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File #: 4243   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 5/28/2021 Department: Preschool Services
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action: 6/8/2021
Subject: Memorandum of Understanding with San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools for FootSteps2Brilliance Program
Attachments: 1. COV-PSD-06-08-21 - Footsteps2Brillance SBCSS, 2. MOU-PSD-06-08-21 - Footsteps2Brillance SBCSS, 3. Item #54 Executed BAI
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

June 8, 2021

FROM
PHALOS HAIRE, Director, Preschool Services Department

SUBJECT
Title
Memorandum of Understanding with San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools for FootSteps2Brilliance Program
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Approve Memorandum of Understanding with the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools for FootSteps2Brillance, an interactive, digital literacy-based mobile technology program for improved early education, in the amount of $167,061, for the period June 9, 2021 through June 8, 2026.
(Presenter: Phalos Haire, Director, 383-2005)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Promote the Countywide Vision.
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.
Pursue County Goals and Objectives by Working with Other Agencies.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
This item does not impact Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). The total amount of the recommended Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) of $167,061 is 100% federally funded through the Administration for Children and Families. Adequate appropriation and revenue have been included in the Preschool Services Department (PSD) 2020-21 budget and 2021-22 recommended budget and will be included in future recommended budgets.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
Under the terms of the recommended MOU, PSD and the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools (Superintendent) will continue to utilize the Footsteps2Brilliance program with the inclusion of two additional applications, Clever Kids University Pre-Reader and I-Can-Read. PSD and the Superintendent implemented Footsteps2Brilliance in 2016 at eight Head Start sites with approximately 802 Head Start children to assist children in becoming college and career ready.

The recommended MOU will allow PSD to reach children in the remainder of the PSD Head Start classes including the ...

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