RSU 83/M.S.A.D. #13 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOTICE OF REGULAR BOARD MEETING

TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014

QUIMBY MIDDLE SCHOOL, BINGHAM, MAINE  04920

7:00 p.m.

 

6:30 p.m. – Policy Committee Meeting

                        Sheree Brown, Laurie Attwood, Leo Hill

                                    Promotion/Retention Policy

 

I.                   CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        ATTENDANCE/DECLAR ATION OF QUORUM

 

___Bonnie Atwood  165        ___Ray Francoeur  165           ___Scott Shaw  165

 

___Adrienne Mathieu 144     ___Linda Hunnewell  144      ___Laurie Attwood  165

 

___Sheree Brown  144           ___Pauline Lagasse  144        

 

___Leo Hill  165                     ___Brian Malloy  165

 

III.       PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

IV.             APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a)      Vote on approval of minutes of March 11, 2014 (regular meeting)

 

V.                ADJUSTMENTS

 

VI.             GOOD NEWS AND CELEBRATION

a)      One Boston contribution

b)      We are one of the top five schools that receive Melmac funds for student federal application for federal student aid completion rates (FAFSA).  72% of our seniors have completed FAFSA this year.

c)      Superintendent secured participation and funding for day 2 Marzano Teacher Evaluation training from Jackman and Greenville slated for August 26, 2014.  Costs will be split three ways.

 

VII.          COMMUNICATIONS

a)      Financial Statement

b)      Thank you from Lymphoma Research Foundation

c)      Thank you from Grace Ferreira

 

VIII.       REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

a)      Suicide Prevention Training completed March 17th for teachers

b)      Marzano Teacher Evaluation Training started March 14th for teachers

c)      Senior Citizens luncheon – April 7th

d)     Spring newsletter

e)      High school course of studies

f)       Proficiency-based diplomas – Communications to parents and students

g)      Early release day training – Focused teaching and teacher collaboration

h)      May 13 MSMA workshop 6:00 followed by regular Board meeting at 7:00

 

IX.             SUB-COMMITTEE REPORTS (Ad-Hoc Restructuring Committee, Finance Committee, Policy Committee, Negotiations Committee, Transportation Committee, Buildings and Grounds Committee)

Finance (Bonnie Atwood, Linda Hunnewell, Ray Francoeur)

Policy (Sheree Brown, Laurie Attwood, Leo Hill)

Negotiations (Pauline Lagasse, Brian Malloy, Sheree Brown)

Transportation (Leo Hill, Adrienne Mathieu, Ray Francoeur)

Buildings & Grounds (Leo Hill, Bonnie Atwood, Ray Francoeur, Laurie Attwood)

Ad Hoc Restructuring (Vacant, Adrienne Mathieu, Pauline Lagasse)

 

a)      Report of the Policy Committee

 

X.                PROFESSIONAL STAFF INFORMATION

a)      Ms. Richard

b)      Mr. Ferreira

 

XI.             PUBLIC INPUT

 

XII.          OLD BUSINESS

 

XIII.       NEW BUSINESS

a)      Board election of officers and committee assignments for 2014-15

            Present Chairman:             Brian Malloy

            Present Vice-Chairman:    Bonnie Atwood

            Present Committees:

            FINANCE:                       Bonnie Atwood, Linda Hunnewell, Ray Francoeur

            POLICY:                          Leo Hill, Laurie Attwood, Sheree Brown

            NEGOTIATIONS:           Brian Malloy, Pauline Lagasse, Sheree Brown

            TRANSPORTATION:     Leo Hill, Adrienne Mathieu, Ray Francoeur

            BLDGS/GROUNDS:       Bonnie Atwood, Laurie Attwood, Ray Francoeur,

                                                      Leo Hill

            AD HOC Restructuring    Vacant, Adrienne Mathieu, Pauline Lagasse

b)      Vote on Recertification Steering Committee for 2014-15

The Recertification Steering Committee is responsible for overseeing professional development renewal plans for teachers and educational technicians.  They also oversee teacher action plans for new teachers and highly qualified statuses.

            Kelly Bailey, Chair                       Alternates:       Rhonda Roberts, Chair

            Jena Harvey                                                          John Berube

            Cathy Foran, Advisor                                           Wendy Belanger, Advisor

c)      The Superintendent would like to report to the Board that the following is a list of all continuing contract teachers, no action is required:

            Joy West                           Gloree Robinson                     Kelly Bailey

            Katie Flood                       Mary Collins                           Wendy Belanger

            Rhonda Roberts                Catherine Foran                      Karen LaForgia

            Rebecca York                   Vicki Fluet                              Luke Hartwell

            Brenda Fanjoy                  Kattie Sweet-Shibles              Daniel McDonald

            John Berube                      James Tyler                             Jena Harvey

d)     Opportunity to offer middle school baseball and MPA restrictions regarding 8th grade participation at the high school level

e)      Vote on first reading of the following policies:

Policy JJIF      Management of Concussion and Other Head Injuries

Policy JJIF-E   RSU 83/M.S.A.D. #13 Concussion Information Sheet

RSU 83/M.S.A.D. #13 Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI)/Concussion Annual Statement and Acknowledgement Form

f)       Vote to enter Executive Session pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. §405(6)(D) for the purpose of discussing upcoming negotiations between the UKVEA and the Board of Directors

g)      2014-15 budget discussion pending negotiations progress

 

XIV.       PUBLIC DISCUSSION OF NON-AGENDA ITEMS

 

XV.     ADJOURNMENT