Board to Hear About Variety of Summer Learning Programs
April 30, 2012 ~ Summer learning programs will be a major topic at the Olathe Board of Education's regular meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 3 in the Education Center, 14160 Black Bob, Olathe.
The board will hear a report on the variety of summer programs offered to students: elementary Summer Adventures in Learning, Summer Trails middle school classes, senior high credit recovery/enhancement classes, special education extended school year programs for ages 3-21, summer Head Start, and driver's education. The district also provides summer food service at no charge to low-income students enrolled in programs at the summer school sites, as well as at three schools serving as community sites.
Bullying prevention is the topic of another presentation to the board. Assistant Superintendent Erin Dugan will discuss the district's comprehensive approach to bullying prevention: Board of Education policy, Student Code of Conduct, support and intervention, student and staff training, and family education.
Two business partners will be recognized during the meeting, along with a staff member and several students.
The agenda also includes a consent agenda of routine matters, action on a few bids or agreements, action regarding appointments to the Kansas Association of School Boards nominating and legislative committees, approval of the appraisal process, and approval of a student trip.
The board will receive information about future action items including an electrical easement, Head Start self-assessment and transportation work plan, fees to the Kansas Association of School Boards and National School Boards Association, textbooks, renewal of the district's general and workers compensation insurance policies, an architectural/engineering request for proposal on the future Technology Support Center, agreements with KidsTLC and the School Resource Officers, student trips, and revision of board policies relating to the homeless liaison.
The Head Start director's written monthly report will be presented to the board.
An executive session is planned so the board can discuss personnel matters, employer/employee negotiations, and the possibility of acquiring real estate.
The complete agenda and supporting files are available at http://www.boarddocs.com/ks/olathe/Board.nsf/Public.