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School Board Meetings of November 12, 2018

BOARD AGENDA 

Ames Community School District November 12, 2018

Board members will assemble in the Boardroom, 2005 24th Street, on Monday,
November 12, at 5:30 p.m. for a regular meeting.

(The Board respectfully requests that all cellular phones be turned off during the meeting.)

Mission Statement: 

The mission of the Ames Community Schools is to ensure that all learners develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, values, and personal esteem necessary to grow in and shape a changing society.

 Click for a Printable Version of the November 12, 2018 meeting and work session agenda 

Approx. time

Item No.

Item Description

6:30 p.m.

1.

Call to Order

 

2.

Approval of Agenda and Reading of Mission Statement.

  3.

Public Hearing: Whole Grade Sharing with United. Chris Stensland. Exhibit H-1.

(Action scheduled for January 14 in order to comply with Iowa Code of being a minimum of 30 days after the Public Hearing.)

 

 

INFORMATION  ITEM(S) Residents of the District, students attending the District, parents or guardians of students attending the District, and District staff members may address the Board about any topic relevant to the District whether on the current agenda or not. Those who wish to speak must sign up at the beginning of the meeting. Speaker participation is limited to three minutes once per item. The views and opinions of citizens addressing the Board do not necessarily reflect those of the Board, District administration, or staff. Speakers are to remember that Iowa law prohibits the Board from discussing specific employees, students or their performance. Student speakers will state their name and school. Others will state their name and address.

 

4.

Additional technology from Frontline for Human Resources Department . Lisa Negus. Exhibit D-1.

Public Comments.

  5.

Board Committee Updates. Alisa Frandsen. Exhibit D-2.

Public Comments.

  Public Forum
 

Consent Item(s)

All items listed under Consent will be enacted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a motion is made and approved, prior to the time Board members vote on the consent items, to remove the item from the Consent Items for further discussion.

  6. Minutes from the meeting held October 29, 2018. Chris Stensland.
  7. Personnel Report. Lisa Negus. Exhibit C-1.
  8. Open Enrollment Requests. Jenny Risner. Exhibit C-2.
  9.

Contract(s)/Agreement(s). Exhibit C-3.

a.   Contract with Ted Blaesing for Efficiency Study of Central Office. Jenny Risner.   Exhibit C-3a

    ACTION ITEM(s)
  10.

Policies for Approval. Allen Bierbaum and Monic Behnken.  
Exhibit A-1
210.5 Meeting Notice
210.8 Board Meeting Agenda

  11. Request to SBRC for Modified Allowable Growth for Increasing Enrollment, and Limited English Proficiency Instruction Beyond 5 Years. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-2.
  Board and Staff Item(s)
  12. Items from the Board.
  13. Items from the Staff.
  14. Board Planning Calendar. Jenny Risner. Exhibit B-1.
  ADJOURN

 

BOARD WORK SESSION AGENDA

Board members will assemble in the Boardroom, 2005 24th Street, on Monday,
November 12 following the regular meeting for a work session. 

The public is welcome to observe the work session, however, the audience will not participate in the discussion.

(The Board respectfully requests that all cellular phones be turned off during the meeting.)

Mission Statement: 
The mission of the Ames Community Schools is to ensure that all learners develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, values, and personal esteem necessary to grow in and shape a changing society.

 

Item No.

Item Description

  1. Call to Order.
  2. Approval of Agenda.
  3. Reading of the Mission Statement.
  4. Defining Equity. Paul Gorski, Facilitator.
  Adjourn

Next Regular Meeting: November 26 @ 6:30 p.m.

 

 

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