Monday, February 20, 2012

Gwinn, Michigan – The regular meeting of the Board of Education, Gwinn Area Community Schools, will be held on Monday, February 20, 2012 in the Gwinn High School Library.

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:  6:30 P.M.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

1. Call to Order
2. Approval of Minutes
3. Approval of Agenda
4. Student of the Month
i. Gwinn Middle School
ii. Gwinn High School
5. Public Comment
6. Financial Report
a. Presentation of Claims
b. Financial Report
c. 2011-12 Budget Amendment
7. Committee Reports
a. Curriculum Committee
b. SEHAC Committee
c. Athletic Committee
8. Superintendent’s Report
a. District News
b. Board Update
c. Correspondence
9. Information
a. Principal’s Week
b. 2011-12 Teacher of the Year – Connie Sather
c. Presentation by Heather Hollands and Amy Laitinen – Holocaust Educators Network trip to Poland and Israel
d. SPED Update
10. New Business – Action
a. Set Special Board Meeting to Elect Board Officers
b. Resolution to Amend Board Policy to Change Board Member’s Term of Office
c. Wells Twsp. Transportation Services Agreement
d. MASB Data-Driven Strategic Planning
e. Approve Superintendent Evaluation Tool
f. Spanish Club 5K & 10K Cinco de Mayo Fundraiser
g. Approve Bid to Purchase Freezer
h. Request for Board Approved Travel
1. CADD Trip to Milwaukee, Wisconsin
i. Personnel
1. Resignation
i. Rebecca Crouse – LRE paraprofessional, KI Sawyer Elementary School,  effective date of resignation – January 25, 2012
j. Gifts & Donations
1. Donors Choose
a. $2,003.79 in various classroom supplies for Shannon Ruiz’s English and French classes at GHS
b. $789.01 in various classroom supplies for Amy Laitinen’s creative writing class at GHS
2. Negaunee Elks Lodge – dictionaries for each 3rd grade student, teacher, the office and library at Gilbert Elementary School
11. Adjourn

This meeting is a meeting of the Board of Education in public for the purpose of conducting the Gwinn Area Community School District’s business and is not to be considered a public community meeting.  There is a time for public participation during the meeting as indicated on the agenda.