Educational Excellence
School Advisory Council

6611 Country Club Middle School

Verified EESAC Meeting Minutes for:    09/28/2010  04:00 PM

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Recording Secretary:    Mr. Guillermo Ramos

Location of meeting:    Country Club Middle School Media Center

Was a quorum established?    Yes

Was the meeting advertised?    Yes,  09/20/2010


Members Present:

Fernandez, Jose (Principal)
Conroy, Denise (Union Steward)
Belkin, Linda (Teacher)
Covone, Gina (Teacher)
Gil, Gustavo (Teacher)
Martin, Melissa (Teacher)
Ramos, Guillermo (Teacher)
Lobato, Rolando (Alternate Teacher/Paraprofessional)
Mercado, Nidia (Educational Support Employee)
Pino, Marisol (Alternate Educational Support)
Cartwright, Judy (Parent)
Orta, Daniela (Parent)
Perez, Jesus (Parent)
Rizo, Alex (Parent)
Uz, Jose (Parent)
Uz, Miriam (Parent)
Cardeso, Cindy (Alternate Parent)
Uz, Carlos (Student)
Gonzalez, Adriana (Alternate Student)
Gonzalez, Diana (Business/Community Representative)
Rodriguez, Orlando (Business/Community Representative)

Members Absent (Excused):

No one had an excused absence.

Members Absent (Unexcused):

No one had an unexcused absence.

Others Present:

No one else was present.

Topics Covered:

EESAC Minutes September 28, 2010 Country Club Middle School

The second EESAC Meeting of the 2010-2011 school year commenced on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 4:00 pm by EESAC Chair Ms. Linda Belkin. Ms. Covone read the minutes from the last meeting and Ms. Martin made a motion to approve the minutes and they were approved by all. Regarding the review and approval of the School Improvement Plan, updates were given in the curricular areas of Reading, Mathematics, Science and Writing. In Mathematics, Mrs. Lebena mentioned that the changes involved the interpretation of vocabulary. In Writing, the ELL subgroup strategies remained the same. In Science, Mrs. Martin discussed that different strategies will be implemented to improve scientific thinking. In Reading, strategies detailed in the School Improvement Plan were amended and included more focus on words and phrases as that is the lowest benchmark for the school, implement more differentiated instruction, graphic organizers and address weaknesses in affixes, context clues, roots, bases, idioms and figurative language. After careful review of the School Improvement Plan by all the EESAC members, it was approved unanimously by all members. Ms. Covone then made a motion to end the meeting and Mr. Uz. Second the motion. The meeting was adjourned at 5:00 pm.