Public Meeting Agenda: December 8, 2008 at 7:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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December 8, 2008 at 7:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Agenda

December 8, 2008 at 7:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
2. Declaration of a Legal Meeting
3. Vision/Mission/Strategic Goals of the Norfolk Public School District
Rationale:   

It is the vision of the Norfolk Public Schools to actively engage all students in learning through a relevant and comprehensive standards-based curriculum that integrates 21st century skills, tools, context, and assessments.  

    • Goal #1:  All students will succeed at each grade level and graduate from high school well-prepared for a variety of post-secondary pursuits.

    • Goal #2:  All students will feel connected with the school and the learning process.

    • Goal #3:  District resources, programs, and departments will be aligned to attain high levels of student achievement and instructional excellence.

    • Goal #4:  The community will be engaged to support high levels of student achievement.

      The mission of the Norfolk Public Schools is to prepare studentswith the skills and knowledge to meet the challenges of a complex, global society.

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

         

         

         

         

         

         

        4. Welcome, Public Comments, Communication
        5. Amendments to Agenda/Approval of Consent Agenda Items
        Recommended Motion(s):  Motion to approve the Consent Agenda Motion passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
        5.1. Minutes of Previous Meetings
        5.2. Excused Absences
        5.3. Claims
        5.4. Coop Agreement for Boys' Tennis/Norfolk Catholic
        Rationale:  This would continue (renew) a coop that has been in place for this program.
        6. Award for Excellence
        7. Focus on Students/Best of the Best
        8. Reports and Discussion Items
        8.1. Superintendent's Report
        8.2. Financial Report
        8.3. Instruction/Personnel Reports
        8.4. Student Services Report
        8.5. Finance/Activities Committee Reports
        9. Action Items
        9.1. District Audit for 2007-2008
        Rationale:  The district must conduct an annual audit which is also submitted to the NDE and the state auditor. 
        Recommended Motion(s):  Acceptance of the 2007-2008 district audit. Motion passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
        9.2. Personnel
        9.2.1. Approval of Superintendent's Contract
        Recommended Motion(s):  Approval of a two-year contract for the superintendent beginning in the 2009-2010 school year. Motion passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
        10. Future Meetings
        11. Adjournment
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