Ludlow Independent
December 16, 2013 7:00 PM
Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
1.1. Call to Order by Mr. McMillen
Discussion

Others Present at Meeting: Mike Borchers, Superintendent; Jenny McMillen, Board Secretary and College & Career Readiness Coordinator; Rick Smith, Director of Special Education; Jason Steffen, Elementary Principal; Joe Beard, High School Principal; Steve Hart, High School Assistant Principal

1.2. Pledge of Allegiance by Ms. Hayden
2. Approval of Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #48 - Motion Passed:  Approval of agenda as presented passed with a motion by Ms. Cindy Powell and a second by Ms. Kymberly King.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Absent
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
3. Recognition and Information Agenda
3.1. Monthly Reports
Discussion

Mike Borchers discussed our attendance: Daily attendance seems to have increased in both schools; enrollment is holding steady.

Mike Borchers discussed the positive impacts of the Food Drive and the Christmas Drive.

Cindy Powell noted that she would like to see the KY History Quilt Project be restored and is willing to help support that project.

Mike Borchers reviewed the list of January's activities and the Shining Stars for the month.

3.2. Personnel
3.3. Monthly Activities
Attachments
Discussion

Mike Borchers discussed information on activities coming up in January.

3.4. Spotlight Items
Attachments
Discussion

Mike Borchers reviewed the Shining Stars for December.

4. Consent Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #49 - Motion Passed:  Approval of Consent Agenda passed with a motion by Ms. Amy Hayden and a second by Ms. Cindy Powell.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Absent
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
4.1. Approval of Minutes
Attachments
4.2. Monthly Bills
Discussion

Mike Borchers reviewed the monthly bills and clarified any questions.

5. Discussion and Action Agenda
5.1. Delivery Targets
Discussion

Mike Borchers shared several documents to explain the AMO and Delivery Targets set for both schools and the district. He explained how the delivery targets are set in each area, and that the CSIP and CDIP improvement plans are meant to address each of the delivery targets, detailing strategies on how the schools and district will obtain each goal. The schools have a lot of work to do to obtain the goals, but they are within reach. The full implementation of the CSIPs and CDIP will ensure that we will meet the outlined AMO and delivery targets.

5.2. Comprehensive School Improvement Plans
Discussion

Joe Beard reviewed the Ludlow High School CSIP and answered any questions for clarification.

Jason Steffen explained the CSIP for Mary A. Goetz Elementary, clarifying any questions.

5.3. Comprehensive District Improvement Plans
Actions Taken

Order #50 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the 2013-2014 Comprehensive District Improvement Plan passed with a motion by Ms. Amy Hayden and a second by Ms. Kymberly King.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Absent
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
Discussion

Jenny McMillen reviewed the CDIP.

5.4. PGES Timeline
Discussion

Mike Borchers reviewed this timeline for the implementation of the PGES.

6. Other Business
6.1. Board
Discussion

Kym King had two remarks:
1. She asked about the receipt of the two $1,000 grants she obtained from Duke Energy. They have not yet been received by the district.
2. She shared a positive comment from a community member, who commended Mike Borchers for being a Superintendent who is easy to approach and talk to. He said that Mr. Borchers was willing to listen to him and come up with a resolution for his concern.

Mike Borchers commended the custodial staff on their help and quick response to weather-related issues involving snow and ice removal.

Mike Borchers commended the faculty and staff in general for the positive test scores and everyone's ability to work together and support the students.

6.2. Staff
Discussion

No discussion.

6.3. Teachers
Discussion

No discussion.

6.4. Public
Discussion

No discussion.

7. Adjourn
Actions Taken

Order #51 - Motion Passed:  Approval to adjourn the meeting at 8:54 PM passed with a motion by Ms. Kymberly King and a second by Ms. Cindy Powell.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Absent
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes