Agenda Item
Meeting Date:
11/23/2021 - 6:00 PM  
Category:
Purchasing  
Type:
Action  
Subject:
11.27 Renewal of Instructional Professional Development for Health Education and Safe and Supportive Environments Contract 8994R1  
Strategic Plans:
Priority 5.3
5.3 Implement prevention and early intervention strategies that include a full continuum of services to address the basic needs of all students in classrooms and schools in order to decrease the need for higher-level services.
 
Enclosure:
 
File Attachment:
 
Summary:
WHEREAS, the Newark Board of Education received proposals on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 after public advertisement for Instructional Professional Development for Health Education and Safe and Supportive Environments Request For Proposal, proposals were issued to five (5) vendors with three (3) vendors responding; and

WHEREAS, the Newark Board of Education desires to retain program providers to support educators in the delivery of skills based health curriculum for middle and high school students; and

WHEREAS, the Newark Board of Education received a Newark Health and Wellness Project Grant to fund said services. The grant seeks to utilize a multi-component, multi-level effort to support youth in Newark reaching adulthood in the healthiest possible way; and

WHEREAS, the Newark Board of Education approved the original award of contract during the January 22, 2019 Board meeting for a three (3) year period of January 22, 2019 through January 21, 2022 with an option to renew for two (2) successive one (1) year periods; and

WHEREAS, the District desires to exercise its first and second renewal options; and

WHEREAS, the recommendation for renewal has been reviewed and approved by Michelina Thornton, Director of Federal Programs and Grants.
 
Funding :
Subject to the availability of funds.
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Recommendation to the Board
NOW THERE BE IT RESOLVED that the Newark Board of Education accepts and approves the first and second renewal options for Instructional Professional Development for Health Education and Safe and Supportive Environments for a two-year period of November 23, 2021 through November 22, 2023 as follows:


A. Center for Supportive Schools, Princeton, NJ at a cost not to exceed $120,000.00
B. Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ at a cost not to exceed $148,000.00

EXPLANATION: To provide professional development in health education for middle and high school students.
Subject to the availability of funds.
 
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Sherelle Spriggs - Senior Purchasing Manager
Signed By:  
John Teabout - Principal Fiscal Analyst
Signed By:  
Michelina Thornton - Director of Grants
Signed By:  
Valerie Wilson - School Business Administrator
Signed By:  
Roger León - Superintendent
 
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Josephine Garcia Moved, Member Hasani Council seconded to approve the Original motion 'NOW THERE BE IT RESOLVED that the Newark Board of Education accepts and approves the first and second renewal options for Instructional Professional Development for Health Education and Safe and Supportive Environments for a two-year period of November 23, 2021 through November 22, 2023 as follows:


A. Center for Supportive Schools, Princeton, NJ at a cost not to exceed $120,000.00
B. Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ at a cost not to exceed $148,000.00

EXPLANATION: To provide professional development in health education for middle and high school students.
Subject to the availability of funds.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 7 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 7 - 0
   
Josephine Garcia     Yes
Flohisha Johnson     Yes
Dawn Haynes     Yes
Asia J. Norton     Yes
A'Dorian Murray-Thomas     Yes
Hasani Council     Yes
Vereliz Santana     Yes