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August 2017

Board Review

School Board meetings at Clover Park School District

Paul Wagemann (far right) talks about his service with the legislative assembly with the rest of the Clover Park School District Board of Directors at the Aug. 14 board meeting.

April 14 Board Meeting

Board approves assessment tool for new school year

In its Aug. 14 meeting, the Clover Park School District Board of Directors authorized contracting with Northwest Evaluation Association for the use of the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) for the 2017-18 school year. MAP will be implemented as the districtwide assessment for grades 2-9 and select students in grades 10-12.

The board also approved a cost of living salary increase for certificated and classified non-bargaining staff.

Board President Marty Schafer discussed the board’s application for this year’s board of distinction honor from the Washington State School Directors Association. Before the meeting, Vice President Carole Jacobs agreed to oversee the application, and she said she is focused on how the board’s voice of one has streamlined initiatives and contributed to success.

Aug. 28 Board Workshop

Board discusses collaboration and student success

In its workshop/meeting on Aug. 28, Clover Park School District (CPSD) Board of Directors President Dr. Marty Schafer gave a presentation focused on the dynamics of collaboration as it relates to the school board and district. Ashoke Menon, co-founder and president of Ignite Consulting, LLC and a leading consultant on building school and company cultures was also present and co-facilitated part of the workshop as the concept of student success and its definition were discussed.

The discussions related to collaboration and student success are part of a long-term plan to initiate a Community Engagement Leadership Team for the district.

Board members also reviewed suggested legislative priorities for the 2017-18 school year. The superintendent will provide board members with information from the Washington State School Directors Association (WSSDA), so they can recommend additional priorities to board member and legislative representative Paul Wagemann to present at an upcoming WSSDA legislative meeting.

Administrator for business services and capital projects Rick Ring provided some follow up information regarding questions board members had in a previous workshop related to funding of a new middle school.

The next meeting of the CPSD Board of Directors is Monday, Sept. 11, at 6 p.m., in room 4 of the Student Services Center, 10903 Gravelly Lake Drive SW in Lakewood.

Marty Schafer, President
253-588-9356 - District No. 4

Carole Jacobs, Vice-President
253-579-4898 - District No. 2

Becki Kellcy
602-882-0554 - District No. 1

Joe Vlaming
206-200-8191 - District No. 3

Paul Wagemann
253-209-5638 - District No. 5

Deborah L. LeBeau
Superintendent and
Secretary to the Board

Clover Park School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Address correspondence to one of the following individuals who have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination at Clover Park School District, 10903 Gravelly Lake Dr., SW, Lakewood, WA 98499-1341: Title IX Coordinator, Brian Laubach, Deputy Superintendent, (253) 583-5050; Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Brian Laubach, Deputy Superintendent, (253) 583-5050; Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator, Lori McStay, Executive Director for Human Resources, (253) 583-5080.