PRESS RELEASE


January 15, 2016

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

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - January 19 - 6:00 PM

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

AGENDA
JANUARY 19, 2016

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 - Texarkana Public Schools Foundation Innovative Teacher Grant Recipients
IV. Open Forum
V. Special Reports & Superintendent's Information to Board
     A. Legislative Report
     B. Field Trip Requests
          I. TigerVision Students to KTBS Studios in Shreveport, Louisiana January 30, 2016
          II. TigerVision Students to Student Television Network Convention in Atlanta, Georgia March 8 –13, 2016
          III. Nash Elementary Students to Old Washington Historic State Park in Hope, Arkansas May 13, 2016
          IV. Wake Village Elementary Students to Old Washington Historic State Park in Hope, Arkansas May 17, 2016
          V. Wake Village Elementary Students to Little Rock Zoo in Little Rock, Arkansas May 19, 2016
VI. Consent Agenda
     A. Consideration/Approval of Minutes
          I. December 15, 2015 Regular Board Meeting
     B. Consideration/Approval of Personnel Items
          I. Personnel resignations/retirements
          II. Personnel elections/assignments
          III. Proposed Renewals, Non Renewals, Terminations/Suspensions
          IV. Consideration/Approval of Naming Angela Griffin as New Elementary School Principal
          V. Consideration/Approval of Naming Amy Doss as OPTIONS Principal
     C. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Investment Report
     D. Consideration/Approval of Proposals
          I. Declare Items as Surplus
          II. School Furniture and Equipment #1
     E. Consideration/Approval of PIE Donations/Budget Revision Requests
     F. Consideration/Approval of Maximum Class Size Exception Waiver
VII. Action/Discussion Items
     A. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Financial Report
     B. Consideration/Approval of Expenditures
     C. Consideration/Approval of Order Calling for Trustee Election
     D. Consideration/Approval of Adoption of Annual Tuition Rate for Ineligible Students
     E. Consideration of Proposed Resignation
          I. Ponder, Paisley Elizabeth - Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center - Pre-Kindergarten Teacher - Resignation, effective January 15, 2016
VIII. Reports/Information/Review Items
     A. STEM Report
     B. Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center Campus Report
IX. Closed Session & Adjournment

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