Public Meeting Agenda: August 23, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Committee of the Whole

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August 23, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Committee of the Whole Agenda

August 23, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Committee of the Whole
1. Public Comments on Agenda Items - This is the proper time for public questions and comments on agenda items only. Please make sure a request form is given to the Board Vice-President before the meeting begins.
Speaker(s):  Randy Coleman
Discussion:  none
2. Elementary School Recommendation
Speaker(s):  Dr. Lopez
Discussion:  Presentation by John Brazell - Look at facilities and review the elementary recommendation Held tours and input sessions last fall. Have implented preschool program and reviewed and remodled special ed facilities. 6 teams part of committee. Studied areas and made recomendation. All elementary gnrade levels in all bldg PK-5 all in one building PK-2 and the other 3-5 2 buildings one 20-30 acres of land and tempory housing of students as we remodel and or build. Should we should renovate current facilities- recomend new construction not renovations. Secure resources - recommend 12-13 steps hire archeter and estimated cost 39,000 hire estomater to develop cospt for budilings estimated cost 2,000. Hire an appraiser to help with land.1,000. Hire a survey estimated 2,000 and final picee to determine the fiscal agent for the bonds. Shared time line to hire fall architect, secure estimator and secure appaiser. This winter/spring more input. Spring survey the community. In Fall of 2013 secure a fiscal agent. When we survey about 60% to 70% agreement would look good for bond if not go back and review and make changes. Mitch keep public informed to know the whole story so the survey is not bad. Need to involve the community. Randy any problems to purchase land with this. We have also talked about high school, paddock and lincoln. Do we want these on the agenda? Tobias thinks keep it on the agenda so public can see it.
3. Preliminary AYP Data Update
Speaker(s):  Jackie Nielsen
Discussion:  Jackie Nielsen AYP data have received our scores. Published in the paper. MS 6, 7 and 8 will met AYP.All subgroups saw growth HS did not met in all 3areas in ready and sped in math. Will monitor the free and lunch and sped areas the next year. John what has been the ACT scores 22.6 increase which above the state and national leve. This is the highest since 2009. Not everyone takes it so this cannot compare it to this.
4. School Board Self-Evaluation
Speaker(s):  Dr. Lopez & Burma Kroger
Discussion:  Burma Kroger from the School Board Association. Where are we at this point in the Self Evaluation. Shared the Board Benefits Best practices of boardmanship Board responisbility, better communication and holds the Board accountable. Very much like a Superintenddent eval. She shared some instruments that they offer. Reviews board qualities and to have comments. Eval filled out individual given to Board President. Information compiled. As a Board they would review the eval outcomes and discuss what the eval the states and the sent goals. Usually select the most detialed ones, but it is board choice. They now have it on line and it will do the computation. It is adaptable form to our needs. Can see all board comments. Can set deadline to fill out. Fee to publish and send report is $100.00. Tobisa -Cannot know who has filled it out. Once the report closes can see how many completed it but not who. How much lead time if new document 3 weeks if us form on hand a day or two. Mitch and Tobias do it now. Doris do it on line. See results. Then have a worksession to review the results. This is necessary per Burma. Jon does not like the met or not met. He likes the number scores. Tobias agree. Monte outstanding numbers better. Burma would suggest 1-5, but need comments. Must be a thoughtful process. Randy likes met and not met. He thinks number are suggestive. Met, not met progressing. Would like to start at met not met progressing. Burma showed a comp strongly agree, disagree. The Board seemed to like this better. This would be available soon. Key piece to get back together to review. Comfortable to move forward. She has her commitment. She will let Burma a deadline. Monday to publish to Board. Need start date and end date. Start September 1 and end September 15 and do a suspention to September 24. Board agenda September discuss.Final report pres or all.
5. Public Comments - This is the proper time for public questions and comments on any topic. Please make sure a request form is given to the Board Vice-President before the meeting begins.
Speaker(s):  Randy Coleman
Discussion:  None meeting done at 7:58PM
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