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February 3, 2014 Work Session Minutes

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WORK SESSION

OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE

COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SOUTH TAMA COUNTY

 

The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on February 3, 2014 in a Work Session meeting at the Professional Learning Room, Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.

On call of the roll the following were present: Jackie Dvorak, Alan Kline, Anne Michael and Mark McFate.  Absent:  Michelle Yuska.  Quorum Present.          

Also present were: Kerri Nelson, Mary Boege, Joyce Wiese, Jim Bugge, Eric Townsley, Mary Sherwood, Jon Huebner, Donna Smith, Kris Collins, Clyde Purk.

Motion by Michael, second by Dvorak to approve the amended agenda adding Public Comments.  All Ayes.

Public Comments

Clyde Purk addressed the board concerning the 5th Grade Transition Plan and for clarification on the tax deferral for IBP that was granted by the County.

Superintendent Nelson along with Middle School Principal Eric Townsley updated the Board on the 5th Grade Transition Plan.  They reviewed what the concerns were from the parent meetings that had been held and what they were doing to address the concerns.

Superintendent Nelson and Assistant Elementary Principal Sherwood reviewed with the board the current structure of the English Language Learner Program and how it would change if there were an influx of students into the program.

Motion by Dvorak, second by Michael to adjourn the meeting at 6:48 p.m.   All Ayes.

 

Mark McFate, Board President               Mary Boege, Board Secretary