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Board of Education Meeting

Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 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 January 24, 2020 at 7:55 PM
  • Agenda Packet: Posted on January 31, 2020 at 1:55 PM
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Additional Details


  1. Call to Order
    1. Color Guard Presentation by Del Norte High School Air Force JROTC Under the Instruction of Colonel Lamb and Master Sergeant Edmonds
      1. Pledge of Allegiance and Moment of Silence
    2. Roll Call
  2. Adoption of the February 5, 2020, Board of Education Meeting Agenda and Approval of the November 25, 2019 Special Board of Education Meeting Minutes (Discussion/Action)
  3. Recognition of Students, Staff and Community
    1. Celebrating Staff
      1. Recognition of Candice Stanford for Receiving the New Mexico Art Education Association’s Community Advocacy Award
      2. Recognition of Stephanie Browne, Albuquerque Public Schools Foster Care Point of Contact, for Being Named the Exerplay, Inc. Child Advocate of the Year
      3. Recognition of Layla Dehaiman, John Lannon, Dora Rocha and Gary Starr for Being Named January Employees of the Month
  4. Public Forum
  5. Superintendent's Report
  6. Special Issues
    1. Government Affairs Update (Discussion)
      Presenters: Dr. Heather Dahl and Dr. Joseph Escobedo, Government Affairs Team
    2. Consideration for Approval of the Language Regarding the Desired Characteristics of a Superintendent During the Superintendent Search Process (Discussion/Action)
      Presenter: Brenda Yager, Executive Director, Board of Education Services Office
    3. Consideration for Approval of Background Check Process for Superintendent Candidates (Discussion/Action)
      Presenter: Brenda Yager, Executive Director, Board of Education Services Office
  7. Board Member Comments
  8. President's Report
  9. Announcement of Upcoming Board Meetings
    1. The next Board of Education meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., in the John Milne Community Board Room of the Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown Blvd NE.
    2. The next Special Board of Education meeting will be held on Monday, February 24, 2020, at 7:30 a.m., in the DeLayo Martin Community Room of the Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown Blvd NE.
  10. Adjournment

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