(The full agenda with accompanying docs can be found here: http://go.boarddocs.com/ut/wasatch/Board.nsf/goto?open...)Study Session 5:00 p.m.Board of Education Regularly Scheduled Meeting 6:30 p.m.This meeting will be broadcast live at Wasatch-YouTube.com and will be posted afterwards on the
Wasatch County School District Website. Public comment is welcome in-person or online via ZoomA. Study Session - 5:00pm
1. Future Schools Project Update - GSBS
2. Sawmill School Site - Guest, Mr. Ryan Poleman
3. Dual Language Immersion/English Language Learners Research Summary - Dr. Eric CampbellB. Board of Education Meeting - 6:30pm1. Welcome - Board President Hansen
2. Board Member Roll Call
3. Pledge of AllegianceC. Community Comment
1. Public comments will be accepted for approximately twenty (20) minutes. Each speaker will be allowed a maximum of
two (2) minutes. LINK-https://bit.ly/WCSDBoEDec2021D. Celebrations/Information
1. Presentation by Wasatch High School Music ProgramE. Consent Items1. Consideration and Approval of Consent Items
2. Minutes School Board Meeting - 11.18.21
3. Employee Separations
4. Employee New Hires
5. Employee Status Changes
7. Home School Affidavits
8. Staff or Student TravelF. Action Items
1. Endpoint Protection Software for WCSD Technology - Technology Director, Dustin Miller
2. Nutanix 3-Node Solution for WCSD Technology - Technology Director, Dustin Miller
12/15/2021 BoardDocs® Pro
3. Camera Equipment for Heber Valley Elementary -Director of Elementary Education, Dr. Eric Campbell
4. Sawmill School Site Agreement - Superintendent SweatG. Board Report
1. Utah School Boards Association Conference - January 6-8, 2022H. Superintendent Report
1. InformationI. Adjournment
1. Adjourn MeetingJ. Executive Session
1. Section 52-4-5 of the Open Meetings Act identifies the topics that may be discussed in a closed meeting. Discussion
to purchase, exchange or lease of real property; character, professional competence, or physical or mental health of an
individual; pending or reasonably imminent litigation; and or collective bargaining.
CONTACT YOUR LOCAL BOARD MEMBER: SchoolBoard@wasatch.edu
firstname.lastname@example.org - Board Member, Kimberly Dickerson -- County East District
email@example.com - Board Member, Marianne B Allen -- County South District
firstname.lastname@example.org - Board President, Tom Hansen -- Midway District
email@example.com - Board Member, Cory Holmes -- Heber North District
firstname.lastname@example.org - Board Vice President, Tyler Bluth -- Heber South District
BoardDocs (agendas, minutes, policy)
- Board Meeting Minutes
Ensuring all students obtain all the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that will enable them to reach their personal goals and be productive contributing members of our society.
1. We value being strong stewards of the school and our community:
a. We commit to partnering with students and parents to understand each students’ individual goals.
b We commit to collaborating with other community, civic, university and business leaders to help meet the needs of society.
2. We value equitable access to academic knowledge, school activities, and achievement.
a. We commit to high academic standards with personalized support to reach those standards.
b. We commit to creating opportunities for all students to participate in educational opportunities that will develop skills and dispositions.
3. We value civic preparation and engagement
a. We commit to engaging and partnering with parents, community leaders, universities, and business leaders.
b. We commit to teaching and developing the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that will allow our local community, state, nation, and world to thrive.
4. We value engaged learning through a nurturing pedagogy
a. We commit to recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining administrators, teachers, and other school employees that value relationships, strive for best teaching practices, and create engaging and safe learning environments.
b. We commit to schools that are physically, socially, and emotionally safe.
c. We commit to providing engaging school activities that connect students to their school communities.
5. We value a commitment to renewal
a. We commit to the tenants of a professional learning community to renew our professional practices as educators.
- Become the highest-achieving district in the state as measured by national and state tests.
- Become a nationally recognized model PLC district.
- Have all secondary students involved in an activity that connects them to the school (extracurricular activities, clubs, houses, etc.)
Participants at Board Meetings
A quorum of three board members is needed to conduct official school district business. In addition to the board, the superintendent, business administrator and members of the administrative team will be on hand to provide reports and explanations. At many meetings, a department representative will share information about the function, effectiveness, and future plans of a particular service. Such issues as goals, evaluation, growth, budget, instructional methods, and programs are addressed.
Public Comments to the Board
For consideration of an agenda item for the board of education meeting email email@example.com five business days before the meeting. The board shall determine what items will be placed on the agenda. Copies of the agenda are available by request at the district office, at each board meeting, or through the BoardDocs system. The agenda contains business to be considered at each meeting. Board members receive the agenda and supporting documents before each meeting.
Some matters come before the board on a consent agenda, requiring a majority of the board's approval. More complex matters are presented initially on an action agenda for a vote. Other matters are presented as information items, superintendent report, and board report. This does not apply to the Public Comment portion of the board meeting.
PUBLIC COMMENT PROCEDURE - Community Comment is welcome at all Board of Education meetings. You are welcome to attend a regularly scheduled meeting at 101 E 200 N, Heber, UT. As a Board of Education, public input is important to assists in ascertaining public attitudes and interests. Finally, as a reminder, this is not a forum for open discussion or debate between the Board and patrons.
WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENT ON PUBLIC HEARING SUBJECTS – You may submit written public comments electronically by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the public hearing. All comments will be reviewed by all board members.
OTHER WRITTEN COMMENT – You may submit written public comments electronically by emailing email@example.com. All comments will be reviewed by all board members.
Following board discussion of subjects under consideration, questions or comments will be entertained at the board president's discretion.
Involvement at a School
Citizen participation is one key to successful school programs and is an important resource. If you would like to be involved at your school, call or stop by and find out what you can do to help. Volunteers are valuable in schools as tutors, serving on Wasatch Parent Network boards or community councils, assisting teachers, supervising activities, etc.
Copies of policies established by the board are available through school principals or at the Wasatch Education Center through the superintendent's office. Policies may also be accessed through the Internet, District Policy Page, or by clicking here.
The Board meets regularly on the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.unless otherwise noted. Agendas are posted at the entrance to the Wasatch Education Center, 101 East 200 North, Heber City UT, 84032, district website www.wasatch.edu and also the Public Meeting Notice website http://www.utah.gov/pmn/index.html
Government Records Access and Management (GRAMA)
It is the policy of Wasatch School District Board of Education that records are managed in an efficient, responsible manner and that fair and timely public access to the information contained in district records is made available while protecting individual privacy rights in relation to personal data gathered by the school district. Records requests must be made on the Wasatch County School District form and submitted to the Business Office or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org located at 101 East 200 North, Heber City, Utah 84032. This policy does not apply to student records. Student records are governed by the Family Education Privacy Act (FERPA).