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Board Briefs Regular Meeting 5-17-18

Agenda of Regular School Board Meeting

The Board of Trustees

Judson ISD

A Regular School Board Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Judson ISD will be held May 17, 2018, beginning at 7:00 PM in the ERC Board Room, 8205 Palisades Dr., Live Oak, Texas.
 
The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice. Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.
 
1. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
A. Roll Call, Establishment of Quorum, Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance
 
2. RECOGNITIONS
a. Sheri Brister-TAG program 
b. Emily Comeaux- TAG program
c. Meredith Jacobsen-JISD Budget TAG teacher
d. Lydia Panvini-Class size concern
e. Chris Van Heerde– TAG program 
f. Tanya Granados-TAG
g. Cindy Duran -TAG
 
3. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF VISITORS/CITIZENS TO BE HEARD
 
4. REORGANIZATION OF THE JUDSON ISD BOARD LEADERSHIP:  PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT AND SECRETARY (all positions stayed the same)
 
5. CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT ITEMS
A. Consider and take action regarding approving Board Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on April 19 and the Minutes from the Special Meeting held on April 30, 2018
B. Consider and take action regarding approving Monthly Financial Information as of April 30, 2018
C. Consider and take action regarding approving Expenditures Equal to or Greater than $50,000
D. Consider and take action regarding approving the ranking of the engineering firms for services related to the testing and balancing phase of the construction of Wortham Oaks Elementary School (pulled, Macias, passed 6-0)
E. Consider and take action regarding approving the ranking of the submittals for Request for Proposal 18-15 Water-Based Fire Protection Repair Services (pulled, Macias, passed 6-0)
F. Consider and take action regarding approving the ranking of the submittals for Request for Proposal 18-20 Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspection Services (pulled, Macias, passed 6-0)
G. Consider and take action regarding approving the ranking of the submittals for Request for Proposal 18-23 Digital Video Projector Project-ES (pulled, Macias, 6-0)
H. Consider and take action regarding approving the ranking of the submittals for the Request for Competitive Sealed Proposal 18-24 Kitty Hawk Middle School Renovations (pulled, Macias, passed 6-0)
I. Consider and take action regarding approving the ranking of the submittals for Request for Proposal 18-25 Annual Financial Audit Services
J. Consider and take action to Waive Penalty and Interest on Property Tax Payments
K. Consider and take action regarding approving an Interlocal Agreement with Houston Independent School District to provide billing and claim services for the School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Program (pulled, Paschall, passed 6-0)
L. Consider and take action regarding approving a proposed Plat No. 170333 for the new elementary school located in the Wortham Oaks subdivision - Wortham Oaks Elementary School
M. Consider and take action regarding approving the Judson Early College Academy School Calendar for the 2018-2019 Year
N. Consider and take action regarding approving the University of Texas at Austin OnRamps Cooperative Partnership Agreement as a dual-enrollment partner for Wagner T-STEM, Wagner High School, Judson High School, Veterans Memorial High School and Judson Early College Academy (pulled, Paschall, pulled 6-0)
O. Consider and take action regarding approving the 2017-2018 Texas Education Waiver Application for Timeline for Accelerated Instruction Waiver
P. Consider and take action regarding approving the Second Reading of BBBA(LOCAL):  Elections - Conducting Elections
Q. Consider and take action regarding approving Secondary Student Fees and CTE Related Student Fees for the 2018-2019 School Year
R. Consider and take action regarding approving a Resolution for an Alternative Graduation Requirement for students who entered into the ninth grade prior to the 2011-12 School Year
S. Consider and take action regarding approving a Gas Line Right of Way Agreement with the City of San Antonio
ITEMS A,B,C,I,J,L,M,O,P,Q,R, and S PASSED 6-0.  ITEMS E,F,G,H, AND K PASSED AFTER CLARIFICATION
 
6. DISCUSSION/CONSIDERATION OF ACTION ITEMS
A. Consider and take possible action regarding approval of the Contract Renewal Lists for Teachers and District Office Administrators for the 2018-2019 School Year (passed after executive session-see below) 
B. Consider and take possible action(s) regarding approval of the Personnel Report and Updates Including New Hires, Resignations and Administrative Appointments
1. Principals (passed after executive session-see below)
C. Consider and take possible action regarding Program Review presentations at future Board Meetings (LaFoille, pulled from agenda)
 
7. DISCUSSION ITEMS/REPORTS
A. Superintendent Report
1. Construction Update
B. First Reading of BBB(LOCAL):  Board Member Elections
C. Follow-up on Comprehensive Study on Students on Grade Level and Above (Macias)
D. Update District and Campus Websites with Historical District Facts (Paschall)
E. Discussion of Summer Programs (Macias)
F. Update on Board Advisory Committees
G. Update on Board Training, Conferences, Events and Consider Future Agenda Item Requests by Board Members
 
8. CLOSED SESSION
A. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Discussing Personnel
B. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071, Attorney Consultation regarding legal issues related to possible proposed nonrenewal including possible scheduling, procedural rules and legal
representation for any nonrenewal hearing
C. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Consider and Discuss issues related to the possible proposed nonrenewal of a term contract teacher
D. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071, Private Consultation with the Board's Attorney to discuss district-wide facility assessments and property insurance related matters
 
9. CONSIDER AND TAKE POSSIBLE ACTION(S) REGARDING ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION
A. Consider and take possible action(s) regarding Personnel (5-1, Dr. Salinas Abstained)
B. Consider and take possible action regarding proposed nonrenewal of a term contract employee (passed, 6-0)
C. Consider and take possible action regarding procedural rules and legal representation for any nonrenewal hearing (passed, 6-0)
 
10. ADJOURNMENT

Board Briefs Regular Meeting 4-19-18

Agenda of Regular School Board Meeting

The Board of Trustees

Judson ISD

A Regular School Board Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Judson ISD will be held April 19, 2018, beginning at 7:00 PM in the ERC Board Room, 8205 Palisades Dr., Live Oak, Texas.
 
The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice. Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.
 
1. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
A. Roll Call, Establishment of Quorum, Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance
 
2. RECOGNITIONS
 
3. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF VISITORS/CITIZENS TO BE HEARD
a. Curtis Ruder- IB program
b. Lauren Peleaz- IB program
c. T.J. Cunningham and Brian Jefferies- summer programs
 
4. CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT ITEMS
A. Consider and take action regarding approving Minutes from the Regular Board Meeting held on March 22 and Minutes from the Special Meetings held on March 29 and April 9, 2018
B. Consider and take action regarding approving Monthly Financial Information as of March 31, 2018
C. Consider and take action regarding approving Cash Investment Report for all Funds as of March 31, 2018
D. Consider and take action regarding approving of Expenditures Equal to or Greater than $50,000
E. Consider and take possible action regarding approving Amendments to the Budget for the 2018 Fiscal Year
F. Consider and take action regarding approving the submittal for Request for Proposal 17-35 for General and Instructional Supplies
G. Consider and take action regarding approving the ranking of submittals for Request for Proposal 18-21 Classroom School Furnishings - Elementary School
H. Consider and take action regarding approving the ranking of submittals for Request for Proposal 18-22 for Ancillary School Furnishings - Elementary School
I. Consider and take action regarding approving the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Inc. proposal for kits and materials
J. Consider and take action regarding approving a Memorandum of Understanding for the 2018-2019 school year with Family Services of San Antonio, Inc. concerning the Head Start Program at certain campus locations  (pulled, Macias)
K. Consider and take action regarding approving a Proclamation to Declare May 4, 2018 as School Lunch Hero Day
L. Consider and take action regarding approving the Second Reading of the deletion of EIF(LOCAL):  Academic Achievement Graduation
M. Consider and take action to regarding approving entering into an Electric and Gas Lines Right of Way Agreement with the City of San Antonio conveying a right-of-way easement for the distribution gas main pipelines, service connections and electric transmission and distribution lines over, on and across the District's property located in Lot 35, Block 105, the Escondido North Subdivision, Unit 5, Bexar County, Texas and authorizing a signatory for the Agreement
ITEMS  A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,K,L,M PASSED ON CONSENT VOTE.  ITEM J PASSED AFTER CLARIFICATION
 
5. DISCUSSION/CONSIDERATION OF ACTION ITEMS
A. Consider and take possible action regarding approving Contract Renewal Lists for Teachers, Nurses, Librarians, Counselors, Campus Professionals and Administrators for the 2018-2019 School Year (passed 7-0)
B. Consider and take possible action(s) regarding approving the Personnel Report and Updates Including New Hires, Resignations and Administrative Appointments (passed 7-0)
 
6. DISCUSSION ITEMS/REPORTS
A. Superintendent Report
1. Construction Update
B. JEF 2017 State of the Foundation
C. First Reading of the following policies:
1. BBB(LOCAL):  Board Member Elections
2. BBBA(LOCAL):  Elections - Conducting Elections (New Policy)
D. Discussion of JECA Selection Process and Proposed Administrative Procedure (Paschall)
E. Discuss reinstatement of Judson High School IB Program
F. Update on Statement of Impact Amendment by KIPP Austin Public Schools
G. Report on Title Funding (Macias)
H. Discussion of Summer Programs (Macias)
I. Update on Board Advisory Committees
J. Update on Board Training, Conferences, Events and Consider Future Agenda Item Requests by Board Members
 
7. CLOSED SESSION
A. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Discussing Personnel
B. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Discussing Cabinet Level Personnel
C. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071, Attorney Consultation regarding legal issues related to Superintendent Search process
 
8. CONSIDER AND TAKE POSSIBLE ACTION(S) REGARDING ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION
A. Consider and take possible action(s) regarding Personnel (passed, 7-0)
B. Consider and take possible action regarding Superintendent Search Process (passed, 7-0)
 
9. ADJOURNMENT

JISD Superintendent Search Underway

JISD Board of Trustees Seeks Input on Superintendent Search.

The Judson ISD Board of Trustees is seeking input on the current search for a new Superintendent of Schools. The Board has hired the law firm of Walsh, Gallegos, Trevino, Russo and Kyle to assist with the search. All parties understand how critical it is to gather input from staff, parents and community during this important process. Please take time to complete a short survey about the personality, leadership traits and characteristics you would like to see in a new leader. All survey information will be shared with the Board as part of building a profile to assist in the selection of applicants for interviews. Thank you for taking time to share your input.

CLICK HERE TO START THE SHORT SURVEY

 

The following information is for those interested in being considered for the Judson ISD Superintendent position.

Superintendent Search 2018
Thank you for your interest in the Superintendent position at the Judson Independent School District. We have compiled a list of qualifications for our next Superintendent and the application is now available. Please be advised that all applications and supporting documents must be received by Monday, May 21, 2018, @ 5:00 p.m. (CST)


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Doctorate required  

  • Texas Superintendent certificate required 

  • Campus administration experience required  

  • Minimum 10 years in education required  

  • Superintendent experience preferred  

  • Central office experience preferred  

  • Residency within the District will be required


Please e-mail suptsearches@wabsa.com or call
Valerie Durocher Herbert at (210) 979-6633 for an application packet


*Please, do not contact Board Members directly.

Board Recognitions 4-19-18

Pledge leader Naomi Mata is a 5th grader from Crestview Elementary School…the school she has attended since she was in Pre-K.  While at Crestview, she has been a big part of the music program…she loves choir.  She is in the Honor Choir, Instrument Ensemble and Music Memory programs.  She has been on the A Honor Roll all year.  Outside of school, Naomi enjoys dancing, especially tap and ballet.

 

Our first board recognition comes from Veterans Memorial High School.  If you haven’t heard, it was an awesome year for girls basketball this season in Judson ISD.  Two high school girls basketball teams from our district made it to the State Tournament and to the State Final in two UIL classifications.  The Veterans Memorial High School Patriot Girls Basketball team finished 33-10 this season and went all the way to that final game in its first year as a varsity program…second year in existence. The names of the team members are below.
 
Junior Guard - Charlene Mass
Junior Power Forward - Arianna Aguirre
Sophomore Forward - Ceyenne Mass
Sophomore Point Guard - Vivian Castro
Sophomore Guard - Kaitlyn Bassett
Sophomore Forward - Brenna Perez
Junior Guard - Hannah Cole
Freshman Forward - Marley Rokas
Sophomore Forward - Sahara Jones
Sophomore Forward - Denise Allen

Assistant Coaches: Melissa Martinez and Antonio Keys
Student Manager: Zamahrya Rogers
Trainers: Sam Lawson and Donna Tuggle
  
Head Coach is the Express News Girls Basketball Coach of the Year Christina Camacho. Coach Camacho as you may know has been successful wherever she’s worked, going 628-and-235 overall in her 31 seasons of coaching.

 

Our next recognition comes from Judson High School.  As you know the district’s CTE program is strong and diverse in its certifications and recently the Judson Collision Repair program received national recognition and a grant.  The I-CAR Foundation is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to support educational efforts in the skill of collision repair to produce students with the expertise needed to work in professional shops and maintain a high level of quality work.  The organization awarded the Hertz Grant (worth $5,000) to the Judson Automotive Collision Repair Program.  Congratulations to the school and the program’s teacher Mr. Ken Tucker.  Ms. Renee LaFreniere is the Director of CTE is and the Hertz Representative is Jennifer Adkins.

 

Our next recognition comes from Veterans Memorial High School.  The school’s Chapter of the Business Professionals of America recently came away from the BPA Regional Conference with a number of honors.  Their hard work is showing up in a number of different categories and these students competed in the state contest earlier this year in Corpus Christi.  

Logan Baier - Basic Office Systems and Procedures
Zyyare Brown - Fundamental Accounting
Ruben Caro - Fundamental Word Processing
Sharon Choi - Economic Research Project Individual and Administrative Support Team
Karen De La Torre - Prepared Speech and Administrative Support Team
Sabrina Lagrimanta - Legal Office Procedures and Administrative Support Team
Sandreya Straughter - Administrative Support Team


Our next recognition comes from the Judson ISD Transportation Department.  The Property Casualty Alliance of Texas provides districts with a strategy to lower their risks of property and casualty loss…the largest such program in the country.  Each year they select those individuals who go beyond the typical in transporting our district’s most precious cargo…our students…to and from school.  The selection is based on five criteria…Leadership, Attitude, Perseverance, Student and Parent Relationships and Technical Skill.  The P.C.A.T. bus driver of the year is Judson ISD’s Pan Filita Hernandez. Congratulations to you and many safe miles to you.

 

The next recognition come from the Enery Management Department. Beginning in May of last year, Judson ISD began participating in CPS Energy’s Resource Management Services program. The RMS program focuses on saving energy through behavior and operations in the district. Since the start of the program, the actions taken by David Oehler, Andy Jimenez, and of course the teachers and support staff in your schools have helped reduce your overall energy usage by 7%, which equates to over $222,000!  One of the main goals of the program is to raise awareness, and we asked students throughout the district to design posters to encourage energy awareness.
 

We received a lot of wonderful entries, but only one winner from elementary, middle, and high school could be chosen. And the winners are: 
• Ian Washington from Ed Franz Elementary
• Trinity Jarrell from Metzger Middle School
• Emilie Orosco from Judson Early College Academy
  
Thank you to all of the students for participating in the contest, and thank you to Judson ISD staff and teachers for the wonderful work you do for our schools and community every day! 

 

The final recognition comes from the Communications Department.  Each year the Texas School Public Relations Association selects publications that it feels reaches the highest level of quality compared to other district across the state.  Those are announced at its annual conference in February.  This year the association selected the Judson Post as the “Best of Category” award among similar sized district newsletter publications for content, layout and overall quality.
  
Out of more than 1,300 entries from school districts across the state, the department also picked up 9 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze selections for work in photography, video and advertisement projects. Those results came from a team effort of Multimedia Specialist David Rhoads, Communications Director Steve Linscomb and Communications Specialist Lexie Greathouse who contributed in our advertisement content.  

By the way, the Judson Post is a subscription publication, but it’s free. If you would like to subscribe, you can do so on the district website on the Communications Department’s page.

 

Board Briefs Regular Meeting 3-22-18

Agenda of Regular School Board Meeting

The Board of Trustees

Judson ISD

 
A Regular School Board Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Judson ISD will be held March 22, 2018, beginning at 7:00 PM in the ERC Board Room, 8205 Palisades Dr., Live Oak, Texas.
 
The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice. Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.
 
1. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
A. Roll Call, Establishment of Quorum, Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance
 
2. RECOGNITIONS
 
3. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF VISITORS/CITIZENS TO BE HEARD
a. Katarina and Christopher Blake, -  active shooter protocol and training 
b. Beverley Chaffee- JECA Principal 
c. Armando Gonzales- Officer at JECA campus/JECA Principal
d. Wendy Marbach-JECA principal
e. Carolyn Montgomery Harrison – JECA principal
f. Rickey E. Brown-JECA principal
g. Thomas E. Daly V-JECA principal
h. Savannah Mayhood-JECA principal
 
4. CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT ITEMS
A. Consider and take action regarding approving Minutes from the Regular Board Meeting held on February 15 and the Special Meeting held on February 26, 2018
B. Consider and take action regarding approving Monthly Financial Information as of February 28, 2018 (pulled, Macias)
C. Consider and take action regarding approving of Expenditures Equal to or Greater than $50,000
D. Consider and take action regarding approving Budget Transfers across functions
E. Consider and take action regarding approving the submittal for Request for Proposal 17-35 for General and Instructional Supplies
F. Consider and take action regarding approving the ranking of submittals for Request for Proposal 18-16 Grease Trap Cleaning
G. Consider and take action regarding approving the ranking of the submittals for Request for Proposal 18-17 HVAC Filters
H. Consider and take action regarding approving the Instructional Materials Allotment and TEKS Certification
I. Consider and take action regarding approving the Second Reading of DEC (LOCAL): Compensation and Benefits - Leaves and Absences
J. Consider and take action regarding approving the 2018-19 Application for Staff Development Minutes Waiver
K. Consider and take action regarding approving a Proclamation declaring April 16 - 20, 2018 as JISD Assistant Principals Week (pulled, Macias)
L. Consider and take action regarding approving a Proclamation declaring April as JISD Month of the Military Child 
(ITEMS A, C, D,E,F,G,H,I,J AND L PASSED, ITEMS B AND K PASSED AFTER CALL FOR CLARIFICATION FROM BUSINESS SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND EXPLANATION OF PROCLAMATION PROTOCOL)
 
5. DISCUSSION/CONSIDERATION OF ACTION ITEMS
A. Consider and take possible action regarding approval of the District Attendance Lines for Escondido North and Wortham Oaks Elementary Schools (passed, 6-0)
B. Consider and take possible action regarding approving the Naming of Escondido North and Wortham Oaks Elementary Schools (passed, 6-0)
C. Consider and take possible action regarding approving TSTEM Designation Renewal for the 2018-2019 School Year for Karen Wagner TSTEM Academy and JSTEM Academy (passed, 6-0)
D. Consider and take possible action approving a Resolution dealing with wage issues involving an Inclement Weather Closing that occurred on January 16, 2018 (passed, 6-0)
E. Consider and take possible action(s) regarding approving the Personnel Report and Updates Including New Hires, Resignations and Administrative Appointments.
 
6. DISCUSSION ITEMS/REPORTS
A. Superintendent Report
1. Construction Update
B. First Reading of EIF(LOCAL):  Academic Achievement - Graduation
C. Discuss information on last year's STAAR Scores with regards to approaching and achieving grade level (Dr. Salinas)
D. Discussion of Current Pathways for Career and Technical Education (CTE) to include the number of CTE programs from Middle School to High School (Dr. Salinas)
E. Discussion of 2018-2019 Coaching Assignments and Athletic Periods (Paschall)
F. Discussion of Enrollment Procedures for Early College High School (JECA) (Paschall)
G. Update on Statement of Impact Amendment by the following schools:
1. Jubilee Academies
2. Idea Public Schools
3. School of Science and Technology
H. Update on Board Advisory Committees
I. Update on Board Training, Conferences, Events and Consider Future Agenda Item Requests by Board Members
 
7. CLOSED SESSION
A. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Discussing Personnel
B. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071, attorney consultation regarding legal issues related to possible agreement with the District’s Chief Financial Officer
C. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, discussion regarding possible agreement with the District’s Chief Financial Officer
D. Pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Texas Government Code, attorney consultation regarding legal and procedural issues related to the possible Agreement for Judson Early College Academy Principal
E. Pursuant to Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code, consider and discuss possible Agreement for Judson Early College Academy Principal
F. Pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Texas Government Code, attorney consultation regarding legal and procedural issues related to proposed nonrenewal of the term contract of Judson Early College Academy
Principal
G. Pursuant to Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code, consider and discuss the proposed nonrenewal of the term contract of Judson Early College Academy Principal
H. Pursuant to Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code, discussion regarding Board Member(s) duties, roles and responsibilities
 
8. CONSIDER AND TAKE POSSIBLE ACTION(S) REGARDING ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION
A. Consider and take possible action(s) regarding Personnel (passed, 6-0)
B. Consider and take possible action regarding agreement with the District’s Chief Financial Officer (no action taken)
C. Consider and take possible action regarding the possible Agreement for Judson Early College Academy Principal (passed to decline agreement 6-0)
D. Consider and take possible action regarding the proposed nonrenewal of the term contract of Judson Early College Academy Principal (no action taken)
 
9. ADJOURNMENT