Thursday, January 08, 2015

REMINDER: Board of Education Meeting, 1/13/15

The Board of Education’s next monthly meeting is Tuesday, Jan. 13, at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building on Radio Station Road in La Plata. The public portion of the meeting begins at 1 p.m. and student and staff recognition starts at 4:30 p.m.

The meeting is televised live on Comcast Channel 96 and Verizon FiOS Channel 12, and is rebroadcast throughout the week. Board meetings are also streamed live on the school system website Select CCPS TV and then choose the Live Broadcast tab. The following is a tentative meeting agenda.

Executive session - 12 p.m.
Call to order - 1 p.m. - Pledge of Allegiance, North Point High School JROTC

Election of Chairman and Vice Chairman
Superintendent’s update

Reports of officers/board/committees
·         Correspondence/Board member updates
·         Education Association of Charles County (EACC) update
·         American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) update
·         Student Board member update
·         CIP update
·         2015 testing update
·         Proposed FY2016 operating budget
·         Legislative update

Unfinished business
New business and future agenda items
·         New business
·         Future agenda items

Recognition - 4:30 p.m.
·         Students
·         Staff
·         Resolutions: African-American History Month; Career and Technology Education Month; National School Counseling Week; and Gifted and Talented Education Month
·         Educator of the Year Award presented by the Arc of Southern Maryland, to Larry Johnson, instructional specialist at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building.

Public Forum - 6 p.m.

Action items
·         Minutes
·         Personnel
·         New textbooks: Microsoft Office 2013

Public hearing on proposed FY2016 operating budget


Anonymous said...

Was the school board aware of this meeting between Kim Hill and the Commissioners, or should I say "retreat"? This is a sneaky meeting, call it a retreat, so the public cannot attend and voice their opinions. Kind of like how Common Core was developed. Between her sneaky ways and her hand in the La Plata HS incident about Islam, and her lying, she should resign her post or be removed. She is all about herself and her own aspirations and cares less about the kids, parents, and teachers of this county. Rubbing elbows with Obama, etc. She is a disgrace to her position and this county.

Jennifer Abell said...

I believe you misunderstood the article. The commissioners requested a brief introduction/presentation from each agency(CCPS, CCSO, CSM,etc)during their regularly scheduled weekly meeting. Dr. Hill had a few minutes to introduce herself and give a brief update the school system. There was nothing closed door or secret. During this time Dr. Hill requested the commissioners to consider a date for the first board-to-board meeting. According to the goals set forth by the BOE we are suppose to meet with them quarterly. This was not happening during their previous term. The fact that bothe boards have a number of new members, it may take longer than just a meeting, so a retreat (longer meeting) is more appropriate. This meeting will still be announced and open to the public.