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Agenda
Augusta Board of Education
Business Meeting
January 8, 2020
Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.
Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.
City Center – Council Chambers 

7:00 p.m. 

1.  Opening: 

2.  Call to Order: 

3.  Pledge of Allegiance: 

4.  Presentation:
          A.  Unified Basketball Special Olympics – Susan Walters, Special Education Director

                     Attachment 1 

5.  Approval of Minutes:

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

                December 11, 2019.

         http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/191211BoardMinutes.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting of December 11, 2019.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

___________  Second:  ________________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

6.  Communications: 

7.  Resignations and Retirements:

          A.  Resignation

                1.  Michael Michaud, Ward 3 Board Member 

8.  Recognitions: 

9.  Student Council Report:  Mandy Cooper 

10.  Informational Items:

            A.  Cony Co-Curriculum Nominations

                       Attachment 2

            B.  Professional Development

                       1.  Sandy Turgeon, Practical Strategies to Incorporate Specially Designed Instruction,

                            12/12/19

                       2.  Brad Bolduc, Practical Strategies to Incorporate Specially Designed Instruction,

                            12/12/19

                       3.  Linda Herschenfeld, Restorative Practices, 12/13/19

                       4.  Michelle Noiles, Restorative Practices, 12/13/19

                       5.  Teresa Beaudoin, Restorative Practices, 12/13/19

                       6.  Sara Fenwick, Restorative Practices, 12/13/19

                       7.  April Fenton, Restorative Discipline, 12/13/

                       8.  Heather Akeley, What’s New in Young Adult Literature, 12/13/19

                       9.  Stephanie Peatfield, Next Level Executive Function Strategies, 12/13/19

                     10.  Joc Caldwell, Supporting Beginning Writers, 12/13/19

                     11.  Maureen Cooper, Supporting Beginning Writers, 12/13/19

                     12.  Arielle Roy, Dyslexia: Help Children Who Struggle to Successfully Read, Write, and

                            Spell, 12/16/19

                     13.  Karen Douglas, Help Children Who Struggle to Successfully Read, Write, and

                            Spell, 12/16/19

                     14.  Kimberly Courtemanche, Help Children Who Struggle to Successfully Read, Write,

                            and Spell, 12/16/19

                     15.  Lynn Blackstone, School Based SLP:  A Language Processing Disorder – What It Is

                            and How to Treat It, 12/16/19 

11.  Committee Reports:

            A.  Finance Committee Report:  Jennifer Dumond

                        1.  Finance Committee Meeting, January 6, 2020 – Minutes on next board agenda

                        2.  Business Manager’s Report

                                  Attachment 3 

            B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Pia Holmes

                        1.  Curriculum and Education Committee Minutes – December 11, 2019

            http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/191211CurrandEdCommMinutes.php                 

             C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Christopher Clarke

                        1.  Personnel Committee Meeting, January 6, 2020 – Minutes on next board agenda 

            D.  Policy Committee Report:  Stacy Fortunato

                        1.  Policy Committee Meeting, January 6, 2020 – Minutes on next board agenda 

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: 

16.  New Business:

              A.  Motion to approve an Out-of-State Professional Development request for Maria Johnson to

                  attend the National Council for Languages and International Studies Language Advocacy Day,

                  February 5-7, 2020 in Washington, DC.

                       Attachment 4

Move to approve an Out-of-State Professional Development request for Maria Johnson to attend the National Council for Languages and International Studies Language Advocacy Day, February 5-7, 2020 in Washington, DC.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            B.  Motion to approve an anonymous donation of $50 for the Community Closet.

Move to approve an anonymous donation of $50 for the Community Closet.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            C.  Motion to approve a $1,900 donation from Texas Roadhouse to support students with food and

                  basic needs.

                       Attachment 5

Move to Motion to approve a $1,900 donation from Texas Roadhouse to support students with food and basic needs.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

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:

            A.  Motion to enter into Executive Session to discuss compensation for Augusta School

                  Department employees pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6) (A).

Move to enter into Executive Session to discuss compensation for Augusta School Department employees pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6) (A).

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

__________  Second:  __________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

__________

 

            B.  Motion to exit from Executive Session:

Move to exit from Executive Session.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

__________  Second:  __________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

___________

 

             C.  Motion to approve recommendation of compensation for assistant superintendent and business

                   manager.

Move to approve recommendation of compensation for assistant superintendent and business manager.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

__________  Second:  __________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

22.  Adjourn:

            A.  Motion to Adjourn:

Move to Adjourn.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

_____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) ___ to ___

____________

 

Scheduled Committee Meetings 

Curriculum and Education Committee, January 8, 5:30 p.m., City Center, Conference Room A

Board Workshop, January 22, 6 p.m., CATC Cafeteria

City of Augusta Goal Setting, January 11, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Civic Center

Curriculum and Education Committee, February 12, 5:30 p.m., City Center, Conference Room A

Schedule for budget presentations to be determined 

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting

February 12, 2020

Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.

Council Chambers

City Center