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Minutes

Augusta Board of Education

Business Meeting

February 11, 2015

 

The following Board Members were present:

Chair:

Kimberly Martin

Board Members:

Amanda Bartlett, Jennifer Day, Nicole Desjardins, Laura Hamilton,   Jennifer Neumeyer, Deborah Towle, Katie Vose

 

Also present were:

Superintendent:

James Anastasio

Assistant   Superintendent

Donna Madore

Business Manager

Kathy Casparius

 

7:00 p.m.

 

       1.  Opening:

 

       2.  Call to Order:

 

       3.  Pledge of Allegiance:

 

       4.  Presentation:

     A.  Cony High School – Technology in the Classroom – Jeff DeJongh, Zackary Freeman and

           Deb Orth              

 

       5.  Approval of Minutes:

  A.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting of

        January 14, 2015.

       Attachment 1

Move to approve   the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting of January 14,   2015.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

  B.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special Meeting of 

        February 4, 2015.

             Attachment 2

Move to approve   the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special Meeting of February 4,   2015.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

       6.  Communications:

                

      7.  Resignations and Retirements:

               A.  Resignation

                        Danielle Doyon, School Nurse, Lincoln Elementary

     

       8.  Recognitions: 

  

       9.  Student Council Report:  Kelsey Rohman

 

      10.  Informational Items:

           

      11.  Committee Reports:

                 A.  Finance Committee Report:   Nicole Desjardins

1.  Finance Committee, February 2, 2015 – No Meeting

                              2.  Business Manager’s Report

                                       Attachment 3

                 B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Katie Vose

                              1.  Curriculum and Education Committee, February 2, 2015 – No Meeting                     

                 C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Deborah Towle

                              1.  Personnel Committee, February 2, 2015 – No Meeting

                 D.  Policy Committee Report:  Amanda Bartlett

                              1.  Policy Committee, February 2, 2015 – No Meeting

                 E.  Other Committee Reports:   

                              1.  Student Services Leadership Team

                                         Attachment 4

                              2.  CATC Advisory Committee

                                         Attachment 5

                              3.  Ad Hoc Technology Committee

                                         Attachment 6

                              4.  Technology Plan Committee

                                         Attachment 7

 

      12.  Consent Items: (all matters listed under this item will be considered routine and will be enacted

       by one motion.  A Board Member may ask to have an item(s) removed and considered

       individually.)               

    

      13.  Board Member Comment and/or Discussion on Non-Agenda Items:

 

      14.  Public Comment on Non-Personnel Agenda Items:

 

      15.  Unfinished Business:

 

            Motion to group Items A through F.

 

Move to group   Items A through F.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)    7 to 0

 

 

     A.  Motion to adopt Policy JLCB:  Immunization of Students.

               Attachment 8

Move to adopt   Policy JLCB:  Immunization of Students.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)    7 to 0

 

     B.  Motion to adopt Policy JRA:  Student Education Records and Information.

               Attachment 9

Move to adopt   Policy JRA:  Student Education Records   and Information.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)    7 to 0

    

     C.  Motion to adopt Policy JRA-R:  Student Education Records and Information Administrative

           Procedure.

               Attachment 10

Move to adopt   Policy JRA-R:  Student Education   Records and Information Administrative Procedure.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)    7 to 0

 

     D.  Motion to adopt Policy JRA-E:  Annual Notice of Student Education Records and

           Information Rights.

               Attachment 11

Move to adopt   Policy JRA-E:  Annual Notice of Student   Education Records and Information Rights.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)    7 to 0

 

     E.  Motion to adopt Policy KB:  Parent Involvement in Education.

               Attachment 12

Move to adopt   Policy KB:  Parent Involvement in   Education.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)    7 to 0

 

     F.  Motion to adopt Policy KBF:  Parent Involvement in Title I.

               Attachment 13

Move to adopt   Policy KBF:  Parent Involvement in   Title I.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)    7 to 0

 

      16.  New Business:  

     A.  Motion to approve the World Languages Pilot Program for Cony Middle School.

               Attachment 14  

Move to approve   the World Languages Pilot Program for Cony Middle School.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

    

     B.  Motion to approve the Crisis Management Plan to be included in the Augusta School

          Department’s Comprehensive Education Plan.

               Attachment 15  

Move to approve   the Crisis Management Plan to be included in the Augusta School Department’s   Comprehensive Education Plan.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

    

     C.  Motion to approve an Out-of-State Student Activity Travel Request for the Spanish Club to

           travel to Spain April vacation of 2016.

               Attachment 16  

Move to approve an   Out-of-State Student Activity Travel Request for the Spanish Club to travel   to Spain April vacation of 2016.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

    

     D.  Motion to approve an Out-of-State Professional Day Request for Brenda Weis to attend a

           Skills Refresher Course, April 30, 2015, in Brattleboro, VT.

               Attachment 17 

Move to approve an   Out-of-State Professional Day Request for Brenda Weis to attend a Skills   Refresher Course, April 30, 2015, in Brattleboro, VT.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

    

     E.  Motion to approve a Student Activity Travel Request for the Cony Rambow LGBTQ and

         Allies to attend the Rainbow Ball Weekend at the University of Maine Machias, April 10-12,

         2015.

               Attachment 18  

Move to approve a   Student Activity Travel Request for the Cony Rambow LGBTQ and Allies to   attend the Rainbow Ball Weekend at the University of Maine Machias, April   10-12, 2015.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

    

     F.  Motion to approve an Out-of-State Professional Day Request for Joshua Poulin, Zackary

          Freeman, Patricia Hannigan and Tracy Kinney to attend the National Council of Teachers of

          Mathematics Conference April 15-17, 2015 in Boston, MA

                Attachment 19

                Attachment 20

                Attachment 21

                Attachment 22

Move to approve an   Out-of-State Professional Day Request for Joshua Poulin, Zackary Freeman,   Patricia Hannigan and Tracy Kinney to attend the National Council of Teachers   of Mathematics Conference April 15-17, 2015 in Boston, MA

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

    

     G.  Motion to approve an overnight trip request for students to compete in the Skills USA State

           Championships in Bangor, March 5 and 6.

                Attachment 23  

Move to approve an   overnight trip request for students to compete in the Skills USA State Championships   in Bangor, March 5 and 6.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

     H.  Motion to approve an overnight trip request for Cony Band & Chorus to attend the All-State

           Music Festival in Gorham, ME, May 14-16, 2015.

    Attachment 24  

Move to approve an   overnight trip request for Cony Band & Chorus to attend the All-State   Music Festival in Gorham, ME, May 14-16, 2015.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

      17.  Assistant Superintendent’s Report:

 

      18.  Superintendent’s Report:

 

      19.  Reports from Other School Officials:

 

      20.  Audience Recognition for Non-Agenda Items:

 

21.  Executive Session Re:  Labor Negotiations:

A.  Motion to enter into Executive Session, pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(D):

Move to enter into Executive   Session, pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(D).

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Deborah Towle      Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

7:40 p.m.

 

B.  Motion to exit from Executive Session.

Move to exit from Executive   Session.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Jennifer Day           Second: Deborah Towle

 

 

Motion Passed/Failed:  7 to 0

7:43 p.m.

 

      22.  Adjourn:

     A.  Motion to Adjourn:

Move to Adjourn.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Jennifer Day       Second:    Deborah Towle

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

7:45 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting

 

April 8, 2015

Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.

Council Chambers

City Center