SLT General Meeting Minutes - June 21, 2018

June 21, 2018

OUR THEME THIS YEAR: Being a Rainbow in Someone Else’s Cloud  Maya Angelou “Be a Rainbow in Someone Else’s Cloud” Video

In Attendance: M. Verdiner,C. Sinanan, N. Striem, M. Kelly, L. Kindred, K. Kefgen,, M. Sarabia, M. Reveron, S. Glover,


Review of last month’s minutes

Staff update

  • Ms. Barr on leave

  • Mr. Cornell is on a leave, not sure if he will return

Lower school updates

  • Lower Building 8:15-2:35

  • Upper Building 8:35-2:55

  • Parent Engagement will be 40 minutes after school on Tuesday

  • Parent Teacher Conference will be one day on the “half-day” day

  • $75,000 grant for library, but Ms. Verdiner would like to use it for technology, we will update classrooms with Promethium boards.  Waiting for voting/approval for change.

Middle School-Enrichment/Electives

  • Compass Grant ( Free After-School for Middle School 6-7th Grade, 5 days a week) 3 year partnership

  • Students were interested in the following classes

    1. Hip hop/Ballet

    2. Cooking Class/ Cuisine (6 weeks)

    3. Fine Arts/Design

    4. Robotics

    5. Musical Theater

  • Usually a one year commitment, but negotiating to see if classes offered can be in terms

  • TCCS Upper School may pool budget money together with another school to have a Spanish as an elective

  • First 2 weeks, setting rapport, establishing culturally norm,

  • 50% new students will enter the Middle School

2018-19 Budget and programming

  • Strong Social Studies Teacher Candidate

  • Budget only allows for one teacher however...

  • Ms. Verdiner is trying to see if approval will be made for her to 4 hires (1 for 5th grade, Social Studies will teach 6 &7th)

SLIT Remuneration