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December 21, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER - 6:00 p.m. in the River Falls High School Media Center also available via YouTube
 
2. MANNER OF PUBLIC NOTIFICATION OF MEETING
 
3. HEARING OF VISITORS OR DELEGATIONS
 
4. INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
4.A. Acknowledgement / Recognition 
4.A.1. Wildcat Pride Awards
 
4.B. Superintendent, Administrative, and Student Representative Reports
4.B.1. Superintendent Report
 
4.B.2. Administrative Reports
 
4.B.3. Student Representative Report
 
4.C. Social/Emotional student support (Meyer Middle School)
4.D. District Equity, Inclusivity, and Diversity (EID) Committee Update
4.E. Learning environment updates for Virtual/e-School, Hybrid grades 7-12, in school grades PK-6
4.F. Future considerations for shift/pivot in learning environment (proactive planning)
5. ACTION ITEMS
5.A. Consideration and/or Action to determine a change/pivot from the "HYBRID Learning Environment" and athletic/co-curricular programs, spectator updates, and/or any details contained within our Wildcat Roadmap (district plan document for school operations during COVID-pandemic.)
1. Staff and Student COVID-impact in District
2. Regional and school district COVID-statistics
Description:  Administration will discuss existing COVID-statistics in our region and local school district criteria and if there is a perceived need to shift into an alternative learning environment and/or revise our Wildcat Roadmap. (Presentation link)
Recommended Action: Determine if we need to pivot/shift the "Learning Environment" and related programs to include but not limited to athletics, spectators, co-curriculars, and music.
5.B. Approval of minutes, bills and recommended employment
Description:  The following have been submitted for approval:
Item 1: November 16, 2020, Regular Board of Education meeting minutes
Item 2: November 23, 2020, Special Board of Education meeting minutes
Item 3: November 30, 2020, Special Board of Education meeting minutes
Item 4: December 7, 2020, Special Board of Education meeting minutes
Item 5: December 14, 2020, Special Board of Education meeting minutes
Item 6: Bills submitted for payment
Item 7: Pursuant to Board Policy which references Wisconsin Statutes Sections 111, 118, 121, all employees who require Wisconsin state certification shall be recommended by the superintendent to the Board of Education for approval. All recommendations presented at this time are pursuant to approved Board policies and accompanying administrative procedures.
Recommended Action:  Approve minutes, bills, and employment as presented.
5.C. Budget Forecast for the 2021-2022 school year
Description:  Chad Smurawa, Director of Finance and Facilities, will share the budget forecast for the 2021-2022 school year.
Recommended Action: None, Informational only.
5.D. Consideration and/or Action to approve December 14, 2020, Educational Program Committee recommendations
Description:  The Educational Program Committee met on December 14, 2020, to review/discuss the district version for all high school students to include: College and Career Readiness, academics and graduation credit requirements, and social-emotional health support; and approve first readings of proposed revisions to graduation credit requirements from 30 to 28 referenced in board policy 345.6 Graduation Requirements and policy 345.6-Rule Graduation Requirement Guidelines.
Recommended Action: 
1. Approve the first reading of revisions to policy 345.6 Graduation Requirements.
2. Approve the first reading of revisions to policy 345.6-Rule Graduation Requirement Guidelines.
5.E. Consideration and/or Action to approve the second reading of revisions to Policy 461 Wisconsin Academic Excellence Scholarship
Description:  Jennifer Peterson, Director of Academic Services presented recommended revisions to Policy 461 Wisconsin Academic Excellence Scholarship to the committee at the December 7, 2020, Educational Program Committee meeting.  The first reading was approved at the December 14, 2020, Special Board meeting.
Recommended Action: Approve the second reading of revisions to Policy 461 Wisconsin Academic Excellence Scholarship.
5.F. Proposed/suggested items for the next regular and future Board meeting agenda(s)
Description:  As always, Board members will be given the opportunity to suggest items for future Board member agendas.
Recommended Action:  As needed.
5.G. Schedule next Board/Committee meetings
Description:  Upcoming Board meeting dates, times, and locations will be reviewed.
Recommended Action:  Set meeting schedule as follows:
Special Board of Education meeting: Monday, January 4, 2021, 6:00 pm
Personnel Committee meeting: Monday, January 11, 2021, 5:30 pm
Educational Program Committee meeting: Monday, January 11, 2021, 6:00 pm
Special Board of Education meeting: Monday, January 11, 2021, 6:30 pm
Finance and Facilities Committee meeting: Monday, January 18, 2021, 6:00 p.m.
Regular Board of Education meeting: Monday, January 18. 2021, 6:30 pm
All the above meetings will be held at River Falls High School, 818 Cemetery Road
5.H. Request for anticipated executive session pursuant to Wisconsin Statute Section 19.85(1)(c)(e)(roll call vote required) for the purpose of approving 2020-21 Bargaining Goals as well as school forest improvement plans and related funding options.
 
6. CONVENE TO EXECUTIVE SESSION
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