Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 1/14/2019 - 7:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: 13.7 (Item #8) Master Contract Between Mt. Diablo Unified School District and Ascend Rehab for Speech and Language Pathologist Services for the 2018-2019 School Year
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Policy:
Enclosure: Contract and Insurance
File Attachment:
2018-2019 Ascend Rehab Contract and Insurance.pdf
Summary: Ascend Rehab is a non-public agency (NPA) that provides Speech and Language Pathology Services for school based services that are identified on Individual Education Plans (IEP's). When the school district (MDUSD) 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.

Ascend Rehab is a company that will be utilized to provide Speech Services to ensure that all of our needed Speech Services are covered for the 2018-2019 school year. MDUSD Human Resources Department and Special Education staff continue to recruit and hire district employees.
Funding: Special Education Department Program Code 1219 Speech / Audiology
Fiscal Impact The contracted amount between MDUSD and is Ascend Rehab for $350,000 and is already included in the approved budget for the 2018-2019 school year.
Recommendation: Approve the Master Contract between Mt. Diablo Unified School District and Ascend Rehab for Speech and Language Pathologist services for the 2018-2019 school year.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Amy Sudrla - Special Education Administrator
Signed By:
Wendi Aghily - Executive Director of Special Education
Signed By:
Deborah Cooksey - Associate General Counsel
Signed By:
Nance Juner - Director of Fiscal Services
Signed By:
Dr. Nellie Meyer - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Brian Lawrence Moved, Member Cherise Khaund seconded to approve the Original motion 'Approve the Master Contract between Mt. Diablo Unified School District and Ascend Rehab for Speech and Language Pathologist services for the 2018-2019 school year.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
   
Linda Mayo     Yes
Joanne Durkee     Yes
Brian Lawrence     Yes
Debra Mason     Yes
Cherise Khaund     Yes