Minutes Regular Meeting January 23, 2017

WOODLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 404
DIRECTOR'S MEETING
MINUTES

January 23, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Regular Meeting-District Meeting Room

MEMBERS PRESENT

 

Janice Watts, Sarah Stuart, Lesa Beuscher, Matt Donald, Steve Madsen, Asha Riley-Board Secretary, and Nicole Galloway-Recording Secretary

OTHERS PRESENT

 

Vicky Barnes, Eric Jacobson, Shari Conditt, Jason Cowley, Dan Uhlenkott, Steven Carney, John Shoup, Ingrid Colvard, Jake Hall, Lan Ha, Stacy Brown, Tony Peterson and Kent Belica.

CALL TO ORDER

 

President Janice Watts called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.

CITIZEN’S COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

 

There were no citizen’s requests to comment on non-agenda items.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Director Lesa Beuscher moved to approve the minutes from December 19, 2016, and January 9, 2017.

Director Watts – yes

Director Stuart – yes

Director Beuscher – yes

Director Donald – yes

Director Madsen – yes

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

 

January is school board recognition month. Assistant Superintendent, Asha Riley, presented the board members with a card signed by the administration team and individual recognition certificates thanking them for their time, effort and hard work dedicated to Woodland School District.

REPORTS TO THE BOARD

 

Woodland Middle School Report: Director Donald commended Principal Jake Hall for the 1st place in Lego Robotics.

Woodland High School Report: Director Lesa Beuscher asked if a plan was developed for the seniors to make up the snow days. Assistant Superintendent, Asha Riley, informed the school board that a confirmed plan was not completed yet, however, today January 23 was used as one of the make up days.

Woodland Primary School: Director Stuart asked Ingrid Colvard for more details on the student support management program.  Ingrid provided details on the successes so far, including offering a quiet, separate space for student to deescalate, an alternative recess that doesn’t overstimulate students and working with students on self-regulation techniques.

Woodland Intermediate School: Director Watts commented on the student intervention results and asked Steven Carney for the number of students affected. He informed the board that there are currently 140 students and the goal is to lower this number each year.

CORRESPONDENCE

 

There was no correspondence.

BOARD REPORTS, REQUESTS AND COMMENTS

 

Steve Madsen was pleased to announce that a Woodland High School staff member has agreed to run the Lego Robotics program at the high school level is the program can get funding. The grant deadline was today so they hope to know more soon.

Lesa Beuscher and Steve Madsen will not be able to attend the next study session meeting on February 13, 2017.

CONSENT AGENDA

 

Director Matt Donald moved to approve the consent agenda.

Director Watts – yes

Director Stuart – yes

Director Beuscher – yes

Director Donald – yes

Director Madsen – yes

DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

National Board Certification Presentation: Shari Conditt and Jason Cowley presented detailed information on what the National Board Certification is, how it works and the benefits it provides. The school board members thanked them for the valuable information and their time.

School Improvement Plan: Asha Riley offered two different options to the school board. Option # 1 was to have each school administrator present the information to the school board at the upcoming meetings. Each school would be assigned to different weeks. Option # 2 was to have a work session with all the principals together to present and discuss the school improvement plans as a large group. After some discussion, it was decided by the school board to choose option # 2.

First Reading of New Policy 4218: Asha Riley explained that this has been our practice and we would like to make it policy. The policy will be presented at the next meeting for second reading and approval.

First Reading of Revision to Policy 6600: The addition to the existing policy is to increase the overall safety for our students. Director Madsen and Donald expressed concerns regarding communicating snow route information to parents/guardians and suggested adding “adequate notification and publication of snow routes” to section A under Emergency Routes and Schedules. Changes will be made and the policy will be presented at the next meeting for a second reading.

ACTION ITEMS

 

Director Madsen moved to approve Revisions and Additions of Selected 3000 Series Policies.

Director Watts – yes

Director Stuart – yes

Director Beuscher – yes

Director Donald – yes

Director Madsen – yes

Director Stuart noted the confusing wording on the first sentence under Entrance Qualifications in policy 3110. The policy will be reworked and presented at the next meeting for a third reading. Director Stuart moved to approve the Revisions, Additions and Deletions of Policies 3114-3144.

Director Watts – yes

Director Stuart – yes

Director Beuscher – yes

Director Donald – yes

Director Madsen – yes

Director Madsen moved to approve ESD112 Agreement for E-Rate Application Services.

Director Watts – yes

Director Stuart – yes

Director Beuscher – yes

Director Donald – yes

Director Madsen – yes

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

President Watts recessed the regular meeting at 6:42 p.m. for an executive session under RCW 42.30.110(1)(g) and RCW 42.30.110(1)(i). At 7:04 p.m. President Watts reconvened in open session.

ADJOURNMENT

 

President Watts adjourned at 7:05 p.m.

 

 

ATTEST:

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Secretary to the Board

WOODLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT #404
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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