February 15, 2018 Council Meeting
Monica Fitzgerald, co-facilitating, introduces a “check-in” (RISE) to council members
6:40 Council agreements/procedures/concordance/minutes
6:50 Open Forum:
-Raising issue of unvaccinated children in light of whooping cough and infectious diseases
-⅚ girls — would like to encourage more social-emotional learning and strategies around issues of bystander training, working on collaborative teams, etc.
-Hope was in an accident and recovering at home. May be in next week.
-Proposal for proposals introduced by Julie Dye
-two part application process: first part is “surface items,” second is deeper level
-application on one page (Limit of 1-2 pages so that significant work is not done, only to be turned down)
-add how much time required to make proposal at a Council meeting
-add: what evidence supports your idea? How will you educate the community? Are there any BVSD restrictions?
Council approved proposal as policy as a process to bring council agenda items forward, trial through end of school year and will reevaluate
7:05 Committee Reports
Development-Auction is progressing, encouraging more community projects to bring us together.
District Advisory Council-Alice Hartman representing us at DAC tonight to review Summit HS proposal;
Diversity & Inclusion-Continuing discussion around bringing more socio-economic diversity to the school ;
District Parent Council;
Finance Review Committee: Lauren leading faculty in ideas for potential spending items
Board report-board engaging in book study and discussing proposal for proposal as well as
7:45 – A window into progressive education models and innovative learning strategies & helping our school build a 3 year vision for growth.
Lauren leads discussion three year vision for growth as well as master plan, innovation funds, instructional leadership teams
Four big shifts for deeper learning + 1
McLeod & Shareski, Different Schools for a Different World, 2018)