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September 17, 2020 at 11:00 AM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE, AND PLEDGE TO THE TEXAS FLAG
As a result of a state proclamation declaring a Temporary Suspension of Open Meetings Laws issued on March 16, 2020, designed to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings (also called "social distancing"), this FSHISD Board Meeting will be conducted via videoconferencing, which will be audible to the Board and public and allow for two-way communication.

The Board President, presiding officer or trustees may not be physically present at one location but a quorum will be required for the meeting. The public may access this meeting via the FSHISD Facebook page at www.facebook.com/FSHISD. An electronic copy of the agenda packet may be viewed on the district’s website, located at www.fshisd.net.

A recording of the meeting will be available for viewing on the District’s website. Public comments should have been emailed to boardmeeting@fshisd.org prior to the beginning of the meeting by any member of the public wishing to address the Board of Trustees on an agenda item.
2. QUORUM
3. MINUTES FROM REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING OF AUGUST 27, 2020
The Superintendent recommends approving the minutes from the Regular Business Meeting of August 27, 2020, as submitted.
4. PUBLIC ADDRESS 
Board Policy BED(LOCAL) sets out the requirements for Public Comments and Public Address portions of meeting.  The Public Comment Portion of a meeting, involving non-agenda items, is only available at Regular Board Meetings, while the Public Address Portion involving posted open meeting agenda items, will be available at every Board Meeting.

There will be separate sign-in sheets for both types of public participation at Regular Meetings, and both must be filled out by no later than five (5) minutes before the scheduled start of a meeting.  If a person does not do so, they will not be permitted to participate.  Both types of sign-in sheets will be placed on a podium in the Professional Development Center located at 1908 Winans Road, San Antonio, Texas 78234.

At Special or Called Board Meetings, there will only be a sign-up sheet for addressing the Board about open meeting Agenda items, and this must be filled out by no later than five (5) minutes before the scheduled start of a meeting if a person wishes to address the Board on an open meeting Agenda item.
5. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT (Superintendent's Goal - Communication and Engagement, Student Growth and Achievement, and School Safety)
A. Teaching and Learning
B. Principals' Reports
C. Special Education Co-op
D. Finance and Operations
E. Technology
F.  Athletics 
6. BOARD OF TRUSTEES COMMENTS
A.  District, Local, and State Events
B.  Review of Conferences and Training Attended
C.  Student, Staff, and Trustee Achievements and Special Recognition
7. FINANCIAL REPORTS FOR AUGUST 2020 (District Operations, Facilities, and Financial Management)
The Superintendent recommends approving the Financial Reports for August 2020 as submitted.
8. QUARTERLY INVESTMENT REPORT FOR 06/01/2020 TO 08/31/2020
The Superintendent recommends approving the Quarterly Investment Report for 06/01/2020 to 08/31/2020 as submitted.
9. BUDGET AMENDMENT NO. 1 FOR THE 2020 - 2021 FISCAL YEAR
The Superintendent recommends approving Budget Amendment No. 1 for the 2020 - 2021 Fiscal Year as submitted.
10. CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION TO ADOPT PROPOSED CHANGES TO LOCAL DISTRICT POLICY
The Superintendent recommends adopting the proposed changes to the following local policies as submitted:

CH(LOCAL) PURCHASING AND ACQUISITION
DEC(LOCAL) COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS LEAVES AND ABSENCES
11. CISCO SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE CONTRACT FOR OCTOBER 2020 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2021 (District Operations, Facilities, and Financial Management)
The Superintendent recommends approving the request to renew the CISCO technology maintenance and support coverage as submitted.
12. 2020 STATE ACCOUNTABILITY RATINGS 
No Action Needed - Report and Discussion Only
13. 2020 STATE OF TEXAS ASSESSMENT OF ACADEMIC READINESS (STAAR), STAAR ALTERNATE, TEXAS ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY ASSESSMENT SYSTEM (TELPAS), TELPAS ALTERNATE
No Action Needed - Report and Discussion Only
14. TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY (TEA) ASYNCHRONOUS INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN
The Superintendent recommends approving the TEA Asynchronous Instructional Plan as submitted.
15. 2020 - 2021 DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN (Student Growth and Achievement)
The Superintendent recommends approving the 2020 - 2021 District Improvement Plan developed in coordination with the District Educational Improvement Council (DEIC) as submitted.
16. 2020 - 2021 FORT SAM HOUSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND ROBERT G. COLE MIDDLE / HIGH SCHOOL CAMPUS IMPROVEMENT PLANS (Student Growth and Achievement)
The Superintendent recommends approving the 2020 - 2021 Fort Sam Houston Elementary School and Robert G. Cole Middle / High School Campus Improvement Plans as submitted.
17. SCHOOL HEALTH ADVISORY COUNCIL (SHAC) MEMBERSHIP FOR THE 2020 - 2021 SCHOOL YEAR (Student Growth and Achievement, Communication and Engagement)
The Superintendent recommends approving the SHAC Membership for the 2020 - 2021 school year as submitted.
18. RESOLUTION REGARDING THE EXTRACURRICULAR STATUS OF THE BEXAR COUNTY 4-H ORGANIZATION
The Superintendent recommends adopting the resolution regarding the extracurricular status of the Bexar County 4-H organization as submitted.
19. CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE  ACTION TO APPROVE THAT THE BEXAR COUNTY EXTENSION DIRECTOR, OR HIS / HER DESIGNEE WHO MEETS ALL NECESSARY CRITERIA, BE RECOGNIZED AS ADJUNCT STAFF MEMBERS AND THAT STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN 4-H / EXTENSION EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES BE COUNTED IN ATTENDANCE FOR FOUNDATION SCHOOL PROGRAM PURPOSES 
The Superintendent recommends approving that the Bexar County Extension Director, or his / her designee who meets all necessary criteria, be recognized as adjunct staff members and that students participating in 4-H / Extension educational activities be counted in attendance for Foundation School Program purposes.
20. UPCOMING TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES AND ATTENDEES
No Action Needed - Discussion Only
21. PUBLIC COMMENTS
22. CLOSED MEETING AS AUTHORIZED BY TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 551.074 PERSONNEL MATTERS
22.A. Hiring and/or Issuing of Contracts
22.B. Personnel Issues - Information Only
22.B.1. Resignations
22.B.2. Retirements
22.B.3. Terminations
22.B.4. Reassignments
22.C. Other Personnel Issues
23. ACTION ON ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED MEETING
23.A. No Action Needed - Information Only
23.B. No Action Needed - Information Only
23.C. No Action Needed
24. ADJOURNMENT
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