BOARD OF EDUCATIONAGENDASeptember 12, 2016The 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 5 p.m.Board Goal Setting Work Session -- 5-6:45 p.m.
Call to Order Regular Meeting -- 7 p.m.Approval of AgendaSpecial RecognitionNEA Foundation Teaching Excellence Award Winner
& Kansas Teacher of the Year Finalist -- Lucinda Crenshaw-- Laurie Folsom, president, Lawrence Education AssociationLawrence Schools Foundation Support of Learning Forward/Future Ready-- Jerri Kemble, assistant superintendent, innovation & technologyRecognition of AudienceCONSENT AGENDA (ITEMS MARKED WITH *)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."Financial Reports*Approvals*
- Contract with PresenceLearning, Inc. for Speech/Language Services
- Amended Contract for Districtwide Facility Improvements w/GSR Construction
- Purchase of Secure Entry Card Readers -- Deerfield, Kennedy, Schwegler
- Pavement for Ryan Gray Playground for All Children -- Hillcrest
- Purchase of Fuel Education Curriculum -- Lawrence Virtual School
- Purchase of Kajeet Hotspots
- Board Policy Committee Recommendations
Report of President of Board of EducationReport of Superintendent of SchoolsBoard CommentaryReports-- Marcel Harmon, board president-- Janelle Martin, past chair, LiveWell Lawrence Tobacco Free Work Group-- Jerri Kemble, assistant superintendent, innovation & technologyReports and Approval-- Tony Barron, executive director, facilities & operationsAdjournment
Future Agenda ItemsReport: Blended Learning Comparative DataApproval: Purchase of Aqueous Ozone Cleaning Machines
AnnouncementsSeptember 15 -- Finance Advisory Council Meeting, ESDC -- 4 p.m.September 16 -- LSF Community Education Breakfast, DoubleTree Hotel -- 7:30-9 a.m.September 19 -- Board Policy Committee Meeting, ESDC -- 10:30 a.m.September 26 -- Master Plan: Secondary School Improvements Work Session, ESDC -- 5 p.m.September 26 -- Regular Board Meeting, ESDC -- 7 p.m.