Board Policy Committee Minutes – September 21, 2021

Our Mission: The Sioux City Community School District exists to educate students to believe in their talents and skills, achieve academic excellence and succeed in reaching their potential.

Facilitator: Dr. Paul Gausman
Secretary: Cyndi Lloyd

The Board Policy Committee (BPC) met on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at 3:30 p.m.

Committee Members Present: Dr. Paul Gausman, Perla Alarcon-Flory, Jeremy Saint, and Cyndi Lloyd

Committee Members Absent: Taylor Goodvin, Jim Vanderloo, and Kim Neal

Guests: Dr. Jen Gomez, Dr. Kim Buryanek, Dr. Brian Burnight, Leslie Heying, and Attorney Maureen Heffernan

BP204.14 – School Board Minutes: Dr. Paul Gausman

Conclusion: BP 204.14 was reviewed and edited by Dr. Paul Gausman and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. BP 204.14 was approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, September 27, 2021.

BP 301 – Superintendent of Schools: Dr.Paul Gausman

Conclusion: BP 301 was reviewed and edited by Dr. Paul Gausman and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. BP 301 was approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, September 27, 2021.

BP 402.13 – Administrator Evaluation: Dr. Jen Gomez

Conclusion: BP 402.13 reviewed and edited by Dr. Gomez and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. BP 402.13 was approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, September 27, 2021.

BP 501.6 – District-to-District Open Enrollment: Dr. Kim Buryanek, Dr. Brian Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, and Kim Neal

Conclusion: BP 501.6 was reviewed by Dr. Buryanek, Dr. Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, Kim Neal and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. There were no proposed revisions to BP 501.6. BP 501.6 will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, September 27, 2021.

AR 501.6 – Procedures for District-to-District Open Enrollment: Dr. Kim Buryanek, Dr. Brian Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, and Kim Neal

Conclusion: AR 501.6 was reviewed and edited by Dr. Buryanek, Dr. Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, Kim Neal and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. Revisions to AR 501.6 were acknowledged by the Policy Committee, will be included in the September 24, 2021 Informational Update, and updated on the District website once the policy has been approved by the Board.

BP 501.6-A – District-to-District Open Enrollment – Insufficient Classroom Space: Dr. Kim Buryanek, Dr. Brian Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, and Kim Neal

Conclusion: BP 501.6-A was reviewed by Dr. Buryanek, Dr. Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, Kim Neal and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. There were no proposed revisions to BP 501.6-A. BP501.6-A will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, September 27, 2021.

BP 503.13 – Freedom of Expression: Dr. Kim Buryanek, Dr. Brian Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, and Leslie Heying

Conclusion: BP 503.13 was reviewed and edited by Dr. Buryanek, Dr. Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, Leslie Heying and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. BP 503.13 was approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, September 27, 2021.

BP 711 – Use of Recording Devices / Cameras on School Property: Dr. Brian Burnight and Dr. Jen Gomez

Conclusion: BP 711 is a new policy and created by Dr. Burnight, Dr. Jen Gomez and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. BP 711 was approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, September 27, 2021.

BP 602.11 – Physical Education: Dr. Kim Buryanek

Conclusion: BP 602.11 was reviewed and edited by Jim Vanderloo and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. BP 602.11 was approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, September 27, 2021.

AR 602.11 – Physical Education Waiver: Dr. Kim Buryanek

Conclusion: AR 602.11 was reviewed by Jim Vanderloo and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. There were no proposed revisions to AR 602.11. AR 602.11 was acknowledged by the Policy Committee, will be included in the September 24, 2021 Informational Update, and updated on the District website once the policy has been approved by the Board.

BP 605.4 – Graduation Requirements: Dr. Kim Buryanek

Conclusion: BP 605.4 was reviewed and edited by Jim Vanderloo and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. BP 605.4 was approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, September 27, 2021.

AR 605.4 – Graduation Requirements: Dr. Kim Buryanek

Conclusion: AR 605.4 was reviewed and edited by Jim Vanderloo and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. Revisions to AR 605.4 were acknowledged by the Policy Committee, will be included in the September 24, 2021 Informational Update, and updated on the District website once the policy has been approved by the Board.

BP 604.2 – Private Instruction: Dr. Kim Buryanek

Conclusion: BP 604.2 was reviewed and edited by Kim Neal and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. BP 604.2 was approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, September 27, 2021.

The next Board Policy Committee meeting will be held on October 19, 2021.