Agenda 10-15-12

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
Board of Education Meeting Agenda
October 15, 2012- 7:00 p.m.
Regular Meeting
Borough Administration Building
148 N. Binkley, Soldotna, 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
Mr. Hayden Beard, Student Representative


9:15 a.m. State and Federal Legislative PrioritiesVision
10:00 a.m. Strategic Plan ReviewVision
1:00 p.m. Friends of the Jesse Lee Home PresentationVision
1:45 p.m. Math CurriculumVision
2:15 p.m. Soldotna Area Schools Survey Results (Original)(Revised) – Vision
2:45 p.m. District Improvement Plan and Reposted/Word Version Vision
3:15 p.m. School Climate and Connectedness Survey ResultsVision
4:30 p.m. Board Reorganization Process – Conduct and Ethics
5:00 p.m. Board Discussion 

  1. Executive Session - Negotiations (beginning at 3:45 p.m.)
  2. Opening Activities
    1. Call to Order
    2. Pledge of Allegiance/National Anthem/ Alaska Flag Song
    3. Oath of Office/New School Board Members
    4. District Mission Statement
    5. Roll Call
    6. Approval of Agenda
    7. Reorganization of Board
      1. President
      2. Vice President
      3. Clerk
      4. Treasurer
    8. Approval of Minutes/September 10, 2012 
  1. Awards and Presentations Advocacy  
  1. School Reports - Accountability
    1. West Homer Elementary – Mr. Ray Marshall
  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 Report – Mr. Dave Jones
    2. Quarterly Budget Transfer Report – Mr. Dave Jones
    3. Board Reports (Reports where members are officially representing the Board)  
    4. 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 Resolution 12-13-2, Primary Sponsor of Gaming PermitsStructure
      (2) Approval of Student Representative to the BoardStructure
      (3) Approval of New Teacher Contracts 2012-13Structure
      (4) Approval of Long Term Substitute ContractsStructure
      (5) Approval of High School Graduation Qualifying Exam Waiver Request Number 2013-01 – Structure
      (6) Approval of High School Graduation Qualifying Exam Waiver Request Number 2013-02 – Structure
      (7) Approval of Seward High School’s Drama/Debate/ForensicsStructure
      (8) Approval of ResignationStructure
      (9) Approval of Revisions to AR 6153 School-Sponsored Trips, AR 6183 Alternative High School Programs and Adoption of AR 5121 Assessment (Evaluation of Student Achievement)Structure
      (10) Approval of Leave of Absence Request/SupportStructure
      (11) Approval of Administration’s Recommendation Regarding ResignationStructure
    3. Approval of State and Federal Legislative Priorities (Original) and (REVISED) Vision 
    4. Approval of District Strategic Plan (Original) and (REVISED) Vision 
  1. First Reading of Policy RevisionsStructure
    1. BP 3290 Gifts, Grants and Bequests, BP 6174 Bilingual-Bicultural Education/Limited English Proficiency 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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