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Grand Island School Board Agenda for Jan. 10, 2011

by jmaloni
Fri, Jan 7th 2011 02:00 pm

Grand Island School Board Agenda

Grand Island Central School District, 1100 Ransom Road

Board of Education

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Agenda - Monday, Jan. 10, 2011,

6:30 p.m. High School building tour, and Scholar Athletes

7 p.m. Public Session

 Middle School Little Theater

1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

2. Emergency Fire Exit Announcement

3. Cell Phones, Pagers and Computers Silenced

Dorothy Costanzo - Moment of Silence

Recognition

1. Good News

a. DECA Club: Neighbors Foundation

b. Middle School "Rachel's Challenge" Follow Up

c. 2011 NYS Athletic Administrator of the Year Award: Jon Roth

d. Holiday Music Programs

e. Miracle League

Voice of the People - Agenda Items Only

At this time, public comments are invited from those individuals who desire to address the Board of Education on any topic, which is on the agenda. Residents who have previously signed up to speak will be recognized by the President. When speaking, please identify yourself first. Speak clearly and loudly enough for everyone in the room to hear you. Speakers are requested to limit their remarks TO NOT MORE THAN THREE (3) MINUTES; to appoint a spokesperson if a concern is a group concern and, if necessary or desired, to supplement verbal presentations with written reports. Personal comments toward a member of the community, staff or Board of Education will not be considered appropriate.

Consent Agenda

1. Items for Approval

a. Board of Education Meeting Minutes

•12/13/10

b. Business & Finance

• Budget Transfers Over $5,000

c. Pupil Services

• Committee on Preschool Special Education Report

• 12/8/10, 12/15/10

•Committee on Special Education Report

•5/20/10, 10/12/10, 10/13/10, 10/19/10, 11/1/10, 11/2/10, 11/18/10, 11/22/10, 11/29/10, 11/30/10, 12/6/10, 12/7/10, 12/8/10, 12/9/10, 12/17/10, 12/21/10

d. Personnel

• Certified and School Related Personnel

Capital Project Planning

 1. Facility Advisory Committee

2. Construction Management Services Update

3. Track/Tennis Court Review

Business & Finance

1. For Information Only

a. Detail of Expenditures

b. Erie 1 BOCES Reserves Summary Report

c. Energy Curtailment Report/Payment - Summer 2010

2. For Approval

a. Donation - $5,000 to Grand Island Central School District

School District Budget

1. For Information Only

a. NYSPHSAA Contest Reductions

b. 2011 FICA Rate Change

c. 2011-12 Major Financial Impact Items

d. 2011-12 Regents State Aid Proposal

Curriculum

1. For Information Only

a. Teacher Evaluation Process/C. Danielson

b. Partnership for Assessment of College and Career Readiness (PARCC)

c. Universal Pre-kindergarten

d. RtI

e. Math Facilitators

f. MS Professional Development

g. NYSCATE

Superintendent's Report

1. Overview/Updates

a. District Parking Tags/Safety Update

b. Niagara Wheatfield Athletic Team Matter

c. Talking Phone Book/SuperPages

d. SED Teacher & Administrator Evaluation Update

e. Grand Island Foundation Review

f. Work Place Violence Review

g. High School Academic Planning Night Review

h. Grand Island Cable/Communications Advisory Board Survey

i. Just for Kids Afterschool Activities Cancellation

j. WNY Wealthiest Zip Codes

k. Island Sports Complex Bricks

Board President/BOE/Correspondence

1. Overview/Updates

a. ECASB "The Storm is Here" - January 8th, 8:30 am BOCES

b. LWV "Race To The Top: Hope or Flop" - January 20th, 7:00 pm

c. Regents/Commissioner Regional Meeting - January 27th, 5-8:00 pm

d. Recent Graduate Linkage Meeting Summary

e. NYSSBA Evaluation Workshop Report

Roundtable/Voice of the People - General Items

At this time, public comments are invited from those individuals who desire to address the Board of Education on any topic, which is not on the agenda. Residents who have previously signed up to speak will be recognized by the President. When speaking, please identify yourself first. Speak clearly and loudly enough for everyone in the room to hear you. Speakers are requested to limit their remarks TO NOT MORE THAN THREE (3) MINUTES; to appoint a spokesperson if a concern is a group concern and, if necessary or desired, to supplement verbal presentations with written reports. Personal comments toward a member of the community, staff or Board of Education will not be considered appropriate.

Future Events/Agenda Topics

1. Wednesday, January 12, 2011 Rotary IB Meeting 6:15 pm Buffalo Launch Club

2. Monday, January 24, 2011, Regular Meeting 7:00 pm MSLT

3. Monday, January 31, 2011, Budget Workshop 6:30 pm

4. Monday, February 14, 2011, Regular Meeting 7:00 pm MSLT

Executive Session

THE BOARD WILL CONSIDER A MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISCUSSING:

1. Collective Negotiations

2. Grievances/Arbitrations/I.L.P.

3. Proposed, Pending, Current Litigation

4. Employment/Employment History of Particular Persons or Matters Leading to the Appointment, Employment, Promotion, Demotion, Discipline, Suspension, Dismissal or Removal of a Particular Person

5. Confidential Student Matters

SHOULD THE BOARD APPROVE AN EXECUTIVE SESSION MOTION, IT IS EXPECTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY 45 MINUTES IN LENGTH.

Adjourn

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