COMMUNITY ACTION OF SOUTHERN INDIANA
Head Start COLA and Quality Improvement - COLA Activities: This action awards a cost of living adjustment increase of 1.84% in the amount of $36,806 for Head Start staff salaries and fringe benefits over a 12 month period for 42 employees. Quality Improvement Activities - This action also awards quality improvement funds of $109,599 for Head Start which includes: 1. Staff Development and a Child Counselor at a cost of $54,800. 2. Classroom Renovation for Sellersburg Head Start and Playground Equipment/Upkeep at a cost of $36,000. 3. Learning Plex Renovation for parent training at a cost of $6,000. 4. Rent Assistance for Underwood Head Start and Sellersburg Head Start Centers at a cost of $12,799 due to significant rent increases incurred.