BOARD OF EDUCATION
January 23, 2017
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 4:30 p.m.
Pre-Meeting Work Session -- Board Professional Development -- 4:30-6:45 p.m. (Led by Kansas Association of School Boards)
Call to Order Regular Meeting -- 7 p.m.
Approval of Agenda
Special Recognition of Students, Staff, & Community Partners
KSDE School Bus Safety Poster Contest K-2 State Winner & National Third-Place Winner, Kaylee Clancy, Langston Hughes Elementary School
-- Jackie Mickel, principal, Langston Hughes Elementary School
-- Ron May, director, operations
-- Wayne Zachary, First Student Lawrence branch manager
BackSnack Program Partners Trinity Episcopal Church & Cornerstone Baptist Church
-- Howard Diacon, Sunflower Elementary School, representing Lawrence elementary school principals
Report of President of Board of Education
Report of Superintendent of Schools
CONSENT 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."
-- Kevin Harrell, executive director, student services
-- Laura Basham, assistant director, special education
Reports and Approvals
-- Angelique Nedved, assistant superintendent, teaching & learning
-- Terry McEwen, director, curriculum, instruction & assessment
-- Patrick Kelly, director, innovation learning
Future Agenda Items
Report: Learning Forward/Future Ready for High Schools
Report: USD 497 Annual Enrollment
January 24 -- Board Lunch @ Sunflower -- 11 a.m.
January 30 -- Community Conversation about Racial Equity in Lawrence Public Schools Lawrence High Cafeteria -- 6-8 p.m.
January 31 -- Board Lunch @ Liberty Memorial Central -- 12 noon
February 7 -- Board Lunch @ Langston Hughes -- 11:15 a.m.
February 8 -- Employee Advisory Committee Meeting, ESDC -- 7 a.m.
February 9 -- Discover Bert Nash Tour, Bert Nash Facility -- 12-1 p.m.
February 13 -- Executive Session/Regular Board Meeting, ESDC -- 6:15 p.m./7 p.m.