10-23-2018 Capacity Plan, Rule Development and Strategic Plan Workshop


The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met for a Board Workshop, a Board Work Session and Rule Development Workshop on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at the Educational Services Facility, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida. Notice of the meetings were advertised in the Eagle newspaper on Thursday, October 4, 2018 and on Thursday, October 11, 2018. The affidavits 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 John Craig called the meeting to order at: 1:06 p.m.

Roll Call
2. Roll Call

Minutes: 

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

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Mr. Ziegler arrived at 1:54 p.m. as there was a glitch with his calendar which showed the meeting beginning at 2:00 instead of 1:00 p.m.
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Pledge of Allegiance
3. Pledge of Allegiance

Minutes: 

Chairman Craig led the Pledge of Allegiance.


Order of Business
4. Capacity Planning
Attachment: Capacity Planning Workshop Presentation 10 17 2018 FINAL.pdf
Minutes: 

Sue Hann, Assistant Superintendent of Facilities Services, went over the presentation and answered questions.

A request was made by Board members to look at a "soft redistricting" from Indialantic to Gemini.  Mr. Craig said it could be placed as information to discuss at a future retreat.

5. Strategic Plan
Attachment: 2017-18 Strategic Plan Year-End Progress Report 10 23 2018.pdf
Attachment: Community Findings 10 23 2018.pdf
Attachment: Strategic Plan 2018-2019 Objective Profiles 10 23 2018.pdf
Attachment: Strategic Plan Update 10 23 2018.pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Beth Thedy, Deputy Superintendent and Chief Operations Officer, began the presentation.  Each cabinet member went over his or her area of responsibility and explained progress and changes in objectives.

  • Stephanie Soliven, Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Leading and Learning
  • Jane Cline, Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Leading and Learning
    • Objective Profile - Leading and Learning
  • Dr. Thedy
    • Objective Profile - Human Resources
    • Objective Profile - Governance
    • Objective Profile - Operations
  • Pennie Zuercher, Chief Financial Officer
    • Objective Profile - Finance
  • Matt Reed, Assistant Superintendent of Government and Community Relations
    • Objective Profile - Community Relations

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A short recess was called at 2:56 p.m. following the conclusion of the discussion surrounding the Strategic Plan.
Chairman Craig reconvened the workshop at 3:10 p.m.
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6. Board Policy 2131 Educational Goals
Attachment: 2131 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (RDWS 10-23-18).pdf
Minutes: 

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The Rule Development Workshop portion began at 3:13 p.m. immediately following the Work Session for policy 5121.
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Chairman Craig explained that the Rule Development portion of the workshop provides the first opportunity for public comments.  Each cabinet member bringing the revisions forth will provide the suggested changes to the policy and rationale for changes.

Following Board discussion and questions, Chairman Craig will ask if there is anyone present who wishes to make comments regarding the policy revisions.

Revisions to School Board Policy 2131, Educational Goals is brought forth by Secondary Leading and Learning.  Dr. Soliven read the overview of suggested revisions.

Chairman Craig asked if there was anyone present who wished to address the revisions in policy 2131 Educational Goals?

There were no speakers.

7. Board Policy 2230 Course Guides
Attachment: 2230 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (RDWS 10-23-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Soliven provided the summary of policy revisions School Board Policy 2230, Course Guides.

Chairman Craig called for speakers. No one was present who wished to address revisions to School Board Policy 2230, Course Guides.

8. Board Policy 2432 Driver Education
Attachment: 2432 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (RDWS 10-23-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Soliven provided the summary of proposed policy revisions to School Board Policy 2432, Driver Education.

Chairman Craig called for speakers. No one was present who wished to address revisions to School Board Policy 2432, Driver Education.

9. Board Policy 2510 Adoption of Textbooks
Attachment: 2510 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (RDWS 10-23-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Ms. Cline provided the summary of proposed policy revisions for School Board Policy 2510, Adoption of Textbooks.

The Board asked General Counsel Envall to make sure the process is being done correctly.

Chairman Craig called for speakers. No one was present who wished to address revisions to School Board Policy 2510 Adoption of textbooks.

10. Board Policy 2575 Service Learning
Attachment: 2575 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (RDWS 10-23-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Soliven provided the summary of proposed policy revisions for School Board Policy 2575 Service Learning.

Chairman Craig called for speakers. No one was present who wished to address revisions to School Board Policy 2575 Service Learning.

11. Board Policy 2623
Attachment: 2623 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (RDWS 10-23-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Ms. Cline provided the summary of proposed policy revisions for School Board Policy 2623 Student Assessment.

Chairman Craig called for speakers. No one was present who wished to address revisions to School Board Policy 2623 Student Assessment.

12. Board Policy 5120 Assignment within District
Attachment: 5120 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (RDWS 10-23-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Ms. Archer provided the summary of proposed policy revisions for School Board Policy 5120 Assignment within District.

Chairman Craig called for speakers. No one was present who wished to address revisions to School Board Policy 5120 Assignment within District.

13. Board Policy 5121 Controlled Open Enrollment
Attachment: 5121 Controlled Open Enrollment (corrected10-23-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Ms. Archer had already provided the summary of proposed policy revisions for School Board Policy 5121 Controlled Open Enrollment during the work session.

Chairman Craig called for speakers. No one was present who wished to address revisions to School Board Policy 5121 Controlled Open Enrollment.

Mr. Susin had questions about extreme circumstances and allowing applications.  Chairman Craig that it should be added as a discussion item at the next retreat.

14. Board Policy 5410 Student Progression
Attachment: 5410 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (RDWS 10-23-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Soliven provided the summary of proposed policy revisions for School Board Policy 5410 Student Progression.

Chairman Craig called for speakers. No one was present who wished to address revisions to School Board Policy 5410 Student Progression.

15. Board Policy 5410.01 Promotion, Placement and Retention
Attachment: 5410.01 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (RDWS 10-23-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Soliven  provided the summary of proposed policy revisions for School Board Policy 5410.01, Promotion, Placement and Retention.

Chairman Craig called for speakers. No one was present who wished to address revisions to School Board Policy 5410.01, Promotion, Placement and Retention.

16. Board Policy 5460.01 Graduation Requirements for Transfer Students
Attachment: 5460.01 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (RDWS 10-23-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Soliven provided the summary of proposed policy revisions for School Board Policy 5460.01 Graduation Requirements for Transfer Students.

Chairman Craig called for speakers. No one was present who wished to address revisions to School Board Policy 5460.01 Graduation Requirements for Transfer Students.

17. Board Policy 5463 Credits from Other Schools
Attachment: 5463 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (RDWS 10-23-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Soliven provided the summary of proposed policy revisions for School Board Policy 5463 Credits from Other Schools.

Chairman Craig called for speakers. No one was present who wished to address revisions to School Board Policy 5463 Credits from Other Schools.

18. Board Policy 5465 General Education Development (GED) Tests
Attachment: 5465 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (RDWS 10-23-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Ms. Archer provided the summary of proposed policy revisions for School Board Policy 5465 General Education Development (GED) Tests..

Chairman Craig called for speakers. No one was present who wished to address revisions to School Board Policy 5465 General Education Development (GED) Tests.

19. Board Policy 5517.03 Dating Violence and Abuse
Attachment: 5517.03 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (RDWS 10-23-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Ms. Moore provided the summary of proposed policy revisions for School Board Policy 5517.03 Dating Violence and Abuse.

Chairman Craig called for speakers. No one was present who wished to address revisions to School Board Policy 5517.03 Dating Violence and Abuse.

20. Board Policy 7120 Criteria of Balancing School Membership to Capacity
Attachment: 7120 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (RDWS 10-23-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Ms. Archer provided the summary of proposed policy revisions for School Board Policy 7120 Criteria of Balancing School Membership to Capacity.

Chairman Craig called for speakers. No one was present who wished to address revisions to School Board Policy 7120 Criteria of Balancing School Membership to Capacity.


Closing Remarks
21. Closing Remarks

Minutes: Nothing further was discussed.

Adjournment
22. Adjournment

Minutes: Chairman Craig adjourned the meeting at 4:01 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).








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