Meeting Date:   5/20/2020 - 5:00 PM
Category:   PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS/VIVE
Type:   Action
Subject:   15.2 KET Adult Education Store and Pathways to Success
District Goals
Goal 1
To educate all students for academic excellence.
Enclosure
File Attachment:  
Rationale GML104B
Vendor: KET Adult Education Store
Term: 2019-2020
Amount: 25,943.50
Scope: The Yonkers Public Schools Pathways to Success (PTS) Adult Education program is requisitioning the purchase of various textbooks and workbooks for the Adult Education Program. These educational materials are required to implement crossroads Café, the only NYSED approved Distance Learning platform for ESOL students. KET is the sole distributor of crossroads Café, the only NYSED approved distance learning platform for ESOL.
Funding EPE
490.5963.20D117.2340.B2520
Resolution WHEREAS the Board of Education wishes to enter into a contract with KET Adult Education Store to purchase books to support the Adult Education Program for the 2019-2020 school year,

WHEREAS the district administration has designed in conjunction with KET Adult Education Store 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 KET Adult Education Store to provide the services, and,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED; That the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with KET Adult Education Store at a cost not to exceed $ 25,943.50.

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:  
Sanah Naber - Director
Signed By:  
Elaine Shine - Executive Director of School Improvement and Innovation
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 Dr. John Castanaro seconded to approve the Original motion 'WHEREAS the Board of Education wishes to enter into a contract with KET Adult Education Store to purchase books to support the Adult Education Program for the 2019-2020 school year,

WHEREAS the district administration has designed in conjunction with KET Adult Education Store 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 KET Adult Education Store to provide the services, and,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED; That the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with KET Adult Education Store at a cost not to exceed $ 25,943.50.

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
   
Abdool H. Jamal     Yes
Dr. Rosalba Corrado Del Vecchio     Yes
Dr. John Castanaro     Yes
Kevin Cacace     Yes
Andrea Brown     Yes
Judith Ramos Meier     Yes
Steve Lopez     Yes