Agenda Item
Meeting Date:
4/27/2017 - 6:30 PM  
Consent Agenda  
Out of State Travel - Employee(s)  
District Goals:
Goal 1
Student Achievement for All
Goal 4
Quality Workforce in a Positive Environment
Goal 5
Effective and Efficient Use of Resources
File Attachment:
Apple Academy Info.pdf
OOS Travel Request - Technology Bothel.pdf
This is a request to send one of our Campus Instructional Technologist, Michelle Bothel, to attend Apple Academy in Cupertino, California to become an Apple Learning Specialist. Apple Academy is a week-long intense program only held at the Cupertino campus in California. The focus is on effective coaching and professional learning skills needed to assist teachers with integration of technology into the classrooms and become certified Apple Teachers. Ms. Bothel has completed the Apple Teacher designation and has been accepted into the select Apple Academy to become an Apple Learning Specialist. We currently utilize Apple Professional Development services to provide the Apple Vanguard program for our teachers. The cost for this services through Apple is $50,000 per year. Sending Ms. Bothel will save us this yearly cost as she will be able to lead the professional development and certify our teachers through the Apple Vanguard program.  
Budgetary Impact:
Cost of the Academy is as follows:
$4,995 - which includes hotel accommodations
$352 for meals
$1,000 approximate cost for air fare

$6,347 Total expenses.
Recommend approval of out of state travel for our Campus Instructional Technologist to attend Apple Academy.  
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Jerry N. Allen - Executive Director of Technology
Signed By:  
Patricia Linares - Interim Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Ryan Ray Moved, Member Thedrick Franklin seconded to approve the Original motion 'Recommend approval of out of state travel for our Campus Instructional Technologist to attend Apple Academy.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 6 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 6 - 0
June Davis     Yes
Ryan Ray     Yes
Thedrick Franklin     Yes
Mia Hall     Yes
Gary Grassia     Yes
Lyndsae Benton     Yes