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File #: 21-1358    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/11/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action: 10/19/2021
Title: Library Department recommending the Board approve and authorize the Director of Library Services, Carolyn Brooks, as the contract administrator, to sign and accept grant funding Contract 6024 with El Dorado County Office of Education in the amount of $25,000, for a period of November 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, to provide funding for support of Family, Friends, and Neighbor Caregivers Outreach and Education. FUNDING: El Dorado County Office of Education.
Attachments: 1. A- Agreement 6024, 2. B - Blue Route EDCOE Agreement.pdf
Related files: 17-0872, 17-1162, 16-0554, 20-0756
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Library Department recommending the Board approve and authorize the Director of Library Services, Carolyn Brooks, as the contract administrator, to sign and accept grant funding Contract 6024 with El Dorado County Office of Education in the amount of $25,000, for a period of November 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, to provide funding for support of Family, Friends, and Neighbor Caregivers Outreach and Education.

FUNDING: El Dorado County Office of Education.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Library Department currently has a grant from the State Library for "Early Learning in the Neighborhood", and this funding opportunity through the El Dorado County Office of Education is the supplemental funding for this project. Both grants are focused on providing outreach and recruitment of Friend, Family, and Neighbor Caregivers in order to provide education, resources, mentoring, and support of the many caregivers that provide informal care in their homes.

This is the eighth year that First 5 El Dorado and/or the El Dorado County Office of Education has funded Early Childhood Literacy Specialists to visit Family Child Care Sites with the specific goal of coaching and mentoring. This is an innovative program that uses library staff to partner with the El Dorado County Office and Education to support high quality child care in the County.

PRIOR BOARD ACTION:
06/20/2017 Legistar item 16-0554 - First 5 Early Literacy Grants
10/24/2017 Legistar item 17-0872 - El Dorado County Office of Education Literacy Agreement
12/05/2017 Legistar item 17-1162 - El Dorado County Office of Education Literacy Agreement replacement of prior agreement
06/23/2020 Legistar item 20-0756 - State Library Early Learning in the Neighborhood grant

ALTERNATIVES
The Board could decline the grant impacting the ability to provide to outreach and recruitment of Friend, Family, and Neighbor Caregivers.

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
El Dorado County Office of Education & Firs...

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