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Board of Education Meeting - Apr 6, 2011

Meeting Date & Time: Wednesday, April 6, 2011, 5:00 PM
Where: John Milne Community Board Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown Blvd., NE, Albuquerque, NM
Minutes: Minutes
Agenda Packet: Packet
Meeting Posted On: 08/24/2010, 9:45 AM
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Board of Education



Wednesday, April 6, 2011

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.                     Color Guard Presentation by Atrisco Heritage Academy High School

B.                     Pledge of Allegiance / Moment of Silence

C.                    Roll Call

D.                    Adoption of the April 6, 2011, Regular Board Meeting Agenda and Approval of the March 25, 2011, Special Board Meeting Minutes (Discussion/Action)


II.                     Recognition of Students, Staff and Community

A.                     Celebrating School and Student Success

I.                      Petroglyph Elementary School Teacher Nancy Leffler for Innovative Use of Technology to Support Student Learning

II.                     Desert Willow Family School for Having the Highest Proficient and Above Rates of the 2010 New Mexico Standards Based Assessment Scores in both Math and Science at the Seventh and Eighth Grade Levels

III.                    La Cueva High School for Having the Highest Proficient and Above Rates of the 2010 New Mexico Standards Based Assessment Scores in Math at the 11th Grade Level

IV.                    Los Padillas Principal Sara Keeney for the Exemplary Partnership with Explora, which Received the National Medal for Museum and Library Service

V.                     2010-2011 De Colores Essay Winners and Wells Fargo Scholarship Recipients from Albuquerque High School - A.J. Baca for his Essay on Alfred V. Rascon, Medal of Honor; Anahi Holguin for his Essay on Maximo Yabes, Medal of Honor; and Adrian Baltazar for his Essay on Macario Garcia, Medal of Honor

B.                     Celebrating Community Partnerships

I.                      Assistance League of Albuquerque and Operation School Bell for its Partnership and Support of Albuquerque Public Schools

II.                     PNM for its Support of Literacy, Career Awareness and Continued Partnership with Albuquerque Public Schools

III.                    Fidelity Investments for its Support of Ernie Pyle Middle School, Field Trips for Title I Middle Schools, and for Supporting the Title I Homeless Program


III.                    Public Forum

IV.                    Matters of Information

A.                     Superintendent's Report

B.                     Board Member Comments

C.                    President's Report

V.                     Special Issues

A.                     Albuquerque High School Student Presentation on Diversity and Resources for the Community (Discussion)

Presenter: Albuquerque High School Seniors and Assistant Principal Antonio Gonzales

B.                     Consideration of Approval of 2010-2011 Quality of Education Survey Questions (Discussion/Action)

Presenter: RoseAnn McKernan, Executive Director of Instruction and Accountability

C.                    Consideration for Approval of Letter of Invitation to Teachers Achieving National Board Certification (Discussion/Action)

Presenter: Brenda Yager, Executive Director of Board Services

D.                    Albuquerque Public Schools/Albuquerque Teachers Federation Peer Assistance and Review Program (Discussion)

Presenter: Ellen Bernstein, Albuquerque Teachers Federation President and Karen Rudys, Director of Labor                                                           Relations

VI.                    Approval of Consent Calendar Items (Discussion/Action)

A.                     Consideration for Approval of District Relations Matters (Discussion/Action)

I.                      Approval of Letter to the Governor from the APS Board of Education and Superintendent on Legislation that Passed During the 2011 Legislative Session

B.                     Consideration for Approval of Finance Matters (Discussion/Action)

I.                      Approval of Budget Adjustments for Grant Management

a.                     Asthma Grant, $108,840

b.                     Dual Credit Instructional Materials, $5,694

c.                     Title I, $1,843

lI.                     Approval of Budget Increases - New Grants

a.                     Fish & Wildlife Grant, $7,500

III.                    Approval of Inter-Function Transfers for February 2011

IV.                    Approval of Intra-Function Transfers for February 2011

V.                     Approval of Cash Disbursements for February 2011

VI.                    Approval of Equipment to be Sold at Public Auction for January and February 2011

VII.                   Approval of Playground and Indoor/Outdoor Furnishings Installation, Removal, Relocation, Disposal                                                                                                 and Related Work on Demand Bid 11-055MM-MC


VII.                   Announcement of Upcoming Board Meetings

A.                     The next Special Board meeting will be held on Friday, April 15, 2011, at 7:30 a.m., in the DeLayo-Martin Community Room.

B.                     The next Regular Board Meeting will be held on  Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at 5:00 p.m., in the John Milne Community Board Room.


VIII.                  Adjournment

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