Disability Resource Center Informed Budget Process: FY 2013 IBP Progress Report & FY 2014 IBP Budget Request
FY 2013 IBP Progress ReportFor Projects Funded July 1, 2012 • Deaf/Hard of Hearing One-time Funds • $150,000 • Funds have been set aside to cover interpreting costs at the end of the fiscal year. • Fall semester 2012 • 23 students • 464.5 class hours per week
FY 2013 IBP Progress ReportFor Projects Funded July 1, 2012 • Assistive Technology Site License Upgrades (Base Funding) • $15,000 • License upgrades—Kurzweil, Dragon, and Math Talk (available on All Access). • Additional funds used to purchase four student computers in DRC labs due to a discount offered by Kurzweil.
FY 2014 Base Request • Project Title: Accessibility Advisor 1 to cover Jordan & Miller Campuses • Core Theme: Access and Success • Provision of accommodations required under the ADA • Grade 13— $35,457 + 25,942 = 61,399 • Justification • The number of DRC students at Jordan Campus has grown by 43.2% in the past year. We project that this number will continue to grow. • Program review identified gaps in DRC services at Jordan. • Project Outcome Measurements • Improved student satisfaction with DRC availability at Jordan and Miller campuses. • More frequent interaction between DRC and academic departments at Jordan and Miller campuses.
FY 2014 One-Time Request • Project Title: 2 CCTV’s (Magnification devices with speech-to-text features) • Core Theme: Access and Success • Necessary for students with low vision to access print materials. • Dollars Requested: $6,000 • Justification • Current CCTV at Redwood is dated and does not meet student needs. • South City Campus does not have a CCTV in the DRC lab for student use. • Measurements • Provision of ADA accommodations for students with Low Vision at Redwood and SCC.
FY 2014 Remodel Request • Project Title: Testing Services Remodel at SCC • Joint project for SAT Testing, Testing Services, and DRC • Core Theme: Access and Success • Dollars Requested: $200,000 (estimated cost) • Justification • Testing Services is adding admission TABE and CASAS testing. • Current space not sufficient—especially at check-in area. • No private space for DRC student testing. • Project Outcome Measurements • Less wait time for students. • ADA accommodations requiring private rooms can take place at Testing Services.