Page 88 Scarborough Board of Education May 15, 2014
Call to Order Mrs. Massengill, Chair, called the meeting to order.
Attendance Present: Mrs. Massengill, Mrs. Shea, Mrs. Leng, Mr. Caiazzo, Mrs. Beeley, Mrs. Murphy, Ms. Perry, Ms. Agger, Ms. Murray
Pledge of Allegiance
Adjustments to the Agenda – none noted
Business Agenda 5.1 Appointment 5.1.1 Speech/Language Therapist Jessica Winchester is nominated to fill this position created by a resignation. Ms. Winchester earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of New Hampshire. She has been involved as a Speech Language Clinician in both the Biddeford and Kittery School Departments since 2002. Ms. Winchester will be placed on Step 13 of the Bachelors +15 scale per the collective bargaining agreement. Motion to appoint Jessica Winchester as a Speech/Language Therapist made by Ms. Perry, seconded by Mrs. Murphy, and voted 7-0.
Workshop Sessions 6.1 Presentation by the Scarborough Education Foundation Jeff Ertman, President of the Scarborough Education Foundation (SEF) and Larissa Pratt, Chair of the Grant Committee, gave the School Board an overview of their group and shared a list of grants that have been received by Scarborough school staff. Mr. Ertman explained that SEF is an independent group of volunteers that fundraise to support ideas that fall outside the traditional school budget. Examples of grants that have been awarded to date include: Digital data probes for High School science students Document cameras “Simple Machine Lego Kits” STEM Exploration iGlobal Leadership Change-Maker Project
To date, the SEF has presented over $62,000 to Scarborough schools to aid in funding innovative programs for students in Scarborough. 6.2
Summer and Fall Planning Dr. Entwistle shared with the Board the dates of some upcoming events: May 23 – PLT Sharing Day at 9:00 a.m. at the High School July 31 – School Board meeting August 14 – School Board/Leadership retreat August 26 – First Staff Day – Kick-off at the High School at 8:15 a.m.
Motion to go into Executive Session pursuant to 1 MRSA§ 405 (6)(A) to discuss the Superintendent Evaluation for 2013-14 made by Mrs. Beeley, seconded by Ms. Perry, and voted 7-0; student rep vote 2-0.
Motion to go into Executive Session pursuant to 1 MRSA § 405 (6)(D) to discuss contract negotiations between the Board and both the Bus Driver and Support Staff made by Mrs. Beeley, seconded by Ms. Perry and voted 7-0; student rep vote 2-0.
Adjournment Motion to adjourn made by Mr. Caiazzo, seconded by Mrs. Shea, and voted 7-0.