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Agenda
Augusta Board of Education
Business Meeting
November 13, 2019
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.  Social-Emotional Supports at Gilbert – Sarah Landry

                      Attachment 1 

5.  Approval of Minutes:

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

                9, 2019. 
 
http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/BoardMinutes191009.php             

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting of October 9, 2019.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

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

                30, 2019.     http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/SpecialBoardMeetingMinutes191030.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special Meeting of October 30, 2019.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

6.  Communications: 

7.  Resignations and Retirements: 

8.  Recognitions: 

9.  Student Council Report:  Mandy Cooper 

10.  Informational Items:

            A.  Professional Development 

                  1.  Jared Brann, Ropes/Climbing Curriculum Training, 10/10/19

                  2.  Michelle Noiles, Safety Care Certification, 10/11/19

                  3.  Cynthia Glynn, Autism Conference, 10/11/19

                  4.  Angela Higgins, Autism Conference, 10/11/19

                  5.  Angela McKenna, The Meyers Training, 10/11/19

                  6.  Corrie vanKampen, The Meyers Training, 10/11/19

                  7.  Jessie Eastman, School Oral Health Program Directors, 10/23/19

                  8.  Kathryn Wroten, Maine Association for Middle Level Education Conference, 10/17/19

                  9.  Nasya Monroe, Maine Association for Middle Level Education Conference, 10/17/19

                10.  Carrie Lasselle, Maine Association for Middle Level Education Conference, 10/17/19

                11.  Kim Rideout-Dawes, Maine Association for Middle Level Education Conference, 10/17/19

                12.  Jan Rollins, Maine Association for Middle Level Education Conference, 10/17/19

                13.  Doreen Franklin, Math4ME Training, 10/22/19

                14.  Mark Dennett, Math4ME Training, 10/22/19

                15.  Anita Vose, Math4ME Training, 10/22/19

                16.  Jessica West, Math4ME Training, 10/22/19

                17.  Shannon Tyler, Math4ME Training, 10/22/19

                18.  Maggie Wachtl, Safety Works Training, 10/22/19

                19.  Keith Hart, MADA Fall Conference, 10/24/19

                20.  Joseph Robichaud, MADA Fall Conference, 10/24/19

                21.  Linda Herschenfeld, Restorative Practices, 10/25/19

                22.  Jessica Simpson, Restorative Practices, 10/25/19

                23.  Michelle Noiles, Restorative Practices, 10/25/19

                24.  Rebecca-Ann Severy, Restorative Practices, 10/25/19

                25.  Teresa Beaudoin, Restorative Practices, 10/25/19

                26.  Sara Fenwick, Restorative Practices, 10/25/19

                26.  Bobbie Morrissette, Maine Association of School Nurses Conference, 10/26/19

                27.  Hope Libby, MELMAC Peer Learning Workshop, 10/28/19

                28.  Bonnie Dushin, MELMAC Peer Learning Workshop, 10/28/19

                29.  Pamela Schutte, Guided Math: Practical Strategies to Differentiate Math Instruction,

                      10/28/19

                30.  Tanya Lerley, Guided Math: Practical Strategies to Differentiate Math Instruction, 10/28/19

                31.  Brenda Gasperini, Guided Math: Practical Strategies to Differentiate Math Instruction,

                      10/28/19

                32.  Brittany Moser, A Powerful Breakthrough for Struggling Readers, 10/28/19

                33.  Megan Reed, A Powerful Breakthrough for Struggling Readers, 10/28/19

                34.  Heidi Parent, ProStart and Pathways Boot Camp, 10/29/19

                35.  Shelby Thibodeau, MADSEC Fall Conference, 10/31/19

                36.  Susan Walters, MADSEC Fall Conference, 10/31/19

                37.  Michael Parent, Skills USA Advisor Meeting, 11/1/19

                35.  Rene Albison, Maine State Social Studies Conference, 11/4/19

                36.  Stephen Vellani, Maine Association of Health, Physical Education Recreation and Dance

                       Conference, 11/4/19

                37.  Shelly Couture, JMG Divisional Workshop, 11/5/19

                38.  Kathryn Wroten, Develop Growth Mindset in Mathematics. 11/5/9

                39.  Heidi Parent, Powerful, Practical Strategies for Working Successfully with “I Don’t Care!”

                       and Underperforming Students to Increase Their School Success, 11/5/19

                40.  Bonnie Dushin, Counselor Update Event, 11/6/19        

                41.  Patricia Bernier, Maine Speech Language Hearing Association Conference, 11/7/19

                42.  Sheila Farkas, Maine Writing Project Annual Conference, 11/8/19        

11.  Committee Reports:

             A.  Finance Committee Report:  Jennifer Dumond

                        1.  Finance Committee Minutes, October 7, 2019            http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/FinanceCommMinutes191007.php

                        2.  Finance Committee Minutes, November 4, 2019
http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/FinanceCommMinutes191104.php

                        3.  Business Manager’s Report

                                  Attachment 2 

             B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Pia Holmes

                        1.  Curriculum and Education Committee Minutes, October 9, 2019
http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/CurrandEdCommMinutes191009.php

             C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Christopher Clarke

                        1.  Personnel Committee Minutes, October 9, 2019 – No meeting

                        2.  Personnel Committee Minutes, November 4, 2019
http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/PersonnelCommMinutes191104.php

             D.  Policy Committee Report:  Stacy Fortunato

                        1.  Policy Committee Minutes, October 7, 2019           http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/PolicyCommMinutes191104x.php

                        2.  Policy Committee Minutes, November 4, 2019            http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/PolicyCommMinutes191104.php

 

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.  Nick Seile, Physical Education Teacher, Hussey and Farrington 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:

            A.  Motion to adopt policy GBCA:  Staff Conflicts of Interest.

                       Attachment 3

Move to adopt policy GBCA:  Staff Conflicts of Interest.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            B.  Motion to adopt policy CBI:  Evaluation of the Superintendent.

                       Attachment 4

Move to adopt policy CBI:  Evaluation of the Superintendent.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            C.  Motion to adopt policy BEB:  Board Member Use of Social Media.

                       Attachment 5

Move to adopt policy BEB:  Board Member Use of Social Media.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

16.  New Business:

              A.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy GCB:  Professional Staff Contracts and

                  Compensation Plans.

                       Attachment 6

Move to approve the first reading of policy GCB:  Professional Staff Contracts and Compensation Plans.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            B.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy GCBA:  Professional Staff Salary Schedules

                  Stipend Positions.

                       Attachment 7

Move to approve the first reading of policy GCBA:  Professional Staff Salary Schedules Stipend Positions.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            C.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy GCBB:  Professional Staff Supplementary Pay

                  Plans.

                       Attachment 8

Move to approve the first reading of policy GCBB:  Professional Staff Supplementary Pay Plans.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            D.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy GCBC:  Professional Staff Fringe Benefits.

                       Attachment 9

Move to approve the first reading policy GCBC:  Professional Staff Fringe Benefits.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

__________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            E.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy GCBD:  Professional Staff Leaves and Absences.

                       Attachment 10

Move to approve the first reading of policy GCBD:  Professional Staff Leaves and Absences.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            F.  Motion to delete policy BIA-1 – Certificate of Completion of Freedom of Access Training

                  Required by 1 M.R.S.A. § 412.

                       Attachment 11

Move to delete policy BIA-1 – Certificate of Completion of Freedom of Access Training Required by 1 M.R.S.A. § 412.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            G.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy GCBDE:  Professional Staff Leave for Jury Duty.

                       Attachment 12

Move to approve the first reading of policy GCBDE:  Professional Staff Leave for Jury Duty.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            H.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy GCKA:  Professional Staff Extra Duty.

                       Attachment 13

Move to approve the first reading of policy GCKA:  Professional Staff Extra Duty.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            I.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy GCM:  Supervision of Professional Staff.

                      Attachment 14

Move to approve the first reading of policy GCM:  Supervision of Professional Staff.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            J.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy BIA:  New School Board Member Orientation.

                      Attachment 15

Move to approve the first reading of policy BIA:  New School Board Member Orientation.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            K.  Motion to approve an Out-of-State Student Activity Travel Request for the Cony Wrestling

                  Team to attend the New England High School Wrestling Championships in Providence, RI,

                  March 6-7, 2020.

                       Attachment 16

Move to approve an Out-of-State Student Activity Travel Request for the Cony Wrestling Team to attend the New England High School Wrestling Championships in Providence, RI, March 6-7, 2020.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            L.  Motion to approve an Out-of-State Student Activity Travel Request for Cony’s Middle and

                  High School Civil Rights Teams to travel to Washington, D.C., April 20-24, 2021.

                       Attachment 17

Move to approve an Out-of-State Student Activity Travel Request for Cony’s Middle and High School Civil Rights Teams to travel to Washington, D.C., April 20-24, 2021.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_____________  Second:  _____________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            M.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy GCBDD:  Professional Staff Leave for

                   Bereavement.

                        Attachment 18

Move to approve the first reading of policy GCBDD:  Professional Staff Leave for Bereavement.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            N.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy GCBDF:  Organized Reserve Forces Leave.

                        Attachment 19

Move to approve the first reading of policy GCBDF:  Organized Reserve Forces Leave.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

            O.  Motion to delete policy GCN-1/AFC-1:  Evaluation of Professional Staff – Teachers.

                        Attachment 20

Move to delete policy GCN-1/AFC-1:  Evaluation of Professional Staff – Teachers.  

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_____________  Second:  _____________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

             P.  Motion to delete policy GCN-2/AFC-2:  Evaluation of Professional Staff Administrators.

                        Attachment 21

Move to delete policy GCN-2/AFC-2:  Evaluation of Professional Staff Administrators.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

             Q.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy GCPB/GDPB:  Resignation of School

                   Employees.

                        Attachment 22

Move to approve the first reading of policy GCPB/GDPB:  Resignation of School Employees.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

             R.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy GDBA:  Support Staff Salary Schedules.

                        Attachment 23

Move to approve the first reading of policy GDBA:  Support Staff Salary Schedules.

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 regarding labor contract negotiations pursuant to 1

                  M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(D).

Move to enter into Executive Session regarding labor contract negotiations pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(D).

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 __

___________

 

22.  Adjourn:

            A.  Motion to Adjourn:

Move to Adjourn.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) _____ to ______

____________

 

Scheduled Committee Meetings 

Showcase Event, November 15, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Cony High School

Board Retreat, November 23, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Viles Mansion

Finance Committee, December 2, 5:30 p.m., Superintendent Conference Room

Policy Committee, December 2, 6:30 p.m., Superintendent Conference Room

Personnel Committee, December 2, 7:30 p.m., Superintendent Conference Room

Student Services Leadership Team, December 4, 7 a.m. Cony High School

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

 

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting 

December 11, 2019

Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.

Council Chambers

City Center