December 9th, 2013 Video Agenda

Board of Education Muscatine Community School District

Monday, December 9, 2013 Meeting Location: City Hall Council Chambers

Time: 7 p.m.



I. Roll Call and Determination of Quorum     Video Link

II. Recite Pledge of Allegiance

III. Welcome to Visitors and Media Representatives and Introduction

IV. Citizens Speak

V. Student Council Report      Video Link 

VI. Consent Agenda**    Video Link

The following items are considered to be routine by the Board of Education and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Director so requests, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence from the agenda.

A. Minutes (VII-­‐A-­‐1-­‐a) (p. 6)

B. Bills and Claims (VII-­‐A-­‐2-­‐a) (p. 10)

C. Personnel Recommendations (VII-­‐A-­‐3-­‐a) (p. 12)

D. Field Trips (VII-­‐A-­‐3-­‐b) (p. 13)


VII. Board Goals

 A. Action/Possible Action

 1. Board Goal: Communication

 a. Approval of the minutes of the November 11, 2013 Regular Session – action** (p. 6)

b. Approve the Design Development of Jefferson Elementary – action     Video Link – Large File

 2. Board Goal: Financial Solvency

 a. Approval of Bills and Claims – action** (p. 10)

  3. Board Goal: Improving both Graduation Rate and Post-­‐Secondary Success of our Students

 a. Personnel Recommendations – action** (p. 12)

b. Field Trips – action** (p. 13)

~MHS Model UN to Haarlem Model United Nations 2014 in Haarlem, Netherlands on March 31-­‐April 6, 2014 as submitted by Rachel Hansen and Andrea Wilford.

 B. Discussion and Information

 1. Board Goal: Communication

a. Second Reading on Policies:     Video Link

201.08  Board Vacancies (p. 18)
202.03  Vice President of the Board (p. 19)
202.5    Treasurer of the Board (p. 20)
202.6    Student Rep to the Board (p. 21)
203.1     Development and Formulation of Board Policy (p. 22)
203.2    Adoption of Policy (p. 23)
203.06  Temporary Committees of the Board (p. 24)
203.09  Conflicts of Interest of the Board (p. 25)
204.04  Closed Sessions of the Board (p. 26)
205.02  Membership in State & National Associations (p. 28)
402.02  Non-­‐Discrimination of Employees (p. 29)
900.05  Visitation of Students, Adults, Parents, etc. to MCSD (p. 30)
900.05  AP Classroom Observers Who Are Not Family Members of Enrolled Student (p. 31)
900.07  Outside Resource People (p. 32)

b. Board Goal Setting     Video Link

c. Superintendent’s Evaluation Instrument     Video Link

 2. Board Goal: Financial Solvency

 a. November Financials (p. 34)       Video Link

 b. Negotiations Schedule     Video Link

 3. Board Goal: Improving both Graduation Rate and Post-­‐Secondary Success of Our Students

 a. 90-­‐90-­‐90 Conference Update (p. 55)      Video Link – Large File

 b. AppliTrack (p. 57)     Video Link

 c. Teacher Leadership Compensation Project     Video Link

 d. Agreement with EICC and Quad Cities Career Connections Program (p. 59)     Video Link

 e. Secondary Education Update     Video Link – Very Large File

 VIII. Announcements/Meetings/Events:     Video Link

 December 10, 2013 Closed Session for Superintendent’s Evaluation – 5 p.m. – Admin Ctr.

December 20, 2013 Last day of 1st Semester (full school day)

December 23-­‐31,2013 NO SCHOOL – Holiday Break

January 1-­‐5, 2014 NO SCHOOL – Holiday Break

January 6, 2014 NO SCHOOL – Teacher Professional Development

January 7, 2014 First Day of Second Semester

 IX.  Adjourn     Video Link