MSAD 75 Board CIA (Curriculum Instruction Assessment) Committee meeting

Event Location

Mt. Arararat High School Rm. 88

M.S.A.D. No. 75 Mission Statement:  The four communities of Maine School Administrative District No. 75 are united in our dedication to develop confident, fluent learners, critical thinkers and creative contributors to our society. __________________________________________________________________

{Printed copies are duplex printed on both sides of the paper.}        

Thursday, September 14, 2023

6:30 p.m.

Regular Meeting – Board of Directors

 

            Mt. Ararat High School Forum (Enter via Door 6 near the gym.)

Livestream link available via District Webpage or Facebook page

                                                           

5:00—6:30 p.m.

Board CIA (Curriculum Instruction Assessment) Committee meeting

Room 088 – Mt. Ararat High School

 

6:30 p.m.

Board of Directors meeting – Forum – Mt.  Ararat High School

Livestream link available via District Webpage or Facebook page

 

AGENDA

 

1.                     Call to order and roll call

 

2.                     Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

                       

    1.                   To consider action relative to additions or adjustments to the agenda

 

    1.                   To ask for comments from the audience

 

    1.                   Recognitions and acknowledgements:

           

√         Moment of silence in memory of the 22nd commemoration of 9-11

 

√         Moment of silence in memory of Andreaska Jeffcoats, teacher at Mt. Ararat Middle School 2020-22

 

√         A huge “shout-out” to everyone who contributed to the successful opening of the 2023-24 school year – Facilities Department, custodians and grounds staff, Transportation Department personnel, Food Service employees, paraprofessionals, administrative assistants on all levels, teachers and administrators, and District Office staff

 

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√         Musical performances at August 22nd “welcome back” to District staff:

 

String Tide (Chris Lajoie, David Olsen-Petrowski, and Trevor Peterson)

 

Alexis Creighton, rising 6th grader at Mt. Ararat Middle School, for her performance of “Saved my Life” by Andy Grammer

 

√          Congratulations to Mt. Ararat High School Field Hockey Program for a successful Drive out Cancer Tournament on Saturday, August 26, 2023

 

√         Acknowledge donation of $500 from the parent of a middle school student to support Middle School Team Kennebec’s field trip fundraising, and in accordance with Board Policy KH, to accept said donation in the amount of $500

 

√         Acknowledge Brandy Robertson’s donation of seven copies (one to each District Learning Commons) of A Princess Heart by Janine Salevsky, and in accordance with Board Policy KH to accept the seven copies of  

A Princess Heart

 

√         Acknowledge receipt of a bequest from the estate of Hildegarde deVermandois Brewster Bird in the amount of $6,512.46 to Harpswell Community School, and in accordance with Board Policy KH, to accept this bequest in the amount of $6,512.46

 

    1.                   Board announcements and correspondence

 

3.5                  To hear a report from student representatives to the Board of Directors

 

4.                    To consider action relative to approving as printed the minutes of recent meetings of the Board of Directors, as follows:

 

            √             August 10, 2023, regular Board meeting

 

√             August 17, 2023, Board workshop {paper copies of this set are printed on colored paper}

 

5.                     OLD BUSINESS:

 

5.1                   To consider the revision of previously-issued administrative contracts for MSAD No. 75 Principals and Assistant Principals

 

 

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6.1                  To consider action to appoint professional staff, as follows:

 

6.1a                To consider action to appoint Mary Arndt to a position of one-year Kindergarten teacher at Woodside Elementary School, at Master’s, Step P,                                    for the 2023-24 academic year (prorated and retroactive to September 1, 2023)

 

6.1b                To consider action to appoint Brenda Beeckel to a position of one-year Kindergarten teacher at Williams-Cone School, at Master’s, Step S, for the 2023-24 academic year (prorated and retroactive to September 1, 2023)    

 

6.1c                 To consider action to appoint Amanda Johnson to an administrative contract to the position of MSAD No. 75 Food Services Director at an annual salary of $75,000 (prorated and retroactive to a start date of September 11, 2023)

 

6.1d                To consider action to appoint Linda Hildonen to a position of Special Education teacher at Mt. Ararat Middle School, at Bachelor’s+15, Step C (prorated to an effective start date of September 15, 2023) for the 2023-24 academic year

           

6.2                  Presentation by Chris Hoffman on the receipt of NEASC’s notification to Mt. Ararat High School following its recent Five-Year Progress Report submission

 

6.3                  To consider action to transfer $65,000 from Equipment Cap Software Facilities DW (1000-0000-2620-7350-0000-0000-900) to Equipment Capitalized Other Facilities DW (10000-0000-2620-7390-0000-0000-900)

 

6.4                  To consider action to approve the purchase of three (3) buses

 

6.5                  To consider a proposed job description of Mechanic’s Apprentice and a proposed change in the job description of Accountant to Bookkeeper/Accountant    

6.6                  To consider action to give direction to the MSAD No. 75 Delegates to the MSBA Delegate Assembly regarding the proposed 2023 MSBA resolutions and change to the Constitution and by-laws

 

6.7                  To consider action to create a standing Transportation Committee

 

6.8                  To consider action to appoint members to the Transportation Committee

 

6.9                  To discuss the structure and membership of the two Negotiations Committees

 

6.10                To discuss revising and consolidating Committee schedules so they fall on non-                          Board meeting Thursdays

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6.11                 To discuss Board member use of email

 

6.12                To consider approval of a request to create a .5 FTE position of RTI teacher for

                        Harpswell Community School

 

7.                     COMMITTEE REPORTS AND BOARD CHAIR’S REPORT:

 

            √         Chair’s report

 

            √         August 17th Board workshop

 

√         Board goals

 

√         Matrix of 2023-24 Board-related events

           

7.1                   August 21st & September 5th Cooperative Board meetings 

 

7.2                  August 29th Finance Committee meeting

 

7.3                  August 6th Policy Committee meetings

&

7.3a                To consider action on any recommendations coming from this report

 

7.4                  September 7th Facilities Committee meeting

&

7.4a                To consider action on any recommendations coming from this report

                       

7.5                  September 14th CIA Committee meeting

&

7.5a                To consider action on any recommendations coming from this report

 

8.                    SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT:

 

8.1                   Resignations/retirements

 

            √         Jennifer Nelson, Special Education teacher, Bowdoin Central School

                        {resignation}

 

√         Suyapa Yost, Paraprofessional, Mt. Ararat Middle School

            {resignation}

 

√         Rose Antoneccia, Paraprofessional, Mt. Ararat Middle School

            {resignation}

 

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8.2                  Interim Superintendent’s update

 

√         Opening day enrollments 

 

√         Opening of new school year

 

√         Update on RFP’s for audit services 

 

√         Update on vacancies and staffing

  • Woodside School Nurse 

 

√         McKinney-Vento grant 

 

9.                    CALENDAR/ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

{Events listed include dates of the period of September 13th through end of the month of September.}

 

September 13, 2023

Mental Health Committee 3-4:30 p.m.

Via Zoom

 

September 14, 2023

CIA Committee 5-6:30 p.m.

Room 088 Mt. Ararat High School

 

September 14, 2023

Regular meeting Board of Directors 6:30 p.m.

Forum Mt. Ararat High School

 

September 19, 2023

Board Management 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Superintendent’s Office

 

September 19, 2023

Board Finance Committee meeting 6-8:00 p.m.

Forum Mt. Ararat High School

 

September 20, 2023

District Safety meeting 3:45-5:00 p.m.

District Office Conference Room

 

September 20, 2023

Board Finance Committee 6-8:00 p.m.

Forum Mt. Ararat High School

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September 28, 2023

Board Policy Committee 5-6:30 p.m.

Room 088 Mt. Ararat High School

 

September 28, 2023

Regular meeting Board of Directors 6:30 p.m.

Forum Mt. Ararat High School

               

10.                  ADJOURNMENT

 

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