Office of School Board Members Board Meeting of October 20, 2004 Mr. Frank J.

Bolahos, Member SUBJECT:

October 11, 2004

REQUEST TO AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO DEVELOP A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE CITY OF MIAMI, THE SAVE A LIFE FOUNDATION, AND MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO IMPLEMENT A FIRST RESPONSE EMERGENCY TRAINING PROGRAM AT EIGHT SELECTED SCHOOLS LEGISLATIVE RELATIONS, PERSONNEL SERVICES PUBLIC RELATIONS AND

COMMITTEE:

The City of Miami and the Save A Life Foundation are requesting permission to develop a first response training program at eight select schools in the City of Miami. The program provides a developmentally appropriate curriculum to students in kindergarten through grade twelve, for the purpose of teaching life saving skills in an emergency situation. The goal of the program is to expose children to the curriculum once a year for their entire school career, with additional life saving skills added each school year. The program will be implemented by City of Miami staff, including the City of Miami Police and Fire Rescue Departments. The schools selected by the City of Miami and the Save A Life Foundation are:
Elementary Schools Citrus Grove Coral Way Kensington Park Shenandoah Middle Schools Citrus Grove Shenandoah Senior High Schools Miami New World School of the Arts

The program will be implemented through a $100,000 grant received through the City of Miami and the Save a Life Foundation. No local funds are required.

ACTION PROPOSED BY MR. FRANK J. BOLANOS:

That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to develop a partnership between the City of Miami, the Save A Life Foundation, and Miami-Dade County Public Schools to implement a first response emergency training program at eight selected schools. No local funds are required

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