Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 4/13/2022 - 6:00 PM
Category: Special Education
Type: Action
Subject: 16.12 Review and Potential Approval of Increase to Independent Service Contract with Fusion Academy for the 2021/22 School Year
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.
File Attachment:
21-22 Fusion Academy ISC (1).pdf
Fusion Academy Insurance (4).pdf
21-22 Fusion Academy - Amendment 1.pdf
Summary: Fusion Academy provides an educational program for students in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District that have been placed through the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process. The program is highly structured with intensive 1:1 instruction for students that have been unsuccessful in traditional school settings, including non-public schools. Requested funds are to cover one additional student placement for the 2021-2022 school year.
Funding: General Purpose/Special Education
Program Code 16660 Non-Certified Placements
Fiscal Impact The requested increase of $17,715.00 would bring the contract total to $467,715.00. This is a budgeted expense in the 2021/22 budget and no additional funds are requested.
Recommendation: Move to approve increase to independent service contract with Fusion Academy for the 2021/22 school year as presented.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Bryan Cassin - 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 - General Counsel
Signed By:
Dr. Adam Clark - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Keisha Nzewi Moved, Member Cherise Khaund seconded to approve the Original motion 'Move to approve increase to independent service contract with Fusion Academy for the 2021/22 school year as presented.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
Linda Mayo     Yes
Debra Mason     Yes
Cherise Khaund     Yes
Keisha Nzewi     Yes
Erin McFerrin     Yes