Educational Excellence
School Advisory Council

6611 Country Club Middle School

Verified EESAC Meeting Minutes for:    02/09/2012  04:20 PM

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Recording Secretary:    Erika Leon

Location of meeting:    Media Center (Country Club Middle School)

Was a quorum established?    Yes

Was the meeting advertised?    Yes,  02/03/2012


Members Present:

Fernandez, Jose (Principal)
Conroy, Denise (Union Steward)
Belkin, Linda (Teacher)
Covone, Gina (Teacher)
Gil, Gustavo (Teacher)
Leon, Erika (Teacher)
Martin, Melissa (Teacher)
Anne, Knight (Alternate Teacher/Paraprofessional)
Mercado, Nidia (Educational Support Employee)
Pino, Marisol (Alternate Educational Support)
Cermeno, Yaremy (Parent)
Gonzalez, Diana (Parent)
King-Elston, Santrel (Parent)
McDuffie, Tammie (Parent)
Perera-Acosta, Alba (Parent)
Rizo, Alex (Parent)
Rubio, Sandra (Parent)
Orta, Daniela (Alternate Parent)
Rubio, Lannie (Student)
Longa, Alexandra (Alternate Student)
Coalla, Yaniri (Business/Community Representative)
Rodriguez, Evelyn (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:

Field, Mark (Teacher)
Hankins, Steven (Alternate Union Steward)

Topics Covered:

Country Club Middle School
EESAC Meeting – February 9, 2012

The meeting commenced on Thursday, February 9th at 4:20 PM by EESAC chairperson
Ms. L. Belkin. The first item on the agenda was the review and approval of the minutes from the last meeting. The minutes were read, Ms. Melissa Martin motioned to approve the minutes and Ms. Covone second the motion; hence, minutes were approved. Ms. Belkin informed everyone that changes made to the bylaws will be presented at next meeting. Mr. Field, presented proposals for the Language Arts department as well as for the Book Club he sponsors. His proposal for the Language Arts department consisted of purchasing 12 Nook Tablets for teachers in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. These tablets will be used to create a cohort to support the School Improvement Plan’s (SIP) technology component, allowing teachers the opportunity to offer advanced real world learning opportunities for students. In reference to the Book Club Mr. Field sponsors, he would like some monies to be utilized in paying for a bus to transfer students to and from school to a specified movie theater to visually enhance the reading of “The Hunger Games”. The second item on the agenda was the voting for the proposals established by interested parties. The election process was in order of listing of summarized items as were presented to EESAC.
Item 1: 5 Handheld Scanners
Item 2: 15 printer cartridges
Item 3: 15 Lamp covers
Item 4: 4 LCD projector bulbs
Item 5: 120 Civics Workbooks
Item 6: 5 U. S. History Workbooks
Item 7: Plants and seeds
Item 8: Nook Tablets
Item 9: Bus (Book Club)

Name Item 1 Item 2 Item 3 Item 4 Item 5 Item 6 Item 7 Item 8 Item 9
Fernan Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
dez, Jose
Belkin Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Covone Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Leon, Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Rodrigu Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
ez, E.
Rubio,L Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Rubio,S Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Hankins Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Martin, Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Gil, G. Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Mercado,Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Knight Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y

All proposals passed and were approved by EESAC.
Lastly, comments and/or concerns were asked by Ms. L. Belkin to the student body representative, no comments mentioned. Ms. Covone motioned to adjourn the meeting and Ms. Melissa Martin second the motion, meeting concluded at 4:35 PM.

Attendance: Gustavo Gil, Gina Covone, Steven Hankins (UTD Representation in lieu of Denise Conroy), Melissa Martin, Erika Leon, Linda Belkin, Viviana Lebena, Sandra Rubio, Lannie Rubio, Anne Knight, Jose Fernandez, Evelyn Rodriguez, Jason Glasford, Mark Field, Nidia Mercado