Waitsfield School Mission

  • Support students in achievement of high academic standards; we believe that all students can master challenging academic material and we expect them to do so.
  • Foster a safe, comfortable and challenging learning environment; help teach children respect for themselves and others, and teach them to accept responsibility for their actions.
  • Enhance global awareness and acceptance of diversity.

 

 


Waitsfield Elementary Board of School Directors

August 20, 2015  Meeting Agenda

4:30 p.m. Waitsfield School Library

 

 

4:30 p.m. CALL TO ORDER

4:31  Additions and Edits to Agenda

 

DISCUSSION

4:32 Board Member Training

-       Roles & Responsibilities

-       Open Meeting Law

-       Public Complaints Process

-       Role in Hiring

 

5:15 Identify Priorities for 2015-2016 School Board work

1. Identify work “in progress” for WES, WWSU, VT and beyond.

 

   Topic

Status

Known dates/work for 2015-2016

 

Act 46

 

 

 

Act 77 (Personalization, Flexible Pathways)

 

 

 

Vermont Education Quality Standards (Proficiency-based graduation expectations)

 

 

 

Contract Negotiations

 

 

 

Community Engagement Great Schools Partnership

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

School Board work calendar

          2015-2016 School Board Work Calendar

 

B. Reviewing “The Essential Work of School Boards”, identify maximum of 3 areas of focus for 2015- 2015

For each priority identified, consider how to best accomplish that priority.

 

Priority Area

Action Step

Resources/ information needed

Timeline

Success Measure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Recess for Dinner

 

6:35   Audience  and Written Communication

6:40   Letter to the community

6:50   Consideration of Annual School Meeting options

                  Email communication from town appointed group exploring town meeting options

 

                   ACTION

7:00  Approval of June 8, 2015 meeting minutes

              June 8, 2015 Draft Meeting Minutes

7:05  Approve Board Order

 

REPORTS

7:10  Principal’s report

7:20  Washington West Representative report

7:25  Superintendent’s report

 

Executive Session, if requested by Board Chair or Administration

 

ADJOURNMENT


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Our School Mission

  • Support students in achievement of high academic standards; we believe that all students can master challenging academic material and we expect them to do so.
  • Foster a safe, comfortable and challenging learning environment; help teach children respect for themselves and others, and teach them to accept responsibility for their actions.
  • Enhance global awareness and acceptance of diversity.