Educational Excellence
School Advisory Council

7071 Coral Gables Senior High School

Verified EESAC Meeting Minutes for:    03/14/2005  02:50 PM

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Recording Secretary:    Dee Orgaz

Location of meeting:    Coral Gables Senior High Media Center

Was a quorum established?    Yes

Was the meeting advertised?    Yes,  03/04/2005

Attendance:

Members Present:

Hofmann, Stephanie (Teacher)
Munnerlyn, Paula (Teacher)
Rodriguez, Carmen (Teacher)
Schneider, Hans (Teacher)
Lowman, Mike (Adult/Vocational Teacher)
Gonzalez, Richard (Educational Support Employee)
Melton, Mabel (Parent)
Orgaz, Dee (Parent)
Watson, Sharon (Parent)
Otero, Maria (Alternate Parent)
Canales, Alejandro (Student)
Borrego, Eduardo (Alternate Student)
Reitsma, Joan (Business/Community Representative)
Zoller, Christopher (Business/Community Representative)



Members Absent (Excused):

Martinez, Alex (Principal)
Pullum, Fred (Adult/Vocational Principal)
Alvarez, Evonne (Alternate Principal)
Blackmon, Daniel (Union Steward)
Albalate, Eulalia (Teacher)
Brisson, Nicki (Teacher)
Neal, Timothy (Alternate Teacher/Paraprofessional)
Yanes, Silvia (Alternate Educational Support)
Cater, Eve (Parent)
Grae-Graboski, Karen (Parent)
Ordonez, Ebet (Alternate Parent)
Zaragoza, Maria (Parent)
Taylor, Lee (Alternate Parent)
Trujllo, David (Student)
Estrada, Maria (Adult/Vocational Student)
Wong, Tere (Business/Community Representative)







Members Absent (Unexcused):

No one had an unexcused absence.

Others Present:

John Walker, Assist. Principal
Stephanie Gonzalez, FIU Student
Byron Trujillo, FIU Student

Topics Covered:

The Coral Gables Senior High School EESAC meeting was called to order at 2:50p.m., by chairman, Stephanie Hofmann. Ms. Munnerlyn is the UTD representative in the absence of Mr. Blackmon. Mr. Walker is Dr. Martinez’s designee. Introductions were made. A quorum was established. The minutes of the February 14, 2005 EESAC meeting and the March 1, 2005 EESAC special meeting were distributed to all present. Mr. Borrego made a motion to approve the minutes of the February 14, 2005 EESAC meeting as presented. The motion was seconded. By consensus, the minutes of the February 14, 2005 EESAC meeting were approved as presented. Mr. Borrego made a motion to approve the minutes of the March 1, 2005 EESAC special meeting as presented. The motion was seconded. By consensus, the minutes of the March 1, 2005 EESAC special meeting were approved as presented.

Ms. Hofmann distributed copies of the M-DCPS Informational Workshop which will be held on March 18, 2005 at Coral Gables Senior High School. The topic of the workshop is “Qualitative Traffic Assessments.”

Ms. Hofmann discussed the expenditure of EESAC monies for microscopes and for language labs. She suggested that any decisions regarding the expenditure of funds be deferred to the following meeting so that Dr. Martinez could be present. Mr. Zoller made a motion to defer the discussion to the next EESAC meeting. The motion was seconded. By consensus, EESAC deferred the discussion of the expenditure of EESAC monies for microscopes and for language labs to the next EESAC meeting.

John Bryant, our TV systems tech, will take EESAC members on a tour of the new building as soon as the meeting is adjourned.

The next EESAC meeting will be held on Monday, April 11, 2005 at 2:45pm, in the Media Center. Mr. R. Gonzalez made a motion to adjourn the meeting. The motion was seconded. The EESAC meeting was adjourned at 3:05pm, by Ms. Hofmann, Chairman.