Agenda for September 2009



RSU 13 School Board Meeting

6:30 pm Thursday, September 3, 2009

McLain School


1.      Call to Order and Declaration of a Quorum

2.      Pledge of Allegiance

3.      Adjustments to the Agenda

4.      Public Participation: Citizens are welcome to speak to matters before the Board

5.      Communications

6.      Consent Agenda

a.       Consideration of Minutes of Regular Meeting of August 6, 2009

b.      Acceptance of Resignations

(1)      Chuck Jewitt as Guidance Counselor at South and Gilford Butler Schools

(2)      Kristen O’Neil as Band Teacher at Georges Valley High School

c.       Final Approval of Policies in Second Reading

(1)      GBGAA Blood Borne Pathogens

(2)      GCI Professional Staff Development Opportunities

(3)      GCSA-R Employee Computer and Internet Use Rules

(4)      IHBA Individualized Education Programs

(5)      IHBAA Referral/Pre-Referral Policy

(6)      IHBAA-R Referral/Pre-Referral Procedures

(7)      IHBAC Child Find Policy

(8)      IHBAL Grievance Procedure for Persons with Disabilities

(9)      IKE Promotion, Retention, and Acceleration of Students

(10) ILD Educational Research: Student Submission to Surveys, Analyses, or Evaluations

(11) IMBB Exemption from Required Instruction

(12) JEA Compulsory Attendance

(13) JFAA Student Residency

(14) JFAB Admission of Non-Resident Students

(15) JFABD Admission of Homeless Students

(16) JICH Drug and Alcohol Use by Students

(17) JICIA Weapons, Violence, and School Safety

(18) JICJ Student Use of Electronic Devices

(19) JKF Disciplinary Removal of Students with Disabilities

(20) JKF-R Disciplinary Removal of Students with Disabilities Administrative Procedure

(21) JKGA Time Out Rooms and Therapeutic Restraints

(22) JKGA-R Procedures on Time Out Rooms and Therapeutic Restraints

(23) JLCB Immunization of Students

(24) JLCC Communicable Diseases

(25) JLDBG Reintegration of Students from Juvenile Correctional Facilities

(26) JRA Student Educational Records

(27) JRA-E Annual Notice of Student Education Records and Information Rights

d.      Teacher Nominations

(1)      Andrea Lovell, RTI Interventionist [GVHS]

(2)      Hope Hersom, School Counselor [South and GBS]

e.       Change the Final Inservice Day in the Approved Calendar for 2009-2010 for East Side Teachers from March 12 to May 14.

f.        Appointment of Coaches

(1)      Steffany Tribou as: RDHS volunteer Field Hockey Assistant/JV Coach

7.      Report of the Superintendent

a.       Status Report on Filling Vacancies

b.      School Year Opening

8.      Report of the Chair

9.      Committee Reports

a.       Activities: Esther Kilgour

b.      Curriculum: Sally Carleton

c.       Facilities & Transportation: Greg Hamlin

d.      Finance & Insurance: Brian Messing

e.       Personnel & Negotiations: Jamie Doubleday

f.        Policy: James Kalloch

g.       Technology: Loren Andrews

h.      Mid Coast School of Technology: Josiah Wilson

i.        Many Flags/One Campus: Jamie Doubleday

10. Business Items

a.       Approval of Proposal to Replace the Boiler at MacDougal School

b.      Approval of Policies in Second Reading

(1)      DJ Purchasing Requirements

(2)      GBGAA-R Blood-Borne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan

(3)      GCCA Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff

(4)      IHBGB Supplemental Statement of Rights for Students with Disabilities Enrolled by Parents in Private Schools

c.       Consideration of Policies in First Reading

(1)      BBA School Board Powers and Duties

(2)      EEA Student Transportation Services

(3)      EFC Free and Reduced Price Food Services

(4)      JICDA Student Code of Conduct

d.      Approval of Providing a Cooperative Cheering Program at the Middle School Level

e.       Collective Bargaining (in Executive Session)

11. Announce Upcoming Meetings

a.       6:30 pm October 1, 2009 at McLain School

12. Adjournment