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    October 18, 2017 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 10/13/2017

    Agenda FINAL
    Regular Legislative Session
    October 18, 4:15 p.m.

    Board of Directors
    2445 – 3rd Avenue South
    Seattle, Washington 98134
    206-252-0040
    www.seattleschools.org


    I. Call to Order - 4:15 p.m.

    1. General Welcome Announcement to Audience
    2. Roll Call
    3. Pledge of Allegiance
    4. Recognition

    II. Student Presentations - 4:30 p.m.

    • South Shore PreK-8

    III. Superintendent's Comments - 4:45 p.m.

    • Sanislo Elementary Presentation

    IV. Student Comments

    • Chief Sealth High School

    V. Business Action Items - 4:55 p.m.

    A. Consent Agenda   

    1. Minutes of the September 27, 2017 Work Session and the October 4, 2017 Regular Board Meeting.
    2. Warrants - September

      2017 Warrants​ - September

      General Fund

      *Payroll

      $800,139.45   


      Vendor

      $24,377,252.16

      Capital Project Fund

      Vendor

      $17,260,997.97

      Associated Student Body

      Vendor

      $209,335.65       

      Expendable Trust Fund

      Vendor

      $29,500.00 

      Grand Total


      $42,677,225.23

      *Note – Payroll total reflects warrants issued to employees. It does not however, reflect cash transfer amounts in payments of employees' Direct Deposit payroll.

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

    VI. Public Testimony - 5:30 p.m.

    1.

    Khaim Vassar-Fontenot

    Chief Sealth High School

    2.

    Hani Ahmed

    Rainier Beach High School

    3.

    Chris Jackins

    September Warrants; Policy 2161; Resolution 2017/18-3, CTE Partnerships; Playground Space; School Bus Drivers

    4.

    Amy Bryan

    2018-19 Implementation Amendment to 2013-20 Growth Boundaries Plan for Student Assignment

    5.

    Kellie Pecoraro

    Boundary Change Related to Area 127

    6.

    Gloria Ann Renfrow

    Boundary Changes

    7.

    Allison Osenar

    Growth Boundary Implementation

    8.

    Taylor Stahl

    Whittier/Loyal Heights Re-Zone
    9.  Simon Knaphus  Equitable Access to Advanced Learning 
    10.  Abraham Taylor Potential Labor Dispute with First Student 
    11.  Brian Terry Equitable Access to Advanced Learning 
    12.  Robin Schwartz Overcrowded Kindergarten Classrooms at Concord International Elementary School 
    13.  Cynthia Kniffin  Equitable Access to Advanced Learning 
    14.  Valerie Cooper Proactive Capacity Planning 
    15.  Sara Coulter  Fort Lawton School 
    16.  Jorji Knickrehm  Equitable Access to Advanced Learning
    17.  Kate Poux Equitable Access to Advanced Learning 
    18.  Sebrena Burr  Shared Governance and Equity in Decision Making  
    19.  Emily McKeon  Socrates Data 
    20.  Natasha Boswell  Capacity 

    VII. Board Comments

    VIII. Business Action Items (Continued) - 6:30 p.m.

    C. Action Items

    D. Introduction Items

    1. Annual approval of the written plans of programs or schools using the alternative learning experience model (C&I, Oct. 10, for approval) – Approval of this item would approve the plans of four Alternative Learning Experience schools or programs. (10/17: this item was moved to first on the Introduction items list)

    2. Amend Board Policy No. 5010, Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action; Adopt New Board Policy No. 5207, Prohibition of Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying; and Adopt New Board Policy No. 5245, Non-Retaliation (A&F, Oct. 9, for consideration) – Approval of this item would adopt standalone polices for nondiscrimination; harassment, intimidation, and bullying; and non-retaliation for employees in the 5000 policy series. 

    3. Repealing School Governance Structures Policy and Procedures F20.00, F20.01, and F20.02 and Adopting New Board Policy No. 4140, Collaborative Governance Structures (C&I, Oct. 10, for consideration) – Approval of this item would replace outdate policy and procedures related to school governance structures with higher-level policy language about the importance of collaborative governance structures.

    4. Amending Policy No. 2161, Special Education, and Repealing Policies C62.00, Graduation for Special Education Students, and C69.00, Procedural Safeguards for Parents (C&I, Oct. 10, for approval) – Approval of this item would incorporate Policies C62.00 and C69.00 into Policy No. 2161.

    5. Adoption of Board Resolution 2017/18-3: Career and Technical Education (CTE) Partnerships (C&I, Oct. 10, for consideration) – Approval of this item would adopt a resolution in support of CTE partnerships that support district goals. (10/18: the resolution has been updated)

    6. 2017-18 Legislative Agenda (Exec, Oct. 12, for approval) – Approval of this item would adopt the formal statement of the District’s legislative priorities from the School Board to members of the state and federal legislatures.

    7. Kids in the Middle grant from the Nesholm Family Foundation (A&F, Oct. 9, for approval) – Approval of this item would accept a grant of $596,608 to provide support to the three highest poverty middle schools in the district.

    8. Award three-year contract to Hobsons’ Naviance for new Career and Career Readiness software solution, services and support (Ops, Jun. 15, for consideration) – Approval of this item would approve a three-year contract in the total amount of $619,538 with Hobsons’ Naviance, selected via a competitive bid process, to provide career and college readiness and planning technology to eighth through twelfth grade students, families and staff.

    9. 2018-19 Implementation Amendment to 2013-20 Growth Boundaries Plan for Student Assignment (Ops, Oct. 5, for approval) – Approval of this item would update the 2013-20 Growth Boundaries Plan to prevent misalignment of the Whittier Elementary School and Loyal Heights Elementary School boundaries.

    10. Approval of the Washington State Auditor’s (SAO) Annual Audit Services Contract for the 2016-17 Fiscal Year Audits (A&F, Oct. 10, for approval) – Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to reimburse the Washington State Auditor’s Office for its services up to the amount of $346,890 for the District’s 2016-17 fiscal year audits.

    11. Approval of the Superintendent’s Professional Practice goal and rubric for 2017-18 (Exec, Aug. 24, for consideration) - Approval of this item would approve a professional practice goal and accompanying rubric and amend the Superintendent's Evaluation Instrument.

    IX. Adjourn - 8:30 p.m.

    Calendar Reminders

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