Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 2/10/2020 - 7:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: 16.8 Review and Potential Approval of Increase to Independent Service Contract with Fusion Academy for the 2019/20 School Year
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Goal 2: High quality, culturally proficient, and responsive staff will provide engaging instruction respectful of all students' backgrounds to ensure they are college and/or career ready.
File Attachment:
19-20 Fusion Academy ISC.pdf
Fusion Academy insurance (1).pdf
Summary: Fusion Learning Inc. provides an educational program and mental health related services for students in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District that have been placed through the Individual Education Program (IEP) or dispute resolution process. The program is highly structured with intensive 1:1 instruction for students that have been unsuccessful in traditional school settings, including non-public schools. Requested funds are to cover two additional student placements for the 2019-2020 school year.
Funding: General Purpose/Special Education
Program Code 16660 Non-Certified Placements
Fiscal Impact The requested amount of $78,800.00 is a budgeted expense in the 2019/20 budget. No additional funds are requested.
Recommendation: Approve increase to independent service contract with Fusion Academy for the 2019/20 school year as presented.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Bryan Cassin - Special Education Administrator
Signed By:
Wendi Aghily - Chief, Pupil Services and Special Education
Signed By:
Mika Arbelbide - Director of Budget
Signed By:
Cesar Alvarado - Associate General Counsel
Signed By:
Robert Martinez - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Cherise Khaund Moved, Member Debra Mason seconded to approve the Original motion 'Approve increase to independent service contract with Fusion Academy for the 2019/20 school year as presented.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
Linda Mayo     Yes
Joanne Durkee     Yes
Brian Lawrence     Yes
Debra Mason     Yes
Cherise Khaund     Yes