Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 11/9/2022 - 6:00 PM
Category: Special Education
Type: Action
Subject: 15.20 Review and Potential Approval of 2022-2023 School Year Contract Amendment between Mt. Diablo Unified School District and New Directions Solutions dba Procare Therapy
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Policy:
Enclosure Amendment #1, Master Contract, and Insurance
File Attachment:
Procare - 2022-23 Master Contract - Final (1).pdf
Procare - Amendment vendor signed.pdf
Procare - Insurance 2023-01-01.pdf
Summary: New Directions Solutions dba Procare Therapy a non-public agency (NPA) that provides paraeducators and behavior therapists 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 governs special education and provides the necessary classroom support to our special execution classrooms. New Directions Solutions dba Procare Therapy is a company that is utilized to provide these services for the 2022-2023 school year. Mt. Diablo Unified School District Human Resources and Special Education continues to recruit and hire district employees.
Funding: 16610 Special Education Nonpublic Agencies, 10000 Special Education SDC Operating
Fiscal Impact Increase of $660,000 to bring the total contract to $684,000. This amount is included in the budget for the 2022-2023 school year.
Recommendation: Move to approve the contract increase amount of $660,000 between Mt. Diablo Unified School District and New Directions Solutions dba Procare Therapy.
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 Keisha Nzewi Moved, Member Erin McFerrin seconded to approve the Original motion 'Move to approve the contract increase amount of $660,000 between Mt. Diablo Unified School District and New Directions Solutions dba Procare Therapy.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
   
Erin McFerrin     Yes
Debra Mason     Yes
Linda Mayo     Yes
Keisha Nzewi     Yes
Cherise Khaund     Yes