Preschool Initiative Oversight Committee Minutes – February 26, 2020

District 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.

Preschool Initiative Mission: To strengthen, support and empower children and families through
access to quality community services for preschool education for 4-year olds.

Facilitator: Kim Burrack
Secretary: Kim Burrack

The Preschool Initiative Oversight Committee (PIOC) met on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at Irving Preschool. Copies of the Agenda and Minutes from the May 22, 2019 meeting, IGDI program data, and GOLD program data were available for distribution.

Committee Members Present: Kerri Hall, Brian Burnight, Erika Fuentes, Cindy Chettinger, Brenda
Jenkins and Jocelyn Flattery.

Guests / Visitors: None

  • Kim Burrack shared program wide IGDI data for literacy and math. The preschool literacy goal this school year was to increase the number of students meeting benchmark on the IGDI literacy screening by 45% from fall to spring. The preschool math goal this school year was to increase the number of students meeting benchmark on the IGDI math screening by 25% from fall to spring. Kim also shared IGDI data by sub-screening and IGDI data reflecting yearly growth for the last four year.
  • Kim Burrack shared the work the BLT is doing related to Balanced Leadership to support the preschool literacy and math goals.