Oct. 4, 2018 Minutes

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 833
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

Unofficial Clerk's Minutes
October 4, 2018

1.0 Call to Order; Roll Call
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a meeting of the School Board of Independent School District 833, South Washington County, was held on Thursday, October 4, 2018. The meeting was called to order by Chair Tracy Brunnette, at 6:30pm at the District Service Center, located at 7362 East Point Douglas Road South, Cottage Grove, Minnesota. School Board Members present were: Tracy Brunnette, Heather Hirsch, Ron Kath, Katie Schwartz, Sharon Van Leer and Michelle Witte. Pat Driscoll was absent. Superintendent Keith Jacobus was present. 

2.0 Pledge of Allegiance

3.0 Approval of Agenda
It was moved by Sharon Van Leer to approve the agenda. Seconded by Katie Schwartz. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried. 

4.0 District Highlights: Agenda item scheduled for the October 17, 2018 meeting.

5.0 Public Comment: Agenda item scheduled for the October 17, 2018 meeting.
6.0 Consent Items:

6.1 Approval of Retirements, Resignations and Terminations
6.2 Approval of Leaves of Absence
6.3 Approval of New Employees/Change of Status
6.4 Approval of Extended Field Trips
6.5 Approval of City of Cottage Grove SRO Agreement
It was moved by Sharon Van Leer to approve the consent agenda. Seconded by Katie Schwartz. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried. 

7.0 Workshop Items:

7.1 Elementary Mathematics Update Kelly Jansen, Director of Teaching and Learning Services
7.1 PPT
Presented by Kelly Jansen, Director of Teaching & Learning Services and Stacey Benz, Elementary Curriculum Coordinator. They reviewed the new Bridges Math Curriculum. 

7.2 Elementary Standards Based Instruction Kelly Jansen, Director of Teaching and Learning Services Brian Boothe, Director of Professional Development & Accountability
K Progress Report
1st Grade Progress Report
2nd Grade Progress Report
3rd Grade Progress Report
4th Grade Progress Report
5th Grade Progress Report
4th Grade Parent Info
Presented by Kelly Jansen, Director of Teaching and Learning Services and Brian Boothe, Director of Professional Development & Accountability. They reviewed the current standards and grading for each of the elementary grades. 

8.0 Information Items:

8.1 Showcase Our Schools – Pullman Elementary School and Woodbury High School Ed Ross, Pullman Principal Sarah Sorenson-Wagner, Woodbury High School Principal
8.1 PPT
They shared things they do at each school to personalize learning with their students and families.  

9.0 Discussion Items: None.

10.0 Action Items:

10.1 Approval of Open Enrollment & IDT Parameters Mike Johnson & Julie Nielsen, Assistant Superintendents
It was moved by Sharon Van Leer, seconded by Katie Schwartz to approve the parameters. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried. 

10.2 Approval of Sale of GO School Building Refunding Bond Series 2018B Dan Pyan, Director of Finance
10.2 Resolution
10.2 Day of Sale Report
Mr. Pyan and Jodie Zespaugh from Ehlers presented. It was moved by Ron Kath seconded by Sharon Van Leer to approve the Sale of Bonds. Tracy Brunnette, Heather Hirsch, Ron Kath, Katie Schwartz, Sharon Van Leer & Michelle Witte voted in favor. Pat Driscoll was absent. None opposed, motion carried. 

11.0 Reports and Comments:

11.1 Superintendent’s Report
Dr. Jacobus highlighted the OMS grand opening and the safety & security grant funds received. 

11.2 School Board Member Reports
Several Board Members attended the OMS Grand Opening. Katie Schwartz attended School Communicators and the NE Metro 916 Board Meeting & Volunteered at OMS to hand out student planners. Sharon Van Leer met with Kristine and Kevin regarding inclusion, culture and climate. Michelle Witte attended the East Metro Robotics competition & AMSD Legislative committee. Pat Driscoll wasn’t present, however Tracy read her report, Pat attended AMSD, Phase 3 & 4 training with MSBA & the WHS Fall awards ceremony. 

12.0 Future Meeting Dates:

12.1 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)
12.2 November 1, 2018 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)

13.0 Adjournment
The meeting adjourned at 8:06pm.