September 27, 2010 - Agenda

Marcy Leadership Council Agenda
September 27, 2010
Media Center
3:15-4:30 p.m.

Membership: Rhonda Vopava-Geyette (co-chair/intermediate 5/6 team), Lisa Hondros (co-chair/parent), Sara Dotty (recorder/middle school team), Eric Hedican (time keeper/specialist), Donna Andrews (principal), Barb Reiter (kindergarten team), Nicole Khuse (primary team), Jan Hyman (intermediate 3/4 team), Tamsen Brock (associate educator), Sarah Tittle (parent/parent council leadership officer), Jackie Dekker-Travis (parent), Shannon Williams (parent), Rosemary Schindeldecker (community rep, shared) and Sidney Orchard (community rep/shared)

I. Approval of Agenda
II. Approval of Minutes from September 13, 2010 Meeting
III. Committee Reports
IV. Unfinished Business

1. Resolution to amend Marcy Open School Constitution to change from bi-monthly to monthly meetings. According to Article X, adoption requires a 2/3 affirmative vote of the full Marcy Leadership Council (9 out of 13 total votes) and ratification by a simple majority of the constituent group members casing ballots.

Resolution 2010-001
BE IT RESOLVED the Marcy Leadership Council hereby amends the first two sentences of Paragraph 1, Article V of the Marcy Open School Constitution in the following manner:

Original language: Meetings shall be held on the first and third Monday of each month that school is in session (including June and August). The meetings shall be held from 3:15-5:00 p.m. except on the first Monday of the month when they will be held from 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Proposed amended language: Meetings shall be held on the second Monday of each month that school is in session (including June and August). The meetings shall be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

1. Hopes and Dreams Statement for Leadership

V. New Business

1. Establish an Open Education Committee charged with strengthening the integrity of the open program at Marcy. The new Open Committee will meet once a month and consider issues such as professional development, teacher mentoring, open orientations for families and new staff and building a network with open programs at Barton and South High.

2. Set a calendar with three dates for Leadership review of the School Improvement Plan

1. Marcy Achievement Gap (see supporting document from the district entitled Theory of Action)

2. Need for adequate recess.

3. Review of Marcy Leadership Constitution Article II – Representation and Membership

VI.  Announcements
VII. Adjournment