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May 8, 2018 at 7:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
Executive Session for Salary and Benefits, and Personnel - 6:30 p.m.
Call to Order - 7:00 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance
Adjustments to Agenda
Adopt Agenda with Any Addenda
Student & Staff Recognition
Torrington High School Instrumental Music Performances Under the Direction of Richard Zigweid
Whitney Zigweid and Angelica Walberg - Clarinet Duet
Tim Randolph and Sarah Hawkins - Trumpet Duet
Recognition of GCSD#1 2018 Teacher of the Year Honorees, Nyana Sims and Stephen Hart
Recognition of Teachers Hilary Gore and Stephen Hart for Earning National Board Certification
Recognition of Torrington Middle School Students for Placing at Wyoming State History Day and Advancing to Nationals
Recognition of District Art Students Who Placed First at the 2018 Wyoming Art Educators Symposium
Recognition of District Students Who Placed at the 2018 State FFA Convention
Recognition of Clay Peterson for Successfully Obtaining the Monsanto "America's Farmers Grow Communities" Grant in the Amount of $2,500.00 on Behalf of the LFL FFA, LFL FBLA, and SE FFA Programs
Recognition of Students Who Earned WHSAA Good Sportsmanship Awards:  Dani Masterson and Jade Cooper, THS Girls Soccer; and William Fluckiger, THS Boys Soccer
Attachments: (1)
Information and Proposals (no action)
Presentation by Torrington High School Engineering Competition Students
Presentation by Torrington High School Career Quest Students
School Presentation by Lingle Ft. Laramie Schools
Update on District Gifted and Talented Program by Building Liaisons
Public Forum
Recommended Actions
Consent Agenda
Approve minutes of April 10, 2018, regular meeting and executive session, and minutes of May 1, 2018, special meeting/work session.
Attachments: (2)
Approve monthly bills
Approve district monthly fiscal statement
Attachments: (1)
Accept donation from the Southeast Booster Club in the amount of $859.71 for the purchase of  t-shirts for Southeast Schools staff members.
Attachments: (1)
Approve request per District Policy 5147 (Field Trips) to allow five qualified Torrington Middle School students to travel to College Park, Maryland to participate in National History Day June 9-14, 2018 traveling on non-school days, exceeding recommended travel times, and traveling out of state.
Attachments: (2)
Approve contracting with 0311 Tactical Solutions LLC for Armed Intruder Preparedness workshops and to conduct site threat assessments on August 20-24, 2018 in the total amount of $6,625.00 (funded by Title IV or state/federal school security funds)
Attachments: (2)
Approve purchase exceeding $5,000.00 for the contract renewal with Follett for Destiny Library management software in the amount of $5,092.50 for July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019.
Attachments: (1)
Approve purchase exceeding $5,000.00 for the purchase of a Lexia Core 5 Reading Unlimited license and support package for Lincoln Elementary from Lexia Learning Systems in the total amount of $9,900.00 (funding split between building General Fund and Title I funds)
Attachments: (1)
Approve purchase exceeding $5,000.00 for the purchase of ten iPads and cases for special education staff and student use from Apple Inc in the total amount of $7,129.50 (funded by IDEA 6B)
Attachments: (1)
Approve contract with Wyoming Behavioral Institute for academic tutoring services at the rate of $20.00 per hour for Student #1468 starting on April 13, 2018 through the date of student discharge.
Approve special education contract with Wyoming Child and Family Development Inc to provide extended school year services to Student #1289 and Student #9572 (aged out of Torrington Learning Center) not to exceed $735.00 from June 1, 2018, through July 31, 2018.
Approve contract with Peak Wellness Center for wrap-around services including emergency evaluations, individual, and family counseling at the rate of $160.00 per hour, total contract not to exceed $5,000.00 from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
Approve contract with Peak Wellness Center for emergency suicide evaluation, individual counseling, and report writing at the rate of $160.00 per hour, total contract not to exceed $7,500.00 from July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019
Approve 2018 Summer School principals:  Tim Williams as Elementary Principal, and Dave Plendl as Secondary Principal
Attachments: (1)
Old Business
Consider Approval of Proposed Revisions to District Policy 5152.5 (Homeless Students) as Presented on Second and Final Reading

Since the first reading last month, further revisions were made using the WSBA policy and district legal counsel recommendation to ensure compliance with ESSA.  Final approval will be given at a third reading in June.
Consider Approval of Proposed Revisions to District Policy 5127 (Graduation Requirements) as Presented on Second and Final Reading
Attachments: (1)
New Business
Consider Approval of 2018-2019 District Salary CompensationThe Salary Relations team will be meeting on Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5.  Information including proposed salaries and benefits for 2018-19 will be shared with district staff and the Board.  A complete package will be available at the time of the board meeting
Consider Approval of Superintendent Salary for the 2018-2019 School Year
Consider Approval of Offering Teaching Contract(s) for the 2018-2019 School Year

Additional hiring recommendations may be available at the time of the meeting.
Approve Contracting with Brooke Carson LLC for Autism and Behavioral Consulting Services for District Staff
Consider Approval of Contracting with Quill for the Purchase of 840 Cases of District Copy Paper
Attachments: (1)
Consider Approval of Purchase Exceeding $5,000.00 for the Purchase of Bus Alignment Equipment for the Transportation Department from Myers Tire Supply
Attachments: (1)
Approve Purchase Exceeding $5,000 for the Purchase of New and Additional Surveillance Cameras from Golden West Technologies
Attachments: (1)
Consider Approval of Fund Transfer to Capital Construction 

This transfer will be used to fund building security projects, including the upgrade of Torrington High School's intercom system
Attachments: (1)
Consider Approval of General Budget Fund Transfer to the District Lunch Fund
Attachments: (1)
Future Meetings
There will be a special board meeting on Tuesday, May  22, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. for the approval of the preliminary budget.  The Annual Retiree Reception will also be held following the meeting.
Board Member Orientation and Leadership Governance Training with Sue Belish, WSBA Board Development Training Director, will be on Monday June 11, 2018, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The next regular Board meeting will be Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Superintendent's Report
Update on In-district staff transfer requests for 2018-2019 School Year
Nicole McIntosh transferring from Trail Elementary special education teacher to Trail Elementary Counselor
Rob Flock transferring from TMS special education to Trail Elementary special education
Report on ELL Conference in Jackson, WY on April 28
Update on School Security and Hand-Held Metal Detectors
Update on Computer Science Curriculum
Update on Chapter 29 (Certified Personnel Evaluation System) Changes
District Graduation - Sunday, May 20, 2018
The last day of school is Friday, May 25, 2018
Adjournment
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