Agenda 3-4-13

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District  
Board of Education Meeting Agenda  
March 4, 2013 - 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


Committee Meetings and Worksessions
1:00 p.m. Communications Committee
1:00 p.m. Policy Review Committee
1:45 p.m. Board PolicyStructure
2:15 p.m. Budget/Staffing UpdateStructure
3:00 p.m. Special Education UpdateStructure
3:30 p.m. Board Discussion
4:00 p.m. Soldotna Area Schools Vision
5:00 p.m. Education Legislation (Conference call with legislators) – Vision

  1. Executive Session - District Finances (beginning at 6:00 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/February 11, 2013
  1. Awards and Presentations – Advocacy  
  1. School Reports - Accountability
    1. Soldotna Elementary School – Mrs. Teri Diamond
  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. Board Reports (Reports where members are officially representing the Board)
    2. 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 2012-13 New Teacher Contracts Structure
      (2) Approval of 2013-14 Tentative Tenure Teacher Contracts Structure
      (3) Approval of Resignations Original and RevisedStructure
      (4) Approval of Administrative Recommendation Regarding Leave of Absence Request/Certified Structure
      (5) Approval of 2012-2013 Long Term Substitute Contracts Structure
      (6) Approval of Budget TransferStructure
      (7) Approval of Resolution 12-13-5 Music in Our Schools Month Structure
      (8) Approval of Leave of Absence Request/Support Structure

    2. Instructional Services-Support
    3. Approval of Revisions to AR 0200 Goals for the School District, AR 0420 School Based Management/Site Councils, BP 3513 Tobacco-Free Schools/Tobacco Use, BP 5131.62 Tobacco, and BP 5141.21 Administering Medication Structure
  1. First Reading of Policy Revisions – Structure  
  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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