STATION INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
15, 2011 at 5:00 p.m.
CALL TO ORDER
Randall Pitcock called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. and declared a quorum
was present with seven members present.
DECLARATION OF QUORUM
attendance were President Randall Pitcock, Vice President Valerie Jochen, Secretary
Paul Dorsett, and Trustees Carol Barrett, Charlotte Slack, Garland Watson and Jeff
Consideration, discussion and possible action related to Board
communication with campuses (5 minutes)
Eddie Coulson recognized Director of Communications Chuck Glenewinkel who reported
that the “Campus of the Month” effort is going well. The next faculty meeting(s) will be on Wednesday,
March 9, 2011 at 3:20 p.m. at Rock Prairie Elementary School. Trustee Charlotte Slack will represent the
board at that meeting.
Consideration, discussion and possible action related to 2011
Eddie Coulson reported to the Board that the budget continues to drive the
legislative session. A special committee
has been appointed to study education finance.
for Student Services Chrissy Hester reported that there are several bullying
bills before both the house and the senate.
Receive Update 89
McIntyre, Deputy Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction, reported that
Policy Update 89 is basically a reorganization and consolidation of current
policies. The administration plans to
bring Update 89 for approval at the March 2011 board meeting.
Consideration, discussion and possible action related to 3/1/11 Board
Workshop and 3/4/11 CRSS Training
discussion occurred related to scheduling meetings related to CRSS work: Define Success. A Board Workshop will be scheduled for 3/1/11
at 4:30 p.m. in the Administrative Conference Room and a board workshop with a
CRSS consultant will be scheduled for 3/4/11 at 9:00 a.m. in the Administrative
Conference Room. Vice President Valerie
Jochen encouraged board members to share ideas of how to define success and
send those to Eddie Coulson by 2/25/11 for compilation.
Consideration, discussion and possible action related to the 1/21/11
Consideration, discussion and possible action related to the
Eddie Coulson updated Trustees related to the 2011-2012 budget planning. Administration is creating a pool of
vacancies throughout the district. Plans
are that no positions will be filled before May 13, 2011.
situation is grim and President Randall Pitcock discussed the need to motivate
everyone to think differently. Since
CSISD will have less money, we will need to think differently. Trustee Charlotte Slack expressed concern for
the morale of teachers across the district.
The discussion of implementing the 4 cent enrichment tax is upsetting to
the community. CSISD must communicate to
the community that we have saved constituents these taxes for the last five
years; other districts across the state of Texas have already implemented them.
Coulson announced that a short informative video is planned to distribute
through the community, as well as public forums.
Jeff Harris commented that it is important to educate or remind the community
that implementing the 4 cent enrichment tax which will raise taxes was always a
part of opening new schools.
President Valerie Jochen and Secretary Paul Dorsett led discussion about
forming a “team” – College Station One (Won).
objection, President Pitcock adjourned the workshop at 6:40 p.m.