Public Meeting Agenda: June 22, 2017 at 12:00 PM - Board of Education 2nd Monthly Meeting

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June 22, 2017 at 12:00 PM - Board of Education 2nd Monthly Meeting Agenda

June 22, 2017 at 12:00 PM - Board of Education 2nd Monthly Meeting
1. Call to Order
1.1. Roll Call
Rationale:  If any board member is absent, there will need to be a  motion to excuse the absence.
Recommended Motion(s):  A motion to excuse the absence of Bruce Mitchell Motion passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
1.2. Declaration of a Legal Meeting
Rationale:  This is a legal meeting of the board of education, as advertised by the means specified in board policy. A complete copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted in the board room for your review. A copy of the agenda is available at the desk of the recording secretary.
2. Action Items
2.1. Discuss, consider and take action to approve the extension of the Bel Air counselor position from 0.8 FTE to 1.0 FTE
Rationale: 

Additional counseling time is needed to address the student enrollment growth at Bel Air caused by our Student Growth Plan. Bel Air is expected to have an enrollment of approximately 350 students next year - compared to an average of approximately 240 at our other elementary schools.

Mrs. Andreasen has indicated that "the support of a counselor that is here all five days is crucial for me to keep things running smoothly overall, as well as with behavioral support."

The addition of Specials time (which includes counseling classes) was anticipated and approved as part of our Student Growth Plan.

Recommended Motion(s):  A motion to approve the extension of the Bel Air counselor position from 0.8 FTE to 1.0 FTE Motion passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
2.2. Discuss, consider and take action to approve contracts
Rationale: 

Katie Fite – Washington Elementary, 4th Grade Teacher

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education in Elementary K-6 from the Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota.

Currently a 4th Grade Teacher at Madison Public Schools in Madison, Nebraska.

 

  

Recommended Motion(s):  A motion to approve the contract, as listed Motion passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
3. Future Meetings
Rationale:  Our next meeting will be held Monday, July 10th. The Study Session will begin at 5:30 and will be followed by a Business Meeting at 6:30.  All components of the meeting will be held at the Central Office Administration Building and will be open to the public unless an Executive Session is required.
4. Adjournment
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