School Advisory Council
6611 Country Club Middle School
Verified EESAC Meeting Minutes for: 10/04/2017 08:05 AM
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Recording Secretary: Ms. Nicole Curry-Coffee
Location of meeting: Country Club Middle School Media Center
Was a quorum established? Yes
Was the meeting advertised? Yes, 09/26/2017
Prado, Cynthia (Principal)
Cannon, Claudette (Teacher)
Karan-Miyar, Duysevi (Teacher)
Curry-Coffee, Nicole (Alternate Teacher/Paraprofessional)
Villazon, Jacqueline (Alternate Principal)
Javed, Elba (Educational Support Employee)
Certain, Jason (Student)
Garcia, Maria (Business/Community Representative)
Rodriguez, Evelyn (Business/Community Representative)
Members Absent (Excused):
Heras, Alejandro (Union Steward)
Leon, Michelle (Teacher)
Stephen, Josmeen (Teacher)
Pino, Marisol (Alternate Educational Support)
Members Absent (Unexcused):
Martin, Myra (Teacher)
Blanco, Caridad (Parent)
Brown, Latasha (Parent)
Rodriguez, Jorge (Parent)
Boudreaux, Tessa (Business/Community Representative)
Aviles, Miya (Alternate Student)
DeLeon de Cardenas, Maria (Parent)
Hernandez, Deniret (Parent)
Jabali, Tumaini (Parent)
Rodriguez, Lizbet (Parent)
Gonzalez, Natalie (Alternate Parent)
The meeting was called to order at 8:05 am. The chair got permission of the members to address new business items in the agenda and for not following the order on agenda. The chair mentioned that the roster and by laws needed to be updated.
Ms. Prado made a motion to add new elected student members to the EESAC. Seconded by Ms. Curry-Coffee. There will be a total of 7 students, 2 students from each grade level and one alternate student that will reflect in the new roster and composition waiver.The motion was unanimously approved.
The students are:
The chair reviewed the roster and made recommendations for the composition waiver due to reduction in student body over the years.
A motion was made by Ms. Rodriguez to change the composition of EESAC as follows:
1 principal; 1 alt principal; 1 UTD steward; 3 parents and 1 alt parent; 3 teachers and 1 alt teacher; 6 students and 1 alt student; 1 ed sup emp and 1 alt ed sup emp and 2 business/ com reps.
Prado seconded the motion. The motion was unanimously approved.
A motion was made by Ms. Rodriguez to appoint Ms. Villazon as the alt principal. Seconded by Ms. Prado. The motion was unanimously approved.
The composition waiver will be submitted for approval to the district with the changes.
The calendar for the EESAC meeting dates was reviewed by the chair. Ms. Prado made a motion to approve the calendar. seconded by Ms. Rodriguez. The motion was unanimously approved.
There were three newly elected parents that were present at the meeting. A motion was made by Prado to approve the parents as members of EESAC. Seconded by Ms. Garcia. The motion was unanimously approved.
These parent will be added to our EESAC roster.
We still need one more alt parent.
At the moment we have 5 teachers and 1 alt teacher on EESAC and with the composition waiver we will need only 3 teachers and 1 alt. All members are current. Chair will call the district to inquire about teacher composition.
Chair mentioned that the by laws need to be updated because they do not match our composition waiver at the moment. The chair discussed all the items in the bylaws with the committee. A motion was made by Yvonne to adapt the following proposed changes to the by laws. Seconded by Ms. Cannon. The motion was unanimously approved.
The changes will be made as follows:
- The by laws will match our new composition waiver.
-media specialist will be removed
-A person with 2 consecutive unexcused absences will be removed from EESAC
-Excused absences should be reported in writing or via email and will be accepted as excused until the start of the meeting.
-Anyone who wants to add items to the agenda will do so in writing and 3 days in advance of the scheduled meeting.
The assurances check list was reviewed by the chair. Ms. Prado motioned to approve the check list. Seconded by Rodriguez. The motion was unanimously approved.
Ms. Villazon reviewed and discussed the 2017-18 SIP as follows. We are a C school. We made 17 points gains in Civics and Algebra in 2016-17 school year. We are not a DA school. to keep school safe visibility is important. The STEM will be changed to STEAM in SIP. We applied for a tutoring grant for ESOL. Discussed the homeless students. The school code of conduct was discussed. Violence prevention was discussed. Students get free lunch until Oct 20 due to IRMA. The goals in SIP were discussed and goal monitoring via mini assessments, I-ready, topic assessments, DI, common planning, walkthroughs was also discussed.
The principal made a proposal transfer up to $2999 of EESAC monies for student incentives. It will be voted on at our next meeting.
Principal discussed the opening of school and it was a great success. Prado mentioned the loss of school days due to hurricane Irma. The open house was a success.
Review of the 06/08/2017 minutes. Rodriguez motioned to approve the minutes. Ms. Cannon seconded the motion. The motion was unanimously approved.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:00 am. The next meeting will be on October 24, 2017.