Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 11/22/2022 - 6:00 PM
Category: Instruction & Programs - Votes
Type: Action
Subject: 14.13 Authorization of District Field Trips- Extended Classroom Experiences
Strategic Plans:
Priority 2.1
2.1 Develop and implement a pre-K through grade 12 inclusive curricula and assessments that elevate historically marginalized voices, strengthen and sustain a focus on the instructional core, and provide opportunities to learn about perspectives beyond one’s own scope.
Priority 3.4
3.4 Establish an array of ongoing and diverse opportunities for staff, parents, students, and partners to plan for strategies to connect learning to students’ lives and promote student learning in the community.
Enclosure
File Attachment:
Summary: Whereas, the Newark Board of Education has committed itself to providing extended classroom learning experiences that extend and enrich the New Jersey Learning Standards; and

Whereas, the field trip learning activities will include Greater Newark Conservancy, Reeves Reed Arboretum, Newark City Hall, The Newark Museum of Art, Liberty Science Center, Adventure Aquarium, The Franklin Institute, American Museum of Natural History, National Museum of African American History and Culture, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Funding : Subject to available funds
20-20-XXX-XXX-800-401-000-000
20-20-XXX-XXX-500-401-000-000
10-11-190-100-800-401-000-000
Recommendation to the Board: Now therefore, be it resolved that the Newark Board of Education hereby accepts and approves the Extended Classroom Learning Experience Field Trips at an amount not to exceed:
PreK- Greater Newark Conservancy- $35,100
K- Reeves Reed Arboretum- $20,000
1rst- Greater Newark Conservancy- $ 35,100
2nd- Newark City Hall- $0
3rd- Liberty Science Center- $73,000
4th- Newark Museum- $32,400
7th- Liberty Science Center- $73,000
8th- Adventure Aquarium- $33,420
9th- Franklin Institute- $39,000
10th- Museum of Natural History- $40,920
11th- Museum of African American History & Culture- $0 (no fee for entrance)
12th- US Holocaust Museum- $3000 ($1.00 per student)
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Dr. Mary Ann Reilly - Assistant Superintendent
Signed By:
Nicole T. Johnson - Deputy Superintendent
Signed By:
Brenda Liss - General Counsel
Signed By:
Roger León - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member A'Dorian Murray-Thomas Moved, Member Josephine Garcia seconded to approve the Original motion 'Now therefore, be it resolved that the Newark Board of Education hereby accepts and approves the Extended Classroom Learning Experience Field Trips at an amount not to exceed:
PreK- Greater Newark Conservancy- $35,100
K- Reeves Reed Arboretum- $20,000
1rst- Greater Newark Conservancy- $ 35,100
2nd- Newark City Hall- $0
3rd- Liberty Science Center- $73,000
4th- Newark Museum- $32,400
7th- Liberty Science Center- $73,000
8th- Adventure Aquarium- $33,420
9th- Franklin Institute- $39,000
10th- Museum of Natural History- $40,920
11th- Museum of African American History & Culture- $0 (no fee for entrance)
12th- US Holocaust Museum- $3000 ($1.00 per student)'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 9 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 9 - 0
   
Josephine Garcia     Yes
Flohisha Johnson     Yes
Dawn Haynes     Yes
Asia J. Norton     Yes
A'Dorian Murray-Thomas     Yes
Hasani Council     Yes
Vereliz Santana     Yes
Daniel Gonzalez     Yes
Crystal Williams     Yes