PRESS RELEASE


April 11, 2014

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

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - April 15, 2014 - 6:00 PM

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

AGENDA
APRIL 15, 2014

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
IV. Open Forum
V. Special Reports & Superintendent's Information to Board
     A. Legislative Report
     B. Field Trip Requests
          I. Nash Students to Sci-Port in Shreveport, LA 5-13-2014
          II. THS Business Professional Students to Indianapolis, IN for BPA National Leadership Conference April 30 - May 4, 2014
          III. Nash Students to Washington State Park in Washington, AR 5-15-2014
          IV. Westlawn GT Academy Students to Washington State Park in Washington, AR 5-27-2014
VI. Consent Agenda
     A. Consideration/Approval of Minutes
          I. March 18, 2014 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. Summer 2014 Painting Projects
     E. Consideration/Approval of PIE Donations/Budget Revision Requests
     F. Consideration/Approval of Rate Increase for TISD's Childcare Services Provided at the Tiger Learning Centers
     G. Consideration/Approval of Instructional Materials Adoption - Proclamation 2014
     H. Consideration/Approval of Waiver for Low Attendance Days
     I. Consideration/Approval of TASB Update 99 (List of Local Policies Affected Below)
          I. BDD(Local) - Board Internal Organization - Attorney
          II. BP(Local) - Administrative Regulations
          III. CK(Local) - Safety Program/Risk Management
          IV. EHDC(Local) - Alternative Methods for Earning Credit - Credit by Examination Without Prior Instruction
          V. FFH(Local) - Student Welfare - Freedom from Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation
          J. Consideration/Approval to Change Date of May 2014 Board of Trustees Meeting to May 13, 2014 In Lieu of May 20, 2014
VII. Action/Discussion Items
     A. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Financial Report
     B. Consideration/Approval of Expenditures
     C. Consideration/Approval of First Reading of Budget FY 2014-2015
     D. Consideration/Approval of Amendment to Policy EIF(Local) - Academic Achievement - Graduation
     E. Consideration/Approval of the Texarkana ISD Updated District Mission Statement, Beliefs, Parameters, Strategic Objectives and Strategies
VIII. Reports/Information/Review Items
     A. Theron Jones Early Literacy Center Campus Report
     B. Strategic Planning Report
IX. Closed Session & Adjournment

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