SOUTHEAST WARREN COMMUNITY SCHOOL
Special Board Meeting
August 20, 2008
The Southeast Warren Board of Education met in special session
August 20, 2008, in the media center of the Junior/Senior High
School building. Board President Paul Mead called the meeting to
order at 6:30 p.m. The following board members were present: John
Burrell, Larrie Williams, Jennifer Mihalovichh and Ron Miller. Superintendent
Carl Reno and Board Secretary Julie Wilson were also in attendance.
AGENDA: Motion by Larrie Williams, seconded by Ron Miller to approve
the agenda. Ayes: 5.
CLOSED SESSION: Motion by Larrie Williams, seconded by Ron Miller
to hold a closed session as authorized by Section 21.5(1)(a) of
the open meetings law to review or discuss records which are required
or authorized to be kept confidential. Ayes: 5. The time was 6:31
President Paul Mead called the closed session to an end at 7:55
ACTION ON STUDENT MATTER: Motion by Larrie Williams, seconded
by Ron Miller to amend the student record of the student involved
in the hearing to improper classroom behavior for the incident
that took place on November 8th. Ayes: 5.
2008-2009 DISTRICT GOALS: Mr. Reno recommended approving the 2008-2009
District Goals. Motion by Jennifer Mihalovichh, seconded by Ron
Miller to approve the 2008-2009 District Goals. Ayes: 5. The 2008-2009
District Goals are as follows:
- Emphasis on quality teaching that will improve test scores
A. Hire & retain quality staff
B. Provide quality feedback & coaching
C. Promote professionalism
- Develop strategy that will deter open enrollment out of the
district and encourage students back to the district.
A. Committee appointment
B. Public relations forum - brochure
- Create a better classroom environment
A. Review and update discipline procedure
B. Team approach
C. Higher expectations
D. Safe classroom
- Provide ongoing communication
A. District-wide – community involvement
B. Between buildings
D. With parents
- Continue to implement scientific research instructional
strategies & use
the data in curriculum decision making.
A. Professional development
B. Collaboration with AEA & Dept. of Education
ARTICULATION ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT: Mr. Reno recommended approving
the Articulation Articles of Agreement for high school course series
with Des Moines Area Community College. Motion by Ron Miller, seconded
by Jennifer Mihalovichh to approve the Articulation Articles of
Agreement with Des Moines Area Community College.
President Paul Mead adjourned the meeting at 8:14 p.m.
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