Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 6/17/2013 - 7:30 PM
Category: Business/Action Items
Type: Action
Subject: 16.13 Walnut Creek Sister Cities International Program
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Policy:
Enclosure:
File Attachment:
Sister City Program.pdf
Summary: Walnut Creek Sister Cities International Program involves people and organize groups at all levels of our society in personal diplomacy. It provides a vehicle for planned and continuous contact between school communities to be actively involved in the rewarding field of international relations at the local level. The goal of the Student Exchange Program is to make a significant contribution to global peace through the exchanges of people, ideas, and cultures. Through the Student Exchange Program, Foothill Middle School and Pleasant Hill Middle School will participate in an exchange of students and teachers with Siofok, Hungary and Noceto, Italy. As an integral and initial part of this program, teachers at Foothill MS and Pleasant Hill MS, will be traveling to Siofok, Hungary and Noceto, Italy, September 27 - October 4, 2013. Board approval is requested for teachers and students to participate in the program.
Funding: Walnut Creek Sister Cities International is paying for travel, lodging, and substitute cost for the teachers.
Fiscal Impact N/A
Recommendation: Approve participation in the exchange program.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Marie Hill - Senior Secretary
Signed By:
Hellena Postrk - Administrator, School Support
Signed By:
Rose Lock - Assistant Superintendent of Middle
Signed By:
John Bernard - Interim Superintendent
Vote Results:

New Motion
Member Linda Mayo Moved, Member Lynne Dennler seconded to approve the New motion 'Approve collaboration with the Walnut Creek Sister Cities International exchange program to approve students and faculty to participate.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
   
Linda Mayo     Yes
Lynne Dennler     Yes
Cheryl Hansen     Yes
Brian Lawrence     Yes
Barbara Oaks     Yes