School District 883
(Official Publication)
Rockford Board of Education
Summary Minutes
from the January 22, 2014 Regular Board Meeting
The school board met in regular session on Monday, January 14, 2013, at 6:30 pm in the school board room. The following items may be of interest:
The Board recognized Julie Merila, Kathy Mattson, Betsy Pennuto, Jamie Madson, Abby Salmon, Jerald Ferdig, Melissa Spicer, Shea Roskowiak, Eli Goyke, Ellen Paatela and Brody Harstad.
The Board approved the minutes from the December 16, 2013 regular meeting and January 7, 2014 organizational meeting, staffing changes, bills totaling $1,298,304.72, open enrollments, donations, the training affiliation agreement with Capella University.
The Board received reports from Principals Brenda Petersmeyer, Ryan Jensen, and Amy Denneson.
The Board also received reports and updates from Superintendent Paul Durand and Business Manager Sandy Strozyk.
The Board heard an update on student enrollment and projections.
The Board heard an update on potential family homes in Corcoran and Greenfield.
The Board heard an update on the bond projects.
The Board approved the Resolution Directing Administration to Make Recommendations for Reductions in Programs and Position and Reasons Therefore.
The Board held a first reading on the following policies–603 Curriculum Development; 604 Instructional Curriculum; 610 Field Trips, 613R Graduation Requirements; 615 Testing Accommodations, Modification and Exemptions for IEPs, Section 504 Plans, and LEP Students; 616 School District System Accountability; 618R Assessment of Student Achievement; 619 Staff Development for Standards; 620R Credit for Learning; 624 Online Learning Options; 602 Organization of the School Calendar and Day; 607 Organization of Grade Levels; 609 Religion; 614 School District Testing Plan and Procedure; and 617 School District Ensurance of Preparatory and High School Standards
Heard reports from individual board members on their committee assignments.
There will be a work session on Monday, February 3, 2014 at 6:30 PM in the school board room.
The next regular meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at 6:30 pm in the school board room.
This is a summary of the minutes from this meeting as per MN Statute 123B.09, subd. 10. Official Rockford School Board minutes are posted on the districts website at www.rockford.k12.mn.us after they are approved by the school board at the next regular meeting. If you would like a hard copy of the official minutes, please contact the Rockford Area Schools District Office at 763-477-9165 or mail your request to the district office at 6051 Ash Street, Rockford MN 55373.

3/20/14, 3SCT, Jan 22 Reg Min, 191196

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