October 22, 2018
    The Board of Education of Lawrence Public Schools, USD 497, will meet in the Interactive Technology Center (First Floor) of the Educational Support & Distribution Center, 110 McDonald Drive, Lawrence, Kansas, at 7:00 p.m. 


    Call to Order -7:00 p.m.
    Approval of Agenda
    Special Recognition

    National Speech and Debate Tournament World Schools Debate Top Speaker Vera Petrovic, Lawrence High School

    --Presented by Jeff Plinsky, Lawrence High Debate Coach

    Lawrence Teachers of the Year and Kansas Teacher of the Year Finalist Nicole Corn, Sunset Hill Elementary kindergarten teacher, and Semifinalist Cari Davis, Liberty Memorial Central Middle School English as a Second Language teacher

    --Presented by Dr. Anthony Lewis, Superintendent

    Lawrence Horizon Award Winners Cheyenne Hansen-Marlow, Schwegler Elementary psychologist, and Alyssa Barratt, Free State High math teacher

    --Presented by Dr. Anthony Lewis, Superintendent


    Report of President of Board of Education

    Report of Superintendent of Schools

    Patron Commentary

    Board Commentary


    Consent agenda items are those that are considered routine and are adopted by one motion unless any Board Member or the Superintendent requests that an item be removed. The item/items removed are voted on separately.

    Motion:   “I move the Board of Education adopt the items listed on the Consent Agenda.”


    October 8, 2018 - Regular Meeting

    Financial Reports*


    Personnel Report*

    Monthly Vouchers*


      1. BoardDocs Board Management System
      2. Let's Talk! Platform - K12 Insight
      3. AVID
      4. Appointment of Appeal Hearing Officer


    Employee Assistance Program/Staff Wellness Report - Presentation

    --David Cunningham, director, human resources & legal services

    --Denise Johnson, assistant director of health and wellness


    Executive Session - Negotiations


    Future Agenda Items


    • November 12, 2018 Regular Board Meeting, 7 p.m.
    • November 26, 2018 Regular Board Meeting, 7 p.m.