Board of Education Information
Board of Education Committees (2011-12)

Board of Education Committee Structure

Committees at a Glance

BOE Committees

 

Community Engagement & Outreach

 

Excellence & Equity

 

Finance, Facilities & Technology

 

Policy & Monitoring

 

 

Board of Education Meeting Dates

When do committees meet?

§  September 19, 2011

§  October 17, 2011

§  November 21, 2011
§  December 5, 2011 (Special)

§  December 19, 2011

§  January 11, 2012 (State of the District)

§  January 18, 2012

§  February 22, 2012

§  March 19, 2012

§  April 23, 2012 (Reorganization)

§  May 14, 2012

§  June 18, 2012

All meetings will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the district office in the meeting room. Click here to view Board of Education agendas.

Committees generally meet once a month or more if necessary.  Click on the committee links below to the view the meeting schedules.

District Goals (Approved September 19, 2011)

Board Goals  -  (Approved October 17, 2011)

Annual Agenda

 

Committee Charges, Meeting Schedules, Agendas, Meeting Notes

Community Engagement & Outreach

Committee Charge

1) review and revision of District goals related to District communications

2) monitoring of the District’s achievement of the District communication goals,

3) review and revision of its own goals related to communications, and

4) achievement of its own communication goals.  To this end, the Committee will, with the support of the Superintendent:

 

·         Present to the Board for consideration potential revisions to District and Board goals related to District and Board communications with parents, students, staff and community members

·         Present to the Board for consideration potential strategies for the Board to achieve its communication goals

·         Provide leadership on the Board to ensure that the Board’s own communications goals are achieved

Ensure that objective information is presented to the Board to enable the Board to monitor the District’s achievement of District’s communications goals.
 
Work Plan, Meeting Schedule, Agendas and Meeting Notes are available on the Committee Page. 
 

Excellence & Equity

Committee Charge 

To facilitate the monitoring of the district’s efforts to achieve excellence and equity across the district by providing students with rigorous academic opportunities that prepare them for college and career readiness and ensure that academic outcomes are not correlated to demographics.

To accomplish this, the Excellence and Equity Committee will:

Work with the superintendent to prepare for a review by the full Board information about curriculum, instructional programs assessment, professional development student achievement and academic placement;

Facilitate the Board’s review of the District’s curriculum revision model and plan for long and short term issues and a schedule of review;

Work with the superintendent to evaluate current curriculum and practices to identify areas of opportunity for greater student involvement and improved student access to be reviewed by the full Board;

Facilitate the Board’s monitoring of curriculum implementation and assist the Board to identify what the BOE would like included in a specific monitoring report and a timeframe in which they should be presented to the full Board to monitor progress toward district’s goals;

Accept and address other business referred to the Committee by the Board.

Work Plan, Meeting Schedule, Agendas and Meeting Notes are available on the Committee Page.

Finance, Facilities & Technology

Committee Charge

To serve in a steering role with regard to 2012-13 budget planning and passage by:

·         Working with the Superintendent to develop the budget calendar and engaging the full Board in establishing budget priorities aligned to the 2011-12 adopted district goals in line with appropriate revenue estimates;

·         Working with the Superintendent to engage the Board of School Estimate at an early stage and on an ongoing basis as described in the Superintendent’s March 2011 memorandum;

·         Working with the Superintendent to develop criteria for immediate and long-term budget priorities in line with district goals in recognition of our constrained budget environment ;

·         Requesting of the Superintendent, on the Board’s behalf, analyses, presentations and monitoring reports focusing on the budget priorities or other topics related to the budget, including, but not limited to, a three-year financial projection to guide both the 2012-13 and long-range budget planning processes;

·         Working with the Superintendent to ensure that the analyses to project revenues, expenditures, savings and other data that will influence the budget are understandably and accurately presented to the public in a timely manner to maximize public engagement in the budget process;

·         Working with the Superintendent to manage the budget approval process with the full Board, Board of School Estimate and the general public;

·         Working with the Superintendent to ensure budget-related line items and bonding levels are appropriate to address the district's facilities’ needs, are fiscally responsible and are aligned to district goals and policies;

·         Updating the Board of School Estimate on the progress of district facility projects;

·         Accepting and addressing other business referred to the Committee by the Board.

 

In regard to facilities and technology, serve in the following roles:

·         Working with the superintendent to establish a reporting tool and standards by which to monitor and communicate the status of all district real properties, their cleanliness, maintenance, capital improvements and safety;

·         Working with the superintendent to recommend to the Board those priorities, actions and budgets necessary for the proper care and maintenance of district properties to ensure an environment that supports educational excellence, both in the near and long term, and to preserve the community investment. This work shall include preparation for an extension of the Long Range Capital Plan for the next 10 years;

Working with the superintendent to recommend to the Board those priorities, actions and budgets necessary to provide a technology infrastructure that effectively supports instruction and administration for the 21st century.
Work Plan, Meeting Schedule, Agendas, and Meeting Notes are available on the Committee Page.
 

Policy & Monitoring

Committee Change

·         Develop, review and evaluate district policies for recommendation to the full Board to ensure consistency with district goals and state law and regulations.

 

·         With the advice of the Superintendent, the Policy and Monitoring Committee will set goals and expectations for the school system through the considered adoption of policies that guide the formulation and implementation of educational programs and the management operations.

 

·         Further, the charge of the committee is to ensure that all Board committees are operating in accordance to the Carver model of Policy Governance.

 

·         Finally, the charge of the committee is to ensure that monitoring reports presented to the full Board support the effective evaluation of progress towards District Goals.
 
 
Work Plan, Meeting Schedule, Agendas and Meeting Notes are available on the Committee Page.
 

 

 

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