Educational Excellence
School Advisory Council

6611 Country Club Middle School

Verified EESAC Meeting Minutes for:    09/29/2016  04:05 PM

Please contact the school for a formatted hard copy of these minutes.

Recording Secretary:    Josmeen Stephen

Location of meeting:    Room 64 (Country Club Middle)

Was a quorum established?    No

Was the meeting advertised?    Yes,  09/14/2016


Members Present:

Prado, Cynthia (Principal)
Villazon, Jacqueline (Alternate Principal)
Heras, Alejandro (Union Steward)
Cannon, Claudette (Teacher)
Karan-Miyar, Duysevi (Teacher)
Leon, Michelle (Teacher)
Stephen, Josmeen (Teacher)
Boudreaux, Tessa (Business/Community Representative)
Garcia, Maria (Business/Community Representative)

Members Absent (Excused):

Martin, Myra (Teacher)
Coffee Curry, Nicole (Alternate Teacher/Paraprofessional)
Javed, Elba (Educational Support Employee)
Pino, Marisol (Alternate Educational Support)
Blanco, Caridad (Parent)
Brown, Latasha (Parent)
DeLeon de Cardenas, Maria (Parent)
Hernandez, Deniret (Parent)
Jabali, Tumaini (Parent)
Rodriguez, Jorge (Parent)
Rodriguez, Lizbet (Parent)
Gonzalez, Natalie (Alternate Parent)
Certain, Jason (Student)
Aviles, Miya (Alternate Student)
Rodriguez, Evelyn (Business/Community Representative)

Members Absent (Unexcused):

No one had an unexcused absence.

Others Present:

No one else was present.

Topics Covered:

ESSAC Meeting Minutes
September 29. 2016

Cynthia Prado – Principal
Jacqueline Villazon – Assistant Principal
Alejandro Heras – Union Representative
Duysevi Miyar - Teacher
Michelle Leon - Teacher
Claudette Cannon - Teacher
Josmeen Stephen - Teacher
Tessa Boudreaux – YMCA Executive Director
Maria Garcia – YMCA Membership Director

Meeting began at 4:05
Ms. Prado discussed the importance of a quorum
No quorum present

Welcome – Ms. Prado
No vote was held for open positions
Need student and parent members for the EESAC Committee
EESAC consists of 4 teachers, 4 parents, 1 student, 1 support staff, 1 local business representative, 1 Union representative
Prado indicates we need more kids
Vicki – Educational support member/Pino – alternate
Date for next meeting 10/6/16 at 4 pm in room 64
Heras will email bylaws for review.
Principal update – Ms. Prado
1. Attend Program
a. 54 students – we need to address their attendance and reduce the number of possible truant students.
2. Official recruiting for Magnet programs begin October 3, 2016
a. 3rd magnet added to CCMS – STEM/STEAM
b. Neighboring elementary schools will be visiting soon.
3. Culinary/Science Departments have created a hydroponic lab.
4. Progress monitoring
a. Drives instruction
b. Teachers met by department to plan to implement Differentiated Instruction for accountability groups
c. Focus on instruction and analysis
5. Miami-Dade Partnerships
a. University of Miami – Juega – promotes positive behavior in Hispanic girls
b. YMCA – (Providing Zumba class for teachers on October 12)
c. Sports Grill
6. Open House on Tuesday – 54% parental participation
7. Professional Development Headquarters – Room 64
a. Have as many meetings there as possible as a school showcasing tool.
8. Title 1 – Bought one teacher position and 5 supplements.
9. Principal Budget Conference – October 4, 2016
10. CCMS will offer more high school courses in the 2016-2017 school year
Union Representative Update – Mr. Heras
1. Using EESAC Money to create website
2. Revision of By-laws during the upcoming meeting.
Assistant Principal Update – Mrs. Villazon
1. School Improvement Plan
a. Put together by school staff
b. Focuses on how to improve the school
c. Students that have been targeted SIP pg. 7
d. Common District Goal SIP pg. 19
e. Student data SIP pg. 20
f. Analyze data to meet the deficiencies SIP pg. 21
g. Barrier – Lack of Standards-based planning SIP pg. 23
i. Common planning addresses that barrier
h. Action Steps
i. Unwrapping standards
ii. Differientated Instruction
iii. Common planning
iv. Writing – Creative Writing
i. Data will be monitored with fidelity
i. Monitoring will be through test scores (iReady)

Prado thanked Villazon for spearheading getting all the stakeholders to participate in the development of the School Improvement Plan and all the department chairs for their input.
Student leaders are needed
• Administration had teachers to submit names
• Prado has meeting set up with them to be a part of EESAC
“We’re here to help” – YMCA executives
Prado concluded the meeting at 5 pm.