SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES (Board Retreat)
Monday, March 10, 2014
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President Terry McKeown called the special meeting of the Board of Education of Bloomingdale Elementary District 13 to order on Monday, March 10, 2014 in the District Office, 164 S. Euclid Ave., Bloomingdale at 6:03 p.m.

Roll Call
Present: Mrs. Diane Birkley, Mrs. Fina Klco, Mrs. Susan Lancaster, Mr. Cary Moreth, Mrs. Linda Wojcicki, Mr. Terry McKeown (Ms. Tamara Peterson entered the meeting at 6:11 p.m.)

Absent: Nonei

Others Present: Dr. Jon Bartelt, Dr. Evonne Waugh, Dr. Gina Siemieniec (6:03 – 7:40 p.m.)

Gina Siemieniec from ECRA reviewed the strategic plan process with board members.  She also shared a snapshot of the new dashboard ECRA has crafted which will provide parents with better knowledge of student academic progress.  The community will gain access to the dashboard through a link on our website.  Dr. Bartelt reviewed strategic plan goals and objectives and discussed potential initiatives planned to lengthen the strategic plan.  Mrs. Klco expressed her desire for an initiative to address S.T.E.M.
                         
The Board reviewed Dr. Bartelt’s plan to reinstate the Administrative Leadership Program.

Dr. Bartelt shared his thoughts on promoting opportunities for administrators to attend leadership development programs to aid in their professional growth.

Dr. Bartelt shared ideas being discussed regarding safety upgrades to Erickson School.

Adjournment
A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Ms. Peterson to adjourn the meeting.  Voice Vote:  all ayes

The meeting was adjourned at 9:05 p.m.

Terry McKeown, President
Linda Wojcicki, Secretary