February 7, 2012 Agenda

Marcy Open Parent/Site Council Meeting Agenda
February 7, 2012
Media Center
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Parent Council Board Members: Chair Elizabeth Hawley, Vice Chair Donna Sanders, Secretary Lisa Hondros, Leadership Officer Holly Hatch-Surisook and Parent Liaison Sidney Orchard.
OPEN SEAT: Treasurer

Site Council Membership: Jean Dudley (co-chair/specialist serving special populations), Lisa Hondros (co-chair/parent), Sara Dotty (recorder/middle school team), Holly Hatch-Surisook (parent), Julia Janousek (parent), Mathew O’Brien (parent), Shannon Williams (parent), Jackie Dekker-Travis (parent), Alison Hunter (parent alternate), Elizabeth Hawley (parent alternate), Donna Andrews (principal), Barb Reiter (kindergarten team), Nicole Khuse (primary team), Anne Hoglund (intermediate 3/4 team), Marvin Boucher (intermediate 5/6 Team), Scott Thorstenson (content area specialist), Krista Eduarte (at-large non-licensed staff), Sidney Orchard (at-large non-licensed staff, shared), Rosemary Schindeldecker (at-large non-licensed staff, shared).
OPEN SEATS: Parents (4 alternates); Students (2); Community Member; Business Partner

I. Approval of Agenda
II. Approval of Minutes from January 17, 2012 Meeting
III. Committee Reports/Principal’s Report (5)

IV. Special Presentation: Supplemental Math and Reading instruction at Marcy (20)
Speakers: Sandy Learned – PRESS (Path to Reading Excellence in School Sites), Elizabeth Hawley – Minnesota Reading Corps and Nina Smith - Math Specialist.

V. Old Business

1. Meet in committees (20)

• Open education (e.g. focus on values, precepts, responsive classroom)
• Outreach and Diverse Representation on the Parent and Site Councils (e.g. family nights with speakers, recruiting new members to councils, encouraging more parents to participate)
• Communication (e.g. keeping website current, online bulletin board)

VI. New Business

1. Future of Junior Great Books program (15)


VII. Announcements
VIII. Adjournment