Superintendent’s Board Room
Present: Chairperson Pam Fitzgiven, Judy Stockrahm, Loveida Ingram, Renee George, Paul Brewer, Superintendent Jerry Guess, and Dr. Janice Warren
Motion to accept January minutes was made by Ingram; seconded by Brewer; Motion carried.
Motion to accept December minutes was made by Ingram; seconded by Dr. Warren; Motion carried.
Chairperson Fitzgiven shared that the law requires a 9 weeks to have no less than 40 days and no more than 50 days. She also shared that the law allows school districts to offer up to 12 hours (2 days) of classroom prep. time prior to the first reporting day of students. The Committee discussed a the following options for the 2015-2016 school calendar:
The Superintendent would not agree to 2 days of Classroom Prep stating he wasn’t sure what kind of Staff Development was planned for teachers that week. He did agree to 1 ½ days of Classroom Prep. (9 hours of PD credit).
Motion to accept the 2015-2016 school calendar with the following changes was made by Superintendent Guess; seconded by Renee George; Motion carried unanimously:
Chairperson Pam Fitzgiven
Superintendent Jerry Guess
Dr. Janice Warren
Chairperson Fitzgiven asked how the Jacksonville students would be affected. Dr. Warren stated for the 2015-2016 school year, the program would still exist. After that, it would be up to the new Jacksonville school district.
Minutes Submitted by Judy Stockrahm, Secretary Certified PPC