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School Board of Clay County
District Multi-Purpose Center, Corner of Walnut St. and Gratio Pl., Green Cove Springs, FL
March 23, 2021 - School Board Workshop
Date: Mar 23 2021 (9:00 a.m.)
Invocation  (Beth Clark)
Call to Order  (Present: Janice Kerekes, District 1; Beth Clark, District 2; Tina Bullock, District 3; Mary Bolla, District 4; Ashley Gilhousen, District 5; and Superintendent David Broskie)
Workshop Items
1. Review Draft Agenda for Regular School Board Meeting on April 1, 2021
April-1-2021-regular-school-board-meeting_agenda_packet (1).pdf

Recognitions and Presentations:

  • Recognition of National Science Foundation 2020 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching - no discussion;
  • April's School Media Month Video Presentation - no discussion;

Consent Agenda:

  • C1 Minutes of Workshop on February 23, 2021 and Regular Meeting on March 4, 2021 - no discussion;
  • C2 Proposed Supplement Allocations for 2021-2022 - item will incorporate the addition of one instructional application coach facilitator to each school, replacing 13 technology coaches at some schools to better support implementation of the Synergy program, and will include two additional athletic supplements due to increased participants; 
  • C3 Reappointments of Instructional and Support Personnel 2021-2022 School Year - no discussion;
  • C4 Personnel Consent Agenda - no discussion;
  • C5 Renewal of 2021-2022 List of Physicians and Medical Facilities authorized to conduct physical examinations required for certain groups of employees - Mrs. Kerekes and Mrs. Bullock requested exploring providers located in the south end of the county to better support employees residing in that area;
  • C6 Kelly Services Agreement Amendment - Mrs. Bullock inquired about the possibility of using Kelly Services through Alachua as an additional means of securing substitutes in the Keystone area; 
  • C7 Proclamation #21-11 to Establish May 3 - 8, 2021, as Teacher Appreciation Week in Clay County, and Tuesday, May 4, 2021, as Teacher Appreciation Day - no discussion;
  • C8 Proclamation #21-12 to Establish April 19 - 23, 2021, as Administrative Professionals' Week and Wednesday, April 21, 2021, as Administrative Professionals' Day in Clay County - no discussion;
  • C9 K-12 Academic Services Out of State and Overnight Student Travel - no discussion;
  • C10 Edgenuity Courseware Agreement - Amend and Renew - no discussion;
  • C11 Summer Programs Manual and Calendar - Mrs. Bullock and Mrs. Kerekes requested consideration for adding reading camp at a Keystone area school;
  • C12 Proclamation #21-13 to Establish April 2021 as School Library Media Month in Clay - no discussion;
  • C13 Proclamation #21-14 National School Nurse Week - no discussion;
  • C14 Proclamation #21-15; Month of the Military Child, Purple Up Day April 21, 2021 - no discussion;
  • C15 Proposed Allocation Changes for 2020-2021 - no discussion;
  • C16 Proposed Allocation Changes for 2021-2022 - no discussion;
  • C17 Monthly Financial Reports for February 2021 - no discussion;
  • C18 Budget Amendment for Month Ending February 28, 2021 - no discussion;
  • C19 Deletion of Certain Items Report - March 2021 - routine surplus of items;
  • C20 Contract Renewal - County-Wide Architectural Services up to $2 Million - no discussion;
  • C21 BID Renewal - no discussion;
  • C22 Schematic/Preliminary/Final (Phase I, II, and III) Plans and Specifications for Lakeside Junior High School Restroom Renovations, Building 5 - no discussion;
  • C23 Elementary School "R" Architect Contract Award - no discussion; 
  • C24 Middleburg High School Restroom Renovations Contract Award - no discussion;
  • C25 Pre-Qualifications of Contractors - no discussion;

Discussion Agenda:

  • D1 Human Resources Special Action A - no discussion;
  • D2 Human Resources Special Action B - no discussion;
  • D3 Public Hearing and Vote to Approve as Advertised the Adoption of 2020-21 English Language Arts Materials - no discussion;
  • D4 RFP to be Awarded - Superintendent Broskie advised that Florida Department of Education State Requirements for Educational Facilities requires athletic fields to be maintained in a safe and acceptable condition and funding sources for this service were reviewed as well as the varied uses of the fields;
2. Review and Discuss Student & Family Handbook and Code of Student Conduct

Superintendent Broskie and the Board reviewed materials re student cell phone policies implemented by other districts across the state and nation in consideration of revisions to School Board and Code of Student Conduct policies.  Bruce Bickner, School Board Attorney, discussed the necessity of ensuring compliance with Fl Statute 1006.07 relative to wireless devices.  Student discipline for infractions of policy was discussed.  Recommendations for consideration of policy revision were explored, and suggested language will continue to be examined.

Questions from the Audience  (None)
Superintendent Comments  (None)
School Board Comments
3. School Board Member Comments

During agenda review, Mrs. Bullock and Mrs. Kerekes requested information on the feasibility study to be conducted in the Keystone area, to include Mrs. Bullock's attendance.

Mrs. Clark requested consideration for students in the Orange Park Elementary School area to be able to attend that school absent the necessity of participating in the lottery process.  Kelly Services training was discussed, and Superintendent Broskie invited any interested board members to personally progress through the training if desired. 

Mr. Bickner and Terri Dennis, Chief of Staff, reviewed the currently active application process for the EDFIRST committee positions.

Adjournment  (10:42 a.m.)
Superintendent of Schools Board Chair