MISSION: TO SERVE EVERY STUDENT WITH EXCELLENCE AS THE STANDARD
Educational Services Facility
1:00 p.m.

March 28, 2023 Work Session
Opening Exercises
1. Opening Exercises

Chairman Matt Susin called the meeting to order at 1:01 p.m.

Roll Call
2. Roll Call

Members Present:  Katye Campbell, Jennifer Jenkins, Matt Susin, Gene Trent and Megan Wright.

Pledge of Allegiance
3. Pledge of Allegiance

Chairman Susin led the pledge of allegiance.

Order of Business
4. Order of Business
Rule Development / Public Hearing
5. Board Policy 5136 - Wireless Communication Devices
po5136 rev2-24 for Work Session with Coverpages for Upload.pdf

No individuals were present to address the Board.  No additional recommendations for this policy were made by the Board.

6. Board Policy 2521 - Instructional Materials Program
1 - po2521 with Coverpages - Rev 3.22.23 For Rule Dev & Info.pdf

Five individuals were present to address the Board.  Board Members provided additional clarification pertaining to the policy.  No additional recommendations for this policy were made by the Board.

Topics
7. Board Policy 3210 Standards of Ethical Conduct
1 - po3210 and ap3210 with Coverpages for Upload rev3-23-23.pdf

No additional recommendations for this policy were made by the Board.

8. Board Policy 5500 Student Conduct
1 - po5500 with Coverpages for Upload.pdf

No additional recommendations for this policy were made by the Board.

9. Board Policy 5511 Dressing and Grooming
1 - po5511 with Coverpages for Upload (incl. redline, clean & Form D).pdf

Discussion ensued among the Board pertaining to this policy.  The following recommendations were made:

  • Remove Bike Shorts.
  • Gain Principal/School Administrator Input (Send entire policy to principals for their input/revisions.  Ask them how much of the gang language should be included.  Provide principal comments to the Board via a survey tool or another format.)
  • Differentiate Elementary from Secondary
  • Remove Tongue Rings
  • Add Back In:  Students who violate the dress code will not be admitted to class and may be suspended from school.
  • Add from Neola Template:  The District is cognizant that students’ religions, disabilities, or medical conditions may impact their ability to comply with the standard student attire policy. Reasonable accommodations based on religion, disability, or medical condition shall be permitted on an individual basis.
10. Board Policy 5600 Student Discipline
1 - po5600 with Coverpages for Upload.pdf

No additional recommendations for this policy were made by the Board.

11. Board Policy 5610 Removal, Out of School Suspension, Disciplinary Placement, and Expulsion of Students
1 - po5610 with Coverpages for Upload.pdf

No additional recommendations for this policy were made by the Board.

12. Board Member District Boundary Adjustment Process
Board Member District Boundaries Workshop Presentation 03.22.2023.pdf
Board Member District Boundaries Information Package.pdf

Sue Hann, Assistant Superintendent of Facilities, provided the Board with information pertaining to the Board Member district boundary adjustment process and provided options for the Board to consider.  Discussion ensued among the Board, including questions which were answered by Ms. Hann. 

The Board was in support of utilizing a consultant to lead the process to develop/analyze options for the Board to consider.

13. Middle School Boundary Process Update
Survey Comments as of 03.24.2023.pdf
Emailed Comments and Responses through 03.23.2022.pdf
Middle School Boundary Update 03.28.pdf

Sue Hann, Assistant Superintendent of Facilities, provided the Board with an update pertaining to the middle school boundary process.  Discussion ensued among the Board, including questions which were answered by Ms. Hann. 

The majority of the Board were in support of larger boundaries, to include areas 1, 2 and 3.

14. Student Accommodation Plan Preview
Student Accommodation Plan Briefing 03.24.2023.pdf
Review Draft Student Accommodation Plan 03.24.2023.pdf

Sue Hann, Assistant Superintendent of Facilities, provided the Board with a preview of the Student Progression Plan. 

15. Long Term Capital Planning Preview
long term capital planning 03.28.2023.pdf

Sue Hann, Assistant Superintendent of Facilities, provided the Board with a preview of the district's Long-Term Capital Planning. Board Members expressed appreciation to Ms. Hann and her team for thier efforts.

Mr. Susin stated that the pools inside of our schools are a difficult situation.  He explained that he knows and individual who does pool training who thought that the County or local fitness facilities would be open to us using their pools.   Mr. Susin stated there could be an opportunity for the district to collaboratively discuss with other entities a 1, 3, 5 year plan to address pools or other areas.

Closing Remarks
16. Closing Remarks

Ms. Campbell requested to remove April 24, 2023 as a potential Work Session date due to the volume of meetings that week.  The Board agreed to remove the date as an option. 

A doodle poll will be sent to the Board, to inlclude the month of May, to determine the Board's availability for potential meeting dates.

Adjournment
17. Adjournment

Chairman Susin adjourned the meeting at 4:20 p.m.

Chairman: __________________________ Secretary: ________________________________

NOTES:  

  • Brevard Public Schools Television (BPS-TV) will broadcast this meeting live on Spectrum cable channel 496.   Board meetings are also available as streaming video on the district web page at www.brevardschools.org and YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/c/BrevardSchools.   
  • Sensory and mobility impaired persons seeking assistance for participation in any meeting, conference, or seminar should contact Karyle Green, Director, Labor Relations, five days prior to the meeting date.  Dr. Green may be reached at 321-633-1000, ext. 11266 (voice) or green.karyle@brevardschools.org (email).
  • Individuals or groups may address comments to the School Board during the Rule Development portion of the meeting specific to the policy being discussed.  There will be no other opportunity to public comment during workshops.
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