07-09-2019 Rule Development Workshop

The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met in a Rule Development Workshop on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at the Educational Services Facility, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida. Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Eagle newspaper on Thursday, June 20, 2019 and June 27, 2019. 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 Tina Descovich called the meeting to order at: 1:00 p.m.

Roll Call
2. Roll Call

Minutes: Members Present:  Misty Belford, Cheryl McDougall, Tina Descovich, Matt Susin and Katye Campbell

Pledge of Allegiance
3. Pledge of Allegiance


Chairman Descovich led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Order of Business
Rule Development (Policy)

4. Board Policy 7540.01 Technology Privacy
Attachment: 7540.01 Exec. Summ, Current, NEOLA, Redline, Clean, Admin. Procedures & Forms (for SB Info.) (7-8-19).pdf

Russell Cheatham provided an overview of the purpose of Board Policy 7540.01 Technology Privacy.


5. Public Hearing on Policy 7540.01 Technology Privacy


Chairman Descovich asked if there was anyone present who wished to address policy7540.01.  No speakers were present.

6. Board Policy 7540.08 Mobile Computing Device Assignment and Use
Attachment: 7540.08 Exec. Sum. Current NEOLA Redline Admin. Procedures Forms (for SB Info) (7-8-19).pdf
Minutes: Mr. Cheatham read the purpose of the revisions.  Ms. Belford asked to add an "a" in the administrative procedures (A) (1) in between by and school.
7. Public Hearing on Policy 7540.08 Mobile Computing Device Assignment and Use


Chairman Descovich asked if there was anyone present who wished to address policy7540.08.  No speakers were present.

8. Board Policy 7540.11 Electronic Data Confidentiality
Attachment: 7540.11 Exec. Sum, Redline, Clean, Admin. Procedure (for SB Info) (7-8-19).pdf

Mr. Cheatham provided the purpose of the revisions. Ms. Descovich asked if this policy pertains to videotaping bullying and asked that it be sent to the Board. 

Ms. Belford commented that it needed to say "to include" or "including" in the Administrative Procedures, (B) after confidential data.

9. Public Hearing on Policy 7540.11 Electronic Data Confidentiality

Minutes: There was no one present that came to make comments on this policy.

Closing Remarks
10. Closing Remarks

11. Adjournment


Chairman Descovich adjourned the meeting at 1:13 p.m.

Following the adjournment, a question was asked about the Code of Student Conduct approved at the July 9, Board meeting earlier that morning.    Some discussion ensued about the discipline plan and the flexibility between level three and level four regarding cyberbullying.

That discussion ended at 1:30 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). The video concluded at the end of the Rule Development Workshop.