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School Board Meeting of July 16, 2018


Ames Community School District July 16 , 2019

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

Board members will assemble in the Board Room of the District Offices Building, 2005 24th Street, Tuesday, July 16, 2019   at 3:30  p.m. for a work session.

 Click for a Printable Revised Version of the, July 16, 2019 Work Session meeting agenda 

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

Approx. time

Item No.

Item Description

8:00 am .


Call to Order



Approval of Agenda and Reading of Purpose Statement.




The Ames Community School District commits to equity and access that empowers every individual to reach their full personal and educational potential.


1.     Educational Equity and Improvement

2.     Transparent Financial Planning and Processes

3.     Recruitment, Retention, and Development of a High-Quality Staff

4.     Clear and Consistent Communication to Support Positive and Proactive Community Relationships

5.     A Safe and Responsive System that Promotes the Mental Health and Well-Being of Every Individual



  Information/Discussion Items.
. 3
  • a. Simbli Overview. Exhibit D-1. Jenny Risner. (Priority 4)
    b. Board Self-Evaluation. Exhibit D-2. Jenny Risner. (Priority 4)
  •  c. Superintendent Evaluation Schedule. Exhibit D-3. Jenny Risner. (Priority 3)
  • d. Board and Staff Engagement. Exhibit D-4. Jenny Risner.
    (Priority 3) 
  • e. IASB Legislative Priorities Survey. Exhibit D-5. Jenny Risner. (Priority 4)
  • f. Future Work Sessions.
    I. Enrollment. Jenny Risner. (Priority 1)
    II. Behavior and Mental Health Support. Jenny Risner. (Priority 5)
    III. District Purpose and Priorities Review. Jenny Risner. (Priority 1)
    IV. Ames Education Foundation. Jenny Risner. (Priority 1)
    V. Sustainability Discussion. Jenny Risner. (Priority 1)


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