Board members present: Jane R. Pfeilsticker, Chairman; Robert C. Gause, Vice-Chairman; Barbara A. Harvey, Harry G. Kinnan, and Walter E. Miller. Also present: Tim McGonegal, Superintendent; Lynette Edwards, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction; and Jim Drake, Assistant Superintendent for Business Services.
3. Call to Order
Vice-Chair Gause called the meeting to order at 5:49 p.m.
Vice-Chair Gause noted that Chairman Pfeilsticker would be joining the meeting in a few minutes.
4. Pledge of Allegiance
Vice-Chair Gause led in the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
5. Race To The Top District Application
Attachment: Race to the Top - District Workshop102810.pdf
Superintendent McGonegal introduced this item to the Board. He invited Lynette Edwards, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, to make a presentation to the Board. A copy of the presentation has been attached to the agenda item. The other materials reviewed during the workshop can be accessed on the district website, www.manateeschools.net, under the Race to the Top link.
Ms. Edwards noted that several other staff members would be addressing various areas of the district's Race to the Top application. Linda Guilfoyle, Director of Curriculum; Dr. Tina Barrios, Director of Technology Information Systems; Angela Essig, Director of Secondary Schools; and Dr. Verdya Bradley, Associate Director of Innovative Programs and Parental Options, participated in the presentation.
Chairman Pfeilsticker joined the meeting at 6:09 p.m.
The Board held discussion, asked questions, and made requests of Superintendent McGonegal, Ms. Edwards, and staff members participating in the presentation.
There being no further business to come before the Board, Chairman Pfeilsticker adjourned the meeting at 8:02 p.m.
Tim McGonegal, Ex Officio Secretary Jane R. Pfeilsticker,
and Superintendent of Schools Chairman