On another post, Anonymous wrote:
"Infiltrating Bellefield with Broad-friendly employees and consultants was the business of the day from February to May 2007:
1. February 20, 2007: The Board approves that Christiana Otuwa be reimbursed an amount not to exceed fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) for appropriate moving and temporary living expenses.
2. March 21, 2007: The curriculum and professional development shuffle picks up speed with ETS Educational Testing Services and Paula Bevan landing a $107,700 contract to collaborate with other consultants (RAND and Institute for Learning), train principals, including a train the trainer model. The trainer would apparently never be trained, as Dr. Bevan would continue lining up for PPS contracts to this day.
A new class of employee is created, with the Board approving a 260 day work year and 10 vacation days for Broad Residents that participate in the Broad Resident Program. One Broad Resident is hired.
The Board contracted with Bernard Komoroski to serve as Acting Principal, Allderdice effective March 26, 2007 to July 31,2007 at the per diem rate of $600.
3. April 25, 2007: Another Broad resident is hired.
May 23, 2007: Meade Johnson is hired as a marketing consultant ”to convene/direct PPS staff and other outside consultants/vendors for the development and implementation
of action plans/timelines” and “to provide strategic counsel to ensure brand-alignment visually and through consistent messaging.”
The Board also approves a contract with “Vanessa Orr, freelance writing consultant. The writing consultant's primary role is to provide parents/family with the appropriate understanding of the District's new Welcome Back approach for engaging families and community through back-to-school events and through a Welcome Back information package, which centrally houses start-of-the-year information in an easy to use format.”
The Board renews “the contract for the Institute for Learning (IFL) for the period of July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008, in the amount of $700,200.”
On top of the IFL contract, funding is approved for $326,612 from the Fund for Excellence to support two post-doctoral fellows for a period of two years to provide ongoing, job-embedded training for principals and coaches.
GVA Oxford is hired to provide development services around the sales/disposal of twenty-four (24) identified closed buildings. Their activities would lead to the sale of zero buildings."