COLLEGE STATION INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
June 19, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
CSISD Board Room
A. CALL TO ORDER
Vice President Paul Dorsett called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and declared a quorum was present with five members present.
B. DECLARATION OF QUORUM/WELCOME
In attendance were Vice President Paul Dorsett, Secretary Jeff Harris and Trustees Kimberly McAdams, Carol Barrett and Randall Pitcock. President Valerie Jochen and Trustee Garland Watson were absent.
C-1. Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag and the Texas Flag, and a Moment of Silence
Superintendent Eddie Coulson recognized Elementary Summer School Principal Robyn Jones who introduced students Gunner Gessner, Grace Gessner, Layla Goodlett, Cameron Mata, Properity Ezeanuna, Favor Ezeanuna, Allyse Anderson, and Tom Klappenecker. The students led the audience in the pledges and the moment of silence.
a. Sue Betts, Assistant Athletic Director, was inducted into the Texas High School Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
b. The Certified Texas School Business Official (CTSBO) is the second level of certification available through the Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO). In addition to the general requirements of TASBO certification, applicants must complete a total of ten (10) education courses, three each from the three different areas of specialization in the TASBO curriculum and a tenth course in Business Ethics. Julie Holliday, Purchasing Specialist in the Purchasing Department, has successfully completed the requirements to earn the Certified Texas School Business Official (CTSBO) designation with a Specialty in Purchasing & Supply Management, Accounting, Distribution and Inventory effective May 30, 2012. She is one of the few Purchasing Specialists in the state with this level of TASBO certification.
C-3. Recognize artwork provided by students from the Summer School Enrichment Programs
Student artwork adorned the Board Room walls and was enjoyed by all.
D. CONSENT AGENDA
Agenda Item E – BOARD – Agenda Item E-2: Consideration, discussion and possible action related to 2012-2013 Board Meeting dates; Agenda Item G – APPROVAL OF MINUTES – May 15, 2012 Board Workshop Minutes, May 15, 2012 Regular Board Meeting Minutes; Agenda Item I – CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION – Agenda Item H-1: Consider approval of Shared Services Agreement with Region VI; Agenda Item J –BUSINESS: Agenda Item J-2: Consideration, discussion and possible action related to annual library books bid #12-011; Agenda Item J-3: Consider approval of Monthly Financial Reports; Agenda Item J-4: Consider approval of Monthly Budget Amendments
MOTION XXXX: I move approval of the consent agenda as presented. The motion was made by Trustee Randall Pitcock and seconded by Secretary Jeff Harris. The motion passed with five ayes and zero nos. There were two absences.
E-1. Board Directions and Reports/Announcements/Superintendent Reports and Announcements
Trustee Kimberly McAdams reported that the Head Start Policy Council has met and reviewed the federal review results. They are in the process of their annual assessment and received a presentation on the Outdoor Learning Center at the Barbara Bush Parent Center.
Trustee Randall Pitcock reported that DEIC has met and approved the district-wide parental plan.
Trustee Kimberly McAdams reported that she will be attending a CRSS training in July 2012.
Superintendent Eddie Coulson reported that the Board had just approved the 2012-2013 board meeting calendar and there will be no July regular board meetings.
Dr. Coulson also announced some moves within administration and some new administrative hires.
· Billy Hicks, Assistant Principal at AMC High School
· Jennifer Rhea, moving from Assistant Principal at Oakwood to Assistant Principal at AMC Middle School
· Jason Hawkins, moving from Academic Coordinator at Forest Ridge to Assistant Principal at Oakwood Intermediate
· Patty Chenault, new Academic Coordinator at Forest Ridge Elementary
· Robyn Jones, new Academic Coordinator at College Hills Elementary
· Mark Ybarra, moving from Assistant Principal at AMC Middle School to Special Education Administrator
· Jason Hawkins,
F. HEARING OF CITIZENS (Non-Agenda/Agenda Items)
H. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
J. BUSINESS SERVICES
J-1. Receive investment report for quarter ending May 31, 2012
President Eddie Coulson recognized Deputy Superintendent Glynn Walker who reported regarding the investment report for the quarter ending May 31, 2012 and reported that the District’s investment officers meet continuing education requirements.
K. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
K-1. Receive Report on the 2012-2014 CSISD Long Range Technology Plan
Superintendent Eddie Coulson recognized Director of Technology Chris Speier who reported to the board related to the Long Range Technology Plan. Districts are required to maintain a current LRTP in order to qualify for federal funding under NCLB Title II, Part D, E-Rate as well as many other state and federal funding opportunities. The current approved plan covers July 2012-July 2015, a three year period.
The plan was developed by a group of varied CSISD employees from district leadership to classroom teachers and met several times through the year face to face as well as collaborated on the plan virtually.
There are four main goals for the LRTP and they are: Provide ALL students with technology skills needed to be successful in learning, life and the workplace; Ensure that all Teachers, Administrators and Staff are proficient and effective in the use of technology; Develop a sound technology infrastructure to support teaching, learning, assessment and safety; and Use technology to strengthen the relationship between College Station ISD and the community and increase parental involvement. Recurring themes through the plan include:
· Online learning, collaboration and professional development
· BYOD (Bring your own device)
· Focusing what technology funding we do receive on connectivity/infrastructure rather than the devices
LRTP has a focused effort on using technology to increase our reach and build up our relationship with the community. Great strides have been made with:
· New and improved website
· High social media presence
· Use of online communication as our primary conduit for news and information
K-2. Consideration, discussion and possible action related to the development of the 2013 State Accountability System and beyond
Superintendent Eddie Coulson recognized Deputy Superintendent for Administration Clark Ealy who reported to the Board related to accountability. College Station Independent School District is subject to two types of ratings: Federal Ratings through Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) - that process is still in effect and will be announced sometime this summer; also State Ratings. There will be no ratings for 2012. Ratings are being developed for 2013, 2014, and beyond. The Commissioner will reveal his or her final decisions on the new system in April 2013 (after testing has begun). Presentation received.
K-3. Receive 2012 preliminary TAKS and STAAR EOC report
L. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Without objection, President Valerie Jochen adjourned the meeting at 8:25 p.m.