Meeting Date:   5/10/2011 - 7:30 PM
Category:   Consent Agenda
Type:   Action
Subject:   9.17 (Item #25) Applications to Chevron for new and continued funding to implement Project Lead the Way (PLTW)
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Summary Chevron has supported the implementation of Project Lead the Way Engineering at Mt. Diablo High School and Clayton Valley High School and has invited these two PLTW programs to submit applications for continued funding support for 2011-2012. Clayton Valley High School would like to request $23,000 for the addition of robotics as well as additional materials and equipment for the existing PLTW. Mt. Diablo High School would like to request $20,000 for the addition of robotics as well as additional materials and equipment for the existing PLTW courses.

Riverview Middle School has also been invited by Chevron to apply for funding support to implement the Project Lead the Way Gateway to Technology program, to provide middle school students with hands on experience with Design and Modeling, Energy & Environment, and Automation & Robotics. Riverview Middle School will work closely with Mt. Diablo High School’s ACME/PLTW program, to ensure students have the opportunity of a seamless transition to Mt. Diablo High School. Riverview Middle School is requesting $23,639, which will enable them to offer the three named modules in 2011-2012 school year, serving approximately 100 students.
Funding Chevron
Fiscal Impact Funding will be provided by Chevron.
Recommendation Approve Mt. Diablo High School, Clayton Valley High School, and Riverview Middle Schools to submit applications to Chevron for Project Lead the Way funding for 2011-2012.
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Signed By:  
Joanne Durkee - Board Member
Signed By:  
Rose Lock - Assistant Superintendent of Middle
Signed By:  
Steven Lawrence - Superintendent