12-08-2009 Regular School Board Meeting


EXPULSION HEARINGS December 8, 2009 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 (Lauren Toler, Grade 12, Space Coast J/S High )
3. Invocation

A-4. Pledge of Allegiance (Kristyn Folensbee, Grade 12, Space Coast J/S High )
4. Pledge of Allegiance

A-5. Entertainment (Space Coast Steel, Space Coast J/S High School)
5. Entertainment

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

B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests
B. Accounting Services

7. Recognize Principals and Bookkeepers for Exemplary Internal Accounts Audit Reports
Attachment: List of Principals-Bookkeepers No Audit Findings FY09.pdf

B. Secondary Programs

8. Harris Science Teacher Hall of Fame

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

F. Consent
F. Board Office/Superintendent

10. Student Expulsions
Attachment: 12.08.09 Expulsions.pdf (Confidential Item) 

11. Approval of Minutes
12. Appoint Citizen Representative to Brevard County Value Adjustment Board
Attachment: Stan Retz.pdf

F. Brevard Schools Foundation

13. Space Week Contract with Delaware North Parks Services
Attachment: Brevard Space Wk Agreement FINAL for BSF board.pdf

F. Financial Services

14. Financial Statements and Operating Fund Budget Amendment for the period ending October 31, 2009
Attachment: Budget Amendment Explanations October 31 2009.pdf
Attachment: Budget Amendment #2.pdf
Attachment: Oct 2009 Financial Statements.pdf

F. Accounting Services

15. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report - June 30, 2009
Attachment: CAFR 2009.pdf

F. Purchasing & Warehouse

16. Property Disposal
Attachment: DEC_8_09.pdf
Attachment: DEC 8 Disposal Letters.pdf

F. Human Resources

17. Support Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Support Staff 12-08-09.pdf

18. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Instructional Staff 12-08-09.pdf

F. Compensation & Benefits

19. Job Description: Communications Program Coordinator
Attachment: Coord-CommProg.pdf

F. Middle School Programs/K-12

20. Professional Service Agreements for Teaching American History Grant
Attachment: NCHE Final MOU 11052009.pdf
Attachment: NCHE Contract MOU 11-10-09 with EIN.pdf
Attachment: Gilder Lehrman Contracted Services Agreement 11-10-09.pdf
Attachment: Gilder Lehrman Final MOU 10222009.pdf

F. Secondary Programs

21. Science Fair Field Trips
22. Regional Science Fairs in Area Malls
F. Alternative Sites

23. Ed Options/Blue Ridge International Academy Agreement for Department of Juvenile Justice sites
Attachment: Blue Ridge Intl Academy Agreement.pdf

F. Exceptional Education

24. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) 2009 Budget Amendment
Attachment: 151-Dec.2009ARRA Amend..pdf
Attachment: 150 for December 2009 ARRA Amendment.pdf

F. Area I Superintendent

25. Palm Bay High School Wrestling Team Trip to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Attachment: PBHS Wrestling - Dec 2009.pdf

F. Area IV Superintendent

26. Jackson Middle School 8th Grade Field Trip to Washington, DC (Cambridge and Quest Program Students)
Attachment: 20091105084600.pdf

27. Satellite High School Varsity Cheerleading Trip to New York City for U.S. Championship -- Big Apple Challenge Competition
F. Educational Technology

28. Structured Cabling Infrastructure Upgrade Project for Three Schools
29. E-Rate Funding Year 13 (2010-2011) Request for Services
Attachment: ERATE 2011 Eligible Services.pdf

F. Approval of Consent

30. Approval of Consent Agenda

Items Pulled for Discussion
G. Action
G. Transportation

31. School Bus Driver Cellular Phone Use-Revision to Board Policy 8606
Attachment: policy change sheet cell phone.pdf
Attachment: 8606 School Bus Driver Cellular Phone Use rev.pdf

G. Labor Relations

32. School Board Policies 1420 and 4420 Benefits Revisions
Attachment: 1420 - Benefits - Holiday and Annual Leave Days - Administrative.pdf
Attachment: Policy Change Form - 1420.pdf
Attachment: 4420 - Benefits - Holiday and Annual Leave Days - Support.pdf
Attachment: Policy Change Form - 4420.pdf

G. Project Management

33. Cambridge Program and Cambridge Middle Years Program Attendance Boundary Changes
Attachment: Cambridge Middle Years Program Proposal.pdf
Attachment: Cambridge Program Proposal.pdf

34. School Attendance Boundary Changes for 2010-11
Attachment: South Middle Alternative E.pdf
Attachment: South Middle Current.pdf
Attachment: South Middle Alternative D.pdf
Attachment: South Middle Alternative G.pdf
Attachment: South Elementary Current.pdf
Attachment: South Elementary Alternative E.pdf
Attachment: South Elementary Alternative F.pdf
Attachment: South Elementary Alternative D.pdf
Attachment: South Middle Alternative F.pdf
Attachment: Evaluation Committee Members.pdf
Attachment: Central Elementary Alternative D.pdf
Attachment: Central Elementary Alternative E.pdf
Attachment: Central Elementary Alternative F.pdf
Attachment: Central Elementary Current.pdf
Attachment: Central Elementary Alternative G.pdf
Attachment: Feedback from 11-19-09 Public Meeting.pdf
Attachment: Feedback from 11-23-09 Public Meeting.pdf
Attachment: Central Elementary Alternative H.pdf
Attachment: Central Elementary Community Input #1.pdf
Attachment: Central Elementary Community Input #3.pdf
Attachment: South Middle Alternative E-1.pdf
Attachment: South Middle Alternative G-1.pdf
Attachment: South Area Elementary Schools Evaluation Scores - Amended 12-4-09.pdf
Attachment: South Area Middle Schools Evaluation Scores Revised 12-4-09.pdf
Attachment: 091103_Evaluation Committee Meeting Minutes - Amended 11-9-09.pdf
Attachment: Central Elementary Community Input #2.pdf
Attachment: 091124_Evaluation Committee Meeting Minutes.pdf
Attachment: Central Area Elementary Schools Evaluation Scores 12-4-09.pdf
Attachment: Feedback from 12-1-09 Public Meeting.pdf
Attachment: South Elementary Alternative G.pdf
Attachment: South Elementary Alternative H.pdf
Attachment: South Elementary Community Input #1.pdf

H. Information
H. Risk Management

35. Land Lease Agreement Between the School Board of Brevard County and the Board of County Commissioners, Brevard County Fire Rescue Department
Attachment: Lease Agreement.pdf

36. Proposed Language Change for Board Policy 8475 - Criminal Background and Employment Non-District Personnel
Attachment: 2009-10 Board Policy Change Sheet for 8475.pdf
Attachment: 2009-10 Board Policy 8475 - Criminal Background and Employment Non-District Personnel - Draft Changes (Underlained).pdf

H. Area III Superintendent

37. Field Trip - Rockledge High Band - Heritage Music Competition in Washington, DC
Attachment: RHS Band DC trip.pdf

38. Cocoa High Robotics Team - FIRST Denver Regional - Denver, CO
Attachment: CHS Robotics Denver.pdf

H. Area IV Superintendent

39. Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High School Wind Ensemble Performance in Washington, D.C.
Attachment: Cocoa Beach Trip to D.C.pdf

H. Project Management

40. Amendment #2 to Agreement for Design/Build Services at Melbourne High School
Attachment: Amendment No. 2.pdf

H. Plant Operation and Maintenance

41. Amendent #1 to the Agreement for Design-Build Services at Dr. W.J. Creel Elementary School
Attachment: Amendment Number 1 Dr W J Creel.pdf

42. Amendent #1 to the Agreement for Chiller Plant Installation at Rockledge High School
Attachment: Amendment #1 Chiller Plant at RHS.pdf

H. Additional Items

43. Adoption of Charter of Internal Audit
Attachment: Charter of Internal Audit.pdf

I. Staff Reports
44. Staff Reports

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

K. Board Member Reports
46. Board Member Reports

L. Superintendent's Report
47. Superintendent's Report

M. Adjournment
48. 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.

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