Agenda 9-9-13

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District 
Board of Education Meeting Agenda
September 9, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.
Regular Meeting
Homer High School
600 E. Fairview Ave., Homer, Alaska

Mr. Joe Arness, President
Mrs. Liz Downing, Vice President
Mrs. Penny Vadla, Clerk
Ms. Lynn Hohl, Treasurer
Mr. Marty Anderson
Mrs. Sammy Crawford
Mrs. Sunni Hilts
Mr. Bill Holt
Mr. Tim Navarre


Committee Meetings and Worksessions
11:15 a.m. Legislative Committee
12:15 p.m. Board Policy Committee
12:45 p.m. Board PolicyStructure
1:45 p.m. iTouch in Schools/Representative Paul Seaton Vision
2:00 p.m. Annual Assessment ReportAccountability
2:45 p.m. Curriculum/Social Studies and ScienceStructure
3:30 p.m. State and Federal Legislative Priorities Vision
4:00 p.m. AASB ResolutionsVision
4:30 p.m. Board Discussion

  1. Executive Session - Fireweed Academy (beginning at 5:00 p.m.)
  2. Opening Activities
    1. Call to Order
    2. Pledge of Allegiance/National Anthem/ Alaska Flag Song
    3. District Mission Statement
    4. Roll Call
    5. Approval of Agenda
    6. Approval of Minutes/August 5, 2013
  1. Awards and Presentations – Advocacy
    1. Golden Apple Award, Ms. Yolanda Schrader
  1. School Reports - Accountability
    1. McNeil Canyon Elementary School, Mr. Pete Swanson
  1. Public Presentations (3 minutes) (Items not on agenda, 3 minutes per speaker, 30 minutes aggregate)
  1. Hearing of Delegations (5 minutes)
  1. Communications and Petitions
  1. Representative selected by the following: Advisory Committee, Site Councils and/or P.T.A., K.P.A.A., K.P.E.A., K.P.E.S.A., Borough Assembly (5 minutes)
  1. Superintendent's Report - Accountability
  1. Reports – Accountability
    1. Finance Reports (July) (August) – Mr. Dave Jones
    2. Board Reports (Reports where members are officially representing the Board)
    3. Board Worksession Report (Attendance noted)
  1. Action Items (Board member comments should be concise and may be limited to speaking twice on a topic)
    1.                                                    Consent Agenda

      (1) Approval of ResignationStructure
      (2) Approval of 2013-14 New Teacher ContractsStructure
      (3) Approval of 2013-14 Tentative Non-Tenured Teacher ContractsStructure
      (4) Approval of Leave of Absence Request/SupportStructure
      (5) Approval of High School Graduation Qualifying Exam Waiver Request Number 2014-02 – Structure
      (6) Approval of High School Graduation Qualifying Exam Waiver Request Number 2014-03 – Structure
      (7) Approval of AR 1330 Use of School Facilities and Properties, E 1330 Room and Building Use ApplicationStructure

    2. Superintendent  
    3. Approval of AASB Core Resolutions (Original) and (REVISED) – Vision
  1. First Reading of Policy Revisions – Structure
    1. BP 5138 Student Possession and Use of Personal Electronic Devices, Including Cellular Phones and BP 6172 Special Education
  1. Public Presentations/Comments (Individuals are limited to three minutes each on the topic(s) listed below or on any topic.)
  1. Board Comments (Individual Board member comments are limited to three minutes.)
  1. Executive Session (If needed)
  1. Adjourn
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