Board Highlights: November 27

ISD 199 School Board Meeting Highlights: November 27
Posted on 11/29/2017
Simley Theatre students talk about the fall playThe Inver Grove Heights School Board met on Monday, November 27, with the following items on the agenda:

District highlights
  • Simley High School and Inver Grove Heights Middle School Activities Director, Will Short, presented fall athletes, who talked about their seasons and the benefits of being on extracurricular teams. ISD 199 Director of Community Education, Barb Pierce, and Spartan Kids’ Care Coordinator, Erica Tollefson, presented a video featuring students in Spartan Kids’ Care who talked about their favorite parts of the before- and after-school care program. They also introduced Simley Theatre students to talk about the theatre season so far and how the activity has advanced their learning.
Consent agenda
  • Minutes from previous school board meeting
  • Minutes from the special meeting on November 13, 2017
  • Cash disbursements
  • Personnel transactions and donations
  • Gifts and grants
  • Field trips
  • TriDistrict Council Member
Information items
  • Inver Grove Heights Middle School Principal, Jodi Wendel, provided the board with an update on the school’s activities and goals. Her presentation featured a PLTW student, AVID students, and WEB leaders to highlight how the district is moving toward whole-student development while personalizing learning.
  • ISD 199 Director of Learning Teajai Anderson Schmidt presented the 2018-2019 Intra-District Transfers and Open Enrollment Parameters
  • The Policy Committee presented the First Reading for Review of Policies 701, 701.1, 701.2, 702, 703, 704, 705, and 620
  • Board committee reports
  • Membership reports
Action items
  • Approval of the Resolution Authorizing Issuance of Certificates of Election and Directing the School District Election Clerk to Perform Other Election Related Duties
  • Approval of Substitute Teacher Rates
  • Approval of the Substitute Teacher Vendor
  • Approval of the 2017-2018 Revised Budget
  • Approval of the 2017-2018 Superintendent Goals
Meeting information and video of the November 27 meeting are available on the district website, The next board meeting will be held on Monday, December 11, at 5:30PM at the District Office, 2990 80th Street East in Inver Grove Heights.