School Board Report
  • July 20, 2021 Regular School Board Meeting


    Discussion, Reports and Information Items

    Reports from Members of the Board

    Chair Naty Severson did not report.

    Vice Chair Lorien Mueller attended the 2021 City of Columbia Heights Jamboree parade and their centennial celebration. She also attended a School Board Chair meeting.

    Clerk Laura Palmer attended the 2021 City of Columbia Heights Jamboree parade and a Metro 916 Executive Board meeting.

    Treasurer Hala Asamarai did not report.

    Director Mary Granlund attended the 2021 City of Columbia Heights Jamboree parade and their centennial celebration. 

    Director Molly Lewis attended the 2021 City of Columbia Heights Jamboree parade and their centennial celebration.

    Superintendent's Report
    Superintendent Zena Stenvik shared about summer happenings in the District including collaboration with the City of Columbia Heights for their centennial. Stenvik attended the City's centennial celebration where the District had a booth and handed out swag. The Superintendent shared about summer programming for all ages and maintenance projects that are taking place while school is not in session. Stenvik also shared that the District's administrative team is working to develop plans for the 2021-2022 school year.

    2021-2022 School Year Update
    Superintendent Zena Stenvik presented an update on the upcoming 2021-2022 school year including recommendations from the MN Department of Education and MN Department of Health, along with possible options for online/blended learning. 

    Metropolitan Educational Cooperative Service Unit (Metro ECSU) Membership
    Director of Teaching & Learning Tara Thukral presented information on the Metro ECSU membership for the 2021-2022 school year. View the presentation.

    Association of Metropolitan School Districts (AMSD) Membership
    Superintendent Zena Stenvik presented information on the AMSD Membership for 2021-2022.


    Action Items

    2021-2022 Employee Handbook
    Approved


    Closed session for negotiation strategies.


    Upcoming School Board Key Dates

    7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10 -- Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room/Electronic Means
    5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17 -- School Board Community Engagement Listening Session, Zoom
    7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24 -- Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room/Electronic Means

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