Board Minutes 09-27-2017

TRILLIUM BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Proposed Minutes

Regular Meeting - September 27, 2017 8:00am

Call to Order

Roll Call

Trillium Academy Conference Room 109
15740 Racho
Taylor, MI 48180
734-374-8222

By: S. Wisinski

At: 8:10 am

R. Bovitz Present
G. Handel Present
T. Walker Absent
L. Green Present
S. Schwartz Present
H. Gardner Absent
S. Wisinski Present

Affirmation of Mission

Trillium Board of Directors reaffirms the mission statement.

Approval of Agenda Motion was made by R. Bovitz and seconded by S.
Schwartz to approve the agenda as presented.
Y: 4 N: 0
Motion Carries

Student Presentation

Volleyball

Call to the Public

The meeting is a meeting of the Board of Directors in public for the purpose of conducting the Academy's business and is not considered a public community meeting. Those that may wish to address the Board on agenda items only may do so at this time by being recognized by the chair. There will be a second Call to the Public near the end of the agenda where interested parties may address the Board on any items of their choice.
Those that request to address the Board have a maximum of three minutes in which to speak.

Consent Item I.

Treasurer's Report

Educational

Motion was made by S. Schwartz and seconded by
L. Green to approve the minutes from the August 30, 2017.
Y: 5 N: 0
Motion Carries

Motion was made by S. Schwartz and seconded by
G. Handel to approve the Board Treasurer's Report August 2017.
Y: 5 N: 0
Motion Carries

• Fund balance stronger
• Wages up due to bonuses, reclassification, raises
• Tech costs reflected in this years budget - laptops for teachers - budget to be adjusted
• Uniforms sold in house now - budget to be adjusted
• Credit cards for staff to eliminate reimbursables


ESP Report

Service Provider's Report

Discussion Items

S. Paddock; Interim Superintendent.


• Staffing needs - Special Education Teacher for Resource Room.
• Implementing MAP testing for all students.
• Title IV Grant which allows the grant to be used towards anything the school needs
$10,000.00.
• Early Literacy Grant funds K-3 literacy resources.
• Assessment Reimbursement Grant that will help cover the cost of implementing the NWEA testing system.
• Suggestion was made by Lisa Green to contact Menards and ask them if they would be interested in making a donation to the school or maybe becoming a sponsor of the school.
• Suggestion was made by Lisa Green to contact the local YMCA and inquire about their before and after school program they offer and if this is something that would be beneficial to Trillium and the students.

Third grade reading requirements.
• Third graders will need to be in the 50% proficency in reading in order to be passed onto fourth grade. New retention guidelines for those students who are not proficient. Accountability measures through 31a.

• H. Gardner, G. Handel, and S. Wisinski will be speaking at the upcoming CMU conference on behalf of their use of a Strategic Plan. This helps the Board and the School Administration be aligned and consistent with regards to the expectations for the school. The Score Card and the Matrix is scheduled and reviewed and helps give a clear picture of how the school is doing.

Action Items

None

CMU Representative Report

None

Call to the Public

Announcements

Interested parties may address the Board on any items of their choice. Those that request to address the Board have a maximum of three minutes in which to speak.

The next Regular Board of Director's meeting will be held on October 25, 2017 at 8:00am. in Conference Room 109.

Adjournment Motion By: S. Schwartz Seconded By: G. Handel Time: 9:24 am

The above minutes were duly adopted by Trillium Academy Board of Directors at a properly noticed open meeting at which a quorum was present.

Approved: _ Approved by Lisa Green, Board Secretary
These meetings of the Board of Directors are in public for the purpose of conducting the school's
business and are not to be considered a public community meeting. There is a time for public participation during each meeting as indicated in the agenda.

Upon request to the academy office, the academy shall make reasonable accommodations for a person with a disability to be able to participate in this meeting.

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