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Board of Education Meeting - May 6, 2015

Meeting Date & Time: Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 5:00 PM
Where: John Milne Community Board Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE
Minutes: Minutes
Agenda Packet: Packet
Meeting Posted On: 04/17/2015, 7:34 PM
Agenda Posted On: 05/01/2015, 6:31 PM
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Board of Education Meeting



Wednesday, May 6, 2015

5:00 PM

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

Albuquerque, New Mexico



Call to Order



Color Guard Presentation by Atrisco Heritage Academy High School Marine JROTC Under the Instruction of Scott Ukieley



Pledge of Allegiance and Moment of Silence



Roll Call



Adoption of the May 6, 2015, Board of Education Meeting Agenda and Approval of the February 18, 2015, Board of Education Meeting Minutes (Discussion/Action)



Recognition of Students, Staff and Community



Celebrating Students and Community Partners



Daniella Moskola, Eisenhower Middle School, and Emmalee Johnston, Volcano Vista High School, for Receiving the New Mexico School Boards Excellence in Student Achievement Award and Mike Leppala, New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions; Jim Lujan, Technology Integration Group (TIG); Tom Burson, Sound and Signal New Mexico; Ian Esquibel, Learning Alliance New Mexico for Serving as Award Readers



Celebrating Staff



Dr. Michael Stanton, for receiving the New Mexico Network of National Board Certified Teachers Administrative Support Award



Shannon Ryan, Lavaland Elementary School, for receiving the 2015 Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award



Albino Garcia, Native American Community Academy; Randy Martin, Desert Ridge Middle School; Doris Merzweiler, Hayes Middle School, for receiving a Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching



Jessica Quintana, Rio Grande High School; Karin Medina, Comanche Elementary School; Marvin Callahan, Comanche Elementary School; Antonio Romero, Itinerant Music Teacher, Instructional Accountability; Erin Meyer, Eubank Elementary School; Shelly Robinson, School on Wheels High School; Deborah Cline, Highland High School; Randy Martin, Desert Ridge Middle School, for receiving a Technology Integration Group (TIG) Innovation Award



Michael Anderson, Inez Elementary School; Alice Salzwedel, Mitchell Elementary School; Peggy Foos, Valley High School; Melanie Lucero, Garfield Middle School; Rene Luna, Juvenile Detention Center School (JDC); Bernadine Perea, Pajarito Elementary School; Melissa Harris, Truman Middle School; Bruce Atencio, Seven-Bar Elementary School; Heather Montoya, Seven-Bar Elementary School; Chiharu Weisgerber, Career Enrichment Center, for Being a Pepsi Teacher of the Month



Spring Horizon Award APS Education Foundation Grant Recipients Representing 50 Teachers at 23 Schools Earning Nearly $75,000 in Awards for Doing Innovative Work with Students



Fifty-six Albuquerque Public Schools Teachers Representing Schools Across the District for Earning the Prestigious National Board Certification for 2014-2015



Public Forum



Matters of Information



Superintendent's Report



Special Issues



Consideration for Approval of the Upgrade of the Main APS Data Center Core Network Switching Infrastructure (Discussion/Action)
Presenter: Paul Romero, Chief Technology Officer



Consideration for Approval of an Earlier Start Date on the Superintendent’s Contract (Discussion/Action)



Consideration for Approval of the 2015-16 Fine Arts Education Act (FAEA) Application for Funding (Discussion/Action)
Presenter: Luis Delgado, Director, Fine Arts Department



Approval of Consent Calendar Items (Discussion/Action)



Consideration for Approval of Policy and Instruction Matters (Discussion/Action)



Approval of New Board Policy IH8 – Community Schools



Board Member Comments



President's Report



Announcement of Upcoming Board Meetings



The next Special Board of Education meeting will be held on Friday, June 12, 2015, at 7:30 a.m., in the DeLayo Martin Community Room of the Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown Blvd NE.



The next Board of Education meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at 5:00 p.m., in the John Milne Community Board Room of the Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown Blvd NE.









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