05-22-18 Board Workshop (CTE & Curriculum)

The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met for a Board Workshop Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at the Educational Services Facility, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida. Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Eagle newspaper on Thursday, May 10, 2018. The affidavit of publication with a copy of the ad attached is filed in the Affidavit File in the Board Office.

Opening Exercises
1. Opening Exercises

Minutes: Chairman Craig called the meeting to order at: 2:01 p.m.

Roll Call
2. Roll Call

Minutes: Members Present: John Craig, Misty Belford, Tina Descovich, Matt Susin and Andy Ziegler

Pledge of Allegiance
3. Pledge of Allegiance

Minutes: Chairman Craig led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Order of Business
4. Superintendent Search Presentation


Chairman Craig had invited Andrea Messina, executive director of Florida School Boards Association to highlight superintendent search planning issues. Ms. Messina  introduced consultant John Reichert.

Discussion and questions from Board members, Ms. Messina and Mr. Reichert ensued. ensued.  to Messina. A timeline was discussed.  Board member agreed that an advertisement needed to be placed; but also agreed to send out utilizing Florida sources.

The Board came to consensus about utilizing an outside superintendent firm and Chairman Craig asked Ms. Messina to provide him with a quote for services.

5. CTE
Attachment: May 22 board presentation PP CTE PDF.pdf

Dr. Stephanie Soliven, assistant superintendent of Secondary Leading and Learning and Janice Scholz, director of Career and Technical Education presented the information on the PowerPoint presentation to the Board and responded to questions.

Chairman Craig called for a brief recess at 4:07 p.m.
He reconvened the workshop at 5:14 p.m.

6. Curriculum
Attachment: Board Workshop Presentation May 22 Curriculum.pdf
Minutes: Jane Cline, assistant superintendent of Elementary Leading and Learning began her presentation surrounding the lowest performing elementary schools. She provided the board data and what the district is doing to assist.

Closing Remarks
7. Closing Remarks

Minutes: Chairman Craig thanked everyone for all of their efforts.

8. Adjournment

Minutes: Chairman Craig adjourned the workshop at: 5:14 p.m.

For further details pertaining to this meeting, please refer to the published video on the School Board of Brevard County's website (www.brevardschools.org).