ESU Coordinating Council
March 01, 2017 4:00 PM
Professional Development Committee Meeting
1. Call to Order
Rationale

Notice to visitors:  To be heard at this meeting, the "Request to be Heard" form, must be completed and submitted to the Secretary to the Executive Director of ESUCC.  The President of the Board of ESUCC will call upon visitors wishing to address the Board in the order they were submitted or by subject.

Pursuant to Section 84-1411 of the Nebraska Statutes, notice of this meeting was given by advertisement on the ESUCC website, NE Public Meeting site, and host site.

Open Meetings Law
: Pursuant to Section 84 - 1412 of the Nebraska Statutes, the public is hereby informed that a current copy of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act is posted in this meeting room. 

2. Roll Call
Discussion

Call to order at 4:00 PM.

Staff:  David Ludwig, Deb Hericks, Beth Kabes


3. Agenda Item
Chair of Committee
3.A. PDO Meetings
Committee Chair - Lofquist
3.A.I. May 3-4, 2017 PDO
Committee Chair - Lofquist
Rationale

May 2 - ESUCC Committee and Board Meetings, SDA Meeting, TLT Meeting, ESPD Meeting

May 2 (evening) PDO Activity (bowling, golf, etc.)

May 3 - Day one of PDO (Be sure to have Jim Knight Presentations ready)

May 3 (evening) PDO Celebration Dinner

May 4 - Day two of PDO

3.B. NDE Strategic Plan
Executive Director Ludwig
Attachments
Discussion

Committee continues to review the NDE Strategic Plan.  Executive Director continues to meet with Janine Theiler and Russ Masco to create a matrix to show how the ESU will align to the Strategic Plan.  Russ Masco was present to give an update on the strategic plan.  They are working to create strategies/activities to meet those goals.  They look at the outcome statements to create the strategies.   They will include activities,  communication, and evaluation component to each goal. 


3.C. Virtual Support Team (VST)/EAP Update
Executive Director Ludwig/Scott Isaacson
Rationale

Virtual Support Team

As of February 20, 2017:

  • 159 districts have applied to participate in ADVISER (65%)
  • 138 districts and ESUs are listed in the statewide single sign-on framework. (53%)
  • 93 districts have received key and secret for data publishing (38%)
  • 59 districts have published data to the ADVISER data store (24%)

Upcoming SIS/ADVISER Error Workshops - ADVISER Vendor Status

  • ESU17 Feb 28
  • ESU16 March 14
  • ESU10 March 22 (Error Workday)
  • ESU1 March 27 set up and follow up error workday
  • Infinite Campus Workday at ESU 10, April 12th
  • ESU 8 - date TBD

     

Discussion

Executive Director shared the data on the Virtual Support Team.  Keep communicating this out to staff and schools.  They meet regularly to keep this process moving forward.  SIS vendors continue to work toward getting their data working on the system. 

3.D. Approve PDO Affiliate Procedural Manual
Committee Chair - Lofquist
Rationale

PDO Affiliate Procedural Manual

Recommended Motion

Recommend approve PDO Affiliate Procedural Manual

Discussion

Table the PDO Affiliate procedure manual. 

3.E. Master Service Agreement 2017-2018
Executive Director Ludwig
Rationale

Master Service Agreement 2017-2018

3.E.I. Approve PDO Budget Requests
Committee Chair - Lofquist
Rationale

PDO Budget Requests 2017-2018

Approve PDO Admin Fee for 2017-2018 - $4468

New addition - SDA added a request for The Main Idea for $750

Recommended Motion

Approve PDO Admin Fee in the amount of $4468 for 2017-2018

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Approve PDO Admin Fee in the amount of $4468 for 2017-2018 passed with a motion by DeTurk ESU 02 and a second by Polk ESU 07.

3.E.II. Approve SDA Budget Requests
Committee Chair - Lofquist
Rationale

Approve SDA Budget requests. 

Additional Budget Request - The Main Idea for $750.

Attachments
Recommended Motion

Approve the SDA Budget requests for 2017-2018

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Approve the SDA Budget requests for 2017-2018 passed with a motion by Polk ESU 07 and a second by DeTurk ESU 02 .

4. Next Meeting Agenda Items
5. Executive Session
Rationale

The ESU Coordinating Council is authorized by state statute to enter into executive session. Executive session may be held when clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual. Reasons that meet this standard include but are not limited to: (a) strategy sessions with respect to collective bargaining, real estate matters, pending litigation, or litigation which is imminent as evidenced by communication of a claim or threat of litigation to or by the public body; (b) discussion regarding deployment of security personnel or devices; (c) investigative proceedings regarding allegations of criminal misconduct; (d) evaluation of the job performance of a person when necessary to prevent needless injury to the reputation of a person and if such person has not requested a public meeting; and (e) legal advice.

Explanation

At this point, it is appropriate for the Board to meet in closed session for one of the stated matters and/or any other permissible closed session matters in compliance with the law.

PROPOSAL:

That the Board hold a closed session:

1. For strategy session with respect to negotiations/collective bargaining clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual in compliance with the law.

2. For strategy session with respect to property/real estate matters clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual in compliance with the law.

3. For strategy session with respect to pending litigation, or litigation which is imminent as evidenced by communication of a claim or threat of litigation to or by the public body clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual in compliance with the law.

4. For discussion regarding deployment of security personnel or devices clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual in compliance with the law.

5. For investigative proceedings regarding allegations of criminal misconduct clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual in compliance with the law.

6. For personnel and the evaluation of job performance clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual in compliance with the law.

7. For discussions of the legal consequences of specific action and legal advice clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual in compliance with the law.

6. Adjournment
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to adjourn at 4:31 PM passed with a motion by Lofquist ESU 09 and a second by DeTurk ESU 02 .