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UPDATE: Board of Education District and Community Relations Committee Meeting - Apr 24, 2012

Please note that the location of the committee meeting has been moved to the John Milne Community Board Room.

Meeting Date & Time: Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 5:00 PM
Where: John Milne Community Board Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown NE
Minutes: Minutes
Agenda Packet: Packet
Meeting Posted On: 03/22/2012, 11:08 AM
Agenda Posted On: 04/23/2012, 8:30 AM
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District and Community Relations Committee Meeting

 

AGENDA

 

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

5:00 PM

John Milne Community Board Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown NE

Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

I.

Call to Order

 

A.

Roll Call

 

B.

Adoption of the April 24, 2012, Agenda and the Approval of the February 28, 2012, and March 27, 2012, District and Community Relations Committee meeting minutes (Discussion/Action)

 

II.

Bullying Prevention and Intervention, Successes and Challenges (Discussion)    
Presenter: Diego Gallegos, Assistant Superintendent for School/Community Support

 

III.

Public Forum

 

IV.

Next District and Community Relations Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at 5:00 p.m., in the DeLayo Martin Community Room of the Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex

 

V.

Adjournment

 

Minutes of District and Community Relations
Committee Meeting
The Board of Education
Albuquerque Public Schools
A District and Community Relations Com~ittee meeting of the Board of Education of
Albuquerque Public Schools was held Tuesday, April 24, 2012, beginning at 5:00 p.m., in the
John Milne Board Room at the Alice and Brl.tce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown
Blvd.NE.
I. Call to Order
The meeting was calle~ to order at 5:00 p.m.
A. Present: David Peercy, Kathy Korte, Paula Maes, Analee Maestas, Marty
Esquivel, David Robbins.
Not Present: Lorenzo Garcia
B. Adoption of the April 24, 2012, Agenda and the Approval of the February
28,2012, and March 27,2012 District and Community Relations Committee
meeting minutes (Discussion/Act jon) Kathy Korte motioned for adoption of the
agenda and approval of the minutes. David Robbins seconded the motion. Board
members adopted the April 24, 20P, agenda and the approved the February 28,
2012, and March 27, 2012, District and Community Relations Committee
meeting minutes.
II. B.ullying Prevention and Intervention, Successes and Challenges (Discussion)
Presenter: Diego Gallegos, assistant superintendent for School/Community
Support, May Sagbakken and Bro~ke Tafoya from Safe School Healthy
Students (Health and Wellness)
Diego Gallegos reviewed the APS policy on bullying covering the following areas:
• Prohibition
• Location/Context of bUllying
• District staff responsibilities
• Education for students and parents
• Corrective action
• District support
Brooke Tafoya reviewed the following areas of the APS Bullying Prevention Plan:
• Definition
• Determine Conflict/Regular or ConflictlBullying
• Procedure for Reporting an Incident of Bullying Behavior
o Staff
o Students

o Parents
• School Policy on Reporting Incidents of Bullying
• School Policy on Responding to Incidents of Bullying
• School Policy on Disciplinary Steps to Incidents of Bullying
• Bullying prevention programs that are in APS schools:
• Why Try - All Elementary, Middle and High Schools
• Steps to Respect - Grades 3-5 in all elementary schools and one middle
school
• Bully Proofing - 33 elementary schools (available for check out for
middle school and high school levels from the district Counseling Office)
• Second Step-All elementary schools and middle schools
• Middle School Advisory - All middle schools
• Safe School Ambassadors - six middle schools
• Gossiping, Taunting, Bullying - It's All Harassment - All middle schools
• Rachel's Challenge - All middle schools and thiee high schools
• Let's Get Real Video-Available to all middle and high schools for check
out from the district Counseling Office
• School Wide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBS) - 17 elementary
schools, six middle schools, one high school
• Safe Zone -17 high schools and 21 middle schools have Safe Zone
volunteers.
May Sagbakken gave a program overview on the Safe School Ambassadors
Program, which included the following:
• Impact of the Safe School Ambassadors program
• The Safe School Ambassadors program - What is it?
• Why the Safe School Ambassadors program is student-centered
• How the Safe School Ambassadors program empowers youth
• What Community Matters provides
• How does the Safe School Ambassadors program complement other school
climate efforts
• What the Safe School Ambassadors Program costs
• Where can I find funding for the Safe School Ambassadors program?
III. Public Forum
Feedback was given on the APS Bullying Policy.
IV. Next District and Community Relations Meeting
The next District And Community Relations meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June
26,2012, at 5:00 p.m., in the DeLayo Martin community room ofthe Alice and
Bruce King Educational Complex.
V. The meeting was adjourned at 6:36 p.m.

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