(Neb)-Chadron School Board Agenda April 9, 2018
CHADRON PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION
APRIL 9, 2018 5:30 PM District Office Board Room
a. Welcome and Recognition of Visitors
b. Meeting Called to Order – A complete copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the west wall of the boardroom, just inside the doorway.
c. Pledge of Allegiance
d. Determine if a Quorum is Present
e. Motion to Declare the Meeting Properly Publicized and Open to the Public
f. Approval of the Agenda for the April 9, 2018 Regular Meeting.
g. Approval of the Minutes from the Regular Board Meeting for March 12, 2018 and Extracurricular Strategic Planning March 14, 2018.
“Celebrate to Elevate”
h. Awards and/or Honors-Congratulations to Sandy Roes, Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association (NRCSA) Board Member of the Year. Congratulations to students, teachers, and staff on receiving the Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association (NRCSA) Closing the Achievement Gap Award, which included $1,000 for our school improvement fund. Thank you to NRCSA for making the award possible and to the monetary sponsors: Ameritas, D.A. Davidson, On To College with John Baylor, and TRANE. Michael Sandstrom was accepted to the Monticello Teachers Institute, which is an immersive professional development opportunity designed to provide social studies teachers the opportunity to research and study at Monticello and the Jefferson Library in Charlottesville, Virginia and is funded by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation.
i. High Fives-Middle School awarded PBIS grant and will begin at the year 2 level. Intermediate was awarded a PBIS grant earlier and will implement year 1. Kathy Smith for writing a successful $5,000 grant from Great Plains.
j. Recognition of Public Requesting to Comment on Specific Agenda Items
2. BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS:
a. Treasurer’s Report – Submitted by Sara Taylor, Business Manager
b. Approval of Bills and Claims - General Fund, Depreciation Fund, Lunch Fund, Cooperative Fund, and Special Building Fund
c. Approval of Bills and Claims - Student Activity Fund and Student Fee Fund
3. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
4. NEW BUSINESS:
a. Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action on the following policies-Goals 1-3:
i. Policy 6112.1 Instructional Time Suggested-3
ii. Policy 6113 Released Time-3rd Reading
iii. Policy 6115 Ceremonies, Observations, and the Pledge of Allegiance-3rd Reading
iv. Policy 6120 Objectives of the Instructional Program-3rd Reading
v. Policy 1251 Registered Sex Offender-2nd Reading
vi. Policy 6130 Organizational Plan-1st Reading-Policy committee recommends to waive the
second reading as the changes are minimal.
vii. Policy 6140 Curriculum-1st Reading
b. Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action on List of Graduating Seniors Goals 1-3
c. Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action on Rule 10 and LB 7 Safety Review Report
Goals 2 & 3.
d. Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action on used Bus Bid ( if necessary) Goal 2
a. Discuss, consider and take all necessary action on Teacher Contracts-Goals 1-3-Margaret Gregory accepted the HS Science position. Katie O’Boyle accepted the Intermediate Title I position. Xiyun Hessler accepted the HS math position. Cleo Scheer accepted the Intermediate SPED position. Jessica Jersild accepted the Skills House SPED position.
b. Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action on non-certified salaries for 2018-19-Goals 1-3-Proposed 2.5% increase scale in Google Docs.
6. STUDENT PERFORMANCE AND PROGRAM REPORTS:
a. Administrator Reports Including: Building Principals, Technology Director, Curriculum Director, and Maintenance Supervisor (Review Enrollment)
b. Board Committee Reports - If any activity has occurred; Finance Committee (2nd Monday @ Noon); Curriculum/Americanism Committee (3rd Monday @ Noon); Policy Committee (3rd Monday @ 6:30 AM) Building & Grounds Committee ($7.65 Million in Projects to do) (1st Monday at noon); Personnel Committee (4th Monday @ Noon); Safety Committee; Legislative Committee and Foundation Committee (3rd Wednesday at 7 AM)-On Google docs is a form for recording committee minutes.
7. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT AND BOARD-SUPERINTENDENT DISCUSSION:
AQuESTT – Accountability for a Quality Education System Today and Tomorrow AQuESTT is Nebraska’s next-generation accountability system. It aims to meet and exceed statutory requirements for accountability (R.S.S 79-760.06 and 79-760.07) by considering the broader educational experiences and success of students.
a. Resources for Six (6) Tenets of AQuESTT Worked with NDE on revising AQuESTT to meet ESSA requirements. Teaching, Learning, & Serving
b. College & Career Ready & Civic Staff aligned and reviewed reading, math & technology standards.
Federal government funded after school programs for 2018-19.
d. Educator Effectiveness Pam Leonard resigned as Intermediate para.
Success, Access, & Support
e. Positive Partnerships, Relationships, and Success
NASB Monthly BOE Meeting Update Johnson Controls Yr 3 2nd Q Energy Savings Report & Rule 10 Safety Visit & Report.
g. Educational Opportunities & Access Multi-tiered Student Support System (MTSS) Self Assessment
8. BOARD MEMBER ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION (Non-Action)
a. Something the BOE did tonight for student learning Goals 1-3
b. Extracurricular Strategic Planning Update Goals 2 & 3-Next meeting April 25
c. Board/Administrator Team Retreat Agenda for April 18 Goals 1-3
d. Sponsorship Guidelines Goals 2 & 3
e. AdvancED Leadership Capacity Domain starting with sections 1.7 & 1.8 Goals 1-3
9. ADVANCE PLANNING (GOAL 3):
a. Finance Committee Meeting – May 14, 2018 at Noon
b. Regular Board Meeting –May 14, 2018 at 5:30 PM
c. Curriculum Committee Meeting, April 16, 2018 at Noon
d. Policy Committee Meeting-April 16, 2018 @ 6:30 AM
e. Personnel Meeting-April 23, 2018 @ Noon
f. Legislative Committee-
g. Building & Grounds Committee Meeting-May 7, 2018 @ Noon
h. April 18, 2018 BOE/Administrative Team Retreat @ 6:00 PM
i. April 25, 2018 Dream Team & Extracurricular Strategic Planning-6:30 PM HS Library
j. May 15, 2018 CTA Recognition Banquet 5:30 PM site TBD
k. May 15, 2018 Statewide Primary Election
l. November 6, 2018 Statewide General Election
m. Review Upcoming BOE Calendar-Classified Staff Evaluations Due, Finance Committee-Preliminary Budget
10.PUBLIC COMMENT TIME FOR ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA
(No Personnel Items)
11. VOTE TO EXCUSE ANY ABSENT BOARD MEMBER(S):
a. Motion for Adjournment
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