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July 20, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order
Discussion:  Meeting called to order by president David Shoup
2. Consideration to Approve Agenda
3. Approval of Minutes of Previous Board of Education Meetings
Presenter:  Board President
4. Opportunity for Audience
Description: 
Any citizen who would like to address the Board will be able to do so as the item on the regular agenda.  Comments will be limited to 2 minutes per subject.  If further time is needed, concerns should be addressed to the Superintendent.  Personnel matters will not be discussed in a public meeting.
Items that appear under the heading Routine and Regular Business will not be discussed or comments taken unless it is requested that they be removed from that category and placed on the regular agenda.  Action on Routine and Regular Business will be acted upon with one motion and one vote.
Discussion:  Melissa Otto  - mother of 2 children, sp ed teacher with the district.  Nicholas Case - helped her son log on to a new computer.  He will help any one especially children.  Boys Scout Leader, 100% kid centered in this community. Great work ethic.  For School Board.
5. REPORTS/RECOGNITIONS:1) Superintendent's Report
Presenter:  Gerry C. Washburn, Superintendent
Discussion:  Report - Currently have 5 staff tested positive, 1 on a ventillator.  Approximately 100 kids in Carlsbad have COVID.  Requirements on how will begin, expecting Secretary of Education to release the tool kit.  

David Shoup - 51 year old employee lost an employee this morning.
6. BUSINESS
6.A. ROUTINE AND REGULAR BUSINESS
Presenter:  Laura Garcia, Director of Finance
6.A.1. Authorization to pay bills, approve District Cash report, approve Budget Report for the previous month and accept donations as included within the agenda.
6.A.2. Monthly Vendor Spend Reports
Presenter:  Crystal Hernandez, Chief Procurement Officer
6.A.3. Report of 2020-21 Year End Budget Adjustment (NO ACTION REQUIRED)
Presenter:  Laura Garcia, Director of Finance
6.A.3.a. Motion to approve Routine and Regular Business:
Presenter:  Board President
6.B. Board Vacancy 22-5-9. Local Board Vacancy (ACTION)
Presenter:  Board President
Discussion:  Angela Campos, Nicholas Case, David Lewis 

Nicholas Case - moved here 17 years ago from Kansas; Political Science  - Grand Canyon University Graduation - works for DCP - has 3 children, oldest son is banker in Denver; jr. at Socorro and a Senior in High School.  wife teacher for 15 years, work and life experience will benefit the school board.
1 motivates you - ensure neighbors adequate voice;
2 - core values, math, science - honors classes are valuable.
3 - level of open mindness and common sense to the Board from parent and students from my area. Honesty and transparency.
4 - skill and traits - listen to others, solve root cause; use communication and be open and honest.  Educated man, understand needs. fresh perspective to the Board.

Angela Campos - lifelong resident of Carlsbad; children went thru CMS - very vested in the community to build the district. providing quality education for students. served on school board previously.  this past year has been difficult with students, one of the biggest issues for students; promote funding; concerns parents about students returning, work to builld and provide what is needed so they can return to the level they were and make up for time lost.  More communicative with parents since they have been home. In person learning; hard to get parents involed even when she served on the board years ago.  Class Act Board; Relay For Life, 2 terms on BOE; will be able to fill this vacancy.   Builld up the district and comunity.

David Lewis - 1973 CHS Graduate - sports, have children in CMS; Was in Hobbs for several years.  All kids are grown and gone now. Several Grandchilldren. 4 great grand chilldren.  Motivates me to become involved - recognizing the need in the community.  Give back to the community.  Advocate for parents and students and be willing to address those concerns.  Vision - Carlsbad at the very top. Future leaders. CMS District to become the envy of all the Districts in our are.  Teacher Parent, Students have a desire to attend CMS rather than else where.   want to get CMS to have parents come and stay.  Graduation rate increase.  It is very low. 69% is the rate from 2017/18. That puts bottom 50% Statewide.  Wants School Ranking to increase.  Math proficiency scores are low in comparison to the State. Want these numbers to improve and be proud of our District. 16 year career in decision making; worked for DOE (WIPP) instructor and senior training coordinator.  Responsible for lesson plans, tests, student evaluation plans.  Travel nation wide to teacher these classes to emergency responders and many others.  Skill Traits - experience, works well with others, listens and learn from others.  Listening to one another.  Open mind.  

David Lewis - was elected to the Board.
6.C. Designation of Chief Procurement Officer (ACTION)
Presenter:  Laura Garcia, Director of Finance
Discussion:  Designation of Chief Procurment Officer - Crystal Hernandez 
6.D. Change of Date for December, 2021 Board Meeting (ACTION)
Presenter:  Gerry C. Washburn, Superintendent
Discussion:  Change of Date 
7. ADMINISTRATION
7.A. Second Reading and Adoption of Proposed Policy - GCQF-G-6100 - Discipline, Suspension, Termination and Discharge of Professional Staff Members (ACTION)
Presenter:  Lavern Shan, Deputy Superintendent
7.B. Second Reading and Adoption of Proposed Policy - GDQD-G-9300 Discipline, Suspension, Termination and Discharge of Support Staff Members. (ACTION)
Presenter:  Lavern Shan, Deputy Superintendent
Discussion:  Second Reading 
7.C. Second Reading and Adoption of Proposed Policy - JHB-J-1650 Truancy/Chronic Absence (ACTION)
Presenter:  Lavern Shan, Deputy Superintendent
Discussion:  Second Reading 
7.D. Second Reading and Adoption of Proposed Policy JK-J-4600 Student Discipline (ACTION)
Presenter:  Lavern Shan, Deputy Superintendent
Discussion:  Second Reading 
7.E. First Reading of Proposed Policy BID-B-3400 Board Member Compensation and Expenses (NO ACTION REQUIRED)
Presenter:  Lavern Shan, Deputy Superintendent
Discussion:  No Action Needed 
7.F. First Reading of Proposed Policy GBEA-G-0650 Staff Ethics (NO ACTION REQUIRED)
Presenter:  Lavern Shan, Deputy Superintendent
Discussion:  No Action Taken
7.G. First Reading of Proposed Policy GBEB-B-0750 Staff conduct (NO ACTION REQUIRED)
Presenter:  Lavern Shan, Deputy Superintendent
Discussion:  No Action Taken
7.H. First Reading of Proposed Policy GCF-G-3450 Professional Staff Hiring (NO ACTION REQUIRED)
Presenter:  Lavern Shan, Deputy Superintendent
Discussion:  No Action Taken
7.I. First Reading of Proposed Policy GCFC-G-3550 Professional Staff Certification and Credentialing Requirements (NO ACTION REQUIRED)
Presenter:  Lavern Shan, Deputy Superintendent
Discussion:  No Action Taken
7.J. First Reading of Proposed Policy GDF-G-7650 Support Staff Hiring (NO ACTION REQUIRED)
Presenter:  Lavern Shan, Deputy Superintendent
Discussion:  No Action Taken
7.K. First Reading of Proposed Policy GDFA-G-7700 Support Staff Certification and Credentialing Requirements (NO ACTION REQUIRED)
Presenter:  Lavern Shan, Deputy Superintendent
Discussion:  No Action Taken
7.L. First Reading of Proposed Policy JLF-J-6250 Reporting Child Abuse/Child Protection (NO ACTION REQUIRED)
Presenter:  Lavern Shan, Deputy Superintendent
Discussion:  No Action Taken
7.M. Formal Contract Procurement Awards (June 2021) (FOR INFORMATION ONLY)
Presenter:  Crystal Hernandez, Chief Procurement Officer
Discussion:  No Action Taken
8. ADVANCE PLANNING
Presenter:  Gerry C. Washburn, Superintendent
9. EXECUTIVE SESSION:  Motion by the Chair to dismiss to Executive Session by roll call to discuss limited Personnel Matters.  The specific statute authorizing closing is NMSA 1--15-1 (H) (1) No action will be taken in Executive Session.
Discussion:  Did not dismiss to Executive Session
10. RECONVENE OPEN SESSION - By Roll Call
Discussion:  Did not dismiss to Executive Session
11. MOTION TO ADJOURN
Discussion:  Did not need
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