Agenda Item
Meeting Date:
2/10/2021 - 6:00 PM  
Category:
Consent Agenda  
Type:
Action  
Subject:
14.12 2020-2021 School Year Contract increase between Mt. Diablo Unified School District and California Therapy Connection for Speech and Language Pathologist Services  
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Goal 1: All students will receive a high quality education in a safe and welcoming environment with equitable and high expectations, access to technology, and instruction in the California State Standards that prepare them for college and/or career.
 
Policy:
 
Enclosure:
Master Contract and Insurance  
File Attachment:
20-21 CA Therapy Connection MC Executed.pdf
Certificate of Insurance for Mt. Diablo Unified School District.pdf
CA Therapy Increase Amendment.pdf
 
Summary:
California Therapy Connection is a non-public agency (NPA) that provides Speech and Language Pathology Services for school based services that are identified on Individual Education Plans (IEP's). When Mt. Diablo Unified School Distric is not able to fill all open positions with district employees, the use of contract agencies is necessary to ensure that we are in compliance with state and federal law that govern special education. California Therapy Connection is a company that is utilized to provide Speech Services to ensure that all of our needed Speech Services are covered for the 2020.2021 school year. Mt. Diablo Unified School Distric Personnel Department and Special Education continues to recruit and hire district employees.  
Funding:
Special Education Department Program Code 12190 Speech / Audiology  
Fiscal Impact:
The original contract amount between Mt. Diablo Unified School Distric and California Therapy Connections was $134,000 . The requested increase to the contract is $57,000. This amount it already included in the approved budget for the 20.21 school year.
 
Recommendation
Approve the increase amount of $57,000 between Mt. Diablo Unified School Distric and California Therapy Connection for the 2020.2021 School Year.  
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Amy Sudrla - Special Education Administrator
Signed By:  
Wendi Aghily - Chief, Pupil Services and Special Education
Signed By:  
Elizabeth McClanahan - Director of Purchasing and Warehouse
Signed By:  
Mika Arbelbide - Director of Fiscal Services
Signed By:  
Cesar Alvarado - Associate General Counsel
Signed By:  
Dr. Adam Clark - Superintendent