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Office of the County Executive MONROE COUNTY, NEW YORK Cheryl Dinolfo County Executive DFFICIAL FILE COPY. Wo.__190078 Not to be removed from the Dttica of the March 8, 2019 Legistature OF Monroe County Committee Axtigameat HUMAN SERVICES! — WAYS & MEANS To The Honorable Monroe County Legislature 407 County Office Building Rochester, New York 14614 ‘Subject: Authorize Contracts for the Preschool Special Education Program Honorable Legislators: 1 recommend that Your Honorable Body authorize contracts with the approved schools, agencies and individuals listed in Attachment A, in a total amount not to exceed $25,720,800 annually, for the prov yn of services for the Preschool Special Education Program (Preschool Program), for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022, ‘The Preschool Program is a federally mandated program through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Monroe County is required by New York State to administer the Preschool Program to children, age three to five, who are eligible for special education services. ‘The County fulfills this responsibility by contracting with a variety of eligible, State-approved, Preschool Program providers for evaluations, consultations, education and related services. The Preschool Program providers, who deliver Special Education Classrooms and Special Education Itinerant Services, submit an application and go through an approval process with the New York State Education Department. Based on the most recent school year with completed data (2017- 2018), the Preschool Program served 2,674 Monroe County children. ‘The specific legislative action required is to authorize the County Executive, or her designee, to execute contracts, and any amendments thereto, with the approved schools, agencies and individuals specified in Attachment A, and additional approved subcontractors as needed, for the provision of services for the Preschool Special Education Program, in a total amount not to exceed $25,720,800 annually, for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022. Environmental assessments were completed for this action and it was determined that there would be no significant effect on the environment. 110 County Office Building * 39 West Main Street * Rochester, New York 14614 (585) 7153-1000 «fax: ($85) 753-1014 + wiew.manroecounty gov + e-mail: countyexecutive@monroecounty.go" Monroe County Legislature March 8, 2019 Page 2 Funding for the first year of these contracts is included in the 2019 operating budget of the Department of Public Health, general fund 9001, funds centers 807510000, PSE Tuition & SEIT, 5807520000, PSE Related Services and 5807530000, PSE Preschool Evaluations, and will be requested in future years’ budgets. No additional net County support is required in the current Monroe County budget. ‘The records in the Office of the Monroe County Treasury have indicated that none of these agencies or individuals owe any delinquent Monroe County property taxes. I recommend that this matter be referred to the appropriate committee(s) for favorable action by Your Honorable Body. Sincerely, Lif ‘Monroe County Executive CD:db Attachment A Contractors for Preschool Special Education Program [ The ARC Genesee Orleans County New Vore | The ARC Uvingston Wyoming New York The ARC Wayne County New York ‘Association forthe Blind & Visually Impaired (ABH) Brace, Eric Independent Speech/Language Patholorist Breaking Boundaries Occupational & Physical Therapy Services, Puc ‘right Start Pediatric SUP & OT Services, PLLC Building Blocks Comprehensive Services, Ine Camila, tse Ann- Independent Speech/Language Pathologist | center for Autism and Related Disorder, nc. (CARD) Collui, Gina-Independent Speech/Language Pathologist Cross, Tatianna, dba Growing Minds Speech-Language Therapy- Independent Speech/Language Pathologist Cox, Larisa: Independent Speech/Language Pathologist Doran, Gal: Independent Teacher of the Visually Impaired Finger Lakes Therapy Works Physial Therapy, Occupational Therapy Speech Language Pathology, & Psychology, PLLC Fox, Jacqueline: Independent Speech/Language Pathologist Gebhard, Ann Independent Occupational Therapist Hearing & Speech Center of Rochester Inc, dba Rochester Hearing & Speech Center Hillside Children's Center (Cestwood Children’s Center) Hiton Central School Distt Ishman, Carmen- Independent Speech/Language Pathologist ‘Kesler, Valre- Independent Speech/Language Pathologist Kramer, Dave Independent Teacher of he Visualy Impaled \LaMonica, Joanne: Independent Teacher ofthe Deaf Language, Education & Pay for Kid, Occupational, Physical and | Speech/Language Therapy, PLLC (LEAP for Kids) | tebman, Theresa- Independent Teacher of the Visually Impaired Lberty POST, a Division of Liberty Resources ‘Mary Carola Chlérens Center, Inc ‘McGregor, Elzabeth- Independent Speech/Language Pathologist Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES ‘Opatecty, Jule, dba Opalecky Physical Therapy Services Independent Physieal Therapist, PLLC Parker, eanne- Independent Occupational Therapist Pate, Rosle-Independent Occupational Therap Rochester Chlst Network (RCN) Rochester Cy choo! District Room ta laom Therapy Services, LC ‘essa, Alia Independent Speech/Language Fathologt ‘Speech & Language Communication Associates Speech/Language, Physical & Occupational Therapy, PLLC Slant, Marlanne- Independent Speech/Language Pathologist. ‘Step By Step Developmental Services, nc. ‘The Network for Children's Speech, Occupational, and Physical ‘Therapy, dba Children's Therapy Network United Cerebral Palsy Association of the Rochester Area, Inc. (ba CP Rochester) Finger Lakes United Cerebral Palsy Inc Upstate Musie Therapy Center, LLC ‘Waughtel,Alisa- Independent Speech/Langua ‘Western NY Speech Language, Psychology, Occupational & ‘Physical Therapy Consultants, PLLC, dbo Clinical Associates of the Finger Lakes Yates County Chapter, NYSARC, nc. “Approved NYSED and Office ofthe Professions contracted providers utllaed as of January 1, 2019. This Ist is updated throughout the year as service provides are added.