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Special Session - February 2, 2015

posted Feb 3, 2015, 6:38 AM by Mary Boege

SPECIAL 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 2, 2015 in Special Session meeting in 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, Mark McFate, Anne Michael, Michelle Yuska.  Quorum Present

Also present were Kerri Nelson, Kim Gardner, and Donna Smith.

Motion by McFate, second by Michael to approve the agenda as presented. All ayes.

Public Comments: None.

Motion by Dvorak, second by Kline to approve the following personnel changes. All ayes.

Contract:  Rachel YoungBear- HS Food Service Worker

Retirement:  Lovona Bazal- HS Secretary

Motion by McFate, second by Dvorak to approve the first reading of Policy 402.68, Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. All ayes.

Motion by Kline, second by McFate to approve the first reading of Policy 402.71, Mileage. All ayes

Motion by McFate, second by Dvorak to approve the first reading of Policy 404.10, Administrators Holdays/Vacations. All ayes.

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak  to approve the first reading of Policy 502.11, Bullying & Harassment. All ayes.

Motion by Dvorak, second by Michael to approve the first reading of Policy 605.42, Early Graduation. All ayes.

Motion by Michael, second by Dvorak to approve the first reading of Policy 601.5, School Day. All ayes.

Motion by Kline, second by Michael to table the Fiber Optic Locating Services Contract until the next meeting. All ayes.

Mrs. Nelson discussed how the schools are ranked by attendance, academic growth, proficiency, and other areas, and where we are on the charts.

There was discussion about the new rules concerning school calendar waivers and our attempt to file one for the upcoming year.

Mrs. Nelson discussed revising Policy 502.40, Banning Electronic Communication Devices.

There was discussion on revising Policy 605.30, Promotion and Retention, to include guidance from the Department of Education.

Mrs. Nelson also discussed updating Policy 603.20, Curriculum Development and Textbook Adoption Cycle.

There was discussion about implementing a Cell Phone Policy for employees.

Motion by Dvorak, second by Michael to adjourn at 7:04 p.m.  All ayes.

 

 Michelle Yuska, Board President                 Kim Gardner, Acting Board Secretary

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