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Board of Education Meeting

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 5:00 PM

Meeting Information and Documents:

  • Meeting Location:
    John Milne Community Board Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE
  • Meeting Notice: Posted on March 27, 2015 at 8:26 PM
  • Agenda Packet: Posted on April 9, 2015 at 11:43 PM
  • Minutes
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Additional Details

Board of Education Meeting



Wednesday, April 15, 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



Pledge of Allegiance and Moment of Silence



Roll Call



Adoption of the April 15, 2015, Board of Education Meeting Agenda (Discussion/Action)



Recognition of Students, Staff and Community



Celebrating Students



Eldorado High School Screamin’ Eagles Jazz Band for Being Honored as the 2015 Honor Jazz Band by the New Mexico Jazz Educators Association



Camber Arnhart, Volcano Vista High School; Brendan Heath, Highland High School; Tyrelle Jackson, Del Norte High School; Britney Keyes, New Futures High School; Cassady Leonard, Freedom High School; Silvia Martinez, Cibola High School; Jordan Montano, Atrisco Heritage Academy High School; Bao Nguyen, Highland High School; Kylie Pillars, Eldorado High School;  James Ramirez, Valley High School; Jacob Salazar, Rio Grande High School; Judy Tucker, Highland High School; Katterine A. Valencia, Albuquerque High School for Receiving a 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Council Scholarship



Celebrating Teachers



Julie Wray, Librarian at North Star Elementary School for Her Extensive Reorganization of the Library as a Model for Genre-fication



Public Forum



Superintendent's Report



Special Issues



Legislative Update (Discussion)
Presenter: Art Melendres, Modrall



Albuquerque Public School Truancy Prevention/Intervention Program and 2014-15 Preliminary Findings (Discussion)
Presenter: Kristine M. Meurer, Ph.D., Executive Director of Student, Family and Community Supports, and Dr. Peter Winograd, Professor Emeritus, Center for Educational Policy Research, University of New Mexico



Consideration for Approval of the Selection of One APS Student to be Sent to the New Mexico School Boards Association as a Nominee for the 2015 $1000 Scholarship (Discussion/Action)
Presenter: Brenda Yager, Board of Education Services Executive Director



APS 2015-2016 Budget Strategic Look Ahead (Discussion)
Presenter: Don Moya, Chief Financial Officer



Consideration for Approval of APS Board of Education Participation in External Organizations (Discussion/Action)



Approval of Consent Calendar Items (Discussion/Action)



Consideration for Approval of Capital Outlay, Property and Technology Matters (Discussion/Action)



Approval of the Qualifications Based Proposal and Bid Submitted by McCarthy NM in the Amount of $9,926,000.00 Plus Applicable Sales Tax for the Wherry Elementary New School Construction, Renovation, and Demolition



Approval of the Design Development Submittal for the Valley High School Title IX Improvements to the Gym



Approval of Board of Education Authorization to Grant all Necessary Easements Required for Infrastructure to Serve the Rio Grande High School Site



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



Approval of the Letter of Support of Native American and Dine Government Curriculum Framework



Approval of Transferring Naming Rights of an APS Facility (APS Community Stadium) to the APS Education Foundation



Approval of the College and Career High School 2015-2016 Calendar



Board Member Comments



President's Report



Announcement of Upcoming Board Meetings



The next Special Board of Education meeting will be held on Friday, April 24, 2015, at 7:45 a.m. or immediately following the Audit Committee meeting, 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 6, 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.



Consideration for Approval to Convene in Executive Session Pursuant to the Open Meetings Act NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1 (H) (2) for the Purpose of Discussion of a Limited Personnel Matter Regarding the Superintendent Including the Superintendent Contract (Discussion/Action)



Reconvene to Open Session



Statement of Closure



Consideration of Action Regarding the Superintendent Including the Superintendent Contract (Discussion/Action)









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