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Walled Lake Consolidated School District Meetings

Meeting Meeting Location  
January 29, 2020 at 7:00 PM - Special Meeting of the Board of Education
Special
Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
January 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM - Board Policy Committee Meeting
Regular
Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
January 9, 2020 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Regular

 

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
December 19, 2019 at 5:30 PM - Special Meeting of the Board of Education
Special

 

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
December 5, 2019 at 7:30 PM - Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Regular

6:00 P.M. -  EXECUTIVE SESSION (NEGOTIATIONS)

7:00 - 7:30 RECOGNITION

GOLDEN APPLE AWARDS
Chuck Schwind and Lamin Tamba

ART STUDENTS
Loon Lake and Pleasant Lake Elementary
Sarah Banks Middle School and 
Central High School

FALL SPORTS

***REVISED***

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
November 19, 2019 at 7:30 AM - Special Meeting of the Board of Education
Special

***RESCHEDULED*** 

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
November 7, 2019 at 7:30 PM - Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Regular

6:00 P.M. -  EXECUTIVE SESSION (NEGOTIATIONS)

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
October 17, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Special Meeting of the Board of Education
Special

***REVISED*** 

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
October 3, 2019 at 7:30 PM - Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Regular


6:00 P.M. EXECUTIVE SESSION - SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATION

7:00 - 7:30 P.M. RECOGNITION

GOLDEN APPLE AWARD - SUE TAYLOR AND CHERYL MATEN

K-12 STUDENT ART EXHIBITION WINNERS

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
September 26, 2019 at 7:00 AM - Special Meeting of the Board of Education
Special
Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
September 5, 2019 at 7:30 PM - Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Regular


7:00 - 7:30 P.M. -  RECOGNITION


GOLDEN APPLE AWARDS
Nick Pourcho and Diane Franchak


SPRING SPORTS RECOGNITION

***REVISED***

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
August 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Regular

 

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
August 12, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Special Meeting of the Board of Education
Special
Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
July 10, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Special Meeting of the Board of Education
Special

***REVISED***

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
June 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Special Meeting of the Board of Education
Special

***REVISED***

 
Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
June 6, 2019 at 7:30 PM - Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Regular

6:00 P.M. -  EXECUTIVE SESSION

7:00 - 7:30 P.M. -  RECOGNITION


YEARS OF SERVICE AWARD
 Kathy Lyall

GOLDEN APPLE AWARDS
Heather Burrows and Lil Spitery

MICHIGAN SCHOOL BUSINESS OFFICIALS MERIDIAN AWARD

BAND AND ORCHESTRA
MSBOA All-State - Michigan Youth Arts Festival
Saxophone Quartet Performance

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
May 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM - Board Policy Committee Meeting
Regular
Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
May 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Special Meeting of the Board of Education
Special

***REVISED***

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
May 2, 2019 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education

From:   Kenneth Gutman

Re:      Agenda Amendment

 

It is requested that the agenda for the May 2, 2019, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Add: 

Agenda Item #8

HIGH SCHOOL MATH TEXTBOOK ADOPTION

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
May 2, 2019 at 7:30 PM - Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Regular

5:45 P.M. -  EXECUTIVE SESSION (NEGOTIATIONS)

7:00 - 7:30 P.M. -  RECOGNITION

GOLDEN APPLE AWARDS
Stephanie Doppke and Don Gow


KINDNESS MATTERS AWARD
Sally Chappell and Julie Smith


EARTH DAY POSTER CONTEST WINNERS
Riko Watanabe, Penelope Blanchard and Kody Penn

ART STUDENTS
Glengary and Walled Lake Elementary
Walnut Creek Middle School
Western High School

WINTER SPORTS

***REVISED***

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
April 11, 2019 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education

From:   Kenneth Gutman

Re:      Agenda Amendment

 

It is requested that the agenda for the April 11, 2019, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Add: 

Agenda Item #7.  

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENT - ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, SARAH BANKS MIDDLE SCHOOL
 

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
April 11, 2019 at 7:30 PM - Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Regular

7:00 - 7:30 P.M. -  RECOGNITION

FOUNDATION FOR EXCELLENCE OUTSTANDING SUPPORT AWARDS
Hersh-Beattie Orthodontics
Shuman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
Muslim Unity Center
Community Financial Credit Union
'Count On Me' Contributors

MICHAEL BERNHARDT LEGACY AWARD - WL Northern High School Film Club

GOLDEN APPLE AWARDS
Art Colwell and Lily Basu

CHAMP

ART STUDENTS
 Dublin, Pleasant Lake and Oakley Park Elementary Schools
Clifford Smart Middle School

WINTER SPORTS

**REVISED**

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
April 10, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Special Meeting of the Board of Education
Special
Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
April 9, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Special Meeting of the Board of Education
Special
Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
March 7, 2019 at 7:30 PM - Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Regular

7:00 - 7:30 RECOGNITION

GOLDEN APPLE AWARDS
Sophia Lafayette and Kyle Pipkin

ART STUDENTS
Meadowbrook, Mary Helen Guest and Keith Elementary Schools
James R. Geisler Middle School

Tuition Expedition 50/50 Scholarship Raffle

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
February 28, 2019 at 7:30 PM - Governance and Policy Committee Meeting
Regular
Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
February 7, 2019 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education

From:   Kenneth Gutman

Re:      Agenda Amendment

 

It is requested that the agenda for the February 7, 2019, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Remove: 

Agenda Item #7.  SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATION

Agenda Item #8.  SUPERINTENDENT COMMENTARY

Renumbered items consecutively.

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
January 10, 2019 at 5:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education

From:   Kenneth Gutman

Re:      Agenda Amendment

 

It is requested that the agenda for the January 10, 2019, Board meeting be amended as follows:
 

Add:

5:30 P.M. - EXECUTIVE SESSION (ATTORNEY CLIENT PRIVILEGE)

#13.  
SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

Renumbered items consecutively.

 

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
November 15, 2018 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education
From:   Kenneth Gutman
Re:      Agenda Amendment

 

It is requested that the agenda for the November 15, 2018, Board meeting be amended as follows:

 
Add #12:

RESOLUTION - MICHIGAN LEGISLATURE LAME DUCK SESSION

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
August 23, 2018 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education
From:   Kenneth Gutman
Re:      Agenda Amendment

 

It is requested that the agenda for the August 23, 2018, Board meeting be amended as follows:

 
Add #7:


ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENT – SUPERVISOR OF SPECIAL SERVICES

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
June 21, 2018 at 7:00 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education
From:   Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Schools
Re:       Agenda Amendment

It is requested that the agenda for the June 21, 2018, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Remove #13:

TEXTBOOK RECOMMENDATION FOR ADVANCED PLACEMENT FRENCH

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
June 7, 2018 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education
From:   Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Schools
Re:       Agenda Amendment

It is requested that the agenda for the June 7, 2018, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Add #7:

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENT - MANAGER OF FINANCE AND PURCHASING

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
March 1, 2018 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education
From:   Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Schools
Re:       Agenda Amendment

It is requested that the agenda for the March 1, 2018, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Add #7:

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENT - EXECUTIVE MANAGER OF HUMAN RESOURCES      

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
February 1, 2018 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education
From:   Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Schools
Re:       Agenda Amendment

It is requested that the agenda for the February 1, 2018, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Remove #13:

RESOLUTION:  MASB BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION FOR REGION 8      
It is requested by the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) that the Walled Lake Schools Board of Education officially select one candidate for the MASB Board of Director, Region 8.  The four candidates are:
•  Donald Hubler, Macomb Intermediate School District
•  Robert McLachlan, Romulus Community School District
•  Birgit McQuiston, Lake Orion Community Schools, and
•  Darlene Pomponio, Ph.D., Southgate Community Schools

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
August 24, 2017 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education
From:   Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Schools
Re:       Agenda Amendment

It is requested that the agenda for the August 24, 2017, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Add:

3.  CONSENT AGENDA
Resignations
Megan Haske
Math/French Teacher
Walled Lake Northern High School
Effective August 21, 2017

Danielle Weinger
Phys Ed/Teen Health
Meadowbrook Elem/Smart MS
Effective August 17, 2017

Katelyn Ford
Music Teacher
Walled Lake and Hickory Woods Elem
Effective August 18, 2017

New Hires
Alicia Cergnul
0.5 - Art - Commerce Elementary
Effective August 30, 2017

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
June 15, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education

From:   Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Schools

Re:       Agenda Amendment

It is requested that the agenda for the June 15, 2017, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Addition:
12.  RATIFICATION OF THE WLEA CONTRACT

13.  RATIFICATION OF THE WLSAA CONTRACT

15.  OCSBA DINNER MEETING


Renumber items appropriately.


 



 
Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
June 1, 2017 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular
To:       Board of Education
From:   Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Schools
Re:       Agenda Amendment

It is requested that the agenda for the June 1, 2017, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Add:
13.  RATIFICATION OF CONTRACTS - BENEFITS ONLY
       e)    Walled Lake School Administrators Association
             
We have successfully negotiated benefit plan options with the Walled Lake School Administrators Association for the 2017-2018 school year with an effective date of July 1, 2017.  The plans are listed below.  
Simply Blue 1300/20%
BCBS PPO/HDHP H.S.A. Single/2+
Simply Blue 2000/0%
BCBS PPO/HDPP/H.S.A. Single/2+
BCN HDHP HMO HSA Blue
Care Network HMO/HDHP/HAS Single/2+

In addition, for those employees selecting the Blue Care Network plan, a one-time contribution will be made into the health savings account for the employee as follows:
For single coverage:                $1,209.00
For 2 person coverage:           $   944.00
For family coverage:                $1,898.00

Negotiations pertaining to all other aspects of the contract are on-going.
Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
April 20, 2017 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular
To:       Board of Education
From:   Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Schools
Re:       Agenda Amendment

It is requested that the agenda for the April 20, 2017, Board meeting be amended as follows:


Remove Item #13:
13.  RESOLUTION:  SUPERINTENDENT’S CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT


Renumber Items Appropriately.
Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
December 1, 2016 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular
To:       Board of Education
From:   Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Schools
Re:       Agenda Amendment

It is requested that the agenda for the December 1, 2016, Board meeting be amended as follows:


Remove Item #13:
13.  BOARD POLICY UPDATE
GBK Suspension and/or Dismissal of Professional Staff is being changed to GBK Discipline and Discharge and is reflective of the new laws pertaining to the teacher contract and the mandatory subjects of bargaining.  This Board Policy is being submitted for Board approval.


Renumber Items Appropriately.
Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
October 6, 2016 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education
From:   Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Schools
Re:       Agenda Amendment

It is requested that the agenda for the October 6, 2016, Board meeting be amended as follows:


Correction in Steps to New Hires:

3.  CONSENT AGENDA
New Hires
Megan Haske
.2 Math / .2 French – Western High School
.2 Math – Central High School
BA – Central Michigan University
Granted BA5/13 - Correction:  BA1/01
Effective September 12, 2016

Jayme Hundley
CI/MOCI – Meadowbrook
BA – Eastern Michigan University
Granted BA4/11 - Correction:  BA1/01
Effective September 13, 2016
 
Lori Watson
.7 Art – Western High School
BA – Center for Creative Studies
Granted BA5/15 - Correction:  BA1/01
Effective September 19, 2016
 
Rachel Thornton
Resource Room Teacher – Dublin Elementary School
BA – Eastern Michigan University
Granted BA12/14 - Correction:  BA1/01
Effective September 26, 2016
 
Julie Braley
Counselor – Central High School
MA – Oakland University
Granted MA12/08 - Correction:  MA1/03
Effective September 26, 2016
 
Kevin Botos
Counselor – Central High School
MA – Oakland University
Granted MA6/08 - Correction:  MA1/05
Effective September 29, 2016
 
Julianne Young
Social Worker – Sarah Banks Middle School
MA – Wayne State University
Granted MA5/11 - Correction:  MA1/05
Effective October 4, 2016

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
September 8, 2016 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education

From:   Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Schools

Re:       Agenda Amendment

It is requested that the agenda for the September 8, 2016, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Addition:

6.  CONSENT AGENDA
New Hires
Christina Lindberg
.5 Counselor – Northern High School
MA – Oakland University
Granted MA1/04
Effective September 6, 2016

Shae Reichley
Resource Room – Special Services/Northern High School
MA – Michigan State University
Granted MA1/02
Effective September 6, 2016

Christopher Brody
Vocal Music – Walnut Creek
BA – Oakland University
Granted BA1/02
Effective September 6, 2016

Melissa Halicki
Speech and Language – Special Services
MA – Michigan State University
Granted MA1/02
Effective September 6, 2016

Kelly Vetere
Resource Room – Special Services/Central High School
MA – Spring Arbor University
Granted MA1/03
Effective September 19, 2016

Taylor Eppler
Math – Central High School
BA – Central Michigan University
Granted BA1/01
Effective September 21, 2016

8.    RATIFICATION OF PARAEDUCATORS CONTRACT

10.  SUPERINTENDENT REQUEST

Renumber items appropriately.

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
August 25, 2016 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education

From:   Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Schools

Re:       Agenda Amendment

It is requested that the agenda for the August 25, 2016, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Addition:
 
3.  CONSENT AGENDA
     b.  Personnel Recommendations

          Resignation

          Ranya Grimes

          ASD Teacher – Special Services

          Effective 8/24/16

 

          Julie Monan

          Counselor – Central High School

          Effective 8/24/16

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
June 30, 2016 at 8:00 AM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education

From:   Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Schools

Re:       Agenda Amendment

It is requested that the agenda for the June 30, 2016, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Addition:
 
6.  ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENT - PRINCIPAL OF KEITH ELEMENTARY

7.  RATIFICATION OF WLSAA CONTRACT
We are pleased to bring forward the ratified agreement with the Walled Lake Schools Administrators Association.  The concessionary agreement includes steps for those eligible; a 1% on schedule payment to those not eligible for a step; 3% wage concession for those receiving a step; 1.25% concession for those not eligible for a step; and 4 furlough days applied to all.  Employees have the option of three medical insurance plans;  those who select Blue Care Network will receive a District contribution into the HSA of $750 for single or 2 person, and $1,500 for family coverage.

Other contract changes include a cell phone reimbursement of $400 annually for each employee as a replacement for cell phone minutes and replacement reimbursements.

 

Our contract duration is for one year and will be in effect from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.




Renumber items appropriately.

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
June 15, 2016 at 6:00 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education

From:   Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Schools

Re:       Agenda Amendment

It is requested that the agenda for the June 15, 2016, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Addition:

6. 
RATIFICATION OF WLEA CONTRACT
We are pleased to bring forward the ratified agreement with the Walled Lake Education Association.  The contract contains a calendar with the required 180 student days, 183 teacher work days, and 30 hours of professional development.  There is a wage concession of $1.8 million and a new salary schedule for teachers hired after July 1, 2016.  Student enrollment will have an impact on the concessions for the 2016-17 school year.  The health insurance portion has added more plan options for employees.

Other changes include increasing personal business days, an increase in reimbursement of lost prep time due to sub shortages, and salary adjustments made the first pay period following receipt of completed transcripts and advanced degrees.

The contract duration is for one year and will be in effect from September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017.

Renumber items appropriately.

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
June 2, 2016 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education

From:   Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Schools

Re:       Agenda Amendment

 

It is requested that the agenda for the June 2, 2016, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Addition to Item:
Ø 14.   RATIFICATION OF CONTRACTS
Walled Lake Kitchen Managers Association, Walled Lake School Administrators Association, Walled Lake Paraeducator Association, and Walled Lake ESP #1
We have successfully negotiated a benefit plan with options for the Walled Lake Kitchen Managers Association, Walled Lake School Administrators Association, Walled Lake Paraeducator Association, and Walled Lake ESP #1 for the 2016-2017 school year with an effective date of July 1, 2016.  Negotiations pertaining to all other aspects of the contracts are on-going.

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
May 19, 2016 at 7:00 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education

From:   Kenneth Gutman

Re:       Agenda Amendment

 

It is requested that the agenda for the May 19, 2016, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Add:
Ø 10.   HEAD START COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT (COLA) FUNDS
On December 18,2015, Public Law 114-113, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 was passed by President Obama.  Included in this Head Start Act are funds available to be used January 1, 2016 through June 30, 2016  in the amount of $2,797.  This is an increase in COLA of 1.8 percent.  The funds will be used to assist in increased staff salaries, fringe benefits, and offsetting higher operating costs.


Ø   Renumber items appropriately.

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
May 5, 2016 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education

From:   Kenneth Gutman

Re:       Agenda Amendment

 

It is requested that the agenda for the May 5, 2016, Board meeting be amended as follows:

Add:
13.  RESOLUTION - THIRD GRADE READING BILL - SENATE VERSION

Third Grade Reading/Retention bills are currently being considered in the State Senate and House.  The Resolution below is in support of the Senate version that allows for parental and district choice where the House version mandates retention with a few minor exceptions. 

RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF THE SENATE VERSION OF THE THIRD GRADE READING BILL
 

WHEREAS, reading is a cornerstone of learning, educational achievement and success in college and a career, and

 

WHEREAS, we must provide students the tools they need to learn to read—like literacy coaches, intensive intervention programs and other research-based interventions, and

WHEREAS, properly addressing literacy means supporting kids, not punishing them by holding them back, and

WHEREAS, research shows that holding students back can have lifelong negative consequences, including increased likelihood of dropping out and psychological harm to students, and

 

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
April 14, 2016 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education

 

From:   Kenneth Gutman

 

Re:       Agenda Amendment



 

It is requested that the agenda for the April 14, 2016, Board meeting be amended as follows:


Remove
6:00 P.M. - EXECUTIVE SESSION (Negotiations)

Add
3.  CONSENT AGENDA
     b.  Personnel Recommendations
          Recommend Continued Employment
          For Ms. Anita Kassab in compliance with the 1994 Public Act 29, MCL 28.722, and the 2005 Public      Act 129-131 and 138.

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 
March 3, 2016 at 7:30 PM - Addendum
Regular

To:       Board of Education

 

From:   Kenneth Gutman

 

Re:       Agenda Amendment



 

It is requested that the agenda for the March 3, 2016, Board meeting be amended as follows:



8.  SOCIAL JUSTICE - REMOVE
The Walled Lake Schools Social Justice committee will be presenting on their district wide   efforts over the last few years.  Principals Sophia Lafayette from Walnut Creek Middle School and Alec Bender from Wixom Elementary will present an overview of the Social Justice Five Year District plan.  The Social Justice Student Committee comprised of students from all three high schools will also present on the summer training they received, as well as the implementation of the student portion of the Social Justice plan at their respective high schools.

Board of Education Room Educational Services Center
850 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390 [ map it]
 

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