Public Meeting Minutes: June 9, 2014 at 1:30 PM - Wayne Board of Education 2014 Summer Retreat


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June 9, 2014 at 1:30 PM - Wayne Board of Education 2014 Summer Retreat Minutes

June 9, 2014 at 1:30 PM - Wayne Board of Education 2014 Summer Retreat
I. Call Meeting to Order
Discussion:  5:00
I.a. Pledge of Allegiance
I.b. Announce Open Meeting Act Posting and Location- Wayne Community Schools, Wayne Public Library, and Wayne Post Office.
I.c. Action on Absence and Roll Call
Motion to excuse absent board members, if any passed with a motion by Mr. Rod Garwood and a second by Dr. Jeryl Nelson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
I.d. Approval of the Agenda- The Board may enter Executive Session to discuss any matter for which Executive Session is lawful and appropriate.
II. Facilities and Finance - Goal 2
II.a. Project update - HVAC and Track
Discussion:  Jon Carlson gave an update with the track. they are looking at pour cement Wednesday if the rainy weather stops. High jump area is 50 x 10 ft area which is coming along. track is closed to the public. HVAC-Ottes are doing a good job. they are on top of issues that come along. Duct work is coming and new duct work is coming in. everyone is on track. Jon Carlson gave the Board and Administration a working notebook of the facilities with Analysis concept plans to the facilities. The Board thanked Jon Carlson for coming the the retreat.
II.b. Facility Analysis Presentation
II.c. Budget update
II.d. Review of claims
III. Continuous Student Achievement - Goal 1
III.a. Discussion - Future of Early Childhood Education
Discussion:  We are not looking to close the present preschools in Wayne. After meeting with them teachers learned that the ELL prek students are growing. Is the state going to help schools fund a PreSchool? Will it be equal funding to all school? WE would be looking at, Criteria, ell, 3 & 4 year olds. What would the curriculum look like? PreSchool students need the tools to start Kindergarten. WE do not have the space for preSchool. There is mandator criteria to start. looked into WSC partnering or other preschool all day or half days Do we choose to limit what we are doing presently such as updates to our facilities and hiring speciality teachers and there isn't allot of extra fund to possible having allot of money to fund and early childhood program. WE know there is a need for a preschool we need a bond for 10 million Public schools are responsible for all children in the district. 81 children are enrolled in kindergarten in 2014-15 6 at St.Marys and 2 prek We would have to have a person incharge of the preschool build something with the space to expand in the future. need to talk to Jay Spearman- bonds talk with City Council and public for and open meeting regarding preschool,get school fiances. will gather Finacial information for the July board meeting
IV. Break - 3:15-3:30 PM
V. Effective Communication and Stakeholder Involvement - Goal 3
V.a. School Board Self-Assessment
V.b. School Board Meeting/Agenda Format
VI. Dinner - 4:30 - 5:00 PM
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