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Mason City School Board to meet Monday



This news story was published on September 16, 2012.
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Mason City School Administration Building at 15th Street and South Penn Ave.

MASON CITY – The Mason City School board will be meeting on Monday, September 17th, 2012.  The following is the agenda for that meeting:

AGENDA
Mason City Community School District Board of Education Meeting
September 17, 2012
Mason City Community School District Vision Statement: In the Mason City Community Schools every student will excel and develop into a responsible and productive citizen. Our staff, parents and community will support and nurture students to reach their highest potential.
Note: Finance Committee Meeting
The Finance Committee of the Board of Education will meet at 5:00 p.m. in the Board Secretary’s office to review the financial reports of the district for the month ending August 31, 2012; to review investments made since the previous board meeting; and to review the list of warrants submitted for Board of Education approval.
Regular Meeting of the Board
The regular meeting of the Board of Education will convene at 5:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the School Administration Building.

ROLL CALL
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS

21. Consent Items
a) Minutes
b) Approval of Bills
c) Personnel Report – BEM Number 20 (Board Goals 2, 4)
d) Action Agenda for 2012-2013 – BEM Number 21 (Board Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
e) Calendar for Committee of the Whole Meetings – BEM Number 22 (Board Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
f) 28E Agreement Renewal with Charlie Brown Preschool for
Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program – BEM Number 23 (Board Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
g) New 28E Agreement with Sugar Plum Preschool for
Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program – BEM Number 24 (Board Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
h) Approve Level I Investigators (Board Goals 1, 2, 4)
i) Open Enrollment – BEM Number 25 (Board Goals 1, 2, 4)
SECRETARY’S REPORT
22. Adjournment of the Board of Education
The board will conclude old business and adjourn at this time.

CALL TO ORDER
Board Secretary Ramona Jeffrey will serve as temporary chairperson.

ROLL CALL
23. Reorganization of the Board of Education
The first order of business will be the election of the president by secret ballot. The board secretary will act as temporary chairperson during this period. The board secretary will request nominations for board president. Upon conclusion of the nominations, a secret ballot will be used for the election of that person.
The second order of business will be the election of the vice president by secret ballot. The newly elected president will solicit nominations and the board secretary will count the secret ballots.
24. Determine Date and Time for Regular School Board Meetings
As part of the board’s reorganization, action needs to be taken to set regular and Committee of the Whole meeting dates, times, and locations.

Recommended motion:
“I move that the Mason City Community School District Board of Directors hold its regular meetings on the third Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Administration Building, 1515 South Pennsylvania Avenue; and that Committee of the Whole study sessions be held on the first Monday of each month from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at a location in the district to be determined.”
The board may call special meetings with adequate and proper notice and may move the date of a regular or study session meeting with same notice.
25. Committee Assignments for Board Members
BEM Number 26 includes a listing of the committee assignments for the last year. Board members should review the memorandum and think about which assignment or assignments they have interest in. There will be time at the meeting to discuss expectations for these assignments.
DATES FOR THE CALENDAR
Oct. 1
Committee of the Whole, MCHS IC – 5:30 p.m.

Oct. 2
Alternative High School Fall Conferences – 3:30-7:30 p.m.

Oct. 3
Start Somewhere Walk

Oct. 4
Middle School Fall Conferences – 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Oct. 4
Mason City High School Fall Conferences – 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Oct. 8
Middle School Fall Conferences – 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Oct. 8
Mason City High School Fall Conferences – 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Oct. 15
Mason City High School Fall Vocal Music Concert, NIACC: 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 16
IASB Employee Relations Conference, Meadows Conference Center, Altoona – 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Oct. 16
Regular Board of Education Meeting – 5:30 p.m.Oct.

Oct. 22
No School for PK Students – Professional Development Day for PK Staff

Oct. 23
Alternative High School Fall Conferences – 4:00-8:00 p.m.

Oct. 23
MCHS Instrumental Music Band Extravaganza – 7:00 p.m.

Oct. 23-31
Red Ribbon Week

Oct. 29
K-6 Parent-Teacher Conferences – 4:00-7:30 p.m.

Nov. 1
No School for PK Students

Nov. 1
PK Parent-Teacher Conferences – 8:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Nov. 1
K-12 Early Dismissal – End of Quarter (MS/HS)

Nov. 1
K-6 Parent-Teacher Conferences – 1:00-7:30 p.m.

Nov. 2
NO SCHOOL for Students – Professional Development Day

Nov. 5
Committee of the Whole Meeting, Roosevelt Elementary IC – 5:30 p.m.

Nov. 14
IASB Delegate Assembly

Nov. 15
67th Annual IASB Convention

Nov. 30
Blue Zone Kick-off Event

OPEN FORUM
This portion of the meeting is designated for patrons who wish to address the Board about agenda or other items. To participate in Open Forum completion of the open forum request must be submitted to the Board President or Superintendent prior to the start of the meeting. Comments will be limited to five minutes. The Board of Education will not take action on matters presented by patrons in the Open Forum. Board Policy 213.

INFORMATION/NONACTION ITEMS
26. Dave Nagel Visit with the Board (Board Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
Dr. Dave Nagel, Senior Professional Development Associate, Leadership and Learning Center, will provide information to the Board regarding the data team work PK-12 in the district.
27. Preliminary Enrollment Report (Board Goal 4)
Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services Hal Minear will provide the Board with a preliminary report of the beginning enrollment numbers for the 2012-2013 school year.
28. Blue Zones Moment (Board Goals 1, 2, 4)
Superintendent Anita Micich will provide updates to the Board.

ACTION ITEMS
29. Approval Student Achievement Goals for 2012-2013 (Board Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
BEM Number 27 includes the DINA Action Plan for 2012-2013. This plan includes the long-range and annual student achievement goals and the action plan for each of the goals. Approval is recommended.
30. 2012-2013 28E Agreement AEA 267 Four Oaks Behavior School (Board Goals 2, 4)
BEM Number 28 includes a 28E agreement between Area Education Agency 267 and the Mason City Community School District for management and operation of the Four Oaks Behavior Program. Approval is recommended.
31. 2012-2013 Agreement AEA 267 Integration Classroom (Board Goals 2, 4)
BEM Number 29 includes an agreement between Area Education Agency 267 and the Mason City Community School District for the operation of an integration classroom in the Mason City Community School District for the 2012-2013 school year. Approval is recommended.
32. Modified Allowable Growth for Special Education Services (Board Goal 4)
Executive Director of Business and Financial Services Ramona Jeffrey will present information requesting approval of modified allowable growth and supplemental aid for special education services.
33. Reciprocal Open Enrollment Transportation Agreements for 2012-2013 (Board Goals 1, 4)
Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services Hal Minear will provide recommendations to the Board regarding a one-mile reciprocal open enrollment transportation agreement. Approval is recommended.

ANNOUNCEMENTS – BOARD REPORT – COMMITTEE REPORTS – CORRESPONDENCE

MCHS STUDENT SENATE REPORT

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS (Board Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
– Leadership and Learning Report – Executive Director of Leadership and Learning Kathryn Schladweiler
– Elementary Education Report – Director of Elementary Programs Michael Penca
– Secondary Education Report – Director of Secondary Programs T. J. Jumper
– Special Education Services Update – Director of Special Education Services Gary Van Hemert and Director of Elementary Programs Michael Penca

SUPERINTENDENT’S UPDATE (Board Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
– Community Donations of School Supplies
– Review Draft of Revised Board Goals
– Site Visit Update Regarding Compliance Plan
– Superintendent’s Monthly Update

BOARD PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (Board Goals 5)
Chapters 15 and 16 – “Leading Change in Your School” by Doug Reeves – Facilitated by Board Director Warren

BOARD REFLECTIONS
Board Goals: What areas/topics from this agenda resonated specifically with you?
Suggested topics for future Board meetings.

ADJOURNMENT

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