Saturday, August 29, 2009

Curriculum Committee Summer 2009- Final Costs

The 2009 Summer Curriculum Committee officially came to an end in mid August. The budget for the 2009 Summer Curriculum Committee was approved on June 30, 2009 by the Hoboken Board of Education. The summer project was not to exceed $ 47,784. for salary, plus $3656 (FICA) Funding through Title I, Part A - 20-231-100-100-18-1012-000 8763 pending approval of the 2008-09 NCLB Amendment by OGM. The Committee began meeting on July 13, 2009. The committee was convened to help develop district wide assessments in all disciplines, finalize Understanding by Design principles into Unit Planners, assist in implementation planning for 2009-2010, and edit and review the "Big Ideas" and "Essential Questions" aspects of the curriculum.

The final costs for the summer activities was actually under $39,000 indicating a savings of roughly 20% from the allocated resources.