Public Meeting Agenda: June 18, 2015 at 9:00 AM - ESU 7 Board Retreat

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June 18, 2015 at 9:00 AM - ESU 7 Board Retreat Agenda

June 18, 2015 at 9:00 AM - ESU 7 Board Retreat
1. Call the meeting to order
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Rationale: 

LEADERSHIP  •  SERVICE  •  SUPPORT  -  ESU 7 Mission Statement


Notice of this meeting was given in advance according to State Law 84-1411, by giving notice of the meeting to the public on ESU 7 website www.esu7.org and posted at location of meeting.  Notice of this meeting was also given in advance to all members of the Board of Directors.  Availability of the agenda and purpose of the hearing was communicated in the advance notice of the meeting and in the notice to the members of this hearing. All proceedings of the Board of Directors were taken while the convened hearing was open to the attendance of the public.


1.1. Notification of Open Meetings Law
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Rationale:  This meeting has been preceded by advance notice and is hereby declared to be in open session.  A copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted in the meeting room.
1.2. Roll Call
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
1.3. Board Absences
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Approval of board absences Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Approval of board absences Passed with a motion by Jennifer Miller and a second by Jack Young.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
1.4. Pledge of Allegiance
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
2. Public Forum
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
2.1. Welcome Visitors
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
2.2. Public Comment
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Rationale:  The board has the discretion to limit the amount of time set aside for public participation. 


Citizens wishing to address the board on a certain agenda item must notify the Educational Service Unit administrator prior to the board meeting.  Citizens wishing to present petitions to the board may do so at this time.  However, the board will only receive the petitions and not act upon them or their contents.

Public Participation in Board Meetings Policy 1.02.02
3. Approval of Agenda
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale:  The sequence of agenda topics is subject to change at the discretion of the board. 

Order of Business, Regular Meetings Policy 1.02.01

Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to approve agenda.
Recommended Motion(s):  Agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Doug Kluth and a second by Jack Young.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
4. Discussion Items
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
4.1. Board Retreat Work
Speaker(s):  All Members
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Rationale: 

9:00-9:30

Welcome-Larianne

 

ESU Beliefs and Vision

9:30-10:15

AdvancED Overview

 

10:15-11:15 (break until lunch arrives)

Progress report from Administrator

 

 

(lunch will arrive around 11:30. It will be sandwiches so we can work while we eat)

 

11:45-12:30

Board Challenges

12:30-1:30

Economic/Political/Educational/Social and Health

1:30-1:45 Break

1:45-2:15

Strategic Planning Overview. 

 

2:15-3:30

 

Develop Goals

3:30

Summary and Wrap-Up.

Discussion:  Administrator Polk welcomed the board, walked through agenda and shared guiding beliefs, philosophies and mission. The work on developing board goals included an overview of the 2013 AdvanceED external visit by Dr. West, facilitator. Administrator Polk reviewed the following data: buildings and grounds walk though data, policies, budget planning, and personnel. Dr. West continued with discussion around board challenges and a summary of the strategic planning goals. After detailed discussion and synthesis of the information presented, two goals were developed. 1. The board will use data to insure quality and efficiency of services to its stakeholders (students, educators, parents, community). 2. The board will examine short and long term financial projections to ensure long term financial stability. At the next board meetings, the board will establish criteria for the goals, determine timelines, and develop indicators. Goal 1 will be discussed in July. Goal 2 will be discussed in August. Administrator Polk's goals will be presented to evaluation committee in September.
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
5. Adjournment
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

Recommendation:
 Motion to adjourn.
Recommended Motion(s):  Adjournment of meeting at pm Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Adjournment of meeting at 1:52 p.m. Passed with a motion by Doug Pauley and a second by Wendy Rahtz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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