Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 9/14/2022 - 6:00 PM
Category: Special Education
Type: Action
Subject: 15.15 2022-2023 School Year Contract Amendment between Mt. Diablo Unified School District and California Therapy Alliance
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, Insurance and Amendment
File Attachment:
CA Therapy Alliance - 2022-23 Amendment 1 - Vendor Signed.pdf
CA Therapy Alliance - 2022-23 Master Contract - Final.pdf
CA Therapy Alliance - Insurance 2022-09-11.pdf
Summary: California Therapy Alliance is a non-public agency (NPA) that provides Speech and Language Pathologists for school-based services that are identified on Individual Education Plans (IEP's). When Mt. Diablo Unified School District 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 Alliance is a company that is utilized to provide Speech Therapy Services to ensure that all of our needed services are covered for the 2022-2023 school year. Mt. Diablo Unified School District Human Resources and Special Education continues to recruit and hire district employees.
Funding: Funding: 12190 Special Education DIS: Speech/Audiology
Fiscal Impact Increase of $36,000 for a total of $60,000. This amount is included in the approved budget for the 2022-2023 school year.
Recommendation: Move to approve the contract amendment amount of $36,000 between Mt. Diablo Unified School District and California Therapy Alliance for the 2022-23 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 - General Counsel
Signed By:
Dr. Adam Clark - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Linda Mayo Moved, Member Keisha Nzewi seconded to approve the Original motion 'Move to approve the contract amendment amount of $36,000 between Mt. Diablo Unified School District and California Therapy Alliance for the 2022-23 school year.'. 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