Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 6/10/2019 - 7:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: 13.6 (Item #6) Increase to the Independent Services Agreement Between Mt. Diablo Unified School District and Sonja Biggs Educational Services for Related Service Provider: Teacher of the Visually Impaired for the 2018-2019 School Year
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Policy:
Enclosure: Master Contract and Insurance
File Attachment:
18-19 Sonja Biggs Educational Services ISC.pdf
18-19 Sonja Biggs insurance.pdf
Summary: Sonja Biggs Educational Services is an Independent Service Contractor (ISC) for Related Service Providers for school based services that are identified on Individual Education Plans (IEP's). When the district (MDUSD) is not able to fill all open positions with district employees, the use of contract agencies is necessary to ensure that we are in compliance with state and federal law that govern special education. Sonja Biggs Educational Services is a company that will be utilized to provide service to student with Visual Impairments to ensure that all of our needed services are covered for the 2018-2019 school year. Sonja Biggs Educational Services has found one Teacher of Visually Impaired to assist in our current opening. MDUSD Personnel Department and Special Education continues to recruit and hire district employees.
Funding: Special Education Department Program Code 1218: Vision Services
Fiscal Impact The contracted amount between Mt. Diablo Unified School District and Sonja Biggs Educational Services was for $140,000. The increase request is for $23,000 and is already included in the approved budget for the 2018-2019 school year.
Recommendation: Approve the increase to the Independent Services Agreement between Mt. Diablo Unified School District and Sonja Biggs Educational Services for Related Service Provider: Teacher of the Visually Impaired for the 2018-2019 school year.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Amy Sudrla - Special Education Administrator
Signed By:
Wendi Aghily - Executive Director of Special Education
Signed By:
Nance Juner - Director of Fiscal Services
Signed By:
Deborah Cooksey - Associate General Counsel
Signed By:
Dr. Nellie Meyer - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Debra Mason Moved, Member Cherise Khaund seconded to approve the Original motion 'Approve the increase to the Independent Services Agreement between Mt. Diablo Unified School District and Sonja Biggs Educational Services for Related Service Provider: Teacher of the Visually Impaired for the 2018-2019 school year.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 4 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 4 - 0
   
Linda Mayo     Yes
Joanne Durkee     Yes
Debra Mason     Yes
Cherise Khaund     Yes