Grand Prairie Independent School District

Regular
Thursday, June 11, 2020 5:30 PM
Board Room at the Education Center, 2602 South Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, Texas
1. 5:30 P.M. - CALL TO ORDER
2. RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION
For the purpose of consideration of matters for which closed or executive sessions are authorized by Title 5, Chapter 551, Texas Government Code §(.071-084), whereupon the Superintendent, at the request of the President of the Board of Education, will present for the Board's discussion the following matters:
A. Board Discussion of Personnel Matters under § 551.074: Employment, Retirement(s), Termination(s)/Proposed Termination(s), Proposed Nonrenewal(s), Request(s) for Leave of Absence, Request(s) for Extended Leave Without Pay, Resignation(s), Reassignment(s), Job Abandonment, Proposed Extension of Probationary Contract(s), Proposed Suspension Without Pay, Administrator Contract Recommendations, Non-Administrator Contract Recommendations
B. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.0821, to deliberate a matter regarding a public school student if personally identifiable information about the student will necessarily be revealed by the deliberation,  including to conduct a Level III hearing on a student matter..
C. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee, or to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee, including to conduct a Level III hearing on a student matter. 
D. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071, to consult with the District’s attorney, in person or by phone, on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the District, under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, including to conduct a Level III hearing on a student matter.
E. Discussion of Real Property under § 551.072.
F. Consultation with legal counsel regarding and/or involving pending or contemplated litigation or a settlement offer or on a matter which the School District's legal counsel determines should be confidential including contract negotiations in accordance with Government Code, § 551.082, § 551.0821, § 551.087, and § 551.071, respectively; Hawkland v. GPISD No. 3-19-cv-01822-B-
3. RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION
A. Action as a Result of Closed Session
1. Consider Level III Appeal by Parent
4. INVOCATION
Minister Earl Horton
Lighthouse Deliverance Church of God in Christ
5. PLEDGE TO THE AMERICAN FLAG AND TEXAS FLAG
6. RECOGNITION OF SPECIAL GUESTS
A. Troy Broussard, Dubiski Career High School - SkillsUSA Texas State Officer
B. Cinco de Mayo Scholarship Winners
7. OATH OF OFFICE OF ELECTED OFFICIALS
8. REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
9. OPEN FORUM FOR AGENDA ITEMS
10. ADOPT AGENDA
11. CONSENT AGENDA
A. Minutes from Previous Meetings
5.14.2020 
5.26.20
B. Personnel: Routine Action
1. Employment, Retirement(s), Request(s) for Leave of Absence,  Resignation(s), Reassignment(s), Request(s) for Temporary Disability,  Proposed Extension of Probationary Contract(s), Administrator Contract Recommendations, Non-Administrator Contract Recommendations
C. Regular Reports of the Superintendent
1. Purchasing Contracts
Contracts for Approval - June 2020
2. Tax Collection Report
Property Tax Report
3. Revenue and Expenditure Report
Board Revenue and Expenditure Report
4. Summary of Proposed Budget Transfers/Amendments
2019-2020 Budget Transfer and Amendments-Gen Fund #10
5. Consider Approval  of  the District’s Property Insurance Provider
Presenter: Ms. Tracy Ray
Action Sheet District's Property Insurance Provider
RFP #19-06 Property Insurance Spreadsheet
6. Consider Approval of Interlocal Agreement between the University of Texas at Arlington and Grand Prairie Independent School District relating to the College of Nursing and Health Innovation
Presenter: Ms. Sherry Ellis
Action Sheet Interlocal Agreement with UT of Arlington-College of Nursing Health Innovation Program 
7. Consider Approval of Interlocal Agreement Between the Education Service Center Region 19 and Grand Prairie Independent School District relating to the Allied States Cooperative
Presenter: Ms. Sherry Ellis
Action Sheet  Interlocal Agreement with ESC Region 19
8. Consider Approval of an Interlocal Agreement between the Construction Education Foundation (CEF) and Grand Prairie Independent School District relating to the Grand Prairie High School Construction Trades Program
Presenter: Ms. Sherry Ellis
Action Sheet Interlocal Agreement with Construction Education Foundation for GPHS Construction Trades
9. Consider Approval of the Master Interlocal Agreement between the Education Service Center Region 14 and Grand Prairie Independent School District to utilize the National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance
Presenter: Ms. Sherry Ellis
Action Sheet Interlocal Agreement with ESC Region 14 -NCPA
10. Consider Approval of the Master Intergovernmental agreement between the purchasing cooperative Equalis Group LLC and Grand Prairie Independent School District
Presenter: Ms. Sherry Ellis
Action Sheet Intergovernmental Agreement with Equalis Group Region 10
D. Consider Approval of Meal Prices for Lunch and Breakfast for 2020-2021
Presenter: Ms. Pat Lewis and Mr. Domenik Peterson
Action Sheet Meal Prices for Lunch and Breakfast for 2020-2021
Proposed Meal Prices for 2020-2021 
E. Consider Approval to Request a Waiver for Texas Virtual School Network Course Review and
Teacher Professional Development Requirements
Presenter: Ms. Traci Davis
Action Sheet Request a Waiver for Texas Virtual School Network Course Review and Teacher Professional Development Requirements
F. Consider Approval to Request Waiver for Parent Requirements for Students at Risk of Failure
Presenter: Ms. Pat Lewis
Action Sheet Waiver for Parent Requirements for Students at Risk of Failure
G. Consider Approval of 2019-2020 Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Test Waiver
Presenter: Ms. Pat Lewis
Action Sheet Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Test.
H. Consider Approval of Waiver for Low Attendance     
Presenter: Ms. Pat Lewis
Action Sheet Waiver for Low Attendance
I. Consider Approval of Interlocal Agreement between GPISD and UT Austin for Students Enrolled in the OnRamps Dual Credit/Enrollment Program
Presenter: Ms. Angela Herron
Action Sheet OnRamps 2020-2021
J. Approval of Board Travel
12. ACTION ITEMS
A. Consider Approval of Employee Health Benefits Medical Provider
Presenter: Ms. Tracy Ray
Action Sheet Health Benefits Medical Provider
B. Proposed Kindergarten through Second Grade 1 to 1 iPad upgrade
Presenter: Mr. Chris Malone
Action Sheet Consider Approval of Proposed Kindergarten through Second Grade 1 to 1 iPad upgrade
5650 iPad Bundle with STMAPP+ 2206316337-1
C. Consider Approval of 2020 – 2021 Calendar for Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute
Presenter: Ms. Traci Davis and Ms. Felicia Layne
Action Sheet 2020 – 2021 Calendar for Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute
D. Consider Taking Action on Employee Contracts
Presenter: Ms. Linda Ellis
Action Sheet Employment.Contracts
E. Consider Teacher Resignations/Contract Abandonment
Presenter: Ms. Linda Ellis
Action Sheet Teacher/Resignations/Contract Abandonment
13. INFORMATION ITEMS
A. 2020-2021 Instructional Scenarios
Presenter: Ms. Traci Davis and Ms. Angela Herron
Action Sheet Instructional Scenario Information Item
B. Student Handbook 2020-2021
Presenter: Dr. Vern Alexander
Action Sheet Student Handbook 20-21
Additions and Changes to Student Handbook
C. Student Code of Conduct 2020-2021
Presenter: Dr. Vern Alexander
Action Sheet Student Code of Conduct 20-21
D. Review of Board Agenda Calendar
Presenter: Superintendent and Board of Trustees
Action Sheet Agenda Calendar
Board Agenda Calendar
14. OPEN FORUM FOR NON-AGENDA ITEMS
A. Persons attending the meeting may request an Open Forum Sign-Up Card. The card must be completed in its entirety and submitted to the Board President or designee prior to the meeting being convened. This second Open Forum allows individuals to address the Board on any subject, except personnel and individual/specific students.  Any personnel concern should be brought directly to the attention of the Superintendent prior to the meeting.  Speakers will be limited to five (5) minutes.  When more than one individual wishes to address the same topic, the Board President may ask the group to appoint one spokesperson.
15. COMMENTS FROM INDIVIDUAL BOARD MEMBERS
A. Board of Trustees expressions of thanks, congratulations, and condolences.
16. ADJOURNMENT