Columbus Public Schools
April 21, 2014 5:00 PM
Work Session and Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
I. Listening Session
II. Call To Order - Work Session
III. Board Work Session
III.A. Maintenance Facility Presentation
III.B. Executive Session
Actions Taken

Order #14-119 - Motion Passed:  Motion to go into executive session at 6:02 passed with a motion by Candace Becher and a second by Francis Kuehler.

Order #14-120 - Motion Passed:  Motion to end executive session and recess at 6:30 passed with a motion by Mike Goos and a second by Theresa Seipel.

IV. Dinner at Administration Building - No business will be discussed.
V. Call to order - Board Meeting
VI. Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call
VII. Open Meeting Notice of Posted Law
VII.A. President insures that all can hear the proceedings
VIII. Mission Statement
IX. Opportunity For Public To Be Heard
X. Recognitions
X.A. 2014 Educator of the Year Award
X.B. 2014 Operations Employee of the Year Award
X.C. CHS Winter Percussion Ensemble Recognition
X.D. Presentation and Thank You on Close-Up Group's Tip to Washington DC
X.E. CHS Won the Wayne State Quiz Bowl.
X.F. "Hammer the Grammar"
XI. Presentations
XI.A. Presentation on ELL Program Improvements
XI.B. Presentation on STEM Program
XII. Consent Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #14-121 - Motion Passed:  Motion to approve the Consent Agenda passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Mike Goos.

XII.A. Approval of Minutes for the meeting on March 10, 2014
XII.B. Certified Personnel Action
XII.C. Classified Personnel Action
XII.D. Tentative Graduate List
XII.E. Professional Travel Report
XIII. Financial Reports 2, 3, and 4a
Actions Taken

Order #14-122 - Motion Passed:  Move to approve the financial reports 2 3, and 4a passed with a motion by Theresa Seipel and a second by Candace Becher.

XIV. Financial Report 4b
Actions Taken

Order #14-123 - Motion Passed:  Move to approve Financial Report 4b passed with a motion by Mike Goos and a second by Ken Curry.

XV. Special Administrative Functions
XV.A. ELL Program Improvements
Actions Taken

Order #14-124 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve Improvements to the ELL Program, as discussed in presentation passed with a motion by Francis Kuehler and a second by Mike Goos.

XV.B. Adoption of Career Technical Education Program for Middle School
Actions Taken

Order #14-125 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the STEM 101 curriculum, as discussion in the presentation passed with a motion by Candace Becher and a second by Mike Goos.

XV.C. World Language Curriculum
Actions Taken

Order #14-126 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the World Language Curriculum, as submitted passed with a motion by Mike Goos and a second by Francis Kuehler.

XV.D. New Text Resources for World Languages and High School Social Studies
Actions Taken

Order #14-127 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve new text resources for World Language and High School Social Studies, as submitted passed with a motion by Theresa Seipel and a second by Candace Becher.

XV.E. New Courses: High School Marching Band, High School Art Outreach, and Middle School Pre-Spanish
Actions Taken

Order #14-128 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve new courses: High School Marching Band, High School Art Outreach, and Middle School Pre-Spanish, as submitted passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Francis Kuehler.

XV.F. Columbus Middle School 2014-2015 Course Descriptions
Actions Taken

Order #14-129 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the CMS 2014-2015 Course Descriptions, as submitted passed with a motion by Theresa Seipel and a second by Mike Goos.

XV.G. Acceptance of Gifts/Donations
Actions Taken

Order #14-130 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board accept the attached gifts/donations: CPS Foundation, CHS Band Boosters CHS Sports Boosters, Centennial PAC, Emerson PTO, CMS PAC, Lost Creek PTO, and North Park PTO, as submitted passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Candace Becher.

XV.H. New Website Design Proposal
Actions Taken

Order #14-131 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve Nebraska Digital in the amount of $15,555.00, as submitted passed with a motion by Francis Kuehler and a second by Mike Goos.

XV.I. Summer Maintenance Project List
Actions Taken

Order #14-132 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the 2014 Summer Maintenance Project List, as submitted passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Candace Becher.

XV.J. SchoolMessenger Notification Agreement
Actions Taken

Order #14-133 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the 36-month agreement with Reliance Communications for SchoolMessenger Notifications Service for $5,924.80 per year with an option to discontinue service at the end of each term, as submitted passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Francis Kuehler.

XVI. Superintendent's Report
XVI.A. 2014 CPS Employee Recognition Banquet
XVII. Board Sharing
XVIII. Executive Session
XIX. Adjourn
Actions Taken

Order #14-134 - Motion Passed:  Motion to adjourn passed with a motion by Francis Kuehler and a second by Mike Goos.