August 11, 2020


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Date: 08/11/2020
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Dreamcatcher Library

Meeting Agenda

Notice of Public Meeting

Presidio School Inc. Board of Directors

 

Pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the Presidio School Board of Directors and to the general public that a meeting, open to the public, will be held as specified below.

 

DATED AND POSTED 10TH  DAY OF AUGUST, 2020

Board of Presidio School, Inc.

 

By Terry S Garza, Terry S. Garza

Secretary, Board of Directors of Presidio School

 

AGENDA

Presidio School Board of Directors Meeting

1695 East Ft. Lowell

Dreamcatcher Library

Tucson, Arizona 85719

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

5:00 PM

 

 

  • Call to order Mr. Carrillo
  • Public Comment Mr. Carrillo
  • Consideration to Approve the July 22, 2020  Board Meeting Minutes Ms. Garza
  • Consideration to Approve the July 28, 2020 Emergency Board Meeting Minutes Ms. Garza
  • Consideration to Approve the June 2020 Expenditures Ms. Garza
  • Consideration to Approve the Presidio School Distance Learning Plan Ms. Garza
  • Consideration to approve the Presidio School Mitigation Plan Ms. Garza
  • Consideration of the Pima County COVID-19 metrics to determine

August 17, 2020 Presidio School re-opening decisions. Ms. Garza

Principal’s Report

Ms. Montierth Puls

 

Meeting Minutes

 

Presidio School Board of Directors

 Meeting Minutes

1695 E. Ft. Lowell

Tucson, Arizona

Date: August 11, 2020

 

Called To Order:  5:10 PM Adjourned:    6:32 PM

Members of the Board:

  • Peggy Barnett, Treasurer
  • Martin Carrillo, President
  • Thomas Drexel, Vice President
  • Terry Garza, Secretary
  • Pat Johnston, Member
  • Jessica Montierth Puls, Mamber

Motions:

  1. To approve the July 22, 2020 Minutes as presented.

Moved by:     Pat Johnston Seconded by:     Peggy Barnett   Outcome: Passed Unanimously

  1. To approve the July 28, 2020 Emergency Board Meeting Minutes as presented.

Moved by:     Pat Johnston Seconded by:     Peggy Barnett   Outcome: Passed Unanimously

  1. To approve the June 2020 Expenditures for Presidio School as presented

Moved by:       Peggy Barnett Seconded by: :    Pat Johnston     Outcome: Passed Unanimously

  1. To approve the Presidio School Distance Learning Plan.

Moved by:     Terry Garza Seconded by:     Tom Drexel   Outcome: Passed Unanimously

  1. To approve the Presidio School Mitigation Plan.

Moved by:     Terry Garza Seconded by:     Tom Drexel   Outcome: Passed Unanimously

Consideration of the Pima County COVID 19 metrics and determine to determine August 17, 20220 School re-opening plan.

 

  1. To approve offering a distance learning only option on August 17, 2020 and to provide on-site support services for students and families in need. 

Moved by:     Peggy Barnett Seconded by:     Pat Johnston   Outcome: Passed Unanimously

  1. To approve holding the September 2020 Board Meeting on September 15, 2020 at 5:00 PM.

Moved by:     Terry Garza Seconded by:     Pat Johnston   Outcome: Passed Unanimously

  1. To adjourn the meeting at 6:32 PM.

Moved by:     Terry Garza Seconded by:     Pat Johnston   Outcome: Passed Unanimously

Principal’s Report:

  • Back to School Sub Committee
    • Invited to participate by Pima County Superintendent Dustin Williams
    • First meeting occurred on Monday, August 10, 2020
    • Meeting was televised on KOLD13
  • Weekly participation in PCHD Public/Charter School meetings to discuss most recent guidance from ADE, AHD, PCHD, and CDC
    • Guidance received has been included in the 20/21 SY Reopening Plan
    • PCHD has broken the 3 AHD criteria into subcategories:
    • Disease Criteria
      • Decreasing cases over two consecutive weeks 
      • Decreasing COVID-19 related deaths over 14 days
      • Decreasing hospitalizations
    • Healthcare Capacity Criteria
      • Lab testing availability and utilization
      • Adequate hospital bed capacity to care for 2x the current COVID cases (+ surge) statewide
      • Sufficient personal protective equipment (PPE) for Emergency Responders
    • Public Health Capacity Criteria
      • Timely case investigation
      • Testing of symptoms contracts within 48 hours
      • Facilities/support for parents who can’t be discharged home – statewide
    • Nurse/health aide
      • Recommended by PCHD.  If the school does not have a nurse/health aide, Presidio needs to designate someone.
  • Staffing
    • Open positions
      • 2nd grade paraprofessional
      • 5th grade paraprofessional
  • Enrollment
    • ADM is low (about 365 from 406)
    • Families are concerned about the daily/weekly schedules and their perceived lack of flexibility with the schedule.
    • Kinder families are concerned about their children starting school this year and are opting to wait to start school until 2021/2022 SY.

Prepared by: Terry S. Garza,  Terry S. Garza

Next Meeting

November 3, 2020

5:00pm Presidio School Dreamcatcher Library