Educational Excellence
School Advisory Council

6611 Country Club Middle School

Verified EESAC Meeting Minutes for:    05/07/2013  04:45 PM

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Recording Secretary:    Gustavo Gil

Location of meeting:    Country Club Middle School Media Center

Was a quorum established?    Yes

Was the meeting advertised?    Yes,  04/29/2013


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:

No one else was present.

Topics Covered:

The May 7, 2013 EESAC meeting commenced at 4:45 by Ms. Erika Leon. The first item on the agenda was the review and approval of the minutes from the previous EESAC meeting. The minutes were read by Mr. Gil. Ms. Martin motioned to approve the minutes, and Mr. Gil seconded the motion. Hence, the minutes were approved. The second item on the agenda was the SIP (School Improvement Plan) End of Year Review. Ms. Galue shared the Science departmentís strategies, evaluation tools, instruction methods, and adjustments that would be made for the upcoming year. Ms. Belkin shared the same information on behalf of the Mathematics and Reading departments, and Mr. Gil shared on behalf of Civics. The third item on the agenda was the End of Year EESAC Review. Ms. Leon asked if any changes should be made to the by-laws. Ms. Belkin suggested amending section D, which pertained to the number of meetings held yearly. It was further suggested that the committee consider changing the number of scheduled EESAC meetings from monthly to five meetings per school year. Additionally, Ms. Covone identified a grammatical error in section E. Ms. Belkin motioned to accept changing the meeting session from monthly to five times per school year in section D and correcting the wording in section E. All members were in favor of accepting the changes to the by-laws. The fourth item on the agenda was a proposal from Mr. Fernandez to use $3010 of the remaining EESAC funds to purchase replacement Smart Board LCD lamps, bulbs, and printer ink cartridges. Ms. Leon motioned for a vote on the proposal. Mr. Fernandez voted yes, Mr. Gil voted yes, Ms. Rodriguez voted yes, Ms. Belkin voted yes, Ms. Martin voted yes, Ms. Covone voted yes, Ms. Lannie Rubio, voted yes, and Ms. Sandra Rubio voted yes, Ms. E. Leon voted yes. The proposal was approved.
Final comments, concerns, and/or questions were requested by Ms. Leon; no responses were evident. Ms. Covone motioned to adjourn the meeting, and Mr. Gil seconded the motion. The meeting concluded at 5:30 pm.