Dickinson Public Schools Unapproved Minutes from School Board Workshop to Draft Board Meeting Agenda Thursday, July 8, 2021, Noon Central Administration Offices Board Room The Dickinson Public School Board held a Board workshop on July 8, 2021, at the Central Administration Offices in the Board room.
Dickinson Public Schools
Unapproved Minutes from School Board Workshop to Draft Board Meeting Agenda
Thursday, July 8, 2021, Noon
Central Administration Offices Board Room
The Dickinson Public School Board held a Board workshop on July 8, 2021, at the Central Administration Offices in the Board room. Board members present were President Brent Seaks, Board Vice President Kim Schwartz, Board Member Michelle Orton, Board Member Jason Rodakowski, and Board Member David Wilkie. Others attending the workshop were Interim Superintendent Dr. Marcus Lewton, Assistant Superintendent Keith Harris, Business Manager Stephanie Hunter, Community Relations Coordinator Sarah Trustem, and School Board Secretary Twila Petersen.
Call to Order - Board President Seaks called the workshop to order at noon.
Draft the July 12, 2021, Regular Board Meeting Agenda - Interim Superintendent Dr. Lewton addressed the Board. He will be providing several updates on Monday at the Board meeting in his Interim Superintendent's report. The updates will be regarding kindergarten pre-registration, busing pre-registration, policy services, the District's 2021-2022 Continuity of Services Plan, and the District's long-range plan for facilities.
The Continuity Plan includes information regarding health and safety protocols, instructional delivery models, modes of communication, school meals, transportation, special education, and activities. The Continuity Plan was created to be flexible. The next step is to receive employee and public input on the plan. There was a brief discussion regarding the health plan that will be drafted soon.
Business Manager Hunter presented information regarding the District's revenue. She reported the District has increased its revenue by $6 million to close out the fiscal year. There are title and grant carry-over funds of approximately $1.1 million that did not get added into the revenue received for the 2020-2021 fiscal year but will carry over to be received in the 2021-2022 fiscal year.
Board members reviewed some potential dates to schedule a Board Retreat. Board member committee assignments will be on the agenda for Monday's Board meeting. There was a discussion regarding Board representatives for negotiations.
Board members will review a list of potential new names that will be emailed to them soon for the two virtual schools.
There are several school board policy revisions for the Board's consideration at its meeting on Monday.
Board Member Orton requested an update regarding the CTE Center. Interim Superintendent Lewton reported there will be interviews for the candidates for the position of the CTE Director next week Monday.
Adjournment -The workshop adjourned at 12:51 p.m.
Brent Seaks, Board President
Stephanie Hunter, Business Manager
Twila Petersen, Board Secretary
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