Connection Newsletter July 2021

 

Approval to support professional development opportunities for District and IU staff:

  • Approve a contract with Garnet Valley School District for DCIU to provide consultation services related to the development and implementation of the educational program for English learners (EL) from September 1, 2021, to June 17, 2022.
  • Approve a contract with Instructure to purchase 627 software licenses for Canvas Cloud to support DCIU online classes for the 2021-2022 school year.

Approval for opportunities to support educational and community partners and families:

  • Approve a contract with Marple Newtown School District for DCIU to provide psychological evaluations from September 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022.
  • Approve a contract with Chichester School District for DCIU to provide English language development instruction and program administration for the Language Instruction Educational Program (LIEP) for English learners (EL) from September 1, 2021, to June 17, 2022.
  • Approve a contract with Radnor Township School District for DCIU to provide English language development instruction, professional development, assessment, or consultation to non-public schools from September 1, 2021, through June 17, 2022.
  • Approve an agreement with the Allegheny Intermediate Unit to provide Comprehensive School Improvement Services (CSI) to designated schools in Delaware County.

Approval to enhance student learning and work experience and support future educators:

  • Approve an articulation agreement with Delaware County Community College for DCTS Early Childhood Education students to earn up to six (6) credits for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • Approve an articulation agreement with Pennco Technical Institute for the DCTS Electrical students for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • Approve an articulation agreement with Pennco Technical Institute for the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) students for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • Approve an articulation agreement with Pittsburgh Technical College for Welding students to receive up to nine (9) credits, Engineering students to receive seven (7) credits, and Building Trades students to receive four (4) credits.
  • Approval to purchase fifteen (15) licenses from Committee for Children to provide the Second Step digital program for three (3) years from March 15, 2021, to July 31, 2024.

Approval of other grants, contracts, leases, appointments, and services:

  • Approve the 2021-2022 Project ELECT grant for the amount of $381,000.00 from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to serve pregnant and parenting students throughout Delaware County.
  • Approve the Head Start/Early Head Start Grant, HHS-2021- ACF OHS-CH-R03-1887, in the amount of $7,984,616.00.
  • Submit and implement the 2021-2022 Delaware County Carl D. Perkins Plan and budget and the 2021-2022 Continuity of Education for Career and Technical Centers Grant II.

THE NEXT DCIU BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING IS AUGUST 4, 2021, 6:45 PM .