• School Board Report

    Oct. 17, 2017 Work Session

    TIES Update

    Superintendent Kathy Kelly and Director of Technology and Security Services Bryan Hennekens gave an informational update on the status of the TIES organization. Their discussion included the TIES organizational structure, Columbia Heights Public Schools representation, protocols, fees/budget/levy, administrative processes, services, legal, audit, obligations and contractual issues. 

    Strategic Roadmap Superintendent's 2017-2018 Goals

    Superintendent Kathy Kelly discussed with the School Board her proposed goals for this school year.  Her goals, considered above and beyond her normal responsibilities and aligned to the Strategic Roadmap, are (1) Finance and Operations and Human Resources studies, (2) Leadership Development and (3) Review of the K-12 Activities Department.


    Upcoming Key Dates

    7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room
    6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, Bond Referendum Community Forum, Columbia Heights High School
    Community Forums Tuesday, Nov. 7, Election Day
    Nov. 10, No School (District In-service day)
    7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room
    5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, School Board Listening Session, Family Center
    5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, School Board Work Session, Community Room
    Nov. 23 & 24, No School (holiday)
    7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room


    School Board Committee Assignments

    Chair John Larkin: Columbia Heights Business Council, School Board Policy Sub-Committee and Liaison to North Park Elementary School.

    Vice Chair Laura Palmer: Association of Metropolitan School Districts, Minnesota School Board Association Legislative Liaison, NE Metro Intermediate District 916 Board and Liaison to the Family Center.

    Clerk Naty Severson: Minnesota State High School League, Liaison to City of Columbia Heights, School Board Policy Sub-Committee and Liaison to Columbia Heights High School.

    Treasurer Hala Asamarai: TIES, School Board Policy Sub-Committee and Liaison to Highland Elementary School.

    Director Molly Lewis: Liaison to the City of Fridley and Liaison to Columbia Academy.

    Director Lorien Mueller: Educational Cooperative Service Unit, Liaison to the City of Hilltop and Liaison to Valley View Elementary School.


    For more information on the School Board Report, call or email Communications Director Casey Mahon at 763-528-4503 or mahonc@colheights.k12.mn.us

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