06-01-2018 Board Work Session

The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met for a Board Work Sessi0on on Monday, June 1, 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 24, 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. Call to Order/Welcome

Minutes: Chairman John Craig began the meeting at 9:00 a.m.

Roll Call
2. Roll Call

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

Pledge of Allegiance
Order of Business
3. FSBA/Superintendent Search


Dr. Bill Vogel, a consultant for FSBA Superintendent Search Services, went over the timeline and the Superintendent's Search Portal on the District's website.

He discussed the following with the Board and garnered input:

  • Review of advertisement and process for receiving applications.
  • FSBA will run advertisements on multiple statewide platforms
  • An advertisement in the BEACON system was posted on May 31, 2018 and will be closed on June 8, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
  • Completed applications will be sent to Board members as received.  Completed applications will include:
    • Cover Letter
    • Three References
    • Resume
    • Transcripts (Unofficial)
  • A Comprehensive Applicant List will be provided to the Board Members by FSBA on Monday, June 11, 2018. 
  • Board members will identify finalists at the June 12, 2018 Board Meeting. 
  • Each Board member will send three to five questions to Pam Escobar, Administrative Assistant  to the School Board for compilation.
  • Board Members concluded that public interviews with applicants and the Board will take place on June 21, 2018 with individual Board interviews happening on June 22, 2018.

Chairman Craig recessed the meeting at 12:05 p.m.
He reconvened the meeting at 12:25 p.m.

4. Dr. Blackburn's Master Evaluation

Minutes: Board members began the process of reaching consensus of overall rankings and comments for each standard contained in Dr. Blackburn's 2018 evaluation and identify strengths and weaknesses.

Closing Remarks
5. Closing Remarks


The Board will be discussing General Counsel's evaluation at the next meeting as they had run out of time.


6. Adjournment

Minutes: Chairman Craig concluded the meeting at 2:25 p.m.