Agenda 4-1-13

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
Board of Education Meeting Agenda
April 1, 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. Legislative Committee
1:30 p.m. Board Policy Committee
2:45 p.m. Board PolicyStructure
3:00 p.m. Early/Late Student ReleaseStructure
3:30 p.m. Board Discussion
4:00 p.m. American Productivity and Quality Center (APQC)Structure
4:30 p.m. Soldotna Area Schools (Original) and (REVISED) – Vision
5:00 p.m. Education Legislation (Conference call with legislators) – Vision
6:00 p.m. Public Hearing - Soldotna Area Schools

  1. Executive Session - Finances and Personnel (beginning at 2:15 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/March 4, 2013
  1. Awards and Presentations – Advocacy
    1. Prudential Spirit of Community Awards – Mr. Craig Fanning
  1. School Reports - Accountability
    1. Port Graham School – Ms. Sherry Hingley
  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 (February) - 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 Hope School ReconfigurationStructure
      (2) Approval of 2013-2014 Tentative Board Meeting DatesStructure
      (3) Approval of Budget TransferStructure
      (4) Approval of 2012-13 Long Term Substitute ContractsStructure
      (5) Approval of Resignations (Original) and (REVISED) – Structure
      (6) Approval of Leave of Absence Requests/CertifiedStructure
      (7) Approval of 2013-2014 New Administrator ContractStructure
      (8) Approval of AR 6146.1 High School Graduation Requirements (Original) and (REVISED) – Structure
      (9) Approval of 2013-14 Tentative Non-Tenured Teacher Contracts - Structure
      (10) Approval of 2013-14 Tentative Non-Tenured Teacher Contracts and Tenure - Structure
      (11) Approval of Administrative Recommendation Regarding Leave of Absence Request/Certified (Laydown Item) – Structure

    2. Instructional Services-Support
    3. Approval of FY14 Budget (Original) and (REVISED) – Structure
    4. Superintendent
    5. Approval of Soldotna Area Secondary Schools Reconfiguration (Original) and (REVISED) – Vision
  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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