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Board News: Board Meeting this Thursday!

Board News, 12 February 2018:  Board meeting this week

Greetings from the ISD Board of Trustees.

Our monthly Board meeting will be held this Thursday, 15 February at 6.00 pm (refreshments served from 5.30 pm) in the conference room in the Administration building. 

It won't be long before we send out information about running for election to become an ISD Trustee at the April AGM.  Being a Trustee is a valuable and rewarding way to contribute to the life of ISD.  If you are interested in learning more, a great start is to attend a Board meeting as an observer.  You can also contact us with any queries via our email address:

Please see the agenda for Thursday's meeting below.

ISD School Board Meeting Agenda

February 15, 2018

6:00 pm, Conference Room

I. Articulation of ISD’s Guiding Statements

II. Public comment (6:00 pm – 6:10 pm)

Opportunity for non-Board member to address Board if requested.

III. Consent Agenda (6:10 pm – 6:15 pm)

Items to be approved by general consensus can be removed from consent agenda by any one member of the board.

  1. Minutes approval

  2. School Reports (Director and Principals)

  3. Committee Reports (B&G, Finance, G&D, and Policy)

IV. Generative Discussion (6:15 pm – 7:15 pm)

  1. ISD’s approach to supporting children of different learning abilities (Robb Warfield - Dakar Academy; 60 mins)

V. Reports by representatives (7:15 pm – 7:20 pm)

As needed, oral reports (total 5 mins)

  1. US Ambassador’s Representative (Eric Davis)

  2. Faculty Representative (Catharina Gress-Wright)

VI. Discussion Items (7:20 pm – 8:05 pm)

(Trustees, Director and assigned presenters; total 45 mins total)

  1. 2018 – 2019 – Second Reading (Alan Knobloch 20 mins)

  2. Pre-K 3 Full day – Second Reading (Alan Knobloch; 10 mins)

  3. 2018 AGM Election Timeline (Marie Blanchard; 15 mins)

VII. Decision Items (8:05 pm – 8:10 pm)

  1. 2018 – 2019 Budget

  2. Pre-K 3 Full day

VIII. Meeting evaluation (8:10 pm – 8:15 pm)

IX. Schedule for next meetings; planning reminders (8:15 – 8:20 pm)

Committee meetings, schedule for next month

X. Executive Session - Yes

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