (b) change the school’s name from Beacon College Preparatory to Beacon College Prep Elementary School, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2029;
  2. NorthStar Academies, Inc., d/b/a CG Bethel High School (MSID 7062), to renew the charter contract for a 10-year term, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2029;
  3. NorthStar Academies, Inc., d/b/a Chambers High School (MSID 7065), to renew the charter contract for a 10-year term, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2029;
  4. The Doral Academy, Inc., d/b/a Doral Academy (MSID 3030), under Section 1002.331(2)(e), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools, to renew the charter contract for a 15-year term, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2034;
  5. Miami Community Charter High School, Inc., d/b/a Miami Community Charter High School (MSID 7058), to renew the charter contract for a 5-year term, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2024;
  6. enaissance Charter School, Inc., d/b/a Renaissance Elementary (MSID 0400), under Section 1002.331(2)(e), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools, to renew the charter contract for a 15-year term, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2034; and,
  7. outh Florida Autism Charter Schools, Inc., d/b/a South Florida Autism Charter School (MSID 1070), to (a) renew the charter contract for a 10-year term and, (b) implement a Corrective Action Plan, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2029.

D. Approve two charter school consolidations:

  1. Mater Academy Inc., d/b/a Mater Grove Academy (MSID 5045), under Section 1002.33(7)(b)(2)(c), High-Performing Charter Schools, to (a) consolidate the charter with Mater Brickell Academy (MSID 5046), also a High Performing School, into one charter school serving a maximum enrollment of 1,400 students in grades Kindergarten through eight; and (b) adopt the school name and MSID as directed by the FDOE, commencing July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2030; and,
  2. Mater Academy Inc., d/b/a Mater Gardens Academy (MSID 0312), under Section 1002.33(7)(b)(2)(c), High-Performing Charter Schools, to (a) consolidate the charter with Mater Gardens Academy Middle School (MSID 6042), also a High Performing School, into one charter serving a maximum enrollment of 900 students in grades Kindergarten through eight; and (b) adopt the school name and MSID as directed by the FDOE, commencing July 1, 2019,  and ending June 30, 2031.

E. Approve a Reduction-in-Force/Layoff as needed, only to the extent described in this item as Total Initial Loss, in accordance with School Board Policies and applicable collective bargaining agreements.


D-66 PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF BOARD POLICY: FINAL READING 5120, STUDENT SCHOOL ASSIGNMENT AND ATTENDANCE BOUNDARY COMMITTEE

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt amended School Board Policy 5120, Student School Assignment and Attendance Boundary Committee and the document, Attendance Zone Recommendations and Related Administrative Actions 2019-2020, which is incorporated by reference and is part of this policy, and authorize the Superintendent to file the policy with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective July 1, 2019.


D-67 PROPOSED RENAMING OF BISCAYNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, FIENBERG/FISHER K-8 CENTER, NAUTILUS MIDDLE SCHOOL AND SOUTH POINTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida,

    1. approve the renaming of Biscayne Elementary School to Biscayne Beach Elementary School.
    2. approve the renaming of of Fienberg/Fisher K-8 Center to Miami Beach Fienberg/Fisher K-8.
    3. approve the renaming of Nautilus Middle School to Miami Beach Nautilus Middle School.
    4. approve the renaming of South Pointe Elementary School to Miami Beach South Pointe Elementary School.

     

E. INNOVATION, GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS, AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT/FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY


E-1 MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT FOR THE PERIOD ENDING APRIL 2019

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Monthly Financial Report for the period ending April 2019.


E-14  AUTHORIZATION OF EXPENDITURES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019 UNTIL THE FY 2019-20 TENTATIVE BUDGET IS ADOPTED

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the FY 2018-19 budget, as amended, to be used as a continuation budget for FY 2019-20, effective July 1, 2019 until such time as the FY 2019-20 tentative budget becomes official.


E-35  APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION 19-037 AUTHORAZING THE FORWARD REFUNDING OF UP TO $68 MILLION TO REFINANCE A PORTION OF THE SERIES 2011B CERTIFICATES OF PARTICIPATION

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution 19-037 authorizing the issuance of up to $68 million refunding Certificates of Participation to refund on a forward basis all or a portion of the Series 2011B COPs.

 

E-36  APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION 19-039 AUTHORIZING AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF UP TO $400 MILLION TAX ANTICIPATION NOTES, SERIES 2019

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve Resolution 19-039 authorizing and providing for issuance of up to $400 million of Tax Anticipation Notes, Series 2019.


E-37  FINAL READING: PROPOSED REPEAL AND REPLACEMENT OF POLICY 6144, INVESTMENTS

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, repeal and adopt replacement Board Policy 6144, Investments, and authorize the Superintendent to file the replacement policy with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective on June 19, 2019.


E-66   REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO RENEW EXISTING COVERAGES INCLUDING CATASTROPHIC ATHLETIC ACCIDENT COVERAGE, LAW ENFORCEMENT PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE, EXCESS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INSURANCE, GENERAL/ AUTOMOBILE/ PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE, BOILER AND MACHINERY COVERAGE, CYBER LIABILITY COVERAGE, MEDIA LIABILITY COVERAGE, AND STUDENT PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

  1. authorize renewal terms of the Catastrophic Athletic Accident insurance with Zurich American Insurance Company, (A.M. Best A+ XV) through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. for a one- year period effective August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020, with a policy annual aggregate limit of $6 million dollars and a $25,000 deductible for a total premium of $69,019;
  2. authorize the renewal of the Law Enforcement Professional Liability Insurance coverage with Indian Harbor Insurance Company (A.M. Best A+ XV), through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, with an annual premium of $242,840, with a $5 million each wrongful act/annual aggregate and an additional $1 Million in defense costs outside of the policy limit and a self-insured retention of $200,000,
  3. authorize renewal of the District’s Excess Workers’ Compensation Insurance coverage with Safety National Casualty Corporation (A.M. Best A+ XV) through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. for a one-year term, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, at a rate of $.0726616 per $100 of annual payroll with a deposit premium of $1,322,217 subject to a per claim, self-insured retention of $1,500,000, subject to an annual audit with any additional or return premium due as a result of actual payroll expenditures;
  4. authorize renewal of the General/ Automobile/ Professional Liability/ Errors and Omissions coverage with United Educators Risk Retention Group (United Educators) (A.M. Best A, IX) through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. for five one-year terms effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, subject to annual re-rate and cancellation provisions with the first year’s premium totaling $288,963, subject to a self-insured retention for the General/Automobile coverage, commensurate with the current levels of limited Sovereign Immunity of $200,000 per claim/$300,000 per accident and a flat, per wrongful act self- insurance retention of $200,000 for Professional Liability claims;
  5. authorize renewal of the Boiler and Machinery coverage with Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (A.M. Best A++ X) through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. effective September 13, 2019 through September 12, 2020, with policy limits of $100 million per loss at a rate of .001677 per $100 total insured values, subject to a base of $10.12 billion with the annual premium for 2019-2020 being $169,624; 
  6. authorize the renewal of the Cyber Liability coverage with Brit-Lloyd’s (A.M. Best A, XV) through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. for a one-year period effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, for a total premium of $139,000 with coverage limits of $10 million per claim/annual aggregate subject to a $250,000 self-insured retention;
  7. authorize the purchase of Media Liability coverage with Atlantic Specialty Insurance (A.M. Best A+, XV) through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. with coverage limits of $1 million per claim and $5 million annual aggregate subject to a self-insured retention of $10,000 with an annual premium of $6,535 for a one-year period effective July 1, 2019 thru June 30, 2020; and
  8. authorize the renewal of Student Professional Liability insurance coverage through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc., from Medical Protective Company (A.M. Best A++, XV) with coverage limits of $1 million per occurrence/$6 million aggregate, with a $0 deductible, with total premiums for such coverage of $56,865 with the ability to add students during the year for a one-year period effective July 1, 2019 thru June 30, 2020.

E-86   EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES IMPACT FEES AGENCY FUNDS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA - FINANCIAL REPORT SEPTEMBER 30, 2018

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Educational Facilities Impact Fees Agency Funds of Miami-Dade County, Florida - Financial Report September 30, 2018.

 

E-87  AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS OF THE FOUNDATION FOR NEW EDUCATION INITIATIVES, INC. AND INDEPENDENT AUDITOR’S REPORT FOR THE YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2018

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Audited Financial Statements of The Foundation for New Education Initiatives, Inc. and Independent Auditor’s Report for the Year Ended June 30, 2018.

 

E-88  INTERNAL AUDIT REPORT – SELECTED SCHOOLS/CENTERS

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Internal Audit Report – Selected Schools/Centers.

 

E-89 REVIEW OF AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR 21 OF 130 CHARTER SCHOOLS OPERATING DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2018

RECOMMENDED:  That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file Review of Audited Financial Statements for 21 of 130 Charter Schools Operating During the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2018.

 

E-90  INDEPENDENT AUDITOR’S REPORT-PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) FUNDED SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR THE PERIOD FROM JULY 1, 2012 TO JUNE 30, 2018

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Independent Auditor’s Report-Performance Audit Of Miami-Dade County Public Schools General Obligation Bond (GOB) Funded School Improvement Program For The Period From July 1, 2012 To June 30, 2018.

 

E-141 AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-18-066-CM - COMMERCIAL LEASING OF PAVED-PARKING FACILITIES AT FEINBERG/FISHER K-8

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

1. AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-18-066-CM - COMMERCIAL LEASING OF PAVED-PARKING FACILITIES AT FEINBERG/FISHER K-8 CENTER, to solicit bids from qualified individuals and/or firms for the commercial leasing of the parking facilities located at located at Fienberg Fisher K-8 Center, at 1420 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139, for a period of one (1) year, and may, at the sole option of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida,  be extended for two (2) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:

    PRIMARY:
    SUNSHINE STATE PARKING, LLC
    1210 MICHIGAN AVENUE
    MIAMI BEACH, FL 33137
    OWNER/OFFICER: ANDREW MIRMELLI, MANAGER

    ALTERNATE:
    AMERICAN CAR PARKS, INC.
    3020 SW 111 AVE
    MIAMI, FL 33165
    OWNER/OFFICER: RICARDO A. METRAL, PRESIDENT

2. AUTHORIZE the Superintendent of Schools to grant or deny all approvals required under the lease agreement with the awarded vendors, including executing amendments to the lease agreement under the authority granted to the Superintendent in the lease agreement, renewing, extending, cancelling and/or terminating the lease agreement and placing the awarded vendor in default, as may be applicable.


E-142 AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-18-045-CM - DELIVERY OF TESTING MATERIALS

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

1. AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-18-045-CM –   DELIVERY OF TESTING MATERIALS, to establish a contract to furnish all necessary labor and transportation for the delivery of testing materials, for a period of three (3) years, July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022; and may, at the sole option of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, be extended for two (2) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:

    COMET COURIER CORP.
    9705 NW 108TH AVENUE, UNIT # 10
    MIAMI, FL 33178
    OWNER/OFFICER: STEVEN A. SELTZER, PRESIDENT

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $226,320 for the initial contract term and an amount not to exceed $75,440 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period(s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.


E-144 AWARD REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-18-004-CH -MENTAL WELLNESS CURRICULUM (WITHDRAWN)

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

1. AWARD REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-18-004-CH –   MENTAL WELLNESS CURRICULUM, to select a qualified agency to develop, design, launch and implement a program that focuses on mental wellness, initial effective date of June 19, 2019, through June 18, 2022, and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and the successful bidders, be extended for two (2) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:

    EVERFI, INC.
    3299 K STREET NW, 4TH FLOOR
    WASHINGTON, DC 20007
    OWNER/OFFICER: TOM DAVIDSON, CEO

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $300,000 for the initial contract term and an amount not to exceed $100,000 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period(s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.


E-145 AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-17-041-CV– CARPET, TILE AND RESILIENT FLOOR – FURNISH AND INSTALL

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

1. AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO.  ITB-17-041-CV – CARPET, TILE AND RESILIENT FLOOR - FURNISH AND INSTALL, to establish a contract for the supply and installation of carpet tile, resilient floor tile and resilient sheet, flooring, as needed, for Miami-Dade County Public Schools. during the term of the bid, with an initial effective date of June 19, 2019 through June 18, 2021 and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and the successful bidder, be extended for three (3) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:

    a. A AFFORDABLE CARPET & MAINTENANCE, INC.   MBE
    D.B.A. DUPONT FLOORING SYSTEMS
    297 N. W. 23RD STREET
    MIAMI, FL 33127
    OWNER/OPERATOR: NORAIMA RAMIREZ, PRESIDENT
    HISPANIC AMERICAN

    b. COMMERCIAL INTERIOR CONTRACTORS, CORP.    SBE
    1799 N. W. 22ND STREET
    MIAMI, FL 33142
    OWNER: ELOISE GONZALEZ, PRESIDENT
    HISPANIC AMERICAN

    c. KASAS CONSTRUCTION, INC.    MBE
    2560 BASS WAY
    HOLLYWOOD, FL 33026
    OWNER: KAMRAN OKHOVAT, PRESIDENT
    ASIAN AMERICAN

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase, up to the total estimated amount of $1,000,000 for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $500,000 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period(s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.


E-147 AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-18-031-CM - SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY SERVICES AND EVALUATIONS

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

1. AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-18-031-CM – SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY SERVICES AND EVALUATIONS, to select qualified professional firm(s), to provide speech and language pathology services and evaluations, initial effective date of June 19, 2019 through June 18, 2022, and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and the successful bidders, be extended for two (2) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:

 

    SPEECH / LANGUAGE SERVICES

    PRIMARY:

    A. GLOBAL SPEECH AND REHAB SERVICES, LLC
    MBE/MWBE
    520 NW 165TH STREET, SUITE 205
    MIAMI, FL 33169
    OWNER/OFFICER: HASINA S. ECHOLES, MANAGER
    AFRICAN AMERICAN
    WOMAN OWNED

    ALTERNATE(S):

    A. ACADEMIC STAFFING INC.
    1093 A1A BEACH BLVD, SUITE 284
    ST. AUGUSTINE, FL 32080
    OWNER/OFFICER: MARY PICHAN, PRESIDENT

    B. AUDREY B. GREENWALD DBA BOCA SPEECH CENTER 
    160 NW 4TH ST
    MWBE
    BOCA RATON, FL 33432
    OWNER/OFFICER: AUDREY B. GREENWALD, PRESIDENT
    WOMAN OWNED

    C. COCHHBHA ENTERPRISES, INC
    10258 NW 47TH STREET
    SUNRISE, FL 33351
    OWNER/OFFICER: EDDIE EDWARDS, JR., PRESIDENT

    D. EBS HEALTHCARE, INC DBA EDUCATIONAL BASED SERVICES< BR />9 LACRUE ST, SUITE 210
    CONCORDVILLE, PA 19331
    OWNER/OFFICER: MARK STUBITS, PRESIDENT

    E. HEALTHPRO HERITAGE, LLC
    307 INTERNATIONAL CIRCLE, SUITE 100
    HUNT VALLEY, MD 20130
    OWNER/OFFICER: JOHN HELLER, CEO

    F. INVO HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATES, LLC
    1780 KENDARBREN DR
    JAMISON, PA 18929
    OWNER/OFFICER: JASON T. RALPH, COO

    G. SPEECH REHAB SERVICES, LLC 
    MWBE
    551 NW 77TH Street, SUITE 111
    BOCA RATON, FL 33487
    OWNER/OFFICER: JANET SANDLER, PRESIDENT
    WOMAN OWNED

    SPEECH / LANGUAGE EVALUATIONS

    PRIMARY:

    A. ACADEMIC STAFFING INC.
    1093 A1A BEACH BLVD, SUITE 284
    ST. AUGUSTINE, FL 32080
    OWNER/OFFICER: MARY PICHAN, PRESIDENT

    B. GLOBAL SPEECH AND REHAB SERVICES, LLC
    MBE/MWBE
    520 NW 165TH STREET, SUITE 205
    MIAMI, FL 33169
    OWNER/OFFICER: HASINA S. ECHOLES, MANAGER
    AFRICAN AMERICAN
    WOMAN OWNED

    ALTERNATE(S):

    A. AUDREY B. GREENWALD DBA BOCA SPEECH CENTER 
    160 NW 4TH ST  
    MWBE
    BOCA RATON, FL 33432
    OWNER/OFFICER: AUDREY B. GREENWALD, PRESIDENT
    WOMAN OWNED

    B. CENTRA HEALTH SOLUTIONS, INC
    1000 CORPORATE DR, SUITE 280
    FT LAUDERDALE, FL 33334
    OWNER/OFFICER: OMRI PAPO, PRESIDENT

    C. COCHHBHA ENTERPRISES, INC
    10258 NW 47TH STREET
    SUNRISE, FL 33351
    OWNER/OFFICER: EDDIE EDWARDS, JR., PRESIDENT

    D. EBS HEALTHCARE, INC DBA EDUCATIONAL BASED SERVICES
    9 LACRUE ST, SUITE 210
    CONCORDVILLE, PA 19331
    OWNER/OFFICER: MARK STUBITS, PRESIDENT

    E. INVO HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATES, LLC
    1780 KENDARBREN DR
    JAMISON, PA 18929
    OWNER/OFFICER: JASON T. RALPH, COO

    F. SPEECH REHAB SERVICES, LLC
    MWBE
    551 NW 77TH Street, SUITE 111
    BOCA RATON, FL 33487
    OWNER/OFFICER: JANET SANDLER, PRESIDENT
    WOMAN OWNED

    AUDIOLOGY SERVICES

    PRIMARY:

    A. ACADEMIC STAFFING
    1093 A1A BEACH BLVD, SUITE 284
    ST. AUGUSTINE, FL 32080
    OWNER/OFFICER: MARY PICHAN, PRESIDENT

    ALTERNATE(S):

    B. CENTRA HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS
    1000 CORPORATE DR, SUITE 280
    FT LAUDERDALE, FL 33334
    OWNER/OFFICER: OMRI PAPO, PRESIDENT

    C. COCHHBHA ENTERPRISES, INC
    10258 NW 47TH STREET
    SUNRISE, FL 33351
    OWNER/OFFICER: EDDIE EDWARDS, JR., PRESIDENT

    D. EBS HEALTHCARES, INC DBA EDUCATIONAL BASED SERVICES
    9 LACRUE ST, SUITE 210
    CONCORDVILLE, PA 19331
    OWNER/OFFICER: MARK STUBITS, PRESIDENT

    E. INVO HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATES
    1780 KENDARBREN DR
    JAMISON, PA 18929
    OWNER/OFFICER: JASON T. RALPH, COO

    AUDIOLOGY EVALUATIONS
    PRIMARY:

    A. COCHHBHA ENTERPRISES, INC
    10258 NW 47TH STREET
    SUNRISE, FL 33351
    OWNER/OFFICER: EDDIE EDWARDS, JR., PRESIDENT

    ALTERNATE(S):

    B. ACADEMIC STAFFING
    1093 A1A BEACH BLVD, SUITE 284
    ST. AUGUSTINE, FL 32080
    OWNER/OFFICER: MARY PICHAN, PRESIDENT

    C. CENTRA HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS
    1000 CORPORATE DR, SUITE 280
    FT LAUDERDALE, FL 33334
    OWNER/OFFICER: OMRI PAPO, PRESIDENT

    D. EBS HEALTHCARES, INC DBA EDUCATIONAL BASED SERVICES
    9 LACRUE ST, SUITE 210
    CONCORDVILLE, PA 19331
    OWNER/OFFICER: MARK STUBITS, PRESIDENT

    E. INVO HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATES
    1780 KENDARBREN DR
    JAMISON, PA 18929
    OWNER/OFFICER: JASON T. RALPH, COO

     

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $15,000,000.00 for the initial contract term and an amount not to exceed $5,000,000.00 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period(s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.


E-148 REJECT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-18-039-MT – HEALTH CENTER SERVICES

RECOMMENDED:   That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida REJECT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-18-039-MT – HEALTH CENTER SERVICES, to permit rebidding.


E-149  REJECT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-18-062-CM - EDUCATIONAL AND SOCIOEMOTIONAL SERVICES FOR AT-RISK STUDENTS

RECOMMENDED:   That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida: REJECT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-18-062-CM EDUCATIONAL AND SOCIOEMOTIONAL SERVICES FOR AT-RISK STUDENTS, to permit rebidding.

 

E-201 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT GRANT AWARDS/DONATIONS FOR FIVE PROGRAMS FROM MULTIPLE FUNDING SOURCES AND ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL SERVICE AGREEMENTS WITH THE AGENCIES PRESCRIBED IN THE GRANT

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

1. accept two grant awards and three donations from:

  1. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the SAFE Act Incentive Fund, in the approximate amount of $1,818,759, for the grant period of July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019;
  2. CareerSource South Florida for funding under the Summer Youth Internship Program, in the amount of $1,500,000, for the grant period of April 1, 2019, through September 30, 2019;
  3. City of Miami Beach for funding under the Miami Beach Senior High School Football Field Project, in the approximate amount of $350,000, for the grant period of April 26, 2019, through February 2, 2020;
  4. Miami Beach Senior High School Parent Teacher Student Association for funding under the Miami Beach Senior High School Football Field Project, in the approximate amount of $250,000, for the grant period of May 2, 2019, through February 2, 2020; and
  5. Sunset Elementary School Parent Teacher Association for funding under the Sunset Elementary School Canopy and Shelter Structure Project, in the approximate amount of $85,000, for the grant period of March 18, 2019, through December 31, 2019.

2. enter into contractual service agreements with the agencies prescribed in the grant, with whom the School Board must contract, pursuant to Board Policy 6320 – Purchase Approval and Competitive; Bidding Process Requirements:

  1. Georef Systems Ltd. in the approximate amount of $348,099, to support the SAFE Act Incentive Fund; and
  2. DataRemote, Inc. in the approximate amount of $874,500, to support the SAFE Act Incentive Fund.

3. extend these programs and contractual agreements as authorized through official notification from the granting agency in order to complete the goals of the program;

4. retain funds from the grant in an amount not to exceed the annually negotiated indirect cost rate, as allowed and approved by the FLDOE;

5. direct Financial Services to establish appropriations in the amount approved or as amended by the granting agency; such appropriations to be reported periodically to the Board;

6. authorize travel out-of-state as required by the grant parameters; and

7. eliminate any grant-funded position upon cessation of the grant funds and place the impacted employee(s) on the Personnel Action Listing of Instructional and Non-Instructional Appointments, Reassignments, Leaves and Separations for the relevant period.

 

NOTICE
MEETING OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD FOUNDATION, INC.

A meeting of the Miami-Dade County School Board Foundation, Inc. (The “Foundation”) will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 immediately following the “E” items of the meeting of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Agenda Items are:

A. Call to Order

B. Close Agenda

C. Purpose of Meeting

  1. Consideration of Resolution No. 19-037 with respect of the issuance of Certificate of Participation, Series 2021A in a principal amount not to exceed $68,000,000, authorizing the forward refunding to refinance all or a portion of the Certificate of Participation, Series 2011B.

D. Other Business and Adjournment

 

 

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION

 

F-1 AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO EXECUTE AN AMENDMENT TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE SCHOOL BOARD AND THE VILLAGE OF KEY BISCAYNE (“VILLAGE”), TO ALLOW THE VILLAGE TO INSTALL LIGHTING AT THE PLAYFIELD AND BASKETBALL COURTS OF KEY BISCAYNE K-8 CENTER

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

1) execute an amendment to the Lease Agreement between the School Board and the Village of Key Biscayne (“Village”), to allow the Village to install lighting at the playfield and basketball courts of Key Biscayne K-8 Center, located at 150 W. McIntyre Street, Key Biscayne, Florida (“School”), under, substantially, the terms and conditions noted in the agenda item;

2) execute amendments to the Lease Agreement within the authority granted to the Superintendent by the Board in the Lease Agreement; and

3) grant or deny all approvals or waivers required under the Lease Agreement, including renewing, extending, canceling or terminating the Lease Agreement, and placing the Village in default, as may be applicable.

 

F-2 EXECUTE A COVENANT RUNNING WITH THE LAND FOR A SCIENCE LAB AT MIAMI ARTS STUDIO 6-12 AT ZELDA GLAZER

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Chair and Secretary to execute:

1) Covenant Running with the Land in favor of Miami-Dade County in connection with the construction of a Science Lab at Miami Arts Studio 6-12 at Zelda Glazer, located at 15015 SW 24 Street, Miami, Florida 33185; and

2) any other documents that may be required to effectuate implementation of the Covenant.

 

F-26  COMMISSION OF SILVA ARCHITECTS, L.L.C., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED PHASE II REPLACEMENT OF BUILDING 01 AT PALM SPRINGS NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (A REUSE OF MADIE IVES BUILDING 04), PROJECT NUMBER 01775600

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Silva Architects, L.L.C., as Architect/Engineer of Record for Phase II Replacement of Building 01 at Palm Springs North Elementary School (a reuse of Madie Ives Elementary School Building 04), located at 17615 N.W. 82 Avenue, Miami, Florida 33015, Project Number 01775600, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $372,000 for A/E Basic Services; and

2) supporting services and fees, project scope and all terms and conditions as set forth in the Agreement and the body of the agenda item.

 

F-27  COMMISSION OF NYARKO ARCHITECTURAL GROUP, INC., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD, SHELTERED MARKET FOR MICRO BUSINESS ENTERPRISE, FOR PART 2 (FULL A/E) SERVICES FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AT LENORA BRAYNON SMITH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, PROJECT NUMBER 01529200 (REVISED)

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Nyarko Architectural Group, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record, Sheltered Market, Micro Business Enterprise, for Part 2 (Full A/E) Services for General Obligation Bond Funded Renovations at Lenora Braynon Smith Elementary School, located at 4700 NW 12 Avenue, Miami, FL 33127, Project Number 01529200, as follows:

1) A lump sum fee of $207,000 for Part 2 Basic Services; and

2) Project scope and all terms and conditions as set forth in the Agreement and the body of the agenda item.

 

F-40  CHANGE ORDER CONFIRMATION OR APPROVAL

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, confirm or approve:

B-1.    Change Order Number 11 on Project Number 01339200, General Obligation Bond funded partial replacement/renovations, Cutler Bay   Middle School for an additional cost of $87,274.47.

B-2. Change Order Number 2 on Project Number 01649000, General Obligation Bond funded, New Secondary Facility in NE Miami-Dade, Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School for an additional cost  of $22,776.72.

B-3. Final Change Order, Change Order Number 6 on Project Number 01439300, General Obligation Bond funded, New K-8 Center in Doral (Phase 1), Dr. Toni Bilbao Preparatory Academy for an additional cost of $89,377.74 and a time extension of 21 days.

B-4.    Change Order Number 5 on Project Number 01426100, General Obligation Bond funded addition/renovation project (K-8 Conversion), Ethel Koger Beckham K-8 Center for an additional cost of $15,797.67.

B-5.    Change Order Number 3 on Project Number 01543800, General Obligation Bond funded auditorium addition, Miami Arts Studio 6-12 at Zelda Glazer for an additional cost of $43,205.93.

B-6.   Final Change Order, Change Order Number 5 on Project Number 01339400, General Obligation Bond funded addition (replacement of building.4), Miami Beach Senior High School for a credit of $1,500.00 and a time extension of 18 days.

B-7.    Change Order Number 3 on Project Number 01509506, General Obligation Bond funded, pull out to expedite Black Box theatre, PE & Dining shelter, Parking, Norland Middle School for a time extension of 111 days.

B-8.    Final Change Order, Change Order Number 3 on Project Number 01425200, General Obligation Bond funded partial replacement/renovation project, Rockway Elementary School for a credit of $9,204.13.

B-9.   Change Order Number 1 on Project Number 01425600, General Obligation Bond funded renovation project, Southwest Miami Senior High School for an additional cost of $238,352.29.

 

F-41  AWARD TO VEITIA PADRON INCORPORATED, THE GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED PARTIAL REPLACEMENT PROJECT, CORAL GABLES SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL; PROJECT NUMBER 01847600.

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, award to Veitia Padron, Incorporated, the General Obligation Bond funded partial replacement project, Coral Gables Senior High School; Project Number 01847600; on the basis of the lowest adjusted Base Bid in the amount of $12,343,796.78.

 

F-59  AWARD JOB ORDER CONTRACTS FOR M-DCPS: MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS:

a. HARBOUR CONSTRUCTION, INC.
CONTRACT #JOC19OC-1

b. UNITECH BUILDERS CORP.
CONTRACT #JOC19OC-2

c. LEE CONSTRUCTION GROUP, INC.
CONTRACT #JOC19OC-3

d. JCI INTERNATIONAL, INC.
CONTRACT #JOC19SC-1

e. J.R.T. CONSTRUCTION CO.
CONTRACT #JOC19SC-2

f. CAMI-AXLE CONSTRUCTION CORP.
CONTRACT #JOC19MC-1

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:  Award Job Order Contracts on the basis of the weighted factor to the low bidders as follows:

a. Contract # JOC19OC-1
Harbour Construction, Inc.
7340 SW 48th Street, Suite 102
Miami, Florida 33155
Weighted Factor: 0.7658
Certified SBE
Open Market Contract

b. Contract #JOC19OC-2
Unitech Builders Corp.
16115 SW 117th Avenue, Suite 23
Miami, Florida 33177
Weighted Factor: 0.8000
Certified SBE and M/WBE (Hispanic American)
Open Market Contract

c. Contract #JOC19OC-3
Lee Construction Group, Inc.
9485 NW 12th Street
Doral, Florida 33172         
Weighted Factor: 0.8001
Certified SBE and M/WBE (Hispanic American)
Open Market Contract

d. Contract #JOC19SC-1
JCI International, Inc.
12315 SW 132 Court
Miami, Florida 33186
Weighted Factor: 0.8135
Certified SBE and M/WBE (Hispanic American)
SBE Sheltered Market Contract

e. Contract #JOC19SC-2
J.R.T. Construction Co.
3050 NW 77th Court
Doral, Florida 33122
Weighted Factor: 0.8599
Certified SBE and M/WBE (Hispanic American)
SBE Sheltered Market Contract

f. Contract #JOC19MC-1
Cami-Axle Construction
1618 NW 38th Street, #4
Miami, Florida 33142
Weighted Factor: 0.9413
Certified MBE and M/WBE (African American)
MBE Sheltered Market Contract

 

F-80  AUTHORIZATION TO APPROVE THE PREQUALIFICATION OF CONTRACTORS FOR EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the prequalification certificates for nine (9) new and two (2) increase to single bid limit applications for educational facilities, as listed on Attachment “A” of the agenda item. 

 

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

G-1 FINAL READING: AMENDMENTS TO BOARD POLICY 8410, CRITICAL INCIDENT RESPONSE/EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PROCEDURES

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt the proposed amendments to Board Policy 8410, Critical Incident Response/Emergency Operations Procedures, and authorize the Superintendent to file the amended policy with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective June 19, 2019.

 

G-2 INITIAL READING: AMENDMENT OF BOARD POLICIES 8405, SCHOOL SAFETY; 5112, ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS; 8330, STUDENT RECORDS; AND 0166, NON-PUBLIC MEETINGS (WITHDRAWN)

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking proceedings in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act to amend Board Policies 8405, School Safety, 5112, Entrance Requirements, 8330, Student Records, and 0166, Non-Public Meetings.

 

G-3 INITIAL READING: PROMULGATION OF NEW BOARD POLICY 8462.01, HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, AND TO AMEND BOARD POLICIES 5330.02, SUN SAFETY (REVISED)

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking
proceedings in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act to promulgate new Policy 8462.02, Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence, and to amend Policy 5330.02, Sun Safety.

 

G-5 PROVISION OF LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR THE FOLLOWING MATTER: Fredericka Duncombe, as Mother and Natural Guardian of A.M., a Minor v. The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida and Philip Secada, Case No. 19-014186-CA 01

RECOMMENDED:  That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the office of the School Board Attorney to provide or secure legal representation for the legal defense of the current School Board employee who is individually named as a defendant in the case of Fredericka Duncombe, as Mother and Natural Guardian of A.M., a minor v. The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida and Phillip Secada, Case No 19-014186-CA 01.

 


H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

Proposed Board Member Initiatives

H-3 ENCOURAGE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO UTILIZE THE DISTRICT’S COMMUNICATION RESOURCES TO RAISE COMMUNITY AWARENESS OF THE RECENT LEGISLATIVE ACTION BANNING TEXTING WHILE DRIVING AND TO HIGHLIGHT ITS IMPACT ON DESIGNATED SCHOOL ZONES AND CROSSINGS  (REVISED)

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, encourage the Superintendent to utilize the District’s communication resources to raise community awareness of the recent legislative action banning texting while driving and to highlight its impact on designated school zones and crossings.

     

H-4 DECLARATION OF OPPOSITION TO ARMING TEACHERS IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (REVISED)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. STEVE GALLON III:That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, declares its opposition to arming teachers in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

 

H-5 COMMUNICATIONS WITH EMPLOYEES DURING ACTIVE THREATS AND/OR CRISIS EVENTS (REVISED)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

a) review best practices in crisis communication in an effort to establish or identify a methodology for real-time communication with employees during active threats or crisis events in Miami-Dade County Public School sites;

b) provide a report to address the establishment and implementation of a crisis communication plan to include: findings, recommendations, a matrix of associated budgetary needs to operationalize, and a related strategic action plan and timeline for a projected launch in School Year 2020-2021, or sooner if possible, pending Board approval; and

c) provide the report by the December 2019 School Board meeting for the Board’s consideration.

 

H-6  BOARD POLICY 0166, NON-PUBLIC MEETINGS (REVISED)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking procedures, no later than the September 4, 2019 School Board meeting, in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, to amend Policy 0166 Non-Public Meetings to:

a) establish minimal requirements for anticipated Board Member attendance to inform the scheduling of non-public meetings, replicating those outlined in Policy 0165 Public Meetings; and

b) include, as a requirement, the provision of proffering no less than two optional dates for these meetings when polling Board Members.

 

H-7  CONNECT-ED MESSAGES (WITHDRAWN)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN:   That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

a) review and determine the most efficient means of communicating to the Board the content of all Connect-Ed messages sent under the emergency designation, as described in the Connect-ED Communication System Guidelines manual, as well as those of which may fall outside the emergency designation but are of high interest to the public and media, as determined by the Superintendent or his designee; and

b) establish a plan to implement such means of communication by no later than the commencement of the 2019-20 school year.

 

H-8 GIRL-TO-GIRL MENTORING INITIATIVE (REVISED)

ACTION PROPOSED BY LUBBY NAVARRO: That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

1) request the Superintendent explore the feasibility of initiating a girl-to-girl mentoring pilot program during the 2019-2020 school year; and

2) request the Superintendent explore the feasibility of including funding for the pilot program in the 2019-2020 upcoming proposed budget.

 

H-9 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ SUPPORT FOR CENSUS 2020 (REVISED)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. STEVE GALLON III:That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, support the U.S. Census Bureau Outreach Campaign to promote community-wide participation in the 2020 Census, and request the Superintendent to partner with local government entities to assist in these efforts.

 

H-10  SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LATINO ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS (NALEO) EDUCATIONAL FUND “¡HÁGASE CONTAR!/MAKE 2020 CENSUS COUNT” INITIATIVE (REVISED)

ACTION PROPOSED BY LUBBY NAVARRO:That The School Board of Miami Dade County, Florida, endorse the ¡Hágase Contar!/Make 2020 Census Count initiative.

 

H-11 REGION CENTERS (WITHDRAWN)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent of Schools to develop an action plan for consideration and the possibility of establishing a fourth Region Center to include staffing patterns, assignments of feeder patterns, responsibilities, location, financial impact, and a probable implementation date, as appropriate, to be presented to the Board at the Personnel, Student, School & Community School Board Committee Meeting of August 7, 2019.

 

H-12 SUPPORT OF SUPERINTENDENT’S EFFORTS TO OFFER SERVICES TO STUDENTS WITH AUTISM BY EXTENDING PROGRAMMING BEYOND THE CURRENT AGE LIMIT (REVISED)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, support the Superintendent’s efforts to offer services to students with autism by extending programming beyond the current age limit.

 

H-13 REQUEST THE SUPERINTENDENT TO REVIEW POLICIES AND PROCEDURES REGARDING ENROLLMENT OF SIBLINGS (REVISED)

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN:  That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, request the Superintendent to review School Board policies related to student enrollment, specifically involving siblings, in all programs offered by district schools, and - if necessary – to initiate rule making procedures in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, to amend relevant policies to ensure that current practices and procedures are clearly delineated and are applied uniformly throughout our District. 

 

H-14 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF THE HIALEAH GARDENS PILOT SCHOOL SAFETY PROGRAM (REVISED)

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, request the Superintendent to work with the City of Hialeah Gardens to implement the City of Hialeah Gardens Pilot School Safety Program, as appropriate for the 2019-2020 school year. This pilot program has been fully funded by the State of Florida.

 

H-15 REVISION OF SCHOOL BOARD POLICY 7250, COMMEMORATION OF SCHOOL AND DISTRICT FACILITIES

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PEREZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to amend School Board Policy 7250, Commemoration of School and District Facilities, to include language that would further protect the Board’s interest by indicating that the naming or renaming of any school or District facility should be limited to individuals who are deceased.

 

H-16 STUDENT ACADEMIC SUCCESS FOR FIRST, SECOND, AND THIRD GRADE STUDENTS IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (M-DCPS) (REVISED)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent of Schools to:

1) review current academic offerings for underachieving students in grades one and two;

2) appraise assessment tools currently being utilized with first and second grade students to determine if they are appropriately assessing student academic success;

3) assess current professional development opportunities being offered to instructional staff in grades one and two;

4) provide the Board with the number of third grade students who did not meet reading mastery after the different assessment opportunities were offered and implemented during the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years; and

5) present a comprehensive report, inclusive of recommendations 1, 2, 3, 4, and others, as applicable, to the Board at the Academics, Innovation, Evaluation & Technology School Board Committee of September 25, 2019.

 

H-17  UNACCOMPANIED MINOR WELLBEING AND HURRICANE EVACUATION PLANNING AT THE HOMESTEAD DETENTION CENTER (REVISED)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE FELDMAN:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

a) provide the Board with an updated summary of actions and communications by the District, corresponding responses from federal and/or local agencies, and future steps, as may be appropriate, relative to the provision of educational, mental, socio-emotional, psychological, counseling, and related services to detained unaccompanied minors housed at the Homestead Detention Center; and

b) inform the Board of future actions and recommendations relative to the District’s position in planning for a response, should the request to assist in providing shelter to residents of the Homestead Temporary Shelter arise during a hurricane evacuation or emergency by no later than the July 24, 2019 School Board meeting.

 

H-18  SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF 2019 DOLPHINS STEAM DAY IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (REVISED)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. STEVE GALLON III:That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse 2019 Dolphins Steam Day in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

 

H-19  REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER TRAVEL (IN-STATE AND OUTSIDE OF THE STATES) (GOOD CAUSE)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve travel by Dr. Lawrence S. Feldman, Board member, as delineated in this item and the anticipated costs as specified in the list entitled “School Board Member Travel for July 2019” maintained in the Office of Citizen Information, which is incorporated herein by reference, for travel outside of the State of Florida; and find that said travel by the Board member is for the official business of the school district and complies with rules of the State Board of Education.


Board Member Discussion Issues/New Business


I. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS


I-1 CORRESPONDENCE, REPORTS, AND OTHER INFORMATION

Individual Board members may present correspondence addressed to them, reports from various committees on which they serve as School Board Liaison and other education-related information of interest to the public.  This item is pre-taped and will be aired upon conclusion of the Board meeting.


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