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Agenda
Augusta Board of Education
Business Meeting
September 12, 2018
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.  Presentations:   

         A.  Supports and Programming – Desmond Nutter, School Resource Officer and Tracy Lee,

              Reintegration Specialist

                  Attachment 1 

5.  Approval of Minutes:

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

              August 15, 2018.

           http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/BoardMinutes180815.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business   Meeting of August 15, 2018.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________  Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  _____    to _____

 
6.  Communications: 

7.  Resignations and Retirements:

          A.  Resignations

                    1.  Luanne Phair, Kindergarten Teacher at Gilbert Elementary School
                    2.  Tim Corey, Grade 8 Science Teacher at Cony Middle/High School
                    3.  Katrina Gavett, Special Education Teacher at Farrington Elementary School 

8.  Recognitions:  

9.  Student Council Report:  Timothy Flannery 

10.  Informational Items:

           A.  Resignation of Board Member April Cusick

           B.  Coaching Nominations

                     Attachment 2 

11.  Committee Reports:

            A.  Finance Committee Report:   Jason Bersani

                      1.  Finance Committee Meeting September 10, 2018 – Minutes Not Available

                      2.  Business Manager’s Report

                                Attachment 3  

            B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Pia Holmes

                      1.  Curriculum and Education Committee Meeting Minutes – August 15, 2018

            http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/CurrandEdCommMinutes180815.php 

            C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Kati McCormick

                      1.  Personnel Committee Meeting September 10, 2018 – Minutes Not Available 

            D.  Policy Committee Report:  Stacy Fortunato

                      1.  Policy Committee Meeting September 10, 2018 - Minutes Not Available 

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.) 

                A.  James Gay, Grade 8 Physical Science Teacher, Cony Middle/High School

                B.  Kimberly Gatz, Part-time Art Teacher, Cony High School

                C.  Meghan Marston, Kindergarten Teacher, Gilbert Elementary School 

       Motion to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.

Move to approve   the Consent Agenda as presented.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_________  Second:  ________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) __ to __

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 travel request to attend the PASCH

                  German Language Competition, in Estes Park, Colorado, September 27-29, 2018.

                      Attachment 4

Move to approve an out-of-state travel request   to attend the PASCH German Language Competition, in Estes Park, Colorado, September   27-29, 2018.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________    Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  _____    to _____

 

            B.  Motion to approve a Professional Development Request for Donna Madore to attend the

                 Goethe Institute in Germany, October 13-20, 2018.

                      Attachment 5

Move to approve a   Professional Development Request for Donna Madore to attend the Goethe   Institute in Germany, October 13-20, 2018.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________  Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  _____    to _____

 

           C.  Motion to approve an out-of-state travel request for Cony students to travel to Quebec City,

                 Canada, May 9-11, 2019.

                     Attachment 6

Move to approve an   out-of-state travel request for Cony students to travel to Quebec City,   Canada, May 9-11, 2019.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________  Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  _____    to _____

 

           D.  Motion to approve a Professional Development Request for Paula Bourque, Karen Douglas,

                 Amanda Mills, Micheal Parker, Erika Turner, Jennifer Veilleux, and Theresa Violette to

                 attend the Literacy for All Conference in Providence, R.I., October 28-30, 2018.

                      Attachment 7

Move to approve a   Professional Development Request for Paula Bourque, Karen Douglas, Amanda   Mills, Micheal Parker, Erika Turner, Jennifer Veilleux, and Theresa Violette   to attend the Literacy for All Conference in Providence, R.I., October 28-30,   2018.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________  Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  _____    to _____

 

            E.  Motion to approve a Professional Development Request for Paula Bourque to attend the

                 National Council of Teachers of English in Houston, Texas, November 15-16, 2018.

                     Attachment 8

Move to approve a   Professional Development Request for Paula Bourque to attend the National   Council of Teachers of English in Houston, Texas, November 15-16, 2018.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________  Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  _____    to _____

 

           F.  Motion to elect a delegate and alternative to participate in the Maine School Boards

                Association Annual Delegate Assembly, October 26, 2017. 

                    Attachment 9

Move to elect a   delegate and alternative to participate in the Maine School Boards   Association Annual Delegate Assembly, October 26, 2018.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_______________  Second:    _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) _______  to    ________

 

           G.  Motion to approve a Professional Development Request for Deborah Backman to attend the

                 PASCH 10 year anniversary Conference November 30-December 2, 2018 in Mexico City,

                 Mexico.

                     Attachment 10

Move to approve a   Professional Development Request for Deborah Backman to attend the PASCH 10   year anniversary Conference November 30-December 2, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_______________  Second:    _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) _______  to    ________

 

           H.  Motion to approve a donation of $500 donation from the James Patterson and Scholastic

                 Book Clubs for Lincoln Elementary School library.

                     Attachment 11

Move to approve a   donation of $500 for Lincoln Elementary School library from the James   Patterson and Scholastic Book Clubs.

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.  Adjourn:

           A.  Motion to Adjourn:

Move to Adjourn.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

______________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) _____ to ______

 

 

Scheduled Committee Meetings 

Personnel Committee, September 10, 5:30 p.m., Superintendent Conference Room
Finance Committee, September 10, 6:30 p.m., Superintendent Conference Room
Policy Committee, September 10, 7:30 p.m., Superintendent Conference Room
Curriculum and Education Committee, September 12, 5:30 p.m., City Center
Board Workshop, September 26, 6 p.m., CATC Cafeteria
Drop Out Prevention Committee, September 27, 3:15 p.m., Superintendent Conference Room
Personnel Committee, October 1, 5:30 p.m., Superintendent Conference Room
Finance Committee, October 1, 6:30 p.m., Superintendent Conference Room
Policy Committee, October 1, 7:30 p.m., Superintendent Conference Room
Curriculum and Education Committee, October 10, 5:30 p.m., City Center 

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting
October 10, 2018
Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.
Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.
Council Chambers
City Center