Presentation on theme: "Preston School Board Meeting March 19, 2014 Superintendent Report Mission : To provide all students with the academic and social knowledge and skills needed."— Presentation transcript:
Preston School Board Meeting March 19, 2014 Superintendent Report Mission : To provide all students with the academic and social knowledge and skills needed for life-long success in a changing world. Vision: Preston School District believes that in partnership with parents and the community our schools will provide appropriate opportunities for all learners to reach their academic and social potential in a safe and supportive environment.
Cons 4 Day Week – Originally offered as a temporary measure. 4 Day Week – Some patrons perceive it as watering down education. 4 Day Week – Budget driven decision vs. student driven decision. Pros Other group of patrons like 4 day week. Test Scores have remained flat. Allows district not to run supplemental levy Unknown Budget: JFAC has approved budget, but it is not official yet. Insurance increase not announced, but likely 12- 13%. Operational costs increasing (utilities, transportation, food services, etc.). Staffing concerns with IEP Student Aides. 4 Day Week vs. 5 Day Week
BPA - $1200/student. Fundraisers to help offset costs. The following students are qualified for Nationals: Megan Steadman (Event 1: 3D computer modeling - and- Event 2: Computer Animation Team) Ryan Barton (Event 1: PC Servicing & Troubleshooting -and- Event 2: Computer Animation Team) Lexus Rawlings (Accounting) Bailee Wiley (Integrated Office) Karleigh Stricko (XHTML & CSS) BPA Nationals Competition
Thank you to the donor paid for overdue lunch accounts for elementary students. Thank you to the donor paid for band uniforms. Elementary Reading scores increasing. Cheerleaders 1 st at Districts, State competition this weekend. State Wrestlers – Keaton Keller & Tayson Read both took 3 rd at State! Good News If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs) Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), Progress/ Growth, Attainment of Proficiency. 50 students being tested on Idaho English Language Assessment (IELA). Silvia Woodward administering these tests. May 2 nd – Parent night for Spanish speaking families at Oakwood Elementary. ELL Staff: Patsy Shipley (Pioneer), DeAnn Wilson (Oakwood), Jodi Millburn (PJHS), Kaywin Cottle (PHS), Silvia Woodward (Family- District Liaison) Department Report - LEP (Limited English Proficient) Program
April 9 th, High School Library, 7:00 – 9:00 Explain how district will use SBAC and Common Core. Parents can take portion of SBAC in computer lab. SBAC Parent Night
Differential Pay (Pay for Performance) – 2013-14 Professional Development – 2014 Summer Leadership Incentives – 2014-15 Teacher Incentives
2013-142014-15 High School777807 Jr. High 606577 Oakwood 553584 Pioneer 568Registration ongoing Hiring Freeze Staffing Trends
Charter School Board: (New Additions – Doug West & Terry Larsen) Programs (Health Occupations, Electronics, Business Applications) Field Trips: Electronics students went to the college of Technology at ISU/Electronics program, EMTs went to the EMS convention in SLC, Health OCC/EMR students from all three schools went to ISU and BYU-Idaho to see several programs, the cadaver lab, and paramedic lab, ISU tour. Jr. High Career Exploration Course SEI Tec Charter School Update
11 classes offered by PHS staff as adjunct professors 7 AP classes offered 43 dual credit classes offered 13 classes offered on IEN 31 Classes offered through Idaho Digital Learning Academy (IDLA) in our computer labs. ACT Prep Class (20+ Students, $25 student) PHS Dual Credit Update
Lynda Hamblin - Concurrent English 12 A & B Pandi Elison - Concurrent US History A & B & Concurrent American Government A & B Cheryl Burgess - Concurrent Economics Robert Franckowiak - Concurrent Calculus A & B and Concurrent Statistics A & B Brandon Lyon - College Algebra/Trigonometry PHS Dual Credit Update
Policy 616 – …unusual and unique circumstances…process outlined in PHS Course Handbook… Handbook …application by spring of Junior year (Policy 616). Shortened Day …only Seniors can apply for a reduced schedule (1 – 4 periods during second semester of Senior year (Policy 616). Policy Review – Early Graduation
FCHS – 21 st Century Community Schools Pioneer, Oakwood, PJHS – School Improvement Grant Pioneer, PJHS – CLC Grant Grant Application Updates
Facility Needs Grounds Maintenance Building $250,000 High School Security Cameras 25,000 Jr. High Entrance Drive Thru 100,000 Loading Zone Oakwood/Pioneer 130,000 East Addition to new Gym 250,000 Home Ec./FCCLA Rooms/Cabinets 125,000 Football Field Improvements 250,000 Pioneer Playground 110,000 Cafeteria/Gym Pioneer 450,000 Remodel Oakwood Pod 200,000 Phone System Upgrade 25,000 Jr High Air Conditioning 120,000 Upgrade High School Classrooms 750,000 ***TOTAL 2,785,000 Facility Improvements
Facility Needs BrianChadFredJodyJoy Grounds Maintenance Building 190,000111111 High School Security Cameras 25,000812113 Jr High Entrance Drive Thru 100,0003112131 Loading Zone Oakwood/Pioneer 130,00054736 East Addition to new Gym 250,000226348 Home Ec Rooms/Cabinets 125,000103111214 Football Field Improvements 250,0001221369 Pioneer Playground 110,00064675 Cafeteria/Gym Pioneer 450,00044524 Remodel Oakwood Pod 200,0001358810 Phone System Upgrade 25,000914102 Jr High Air Conditioning 120,0001169912 Upgrade High School Classrooms750,0007310513 Computer Lab/Two Classrooms 7 ***TOTAL 2,725,000 Board Rankings
PJHS incentive, BPA Other Fund Raisers Administrators directed to send fund raising requests to Board. Fund Raiser Approval Procedure
SCHOOL EMPLOYMENT LAW NEGOTIATIONS PRIVACY – DISCLOSURE AND DUTY TO REPORT ETHICS AND FAIR DEALING SEARCH AND SEIZURE BOARD BIAS AND CURRENT DECISIONS CURRENT ISSUES WITH SCHOOL DISTRICTS FROM IDAHO EDUCATION ASSOCIATION PERSPECTIVE FINANCE – NEW ISSUES INSURANCE – THE RISK OF EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES April 28 th & 29 th in Boise Education Law Institute for Trustees
A. Employees U, V, W, X, Y, Z Executive Session
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