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December 14, 2020 at 5:35 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER AND ESTABLISH A QUORUM
2. QUESTIONS REGARDING THE CONSENT AGENDA
3. PRESENTATION ITEM
3.A. Consider All Matters Incident and/or related to Public Officers and Employees, including but not limited to, Contracts Resignations, Hiring, Assignments, Allocations, and Salaries.
3.A.1. Continuation review of Board Policy Audit Review of Local Policies: The following Local Board policies have been reviewed and are presented as an information item. DNB(LOCAL), FDB(LOCAL), FEC(LOCAL), FEE(LOCAL), and FEF(LOCAL).
4. CLOSED SESSION
"The board may retire to closed session at any time between opening and adjourning the meeting for the purpose of deliberating business authorized by the Texas Open Meeting Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.001 et. Seq. Action, if any, will be taken in open session.
Specifically:
     551.074 For the purpose of considering appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline or dismissal of a public officer or employee or to hear complaints against a public officer.
     551.072  For the purpose of discussing purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property.
     551.0821 For the purpose of considering a matter regarding a public school student where personally identifiable information about the student will necessarily be revealed by the deliberation.
5. DINNER
6. ROUTINE BUSINESS
6.A. Pledges of Allegiance to the American and Texas Flags
6.B. School Officials Present
7. CONSENT AGENDA
7.A. Consider Approval of Board Minutes from November 2, 2020, for a Regular Meeting; November 16, 2020, for a Special Board Meeting; and December 14, 2020, for a Special Board Meeting.
7.B. Consider Approval of Expenditure Report for the month of November 2020: This report lists all checks written for the month of November 2020.
Action(s):
Consider Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented. This motion, made by Kenneth Romo and seconded by Mary Lou Martinez, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
8. ACTION ITEMS
8.A. Consider All Matters related to Teaching, Learning, and Innovation, including, but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
8.A.1. Consider Approval of the REACH HS Targeted Improvement Plan: Approve the 2020-2021 REACH HS TIP plan with adjustments. This plan will be submitted to TEA no later than December 18, 2020.
Action(s):
I recommend approval of the REACH HS Targeted Improvement Plan. This motion, made by Dewey Taliaferro and seconded by Cathy Gatica, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
8.B. Consider All Matters Incident and/or related to Public Officers and Employees, including but not limited to, Contracts Resignations, Hiring, Assignments, Allocations, and Salaries.
8.B.1. Consider Approval of New Hire Contract Recommendations: There are no contract recommendations for this meeting as of December 4, 2020.
8.B.2. Consider Approval of Superintendent's Evaluation: Proposed Superintendent Evaluation.
Action(s):
I recommend approval of the Superintendent's Evaluation. This motion, made by Doug Lee and seconded by Mary Lou Martinez, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
8.B.3. Consider Approval of Superintendent's Contract. 
Action(s):
I recommend approval of the Superintendent's Contract. This motion, made by Kenneth Romo and seconded by Cathy Gatica, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
9. INFORMATION ITEMS
9.A. Consider All Matters related to Teaching, Learning, and Innovation, including, but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
9.A.1. CISD Academic Planning Guide: A draft of the Academic Planning Guides for the 2021-2022 academic year will be provided which outlines changes to course offerings at the secondary level along with new courses which will be offered during the next academic year.
9.A.2. Follow-Up Secondary Science Report: Report will provide a quarterly program update from Denise Fisher, Secondary Coordinator of Science, which was presented to the Board of Education at the August 10, 2020, meeting.
9.A.3. Follow-Up Elementary Science Report: Report will provide a quarterly program update from Nikki McDorman, Elementary Coordinator of Science, which was presented to the Board of Education at the August 10, 2020, meeting.
9.A.4. Follow-Up Social Studies Report: Report will provide a quarterly program update from Kelly James, district Social Studies coach, which was presented to the Board of Education at the August 10, 2020, meeting. 
9.B. Consider All Matters related to Financial, including but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
9.B.1. The Castleberry Athletic Department received a donation check of $450.05 from the Castleberry Athletic Booster Club for the IMMS concession sink and prep table.
9.B.2. The Castleberry Athletic Department received a donation check of $4,396.50 from the Castleberry Athletic Booster Club for the purchase of CHS Football headsets.
9.B.3. Castleberry Elementary received a donation of 600 back packs and school supplies valued at $12,000 from World Vision for the students at Castleberry Elementary.  An appreciation letter from Principal Michelle Stapp is attached.
9.B.4. Castleberry Elementary received a donation of 250 reusable cloth face masks for children valued at $1,250 from Lorain Bretz for the students at Castleberry Elementary.  An appreciation letter from Principal Michelle Stapp is attached.
9.B.5. Castleberry Elementary received a donation of 200 disposable face masks, 30 bottles of hand sanitizer, and 240 small water bottles valued at $140 from Phary Kun for the students and staff at Castleberry Elementary.  An appreciation letter from Principal Michelle Stapp is attached.
9.B.6. Castleberry Elementary received a donation of Card My Yard signs valued at $100 from Cowtown Wire Nuts Electric Co. that were used for the welcome back of students. An appreciation letter from Principal Michelle Stapp is attached.
9.C. Consider All Matters Incident and/or related to Public Officers and Employees, including but not limited to, Contracts Resignations, Hiring, Assignments, Allocations, and Salaries.
9.C.1. Review Resignations Received:  Three resignations have been received as of December 4, 2020.
9.D. Consider All Matters related to Student Services/Capital Improvements Projects, including but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
9.D.1. Capital Improvements Projects Update (2020-21):  The Projects Report reflects work scheduled to be completed and funds expended through the 2020-21 school year.
9.E. BBB Local, Board of Education three-year terms
9.F. Eichelbaum Wardell, P.C. Update 11-15-20 and 12-1-20
9.G. School Board 2020-2021 Activity Calendar
9.H. 2021-2022 Budget Timeline
9.I. Board Policy
10. DISCUSSION ITEMS - BOARD OF EDUCATION
10.A. Board of Education Key Dates
10.B. School Board Operating Policy - review framework
10.C. Review and update the Superintendent Evaluation instrument.
10.D. Possible Bond Refinancing
10.E. Pandemic Plan/Action
11. ESTABLISH NEXT MEETING
11.A. Monday, January 11, 2021 for a Regular Board Meeting
12. ADJOURN

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