Meeting Date:   5/20/2020 - 5:00 PM
Category:   DIVISION OF EQUITY AND ACCESS - CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, SCHOOL SUPERVISION REPORTS
Type:   Action
Subject:   17.5 Discovery Education
District Goals
Goal 1
To educate all students for academic excellence.
Enclosure BOCS
Performance Based Questions
Discovery Education Contract 2020-2021
NY Rider
DE Order Form for 39 Schools
File Attachment:  
2020.4.9.NY.Yonkers_DEX Proposal.pdf
BOCS Discovery Education.xlsx
NY_Rider_-_Yonkers EXECpdf.pdf
NY_YONKERS PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT_2020_2021 DEX_Q-287357_V1 (1).pdf
Performance Based Contract Guidelines Discovery Education.docx
Rationale Discovery Education will provide 24/7 access to all teachers and students district-wide to Streaming Plus service. This is a comprehensive K-12 digital service that contains thousands of standards-aligned resources, content, and digital video. The cost of this service is supported through CAI Software Capital Funds, which is eligible for 100% State Aid reimbursement (Computer Assisted Instruction).
Funding 130-5999-B20N01-1000-B2050 (B5303CN110857.B20N01.B2540A2630) CAI Funding
$105,800
Resolution WHEREAS the Board of Education wishes to enter into a contract with Discovery Education to purchase Streaming Plus service for the Yonkers Public School District for the 2020-2021 school year.

WHEREAS the district administration has designed in conjunction with Discovery Education a program which meets the objectives set forth by the Board and the new York State Education Department, and

WHEREAS the Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with Discovery Education to provide these services, and

NOW THEREFOR BE IT RESOLVED: That the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with Discovery Education at a cost not to exceed $105,800.

It is acknowledged and agreed that pursuant to the terms of that certain intermunicipal agreement by and between the City of Yonkers Board of Education ("BOE") and the City of Yonkers (the "City") as filed in the Office of the City Clerk on June 16, 2014, the terms of this agreement are subject to review and revision by the Corporation Counsel, as well as approval by the City's Board of Contract and Supply. Furthermore, this agreement shall not be enforceable until signed by both parties and approved by the Corporation Counsel's Office.
Approvals:  
Recommended By:
Signed By:  
Dawn Bartz - Executive Director of Social Studies, Science & Technology Integration
Signed By:  
Christopher Carvalho - Director
Signed By:  
Roseanne Collins-Judon - Assistant Superintendent
Signed By:  
Tom Collich - Purchasing Director
Signed By:  
Finance Department - Finance Reviewer
Signed By:  
Elizabeth Janocha - Deputy Commissioner
Signed By:  
John Liszewski - Commissioner
Signed By:  
Matthew Gallagher - Corporation Counsel
Signed By:  
Dr. Andrea S. Coddett - Deputy Superintendent
Signed By:  
Dr. Edwin M. Quezada - Superintendent of Schools
Vote Results:  

Original Motion
Member Dr. Rosalba Corrado Del Vecchio Moved, Member Kevin Cacace seconded to approve the Original motion 'WHEREAS the Board of Education wishes to enter into a contract with Discovery Education to purchase Streaming Plus service for the Yonkers Public School District for the 2020-2021 school year.

WHEREAS the district administration has designed in conjunction with Discovery Education a program which meets the objectives set forth by the Board and the new York State Education Department, and

WHEREAS the Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with Discovery Education to provide these services, and

NOW THEREFOR BE IT RESOLVED: That the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with Discovery Education at a cost not to exceed $105,800.

It is acknowledged and agreed that pursuant to the terms of that certain intermunicipal agreement by and between the City of Yonkers Board of Education ("BOE") and the City of Yonkers (the "City") as filed in the Office of the City Clerk on June 16, 2014, the terms of this agreement are subject to review and revision by the Corporation Counsel, as well as approval by the City's Board of Contract and Supply. Furthermore, this agreement shall not be enforceable until signed by both parties and approved by the Corporation Counsel's Office.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 7 Nay: 0.
The motion CARRIED 7 - 0
   
Steve Lopez     Yes
Judith Ramos Meier     Yes
Andrea Brown     Yes
Kevin Cacace     Yes
Dr. John Castanaro     Yes
Abdool H. Jamal     Yes
Dr. Rosalba Corrado Del Vecchio     Yes