April 26 Board Meeting

ISD 199 School Board Meeting Highlights: April 26, 2021
Posted on 04/27/2021
ISD 199 logo in red

The Inver Grove Heights School Board met on Monday, April 26, in the Hybrid model with the following items on the agenda:

District Highlights

  • ISD 199 Director of Community Education and Health & Safety Coordinator Barb Pierce and ISD 199 Director of Special Services Abel Riodique thanked school nurses for their tireless work during an early celebration of School Nurse Week.

Consent agenda

  • Minutes from closed session held on March 8, 2021
  • Minutes from previous school board meeting
  • Cash disbursements
  • Personnel transactions
  • Donations, gifts, and grants
  • Student Activities Funding
  • Birth to 8 Joint Powers Agreement Amendment
  • Destination of the Identified Official with Authority for Education Identity Access Management

Information items

  • Pine Bend Elementary School Principal Quennel Cooper presented an update on the 2020-2021 school year. Pine Bend EL teacher and Garden Club Leader Tricia McCabe and some Pine Bend students also talked about building core life skills in different activities such as Girls on the Run and Garden Club. ISD 199 Director of Special Services, Abel Riodique, also spoke about the district’s CARE/CID Program moving from Hilltop Elementary School to Pine Bend this year.
  • TriDistrict Career & College Readiness Initiative Lead Designer and Director of the CAPS Program Ben Kusch presented an update on the CAPS Program. A Simley senior and CAPS Healthcare & Medicine student talked about the program from his perspective.
  • ISD 199 Director of Business Services Heather Aune provided a budget update for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.
  • Board committee reports
  • Membership reports

Action items

  • Approval of the 2020-2021 Budget Adjustments
  • Approval of the Resolution Relating to the Termination and Non-Renewal of the Teaching Contracts of Probationary Teachers

Click here for video of this school board meeting. The next board work session will be held on Monday, May 10, and the next regular board meeting will be held on Monday, May 17. Both meetings will start at 5:30 PM.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, 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. Please click here to read more about meeting procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic.