Friday, February 17, 2006

Ashland School District No. 5, Jackson County, Oregon - The Board of Directors met in a work session Friday, February 17, 2006, at 11:00 a.m. in the District Board Room.    Present were: 


Heidi Parker                 )            Chair


Ruth Alexander            )          

Amy Amrhein               )            Board Members

Mat Marr                     )

Amy Patton                  )


Juli Di Chiro, Superintendent

Jeanne Peterson, Executive Secretary



I.          Call to Order


            The meeting was called to order at 11:47 a.m.


II.         Roll Check


            A roll of the board was taken and all members were present.


III.       Discuss Board Tasks and Meeting Schedules


      Directors Alexander and Patton agreed to serve on a Planning Subcommittee for the Strategic Planning Event to be held on September 16, 2006.  This will be announced at the March regular board meeting.


            The Board changed the time of the Budget Work Session to be held on Monday, February 27, to 5:00 p.m. in the District Board Room.  The Board scheduled a Board Work Session for February 27 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. in the District Board Room to discuss the location of elementary schools.  Chair Parker and Director Patton will plan the agenda for that work session.


            The Board will meet with the Bond and Facilities Planning Committee to discuss final proposals on April 26 at 5:30 p.m. in the district board room.


            It was confirmed that a Joint Work Session will be held with the Ashland City Council and the Parks Department on March 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.


            The Board scheduled an Executive Session to be held on Tuesday, February 21, at 11:30 a.m. in Superintendent Di Chiro’s office to discuss the superintendent’s evaluation and to discuss protected documents.  Director Patton will see if Attorney Dori Brattain is available. 


            A Board Work Session was scheduled for March 20 at 7:00 p.m. to take public input on the Sodexho Agreement and the Grounds Maintenance Agreement.  Superintendent Di Chiro will verify if Site Councils can give their report on the cafeteria programs at that session.  The location of the session was not determined.


            A Board Work Session will be held on May 22 to review district goals, review AQEM, and set goals for 2006-07.


Board Meeting agenda items include:


                        Strategic Planning Report – March Regular Session

                        Update on Elementary School Locations – March Regular Session

Wellness Policy – first reading in April; second reading in June

                        Sodexho Agreement – April Regular Session

                        Grounds Maintenance Agreement – April Regular Session

                        School Calendar – April Regular Session

            AQEM Review – May 22

                        Bond Recommendations – May

                        Adopt Budget – June Regular Session


            The Board listed the following items to be discussed during the next school year.


                        Academic Challenge

                        Arts Curriculum Committee

                        World Language Program

                        K-12 Articulated Curriculum



            The following meetings will tentatively occur during teacher inservice week next August:  Lead Team, Board Retreat, Strategic Planning, Teacher Inservice.


            In summary, the following meetings were scheduled:


                        Executive Session – February 21 @ 11:30 am

Budget Work Session – February 27 @ 5:00 pm

                        Board Work Session – February 27 @ 6:30 pm

                        Joint Work Session – March 16 @ 7:00 pm

                        Board Work Session – March 20 @ 7:00 pm

                        Board Work Session – April 26 @ 5:30 pm      

                        Board Work Session – May 22 @ 7:00 pm



IV.            Adjournment


              There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 1:08 p.m.


Jeanne Peterson, Executive Secretary


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