February 20, 2020 Agenda

Thursday, February 20, 2020 / 6:30pm
District Service Center / Cottage Grove, MN

The purpose of this meeting is to consider the following:

1.0 Call to Order; Roll Call

2.0 Pledge of Allegiance

3.0 Approval of Agenda

4.0 District Highlights: Teacher of the Year Nominations

• Jason Jankowski, Park High School
• Jaimie Forkrud, Pine Hill Elementary School
• Lisa Peterson, Liberty Ridge Elementary School

5.0 Public Comment: At this time, individuals may speak to the School Board on any item that is not on tonight’s agenda. The Board will not respond to or discuss your comments. Character abuse or specific complaints identifying staff, students or task force members will not be permitted. The Superintendent may be asked to prepare a response to your concerns. Our policy allows three minutes per person.

6.0 Consent Items:
All consent items are considered routine and non-controversial by the School Board and will be approved by a single motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items. Prior to this meeting, Board members have had the opportunity to review each of these items and may request that any item be moved to the Action Items for individual consideration.

6.1 Approval of Retirements, Resignations and Terminations
6.2 Approval of Leaves of Absence
6.3 Approval of New Employees/Change of Status

6.4 Approval of Extended Field Trips
6.5 Approval of Electronic Fund Transfers
6.6 Approval of Resolution to Accept Gifts
6.7 Approval of January 23, 2020 School Board Meeting Minutes
6.8 Approval of February 6, 2020 School Board Meeting Minutes
6.9 Approval of Student Teaching Agreement with Adler Graduate School
6.10 Approval of Student Teaching Agreement with Valley City State University
6.11 Approval of Data Switch Bid
6.12 Approval of 2020 Pavement Maintenance Bid

7.0 Workshop Items: Agenda item scheduled for the March 6, 2020 meeting

8.0 Information Items:

8.1 Inclusive Playgrounds 
Kwame Ayim, Director of Facilities
Theresa Blume-Thole, Cottage Grove Elementary Principal

8.2 Review of Indian Education Plan & Parent Concurrence
Cori Thompson, Director of Achievement and Integration
Compliance Document

8.3 Financial Update
Dan Pyan, Director of Finance and Operations
8.3 PPT

9.0 Discussion Items: None.

10.0 Action Items:

10.1 Approval of Proposed Policy Updates
Mike Johnson, Assistant Superintendent

10.2 Approval of Achievement and Integration Plan
Cori Thompson, Director of Achievement and Integration
2020-23 Goals

11.0 Reports and Comments:

11.1 Superintendent’s Report
11.2 Student School Board Representatives Reports

12.0 Future Meeting Dates:

12.1 March 5, 2020 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)
12.2 March 26, 2020 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)

13.0 Closed Session:
Pursuant to Minnesota Statute 13D.03 for labor negotiations.

14.0 Adjournment