Eagle County RE 50J – School Board meeting agenda for Sept. 22
BOARD MEMBERS Mr. Scott Green, President Mrs. Connie Kincaid-Strahan, Vice-President Mrs. Carri Tedstrom, Secretary-Treasurer Mr. Andy Arnold Mrs. Louise Funk Mrs. Mary Ann Stavney Dr. Keith Thompson John Brendza, Superintendent
N O T I C E OF M E E T I N G Eagle County School District RE 50J BOARD OF EDUCATION At District Office, Eagle Wednesday, September 22, 2004 Regular Session Begins @ 3:00 P.M. Estimated Time: 3.0 hours A. General Functions Call to Order. 09-22-1 Work Session. (3:00 6:00 P.M.) 1. ELA Update. (Melisa Rewold-Thuon) (30 min) 2. DAAP Math Update. (Mike Gass & Carolyn Neff) (30 min) 3. District Compensation Philosophy & 3D Funds. (120 min) (Trisha Theelke & Karen Strakbein) 09-22-2 Adjournment. UPCOMING BOE MEETINGS: The Regular Session of the next regularly scheduled BOE meeting is Wednesday, October 13, 2004 beginning at 6:00 P.M. at District Office in Eagle.
BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA ITEM BOARD MEETING OF: September 22, 2004. SUBJECT: ELA Update. GOVERNANCE POLICY: EL-14 ACTION/INFO: Info. TIME NEEDED: 30 min. PERTINENT FACTS: 1. Last year the administrative team spent several sessions reviewing and revising the structure of the English Language Acquisition Program. Melisa Rewold-Thuon will share the revisions for the program including the new goals of the program. 2. Currently ECSD staff members are testing students using the IPT test. The Board will be updated on the results of these tests and where we are with new students in the program. 3. Last year we found there were many second language students who had previously been identified for second language services, but those services had been dropped. We will share what is being done to assist these students. RECOMMENDATION/ MOTION: ORIGINATOR: Carolyn Neff APPROVED: DATE: AGENDA REQUEST
BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA ITEM BOARD MEETING OF: September 22, 2004. SUBJECT: DAAP Math Update. GOVERNANCE POLICY: E-1 ACTION/INFO: Info. TIME NEEDED: 30 min. PERTINENT FACTS: 1. Math scores from Spring NWEA and CSAP will be briefly reviewed. look at individual growth charts advanced category CSAP. 2. Schools are using these and other assessment results as they work with clusters to help teachers determine which skills the whole class may need, which skills individual students need, and how to best meet these student needs. 3. Training efforts with Math coaches during the 2003-04 focused on the 5 strands of mathematical proficiency and how these proficiencies are addressed in classrooms. 4. Writing and reasoning in math was a strong emphasis throughout the year, as it continues to be this year. 5. ELA and language goals in math will also be discussed. 6. A brief summary of the implementation of Everyday Math in elementary schools will be provided. RECOMMENDATION/ MOTION: ORIGINATOR: Carolyn Neff & Mike Gass APPROVED: DATE: AGENDA REQUEST
BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA ITEM BOARD MEETING OF: September 22, 2004. SUBJECT: District Compensation Philosophy & 3D Funds. GOVERNANCE POLICY: EL-5. ACTION/INFO: Info. TIME NEEDED: 120 min. PERTINENT FACTS: 1. This item will provide the Board with the opportunity to discuss the Districts compensation philosophy for teachers, support staff and administrators. This will be the first of several discussions with the goal of the first discussion being to gather thoughts, information and beliefs regarding how the Board believes District staff members should be compensated.