A Special Board meeting has been called for Feb. 5th in Conference Room 4E at the Education Center. The original agenda calls for a review of the responses to the RFP for a firm to search for a new Superintendent. Witt has added to the agenda a review of the Superintendent Emergency Succession (EL-09). This is to be reviewed once per year and was last reviewed September of 2013. Why he wants to review it right now is unknown.
Below is a review of the Jan 30th Special Board meeting held at the Education Center in Golden (near Denver West off of I-70).
The first part of the meeting was held in Executive Session (no public viewing) and covered the status of negotiations with the different employee associations. At 6:30 p.m., the public part of the meeting was convened. Overall, there appeared to be a strong interest in anything charter school related. Continue reading
The Columbine Courier came out this morning (Jan 30) with an article about a discussion at the Mountain Democrats monthly breakfast meeting last Saturday. Lesley Dahlkemper spoke there, reviewing the last three months and answering questions. (Note – the Columbine Courier gives only limited access to it’s articles – generally one free look. We cannot download and post the article here due to copyright laws. If you want to keep a copy of the article, you will need to print it out or email it to yourself.)
Going forward we will try to give you a summary of what the agenda is for each Board meeting, plus our view/concerns/expectations on those items.
This Thursday the Board meets in the Board Room at the Educational Center in special session to be updated on a range of topics:. The public part of the meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Please attend! We want as many eyes and ears on the Board as possible! Continue reading
Alicia Caldwell, writing for the Denver Post, summarizes a lot of what the public is feeling – distrust and Board majorities who pay little or no attention to public.