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UPDATE: Special Board Meeting - Jan 6, 2012

Please note that the start time for this meeting was changed to 7:00 a.m.

Meeting Date & Time: Friday, January 6, 2012, 7:00 AM
Where: DeLayo-Martin Community Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown NE
Minutes: Minutes
Agenda Packet: Packet
Meeting Posted On: 01/03/2012, 6:45 AM
Agenda Posted On: 01/04/2012, 4:41 PM
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Special Board Meeting

AGENDA

 

Please note that the start time for this meeting was changed to 7:00 a.m.

Friday, January 6, 2012

7:00 AM

DeLayo-Martin Community Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown NE

Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

I.

Call to Order

 

A.

Roll Call

 

B.

Adoption of the January 6, 2012, Special Board Meeting Agenda (Discussion/Action)

 

II.

Consideration for Approval to Adjourn to Executive Session Pursuant to the Open Meetings Act NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1 (H) (2) (Limited Personnel Matters) for the Purpose of Discussion of the Superintendent’s Contract (Action)

 

III.

Reconvene to Open Session

 

IV.

Statement of Closure

 

V.

Consideration of Approval of the Contract Revisions for the Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent (Discussion/Action)

 

VI.

Superintendent Report

 

VII.

Board Reports

 

VIII.

Upcoming Board Meetings

 

A.

Special Meeting on Friday, January 13, 2012, at 7:30 a.m., in the DeLayo Martin Community Room of the Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex

 

B.

Board of Education Meeting on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, at 5:00 p.m., in the John Milne Community Board Room of the Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex

 

IX.

Adjournment

 

 

Minutes of Special Board Meeting
The Board of Education
Albuquerque Public Schools
A Special Board meeting of the Board of Education of Albuquerque Public Schools was
held Friday, January 6,2012, beginning at 7:00 a.m. in the DeLayo-Martin Community Room,
Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown NE.
I. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 7:03 a.m.
A. Roll Call
Present: Martin Esquivel, Lorenzo Garcia, Kathy Korte, Paula Maes, Analee Maestas,
David Peercy, and David Robbins
B. Adoption of the January 6, 2012, Special Board Meeting Agenda
(Discussion! Action)
David Peercy motioned for adoption of the agenda. Kathy Korte seconded the motion.
Board members unanimously adopted the January 6, 2012, Special Board meeting agenda.
II. Consideration for Approval to Adjourn to Executive Session Pursuant to the Open
Meetings Act NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1 (H) (2) (Limited Personnel Matters) for the Purpose of
Discussion of the Superintendent's Contract (Action)
Analee Maestas motioned to adjourn in executive session. Kathy Korte seconded the
motion. The roll call vote resulted in agreement of board members to convene in executive
session at 7:06 a.m. for the purpose of discussing the superintendent's contract.
III. Reconvene to Open Session
The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:35 a.m.
IV. Statement of Closure
President Maes stated that the APS Board of Education met in executive session on
January 6, 2012, to discuss the superintendent's contract and the matters discussed in the
executive session were limited only to those specified.
V. Consideration of Approval of the Contract Revisions for the Albuquerque Public
Schools Superintendent (Discussion/Action)
Kathy Korte motioned for approval of a one-year extension of the contract. David
Robbins seconded the motion. Board member unanimously approved the one-year extension for
the Albuquerque Public Schools superintendent.
David Peercy motioned to increase the life insurance policy from $300,000 to $400,000
and to change the supplemental retirement plan to a service purchase plan. Kathy Korte seconded
the motion.
David Robbins supported a continuing increase to the supplemental retirement plan rather
than the service purchase plan. Lorenzo Garcia expressed concern for the considerations for
budget shortfall. Analee Maestas expressed concern for consistently rewarding all employees
with increases in payor benefits.
A roll call vote was requested on this motion. Paula Maes, Martin Esquivel, Kathy
Korte, and David Peercy voted in favor of increasing the life insurance policy from $300,000 to
$400,000 and changing the supplemental retirement plan to a service purchase plan, and Analee
Maestas, Lorenzo Garcia and David Robbins voted against the motion. Motion carried 4-3.
VI. Superintendent Report
Superintendent Brooks reported on the following:
• Concern for the embargo of the New Mexico Department of Education A-F grading of
schools
• School administration has been contacted and informed of what can be released
considering the embargo
• Appreciation for Brenda Yager's service to the Board Service Office, board members and
the superintendent.
VII. Board Reports
Board members discussed the fo llowing:
• Request for comparison of schools in each category
• Request for a clear interpretation ofthe A-F grading rules and applicable statute
• Concern for the difference in calculating elementary, middle and high schools
• Concern for APS providing transportation for students who wish to change schools
because their school received a low grade
• Request for quarterly updates of district issues
• Compliments and appreciation for Mr. Brooks' leadership
• Request for materials in advance to review for the redistricting agenda item on January
23
VIII. Upcoming Board Meetings
President Maes stated that the next Special Meeting will be held on Friday, January 13,
2012, at 7:30 a.m., in the DeLayo Martin Community Room ofthe Alice and Bruce King
Educational Complex, and the next Board of Education Meeting will be held on Wednesday,
January 18, 2012, at 5:00 p.m., in the John Mime Community Board Room of the Alice and
Bruce King Educational Complex.
IX. Adjournment
The meeting adjourned at 9:00 a.m.

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