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Board of Education Meeting

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 5:00 PM

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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 August 24, 2019 at 1:30 PM
  • Agenda Packet: Posted on November 15, 2019 at 4:01 PM
  • Calendar import: vCal iCal

Additional Details

  1. Call to Order
    1. Pledge of Allegiance and Moment of Silence
    2. Roll Call
  2. Adoption of the November 20, 2019, Board of Education Meeting Agenda (Discussion/Action)
  3. Recognition of Students, Staff and Community
    1. Celebration of Staff and Students
      1. Recognition of Atrisco Heritage Academy High School as a Naval Honors School
      2. Recognition of the Creation of Chromebook Carts for Sandia High School
      3. Recognition of Jay Sheraden as the Girls' Soccer Coach of the Year
      4. Recognition of the Modernization of the Albuquerque Public Schools Wide Area Network
      5. Recognition of Erin Mayer of Janet Kahn School of Integrated Arts for Receiving the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teacher
      6. Recognition of A. Montoya Elementary School, Bel-Air Elementary School, Lavaland Elementary School and Los Ranchos Elementary School for Receiving a Pre-K 5-Star Award From the New Mexico Public Education Department
    2. Celebration of Community Partners
      1. Recognition of the Oasis Tutoring Program
  4. Public Forum
  5. Superintendent's Report
  6. Special Issues
    1. Consideration for Approval of Letter to Governor in Support of SB 259 from the 2019 Legislative Session (Discussion/Action)
      Presenter: Dr. Heather Dahl, Policy Analyst and Legislative Liaison, Board of Education Services Office
    2. Briefing on 2019 Charter School Renewal Application Review Plan (Discussion)
      Presenters: Deborah Elder, Executive Director, Office of Innovation and School Choice, and Dr. Joseph Escobedo, Senior Director, Office of Innovation and School Choice
    3. Update on Superintendent Search Process and Timeline (Discussion)
      Presenter: Brenda Yager, Executive Director, Board of Education Services Office
  7. Approval of Consent Calendar Items (Discussion/Action)
    1. Consideration for Approval of Finance Matters (Discussion/Action)
      1. Approval of Budget Adjustments to Existing Grant Budgets for the Following Funds
        1. Fund: 27127 729 Community Schools Implementation $589,200
        2. Fund: 27502 728 Next Gen CTE $182,690
        3. Fund: 27126 730 Community Schools Planning $180,000
      2. Approval of Inter-Function Transfers for Grant Management for the Month of October 2019
      3. Approval of Intra-Function Transfers for Grant Management for the Month of October 2019
      4. Approval of Statement of Equipment Taken Out of Service July 1-31, 2019
      5. Approval of Statement of Equipment Taken Out of Service August 1-31, 2019
      6. Approval of Statement of Equipment Taken Out of Service September 1-30, 2019
      7. Approval of Statement of Portables to be Taken Out of Service
      8. Approval of Budget Adjustment to Increase the SB-9 Capital Fund Due to the Election Passing
      9. Approval of Bid#20-016DD Window Coverings on Demand
      10. Approval of RFP# 20-015RR, Nursing Services on Demand
      11. Approval of Award for Banking and Fiscal Agent Services RFP#20-013RMS
      12. Approval of Cash Disbursements of October 2019
      13. Approval of Gifts, Grants and Donation of More than $5,000

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