January 14, 2013 Regular Meeting Minutes


WOODLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 404
DIRECTOR'S MEETING
MINUTES

January 14, 2013 6:00PM
Regular Meeting-District Meeting Room

MEMBERS
PRESENT

 

Jim Bays, Janice Watts, Bill Woodard, Tina Cayton, Tayler Summers-Student Representative, Michael Green-Secretary, Tegan Steen-Recording Secretary

OTHERS PRESENT

 

Dan Uhlenkott, Cari Thomson, Mark Houk, Asha Riley, Deb Kernen, Chris Wiseman, Don Austin, Stacy Brown, John Shoup.

MEMBER ABSENCE

 

Tina Cayton moved to approve Jeremy Stuart's absence.

Janice Watts  yes
Bill Woodard  yes
Tina Cayton  yes  carried

MINUTES

 

Janice Watts moved to approve the December 31, 2012 special meeting minutes.

Tina Cayton  yes
Bill Woodard yes
Janice Watts  yes  carried

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

 

NBPTS Presentation
Asha Riley gave the Board an update on the National Board Professional Teaching Standards program. She explained the process that teachers who are currently in the program, are using. Shari Conditt and Holly Royle are guiding the members through the process as a cohort;  a model that has proven to be very helpful. By next year, the District could have 17-19 teachers certified in the program.

BOARD REPORTS

 

Student Representative Report
Tayler Summers reported that students are just beginning the new semester. The TOLO dance is this Saturday.

Other Report
Bill Woodard asked Cari Thomson about the National Junior Honor Society's charity work. Cari said that the students supported nine families, along with Rotary during the holidays. They will be having a blanket and coat drive next. She said that the Leadership Group and Honor Society do a lot of community service work.

SUPERINTENDENT REPORT

 

Mr. Green reported that he attended a value engineering meeting last week. He said it was very interesting. Specialists in all aspects of design and construction spent all of last week pouring over every detail of the architects plan for the new high school, to identify cost savings and other efficiencies. Michael will receive the report next week and discuss it with the architects.

Michael said that they are still working on the Yale Gym project planning, to build the gym within budget.

Procedure 6215P was updated to reflect how the District handles voucher reports.

CORRESPONDENCE

 

None.

CITIZENS REQUESTS

 

None.

BOARD REPORTS & REQUESTS

 

Jim Bays reminded the board of the WQCC meeting this Wednesday. Janice Watts will attend. Jim and Bill might attend, but don't know for sure.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

Planning Update on February 4th School Safety Workshop
Michael invited the Board to attend the February 4th School Safety Workshop at the WIS Library, starting at 6:30pm.  Michael said this community/School District workshop will provide an overview of what we do, and what we will be doing differently for security in the schools. Administrators will be attending a tabletop exercise with fire, police and emergency personnel this week. Administrators are re-taking Incident Command courses.  All of this discussion will enhance our emergency planning and drills.

Discussion and Scheduling of 2013 School Visits
The Board discussed their annual school visits. They decided on the dates February 27th and March 11th.

First Reading of Revisions to Policy 3410-Student Health
Debbie Shoup, the school nurse, pointed out that we don't provide scoliosis screenings anymore. Michael recommended that the Board approve the update. This policy will be on the agenda for the next meeting for second reading and approval.

 CONSENT AGENDA

 

Janice Watts moved to approve the consent agenda as presented.

Tina Cayton  yes
Bill Woodard yes
Janice Watts  yes  carried

ACTION ITEMS

 

Second Reading and Approval of Policy No. 2171-School to Work
This policy was unchanged from the last meeting and is required by statute.

Bill Woodard moved to approve Policy No. 2171-School to Work as presented.

Tina Cayton  yes
Bill Woodard yes
Janice Watts  yes  carried

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

President, Jim Bays recessed the meeting into executive session at 6:42pm, to discuss two matters.  One legal and one personnel as allowed under RCW 42.30.110(1)(i), RCW 42.30.110(1)(g), with action to be taken upon return.

President, Jim Bays reconvened the meeting into regular session at 7:21pm.

Bill Woodard moved to approve the agreement between Woodland School District #404 and Katrina Mulder as presented.

Tina Cayton  yes
Bill Woodard  yes
Janice Watts yes  carried

ADJOURNMENT

 

President, Jim Bays, adjourned the meeting of the Board of Directors at 7:21pm.

 

ATTEST:

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Secretary to the Board

WOODLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT #404
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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