Educational Excellence
School Advisory Council

7071 Coral Gables Senior High School

Verified EESAC Meeting Minutes for:    03/09/2009  02:50 PM

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Recording Secretary:    Paula Munnerlyn

Location of meeting:    Coral Gables Senior High Media Center

Was a quorum established?    Yes

Was the meeting advertised?    Yes,  02/12/2009


Members Present:

Gans, Jo Anne D (Principal)
Blackmon, Daniel (Union Steward)
Hofmann, Stephanie (Teacher)
Hyatt, Iris (Teacher)
Munnerlyn, Paula (Teacher)
Rodriguez, Carmen (Teacher)
Zequeira, Otto (Teacher)
Furnari, Sherry (Alternate Teacher/Paraprofessional)
Gonzalez, Richard (Educational Support Employee)
Fors, Ana (Parent)
Jackson, Gail (Parent)
Ordonez, Ebet (Parent)
Watson, Sharon (Parent)
Torres, Oliver (Student)
Zeitel, Nina (Alternate Student)
Betancur, Judith (Adult/Vocational Student)
Reitsma, Joan (Business/Community Representative)
Sachse, Lynne (Alternate Parent)

Members Absent (Excused):

Cazanas, Alexis (Adult/Vocational Principal)
Otero, Josephine (Alternate Principal)
Albalate, Eulalia (Teacher)
Lowman, Mike (Adult/Vocational Teacher)
Dickson, Pamela (Parent)
Flores, Maria (Alternate Parent)
Yanes, Silvia (Alternate Educational Support)
Garcia, Miriam (Alternate Parent)
Zoller, Christopher (Business/Community Representative)
Riera, Manuel (Business/Community Representative)
San Roman, Irma (Alternate Parent)
Mendoza, Carlos (Parent)Waters, Chloe (Student)

Members Absent (Unexcused):

No one had an unexcused absence.

Others Present:

Harold Cole, Business Rep.

Topics Covered:

The Coral Gables Senior High School EESAC meeting was called to order at 2:50 pm by Stephanie Hofmann, chairperson. The minutes of the February 2nd meeting were reviewed and accepted. A quorum was established.

I. School Improvement Plan (SIP) Updates- It was announced that Dr. Diaz would be henceforth overseeing the SIP. There were no questions.

II. SIP Waivers were addressed.
A. Waiver to labor contract provisions
B. Waiver to allow the principle to appoint a designee to attend EESAC meetings in her absence
It was properly moved and seconded for the EESAC to accept the waivers. All present accepted.

III. Open Forum
A. ‘Support for School Restructuring’, Mr. Zequeira
B. Accolades to Ms. Reitsma for a local news article highlighting her community service (shared by Mr. Zequeira).
C. Ms. Watson voiced concerns over FPL’s proposed project to run new power lines throughout the Gables, in particular down Bird Road.. She voiced concerns over health issues.

Next EESAC meeting is April 13, 2009

Adjournment, 3:30 pm