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

Minutes
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. "Wildcat Roadmap" updates (the COVID-19 pandemic related school plan document for the 2020-21 school year)
 
4.C.1. Presentation of curriculum and instructional programming for the Virtual/e-School
 
5. ACTION ITEMS
5.A. Approval of minutes, bills and recommended employment
Description:  The following have been submitted for approval:
Item 1: August 17, 2020, Regular Board of Education meeting minutes
Item 2: August 24, 2020, Special Board of Education meeting minutes
Item 3: August 31, 2020, Special Board of Education meeting minutes
Item 4: September 8, 2020, Special Board of Education meeting minutes
Item 5: September 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.B. Consideration and/or Action to determine a change/pivot from the "HYBRID Learning Environment" and athletic/co-curricular programs and spectator updates
1. Staff and Student COVID-impact in District
2. Regional 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. (Presentation Link)
Recommended Action: Determine if we need to pivot/shift the "Learning Environment" and related programs.
5.C. Consideration and/or Action to approve the first reading of revisions to Policy 411.1 Harassment and 411.1-Rule Harassment Complaint Procedures
Description:  These revisions are in response to changes to Title IX regulations. Director of Human Resources and Leadership Development, David Bell, will share a presentation to summarize the changes. 
Recommended Action: Approve the first reading of revisions to Policy 411.1 Harassment and 411.1-Rule Harassment Complaint Procedures
5.D. Consideration and/or Action to approve the first reading of Policy 411.11 Title IX Sexual Harassment and Policy 411.11-Rule Title IX Sexual Harassment Complaint Procedures
Description:  These additions are also in response to changes to Title IX regulations. 
Recommended Action: Approve the first reading of Policy 411.11 Title IX Sexual Harassment and Policy 411.11-Rule Title IX Sexual Harassment Complaint Procedures.
5.E. Consideration and/or Action to approve the second reading of Policy 443.1 Student Dress, to include face-covering (mask) requirements
Description:  WASB Legal counsel is advising that the District merge the mask requirement into the dress code policy.  The first reading of Policy 443.1 Student Dress was approved at the September 14, 2020, Special Board of Education meeting.
Recommended Action: Approve the second reading of Policy 443.1 Student Dress, to include face-covering (mask) requirements.
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, September 28, 2020, 6:00 p.m.
Special Board of Education meeting: Monday, October 5, 2020, 6:00 p.m.
Special Board of Education meeting: Monday, October 12, 2020, 6:00 p.m.
Regular Board of Education meeting, Monday, October 19, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
All above meetings will be held at River Falls High School, 818 Cemetery Road
6. ADJOURNMENT
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