Long Range Educational Planning Committee Minutes/November 23, 2010

MSAD #11
LONG RANGE EDUCATIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEE
MERLE E. PEACOCK, JR. BOARD ROOM
NOVEMBER 23, 2010
6 p.m.

MINUTES

PRESENT: Candace Avery, Diane Potter, Tyler Trott, Tony Viet, Pat Hopkins

ABSENT: Fred Merrill

OTHERS: Lynn Izzi

I. Ms. Hopkins called the meeting to order at 6:02 p.m.

II. Election of Chair

VOTED: Motion by Ms. Avery, seconded by Mr. Veit to elect Ms. Potter as Chair of
4-0 the Committee

III. Discussion
A. Make up of the Ad Hoc Committee to look at possible redistricting.
-Two School Board Members – Mr. Trott and Mr. Veit
-Two Administrators – Ms. Izzi and Mr. Ghoreyeb
-Two Teachers – If there’s interest in serving on the Committee
-Two Parents – Ms. Izzi and Mr. Veit will contact HT & LER PTA Presidents
-Mr. Stonier, Director of Operations
-Ms. Hopkins, Superintendent of Schools

B. What specific options need to be considered:
- School Choice
a. Sister Schools?
b. Vested Rights?
- Redistricting (re-establishing tenant lines)
- Portable structures at over-crowded facilities
- Move grade 5 to GRMS
- Lease space for 4 year old programs

C. Issues that must be taken into consideration
- Transportation
- Enrollment
- Space Needs
- Support Staff – Itinerant staff, kitchen staff, etc.

D. Name of Committee – Ad Hoc Committee to Assess Space Needs

E. First meeting will be on Thursday, December 16 at 7 pm in the Board Room.
Information required for the meeting will be: current enrollment, building plans,
and a list of the options noted above.

III. Other

Motion by Ms. Avery, seconded by Mr. Trott to disband the Long Range Educational
VOTED: Planning Committee and replace it with the creation of a Curriculum Committee.
4-0

The meeting adjourned at 7:15 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Patricia Hopkins
Superintendent

Groups: