PRESS RELEASE


November 15, 2013

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - November 19, 2013 - 6:00 PM

The meeting will be conducted at the TISD District Services Building located at 1600 Waterall St., Texarkana, TX 75501.

AGENDA
NOVEMBER 19, 2013

I. Call to Order, Mission & Goals Statement, Roll Call, Establishment of Quorum, Certification of Notice
II. Closed Session The open session of the meeting will adjourn. The Board of Trustees will reconvene in closed session pursuant to one or more of the following sections of the Texas Open Meetings Act (Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code):

§ 551.071 Private consultation with the Board’s attorney

§ 551.072 Discussing or deliberating purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property

§ 551.073 Discussing or deliberating negotiated contract for prospective gift or donation to the school district

§ 551.074 Discussing or deliberating appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee or to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee

§ 551.076 Discussing or deliberating the deployment or specific occasions for implementation of security personnel or devices or security audit

§ 551.082 Discussing or deliberating discipline of a public school child or employee complaint against another employee

§ 551.0821 Discussing or deliberating a public school child which reveals personally identifiable information

§ 551.084 Investigation; exclusion of witness from a hearing during examination of another witness

§ 551.086 Discussing economic development negotiations or offer of financial or other incentive to business prospects

The Board of Trustees will reconvene in open session to take any final action, decision, or vote on a matter deliberated in closed session.

III. Reconvene to Opening Session, Opening Ceremony, Prayer & Pledge of Allegiance, Public Recognition - Junior League Teacher Take Wing Grant Recipients
IV. Open Forum
V. Public Hearing - Texas Accountability Intervention System (TAIS)
VI. Special Reports & Superintendent's Information to Board
     A. Legislative Report
     B. Field Trip Request - TMS 7th Grade REACH Students to Arkadelphia, AR to visit college campus - December 3, 2013
     C. Update on Strategic Planning
VII. Consent Agenda
     A. Consideration/Approval of Minutes
          I. October 15, 2013 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
     B. Consideration/Approval of Personnel Items
          I. Personnel resignations/retirements
          II. Personnel elections/assignments
     C. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Investment Report
     D. Consideration/Approval of Proposals
          I. Child Nutrition Department Food, Small Equipment and Supplies
          II. Temporary Services Vendor
     E. Consideration/Approval of PIE Donations/Budget Revision Requests
     F. Consideration/Approval of Instructional Materials Adoption Committee
     G. Consideration/Approval of TASB Policy 98 (List of Local Policies Affected Below)
          I. BBE(Local) - Board Members Authority
          II. DBA(Local) - Employment Requirements and Restrictions Credentials and Records
          III. DFFA(Local) - Reduction in Force Financial Exigency
          IV. DFFBl(Local) - Reduction in Force Program Change
          V. DGBA(Local) - Personnel-Management Relations Employee Complaints/Grievances
          VI. DH(Local) - Employee Standards of Conduct
          VII. DNA(Local) - Performance Appraisal Evaluation of Teachers
          VIII. EIA(Local) - Academic Achievement Grading Progress Reports to Parents
          IX. EIC(Local) - Academic Achievement Class Ranking
          X. FEA(Local) - Attendance - Compulsory Attendance
          XI. FEC(Local) - Attendance - Attendance for Credit
VIII. Action/Discussion Items
     A. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Financial Report
     B. Consideration/Approval of Expenditures
     C. Consideration/Approval of Committed Fund Balance Resolution
     D. Consideration/Approval of Audit Report for FY 2013
     E. Consideration/Approval of Bowie Central Appraisal District 2013 Tax Roll
     F. Consideration/Approval of Official Ballot Resolution for Nominees for Election to the Bowie Central Appraisal District Board of Directors
     G. Consideration/Approval of Texas Accountability Intervention System (TAIS) Targeted Intervention Plan
     H. Consideration/Approval of Texas High School Program of Studies and Course Description Guide for 2014-2015
IX. Reports/Information/Review Items
     A. Texas Middle School Campus Report
     B. STEM Program Update
X. Closed Session & Adjournment

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