August 8, 2007 Central School Site Committee Minutes:
Those in attendance per sign up sheet:
Scott Misenhelter, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 6:30pm. He
introducted Kathy Cooney, the Central School Principal.
The minutes of the May 3, 2007 meeting were read by the secretary. The
minutes were approved as read by unanimous vote.
An agenda and copies of the site committee bylaws were distributed to the
The secretary, Suzanne Misenhelter, read the bylaws. Discussion followed.
Question and Answer brought up the following: Would training
opportunities be possible in the near future for board members? Could
communication and possible visiting with other school site committees be
Could the Central School newsletter be forwarded to the site committee
Central School NCA Accreditation was discussed by Kelli Thompson, Diana
Fate and Kathy Cooney. It was noted that items targeted included a 5 year
data collection cycle. State assessment results for math & reading scores.
A new system for tracking is in place - MAP Assessment. It will measure
growth and show if classroom techniques are effective.
As a group, the Site Committee discussed some of Kathy Cooney's objectives
for Central School.
Goals for Consideration:
Reaching out to community, school newspaper on
website, reaching out to other school site committees, attendance at site
committee training opportunities.
More facility restrooms, asbestos in boiler room
concerns, safety issues in using lunchroom as a multiple purpose rm.,mold
issues & damp rooms, overcrowding in student rooms.
Words that describe Central School:
innovative, caring, clean, organized, friendly
What do you value in a learning community:
Kathy Cooney spent some time telling the site committee about her life &
goals for Central School.
The Site Committee group approved the following calendar dates for the
07-08 school year: November 7, 2007, Feb 6, 2008, Apr 2, 2008 & June 4, 2008.
There was a motion to change meeting dates and time to first wednesday of
month @ 5:30 pm for Nov., Feb.,Apr.,& June.
Motion Passed unanimously.
As there was no old business at this time, the Chairman Scott M. called for
adjournment @ 8 pm.
Unapproved minutes submitted by Suzanne Misenhelter, Secretary.