Public Meeting Minutes: June 26, 2017 at 4:30 PM - Americanism/Educational Evaluation Committee

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June 26, 2017 at 4:30 PM - Americanism/Educational Evaluation Committee Minutes

June 26, 2017 at 4:30 PM - Americanism/Educational Evaluation Committee
1. Roll Call
Discussion: 

Members present:  Luanne Sundberg - Chair, Shanon Willmott, Bruce Scheer, Lynn Johnson, Aaron Pfingsten

Members not present:  Jacque Morgan

2. Review purpose of committee
Discussion:  The committee reviewed and discussed the purpose of the committee.  
3. Review compliance of state law on Americanism
Discussion:  The committee received and reviewed documentation from the administration pertaining to district compliance with state statutes on Americanism.  
4. Update on curriculum adoption and implementation for 2017-2018
Discussion:  The committee received information pertaining to acquisition and implementation of the new math curriculum and received an update from administration on the research phase of the social science curriculum process.  
5. Update on summer school
Discussion:  The administration provided a brief update on the enrollment of summer school and the committee members discussed feedback that had been informally obtained.  The administration plans to gather some additional feedback from parents of students engaged in the summer program.  
6. Update on preparing for the August 21 Eclipse
Discussion:  The committee discussed the concerns, liabilities, and benefits of our students being afforded the opportunity to experience the eclipse event that is to take place on August 21.  The administration provided generic ideas about the scope and breadth of what may be provided to students and ideas on how to limit concerns and liabilities.  
7. Recommendations to the board as a result of this committee meeting.
Discussion:  There are no recommendations being made to the board as a result of this committee meeting but the committee wants to ensure that it is noted that our district is compliant with the state statutes on Americanism.  
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