Monday, August 22, 2011

Notes from the Board of Education Work Session, 8/22/11

The Board Work Session on Monday, August 22 will be re-broadcast on Comcast Channel 96, Verizon FIOS Channel 12 and is available via webstream at . To view the full agenda and the various reports, please visit BoardDocs.

The below notes are my personal notes and are not intended to be all-inclusive or official minutes for the Board of Education meetings and are provided as a request from my supporters and the general public in a personal effort to be more transparent. Although I have diligently tried to make these notes as unbiased and accurate as possible, I am only human and do make mistakes.

The agenda is as follows:
Executive session

Call to order – 6 p.m. - Pledge of Allegiance

Public Forum  - None present

Funding formula - Paul Balides presented report.  See report.

Redistricting  - Timeline presentation.  See report.

Meeting with delegation - Wise will set-up with the tri-county BOE's and the delegation

Superintendent search
  • Schwartz read, 4-201 Education Article regarding Superintendent appointment. 
  • Wise contacted MABE for their process.  MABE will come out and explain the process as a training
  • Abell - believe we should take advantage of what MABE is offering and the sooner the better
  • Lukas - How did Montgomery County conduct theirs?
Maryland Association of Boards of Education committees - everyone chose a committee

Retreat with Commissioners - October 4, 11:15 - 2:00 p.m.

Discussion of goals
  • Pedersen - Her idea; need to review
  • Abell - Previous goals?  cannot find online.  Long tedious process. Recommend postponing until homework is done and time allotted.
  • Bowie - MABE training talked about where we are going; vision
  • Richmond - requested we review the Master Plan
  • Abell - Requested Ms. Stubblefield to forward the previous goals to all board members.

New business
  • Construction manager at-risk contract - See report.  Award to Hess Contruction

Motion to accept recommedation by Abell; Second by Pedersen
Yes = Unanimous
  • Personnel
Motion to accept recommedation by Pedersen; Second by Lukas
Yes = Unanimous

Attendance at MABE conference

Attendance at NSBA conference

No comments: