January 22nd, 2018 Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

Attendees: R. Wilson, L. Hamer, A. Davis, K. Sandiford, D. Dunlap, T. Muniz, C. Rice, L. Stephens, M. Anglin, N. Pace, D. Benons, S. Fairclough-Leslie

After a short welcome from L. Hamer, the meeting was called to order at 6:46 p.m.

Verification of public notice was reported by Ms. Muniz.

The attendance sheet was signed and submitted to Ms. Muniz.

The agenda was reviewed R. Wilson made the motion to accept the agenda with necessary corrections; M. Anglin seconded the motion.

The minutes from last meeting were reviewed; K. Sandiford made a motion to accept minutes from November 27 th with any necessary corrections. L. Stephens seconded the motion.

Business Operations Report – Ms. Muniz

283 K-5 students registered; 36 UPK students registered; 2 ELL students (1 st & 2 nd grade). 371 Lottery Applications have begun: Pre-K - 53, K – 199, Grade 1 – 46, Grade 2 – 25, Grade 3 – 21, Grade 4 – 27. Preparing information and documents for Annual Comprehensive Review (ACR). New Attendance and Test Scan (ATS) machine is needed ($3K – cost). Financial Summary and Cash disbursement report was distributed.

CEO Report – Dr. Rice

CO2 detectors have been installed and operation; awaiting DOB inspection and sign off. In final stages of purchasing Montessori school. Can engage architect and contractor to begin demolition og house and clearing property. Received $200K from King’s Point Development; participated in inauguration of Councilwoman Adreian Adams; attending ongoing board training.

Principal Report – D. Dunlap

Saturday Academy has begun; 70 students in attendance (mostly 3rd graders). Parent Math workshop on 2/17/18 @ 12:00 p.m. Parent ELA workshop 3/3/18 @ 12:00 p.m. Attended a principal’s round table on 2/27/18 (Depth of Knowledge Questions). Promotion in doubt letters were handed out; January parent meetings took place; Academic progress calls will take place at the end of February; End of March – Determination of Promotion or Summer School will be complete. Informal observations completed. Formal observations will begin in the middle of February; DCC visit 1/30/18.

Academic Report – C. Williams

No Report

Personnel Report – K. Sandiford

Interviewed 4 th grade SPEC teacher

PTO Report – A. Davis

No Report

Finance Report – M. Anglin

No Report

Fundraising Meeting – L. Stephens

80 tickets sold; a solicitation letter has been handed out for journal ads; a vendor has been identified for the journal (Flatbush Copy Center) $2K cost for journal, tickets and backdrop.

L. Hamer thanked all for coming out; Meeting was adjourned at 7:23 p.m. Next board meeting will be 2/25/18 at 6:30.

In executive session, a resolution was made to amend the by-laws to allow C. Rice to set up and sign contracts on behalf of the board of directors for Department of Youth and Community Development (D.Y.C.D).