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    January 8, 2020 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 12/20/2019

    Agenda FINAL Post
    Regular Legislative Session
    January 8, 2020, 4:15 p.m.

    Board of Directors
    2445 – 3rd Avenue South
    Seattle, Washington 98134
    206-252-0040
    www.seattleschools.org


    I. Call to Order - 4:15 p.m.

    1. General Welcome Announcement to Audience
    2. Roll Call
    3. Pledge of Allegiance

    II. Student Presentations - 4:30 p.m.

    • Catharine Blaine K-8 School  

    III. Superintendent Comments - 4:45 p.m.

    IV. Board Committee Reports

    V. Student Comments

    • Interagency Academy

    VI. Business Action Items - 4:55 p.m.

    A. Consent Agenda

    1. Minutes of the December 4, 2019 Work Session and December 11, 2019 Regular Board Meeting (December 4, 2019 Work Session Minutes updated 1/7/20)
    2. Personnel Report  

    3. Approval of amendments to add cycling and pedestrian safety education for sixth, seventh, and eighth grades to the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) Let’s Go Bike and Pedestrian Safety Education Program (C&I, November 12, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute contract amendments with the Seattle Department of Transportation and Cascade Bicycle Club in the amount of $264,904.00, to expand the Let’s Go Bike and Pedestrian Safety Education Program in the form of the draft contract amendments attached to the School Board Action Report, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract. (Updated Since Introduction)

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

    VII. Public Testimony - 5:30 p.m. 

    Order  Speaker  Topic 
    Israel Alejandro Garcia  Interagency Academy 
    Miracle Patu-Jackson  Support for Black Lives Matter from teachers and the community,
    and raising awareness 
    Chris Jackins  1. Amendment to Let's Go Bike program
    2. Approval of CBA between SPS and the Carpenters
    3. Approval of JOA between SPS and TAF 
    Heather Kelly  Introductory Item 1 
    Jeremy Mazner  Introduction Item #1, TAF JOA and policy 2190 
    DJ Yu  TAF HCC 
    Hugh Kim  Advanced Learning in the South End Changes 
    Cliff Meyer  Proposal for changes at WMS 
    Brian Terry  Equity in Advanced Learning 
    10  Max Rivera  Advanced Learning 
    11  Joanna Cullen  Introductory Item 1. Approval of a Joint Operating
    Agreement (JOA) between Seattle Public Schools (SPS)
    and Technology Access Foundation (TAF), Partial Waiver
    of Board Policy No. 2190 with respect to Washington
    Middle School, and Amendment to the Student Assignment
    Transition Plan for 2020-21 
    12  Ya'Vonne Hubbard  Advanced Learning Pathway 
    13  Dr. Mary King  concerns about the potential developmental effects of
    providing a lack of continuity in special services required
    by this cohort of 5th grade children 
    14  Rita Green  JOA TAF & BEX IV 
    15  Sebrena Burr
     
    Family/Community Engagement;  Honoring the WHOLE
    Child and making Black Families, not just Black males 
    OUR priority in targeted universalism implementation of
    the strategic plan 
    16  Alex Tsimmerman  School Board Fascism & US State Constitution 
    17  Michelle Merriweather  TAF 
    18  Rachael Steward
     
    Technology Access Foundation partnership with
    Washington Middle School
    19  Frida Powers HCC Placement in High School 
    20  Dionne Malatesta  TAF/SPS JOA 

    Wait List

    Order  Speaker  Topic 
    Sheila Edwards Lange  Technology Access Foundation and Washington Middle School  

    VIII. Board Comments

    IX. Business Action Items (Continued) - 6:30 p.m.

    C. Action Items

    1. Approval of the 2019-2022 Collective Bargaining Agreement between Seattle Public Schools (“the District”) and Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters (“the Carpenters”) (Exec, December 11, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve the 2019-2022 CBA with the Carpenters and authorize the Superintendent to execute the CBA with the Carpenters with the wage schedules and other attachments in the form of the draft CBA, for the period September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2022, as attached to the School Board Action Report, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract. Immediate action is in the best interest of the District. (Introduction and Action)

    D. Introduction Items

    1. Approval of a Joint Operating Agreement (JOA) between Seattle Public Schools (SPS) and Technology Access Foundation (TAF), Partial Waiver of Board Policy No. 2190 with respect to Washington Middle School, and Amendment to the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2020-21 (Exec, December 18, for Approval) Approval of this item would implement the STEMbyTAF academic model at Washington Middle School (WMS), beginning with the 6th grade in the 2020-21 school year, adding 7th grade in 2021-22, and adding 8th grade in 2022-23. (Materials updated 1/7/20)
    2. Approval of Department of Education School Climate Transformation Grant (A&F, December 9, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept the U.S Department of Education School Climate Transformation Grant in the amount of $3,719,936 across 5 years.

    3. Approval of courses with new content as defined by Superintendent Procedure No. 2026 (C&I, December 10, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve the New Course Additions for 2020-21 as attached to the Board Action Report.

    4. Purchase of Student and Staff Technology for new BEX IV Schools (Ops, December 5, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute purchase orders through various vendors for a total not-to-exceed $3,100,000 plus Washington State Sales Tax, during the fiscal years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021, and to take any necessary actions to implement the purchase orders.

    5. BTA IV: Approval of Capacity Management Actions for the 2020-21 School Year (Ops, December 5, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to authorize allocation of up to $2,160,400 from BTA IV capital funds to implement annual capacity management actions in spring semester 2019-20 and summer 2020 to support projected district homeroom capacity needs for the 2020-21 school year and authorize the Superintendent to take the necessary steps to implement the actions as detailed in the attached Capacity Management recommendations.

    6. BEX IV/BTA IV: Approval of Construction Change Order #24 for the Lincoln High School Modernization and Addition project (Ops, December 5, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute construction change order #24 for the Lincoln High School Modernization and Addition project in the amount of $770,468.31, plus Washington State sales tax, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary action to implement the change order.

    7. BTA IV: Final Acceptance of Contract K5105 with Acc-U-Set Construction, Inc. for the Relocate and Setup Portable Classrooms at Multiple School Sites project (Ops, December 5, for Approval) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under Contract K5105 with Acc-U-Set Construction, Inc. for the Relocate and Setup Portable Classrooms at Multiple School Sites project as final.

    X. Adjourn - 8:30 p.m.

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