DISTRICT WIDE SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE

Meeting Minutes, Tuesday, 8 November 2011

3:15 p.m. Room 157 FA

 

Committee Members Present: Steve Dupree, Jerry Griffin, Caralee Kardash, Heather Hans, Jackie McCarthy, Carol Van Riper

 

Committee Absent: Keely Dunshee, Kitty Eldridge, Helen Martin, Darcy Rabideau

 

Meeting called to order by Jerry Griffin at 2:52p.m.

 

Minutes of 11 October 2011 were approved.

 

Shareholder Reports

Davis

-Staff meetings held

-Fountas and Pinnell testing done building wide

Flanders

-Working on goals, meeting next Wednesday

-New playground equipment installed

-Building wide Fountas and Pinnell testing completed

 

St. Josephs

-Goals are formed

-All dates set in calendar for year

-Holding a food drive

-Fountas and Pinnell testing ongoing for about another 2 weeks

 

Middle School

Middle School Student

 

Franklin Academy

-Planned January regents week

 

Franklin Academy student

 

BOE

-No commitment on Reconfiguration yet, decision by end of November

 

CSEA

-Negotiations are ongoing

 

MAA

 


MFT

-Developing a points system for active members

 

Parent

 

Superintendent

-Reconfiguration meeting with MFT officers

-Reviewing district agreement on transfers

-Meeting Thursday to predict where problems may occur

-Hoping to take a traveling show to elementary buildings

Old Business

-Reconfiguration:

-Hoping to get staffing issues out of the way in the fall

-Residual issues handled in the spring (supplies and equipment)

-Wish to compile a list of positions available in each building

-Factors include impending retirements, financials, and limited certifications

 

New Business

 

 

 

 

Other

-Next DWSIC meeting 13 December at FA Room 157, 2:45 p.m.

 

Meeting adjourned by Jerry Griffin at 3:17 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Melissa J. Smith

St. Josephs Community School

518-483-7806

mjsmith@malonecsd.org