Governing Board Brief - August 23, 2022

The Governing Board met for a scheduled ‘Regular Board Business Meeting’ on Tuesday, August 23, 2022.  The meeting was called to order at 6:00pm.

The meeting began with the Superintendent’s Report.  Dr. Shane McCord, Superintendent highlighted the following:

Congratulations to Cara Summerfield, Family and Consumer Science teacher at Highland Junior High -  Received a $10,000 grant from Maricopa Superintendent’s Office and with support from GEF purchased a Glowforge for her class.
GEF Business leaders Breakfast last week - Thank you to all the businesses for attending and for their support.  Special guest at the breakfast was Amigo, a therapy dog at Gilbert Elementary.
Last Saturday over 300 GPS volunteers attended the VNET Kick-off event at Gilbert High - The theme was Superheroes Unite - We are so grateful for the support we receive from our parents and volunteers at our schools.

There were no requests to speak to the Governing Board.

Next on the agenda was the Monthly Budget Report, presented by Ms. Bonnie J. Betz, Associate Superintendent of Business Services.

The following Consent Agenda was approved with a 5-0 vote:
6.02 Approval of Minutes for Regular Board Meeting on July 26, 2022 and Brief Board Business Meeting on August 9, 2022
6.03 Certified, Professional, Exempt Support Staff, Hourly Support Staff, and Substitute Personnel
6.04 Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between Gilbert Public Schools and Town of Gilbert and City of Mesa for Surveillance System Emergency Access
6.05 Memorandum of Understanding between Gilbert Public Schools (GPS) and Gilbert Education Foundation (GEF)
6.06 Policy Development: Approval of Second Read and Adoption of Policy GCB - Professional Staff Contracts and Compensation
6.07 Policy Development: Approval of Second Read and Adoption of Policy GDB - Support Staff Contracts and Compensation
6.08 Policy Development: Approval of Second Read and Adoption of Policy GCH - Professional/Support Staff Orientation and Training
6.09 FY 2023 Donation Requests
6.10 FY 2023 Parent Support Organizations
6.11 Overnight or Out of State Travel
6.12 Staff Travel
6.13 Ratification of Prior Month - July FY 2022 and FY 2023 Financial Vouchers
The Action Item Agenda followed.  The following was approved with a 5-0 vote:
7.01 Policy Development: First Read of Policy EID - Investment Policy
The meeting was adjourned at 6:35pm.