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December 14, 2020 at 5:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. CALL TO ORDER
II. ROLL CALL
III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Tricia Zunker, President
IV. READING OF THE MISSION STATEMENT
V. PUBLIC AND STUDENT COMMENT
VI. APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA (Action Requested)
Attachments: (1)
VI.A. Additional Staff / Replacement Staff
VI.B. Contract Increases / Decreases
VI.C. Contract Renewals / Non-renewals
VI.D. Leaves of Absence
VI.E. Resignations
VI.F. Terminations
VI.G. Voluntary Retirements
VI.H. Minutes: Regular Session of November 9, 2020; Closed Session of November 9, 2020; Special Session of November 23, 2020; and Closed Session of November 23, 2020.
Attachments: (2)
VI.I. Payment of Bills/Budget Status and Investment Report
Attachments: (1)
VI.J. Donations to the District
Attachments: (1)
VII. Approve 2019-20 Audit Report (Action Requested)
Description:  Chuck Krueger from Hawkins Ash CPAs, will present to the Board the results of the Wausau School District June 30, 2020, Audited Financial Statements. 
Attachments: (1)
VIII. OLD/RECURRING BUSINESS
VIII.A. Referendum Update
Attachments: (1)
VIII.B. Education/Operations Committee Meeting
VIII.B.1. Neola Update Vol.29, No. 2 (Action Requested)
Description:  The administration presented suggested updates to the Board Policy Manual.  
Attachments: (31)
VIII.B.2. Legal Expense Summary for 1st Quarter
Description:  Chief Finance and Business Services Officer, Bob Tess presented a summary report representing all legal expenses incurred by the District during the first quarter of 2020-21.  The report is broken down by law firm and legal advice sought.
Attachments: (1)
VIII.B.3. Presentation of Financial Projection Model Assumptions
Description:  Bob Tess, Chief Finance and Business Services Officer, and Noel Tordsen, Supervisor of Financial Services, shared many of the key variables contributing to the District's multi-year financial projection model.  The model represents a baseline using current information, to which adjustments are subsequently made.  The projection model uses budget numbers from the 2020-2021 District budget with percentages and/or dollar amounts cast forward along with adjustments to create this baseline.  Once these assumptions are built into the projection model it will be presented to the Board at a later date.
Attachments: (2)
VIII.B.4. Whole Child - Whole Wausau Optimization of Resources - OR1
Description:  Larry Cihlar and Bob Tess presented a short cycle report on Optimization of Resources goal #1 (OR1).  Through optimizing staffing and building efficiencies, by 2023 all schools will have comprehensive pupil services teams, unique to each school, to best support the whole child's social, emotional, behavioral, academic, and safety needs.
Attachments: (1)
VIII.B.5. New Course Requests for the 2021-22 School Year 
Description:  Jennifer Rauscher provided the Board with an update on the accelerated automotive pathway. 
Attachments: (1)
VIII.B.6. Student Fee Requests for the 2021-22 School Year (Action Requested)
Description:  Jennifer Rauscher reviewed changes to the 2021-2022 Student Fee List. 
Attachments: (2)
VIII.B.7. 4K Program Agreement (Action Requested)
Description: 

The Wausau School District four-year-old kindergarten program has entered into Program Agreements with community collaboration sites since 2002.  In the past five years, the WSD have had agreements with the following sites:

 

Wausau Child Care East and West

Mountain View Montessori

Woodson YMCA & YWCA Wausau Branch

Newman Catholic Schools

 

Kara Rakowski, 4K Principal and Early Childhood Coordinator, and Andrea Sheridan, Director of Teaching, Learning and Leadership Integration, will review the Program Agreement for the 2021-2022 school year.

Attachments: (1)
VIII.B.8. School Safety Drill Update
Description:  The administration presented the compiled reports from School Safety Drills. 
IX. NEW BUSINESS
IX.A. Education/Operations Committee Meeting 
IX.A.1. Calendar Update Re: Afternoon Parent-Teacher Conferences (Action Requested)
Description:  Diana White shared an update regarding the afternoon parent-teacher conferences. 
Attachments: (1)
IX.B. Pandemic Experiences: Secondary Student Achievement & Engagement
Description:  Jennifer Rauscher will share an update regarding student achievement & engagement at the secondary level. 
Attachments: (1)
X. COMMITTEE UPDATES/BOARD REFERRALS
XI. OPEN FORUM
XI.A. Board Member Professional Growth & Development Report
XI.B. Legislative Liaison Report
XI.C. Superintendent Commentary
XI.D. Presiding Officer Commentary
XII. REQUEST FOR CLOSED SESSION PURSUANT TO STATE STATUTES
XII.A. Approve Administrators Contracts s. 19.85 (1)(c) 
XII.B. Evaluation of Superintendent of Schools s. 19.85(1)(c)
XII.C. Reconvene in Open Session, to take further action if necessary and appropriate.
XIII. ADJOURN

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