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May 23, 2016 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. Opening of Meeting
I.A. Call to Order 
I.B. Roll Call
I.C. Mission:  Nurturing Each Child, Educating All Students, Building World Citizens
I.D. Approval of Agenda
I.E. Approval of Minutes
I.E.1. May 9, 2016 special meeting
I.E.2. May 9, 2016 regular meeting
I.E.3. May 16, 2016 worksession
II. Superintendent's Report
III. Recogniton
III.A. Retirees - John Brandenburg, Juliette Buckberry, Sue Hulteen, Liz Jamo, Aram Kabodian, Steve Ralph, Laurie Stirling, Ann Zygmontowicz 
III.B. Edgewood Village Scholars - Seniors - Austin Brown (MSU), Madisyn Carroll (MSU), Malcym Carroll (MSU), Aziu Mayan (LCC), Razia Muhammadi (MSU), Muhammed Muhammed Salih (U/M)
III.C. Edgewood Village Scholars - Incoming Students - Sommer Aljaari, Meghan Murrin, Juelles Read Ah'shalyanna Vidal and Wilby Inna
III.D. The Capital Area Career Center Engineering team placed first in the Square One Innovative Design competition on May 14. Students participated in the Endurance category which posed a challenge to create a vehicle that could travel the longest distance in one hour. The first place Career Center team traveled 15.6 miles in a car with an electric motor while the second place team completed 12 miles. The student team included two East Lansing students - Jonathon Riley and Joshua Wolfinger.
IV. Student Representative Report 
V. Parent Council Reports 
VI. Public Hearing on Sex Education Materials and Methods 
VI.A. Opening of Public Hearing with comments from Mary Ellen Vrbanac, Supervisor of Sex Education Advisory Board
VI.A.1. Proposed Sexual Health Education Materials for Students with Developmental Disabilities in self-contained special education classrooms ages 9+: Marsh Media -  "Girls Grow Up" Video and Booklets; "Boys Grow Up" Video and Booklets; "Puberty and Personal Safety for Girls" Video and Booklets; "Puberty and Personal Safety for Boys" Video.
VI.B. Public Comment on Sex Education materials and methods being proposed
VI.C. Conclude Public Hearing
VII. Consent Agenda 
Motion:  The Board of Education approve the consent agenda to include the following items:
VII.A. Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Membership for 2016-17
VIII. Board Comments 
IX. Public Comment:    This is the opportunity to address the Board.  Speakers are to confine their remarks to three minutes.  If a speaker requires more than three minutes, after all other persons who have requested to speak during this part of the meeting have spoken, that speaker will be allowed additional time.  The Superintendent or other district staff may comment to clear up or avoid significant misunderstandings. 
X. Action Items
X.A. Sexual Education Materials
Motion:  The Board of Education approve the Sexual Health Education Materials for Students with Developmental Disabilities in self-contained special education classrooms ages 9+: Marsh Media -  "Girls Grow Up" Video and Booklets; "Boys Grow Up" Video and Booklets; "Puberty and Personal Safety for Girls" Video and Booklets; "Puberty and Personal Safety for Boys" Video.
X.B. Sexual Education Advisory Board (SEAB) - Number of Members (revision)
Motion:  The Board of Education revise the number of members to serve on the Sex Education advisory board to thirteen (13) plus a representative of the ELPS Administration who shall serve in a non-voting capacity.   Of the 13 voting members, at least one (1) and no more than two (2) shall be pupils of the school district.  Alternates may be named for the pupil members.  Alternate pupil members are eligible to sit at the board table and vote if designated by one of the appointed pupils who is unable to attend a given meeting of the board.
X.C. High School Band and Orchestra Trip to Washington DC in May 2017
Motion:  The Board of Education approve a high school band and orchestra trip to Washington DC in May 2017 as presented.
X.D. Purchase of Technology Hardware for Summer Projects
X.D.1. Laptops from Inacom
Motion:  The Board of Education approve the purchase of 165 Hewlett Packard Probook laptops from Inacom TSG in the amount of $92,221.80.
X.D.2. Computers from Sehi Computer Products
Motion:  The Board of Education approve the purchase of 120 Hewlett Packard Prodesk computers and monitors from Sehi Computer Products, Inc. in the amount of $62,309.50.
X.D.3. Apple iPads
Motion:  The Board of Education approve the purchase of 45 Apple iPads from Apple in the amount of $22,055.00.
X.E. Middle School Math Program (CMP)
Motion:  The Board of Education approve the Connected Mathematics Project 3 (CMP3) materials as the 7th- and 8th-grade math textbook series in the amount of $38,470.18 to be paid out of the 2015 - 2016 curriculum budget. 
X.F. Superintendent/Board of Education Communication Plan
Motion:  The Board of Education accept the BOE/Superintendent Communication Plan as presented.
XI. Board Discussion
XI.A. Student Representative - for the 2016-17 school year we will have two new student representatives to the Board.   They are Aiden Kakela and Anna Barr.  Beginning with 2016-17 we will have a designated seat in the front audience row for the student representative.  They will report from the podium during the time on the agenda for their report.  This change is being proposed for two reasons:  to alleviate space crowding at the board table and to allow the student to easily leave the meeting after their report if they choose.
XII. Committee Reports 
XII.A. Intergovernmental Relations
XII.B. Personnel Committee
XII.C. Policy Committee
XII.D. Ingham School Officers Association (ISOA)
XIII. Announcements 
XIII.A. Bond Update - June 20, 2016 Board worksession from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.  in the Board Room.  As is our practice with worksessions this meeting will not be recorded.  Interested parents and community members may attend this open meeting.
XIV. Adjournment 
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