Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 1/18/2023 - 5:30 PM
Category: DIVISION OF LANGUAGE ACQUISITION, FUNDED PROGRAMS & THE ARTS
Type: Action
Subject: 19.6 Amendment #1 to Resolution 21.13 Create Capacity, LLC
District Goals:
Goal 1 Student Achievement
Provide curricula that fosters high levels of student achievement that embed 21st Century skills.
Enclosure BOCS
Performance Based Contract Guidelines
Schedule B
File Attachment:
BOCS-CC Amendment #1.xlsx
Performance Based Contract Guidelines - 10 Questions - CC-Signed.pdf
Performance Based Contract Guidelines - Schedule B - CreateCapacity.xlsx
Rationale: Create Capacity, LLC
Term: October 2022-August 2023
Amount: $14,000
Scope: Amendment #1 Resolution 21.13 Create Capacity, LLC (BOE Approved 10/19/2022 BOCS Approved 10/27/2022) to increase the contract amount by $14,000 to provide more Professional Learning Sessions for all YPS Teachers. Total Contract will be $17,500.

Create Capacity offers Yonkers Public Schools’(YPS) Bilingual and English as a New Language (ENL) educators, coaches, and administrators on-site/in-person professional learning for High-Quality Mathematics Education for Multilingual Learners (MLLs) This collaborative hands-on session will build capacity for all educators and leaders to increase accountable talk, foster critical thinking, and incorporate ongoing checks for understanding that ensure simultaneous content and language learning in mathematics. Discussions will clarify misconceptions about math and language
instruction, provide Integrated ENL resources to amplify disciplinary language, and tools to support Next Generation NYS Math Standards-based grade-level instruction. Participants will gain access to
resources that support the YPS Mathematical Practices and foster a shared responsibility for high-quality education for MLLs.
Funding: Title I Pending NYSED Approval
490.5241.23G152.2070.B2300
Resolution: WHEREAS the Board of Education wishes to enter into a contract with Create Capacity, LLC to support Bilingual and English as a New Language (ENL) educators, coaches, and administrators on-site/in-person professional learning for High-Quality Mathematics Education for Multilingual Learners (MLLs). This collaborative hands-on session will build capacity for all educators and leaders to increase accountable talk, foster critical thinking, and incorporate ongoing checks for understanding that ensure simultaneous content and language learning in mathematics. Discussions will clarify misconceptions about math and language instruction, provide Integrated ENL resources to amplify disciplinary language, and tools to support Next Generation NYS Math Standards-based grade-level instruction. Participants will gain access to resources that support the YPS Mathematical Practices and foster a shared responsibility for high-quality education for MLLs.

WHEREAS the Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with Create Capacity, LLC to provide these services, and

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with Create Capacity, LLC at a cost not to exceed $17,500. It is acknowledged and agreed that pursuant to the terms of that certain intermunicipal agreement by and between the City of Yonkers Board of Education (“BOE”) and the City of Yonkers (the “City”) as filed in the Office of the City Clerk on June 16, 2014, the terms of this agreement are subject to review and revision by the Corporation Counsel, as well as approval by the City’s Board of Contract and Supply. Furthermore, this Agreement shall not be enforceable until signed by both parties and approved by the Corporation Counsel’s Office.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Lissette Colon-Collins - Assistant Superintendent
Signed By:
Tom Collich - Purchasing Director
Signed By:
Finance Department - Finance Reviewer
Signed By:
Elizabeth Janocha - Deputy Commissioner
Signed By:
John Liszewski - Commissioner
Signed By:
Matthew Gallagher - Corporation Counsel
Signed By:
Dr. Edwin M. Quezada - Superintendent of Schools
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Sheila Greenwald Moved, Member Dr. Rosalba Corrado Del Vecchio seconded to approve the Original motion 'WHEREAS the Board of Education wishes to enter into a contract with Create Capacity, LLC to support Bilingual and English as a New Language (ENL) educators, coaches, and administrators on-site/in-person professional learning for High-Quality Mathematics Education for Multilingual Learners (MLLs). This collaborative hands-on session will build capacity for all educators and leaders to increase accountable talk, foster critical thinking, and incorporate ongoing checks for understanding that ensure simultaneous content and language learning in mathematics. Discussions will clarify misconceptions about math and language instruction, provide Integrated ENL resources to amplify disciplinary language, and tools to support Next Generation NYS Math Standards-based grade-level instruction. Participants will gain access to resources that support the YPS Mathematical Practices and foster a shared responsibility for high-quality education for MLLs.

WHEREAS the Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with Create Capacity, LLC to provide these services, and

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with Create Capacity, LLC at a cost not to exceed $17,500. It is acknowledged and agreed that pursuant to the terms of that certain intermunicipal agreement by and between the City of Yonkers Board of Education (“BOE”) and the City of Yonkers (the “City”) as filed in the Office of the City Clerk on June 16, 2014, the terms of this agreement are subject to review and revision by the Corporation Counsel, as well as approval by the City’s Board of Contract and Supply. Furthermore, this Agreement shall not be enforceable until signed by both parties and approved by the Corporation Counsel’s Office.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 8 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 8 - 0
   
Rosemarie Linton     Yes
Lawrence Sykes     Yes
Sheila Greenwald     Yes
Dr. John Castanaro     Yes
Amjed Kuri     Yes
Dr. Rosalba Corrado Del Vecchio     Yes
Rev. Steve Lopez     Yes
Kevin Cacace     Yes