Unified School District #377 Board of Education
USD 377 Administrative Building, 306 Main Street, Effingham, KS 66023
(913) 833-5050 / FAX (913) 833-5210 / www.usd377.org
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
REGULAR SESSION – 6:30 P.M.
(A) – Action Item(s) (D) – Discussion Item
1.0 MEETING OPENING
1.01 Call the meeting to order -- Board President Nancy Keith
1.02 Approval of the agenda
Recommendation: To approve the agenda as presented
2.0 HEARING OF THE AUDIENCE (A)
Speakers are encouraged to register by calling the Clerk of the Board at (913) 833‐5050 by 2:00 PM on the day of the meeting. Speakers may also register at the BOE meeting site, prior to the beginning of the meeting.
Hearing of Audience Rules:
The Board President shall be responsible for recognizing any speaker, maintaining proper order, and adhering to the set time limit. The President may interrupt or terminate an individual’s statement if it is disruptive, not germane to the business or activities of the Board, or in violation of Kansas Statutes regarding meetings or activities of the Board.
The Board President may deny any individual speaking privileges if previous conduct of the individual has indicated that the orderly conduct of a meeting may be threatened by that person’s appearance. The President has the option to stop the proceedings and poll the Board to determine if a speaker may continue.
During an open session, the Board shall not hear personal attacks, or rude or defamatory remarks of any kind about any employee or student of the School District or any person connected with the School District. The Board will also not accept public comments containing vulgar or obscene language. Any individual wishing to make a complaint about school personnel shall submit the complaint in writing to the Superintendent. If the complaint involves the Superintendent it shall be submitted in writing to the President of the Board.
4.0 CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS (A)
4.01 Approval of Minutes
4.0101 August 14, 2018
4.0102 August 29, 2018
4.03 Acceptance of Gifts & Grants
4.04 Acceptance of Approved Field Trips
4.05 Approval of Personnel Report
4.06 Acceptance of Non-Resident Students
4.07 Acceptance of Approved Fundraisers
4.08 Acceptance of PTO minutes 8.21.18
4.09 Approval of the 2018-19 Curriculum and Instruction Handbook
4.11 Acceptance of the Partial Proof of Loss for Water Damage to Auditorium
RECOMMENDED ACTION: MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED.
5.0 LEADERSHIP REPORTS
5.01 Mrs. Gracey, Board Clerk
5.02 Principals’ Reports
5.03 Superintendent’s Report - Dr. Gaddis
6.0 Old Business
6.01 Superintendent Evaluation (D)
Purpose: To determine which Superintendent Evaluation should be completed for the October Board of Education meeting.
Background: New Superintendents must be evaluated after the first 60 days of each semester. The first evaluation needs to be completed at the October Board of Education meeting. KASB provided some examples for Evaluating the Superintendent. One needs to be chosen and completed so it can be discussed at the October Board of Education Meeting.
7.0 New Business
8.0 Executive Session
8.01 Executive Session
9.0 Action following Executive Session