Consulting Services Agreement Approved For Academic Attendance Recovery Coordinated Program (AARC)


By Staff Reports

(Hesperia)– The Hesperia Unified School District Governing Board approved a Consulting Services Agreement with Educational Consulting Services, Inc., for the Academic Attendance Recovery Coordinated Program (AARC).

Educational Consulting Services Inc. (ECS) has developed a unique and comprehensive program called the AARC (Academic Attendance Recovery Coordinated) Program to assist districts in recovering lost attendance revenues and instructional time. All AARC sessions are taught by district teachers and supported by district classified staff. AARC staff from Educational Consulting Services provides all the labor and logistical duties to implement each AARC session.

AARC Benefits:

 Provides instruction and enrichment opportunity for all attendees

 Recover ADA revenue for excused & unexcused absences

 Discipline/Rehabilitation opportunities for targeted students

 Teachers and sites benefit from program flexibility and increased revenue

 Aligns well with Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) & the Local Control

Accountability Plan (LCAP) requirement

 Provides a forum to reinforce Common Core Standards

Educational Consulting Services, Inc. (ECS) is a full service financial consulting service firm that has been providing consulting services for California K-12 school districts since 1989. The Academic Attendance Recovery Coordinated Program (AARC) allows the District to recover ADA funding and recaptures instructional time for students.

This agreement commences February 19, 2014 through June 30, 2016.

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