Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 4/26/2023 - 6:00 PM
Category: Special Education and Student Services
Type: Action
Subject: 15.19 Review and Potential Approval of Increase to Master Contract with Orion Academy for the 2022/23 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 career.
File Attachment:
Orion - 2022-23 Master Contract - Final.pdf
Orion - Insurance 2023-06-30.pdf
Orion - Amendment 1 - Vendor Signed.pdf
Summary: Orion Academy is a California certified non-public school located in Concord CA that serves students 9th-12th grade with autism spectrum disorders, nonverbal learning disorder, and other neurocognitive disabilities that have made access to traditional comprehensive school programs more challenging. Requested funds are to cover anticipated costs for the remainder of the 2022/2023 school year.
Funding: General Purpose/Special Education
Program Code 16600 Non-Public Schools
Fiscal Impact Increase of $30,000.00 to bring contract to $170,000.00
Recommendation: Move to approve increase to master contract with Orion Academy for the 2022/23 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:
Nancy Chen - Chief Accountant
Signed By:
Cesar Alvarado - General Counsel
Signed By:
Dr. Adam Clark - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Linda Mayo Moved, Member Debra Mason seconded to approve the Original motion 'Move to approve increase to master contract with Orion Academy for the 2022/23 school year as presented.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
Debra Mason     Yes
Cherise Khaund     Yes
Linda Mayo     Yes
Erin McFerrin     Yes
Keisha Nzewi     Yes