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Sequim School District

Inspire and Achieve!

logo Sequim School District No. 323

“Inspire and Achieve”

503 North Sequim Avenue, Sequim, WA 98382

Telephone: (360) 582-3260, FAX: (360) 683-6303, www.sequim.k12.wa.us

 MONDAY, August 15, 2016

  • 5:30pm Board Workshop – “What is an EP&O Levy?” with Mr. Tim Garchow, WSSDA Executive Director
  • 6:30 PM Regular Board Meeting

Preliminary Agenda Revised August 12, 2016 – All meetings in the District Board Room unless otherwise noted.

PLEASE NOTE: 

  • BOARD BUDGET HEARING WILL BE CONDUCTED AT THIS MEETING

Agenda

1.      CALL MEETING TO ORDER (REF. POLICY 1400)

2.      PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (REF. POLICY 1420) 

3.      BOARD REORGANIZATION (REF POLICY 1111 and 1210). It will be necessary at this time to conduct the Reorganization of the Board electing a President and Vice President.   

4.      2016-2017 BUDGET HEARING The Board of Directors will open the Hearing for the 2016-2017 Sequim School District Operating Budget in order to receive public comments.

5.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Request approval of the minutes from the August 1, 2016 Regular Board Meeting.

6.      CHANGES/ADDITIONS AND APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA (REF. POLICY 1420)

7.      STUDENT BOARD REPRESENTATIVE COMMUNICATION & STUDENT RECOGNITION

8.      PUBLIC COMMENTS - The Board believes that public comments are a very important connection between our community and the Board.  This time is set aside for receiving both written and oral communication.  We ask first that if you have comments, you come forward, introduce yourself and share your comments.  Comments will be taken in the following order:

1)  Regarding Agenda items

2)  Regarding general items

Each speaker will be allowed 3 minutes and a red card will be held up when 30 seconds remains.  (Ref.  Policy 1400, 1623, and 1620P).

9.      BOARD COMMUNICATION AND OTHER ITEMS

a.    Board president response to any action items from public comments

b.   Regular board communication

c.   Review last meeting’s exit slips 

10.     CONSENT AGENDA – REQUEST BOARD APPROVAL:  Any item may be moved to New Business with a motion from any Board member.

   a.      General Fund Vouchers No. 186543 thru No. 186543 in the total amount of $2,731.87; and 186544 thru No. 186581 in the total amount of $69,240.10.

   b.      ASB Fund Vouchers No. 10572 thru No. 10572 in the total amount of $306.05.

  c.      Capital Projects Fund Vouchers No. 2596 thru No. 2596 in the total amount of $76,689.02

  d.      Personnel - Employment with the District will be conditional upon the district’s receipt of a criminal conviction history record that is clear of any convictions, adjudications, protective orders, final decisions, or criminal charges in accordance with Washington State law and conditional upon receipt of a sexual Misconduct Disclosure Form from prior Washington State employer(s), where employment was in a school setting, indicating that no sexual, verbal or physical misconduct materials were found in the records of such employer(s) pursuant to RCW 28A.400 and WAC 180-87-080.
1.   Accept Letter of Resignation from Kimberly Minard, Sequim Options School English Language Arts teacher, effective August 8, 2016 as presented.

2.    Offer Certificated Middle School Social Studies teaching position to Marcus Hollan, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.

3.  Accept Letter of Resignation from Debi Munro, Helen Haller Elementary Paraeducator, effective August 24, 2016 as presented.
 
4.   Accept Letter of Resignation from Brian Lewis, Director of Finance and Operations, effective August 31, 2016 as presented.

5.    Offer Classified LAP Paraeducator position to Katie Salmon-Newton for the 2016-2017 school year, effective August 31, 2016 as presented.

6.    Offer Certificated High School Social Studies teaching position to Michael Krogman, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.

7.    Offer Certificated .6  one- year-only Leave Replacement High School Language Arts teaching position to Amanda Westman, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented. 

e.   Approve Interagency Agreement between Clallam County Department of Health and Human Services and Sequim School District #323 to provide Transition planning services that focus on providing vocational training and/or supported employment opportunities to eligible District students between the ages of eighteen and twenty-one, with a specific focus on the last two years of school, from September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2017 as presented.
 

11.      OLD BUSINESS

a.    For second reading and approval, updated Policy #3240 – Student Conduct Expectations and Reasonable Sanctions.  The proposed changes align with 4SHB 1541, which passed in the 2016 legislative session. The new law, which went into effect June 9, codifies recommendations from the legislature’s bipartisan Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee (EOGOAC) to address racial disproportionality in exclusionary discipline statewide.  Classified Priority

b.    For second reading and approval, updated Policy #3241 – Classroom Management, Discipline and Corrective Action. The proposed changes align with 4SHB 1541, which passed in the 2016 legislative session. The new law, which went into effect June 9, codifies recommendations from the legislature’s bipartisan Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee (EOGOAC) to address racial disproportionality in exclusionary discipline statewide.  Classified Priority

c.     For second reading and approval, updated Policy #3122 – Excused and Unexcused Absences.  The proposed changes reflect the shift in truancy law brought about by 2SHB 2449. The new law leaves the juvenile court petition process intact but requires significantly more prevention and intervention efforts on the part of the district.

12.      NEW BUSINESS

a.   Approve Resolution No. 06-2015/2016 Fiscal Budget

b.   Presentation of Superintendent Evaluation Process

13.       REPORTS

a.      Professional Development  – Dr. Ann Renker, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning

b.      Superintendent’s Report

14.       FOR YOUR INFORMATION

   a.      Board Meetings and Etc:

      • Monday, August 15th – 5:30pm Board Workshop; 6:30pm Regular Meeting
      • Tuesday, September 6th – 6:30pm Regular Board Meeting – CHANGED from Monday, September 5th due to Labor Day Holiday
      • September 19th – 5:30pm Board Workshop; 6:30pm Regular Board Meeting
      • Legislative Assembly September 23rd – 24th in Spokane
    • November 16-19 – 2016 WSSDA Annual Conference in Spokane 

 b.       Back to School Activities

      •  August 17th to 19th  – New Teacher Orientation
      • August 18th – Invitation for Board to have lunch with new teachers @ 12 noon
      • August 25th – Benefits Fair and New School Year Kick-Off -- 8:30 – 10:30am in High School Auditorium.  Board is invited to attend.
      • August 27th – Back to School Fair
      • Wednesday, August 31st – First day of school for the 2016-2017 School Year

 c.         Procedure 2161P – Procedure Special Education and Related Services for Eligible Students2161P – Procedure Special Education and Related Services for Eligible Students

15.      FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER

a.  Exit Slips 

16.       ADJOURNMENT

Last Modified on August 15, 2016
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