SLT Minutes

 

 School Leadership Team Minutes

September 19, 2017

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

5:00 Welcome
5:05 – 5:06 ·       Called to Order at 5:05pm

 

Members Present:

Staff: Principal – Tanya Bates – Howell, SLT Secretary – Michelle Vitale, Teacher – Sheemu Khan, UFT Chapter Leader – Farah Padro

Parents:   PTA President- MST Mejbatan Negar, PTA Financial Liaison – Silvio Martinez, Parent – Aaron T. George, Parent – Fatima Johura, and Parent – Sabuhi Tabassum

 

Note: Assistant Principal – Maria Psimadis fills in for Chairperson Karen Rattner

5:06 – 5:07 Norms

·       New norms are to be created

·       Agreed Upon the following:

Respect other’s opinions

One voice

Assume good intentions

Seek first to understand, then be understood

When in doubt refer to the bylaws/Chancellor’s Regulations

Be on time (10-minute grace period)

Reply to email – read response

Inform of absence

5:07 – 5:10 Minutes

·       Reading and Approval of Minutes – NA

5:10 – 5:15 Committee Reports – NA
5:15 – 5:20 Discussion of Unfinished Business – NA
5:20 – 5:30 New Business

·       Establish Norms – as noted above

 

·       Review Bylaws – PTA Bylaws may need to revise their bylaws

·       SLT Bylaws need to be edited to change the terms to two consecutive years.

 

·       Review our Comprehensive Education Plan – aligned to the Framework for Great Schools

·       5A) to have 65% proficiency in reading measured by the Fountas and Pinnell reading assessment

·       5B) 75% of teachers trained in the Leader in Me Curriculum

·       88% positive response by students measured by the NYC Learning Environmental Survey

·       5C) 95% teachers participating in math inquiry focused on differentiation of instruction resulting in 65% of   students developing mastery

·       5D) 75% of teachers will earn an overall rating of effective or highly effective

·       5E) 20% of parent participation and partnership measured by their attendance at 3 school events

·       Additional Goal) all students have a personal goal and one academic goal aligned to the Leader in Me Framework

 

·       NEW – Cognitive Guided Instruction – 20 extra minutes a day for students to solve problems, they use their knowledge and discuss with peers first

 

·       NEW – IXL online program K – 2 Math

 

·       2 New Kindergarten Classes will open

 

·       Creation of Next Meeting’s Agenda – October 10

 

SLT Bylaws

Discuss Roles for SLT Members

Budget and Safety Plan

 

5:30 – 6:00 Executive Session – revisit for 10/10

·       Safety Plan

·       Budget

 

Meeting Adjourned 6:00 pm