Agenda 9-12-11

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
Board of Education Meeting Agenda
September 12, 2011 - 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. Sammy Crawford, Clerk
Mrs. Sunni Hilts, Treasurer
Mr. Marty Anderson
Ms. Lynn Hohl
Mr. Bill Holt
Mr. Tim Navarre
Mrs. Penny Vadla


3:00 p.m. Reading and Language Arts Curriculum (REVISED)– Structure
3:30 p.m. Assessment ReportAccountability
4:00 p.m. State and Federal Legislative Priorities Vision
4:30 p.m. AASB Resolutions Vision
5:00 p.m. Board Discussion 


  1. 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 8, 2011 
  1. Awards and Presentations Advocacy  
  1. School Reports - Accountability
    1. Paul Banks Elementary – Mr. Benny Abraham
    2. Voznesenka School – Mr. Michael Wojciak
  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 Performance Based CurriculumStructure
      (2) Approval of High School Graduation Qualifying Exam Waiver Request Number 2012-01 – Structure
      (3) Approval of ResignationsStructure
      (4) Approval of New Teacher ContractsStructure
      (5) Approval of AASB Outstanding Board Nomination (laydown item) – Advocacy
      (6) Approval of AASB Board of Directors Nomination - Sunni Hilts (laydown item) – Advocacy 

Instructional Services Support 
    1. Approval of Revisions to BP 1321, Solicitation of Funds; BP 5124, Communication with Parents/Guardians; BP 5131.6, Alcohol and Other Drugs; BP and AR 5131.7, Weapons and Dangerous Instruments 


    1. Approval of AASB Core ResolutionsVision 
  1. First Reading of Policy Revisions 
  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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