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Upcoming Lewis-Palmer District 38 Meetings for August 2010

August 13, 2010

UPDATED 3:30pm 8-13-10 : The district announced the change in location and time for the August regular Board meeting and posted the agenda. The corrected information is below and the agenda is attached. (the previous post on these announcements is replaced by this post.)

Next week the District has two meetings scheduled (NOTE: there are many groups and committees that meet regularly throughout the school district – we encourage all to visit the district website and become involved in areas specific to your interest.) :

The District Accountability Advisory Committee (DAAC) will meet:

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

7:00pm – 8:30pm

Lewis-Palmer Administration
146 Jefferson Street N
Monument, CO 80132

Learning Center (downstairs)

From the DAAC page on the Board of Education’s district website page:

The District Accountability Advisory Committee (DAAC) usually meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 P.M. in the District Administration building Learning Center as well as other locations throughout the district.  Meetings are open to the public.

Visit the DAAC Folder to view the committee’s charter, agendas, meeting minutes and subcommittees information.

The Lewis-Palmer Board of Education will hold its first regular Board meeting of the school year:

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

6:30pm

Bear Creek Elementary School
1330 Creekside Drive
Monument, CO 80132

cafeteria/commons area

Here is the agenda posted to the District website:

AGENDA
LEWIS-PALMER BOARD OF EDUCATION
THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2010

6:30 pm
Bear Creek Elementary School

Our Mission:

  • Lewis-Palmer School District is an educational community ensuring achievement reflects the greatest potential of every student.

Our Vision For:

  • Student Learning: A Solid Foundation – Mastery of core subjects, which will provide a strong foundation and prepare students to thrive in post-secondary educational pursuits, career preparation, and/or the workplace.
  • The Whole Child: Skills for the 21st Century – A learning environment which interweaves student learning with a focus on the whole child – mind, heart, body, and spirit.
  • Community Engagement: Collaboration & Service to Others – LPSD engages community members and families to build a mutually-supportive home-school-community culture that enhances quality of life for all involved.

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At 5:00 pm, the Board of Education will tour the Bear Creek Elementary School facility.
At 5:30 pm, the Board will hold an informal ‘get-acquainted’ reception with District administrators in the BCES media center.
The regular business meeting will begin at 6:30 pm in the school cafeteria/commons area.
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A. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

B. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

C. ANNOUNCEMENT OF LOCATION OF CITIZENS’ COMMENTS SIGN-UP SHEET
Members of the public who desire to address the Board on any topic related to Board work are welcome to do so. Speakers will be asked to limit their remarks to not more than 3 minutes and to appoint a spokesperson if the topic is a group concern.
D. ADDITIONS TO/APPROVAL OF AGENDA

E. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS AND CITIZENS’ COMMENTS

  1. Recognition of visitors
  2. Citizens’ comments and dialogue with Board members

F. BOARD DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS

  1. Discuss revisions to student/staff internet policies
  2. Discuss DAAC (District Accountability Advisory Committee) charge for 2010-11
  3. Discuss Adopt-a-Class Program
  4. Consider/approve appointment of licensed staff
  5. Consider/approve CASB (Colorado Association of School Boards) resolution opposing Amendments 60 and 61, and Proposition 101
  6. Consider/approve refinancing of Big Red leases
  7. Discuss/review guiding principles for Board of Education
  8. Discuss plans for September Board of Education meeting

G. INFORMATION ITEMS

  1. Assessment update
  2. Enrollment update
  3. Dashboard
  4. Superintendent’s update
  5. Board member comments

H. CONSIDER/APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA
Consent Agenda items are routine matters that usually do not require discussion prior to Board approval.

  1. Minutes of special meetings held on July 15 and 29, 2010, and August 5, 2010
  2. Resignations/retirements of licensed staff
  3. Requests for approval of Transitional Retirement Incentive Plan
  4. Requests for leaves of absence
  5. Resignations/retirements/terminations of support staff
  6. Appointment of support staff
  7. Initial list of substitute teachers for 2010-11
  8. Initial list of substitute support staff for 2010-11
  9. Special Education contract(s)
  10. Items requiring board signature Contracts and other items costing $25,000 or more which require board approval.
  11. Routine, cash in-lieu-of, land use requests
  12. Claims and investments/monthly budget summary

I. ADJOURNMENT/EXECUTIVE SESSION
Following the regular meeting, the Board will convene in Executive Session to discuss matters of personnel and to consider the next step in an employee grievance matter, as allowed by CRS 24-6-402(f)(I).

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