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AGENDA
Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting
April 14, 2021
Business Meeting 7:00 p.m.
Via Zoom
 
Public Link
 
Pursuant to Section G-1 1 MRSA § 403-A – Public proceedings through remote access.  Public can access meeting via CTV7 Spectrum Channel 1301 and available on line at www.augustaschoolboard.com.  Public input available using the chat feature via livestream.  Reference Policy BEDH: Public Participation at Board Meetings

 

7:00 p.m.

 

  1. Opening:

 

  1. Call to Order:

             Pursuant to 1 MRSA§ 403-A, we will now confirm that each member of the Augusta School

             Board can both hear and be heard.  We will do this by calling the role, members present are asked

             to say yea.  I ask all other members to listen and report any audio difficulties when the roll call is

             complete.

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci Fortunato

Ward 1

 

Martha Witham

Ward 2

 

Jan Michaud

Ward 3

 

Kati McCormick

Ward 4

 

Pia Holmes

At-Large

 

Jennifer Dumond

At-Large

 

Kevin Lamoreau

At-Large

 

Kimberly Martin

At-Large

 

Mandy Cooper

Student Representative

 

 

  1. Pledge of Allegiance:

 

      Executive Session Re:  Personnel
           A.  Motion to enter into Executive Session regarding personnel pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. §

                 405(6)(A).

 

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

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

__________  Second:  __________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

_______________

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci Fortunato

Ward 1

 

Martha Witham

Ward 2

 

Jan Michaud

Ward 3

 

Kati McCormick

Ward 4

 

Pia Holmes

At-Large

 

Jennifer Dumond

At-Large

 

Kevin Lamoreau

At-Large

 

Kimberly Martin

At-Large

 

 
           B.  Motion to exit from Executive Session:

Move to exit from Executive Session.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

__________  Second:  __________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

___________


 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci Fortunato

Ward 1

 

Martha Witham

Ward 2

 

Jan Michaud

Ward 3

 

Kati McCormick

Ward 4

 

Pia Holmes

At-Large

 

Jennifer Dumond

At-Large

 

Kevin Lamoreau

At-Large

 

Kimberly Martin

At-Large

 

 

  1. Presentations: None

 

  1. Approval of Minutes:
               A.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting of March

                   10, 2021.

           http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/BoardMinutes210310(2).php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting of March 10, 2021.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

___________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci Fortunato

Ward 1

 

Martha Witham

Ward 2

 

Jan Michaud

Ward 3

 

Kati McCormick

Ward 4

 

Pia Holmes

At-Large

 

Jennifer Dumond

At-Large

 

Kevin Lamoreau

At-Large

 

Kimberly Martin

At-Large

 

 

  1. Superintendent’s Report:

 

  1. Assistant Superintendent’s Report:

 

  1. Business Manager’s Report:

                Attachment 1

 

  1. Reports from Other School Officials:

 

  1. Communications:

 

  1. Resignations and Retirements:
                A.  Resignations
                          1.  Chad Strout, Re-Integration Specialist, Cony Middle/High School
                          2.  Michelle Lemelin, Kindergarten Teacher, Hussey Elementary School
                          3.  Christie Jernigan, Assistant Principal, Cony Middle/High School
                          4.  Kathryn Wroten, Grade 8 Math Teacher, Cony Middle/High School

         

  1. Recognitions:

 

  1. Student Council Report: Mandy Cooper

 

  1. Informational Items:
                A.  Professional Development
    1. Elena Sullivan, Foreign Language Association of Maine Conference, 3/12 and 3/13, 2021
    2. Tanya Lerley, Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Maine Virtual Conference, 3/13/21
    3. Tifani-Rae McLaughlin, Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Maine Virtual Conference, 3/13/21
    4. Debbie Connell-Duncan, Finance Authority of Maine’s 15th Annual Financial Aid 101, 3/17/21
    5. Lisa Plourde, Finance Authority of Maine’s 15th Annual Financial Aid 101, 3/17/21
    6. Erin Hartill, Finance Authority of Maine’s 15th Annual Financial Aid 101, 3/17/21
    7. Stephanie Turgeon, Finance Authority of Maine’s 15th Annual Financial Aid 101, 3/17/21
    8. Patricia Bernier, Language Disorders vs. Language Differences for English Language Learners, 3/18/21
    9. Hope Libby, Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Education – How to Deal with Mandate During COVID, 3/25/21
    10.   Jessica Inch, Teachers Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Convention, 3/26/21
    11. Robin Wilkinson, Teachers Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Convention, 3/26/21
    12. Shelly Couture, Youth Mental Health First Aid Training, 3/31/21
    13. Nasya Monroe, Youth Mental Health First Aid Training, 3/31/21
    14. Maggie Wachtl, Youth Mental Health First Aid Training, 3/31/21
    15. Toni Richardson, Youth Mental Health First Aid Training, 3/31/21
    16. Anthony Veit, The Ultimate Grief Treatment Toolbox, 4/7/21
    17. Michelle Burns, The Ultimate Grief Treatment Toolbox, 4/7/21
    18. Erin Card, First Steps in Music Certification, 4/10/21
    19. Karen Parker, Mindfulness, Increased Self Control, Decrease Anxiety, 4/12/21
    20.  Bethany Gilliam, Mindfulness, Increased Self Control, Decrease Anxiety, 4/12/21
    21. Heidi Parent, Mindfulness, Increased Self Control, Decrease Anxiety, 4/12/21
    22. Michael Parent, Mindfulness, Increased Self Control, Decrease Anxiety, 4/12/21
  1. Committee Reports:
                 A.  Finance Committee Report:  Jennifer Dumond
                           1.  Finance Committee Meeting, April 5, 2021 – No Meeting

                 B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Pia Holmes
                            1.  Curriculum and Education Committee Meeting, March 10, 2021 – No meeting
    
                 C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Kimberly Martin
                            1.  Personnel Committee Meeting, April 5, 2021 – Meeting cancelled

                  D.  Policy Committee Report:  Staci Fortunato
                             1.  Policy Committee Meeting, April 5, 2021 – Meeting cancelled

 

  1. 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.)

 

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

 

  1. Public Comment on Non-Personnel Agenda Items:

 

  1. Unfinished Business:

 

  1. New Business:
      
                 A.  Motion to approve Shelby Thibodeau as Director of Special Education.

Move to approve Shelby Thibodeau as Director of Special Education.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

__________  Second:  __________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci Fortunato

Ward 1

 

Martha Witham

Ward 2

 

Jan Michaud

Ward 3

 

Kati McCormick

Ward 4

 

Pia Holmes

At-Large

 

Jennifer Dumond

At-Large

 

Kevin Lamoreau

At-Large

 

Kimberly Martin

At-Large

 

 

            

  1. Audience Recognition for Non-Agenda Items:

 

  1. Adjourn:
      
                 A.  Motion to Adjourn:

Move to Adjourn.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

_____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) _____ to ______

____________

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci Fortunato

Ward 1

 

Martha Witham

Ward 2

 

Jan Michaud

Ward 3

 

Kati McCormick

Ward 4

 

Pia Holmes

At-Large

 

Jennifer Dumond

At-Large

 

Kevin Lamoreau

At-Large

 

Kimberly Martin

At-Large

 

 

 

Scheduled Committee Meetings

 

Curriculum and Education Committee Meeting, April 14, 5:30 p.m., Via Zoom

Student Services Leadership Team, April 28, 7 a.m., Via Zoom

Finance Committee Meeting, May 3, 5:30 p.m., Via Zoom

Policy Committee Meeting, May 3, 6:30 p.m., Via Zoom

Personnel Committee Meeting, May 3, 7:30 p.m., Via Zoom

Curriculum and Education Committee Meeting, May 12, 5:30 p.m., Via Zoom

 

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting
May 12, 2021
7:00 p.m.
Via Zoom