2021.02.15 - Special Meeting Agenda

Clarinda Community School District
Special Meeting
Monday, February 15, 2021 at 4:00 PM
McKinley Central Office and Zoom (Link found on district website under Menu – District Office – Zoom Link)


1. Call to Order
The President will call the meeting to order using the gavel if necessary.  The President will request those with communication devices to either turn them off or place them on silent mode.  This may be a good time to introduce any special guests.
1. A binder labeled Public Copy of Board Materials and containing board meeting materials is available for public review at the table at the side of the room.
2. A sign-in sheet is located at the table at the side of the room. All guests are asked to sign it to show attendance.
3. Meeting agendas are available for the public at the table at the side of the room.
4. Meeting agendas, materials, and minutes are also available on the district web page.

2. Pledge of Allegiance
The President will ask the members and audience to face the flag for the Pledge of Allegiance.

3. Roll Call
The President will ask for roll call.

4. Audience to Visitors
The President will ask the audience if they have any comments on the items on the agenda. This gives the public the opportunity to comment on agenda items prior to Board decisions/actions. Each community member wanting to comment to the board will be granted two minutes to speak. Please be prepared to give your name and address. The Board will listen to public comment and in accordance with district policy 213 and direct questions to the superintendent or the appropriate staff.

5. Approval of Agenda
If members have items to be added to the agenda, now is the time. If you have items that you want removed from the agenda, or removed from the Consent Agenda for discussion, make the request at this time. The President will call for a motion and second to approve the agenda.

6. Consider Consent Agenda Items
The President will ask for a motion to accept the Consent Agenda as presented or amended. With a motion and a second, the President will call for the vote.
6.1 Approve Minutes of the February 10, 2021 Regular Meeting

7. Recognition and Reports
The President will call for recognition and reports as identified on the agenda.
7.1 Superintendent
      Mrs. Bergman will give her report.

8. New Business

8.1 Consider Approving Voucher Resolution
      This voucher resolution is to show CCSD is not in favor of Senate File 159 – Scholarship Funds, Vouchers, Education Savings Accounts and Expanded Tax Credits.  This will
only take away students but funding from school districts.
      Approve the Voucher Resolution.

8.2 Consider Approving the Second and Final Reading of the IASB Policy Primers
      IASB has reviewed policies and have made recommendations for edits for current policy and addition of new policy.  The policy committee has reviewed and recommend the
     changes to 409.1, 409.2, 409.3, 409.3R1, 409.3R2, 409.3E1, 409.3E2, 102, 102.E4, 701.3, 705.1R1, and 705.1R2; and add policy 414, 907, 907R1, 106, and 705.1R2.
      409.1 Employee Vacation – Holidays – Personal Leave
      409.2 Employee Leave of Absence
      409.3 Employee Family and Medical Leave
      409.3R1 Employee Family and Medical Leave Regulation
      409.3R2 Employee Family and Medical Leave Definitions
      409.3E1 Employee Family and Medical Leave Notice to Employees
      409.3E2 Employee Family and Medical Leave Request Form
      414 Classified Employee Professional Leave
      907 District Operation During Public Emergencies
      907.R1 District Operation During Public Emergencies Regulation
      106 Discrimination and Harassment Based on Sex Prohibited
      102 Equal Educational Opportunity
      102.E4 Discrimination Complaint Form
      701.3 Financial Records
      705.1R1 Suspension and Debarment of Vendors and Contractors Procedure
      705.1R2 Using Federal Funds in Procurement Contracts
      Approve the second and final reading of the IASB policy primer changes and additions of the attached policies.

8.3 Consider Approving the Second and Final Reading of the 600 Series of Policy
      The policy committee and various staff members have reviewed the 600 series and recommend the approval of edits on some policies and maintaining the rest. The edits are
      marked in the attached policies.
      600 Goals and objectives of the Education Program
      601.1 School Calendar
      601.2 School Day
      602.1 Curriculum Development
      602.2 Curriculum Implementation
      602.3 Curriculum Evaluation
      602.4 Pilot – Experimental – Innovative Projects
      603.2 Summer School Instruction
      603.3 Special Education
      603.4 Multicultural/Gender Fair Education
      603.5 Health Education
      603.5E1 Human Growth and Development Student Excuse Form
      603.6 Physical Education
      603.7 Career Education
      603.8 Teaching About Religion
      603.8R1 Teaching About Religion – Religious Holidays
      603.9 Academic Freedom
      603.9R1 Teaching Controversial Issues
      603.10 Global Education
      603.11 Citizenship
      604.1 Private Instruction
      604.2 Individualized Instruction
      604.3 Program for Talented and Gifted Students
      604.4 Program for At-Risk Students
      604.5 Religious-Based Exclusion From a School Program
      604.6 Instruction at a Post-Secondary Educational Institution
      604.7 Dual Enrollment
      604.8 Foreign Students
      604.9 Home School Assistance Program
      604.9R1 Home School Assistance Program Regulation
      604.10 Online Courses
      604.11 Appropriate Use of Online Learning Platforms
      605.1 Instructional Material Selection
      605.1R1 Selection of Instructional Materials Regulation
      605.2 Instructional Materials Inspection
      605.3 Objection to Instructional Materials
      605.3E1 Instructions to the Reconsideration Committee
      605.3E2 Reconsideration Request Form
      605.3E3 Sample Letter to Individual Challenging Instructional Materials
      605.3R1 Reconsideration of Instructional Materials Regulations
      605.4 Technology and Instructional Materials
      605.5 School Library
      605.6 Internet – Appropriate Use
      605.6E1 Internet Access Permission Letter to Parents
      605.6E2 Internet Appropriate Use Violation Notice
      605.6R1 Internet – Appropriate Use Regulation
      605.7 Use of Information Resources
      605.7R1 Use of Information Resources Regulation
      606.1 Class Size – Class Grouping
      606.2 School Ceremonies and Observances
      606.3 Animals in the Classroom
      606.4 Student Production of Materials and Services
      606.5 Student Field Trips and Excursions
      606.6 Insufficient Classroom Space
      607.1 Student Guidance and Counseling Program
      607.2 Student Health Services
      607.2R1 Student Health Services Regulation
      Approve the second and final reading of the 600 Series Policy.         

9. Meeting Announcements:
Please note the schedule of meetings.
9.1 Our next regular meeting is on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. in the Boardroom at McKinley and via Zoom.  

10. Adjournment
The President will call for a motion and a second to adjourn the meeting.