Ashland School District No. 5, Jackson County, Oregon - The Board of Directors met in a work session on Thursday, February 9, 2006, at 9:30 a.m. in the District Board Room. Present were:
Heidi Parker ) Chair
Ruth Alexander )
Amy Amrhein ) Board Members
Mat Marr )
Juli Di Chiro, Superintendent
I. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 9:40 a.m.
II. Roll Check
A roll of the board was taken and all members were present with the exception of Director Patton.
III. Discuss Strategic Planning
The Board discussed strategic planning with Consultant, Kate Dickson. Ms. Dickson discussed the importance of aligning existing work on planning, especially the AQEM. She further discussed the role of the strategic planning process and the steps the Board should take to make a March 18th community summit a reality.
The group reached consensus on the name and core messages of the event: A Spring Summit: Ashland Public Schools in a Rapidly Changing World.
The community will be invited to join the Board for a discussion to:
1. Find common ground.
2. Continue commitment to community engagement.
3. Move the district forward for the next twelve years.
Help envision the future for Ashland’s students. Align the Quality Education Model and our vision.
Board members were assigned tasks for the meeting.
The meeting will be held at the Rogue River Room at Southern Oregon University on Saturday, March 18. Refreshments will be available at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting will start at 9:00 a.m.
Director Patton joined the meeting at Noon. Superintendent Di Chiro left the meeting at Noon and returned at 1:00 p.m.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 1:30 p.m.
Jeanne Peterson, Executive Secretary