Public Meeting Minutes: April 23, 2018 at 4:30 PM - Americanism and Educational Evaluation Committee

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April 23, 2018 at 4:30 PM - Americanism and Educational Evaluation Committee Minutes

April 23, 2018 at 4:30 PM - Americanism and Educational Evaluation Committee
1. Roll Call
Discussion:  Members Present:  Luanne Sundberg, Bruce Scheer, Lynn Johnson, Aaron Pfingsten, Jacque Morgan
Members Not Present: Shanon Willmott
Also Present: Nichole Fairhead

 
2. Review proposal for social studies curriculum purchase
Discussion:  Nichole Fairhead presented information to the committee on the two-year process that the social studies curriculum committee took to reach the recommendation being presented to the board.  The type of resources as well as the quote for the resources was outlined.  Specific board member questions were answered.  
3. Update on curriculum/graduation future proposals
Discussion:  The administration shared that there has been discussion about a service requirement for students.  This is a preliminary discussion and there are no recommendations at this time.  This topic has grown from discussions about social and emotional well being of students and the research that indicates that those who engage in service to others report a stronger sense of well being.
4. Update on iObservation
Discussion:  The administration updated the committee on the progress with the instructional model and the new evaluation tool that will be consistent with the instructional model.  The iObservation is a software tool to aid in capturing and reporting out progress with instructional model implementation.
5. Recommendation to the board as a result of this meeting:
Discussion:  This committee is recommending the purchase of the social studies curriculum materials that will be presented to the board at the May meeting. 
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