Chadron School Board Agenda Feb 8, 2021Posted by John AxtellDate: February 08, 2021 12:07 amLeave a comment335 ViewsChadron Public Schools Board of Education Regular Board Meeting – Feb 8, 2021 5:30 PM Central Office Board Room & Via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/353380486“Infinite Possibilities – Infinite Education” “Opportunities for All”Board Goals (Reviewed 3.11.20):1. CPS students will either be proficient or meet typical growth in core areas using appropriate grade levels assessments by providing multi-tiered systems of support to ensure equitable learning environments for all students by 2023-24.(Teaching & Learning which includes: College & Career Ready, Assessment, Teacher Effectiveness)2. Foster a positive/adaptive culture that builds trusting relationships through communication and collaboration with all stakeholders for continuous school improvement.(Positive Partnerships, Relationships, and Student Success)Notified BOE Member Absences: The Board at the meeting may rearrange the order of the agenda.1. ROUTINE MATTERS:a. Welcome and Recognition of Visitors-b. Meeting Called to Order – A complete copy of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act is posted on the west wall and in the BOE Documents folder. c. Pledge of Allegianced. Determine if a Quorum is Presente. Motion to Declare the Meeting Properly Publicized and Open to the Public.f. Approval of the Agenda for the February 8, 2021 Regular Board Meeting.g. Approval of the Minutes from the Board Meeting for January 11, 2021.“Celebrate to Elevate”h. Awards and/or Honors- i. High Fives-To the families that participated and attended our Parent/Teacher Conferences. We love the opportunity to connect with families. Kathy Smith for receiving $350 in coding materials through her participation in code.orgDana Tewhade for conducting QPR training on January 22nd.Melissa Marcek with UNL-Extension for completing Next Chapter with CMS 7th gradersMrs. Rojas, Mrs. Waugh and Mrs. Hoffman for being part of the 7th/8th grade LA interview team.Mrs. Burch, Mrs. Rojas and Mrs. Dubs for agreeing to be school partners in our spring FAST cycle with 6th grade students.Congratulations to Fia Rassmussen for finishing 4th in the Girls State Wrestling Tournament in York sponsored by NSWCA.Thank you to Andy Pope, Mandy Brice and all who worked the Chadron Dual Wrestling Tournament on Jan. 22nd.The Speech Team has placed at each meet with many individual awards already this year! This past weekend, the Chadron team was the A/B Division Champion at Gordon.WrestlingFBLA Best of the West Business Competition was held virtually Jan. 26th. CSC sponsors this event. We’re awaiting final results.Appreciation Station: Staff is continuing with the anonymous blessings in the loungeChadron Intermediate School was awarded a $500 from the Exxon Mobile Educational Alliance. Exxon Mobil along with the Moyle Petroleum Company and the Chadron Common Cents Convenience Story provided the opportunity for our school to apply for the grant made possible through funding from the Exxon Mobil Corporation. j. Recognition of Public Requesting to Comment on Specific Agenda Items2. BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS:a. Treasurer’s Report – Submitted by Sara Taylor, Business Managerb. Approval of Bills and Claims – General Fund, Depreciation Fund, Lunch Fund, Cooperative Fund, and Special Building Fundc. Approval of Bills and Claims – Student Activity Fund and Student Fee Fund3. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:4. NEW BUSINESS:Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action on BOE members attending Conferences/Meetings/Trainings-Goals 1-2NCRSA March 25-26Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action on the Hazard Mitigation Resolution.Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action on 2021-2022 School Calendar Start and End dates.Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action on the following policies-Goals 1-2:Reviewed with no change or minor change:4019.14019.114019.144019.15 Minor Grammar Change4019.164019.28 Minor Grammar Change4019.2814019.304019.314019.41Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action in regards to membership in NASB for 2021-22Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action in regards to the middle school parking lot bids.Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action in regards to Honeywell on rooftop gym in primary.5. PERSONNEL:Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action in regards to The resignation and retirement of Jeanne Hoffman.Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action in regards to The resignation and retirement of Stephanie Cogdill.Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action in regards to renewal of the Superintendent Contract.Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action in regards to Administration salary.Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action on the Middle School Language Arts teaching contract for Jeri Anderson.6. STUDENT PERFORMANCE AND PROGRAM REPORTS:a. Administrator Reports Including: Building Principals, Technology Director, Curriculum Director, SRO, and Maintenance Supervisor (Review Enrollment)b. Board Committee Reports – If any activity has occurred; Finance Committee (2nd Monday @ Noon); American Civics/Curriculum Committee (3rd Monday @ Noon); Policy Committee (3rd Monday @ 7 AM) Building & Grounds Committee ($7.435+ Million in Projects to do) (1st Monday at noon); Personnel Committee (1st Monday @ 7 AM); Safety Committee; Legislative Committee and Foundation Committee (3rd Wednesday at 7 AM)-On Google docs is a form for recording committee minutes7. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT AND BOARD-SUPERINTENDENT DISCUSSION:AQuESTT – Accountability for a Quality Education System Today and Tomorrow AQuESTT is Nebraska’s next-generation accountability system. It aims to meet and exceed statutory requirements for accountability (R.S.S 79-760.06 and 79-760.07) by considering the broader educational experiences and success of students.a. Leadership & Support Systems for Six (6) Tenets of AQuESTTi. Leadership & high quality services in: processes, regulations, interagency collaboration, data systems, fiscal responsibility, and evaluationii. FinancesFederal Audit Submission, G5 Update, $5000 mini grant, GEERS money, Juvenile Justice Community Planiii. Engage policy partners & stakeholders in development of: policies, regulations, and practices. Juvenile Justice Community Planiv. Teaching, Learning, & Serving Sanchez & Mann Resignationb. College & Career Ready & Civici. Curriculum development and alignment to Content Standards2020 ACT Results, Data, ASVAB, NWEAii. Integration of Career Readiness Standards into all content areasiii. Systemic and collaborative curriculum reviewiv. Partnerships for expanded learning opportunityJuvenile Justice Community Planv. Career awareness, exploration, and preparation instructionc. Assessmenti. Process to ensure reliable, valid, and appropriate assessmentsii. Utilizing balanced assessment systemiii. Sharing assessments in a timely mannerEduclimber, Acadience, BIMASiv. Establishing and sharing grading policies and standardsv. Utilizing perceptual dataEduclimber, Acadienced. Educator Effectivenessi. Measuring and addressing teacher engagement.School and classroom walk-throughs. Google Classroom and Google Drive trainingii. Utilizing a research-based instructional model aligned to the NE Teacher Principal Performance Framework (NTPPF) Danielsoniii. Utilizing a formal staff evaluation process aligned to the NE Evaluation Model for Teachers and Principals.Admin Team Evaluationsiv. Developing a professional Learning plan to support continuous improvementCovid Response Updatev. Technology to support teaching and learning, Success, Access, & Support.e. Positive Partnerships, Relationships, and Successi. Partnerships w/community groups & support servicesPartner with PPHD to closely monitor and investigate CoVId cases. Mental Health Team meets regularly to review students services and discuss individual student referralsii. Strategies for family attendance & participationSuperintendent Blog.iii. Expectations for safe, clean, and healthy schoolsReview and monitor CoVid disinfection plan.iv. Measuring and addressing student engagementv. Strategies to support all students in monitoring and managing LearningJuvenile Justice Community Planf. Transitionsi. Process to support on-time grade completion1:30 outsii. Process for addressing the needs of highly mobile studentsTransition, Indian Education, Juvenile Justiceiii. Process to identify and support students at risk of dropping outAcellusiv. Processes to ensure the preparedness of incoming studentsv. Strategies to support transition from Primary, to Intermediate, to Middle School, to Highvi. School, and to post-high school opportunitiesg. Educational Opportunities & Accessi. Before or after school opportunitiesMonitor 21st Century grant that subsidizes the after school program.ii. Supplementing in-person classroom instruction with digital learning opportunities.iii. Processes relating to a Target Improvement Plan (TIP)v. Aligning educational opportunities to the needs of all studentsAcellus online learningvi. Evaluating new educational programsh. Thank Yous-Rotary Basketball Tournament 8. BOARD MEMBER ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION (Non-Action)Something the BOE did tonight for student learning Goals 1-2COVID 19 Websites:cdcfoundation.org-”Adapting, Evolving, Thriving: Tools to Evolve COVID-19 Schools Strategy” www.launchne.comThis website is to help school leaders to work though decisions that will be necessary before students can reenter the physical buildingsCDC website http://www.cdc.govPanhandle Public Health District (PPHD) http://pphd.orgGovernor Rickett’s Website http://governor.nebraska.govNebraska Department of Education (NDE) http://education.ne.gov 9. ADVANCE PLANNING (GOAL 3):BOE Retreat February 17, 5:30pmParking Projecta. American Civics/Curriculum Committee-March 15, 2021 @ Noonb. Policy Committee Meeting-February 15, 2021 @ 7 AM c. Building & Grounds Committee Meeting-March 1, 2021 @ Noon d. Personnel Meeting-March 1, 2021 at 7 AMe. Finance Committee Meeting – March 8, 2021 at Noonf. Regular Board Meeting–March 8, 2021 at 5:30 PMg. Legislative Committee-h. Foundation- February 17, 2021 @ 7 AM10. PUBLIC COMMENT TIME FOR ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA (No Personnel Items)11. VOTE TO EXCUSE ANY ABSENT BOARD MEMBER(S): 12. ADJOURNMENT:a. Motion for AdjournmentFOOTNOTE – The board of education may go into closed session by an affirmative vote of a majority of its voting members if a closed session is clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual.NOTICE: Except for an emergency, this agenda shall not be altered later than twenty-four hours before the scheduled commencement of the meeting.