October 26 Board Meeting

ISD 199 School Board Meeting Highlights: October 26, 2020
Posted on 10/25/2020
ISD 199 logo in red

The Inver Grove Heights School Board met on Monday, October 26, with the following items on the agenda:

District Highlights

  • ISD 199 Director of Special Services Abel Riodique introduced ISD 199’s new assistant director of special education, Kris Hillesheim.

Consent agenda

  • Minutes from previous school board meeting
  • Minutes from the closed session on September 28, 2020
  • Cash disbursements
  • Personnel transactions and donations
  • Gifts and grants

Information items

  • Hilltop Elementary School Principal Dave Lostetter gave an update on the school. Hilltop 2nd grade teacher, Nora Alsterlund, and 199 Online 3rd-grade teacher, Jessica Laska, talked about the Hybrid Learning model and the committed online-only model.
  • ISD 199 Director of Learning, Teajai Anderson Schmidt, gave an overview of this school year’s enrollment so far.
  • Board committee reports
  • Membership reports

Action items

  • Approval of the Intra-district Transfer Addendum 2020-2021
  • Approval of the Equity Alliance Extension 2021-2022
  • Approval of the Resolution Approving Certain Fund or Account Balance Transfers
  • Approval of Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Approval of the Resolution Establishing Combined Polling Place Locations

Click here for video of this school board meeting. The next board meeting will be Monday, November 9, and the regular board meeting will be held on Monday, November 23. Both will be at 5:30 PM. During the COVID-19 outbreak, meetings may be conducted virtually or in a partly virtual and partly in-person hybrid format. However, community members are invited to watch the virtual meeting live at the ISD 199 District Office, 2990 80th Street East in Inver Grove Heights. In the interest of attendee safety, Minnesota Department of Health guidelines will be implemented. Click here to read more about virtual meeting procedures.