Highlights

Executive Director of Schools Patty Siegwarth recognized the district’s high school principals for their role in the schools achieving full accreditation by the Association of Educational Service Districts.

Dr. Mills gave the first day of school report.

Director of Communications Elizabeth Sytman gave an update to the board on the parent satisfaction survey. Results, participation and trends were briefly touched on, with a more detailed report to come.

The board discussed their annual calendar and meeting planning.

The board also continued the conversation regarding the superintendent search process and next steps including issuing a request for proposals and forming a board committee.

The board also discussed sharing information and setting the board’s legislative priorities for the upcoming year.

Also discussed was creating a committee to review the district’s athletic policy as well as staff reviews of additional athletics and activities policies.

Board Member Carolyn Watson gave a brief update on her experience attending AP Institute in June.

Board Meeting Agenda

Due to the fluidity of meeting topics, the start times listed for each item are approximate and could start and/or end before/after the start time.

4:00 ROLL CALL and PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (2 minutes)

4:02 APPROVAL OF AGENDA (1 minute)

RECOGNITION
4:03 Presentation of plaques from the Association of Educational Service Districts for achieving full accreditation status: International, Sammamish High School, Newport High School, Bellevue High School, Interlake High School (5 minutes)

4:08 CONSENT AGENDA (2 minutes)

  • Adoption of the minutes of the August 30, 2016 Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors
  • Inclusion of emailed comments from the Public Comment link on the District website in the official current meeting minutes.

4:10 PUBLIC COMMENTS (10 minutes)
If you would like to address the Board on an issue, please limit your remarks to not more than 3 minutes, appoint a spokesperson if the concern is a group concern, and if desired, provide written documentation to the Board Secretary in order to be included as part of the official Board minutes. While the Board will listen to all public comments carefully, the Board will generally not respond to comments spontaneously or without further deliberation. The Board may direct the Superintendent to respond to the issues expressed at a later date. At Board meetings, complaints about specific personnel will not be heard in open session.

REPORTS TO THE BOARD

4:20 First Day of School Report (10 minutes)

4:30 Parent Satisfaction Survey – Next Steps (Verbal Update) (10 minutes)

4:40 BOARD BUSINESS

  • Update Annual Board Calendar (15 minutes)
  • (4:55) Disciplinary Appeals Council – Appointments (10 minutes)
  • (5:05) Superintendent Search Discussion (45 minutes)

5:50 BREAK (10 minutes)

6:00 BOARD BUSINESS cont.

  • (6:00) WSSDA/Legislative Discussion (30 minutes)
  • (6:30) Update on policy committee work – Athletics/Activities (15 minutes)
  • (6:45) Other (10 minutes)

6:55 BOARD COMMENTS (10 minutes)

7:05 AGENDA PLANNING (5 minutes)

7:10 PLUS/DELTA (5 minutes)

7:15 ADJOURNMENT