THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA 

BOARD OF EDUCATION

PUBLIC MEETING

AGENDA

March 26, 2020

Call to Order - Joyce S. Wilkerson, President
Roll Call - Lynn Rauch, General Counsel
Approval of Minutes - February 27, 2020
Superintendent Remarks - William R. Hite, Jr., Ed.D.
Board of Education - Other
Presentation
Presentation - Lump Sum Statement - Uri Monson, Chief Financial Officer
Presentation
Board of Education - Other
Committee Reports
Public Testimony
Public Testimony
Board of Education - Other
Action Item
1.Resolution Calling for Charter School Funding Reform by the Board of Education of the Philadelphia School District (Withdrawn 3.17.20)
Board of Education - Other
2.Adoption of Proposed Board Policies
Board of Education - Other
3.Proposed Student Expulsion - S. A-B. (Updated 3.20.20)
Board of Education - Other
4.Acceptance of Grant from The Pennsylvania State University - Memorandum of Understanding with Various Providers - PA SNAP-Ed Program ($2,577,032)
Academic Support - Other
5.Acceptance of a Grant from United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey ($75,000)
Superintendent - Grants/Donations
6.Approval of Personnel Hires (Updated 3.12.20)
Talent - Other
7.Approval of Personnel Terminations (Updated 3.26.20)
Talent - Other
8.Administration's Recommended Termination of Professional Employees (Withdrawn 3.25.20)
Talent - Other
9.Contract with Linkedin - Talent Search Tool ($30,000)
Talent - Contracts
10.Contract Amendment with Scenario Learning - Safe Schoools Training System ($40,588)
Talent - Amended Contracts
11.Amendment of Contracts with Service Employees International Union Local 32BJ District 1201 and Atalian Global Services, Inc.
Talent - Other
12.Payments to Department of Human Services, Pennsylvania School Police and IDEMIA/MORPHO USA ($121,700)
Talent - Other
13.Amendment of Contract with Fidelity Information Services for Mainframe Hosting Services ($1,200,000)
Information Technology - Amended Contracts
14.Contracts with Various Vendors - Online Courses and Adaptive Instructional Programs - No Cost Extension (Updated 3.9.20)
Information Technology - Amended Contracts
15.Contract with CGI Technologies for Advantage ERP Software Maintenance ($360,204)
Information Technology - Contracts
16.Amendment of Contract with Various Vendors - ERP Implementation ($5,100,000)
Finance - Amended Contracts
17.Amendment of Contract with Various Temporary Staffing Vendors - ERP Implementation ($2,300,000)
Finance - Amended Contracts
18.Amendment of Contract with Fellerman & Ciarimboli Law, P.C. ($2,000,000)
Finance - Amended Contracts
19.Amendment of Contract with Keystone Realty Advisors, LLC ($2,000,000)
Finance - Amended Contracts
20.Amendment of Contract with Atelier Art Services Inc. - Art Storage ($17,648) Updated 3.13.20
Finance - Amended Contracts
21.Capital Award for Mann School - C and B General Contractors, Inc. (MBE) - ($949,000)
Operations - Capital Programs - Capital Awards
22.Contract with Various Vendors -Furniture and Equipment for Meredith Elementary School ($120,000)
Operations - Capital Programs - Contracts
23.Change Order Summary-Various Vendors ($622,872)
Operations - Capital Programs - Other
24.Change Order Summary - Various Vendors - Ben Franklin/SLA High Schools ($1,798,148)
Operations - Capital Programs - Other
25.License and Right of Entry with the Q Group Builders, Inc. for Exterior Playgrounds Improvements
Operations - Capital Programs - Other
26.Amendment of Turnkey Agreement with Gilbane Development Company for the Construction of New K-8 School ($752,725) Withdrawn 3.26.20
Operations - Capital Programs - Amended Contracts
27.First Amendment and Extension of Lease with University City Science Center or its affiliates for Building for Science Leadership Academy - Middle School ($421,296)
Operations - Facilities - Lease
28.Contract with Central-Poly Bag Co.-- Polybags ($600,000)
Operations - Procurement - Contracts
29.Contract with Imperial Bag & Paper Co., LLC -- Detergents & Disposables ($1,200,000)
Operations - Procurement - Contracts
30.Contracts with Multiple Vendors - Services to Schools in High-crime Communities as part of the Project Prevent Grant from US Department of Education ($570,000)
Student Support Services - Contracts
31.Contract with Various Vendors - Professional Learning Support ($2,000,000) Withdrawn 3.23.20
Academic Support - Contracts
32.Contract with AARP Foundation - School-Based Literacy Support Services ($638,565)
Academic Support - Contracts
33.Contracts with Various Qualified Vendors - Preschool Programs ($73,967,000)
Academic Support - Contracts
34.Head Start Parent Activity Fund ($135,000)
Academic Support - Other
35.Authorization for Payment to Sports Officials - ArbiterPay ($600,000)
Academic Support - Other
36.Authorization for Payment of 2020-2021 Philadelphia Public League, PIAA District XII, and PIAA Membership Dues ($139,600)
Academic Support - Other
37.Contracts with Various Pennsylvania Approved Private Schools and Private Schools - Out of District Special Education Placements ($28,000,000)
Academic Support - Contracts
38.Contracts with Deaf Hearing Communication Centre, Inc. and Deaf-Hearing Interface, LLC for Substitute Sign Language Services and CART Services ($360,000)
Academic Support - Contracts
39.Contracts with Deaf Hearing Communication Centre, Inc. and Deaf-Hearing Interface, LLC for Sign Language Interpretation Services at School Board Public Action Meetings and other School District Sponsored Events ($18,000)
Academic Support - Contracts
40.Contract with Specialized Education of Pennsylvania, Inc. – IU-26 Alternative Special Education Program ($2,200,000)
Academic Support - Contracts
41.Contract with Main Line Audiology Consultants, PC – Audiology Services ($89,000)
Academic Support - Contracts
42.Contract with Resources for Human Development, Inc., an Out-Patient Mental Health Facility Located in Philadelphia, for the Provision of Educational Services for School Age Children Receiving Treatment During the Day ($240,000)
Academic Support - Contracts
43.Contracts with Friends Behavioral Health Systems and the Therapeutic Center at Fox Chase – Educational Programs for School Age Children Receiving Mental Health Services at Residential Treatment Facilities (RTFs) Located in Philadelphia ($610,000)
Academic Support - Contracts
44.Contracts with Global Arena, Language Translation Services and Para-Plus for Special Education Translation and Interpretation Services ($1,500,000)
Academic Support - Contracts
45.Contract with Pine Creek Structures to Supply and Install Farm Store Structure ($50,000)
Academic Support - Contracts
46.Contract with St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, LLC ($97,372)
Academic Support - Contracts
47.Authorization for Payment to Various Vendors - Athletic Apparel ($300,000)
Academic Support - Contracts
48.Contract with Careers through Culinary Arts Program, Inc. ($57,200)
Academic Support - Contracts
49.Contract with Clark Services Group, LLC ($30,900)
Academic Support - Contracts
50.Contract with Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region (District Council 21) ($175,000)
Academic Support - Contracts
51.Contract with City of Philadelphia Fire Department ($85,000)
Academic Support - Contracts
52.Ratification of Contract with Arts in Schools Collaborative - Cooke Elementary School ($2,000)
Schools - Other
53.Adoption of Lump Sum Statement (Updated 3.24.20)
Board of Education - Other
54.Contract with CDI Technologies for the Acquisition of Chromebook Computers (Added 3.26.20)
Information Technology - Contracts
55.Resolution of the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia and Board of Directors of Intermediate Unit 26 (Added 3.26.20)
Board of Education - Other
Adjourn
Call to Order - Intermediate Unit Board of Directors
Roll Call - Board of Directors
Approval of Minutes - February 27, 2020
Action Items - Intermediate Unit
1.Authorization of IDEA, Part B Sub-award Agreements with Various Charter Schools – Special Education Services ($13,000,000)
Academic Support - Other
2.Contract with Elwyn – Additional Year of Early Intervention Services for Eligible Students ($3,200,000)
Academic Support - Other
3.Contracts with Approved Private Schools, Private Schools and Alternative Special Education Settings – 2020 Summer Extended School Year Programs for Students in Out of District Placements ($5,817,656)
Academic Support - Other
4.Contract with Progressus Therapy, LLC – Behavioral Therapists and Applied Behavior Analysis Training for Teachers of Students with Autism ($182,000)
Academic Support - Other
5.Contract with QBS, Inc., for Safety Care Training for 2019-2020 School Year ($300,000)
Academic Support - Other
6.Contract with STAR Autism Support, Inc. – Professional Development for Teachers of Students with Autism in Grades 6 Through 12 ( $247,000)
Academic Support - Other
7.Contract with The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania - Philly AIMS Comprehensive Professional Development for Teachers of Students with Autism in Kindergarten Through Fifth Grade ($450,000)
Academic Support - Other
Adjourn - Intermediate Unit Board of Directors

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