SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 91
May 17, 1996
|FROM:||William C. Bosher, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
|SUBJECT:||1996-97 Central Fidelity Tutors For Success Program|
This memorandum is a request for proposals to participate in the 1996-97 Central Fidelity Tutors For Success Program. Central Fidelity Banks, Inc., in partnership with the Department of Education, will make available $535,800, over three years, to establish elementary tutorial programs for at-risk students. Ten schools will be selected to participate in this program. Each participating school will receive $4,700 a year to support the program. The Central Fidelity Tutors For Success Program is open to all Virginia public elementary schools within a 25-mile radius of a Central Fidelity office. There is no limit to the number of schools that may apply within a given division. This memo will be sent to each elementary principal within your school division. All schools must submit a continuation proposal each year to continue program funding. Proposals will be judged on demonstrated need and quality. Program Requirements: Each proposed tutorial program must meet the following requirements: - serve 10-15 identified at-risk students; - use alternative instructional strategies and materials; - offer the program as an extension of the school day or as a Saturday program; - meet at least 40 times during the school year; - be coordinated by a certified teacher; - offer bank employees the opportunity to participate as volunteers; SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 91 May 17, 1996 - offer the equivalent of one-half a school day of instruction per week; - complete a pre- and post-assessment of each participating student; - complete a brief two-page annual report that documents the progress of the program and the students; - provide at least one designated representative at two one-day meetings in Richmond; and - provide program services to students at no charge. Proposal Requirements: Proposals can be no more than two pages in length and must answer the following questions: 1. Why should this site be selected to participate in the Central Fidelity Tutors For Success Program? 2. How will this program assist at-risk students in the community? and 3. What additional resources will this site provide to enhance this program? To be accepted, each proposal must include a program budget and have the attached cover sheet completed and signed by the school division superintendent. - DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: Friday, July 12, 1996 - Please return the proposal to: Tammy McGee Central Fidelity P. O. Box 27602 Richmond, VA 23261 - Selected schools will be notified by Friday, August 2, 1996. If you require additional information, please contact Mrs. Tammy McGee, Central Fidelity Bank, at (804) 697-7201 or James Heywood, Department of Education, at (804) 225-2865. WCBJr/atb Attachment: This memo and its attachment will be sent to the superintendent's office CENTRAL FIDELITY TUTORIAL PROGRAM 1996-97 PROPOSAL (Please type or print) School Division: __________________________________________________________ Superintendent: __________________________________________________________ Principal: __________________________________________________________ School: __________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________________________ __________________________________ Zip ______________ Phone: ( ) ________________________ Grades Housed: ______________________________ Estimated School 1996-97 Enrollment: ____________________ Percent of Students Receiving Free and Reduced Lunch: _______________ Ethnic Composition Black Caucasian Hispanic boys ____ girls ____boys ____ girls ____boys ____ girls ____ Native American Asian/Pacific Islander boys ____ girls ____ boys ____ girls____ _______________________________________ Signature, Division Superintendent Please return the proposal to: Tammy McGee Central Fidelity P. O. Box 27602 Richmond, VA 23261