Minutes Regular Meeting January 22, 2018

WOODLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 404
DIRECTOR'S MEETING
MINUTES

January 22, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Regular Meeting-Woodland High School Room 2203

MEMBERS PRESENT

Janice Watts, Sarah Stuart, Lesa Beuscher, Matt Donald, Steve Madsen, Hannah Landrigan-Student Representative (arrived at 6:12 p.m.) Michael Green-Board Secretary and Nicole Galloway-Recording Secretary

OTHERS PRESENT

Asha Riley, Eric Jacobson, Ingrid Colvard, Scott Landrigan and Jake Hall

CALL TO ORDER

President Janice Watts called the meeting to order at 5:32 p.m.

CITIZENS REQUESTS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

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

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

January is School Board Recognition Month. The staff and students from each school made creative posters and gifts that decorated the meeting room. Superintendent Green presented each board member with a certificate of recognition for their valuable service and thanked each of them for their passion for the success of students time and effort they invest that is driven by that passion.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Director Beuscher moved to approve the minutes from December 18, 2017, and January 8, 2018.

Director Watts – yes
Director Stuart – yes
Director Beuscher – yes
Director Donald – yes
Director Madsen – yes

REPORTS TO THE BOARD

Student Representative Report

Hannah Landrigan has been working hard on a student survey and plans to present the information to the school board at the February board meeting.

The directors asked a few questions to get a better understanding of the high school opportunity for elective credit through Advisory.  They also enquirer regarding payroll overages for December and the College Ready Math Initiative grant.

BOARD REPORTS, REQUESTS AND COMMENTS

Director Madsen informed the other board members about the upcoming legislative conference on January 28th and 29th.  He will be attending with Superintendent Green and Stacy Brown.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

Mr. Green and Eric Jacobson, Communication Manager, reviewed the current development status of the new App and website. Apptegy provided multiple web design options and an App template for review. The school board agreed that web design D will be the best option.

CONSENT AGENDA

Director Madsen moved to approve the consent agenda.

Director Watts – yes
Director Stuart – yes
Director Beuscher – yes
Director Donald – yes
Director Madsen – yes

ACTION ITEMS

Director Donald moved to approve the Second Reading and Approval of Policy additions, deletions, and revisions as presented.

Director Watts – yes
Director Stuart – yes
Director Beuscher – yes
Director Donald – yes
Director Madsen – yes 

Woodland Primary School principal, Ingrid Colvard and Assistant Superintendent, Asha Riley presented a Powerpoint presentation on piloting a dual-language program at Woodland Primary School starting in the fall of the 2018-19 school year. They provided the benefits in creating this program as well as the challenges that may arise, however, they believe the long-term success outweighs the challenges. The implementation steps, total budget costs, and overall program goals were laid out during the presentation. The school board had many questions, concerns, and comments that were all discussed.

Director Madsen moved to approve the piloting of the dual-language program at Woodland Primary School as presented.

Director Watts – yes
Director Stuart – yes
Director Beuscher – yes
Director Donald – yes
Director Madsen – yes

RECESS

The regular meeting was recessed at 7:01 p.m. to enter into executive session under RCW 42.30.110 (1)(g).

ADJOURNMENT

President Watts reconvened the meeting into open session at 7:19 p.m. and adjourned at 7:20 p.m.

 

 

ATTEST:

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Secretary to the Board

WOODLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT #404
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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