School Board Report
  • Jan. 14, 2020 Regular School Board Meeting


    Discussion, Reports and Information Items

    Reports from Members of the Board

    Chair Naty Severson attended the 2020 School Board Organizational meeting and the special called Board meeting. She also met with Superintendent Kathy Kelly and attended Association of Metropolitan School Districts (AMSD).

    Vice Chair Lorien Mueller was not present.

    Clerk Molly Lewis attended the 2020 School Board Organizational meeting and the special called Board meeting. She also attended varsity basketball games and high school conferences.

    Treasurer Laura Palmer attended the 2020 School Board Organizational meeting and the special called Board meeting.

    Director Hala Asamarai attended the 2020 School Board Organizational meeting and the special called Board meeting.
    She also attended high school conferences.

    Director John Larkin attended the 2020 School Board Organizational meeting and the special called Board meeting.

    Strategic Direction D | Securing and Effectively Managing Our Resources; Human Resources, Financial, and Physical
    Director of Technology, Security & Building Operations Bryan Hennekens presented information on the Scorecard for Strategic Direction D: Securing and Effectively Managing our Resources; Human Resources, Financial, and Physical.

    Teaching & Learning Department Update
    Director of Teaching & Learning Tara Thukral, along with Research & Assessment Coordinator Disa Fabeck, Professional Development Coordinator Emily Gartner, Personalized Learning Facilitator Leslie Maher, Technology Integration Specialist Jennifer Hauswirth and Academic Specialist Carrie Trnjanin presented an updated on the Teaching & Learning Department. Their update included professional development, testing, gifted services, personalized learning, technology integration, college and career readiness, and curriculum. View the presentation.

    Building Vision Card | Columbia Academy
    Director of Teaching & Learning Tara Thukral and Columbia Academy Principal Duane Berkas presented information on the Columbia Academy Strategic Directions Score Card. View the presentation.


    Upcoming School Board Key Dates

    5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 -- School Board Work Session, Community Room
    5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 -- School Board Sub-Committee on Policy Meeting
    7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 -- Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room
    5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11 -- School Board Sub-Committee on Policy Meeting
    7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11 -- Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room

     

Current School Board Committee Assignments

  • Chair Naty Severson: Association of Metropolitan School Districts, School Board Policy Sub-Committee

    Vice Chair Lorien Mueller: Educational Cooperative Service Unit, Liaison to the City of Columbia Heights

    Clerk Molly Lewis: Minnesota State High School League, School Board Policy Sub-Committee

    Treasurer Laura Palmer: NE Metro Intermediate District 916 Board, School Board Policy Sub-Committee, Parliamentarian

    Director Hala Asamarai: Minnesota School Board Association, Liaison to the City of Hilltop

    Director John Larkin: Columbia Heights Business Council, Liaison to City of Fridley

     

For More Information...

  • For more information on the School Board Report, contact Kristen Stuenkel at 763-528-4515.


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