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Decatur School District 61 Board met July 23

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 2, 2019

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Decatur School District 61 Board met July 23.

Here is the agenda provided by the board:

Strategic Plan Mission:

The mission of Decatur Public Schools, the destination district of our community, is to unlock students’ unique and limitless potential to achieve their personal aspirations as fully prepared, contributing citizens in a global society through learning experiences distinguished by:

 commitment to the whole person resulting in student growth and confidence

 relevant, innovative, personalized academic pathways that promote passion and pride

 a learning environment that fosters curiosity and the thirst for achievement and discovery

 a culture of diversity, adaptability, and resilience

 meaningful and lasting relationships

 extraordinary school and community connections

The Board of Education Parameters that Guide Our Work:

 We will make decisions in the best interest of all students.

 We will treat all people with dignity and respect.

 We will seek input and collaboration throughout our diverse community.

 We will practice responsible stewardship of all our resources.

IO 1.0 CALL TO ORDER – CALL FOR EXECUTIVE SESSION

The Board of Education will meet in Closed Executive Session to discuss the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the public body and security procedures, school building safety and security, and the use of personnel and equipment to respond to an actual, a threatened, or a reasonably potential danger to the safety of employees, students, staff, the public, or public property, the purchase or lease of real (estate) property for the use of the public body, and discussion of collective negotiating matters between the Board and representatives of its employees.

Roll Call

AI 2.0 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

AI 3.0 APPROVAL OF AGENDA, JULY 23, 2019

IO 4.0  Identify oneself and be brief.

 Comments should be limited to 3 minutes.

DI 5.0 BOARD AND/OR OTHER COMMITTEE REPORTS

 Discipline Action

 Schedule B

 Finance

 DPS Foundation

 Policies

 Human Resources

 Naming

 Joint – City, DPS 61 and Park District

BOARD DISCUSSION

IO 6.0 SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

A. 2018-2019 Balanced Scorecard End of the Year Report

B. 2019-2020 Balanced Scorecard

AI 7.0 ROLL CALL ACTION ITEMS

A. Personnel Action Items (S4)

B. Salary Adjustments for Macon-Piatt Special Education District Administrators (S4)

C. Superintendent of Schools 2019-2020 Balanced Scorecard

 Goals for Decatur Public School District 61

D. Award Furnishings for Stephen Decatur Middle School (Fund 60) (S1)

 Classroom, Library and Commons

E. Award Furnishings for Stephen Decatur Middle School (Fund 10) (S1)

 Cafeteria and Equipment

F. Project Labor Agreement (PLA) between Decatur Public School District 61 and the Decatur Building Construction Trades Council and AFL-CIO

AI 8.0 CONSENT ITEMS

A. Minutes: Open/Closed Meetings July 09, 2019

B. Financial Conditions Report

C. Treasurer’s Report

D. Stephen Decatur Middle School Technology-Project-based Learning (PBL) Space (S1)

E. Accepting a Gift from Bob Brady Dodge (S5)

F. Job Descriptions (S1):

1) Middle School Band, Orchestra and Vocal Directors

2) Middle School Basketball Coach

3) Middle School Volleyball Coach

4) High School Band, Orchestra and Vocal Directors

5) Scholastic Bowl Advisor (Middle School and High School)

6) Student Council Advisor (Middle School and High School)

IO 9.0 IMPORTANT DATES

July 23 & 24 Registration for the ENTIRE District – 10:30 AM to 7:00 PM

Please register at your home school

August 2–4 Decatur Celebration! Please Visit the DPS Booth!

8 Middle and High School Sports Physicals at EHS

– 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

– For More Information Please Call EHS (217) 362-3100

– Please note: All 9th Grade Students Require a School Physical

12 Middle and High School Sports Physicals at MHS

– 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

– For More Information Please Call MHS (217) 362-3150

– Please note: All 9th Grade Students Require a School Physical

12 First Official Teacher Work Day for the 2019-2020 School Year

13 Teacher Work Day and Building Meeting Day

13 Elementary and K-8 Building Open Houses

– 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

14 First Day of Student Attendance for the 2019-2020 School Year 19 Middle School Open Houses

– 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM 26 High School Open Houses

– 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Please contact your home school for additional Open House information

NEXT MEETING

The public portion of the next regular meeting of the Board of Education will be at 6:30 PM, Tuesday, August 06, 2019 in the 1st Floor Board Room at the Keil Administration Building.

10.0 ADJOURNMENT

https://www.dps61.org/site/handlers/filedownload.ashx?moduleinstanceid=20295&dataid=22392&FileName=July%2023%202019%20Open%20Session%20Packet2%20-%20Web.pdf

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