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    June 19, 2018 Work Session  


    Strategic Roadmap Planning

    Strategic Roadmap planning This session, which included the School Board and District administrators, was facilitated by Dennis Cheesebrow of TeamWorks International. The discussion and interaction included  School Board and administrators collaborating on an updated Strategic Roadmap by drafting proposed revisions to the District Mission, Core Values and Strategic Directions.

    Superintendent's Goals

    Superintendent Kathy Kelly reported out on her 2017-2018 goals, considered above and beyond her normal responsibilities and aligned to the Strategic Roadmap. The goals were: (1) Finance and Operations and Human Resources studies, (2) Leadership Development and (3) Review of the K-12 Activities Department.

    Safe Schools Resolution

    The School Board discussed changes to a proposed Safe Schools Resolution.


    Upcoming School Board Key Dates

    7 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room
    7 p.m. Thursday, June 28, School Board Candidate Forum, Community Room
    July 4 - Holiday, District Closed
    7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 8, Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room
    7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, Primary Election Day
    7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 21, School Board Work Session, Community Room
    5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28,  Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room

    School Board Committee Assignments

    Chair John Larkin: Columbia Heights Business Council, School Board Policy Sub- Committee, Liaison to the City of Hilltop and Columbia Academy.

    Vice Chair Naty Severson: Association of Metropolitan School Districts, School Board Policy Sub-Committee and Liaison to the City of Fridley and Valley View Elementary School.

    Treasurer Lorien Mueller: Educational Cooperative Service Unit and Liaison to North Park Elementary School.

    Clerk Hala Asamarai: TIES, School Board Policy Sub-Committee, Liaison to City of Columbia Heights and the Family Center.

    Director Laura Palmer: NE Metro Intermediate District 916 Board, School Board Policy Sub-Committee and Liaison to Columbia Heights High School.

    Director Molly Lewis: Minnesota School Board Association Legislative Liaison, Minnesota State High School League and Liaison to Highland 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.

    Mission Statement