School Advisory Council
6591 North Dade Middle School
Verified EESAC Meeting Minutes for: 02/24/2011 04:05 PM
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Recording Secretary: Carolyn Carlson-Yellen
Location of meeting: North Dade Middle School at 3422 NW 187th Street, Miami Gardens, FL 33056 in the office conference room
Was a quorum established? Yes
Was the meeting advertised? Yes, 02/09/2010
Crawford, Lowell C (Principal)
Brown, Alicia M (Alternate Principal)
Carlson-Yellen, Carolyn (Teacher)
Jean, Herbert (Teacher)
Severino, Angela (Teacher)
Thurston, Monica (Alternate Teacher/Paraprofessional)
Washington, Dedgra (Educational Support Employee)
Constantine, Pat (Parent)
Gibril, Nafisa (Parent)
Muschette, Winsome (Parent)
Young, Yvonne (Parent)
Constantine, Ramdin (Student)
Members Absent (Excused):
Davis, Brendalee (Union Steward)
Cannon, Antionette (Teacher)
Shaw, Bobbie (Teacher)
Clevia, Spikes A (Alternate Educational Support)
Currington, Shirley (Parent)
McMillon, Dannie (Parent)
Johnson, Kewanna (Alternate Parent)
Senatus, Bryce (Alternate Student)
Dixon, Pat (Business/Community Representative)
Stevenson, Sammy (Business/Community Representative)
Members Absent (Unexcused):
No one had an unexcused absence.
No one else was present.
I. Meeting Called to Order at 4:20 p.m. by Ms. Carlson-Yellen
II. School Dress Code Declaration for the 2011-2012 School Year. North Dade Middle School is already a Uniform School. All EESAC Members agree that there is no need to change what is already in place -- North Dade Middle School will remain a Uniform School.
III. School Improvement Plan Review: Ms. Brown
A. On Page 7 -- "L" capitalized for logical sequence.
B. On Page 8 -- 5%-19% (Add)"an increase of 14%"
C. GIZMO - Mr. Crawford is very pleased with these results. Each Benchmark is reinforced using a Virtual Lab Assignment. In Physical Science and Chemistry, there is an increase of 46-70% in correct answers.
D. There will be After School Tutoring for FCAT in March and April before FCAT. Depends on School Board Budget.
E. Cool Kids: Two hundred applicants. The District states who can participate.
IV. NDMS EESAC Bylaws: Ms. Carlson-Yellen passed out copies of the Bylaws for review to revise at the next meeting.
IV. Meeting adjourned at 6:05 p.m.