Ashland School District No. 5, Jackson County, Oregon – The Board of Directors met in a work session Wednesday, August 18, 2010, beginning at Noon at 243 Wilson Road, Ashland OR 97520. Present were:
Carol Davis ) Chair
Ruth Alexander )
Keith Massie ) Board Members
Heidi Parker )
Eva Skuratowicz )
Juli Di Chiro, Superintendent
Jill Turner, Business Manager
I. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at Noon by Chair Davis.
II. Roll Check
A roll check was taken and all board members were present.
III. Review of 2009-10 District Goals
The meeting began with a review of the 2009-10 district goals. Juli Di Chiro presented the progress made on those goals.
IV. Overview of Strategic Plan Timelines
A Strategic Plan Update was distributed and a review was made of the action items that were included for the 2009-10 school year. It was agreed that once district goals are adopted, Juli Di Chiro will integrate them into the strategic directions for the Strategic Plan in a similar format.
V. Overview of 2010-12 District Continuous Improvement Plan
Steve Retzlaff provided an overview of the District Continuous Improvement Plan. He reviewed the goals of that plan, and the Board will formally adopt those goals at their September meeting.
VI. Overview of Ashland High School Redesign Plan
Michelle Zundel presented an overview of the AHS redesign plan for this year. The administrators and Board members brainstormed potential items for district goals as follows.
Credit by Proficiency.
Technology Integration plus competency of students and teachers – future with technology solutions.
Kids database system. Data warehousing.
Second Language acquisition – ODE curriculum cycle.
Focus on CIP, Redesign, SP – “laser-like” focus.
Manage number of goals – set priorities.
Facilities planning – delay for later.
Quality Teaching – compensation, hiring, support, etc.
Make connection between 21stCentury skills and second language acquisition – promoting 21stskills; informed instruction.
“Future orientation” – predict how the future will impact education.
Long Range Planning – include order of magnitude.
The Board directed Juli Di Chiro to use the brainstorm list to develop draft goals which could be presented to the Board at the September meeting.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 4:00 p.m.
Respectfully submitted by Jeanne Peterson, Administrative Assistant.