December 15, 2020 Regular Meeting & Study Session

Stanwood-Camano School District #401
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING AND STUDY SESSION
Administration & Resource Center Boardroom
26920 Pioneer Hwy, Stanwood, Washington  98292

December 15, 2020

REGULAR BOARD MEETING
MINUTES

CALL TO ORDER

Board President Natalie Hagglund called the meeting to order at 1:00 PM and announced the statutory waivers/suspensions of the Open Public Meeting Act (OPMA) cited in the Governor's Proclamation 20-28.14 have been extended, including that boards conduct meetings remotely and not in person, therefore, the December 15, 2020 Regular Board Meeting is being held using the Zoom platform.

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Topic: December 15, 2020 Stanwood-Camano School District Regular Meeting

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President Hagglund highlighted public comment opportunities during the meeting and announced vote will be taken by roll call.

ROLL CALL
Board Members Present: Natalie Hagglund, Miranda Evans, Ken Christoferson, Charlotte Murry, Al Schreiber

FLAG SALUTE
Natalie Hagglund led the Pledge of Allegiance

APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Al Schreiber moved to approve the Agenda for the December 15, 2020 Regular Board Meeting; seconded by Miranda Evans.

Aye: Al Schreiber, Charlotte Murry, Ken Christoferson, Miranda Evans, Natalie Hagglund

Passed - Unanimously

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
December 1, 2020 Regular Board Meeting Minutes

Ken Christoferson moved to approve the Minutes of the December 1, 2020 Regular Board Meeting; seconded by Charlotte Murry.

Aye: Al Schreiber, Charlotte Murry, Ken Christoferson, Miranda Evans, Natalie Hagglund

 Passed - Unanimously

 December 1, 2020 Study Session Minutes
Miranda Evans moved to approve the Minutes of the December 1, 2020 Study Session; seconded by Ken Christoferson.

Aye: Al Schreiber, Charlotte Murry, Ken Christoferson, Miranda Evans, Natalie Hagglund

Passed - Unanimously

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORTS

1. Enrollment Report - Steve Lidgard
Steve Lidgard, Executive Director of Business Services, presented enrollment for December 2020 as 4,418.40 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) students enrolled; 207.13 FTE below budget. Next count day is Monday, January 4, 2021. 

2. October Financial Report - Steve Lidgard
Steve Lidgard highlighted portions of the Executive Summary, Fund Balance, and Object Summary (salaries and benefits) reports for October 2020 month end.

CONSENT AGENDA

Natalie Hagglund invited those in attendance to speak. Miranda Evans requested to pull Consent item #1, Data Sharing Agreement with Midas. 

Ken Christoferson moved to approve Consent items #2, 3, 3, and 4, as listed below; seconded by Miranda Evans.

Aye: Al Schreiber, Charlotte Murry, Ken Christoferson, Miranda Evans, Natalie Hagglund

Passed - Unanimously

1. Approval of Data Sharing Agreement with Midas. That the Board approves the Data Sharing Agreement with Midas, dated December 15, 2020. (SL). Pulled.

2. Approval of State and Federal Grants for 2020-2021. That the Board approves the State and Federal Grants for 2020-2021, dated December 15, 2020. (LS)

3. Approval of Assignment of Teachers Outside of Endorsed Area. That the Board approves the Assignment of Teachers Outside of Endorsed Area, dated December 15, 2020. (DJ)

3. Approval of the Personnel Consent Agenda That the Board approves the Personnel Consent Agenda, including certificated/classified new hires, resignations, leave requests, retirements, and travel, dated December 15, 2020. (MS) 

4. Approval of Bills and Payroll. That the Board approves the Bills and Payroll, dated December 15, 2020. (SL)

PUBLIC COMMENT

Citizens wishing to address the Board are asked to submit their request to speak two hours prior to the board meeting start time. Click on the link PUBLIC COMMENT or email chansen@stanwood.wednet.edu to submit your request; please include your comment topic. The Board President will call upon individuals who have requested to speak during the Public Comment section of the agenda. Individuals will state their name and address for the record and will be allowed three minutes to speak. If you are attending the zoom meeting via phone, please include the phone number you will be calling from in your email or Public Comment request so we can locate you in the attendee group and enable the speaking function.
There was no public comment.

DISCUSSION
Miranda Evans shared she would like additional information regarding the Data Sharing Agreement, including how the data will be shared. Steve Lidgard will gather board member questions and respond. 
Charlotte Murry suggested it may be beneficial to have a presentation on how the InvestEd program works. 

SCHOOL BOARD DISCUSSION
1. First Reading, Proposed New Policy 4311 School Resource Officer.
Natalie Hagglund noted new policy 4311 was previously discussed at the December 1, 2020 study session and asked board members if they had any additional questions or comments. Mark Carter confirmed the edits, as discussed at the study session, were made. As there were no additional comments, Natalie Hagglund moved new policy 4311 School Resource Officer forward for a second reading. 

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS

Al Schreiber extended best wishes to all for the holidays.

 Charlotte Murry wished everyone a happy holiday season and good health. Director Murry shared she hopes school will be back in session in January as planned.

 Ken Christoferson offered best wishes for all during the holidays. Director Christoferson  expressed hope that those who have not been touched in a significant way by the current situation have an awareness of the difficulties that exist for some families and communities; he asked that during this time of celebration they are reminded of those who are working hard to make it the best it can be and to do whatever they can to support them. Director Christoferson thanked staff for doing their best to help kids during these unusual circumstances. 

 Natalie Hagglund shared she enjoyed having the opportunity to share in Cherae Almanza's recognition as Certificated Employee of the Month and Miranda Evans shared she enjoyed participating in Nick Clack's recent recognition as Certificated Employee of the Month. Both offered congratulations.

Miranda Evans shared she hopes everyone does what they can to stay positive in the current situation and wished everyone a happy holiday.

Natalie Hagglund shared a quote from Simon Sinek, "A leader's job is not to do the work for others, it's to help others figure out how to do it themselves, to get things done and to succeed beyond what they thought possible." Director Hagglund noted everything being done now is beyond what everyone thought possible and thanked all for their hard work.

Jean Shumate wished everyone a safe and healthy holiday.

ADJOURN
President Hagglund adjourned the meeting at 1:17 PM.

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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President


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Vice President


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Director


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Director   


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Director                                                                                                                             

Attest:

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Jean Shumate, Ed.D.

Secretary to the Board 

 

STUDY SESSION
MINUTES

CALL TO ORDER

Natalie Hagglund called the Study Session to order at 1:17 PM.

The statutory waivers/suspensions of the Open Public Meeting Act (OPMA) cited in the Governor's Proclamation 20-28.14 have been extended, including that boards conduct meetings remotely and not in person, therefore, the December 15, 2020 Study Session is being held using the Zoom platform.

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Dec 15, 2020 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Topic: December 15, 2020 Stanwood-Camano School District Study Session

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83580644331
Or iPhone one-tap :
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Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
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TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION:
1. Budget Update - Steve Lidgard

Steve Lidgard, Executive Director of Business Services, provided a detailed report on 2020-2021 funding, including information on current enrollment as is relates to future apportionment revenue; general fund spending; state transportation funding; and, 2022 levy revenue, based on the current Full Time Equivalent (student) count. 

2. Student Engagement - Lloy Schaaf and Dan Johnston

Dr. Lloy Schaaf, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning, facilitated the elementary and secondary principals' presentation of the Student Engagement report. Principals shared  detailed information on student attendance; student engagement strategies (including academic and social/emotional supports); family engagement strategies (including communication tools, family liaison supports, school events, Parent-Teacher Association activities); and staff engagement (including staff and team meetings; communication opportunities; and professional development and collaboration opportunities).

ADJOURN
President Hagglund adjourned the study session at 3:58 PM.

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

_________________________________________

President


_________________________________________

Vice President


_________________________________________

Director


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Director   


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Director                                                                                                                             

Attest:

____________________________

Jean Shumate, Ed.D.

Secretary to the Board