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03-07-16 BOT MinWESTLAKE ACADEMY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING March 7, 2016 PRESENT: President Laura Wheat, Trustees: Alesa Belvedere, Carol Langdon, Rick Rennhack and Wayne Stoltenberg. ABSENT: Michael Barrett OTHERS PRESENT: Superintendent Tom Brymer, Assistant to the Superintendent Amanda DeGan, Board Secretary Kelly Edwards, Executive Principal & Director of Education Dr. Mechelle Bryson, MYP Principal Dr. Andra Barton, DP Principal/Coordinator Stacy Stoyanoff, College Counselor Carl Tippen, PYP Principal Rod Harding, Student Services Administrator Jennifer Furnish, Registrar Ange Bumgarner, Finance Supervisor Jaymi Ford, Assistant to the Town Manager Jarrod Greenwood, Director of Information Technology Jason Power, Director of Human Resources & Administrative Services Todd Wood, and Communications Specialist Susan McFarland. Work Session 1. CALL TO ORDER President Wheat called the work session to order at 5:30 p.m. 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE President Wheat led the pledge of allegiance to the United States and Texas flags. BOT Minutes 03/07/16 Page 1 of 4 3. REVIEW OF CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS FOR THE MARCH 7, 2016, TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING AGENDA. No additional discussion. 4. DISCUSSION ITEMS a. Presentation and Discussion of 2014-2015 Math STARR Results. Dr. Bryson, Dr. Barton, Mr. Harding and Mrs. Furnish provided a presentation an overview of the results. Discussion ensued regarding Carroll ISDs Mathematics teaching strands, continuing professional development, testing the first week of school, benchmarking, strand by strand verses global method, and an explanation of the interventions. b. Presentation and Discussion Regarding the addition and alignment of Career and Technical Education (CTE) Courses within the MYP and DP. Mr. Stoyanoff and Dr. Bryson provided a presentation and overview of item. Discussion ensued regarding any differences in the pipelines, can you transfer pipelines, financial impact, cost of implementation, financial reporting requirements, Grade 10 would double up the Problems and Solutions course, minimum number of sequences, and communicating C 1 t to students and parents. c. Presentation and Discussion Regarding an Amendment to the Board of Trustees Policy 6.02 - Board Parameters for School Sanctioned Trips Mr. Stoyanoff and Dr. Bryson provided an overview of the proposed amendments. Discussion ensued regarding the timing of the trips, number of colleges visited, Costa Rico Trip, San Miguel Immersion program, possible fundraising opportunities, and including a trip scholarship as a possible Fund an Item. d. Presentation and Discussion regarding Proposed Academic Calendar for 2016- 2017 school year. Mrs. Furnish and Dr. Bryson provided an overview of the proposed amendment based on the new implementation of the number of days being calculated in minutes. BOT Minutes 03/07/16 Page 2 of 4 Discussion ensued regarding moving the professional day to a Tuesday, new school day would be 8:00 a.m. to 3:20 p.m., number of holidays, flex time and professional learning days. 5. BOARD RECAP / STAFF DIRECTION Schedule additional discussions regarding start time for a meeting in May. Present the option to CTE programs at the DP Palooza event with a formal adoption at a later date. 6. ADJOURNMENT President Wheat adjourned the work session at 6:59 p.m. Regular Session 1. CALL TO ORDER President Wheat called the regular session to order at 6:59 p.m. 2. ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST Gallery Night was a wonderful event and funding provided for the Science Outdoor Learning Center. Superintendent Brymer provided an overview of the upcoming events. 3. CITIZEN COMMENTS No one addressed the Board. 4. CONSENT AGENDA a. Consider approval of the minutes from the February 8, 2016, meeting. b. Consider approval of Resolution 16-03, Approving an Electronic Signature Policy. c. Consider approval of Resolution 16-04, Amending the 2016-2017 School Calendar. d. Consider approval of Resolution 16-05, Amending the Board Parameters for School Trips Policy. BOT Minutes 03/07/16 Page 3 of 4 MOTION: Trustee Stoltenberg made a motion to approve the consent agenda with a revision to the 2016-2017 School Calendar as discussed. Trustee Belvedere seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 4-0. 5. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS President Wheat — Westlake Academy start time. Trustee Langdon seconded President Wheat's future agenda item. 6. ADJOURNMENT There being no further business before the Board, President Wheat asked for a motion to adjourn the meeting. MOTION: Trustee Langdon made a motion to adjourn the regular session. Trustee Stoltenberg seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 4-0. President Wheat adjourned the regular session at 7:02 p.m. APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ON APRIL 11, 2016. ATTEST: Kell Edward s, Board Secretary Laura Wheat, President BOT Minutes 03/07/16 Page 4 of 4