Public Meeting Minutes: April 11, 2011 at 5:00 PM - Work Session and Regular Meeting of the Board of Education


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April 11, 2011 at 5:00 PM - Work Session and Regular Meeting of the Board of Education Minutes

April 11, 2011 at 5:00 PM - Work Session and Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
I. Listening Session
I.A. Begins at 4:30 p.m. and is intended for building staff and appointed board members
II. Call To Order - Work Session
III. Board Work Session
III.A. Emerson Elementary School Presentation
III.B. Teacher Apple-Core Team Presentation
III.C. Executive Session
IV. Dinner at Administration Building - No business will be discussed.
V. Call to order - Board Meeting
VI. Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call
VII. Open Meeting Notice of Posted Law
VII.A. President insures that all can hear the proceedings
VIII. Mission Statement
IX. Open Forum
Discussion:  Mark Becker, thanked the HS staff for their efforts regarding his son, Dennis, an Autistic High School Senior. Specifically he recognized Steve Woodside and Administrative staff, Valerie Brown, Jen Kallwait and Brenda Huey along with their respective para educators. In particular he thanked Dave Licari for including Dennis in the Girls Basketball program along with his staff and player. Finally it was noted the staff and kids @ Columbus High have helped him grow socially and intellectually.
X. Recognitions
X.A. CHS Winter Percussion Ensemble
X.B. CHS Web Wizardry Team
X.C. UNL Language Competition Recognitiions
XI. Consent Agenda
XI.A. Approval of Minutes for the Meeting of March 7, 2011
XI.B. Certified Personnel Action
XI.C. Classified Personnel Action
XI.D. Approval of CEA as Bargaining Agent for CPS Teachers
XI.E. Professional Travel Report
XII. Financial Reports
XIII. Special Administrative Functions
XIII.A. Columbus Facilities Advisory Committee Presentation and Recommendation
XIII.B. Lincoln YMCA Presentation
XIII.C. RVW BCDM Programming and Schematic Design Proposal - New Columbus Middle School
XIII.D. New Program - Teacher on Special Assignment
XIII.E. Summer Project List
XIV. Superintendent's Report
Discussion:  1) Employee Banquet this Saturday. 2) GNS next week in Lincoln 3) Work session and Board meeting in May will be in Duncan.
XIV.A. Project Search
Discussion:  Jason Harris: Special Education Director Project Search is an opportunity to provide for students with special needs and paired with Columbus Hospital. Special Needs students do an internship at the hospital. CPS will offer the program to 5 students next year. Students will either have employment at the hospital or within the community.
XV. Board Sharing
Discussion:  (Dostal) FAC work and time has been great. (Curry Lehr) CMS musical was wonderful.
XVI. Adjourn
Discussion:  Adjourn @ 8:20 p.m.
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