03-08-2011 Regular School Board Meeting


EXPULSION HEARINGS March 8, 2011 2:00 p.m.

In-the-Sunshine Expulsion hearings begin at 2:00 p.m., if necessary. All other Expulsion hearings are closed to the public.


A-1. Call to Order
1. Call to Order

A-2. Roll Call
2. Roll Call

A-3. Invocation (Scott Draper, 6th Grade, Palm Bay Elementary)
3. Invocation

A-4. Pledge of Allegiance (Taylor Hopson, 6th Grade, Palm Bay Elementary)
4. Pledge of Allegiance

A-5. Entertainment (Palm Bay Elementary Orchestra)
5. Entertainment

A-6. Emergency Item
A-7. Adoption of Agenda
6. Adoption of Agenda

B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests/Staff
B. District Communications

7. Spotlight on Education
B. Brevard Schools Foundation

8. Recognize Balda Family Foundation for their Contribution
B. Certification & Instructional Professional Development

9. Recognition of National Board Certified Teachers
Attachment: N B Renewals for 2010.pdf
Attachment: New NBCT List Class of 2010 Certified Dec 2010.pdf
Attachment: Top 20 Districts Cul Total National 2010.pdf

B. Educational Leadership & Professional Development

10. National Model Schools of Professional Learning Communities at Work

C. Resolutions/Proclamations
D. Presentations
E. Public Discussion
11. Public Discussion

F. Consent
F. Board Office/Superintendent

12. Student Expulsion(s)
Attachment: Expulsions 3.8.11.pdf (Confidential Item) 

13. Approval of Minutes
F. Purchasing & Warehouse

14. Property Disposal
Attachment: MAR_8_11.pdf

15. Purchasing Bids, RFPs, RFQs, Sales and Services Agreements
Attachment: 11-014BM Outdoor Aluminum Seating Installation and Repair.pdf

F. Human Resources

16. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Instructional Staff 03-08-11.pdf

17. Support Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Support Staff 03-08-11.pdf

F. Labor Relations

18. 2011-2012 Staffing Plan Recommendations
Attachment: 2011-2012 Staffing Plan Recommendations 2.9.11a.pdf

F. Compensation & Benefits

19. Job Description: Exceptional Education Specialist
Attachment: Spec-ExEd.pdf

F. Curriculum & Instruction

20. Teaching American History Grant
F. Central Area Superintendent

21. Consultant Agreement - Clearlake Middle School - Alane Ferguson
Attachment: CMS-Ferguson.pdf
Attachment: CMS-Ferguson Contract 2011.pdf

F. North Area Superintendent

22. Cocoa Beach Junior Senior High Wind Ensemble field trip to Atlanta, GA
Attachment: 9721X-PRINT_7200P-IR3235-Bldg9-69_1159_001.pdf

F. Project Management

23. Certification of Florida Inventory of School Houses (FISH) Data
Attachment: 2011 FISH Certification.pdf

24. Utility Easement for FPL at Satellite High School
Attachment: FPL Easement.pdf

25. Appoint / Reappoint School Board Representatives to Three Local Planning Agencies
F. Approval of Consent

26. Approval of Consent Agenda

Items Pulled for Discussion
G. Action
H. Information
H. Budgeting, Cost Accounting & FTE

27. Education Jobs Fund Allocation
Attachment: Education Jobs Fund Allocation.pdf
Attachment: Comments on Education Jobs Fund.pdf

H. Accounting Services

28. Public Sale of Series 2011 Revenue Anticipation Notes
Attachment: 2011 RAN Resolution Draft.pdf

H. Risk Management

29. Above Ground and Underground Fuel Storage Tank Insurance Policy
30. School Board Property Insurance Policy Renewal
H. Educational Leadership & Professional Development

31. 2011-2012 School Year Calendar
Attachment: 2011-2012 School Year Calendar.pdf
Attachment: BPS Calendar Standards.pdf

H. Elementary Programs

32. Elementary Science Instructional Materials Adoption
H. Secondary Programs

33. Secondary (Grades 7 through 12) Science Instructional Materials Adoption
Attachment: Middle School Science Instructional Materials Recommendations 2011 ~ 02172011.pdf
Attachment: High School Science Instructional Materials Recommendations 2011 ~ 02222011.pdf

H. North Area Superintendent

34. Field Trip for Satellite High School AF JROTC students to fly aboard USAF HC-130 (fixed-wing aircraft) at Patrick AFB, FL.
35. Space Coast Junior Senior High FIRST Robotics field trip to Palmetto Regional Tournament Competition in Charleston, South Carolina
Attachment: 9721X-PRINT_7200P-IR3235-Bldg9-69_1278_001.pdf

H. Project Management

36. 2011-12 Student Accommodation Plan
Attachment: 2011-12 Student Accommodation Plan.pdf

I. Staff Reports
37. Staff Reports

J. Additional Public Presentations (If Required)
38. Additional Public Presentations

K. Board Member Reports
39. Board Member Reports

L. Superintendent's Report
40. Superintendent's Report

M. Adjournment
41. Adjournment

INSTITUTION: ARTICLE IX - SECTION 1. Public education. - The education of children is a fundamental value of the people of the State of Florida. It is, therefore, a paramount duty of the state to make adequate provision for the education of all children residing within its borders. Adequate provision shall be made by law for a uniform, efficient, safe, secure, and high quality system of free public schools that allows students to obtain a high quality education and for the establishment, maintenance, and operation of institutions of higher learning and other public education programs that the needs of the people may require.

ADDRESSING THE BOARD: Individuals or groups may address comments to the School Board at any regular meeting by following established procedures. The maximum allotted time for a presentation is three (3) minutes. A speaker's time may not be allocated to others. Individuals must complete a form located on a table near the east wall of the boardroom. Thirty minutes will be set aside at the beginning of the meeting for public discussion on non-agenda items. Up to thirty minutes of public discussion will be allowed for each agenda action item.

NOTE: If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with regard to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purposes, may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made and that the record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

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