Covington Independent
February 07, 2019 6:00 PM
Covington Board of Education Regular Meeting
I. Call to Order
Mr. Tom Wherry, Board Chair
II. Roll Call
Mr. Tom Wherry, Board Chair
III. Pledge of Allegiance
Mr. Tom Wherry, Board Chair
IV. Welcome and Board Chair Comments
Mr. Tom Wherry, Board Chair
V. Public Input
Mr. Tom Wherry, Board Chair
Rationale

This is an opportunity for the community to provide input and comments on district business.

Members of the public may address the Board during the period set aside by the Board without submitting an item for the agenda. No action shall be taken during this portion of the meeting on issues raised by employees or the public unless deemed an emergency by the Board. Please note: Speakers are asked to refrain from personal remarks in which an individual is named. Comments are limited to two minutes unless extended by the board chair. Critical comments or complaints are processed through the District’s complaint procedures. Questions and concerns will be addressed by the Board through various venues, including, but not limited to, the district website and e-mail. In addition, copies of the meeting rules and procedures will be provided at every board meeting.

VI. District Recognition and Presentations
Board Member
VI.1. Green Dot Program
Holmes High School Students
Rationale

Holmes High Schools Students; Hailie Hurst and Marcus Elmer will share with the Board Holmes High School's Green Dot Program that began this year through the Women’s Crisis Center.

VI.2. Certified Employee of the Month ~ Scott Gray
Board Member
VI.3. Classified Employee of the Month ~ Molly Stuntebeck
Board Member
VI.4. Volunteer of the Month ~ Shannon Eggleston
Board Member
VII. Informational Items
Rationale

These items are for information only.  They do not require board action.

VII.1. Holmes High School Annual Review
Mr. Scott Hornblower, Principal
Rationale

Holmes High School's administration and staff will report to the Board about their continuing improvement efforts.

VII.2. 2019-2020 Staffing Allocation
Mr. Bill Grein, District Assessment Coordinator
Rationale

Pursuant to KRS 160.345 (8) section 2. The local school district shall provide notice to school councils of a tentative allocation by March 1 and notice of an updated allocation by May 1 of each year for the funds and positions identified in Section 4, 5, 6, and 8 of this administrative regulation for the next budget year in accordance with the administrative regulation.

VII.3. Membership Attendance ~ Fifth Month
Mr.Ken Kippenbrock, Director of Pupil Personnel
Rationale

This is a monthly agenda item used to keep the Board and Administration up to date on attendance and enrollment figures. This report contains the membership and percentage of attendance for students by school and compares the current year's enrollment figures with those from previous school years.

VIII. Individual Approval Agenda Items
VIII.1. School-Related Student Trip Request ~ Kentucky United Nations Assembly (KUNA)
Ms. Megan Morford, HMS Community Learning Center Coordinator
Rationale

Pursuant to CIPS Policy 09.36, School-Related Student Trips requires board approval for overnight trips. Ms. Megan Morford, Community Learning Coordinator at Holmes Middle School, is requesting approval for eight students to attend Kentucky United Nations Assembly (KUNA) on March 3 - 5, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky. 

Group Name:  Kentucky United Nations Assembly (KUNA)- Holmes Middle School

Adviser Name:  Wesley Neal and Megan Morford

Dates: March 3-5, 2019

Location: Marriott, Louisville

Purpose of trip: To participate in KUNA’s middle school assembly

Transportation mode: School bus

Number of students attending: 8

Number of adults attending: 2

Breakdown of cost:

       Registration: $45 per student, students have applied for financial aid

       Hotel: $215 per night, 4 student rooms 2 chaperone rooms, covered through Covington Partners

       Transportation cost: $1,500, covered by Covington Education Foundation/ Covington Partners

       Food: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided by the event

       Temp duty:  Wesley Neal, Megan Morford/  Ms. Morford does not require a sub. 

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  The Covington Board of Education approves the Student-Related Field Trip Request to attend Kentucky United Nations Assembly (KUNA) passed with a motion by Ms. Glenda Huff and a second by Mr. Jerry Avery.

VIII.2. BG1 for Secure Entry Upgrades at Elementary Schools
Mr. Eric Neff, Director of Personnel
Rationale

Requesting the Board Of Education to approve the BG1 for the Secure Entry Upgrades at the Elementary Schools.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  The Covington Board of Education approves the BG1 for Secure Entry Upgrades at the Elementary Schools passed with a motion by Ms. Glenda Huff and a second by Ms. Sarah Flerlage.

VIII.3. Comprehensive School Improvement Plans ~ Holmes High School
Ms. Charlene Ball, Assistant Superintendent
Rationale

Mr. Bill Grein, Assessment Coordinator, provided an overview of the Comprehensive Plans for Holmes High School at the Regular Meeting on January 24, 2019. The plans have already been approved by the appropriate school councils and/or advisory teams. All school improvement plans for Targeted Support and Improvement (TSI) and Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) schools must be approved by the local board of education.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  The Covington Board of Education approves the Comprehensive School Improvement Plans for Holmes High School passed with a motion by Ms. Glenda Huff and a second by Ms. Sarah Flerlage.

VIII.4. Comprehensive School Improvement Plans ~ Holmes Middle School
Ms. Charlene Ball, Assistant Superintendent
Rationale

Mr. Bill Grein, Assessment Coordinator, provided an overview of the Comprehensive Plans for Holmes Middle School at the regular board meeting on January 24, 2019. The plans have already been approved by the appropriate school councils and/or advisory teams. All school improvement plans for Targeted Support and Improvement (TSI) and Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) schools must be approved by the local board of education.

Attached are the Comprehension School Improvement Plans with their attachments. The evidence based research will be available upon request due to the size of the file. 

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  The Covington Board of Education approves the Comprehensive School Improvement Plans for Holmes Middle School passed with a motion by Ms. Glenda Huff and a second by Ms. Sarah Flerlage.

VIII.5. Comprehensive School Improvement Plans ~ Ninth District Elementary
Ms. Charlene Ball, Assistant Superintendent
Rationale

Mr. Bill Grein, Assessment Coordinator, provided an overview of the Comprehensive Plans for Ninth District Elementary at the regular board meeting on January 24, 2019. The plans have already been approved by the appropriate school councils and/or advisory teams. All school improvement plans for Targeted Support and Improvement (TSI) and Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) schools must be approved by the local board of education.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  The Covington Board of Education approves the Comprehensive School Improvement Plans for Ninth District Elementary passed with a motion by Ms. Glenda Huff and a second by Ms. Sarah Flerlage.

VIII.6. Comprehensive Improvement Plans ~ Sixth District Elementary
Ms. Charlene Ball, Assistant Superintendent
Rationale

Mr. Bill Grein, Assessment Coordinator, provided an overview of the Comprehensive Plans for Sixth District Elementary at the regular board meeting on January 24, 2019. The plans have already been approved by the appropriate school councils and/or advisory teams. All school improvement plans for Targeted Support and Improvement (TSI) and Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) schools must be approved by the local board of education. 

Attached are the Comprehension School Improvement Plans with their attachments. The evidence based research will be available upon request due to the size of the file.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  The Covington Board of Education approves the Comprehensive School Improvement Plans for Sixth District Elementary passed with a motion by Ms. Glenda Huff and a second by Ms. Sarah Flerlage.

VIII.7. Comprehensive School Improvement Plans ~ District
Ms. Charlene Ball, Assistant Superintendent
Rationale

Mr. Bill Grein, Assessment Coordinator, provided an overview of the Comprehensive Plans for Covington Independent Public Schools at the regular board meeting on January 24, 2019. The Comprehensive School Improvement Plans for the District are required to be approved by the Board.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  The Covington Board of Education approves the Comprehensive School Improvement Plans for the District passed with a motion by Ms. Glenda Huff and a second by Ms. Sarah Flerlage.

IX. Addendum Agenda
X. Report of the Attorney
Ms. Mary Ann Stewart, Board Attorney
XI. Further Discussion and/or announcements by the Board of Education
Mr. Alvin Garrison, Superintendent
XII. Upcoming Events
Mr. Alvin Garrison, Superintendent
Rationale

February 8 ~ Term 3 Mid Term Reports go home and posted to the parent portal

February 15 ~ Month 6 Attendance ends

February 11 ~ JGC SBDM Meeting @ 4 p.m. 

February 13 & 14 ~ Jr. Achievement Inspire Career Awareness Fair, 11:30 - 1 p.m. @ Duke Energy

February 14 ~ HMS SBDM Meeting @ 4 p.m. 

February 18 ~ President's Day, Schools and Offices Closed 

February 21 ~ Regular Board Meeting, Covington Board of Education @ 5 p.m.

February 22 ~ Pre K and Kindergarten Conference,  2:30 - 4 p.m. @ JEBiggs

February 27 ~ Backpacks full of Cash, 4 p.m., Dietz Auditorium

 

Winter sport schedules can be accessed at: http://www.covington.kyschools.us/1/Content2/606

 

 

XIII. Executive Session
Rationale

Pursuant to KRS 61.810 (1) the Board may go into executive session.

XIV. Adjournment