Meeting Minutes, Tuesday, 10 May 2011

3:15 p.m. Ė Room 113, FA


Committee Members Present: Donna Bushey, Steve Dupree, Kitty Eldridge, Kathy LaBare, Helen Martin, Jackie McCarthy


Committee Absent: Jack Cummings, Keely Dunshee, Katie Dupree, Laura Hunter, Victoria Karleskent, Carol Van Riper


Meeting called to order by Jackie McCarthy at 3:19p.m.


Minutes of 8 February 2011 were approved.


Shareholder Reports

††††††††††† Davis

††††††††††† -Beauty and the Beast Storytellers visited on 28 and 29 April

††††††††††† -Grandparentís Day Celebration on 7 May

††††††††††† -Ongoing field trips and annual meetings

††††††††††† -20 Red Cat voice amplification systems distributed

††††††††††† -PTA Movie Night on 13 May

††††††††††† -DIBELS testing on 31 May

††††††††††† -More 6 Traits Writing Books received


††††††††††† Flanders


††††††††††† St. Josephís


††††††††††† Middle School

††††††††††† -Construction is on time

††††††††††† -Classes have begun moving for construction

††††††††††† -8th graders done early due to Regents Testing, therefore awards early on 10 June

††††††††††† -8th grades to Ausable Chasm on 20 and 21 June

††††††††††† -New schedule approved for math and ELA 1 hour


††††††††††† Middle School Student


††††††††††† Franklin Academy


††††††††††† Franklin Academy student


††††††††††† BOE

††††††††††† -BUDGET, 4.96% increase

††††††††††† -Public hearing tonight, vote next Tuesday

††††††††††† -4 candidates for 2 positions

††††††††††† -Display of K-12 work at vote

††††††††††† -Nice tour of St. Joeís changes


††††††††††† CSEA

††††††††††† -Impasse at negotiations


††††††††††† MAA


††††††††††† MFT

††††††††††† -Recognized secretaries, teachers, and transportation personnel

††††††††††† -Collected money for Clark family

††††††††††† -Family bowling afternoon is postponed

††††††††††† -Scholarship applications available

††††††††††† -Mary Carr attended regional APPR meeting, local hasnít met yet


††††††††††† Parent


††††††††††† Superintendent

††††††††††† -Finalized BOCES intent to participate

††††††††††† -FAST FOREWORD licenses increased for next year

††††††††††† -IT purchases include smart boards, wireless, and Discovery video

††††††††††† -NERIC and BOCES tech meeting 27 April and 26 May


Old Business

-Perception Survey

††††††††††† -Multiple surveys equal lower prices

††††††††††† -Need achievement data not perception

††††††††††† -If buildings wish to poll (questionnaire) feel free, no formal survey this year


-Comprehensive Strategic Instructional Plan

††††††††††† -BOE updated on paper

††††††††††† -Formative and summative assessments

††††††††††† -ELA progress ahead


- Scheduling of Elementary Social Studies and Science

††††††††††† -Schedules changing all over

††††††††††† -Not the right time for recommendation


-New Business-



-Next DWSIC meeting 9 September at FA Room 113, 3:15 p.m.


Meeting adjourned by Jackie McCarthy at 4:03 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Melissa J. Smith

St. Josephís Community School