April 15, 2019
Noddin Student Presentation
Principal Eric Scharer said that his staff looks beyond academics to consider ways to support students including; Mindfulness, Relaxation Techniques in the classroom and Making Deeper Connections. Noddin Kindergarten students from Ms. Kamali and Ms. Knudson’s classes demonstrated how they use yoga with storytelling. The fourth graders from Ms. Polden’s class shared a short video they created along with their presentation on the Strong Kids Curriculum, which focuses on social-emotional wellness. Fourth grade teacher Mr. Deaton said that on Mondays and Fridays his class holds an open meeting called “Council” where students share lived experiences about people they care about. The fourth graders held council with the Board of Trustees, much to their delight.
TBWBH, Inc. partner Joy Tatarka addressed the Board of Trustees about the possibility of seeking a supplemental parcel tax. Ms. Tatarka shared the upcoming election dates, cost estimate analysis of elections, survey conclusions and recommendations as well as potential revenue.
Assistant Superintendent Rita Sohal reported on the 2019-20 General Fund Revenue and Expenditure Assumptions. Next steps will be to present the May Revise update, the public hearing for the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) and the 2019-20 proposed budget on June 3, 2019, followed by approval of the LCAP and the adopted budget on June 10, 2019.
The Quarterly Report on the Williams Uniform Complaints was presented and there were no complaints reported.
Associate Superintendent Andrew Schwab shared the adoption process for the TK-8 English Language Art/English Language Development Curriculum adoption.
Presentation and Public Hearing on the California School Employees Association's (CSEA) Initial Contract Proposal
CSEA President Faith Severson read the California School Employees Association's initial contract proposal and articles. Following the presentation, a public hearing was held. There were no comments.