Public Meeting Agenda: January 12, 2009 at 7:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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January 12, 2009 at 7:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Agenda

January 12, 2009 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. Personnel
        5.3.1. Resignation of Larry Inness, Junior High Industrial Tech Instructor
        Recommended Motion(s):  Motion to accept the resignation of Larry Inness effective at the end of the 2008-2009 school year. Motion passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
        5.4. Claims
        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
        Rationale: 

        8.5. Finance/Activities Committee Reports
        9. Action Items
        9.1. Swearing In of New Board Member/Reappointment of Board Members
        9.2. Board Appointments
        Rationale:  These responsibilities have been appointed positions that serve the board of education.
        Recommended Motion(s):  Motion to approve the following appointments for the 2009 calendar year: 1) Marlene Uhing, Secretary; 2) Robert Waite, Treasurer; 3) Bob Hastings, Parliamentarian. Motion passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
        9.3. Election of Officers
        Rationale:  The board will elect a President and Vice-President for the 2009 calendar year. 

        Nominations for office do not require a motion or a second, only a nomination.  After nominations are complete, the vote will be taken.  The vote may be taken by roll call or by ballot, however, the total votes the nominated individuals receive must be recorded.
        10. Future Meetings
        11. Adjournment
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