Educational Excellence
School Advisory Council

7571 International Studies Preparatory Academy

Verified EESAC Meeting Minutes for:    04/04/2018  04:00 PM

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Recording Secretary:    Montserrat Ledo

Location of meeting:    ISPA, 1570 Madruga Avenue, Coral Gables, Fl 33146

Was a quorum established?    Yes

Was the meeting advertised?    Yes,  03/13/2018

Attendance:

Members Present:

Diaz-Blanco, Alina M (Principal)
Bez, Lilliam (Teacher)
Ledo, Monterrat (Teacher)
Martinez, Maria (Teacher)
Rodriguez, Deanna (Teacher)
Feiler, Mylene (Alternate Teacher/Paraprofessional)
Calvo, Tamara (Educational Support Employee)
Martin, Onelio (Alternate Educational Support)
Fajardo, Jospeh (Parent)
Ferrante, Rosario (Parent)
Harrison, Naomi (Parent)
Ledo, Onil (Alternate Parent)
Grassi, Giorgio (Student)
Feiler, Mark (Business/Community Representative)



Members Absent (Excused):

Billaud, Pascale (Parent)
Morgan, William (Alternate Student)
Bautte, Luisa (Business/Community Representative)

Members Absent (Unexcused):

No one had an unexcused absence.

Others Present:

Felicia Diaz, Assistant Principal
Ana Alamo, Test Chairperson

Topics Covered:

I. Agenda
- Approval of minutes from previous EESAC meeting on February 8, 2018
- School Improvement Plan 2017-2018
- End of Year Activities Graduation, Events
- General Information
- PTSA Update
- New Business

II. Call to Order
Ms. Deanna Rodriguez, EESAC Chairperson, called the EESAC Committee meeting to order at 2:36pm on April 4, 2018, at International Studies Preparatory Academy at Gables (ISPA).

III. Roll Call certain members were absent from the meeting
a. Present Members
Diaz-Blanco, Alina M (Principal)
Bez, Lilliam (Teacher)
Ledo, Monterrat (Teacher)
Martinez, Maria (Teacher)
Rodriguez, Deanna (Teacher)
Feiler, Mylene (Alternate Teacher/Paraprofessional)
Calvo, Tamara (Educational Support Employee)
Martin, Onelio (Alternate Educational Support)
Fajardo, Jospeh (Parent)
Ferrante, Rosario (Parent)
Harrison, Naomi (Parent)
Ledo, Onil (Alternate Parent)
Grassi, Giorgio (Student)
Feiler, Mark (Business/Community Representative)

b. Absent Members
Billaud, Pascale (Parent)
Morgan, William (Alternate Student)
Bautte, Luisa (Business/Community Representative)

c. Others Present
Felicia Diaz, Assistant Principal
Ana Alamo, Test Chairperson

IV. Approval of Minutes from February 8, 2018
a. Mrs. Feiler made a motion to approve the minutes, and Mr. Feiler seconded the motion.
b. Minutes from February 8, 2018 were approved unanimously.

V. School Improvement Plan 2017-2018
a. SIP was reviewed and no updates required at this time.

VII. General Information
a. Graduation will be on June 7, 2017 at 3:00 PM.
b. Venue has been changed to Adrienne Arsht Center.
c. Students will receive, on average, 7 to 8 tickets for the event.
d. Italian, French, and Spanish Consulates will attend.
e. Gradbash for Seniors is April 20, 2018; prom will be on May 4, 2018
f. College Signing Day is on May 17, 2018.

VIII. PTSA Update
a. Administrative Professionals Week will be celebrated the week of April 23.
b. There will be several events to honor our office staff.
c. Teacher Appreciation Week will be held in May.
d. Water donations will be made for the World Cup
e. Food Donations will be made for Graduation Dignitary Room

IX. New Business
a. Ms. Feiler proposed EESAC Reimbursing the AP Capstone Students for the Boards used in the FIU Presentations. The cost to each of the nine students was $38 for a total of $342.
a. Ms. Harrison moved that the funds be allocated to the students and the students receive the reimbursement. M.s Bez Seconded the motion
b. Motion passed unanimously.

II. Adjournment
a.Ms. Bez moved to adjourn the meeting and Ms. Martinez seconded the motion. The meeting was adjourned at 3:09 pm.