Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 8/14/2013 - 7:30 PM
Category: Business/Action Items
Type: Action
Subject: 13.19 Request to approve MDUSD/Solution Tree Marzano Research Lab Contract
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
College and Career California State Standards (CCSS) Goal 1.1-1.5, 1.17, 1.22-1.23
California State Standards (CCSS) Goal 1.1-1.5, 1.17, 1.22-1.23
College and Career Interventions Goal 1.6, 1.13-1.16
Interventions Goal 1.6, 1.13-1.16
College and Career Access to College and Career Goal 1.12, 1.18, 1.19
Access to College and Career Goal 1.12, 1.18, 1.19
College and Career Access and Integration to Technology Goal 1.7
Access and Integration to Technology Goal 1.7
File Attachment:
2013-2014-Warrick-Mt Diablo-Contract.pdf
Summary: As a district in Program Improvement, we are required to annually spend 10% of Title I funds on professional development (PD). The PD must meet a variety of criteria including alignment with the district’s Local Education Agency Plan Addendum (LEA Plan Addendum). Mt. Diablo’s LEA Plan Addendum identifies the need to provide district wide professional development for administrators, coaches, and teachers focusing on the instructional program, high quality first instruction, collaboration, and the development of a district wide intervention plan with a focus on response to intervention. (LEA Plan Addendum D.4.11, D.4.1.2, D.5.1.1, D.5.3.1, D.6.1.1, D.8.1.2). Student Achievement and School Support, in conjunction with Personnel, Student Services, Special Education, and the PAR/BTSA coach program developed an extensive two year professional development plan that includes work with Solution Tree and the Marzano Research Laboratory to address the areas identified in the MDUSD LEA Plan Addendum. These contracts provide ongoing, research-based strategies that support identified needs with instructional strategies and collaboration. This contracts involves training teacher leaders, coaches, and administrators in group settings as well as site-based consultation and is designed to meet the varied needs of elementary and secondary sites.
Funding: MDUSD/Solution Tree Contract - Elementary and Secondary Coaching Academies are funded out of Title I
MDUSD/Marzano Research Lab Contract is funded out of Title I Professional Development.
Fiscal Impact 000.3065.36.5800(Title I)

Recommendation: For approval as presented.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Bev Heppler - Administrative Assistant
Signed By:
Lorie O'Brien - Administrator, Compliance and Training
Signed By:
Rose Lock - Assistant Superintendent of Middle
Signed By:
Bryan Richards - Chief Financial Officer
Signed By:
Jayne Williams - Interim General Counsel
Signed By:
John Bernard - Interim Superintendent
Vote Results:

New Motion
Member Barbara Oaks Moved, Member Linda Mayo seconded to approve the New motion 'Approve MDUSD/Solution Tree Marzano Research Lab Contract in the amount of $52,000.00.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 4 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 4 - 0
Linda Mayo     Yes
Cheryl Hansen     Yes
Brian Lawrence     Yes
Barbara Oaks     Yes