Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 4/4/2018 - 4:00 PM
Category: Report on Contracts
Type: Info/Action
Subject: BELL Foundation Summer 2018 Contract
Enclosure: BELL Foundation SB Summary 2018
File Attachment:
B.E.L.L. Foundation Contract Summary 2018.doc
Summary: BELL exists to transform the academic achievements, self-confidence, and life trajectories of children living in under-resourced communities.

● BELL’s Summer learning program is open to all Providence Public Elementary students (rising 1st through rising 5th graders). The 5-week of summer learning is a free, full-day program.

● BELL will recruit, select, equip, and support professional teachers to lead the summer learning program. BELL will also hire the following positions for a successful implementation: Program Managers, Assistant Teachers, Enrichment Teachers, Program Assistants and Instructional Coaches.

● BELL will offer: A 6 hours per day program (8:30-2:30pm) 5 days per week. Monday- Thursday scholars will participate in 3 hours of academics (90 minutes of literacy and 90 minutes of math). Scholars will also experience 2 hours of enrichment activities and community time. On Fridays scholars will attend field trips.
Funding: 495,600.00 Federal SIG A & City Funding [Contingent upon Funding]
Recommendation: Administration recommends School Board Approval
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Vicki Domingues - Out of School Time Coordinator
Signed By:
Simona Simpson-Thomas - Director of Multiple Pathways
Signed By:
Thomas P. Flanagan - Chief Academic Officer
Signed By:
Michael DAntuono - Business Manager
Signed By:
Christopher N. Maher - Superintendent
Vote Results: