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THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA
Miami, Florida

OFFICIAL AGENDA

APRIL 25, 2018, 2018 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 11:00 A. M.
REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING*
(*Following the conclusion of the regular agenda, but no later than approximately 6:30 P.M.)

PERSONS WISHING TO SPEAK TO AN AGENDA ITEM listed for this meeting and/or the REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING, should submit a written request to the Superintendent of Schools, 1450 N.E. Second Avenue, Room 102, Miami, Florida 33132, NO LATER THAN 4:30 P.M., MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2018.

Speakers Supplemental List will generally be posted on Tuesday PM or Wednesday AM prior to the meeting. To view a history of the changes to the Agenda click here.

* The public hearing shall begin no later than approximately 6:30 p.m. The Chair may begin calling speakers who are present immediately following the conclusion of the regular agenda. The public hearing shall not conclude before 4:30 p.m., unless all of the speakers signed up to speak are present and have been given the opportunity to speak.

Citizens who wish to speak on matters not on the agenda, or on agenda items that appear on the consent agenda, will be heard at the public hearing. The total time allotted for the public hearing shall not exceed one and one-half hours.

Pursuant to Board Policy 0169.1, a person not scheduled in advance to speak on a non-agenda topic must submit, either before or during the regularly scheduled meeting, a written request to the Chair. Board members present at the meeting must vote by a majority for the person to be heard.

The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, seeks public input and participation. However, the public purpose is not served when citizens become disorderly or disrupt the meeting. Accordingly, the Chair may order the removal from any School Board meeting of any person interfering with the expeditious or orderly process of the meeting provided the Chair has first issued a warning that continued interference with the orderly processes of the meeting will result in removal. Any law enforcement authority or a sergeant-at-arms designated by Chair shall remove any person ordered removed pursuant to this section §1001.372 (3), Fla.Stat.
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11:00 A. M.

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

MOMENT OF SILENT MEDITATION

Pursuant to its Policies, proposed Board member resolutions, endorsements, and proclamations will be presented at 11:00 a.m. Upon vote being taken, the Board will recess to present the approved resolutions, endorsements, and proclamations, to which all persons are invited. The Superintendent's Special Orders shall follow the Board Member presentations.

The Board will then reconvene the regular public meeting, including other hearings, in accordance with Policies of the Board, at 1:00 p.m.

B. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

  • Board Member Announcements *
  • Resolutions and Recognitions (11:00 a.m.)

B-3 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 18-030 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ 2018 SUNSHINE STATE SCHOLARS MR. JACOB ROSENFELD AND KEVIN ORDET (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 18-030 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ 2018 Sunshine State Scholars Mr. Jacob Rosenfeld and Mr. Kevin Ordet.

B-4 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 18-023 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP SIGNING DAY

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 18-023 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing April 17, 2018 as Academic Scholarship Signing Day in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

B-5 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 18-027 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE 2018 DADE ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS (DASA) PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR, MR. HUMBERTO J. MIRET OF MIAMI SOUTHRIDGE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

ACTION PROPOSED BY LUBBY NAVARRO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 18-027 of The School Board Of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the 2018 Dade Association of School Administrators (DASA) Principal of the Year, Mr. Humberto J. Miret of Miami Southridge Senior High School.

B-6 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 18-024 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MR. FRANKLIN SIRMANS, DIRECTOR OF THE PÉREZ ART MUSEUM OF MIAMI (PAMM)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No.18-024 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Mr. Franklin Sirmans, Director of the Pérez Art Museum of Miami (PAMM)

B-7 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 18-029 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA RECOGNIZING THE MONTH OF MAY AS WATER SAFETY MONTH

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 18-029 recognizing the month of May as Water Safety Month in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

B-8 SCHOOL BOARD RECOGNITION OF THE 2017-2018 WALKSAFE STATEWIDE POSTER CONTEST WINNERS

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognize and congratulate the winners of the 2017-2018 WalkSafe Statewide Poster Contest.

B-9 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 18-025 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENTS OF PAULA GARRANCHAN, FAITH ROBINDON, ANWAR TAYLOR, AND TRINITI WADE

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 18-025 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the scholastic achievements of Paula Garranchan, Faith Robinson, Anwar Taylor, and Triniti Wade.

B-10 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 18-026 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MR. DEREK NEGRON OF CAROL CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL M-DCPS ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. STEVE GALLON III: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 18-026 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Mr. Derek Negron of Carol City Middle School for being named M-DCPS Assistant Principal of the Year.

B-11 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 18-028 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, REQUESTING EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION OF UNUSED FUNDS FROM COACH AARON FEIS GUARDIAN PROGRAM (withdrawn)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution 18-028 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, requesting the unused balance of funds from the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program be equitably distributed, based on each district’s proportionate share of the state’s total unweighted full-time equivalent student enrollment, to school districts who did not participate in the program for the sole purpose of hiring additional school resource officers and authorize the Superintendent's transmittal to appropriate outlets inclusive of the Governor, the Commissioner of Education, the State Board of Education, the State Legislature and other relevant stakeholders.

SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS

STUDENT PERFORMANCE

  • Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Senior High School Musical Theatre Group

AGENDA ITEMS ADDED/WITHDRAWN AFTER PUBLICATION OF THE AGENDA

DISCLOSURE OF VOTING CONFLICTS

CONSENT AGENDA

APPROVAL OF BID OPENING LISTS:

  • February 13, 2018

APPROVAL OF BOARD MINUTES:

  • March 21, 2018 School Board Meeting

B. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

  • Board Member Announcements *
  • Resolutions and Recognitions (11:00 a.m.)

(* ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE HEARD AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE “H” ITEMS)

SUPERINTENDENT’S SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS (11:00 A.M.)

A., C. THROUGH G. ADMINISTRATION'S NEW BUSINESS ITEMS AND SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY'S ITEMS

A. SUPERINTENDENT'S PRIORITY ITEMS (ITEMS WILL BE HEARD AT APPROXIMATELY 5:00 P.M.)

C. ACADEMICS, EVALUATION AND TECHNOLOGY

D. PERSONNEL SERVICES AND STUDENT AND SCHOOL SUPPORT

E. INNOVATION, GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS, AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT/FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

  • Proposed Board Member Initiatives
  • Board Member Discussion Issues/New Business

I. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

  • Correspondence, Reports and Other Information (Pre-Taped Items)

REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING SPEAKERS AND/OR SPEAKERS TO CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE HEARD IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE BOARD POLICY.

THE PUBLIC HEARING SHALL BEGIN NO LATER THAN APPROXIMATELY 6:30 P.M. THE CHAIR MAY BEGIN CALLING SPEAKERS WHO ARE PRESENT IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION OF THE REGULAR AGENDA. THE PUBLIC HEARING SHALL NOT CONCLUDE BEFORE 4:30 P.M., UNLESS ALL OF THE SPEAKERS SIGNED UP TO SPEAK ARE PRESENT AND HAVE BEEN GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEAK.

A. SUPERINTENDENT’S PRIORITY ITEMS

A-1 SUPERINTENDENT’S INFORMATIONAL REPORTS TO THE BOARD ON SELECTED TOPICS

  • National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) – 2017 Report Card
  • Excellence in Early Childhood Programs
  • 2017-2018 Office Employee of the Year
  • 2017-2018 Paraprofessional/School Support Personnel of the Year

B. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

  • Board Member Announcements *
  • Resolutions and Recognitions (11:00 a.m.)

(*ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE HEARD AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE “H” ITEMS)

C. ACADEMICS, EVALUATION AND TECHNOLOGY

D. PERSONNEL SERVICES AND STUDENT AND SCHOOL SUPPORT

D-20 REQUEST APPROVAL OF PERSONNEL ACTION LISTING OF INSTRUCTIONAL AND NON-INSTRUCTIONAL FROM FEBRUARY 23, 2018 THROUGH MARCH 22, 2018

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve the Personnel Action Listing 1106 for Instructional and Non-Instructional appointments, reassignments, leaves, separations, retirements and resignations from February 23, 2018 through March 22, 2018.

D-21 REQUEST APPROVAL OF APPOINTMENTS, LATERAL ASSIGNMENTS AND ADJUSTMENT OF COMPENSATION OF MANAGERIAL EXEMPT, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL PERSONNEL FOR 2017-2018

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the recommendation for appointments, lateral transfers to be effective April 26, 2018, or as soon thereafter as can be facilitated, with the exception of the effective dates as noted throughout the item and authorize compensation adjustments upon appointment and thereafter as stipulated in the agenda item.

D-22 REQUEST FOR

1. APPROVAL FOR THE CONTINUATION OF THE 2014-2019 MASTER PLAN FOR INSERVICE EDUCATION

2. AUTHORIZATION TO SUBMIT A RENEWAL OF THE M-DCPS ADD-ON ATHLETIC COACHING CERTIFICATION ENDORSEMENT PROGRAM

3. AUTHORIZATION TO ADD THE SCHOOLS OF EXCELLENCE COMPONENT TO THE DISTRICT MASTER PLAN FOR INSERVICE EDUCATION

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to submit the continuation of the 2014-2019 Miami-Dade County Public Schools Master Plan for Inservice Education to the Florida Department of Education as required by State Board Rule 6A-5.071 (FAC); renew the Add-on Athletic Coaching Certification Endorsement Program; and approve the addition of the Schools of Excellence component, #2-512-356.

D-23 INITIAL READING: PROMULGATE NEW POLICY 1130.02, SUCCESSION MANAGEMENT

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking proceedings in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act to initiate rulemaking proceedings to promulgate new Policy 1130.02, Succession Management.

D-55 DISCIPLINARY ACTION FOR EMPLOYEES

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the Superintendent’s recommendation for:

1. agreed upon disciplinary action; and

2. disciplinary action, pending the outcome of an administrative hearing or grievance/arbitration proceeding.

D-65 REQUEST SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL OF ONE NEW CHARTER SCHOOL APPLICATION, FOUR CHARTER SCHOOL CONTRACT AMENDMENTS, AND ONE CHARTER SCHOOL CONTRACT RENEWAL

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

1. Approve one new charter school application and authorize the Superintendent to negotiate a contract reflecting the contents of the application as approved by the School Board with Advanced Learning Charter School, Inc., d/b/a HIVE Preparatory School – Riverside K-8 (High Performing Replication of HIVE Preparatory Charter School, MSID 1014).

B. Approve four charter school contract amendments with:

1. Acting for All, Inc., d/b/a BridgePrep of Arts and Minds (B.A.A.M) (MSID 7022), to change the school’s name from BridgePrep Academy of Arts and Minds (B.A.A.M) to Academy of Arts and Minds commencing January 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2019;

2. Mater Academy, Inc., d/b/a Mater Grove Academy (MSID 5045), under Section 1002.331(2), F.S., High Performing Charter Schools, to modify the contract to reflect a 15 year term, beginning July 1, 2015, and ending June 30, 2030;

3. Somerset Academy, Inc., d/b/a Somerset Gables Academy (MSID 5008), under Section 1002.331(2), F.S., High Performing Charter Schools, to modify the contract to reflect a 15 year term, beginning July 1, 2009 and ending June 30, 2024; and,

4. International Studies Charter High School, Inc. d/b/a International Studies Charter Middle School (MSID 6045), under Section 1002.331(2), F.S., High Performing Charter Schools, to modify the contract to reflect a 15 year term, beginning July 1, 2009 and ending June 30, 2024.

C. Approve one charter school contract renewal with Miami Community Charter Middle School, Inc., d/b/a Miami Community Charter Middle School (MSID 6048), to renew the charter contract for a 5-year term commencing July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2023.

D-66 PROPOSED NAMING OF STATE SCHOOL M-1 (PROJECT NUMBER 01534700) LOCATED AT S.W. 167 AVENUE & S.W. 95 STREET, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33196

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the naming of State School M-1 (Project Number 1534700) located at S.W. 167 Avenue and 95 Street, Kendall Square K-8 Center.

D-67 INITIAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF BOARD POLICY, 5120, STUDENT SCHOOL ASSIGNMENT AND ATTENDANCE BOUNDARY COMMITTEE

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking proceedings in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act to amend Board Policy 5120, Student School Assignment and Attendance Boundary Committee.

D-68 2018 SUMMER SERVICES

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the proposed 2018 Summer Services.

D-69 DISMISSAL TIMES FOR THE LAST THREE DAYS OF SCHOOL (JUNE 5, 6, AND 7, 2018)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

1. approve dismissal times for the last three days of school (June 5, 6, and 7, 2018)

2. authorize the Superintendent to make any special adjustments necessary due to unique circumstances in particular schools.

E. INNOVATION, GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS, AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT/FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY

E-1 MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT FOR THE PERIOD ENDING FEBRUARY 2018

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Monthly Financial Report for the period ending February 2018.

E-51 FINAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO POLICY 5112, ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida adopt the proposed amendments to Board Policy 5112, Entrance Requirements and authorize the Superintendent to file the amended policy with the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective April 25, 2018.

E-141 AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-16-071-HR– RENTAL OF CAPS AND GOWNS (withdrawn)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

1. AWARD Invitation To Bid No. ITB-16-071-HR– RENTAL OF CAPS AND GOWNS, to establish a contract, for firm-fixed unit prices, for the Rental of Caps and Gowns for various Miami-Dade County Public School locations during the term of the bid, with an initial effective date of April 25, 2018 through April 24, 2020 and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida and the successful bidder, be extended for three (3) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:

HERFF JONES, LLC
4501 W 62nd STREET
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA 46268
OWNER/OPERATOR: JOHN M. NEWBY, PRESIDENT

Item 1a. Rental price of cap and gown, white 100% Dacron polyester. Price to include tassel of any color, based on individual school color, which student may retain if desired. Also to include souvenir cap that will be retained by student@ $12.75 per set.
Item 1b. Price per tassel to be deducted (credited) if student does not wish to retain same @ $3.50 per tassel.
Item 1c. Rental price of honor cord which shall not be retained by student@ $2.00 per honor cord.
Item 1d. Purchase price of honor cord which shall be retained by the student@ $4.50 per honor cord.
Item 1e. Purchase price of 2" diameter school emblem with medallion design of schools on a 30" colored grosgrain ribbon, which shall be retained by student@ $9.95 per emblem.

SUB-CONTRACTOR:
GRADUATE SERVICES MIAMI, INC.
7640 NW 25TH STREET, UNIT 107
MIAMI, FL 33122
OWNER/OPERATOR: EDWARD JONES, VICE PRESIDENT

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase, up to the total estimated amount of $700,000 for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $350,000 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period(s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

E-143 AWARD REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-17-006-CH – SCHOOL WRAPAROUND SERVICES – SCHOOLS OF HOPE

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

1. AWARD Request for Proposal No. RFP-17-006-CH – School Wraparound Services – Schools of Hope is to select preapproved vendors to provide educational and wraparound services/ programs, in conjunction with grant requirements, with an initial effective date of April 25, 2018 through April 24, 2019, and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and the successful bidder, be extended for two (2) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:

a. BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF MIAMI, INC.
550 NW 42ND AVENUE
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33126

OWNER/OFFICER: GAIL S. NELSON, PRESIDENT/CEO

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR: Carol City Senior High School
West Homestead K-8 Center

b. CONCERNED AFRICAN WOMEN, INC.
1505 NW 167TH STREET, SUITE 101
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33169

OWNER/OFFICER: CAROLYN NESBITT, CEO

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR: Carol City Senior High School

c. CODE FEVER MIAMI INC.
429 LENOX AVENUE
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA 33139
OWNER/OFFICER: FELICIA HATCHER, PRESIDENT

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR: All identified schools

d. COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS OF MIAMI, INC.
12485 SW 137TH AVENUE, SUITE 109
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33186

OWNER/OFFICER: ELYSSA LINARES, PRESIDENT

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR: All identified schools

e. THE EMBRACE GIRLS FOUNDATION, INC.
18520 NW 67TH AVENUE, SUITE #340
HIALEAH GARDENS, FLORIDA 33015
OWNER/OFFICER: VELMA R. LAWRENCE, CEO

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR: All identified schools

f. GANG ALTERNATIVE, INC.
12000 BISCAYNE BOULEVARD, SUITE 402
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33181

OWNER/OFFICER: MICHAEL J. NOZILE, CEO

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR: Carol City Senior High School
Homestead Middle School
Lorah Park Elementary School
Toussaint L’Overture Elementary School

g. GUITARS OVER GUNS ORGANIZATION, INC.
169 EAST FLAGLER STREET, SUITE 1134
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33131

OWNER/OFFICER: ROBERT BERNSTEIN, CHAIRMAN

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR: Carol City Senior High School

h. INVO HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATES, LLC
1780 KENDARBREN DRIVE
JAMISON, PENNSYLVANIA 18929
OWNER/OFFICER: JASON T. RALPH, COO

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR: All identified schools

i. OPA-LOCKA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, INC.
490 OPA-LOCKA BOULEVARD, SUITE 20
OPA LOCKA, FLORIDA 33054

OWNER/OFFICER: WILLIE LOGAN, PRESIDENT

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR: Carol City Senior High School

j. OVERTOWN YOUTH CENTER, INC.
450 NW 14TH STREET
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33136
OWNER/OFFICER: TINA BROWN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR: Toussaint L’Overture Elementary School

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase, up to the total estimated amount of $75,000 per school depending on the grant awarded amount, for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $75,000 per school depending on the grant awarded amount for each subsequent one (1) year extension period(s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

E-144 FINAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO POLICY 6320, PURCHASING

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida adopt the proposed amendments to Board Policy 6320, Purchasing and authorize the Superintendent to file the amended policy with the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective April 25, 2018.

E-201 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT A DONATION FOR ONE PROGRAM FROM A FUNDING SOURCE AND ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH THE AGENCY PRESCRIBED

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

1. accept one donation from:

a. University of Florida for in-kind support under Enhancing School Safety Officers’ Effectiveness through Online Professional and Job Embedded Coaching, in the approximate amount of $136,000, for the grant period of January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2020;

2. enter into a contractual service agreement with the agency prescribed in the grant, with whom the School Board must contract, pursuant to Board Policy 6320 – Purchase Approval and Competitive; Bidding Process Requirements; and

3. extend this program and contractual agreement as authorized through official notification from the granting agency in order to complete the goals of the program.

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION

F-1 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO:

1) FINALIZE NEGOTIATIONS AND EXECUTE A NON-EXCLUSIVE USE AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”) WITH THE VILLAGE OF PALMETTO BAY (“VILLAGE”) FOR THE CONTINUED USE OF BASEBALL FACILITIES AT CORAL REEF PARK, LOCATED AT 7895 S.W. 152 STREET, PALMETTO BAY, FLORIDA 33157, BY MIAMI PALMETTO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL; AND

2) EXECUTE ANY AMENDMENTS TO THE AGREEMENT WITHIN THE AUTHORITY GRANTED TO THE SUPERINTENDENT BY THE BOARD IN THE AGREEMENT, AND TO GRANT OR DENY ALL APPROVALS REQUIRED UNDER THE AGREEMENT, INCLUDING AMENDING THE EXHIBITS TO THE AGREEMENT, RENEWING, EXTENDING, CANCELLING OR TERMINATING THE AGREEMENT, AUTHORIZING CONSTRUCTION OF RECREATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS BY THE BOARD, AND PLACING THE VILLAGE IN DEFAULT, AS APPLICABLE

RECOMMENDED: That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

1) finalize negotiations and execute a Non-Exclusive Use Agreement (“Agreement”) with the Village of Palmetto Bay (“Village”) for the continued use of the baseball facilities at Coral Reef Park, located at 7895 S.W. 152 Street, Palmetto Bay, Florida, 33157, by Miami Palmetto Senior High School, under, substantially, the terms and conditions noted in the agenda item; and

2) execute any amendments to the Agreement within the authority granted to the Superintendent by the Board in the Agreement, and to grant or deny all approvals required under the Agreement, including amending the exhibits to the Agreement, renewing, extending, cancelling or terminating the Agreement, authorizing construction of recreational improvements by the Board, and placing the Village in default, as applicable.

F-2 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO:

1) FINALIZE NEGOTIATIONS AND EXECUTE A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH EVERGLADES COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, INC. (“ECA”), A NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION, LOCATED AT 38000 S.W. 193 AVENUE, FLORIDA CITY, FLORIDA 33034, FOR USE OF CLASSROOM SPACE BY THE MIGRANT EDUCATION PROGRAM; AND

2) EXECUTE ANY AMENDMENTS TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT WITHIN THE AUTHORITY GRANTED TO THE SUPERINTENDENT BY THE BOARD IN THE LEASE AGREEMENT, AND TO GRANT OR DENY ALL APPROVALS REQUIRED UNDER THE LEASE AGREEMENT, INCLUDING AUTHORIZING CONSTRUCTION BY THE BOARD WITHIN THE LEASED SPACE, RENEWING, EXTENDING, CANCELLING OR TERMINATING THE LEASE AGREEMENT, AND PLACING ECA IN DEFAULT, AS MAY BE APPLICABLE

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

1. finalize negotiations and execute a Lease Agreement with Everglades Community Association, Inc. (“ECA”), a not-for-profit corporation, located at 38000 S.W. 193 Avenue, Florida City, Florida, 33034, for use of classroom space by the Migrant Education Program, under, substantially, the terms and conditions noted in the agenda item; and

2. execute any amendments to the Lease Agreement within the authority granted to the Superintendent by the Board in the Lease Agreement, and to grant or deny all approvals required under the Lease Agreement, including authorizing construction by the Board within the leased space, renewing, extending, canceling or terminating the Lease Agreement, and placing ECA in default, as may be applicable.

F-3 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO:

1. FINALIZE NEGOTIATIONS AND EXECUTE A SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”) WITH NORTHSIDE CENTRE, LLC (“CENTRE”) FOR USE OF RETAIL/OFFICE SPACE, LOCATED AT 7900 N.W. 27 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA, FOR THE OPERATION OF A TITLE I NEIGHBORHOOD RESOURCE CENTER; AND

2. EXECUTE ANY AMENDMENTS TO THE AGREEMENT WITHIN THE AUTHORITY GRANTED TO THE SUPERINTENDENT BY THE BOARD IN THE AGREEMENT, AND TO GRANT OR DENY ALL APPROVALS REQUIRED UNDER THE AGREEMENT, INCLUDING AUTHORIZING CONSTRUCTION WITHIN THE DEMISED PREMISES, AMENDING THE EXHIBITS TO THE AGREEMENT, CANCELLING OR TERMINATING THE AGREEMENT, AND PLACING THE CENTRE IN DEFAULT, AS MAY BE APPLICABLE

RECOMMENDED: That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

1. initialize negotiations and execute a Second Amendment to the Lease Agreement (“Agreement”) with Northside Centre, LLC (“Centre”) for use of retail/office space, located at 7900 N.W. 27 Avenue, Miami, Florida, for the operation of a Title I Neighborhood Resource Center, under, substantially, the terms and conditions noted in the agenda item; and

2. execute any amendments to the Agreement within the authority granted to the Superintendent by the Board in the Agreement, and to grant or deny all approvals required under the Agreement, including authorizing construction within the Demised Premises, amending the exhibits to the Agreement, cancelling or terminating the Agreement, and placing the Centre in default, as may be applicable.

F-4 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO:

1. EXECUTE AN AMENDMENT TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT WITH CHAPMAN PARTNERSHIP, INC. (“CHAPMAN”), TO EXTEND THE TERM FOR USE BY CHAPMAN OF BOARD-OWNED LAND, LOCATED AT 1550 AND 1527 NORTH MIAMI AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33136, TO MAY 4, 2044, TO OPERATE PROGRAMS SERVING THE HOMELESS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY; AND

2. EXECUTE AMENDMENTS TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT WITHIN THE AUTHORITY GRANTED TO THE SUPERINTENDENT BY THE BOARD IN THE LEASE AGREEMENT; AND

3. GRANT OR DENY ALL APPROVALS REQUIRED UNDER THE LEASE AGREEMENT, INCLUDING CANCELLING OR TERMINATING THE LEASE AGREEMENT, AND PLACING CHAPMAN IN DEFAULT, AS MAY BE APPLICABLE

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

1) execute an amendment to the Lease Agreement with Chapman Partnership, Inc. (“Chapman”), to extend the term for use by Chapman of Board-owned land, located at 1550 and 1527 North Miami Avenue, Miami, Florida 33136, to May 4, 2044, to operate programs serving the homeless of Miami-Dade County, under, substantially, the terms and conditions noted in the agenda item;

2) execute amendments to the Lease Agreement within the authority granted to the Superintendent by the Board in the Lease Agreement; and

3) grant or deny all approvals required under the Lease Agreement, including cancelling or terminating the Lease Agreement, and placing Chapman in default, as may be applicable.

F-6 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO:

1) FINALIZE NEGOTIATIONS AND EXECUTE AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT (“ILA”) BETWEEN THE SCHOOL BOARD AND THE CITY OF NORTH MIAMI (“CITY”) FOR THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND JOINT FUNDING OF RECREATIONAL FACILITIES TO BE CONSTRUCTED BY THE CITY ON BOARD-OWNED LAND;

2) EXECUTE ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS THAT MAY BE REQUIRED TO FACILITATE CONSTRUCTION OF THE RECREATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS, INCLUDING AN ESCROW AGREEMENT; AND

3) GRANT OR DENY ALL APPROVALS REQUIRED UNDER THE ILA, INCLUDING MODIFYING THE EXHIBITS UNDER THE ILA, FINALIZING PROJECT SCOPE AND TIMELINE, CANCELLING OR TERMINATING THE ILA, AND PLACING THE CITY IN DEFAULT, AS MAY BE APPLICABLE

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

1. finalize negotiations and execute an Interlocal Agreement (“ILA”) between the School Board and the City of North Miami (“City”) for the design, construction and joint funding of recreational facilities to be constructed by the City on Board-owned land;

2. execute any other documents that may be required to facilitate construction of the recreational improvements, including an Escrow Agreement; and

3. grant or deny all approvals required under the ILA, including modifying the exhibits under the ILA, finalizing project scope and timeline, canceling or terminating the ILA, and placing the City in default, as may be applicable.

F-8 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO:

1. EXECUTE A PUBLIC SCHOOL CONCURRENCY PROPORTIONATE SHARE MITIGATION DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BY AND AMONG CORAL BAY COVE, LLC, A FLORIDA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (THE “APPLICANT”), THE SCHOOL BOARD, AND MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, IN CONNECTION WITH A 224-UNIT RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT LOCATED AT 14201 S.W. 260 DRIVE, UNINCORPORATED MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, PROVIDING FOR MONETARY PROPORTIONATE SHARE MITIGATION PURSUANT TO THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITY PLANNING BETWEEN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY AND MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS; AND

2. EXECUTE ANY OTHER DOCUMENTATION THAT MAY BE REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AGREEMENT; AND

3. GRANT OR DENY ANY APPROVALS REQUIRED UNDER THE AGREEMENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ISSUANCE OF REPORTS AND RELEASES, AND PLACING THE APPLICANT IN DEFAULT, AS MAY BE APPLICABLE

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

1. execute a Public School Concurrency Proportionate Share Mitigation Development Agreement by and among Coral Bay Cove, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company (the “Applicant”), the School Board, and Miami-Dade County, in connection with a 224-unit residential development located at 14201 S.W. 260 Drive, Unincorporated Miami-Dade County, providing for monetary proportionate share mitigation pursuant to the Interlocal Agreement For Public School Facility Planning Between Miami-Dade County and Miami-Dade County Public Schools;

2. execute any other documentation that may be required to effectuate implementation of the Agreement; and

3. grant or deny any approvals required under the Agreement, including, without limitation, issuance of Reports and Releases, and placing the Applicant in default, as may be applicable.

F-9 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO:

1. EXECUTE A PUBLIC SCHOOL CONCURRENCY PROPORTIONATE SHARE MITIGATION DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BY AND AMONG 17550 COLLINS AVENUE, LLC, A FLORIDA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (THE “APPLICANT”), THE SCHOOL BOARD, AND CITY OF SUNNY ISLES BEACH, IN CONNECTION WITH A 61-UNIT RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT KNOWN AS AURORA, LOCATED AT 17550 COLLINS AVENUE, CITY OF SUNNY ISLES BEACH, PROVIDING FOR MONETARY PROPORTIONATE SHARE MITIGATION PURSUANT TO THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITY PLANNING IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY;

2. EXECUTE ANY OTHER DOCUMENTATION THAT MAY BE REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AGREEMENT; AND

3. GRANT OR DENY ANY APPROVALS REQUIRED UNDER THE AGREEMENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ISSUANCE OF REPORTS AND RELEASES, AND PLACING THE APPLICANT IN DEFAULT, AS MAY BE APPLICABLE

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

execute a Public School Concurrency Proportionate Share Mitigation Development Agreement by and among 17550 Collins Avenue, LLC, a Florida limited liability company (the “Applicant”), the School Board, and City of Sunny Isles Beach, in connection with a 61-unit residential development known as Aurora, located at 17550 Collins Avenue, City of Sunny Isles Beach, providing for monetary proportionate share mitigation pursuant to the Interlocal Agreement For Public School Facility Planning in Miami-Dade County;

2. execute any other documentation that may be required to effectuate implementation of the Agreement; and

3. grant or deny any approvals required under the Agreement, including, without limitation, issuance of Reports and Releases, and placing the Applicant in default, as may be applicable.

F-26 COMMISSIONING OF RODRIGUEZ ARCHITECTS, INC., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD (A/E), FOR PART 2 (FULL A/E) SERVICES FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AT PINECREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 10250 S.W. 57 AVENUE, PINECREST, FLORIDA 33156, PROJECT NUMBER 01530100

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Rodriguez Architects, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record (A/E), for Part 2 (Full A/E) services for Renovations at Pinecrest Elementary School, located at 10250 S.W. 57 Avenue, Pinecrest, Florida 33156, Project Number 01530100, as follows:

1) A lump sum fee of $207,000 for Part 2 services; and

2) Project scope and all terms and conditions as set forth in the Agreement and the body of the agenda item.

F-27 COMMISSIONING OF ZYSCOVICH, INC., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD FOR NEW K-8 CENTER - PHASE I GRADES K-5 (A REUSE OF STATE SCHOOL “M-1”) LOCATED AT N.W. 102 AVENUE AND N.W. 78 STREET, DORAL, FLORIDA 33196, PROJECT NUMBER 01845900

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Zyscovich, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record for New K-8 Center - Phase I Grades K-5 (a reuse of State School “M-1”) located at N.W. 102 Avenue and N.W. 78 Street, Doral, Florida 33196, Project Number 01845900, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $440,000 for A/E Basic Services; and

2) supporting services and fees, project scope and all terms and conditions as set forth in the Agreement and the body of the agenda item.

F-28 REJECT ALL PROPOSALS RECEIVED IN RESPONSE TO REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS #161 FOR THE SELECTION OF SPECIAL PROJECTS CONSULTANTS FOR MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR PROJECTS UP TO $2 MILLION EACH

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, reject all proposals received in response to Request for Qualifications #161 for the selection of Special Projects Consultants to provide mechanical, electrical and structural engineering services for projects up to $2 million each.

F-40 CHANGE ORDER CONFIRMATION OR APPROVAL

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, confirm or approve:

B-1. Change Order Number 3 on Project Number 01339200, General Obligation Bond funded partial replacement/renovations, Cutler Bay Middle School for an additional cost of $5,135.69.

B-2. Final Change Order Number 1 on Project Number 01434000, General Obligation Bond funded renovations, Jesse J. McCrary, Jr. Elementary School for a credit of $1,557.80.

B-3. Change Order Number 1 on Project Number 01434400, General Obligation Bond funded renovation, Kenwood K-8 Center for an additional cost of $881,341.00.

B-4. Final Change Order Number 1 on Project Number 01339300, General Obligation Bond funded renovations, Miami Sunset Senior High School for a credit of $161,340.08.

B-5. Change Order Number 2 on Project Number 01534700, General Obligation Bond New K-8 Center School, located at S.W. 167 Avenue And S.W 95 Street, Miami, Florida 33196 for an additional cost of $3,207.70.

F-60 FINAL READING: ADOPT PROPOSED NEW POLICY 8420.01, SEVERE WEATHER EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND PREPAREDNESS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida adopt the proposed new Policy 8420.01 Severe Weather Emergency Management and Preparedness and authorize the Superintendent to file the new Policy with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective April 25, 2018.

F-80 AUTHORIZATION TO APPROVE THE PREQUALIFICATION OF CONTRACTORS FOR EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve three (3) delineated applications for contractor prequalification for a period of one (1) year.

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

G-1 FINAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO POLICIES 9140, CITIZENS’ ADVISORY COMMITTEES; 6840, AUDIT AND BUDGET ADVISORY COMMITTEE; AND BYLAW 0165.1, AGENDAS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt the proposed amendments to Board Policies 9140, Citizens’ Advisory Committees; 6840, Audit and Budget Advisory Committee; and Bylaw 0165.1, Agendas, and file the amended Policies and Bylaw with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective April 25, 2018.

G-2 FINAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO POLICIES 2431, INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS; 5200, ATTENDANCE; AND 8340, LETTERS OF REFERENCE

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt the proposed amendments to Board Policies 2431, Interscholastic Athletics; 5200, Attendance; and 8340, Letters of Reference, and authorize the Superintendent to file the amended policies with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective April 25, 2018.

G-3 FINAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO POLICIES 2111, PARENT INVOLVEMENT – A HOME-SCHOOL-DISTRICT PARTNERSHIP; 2261, TITLE I SERVICES; 2271, DUAL ENROLLMENT PROGRAMS; 2370.01, VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION; 2510, INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND RESOURCES; AND TO REPEAL AND REPLACE 5111.01, HOMELESS STUDENTS, AND TO REQUEST APPROVAL OF REVISIONS TO INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS DEPARTMENT PROCEDURES MANUAL

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

(1) adopt the proposed amendments to Board Policies 2111, Parent Involvement – A Home-School-District Partnership; 2261, Title I Services; 2271, Dual Enrollment Programs; 2370.01, Virtual Instruction; 2510, Instructional Materials and Resources and to Repeal and Replace 5111.01, Homeless Students, and authorize the Superintendent to file the amended policies with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective April 25, 2018; and

(2) approve the proposed revisions to the Instructional Materials Department Procedures Manual.

G-4 FINAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO BYLAW 0156, LEGAL COUNSEL; POLICY 6835, OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND COMPLIANCE AUDITS; AND BYLAW 0165, PUBLIC MEETINGS

RECOMMENDED: The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt the proposed amendments to Bylaw 0156, Legal Counsel; Policy 6835, Office of Management and Compliance Audits; and Bylaw 0165, Public Meetings, and authorize the Superintendent to file the amended Bylaws and Policy with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective April 25, 2018.

G-5 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD v. RODOLFO LEAL, DOAH Case No. 17-1827TTS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida adopt the Recommended Order of the Administrative Law Judge in its entirety as its Final Order in the case of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida v. Rodolfo Leal, DOAH Case No. 17-1827TTS, and terminating Respondent’s employment with the School Board.

G-6 INITIAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO POLICY 6840, AUDIT AND BUDGET ADVISORY COMMITTEE

RECOMMENDED: The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking proceedings in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act to initiate rulemaking proceedings to amend Board Policy 6840, Audit and Budget Advisory Committee.

G-7 SUBJECT: PROVISION OF LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR THE FOLLOWING MATTER: Robbin Times-Dudley v. Frank MacBride, in his individual capacity and Miami-Dade County Public Schools, U.S. District Court Case No. 18-cv-20659-MGC; Bernd Rind v. Frank Morris, Circuit Court Case No. 18-0006984

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the office of the School Board Attorney to provide or secure legal representation for the legal defense of the current School Board employees who are individually named as defendants in the cases of Robbin Times-Dudley v. Frank MacBride, in his individual capacity and Miami-Dade County Public Schools, U.S. District Court Case No. 18-cv-20659-MGC, and Bernd Rind v. Frank Morris, Circuit Court Case No. 18-0006984.

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

Proposed Board Member Initiatives

H-3 DRUG PREVENTION, E-CIGARETTES AND POLICY PROVISIONS

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to:

1. Review and evaluate the effectiveness of current drug prevention programs in the District: and determine if they should be updated or eliminated before the presentation of the 2018-19- budget; and,

2. Accumulate and evaluate data gathered by the District’s research department to see if there are more effective drug prevention methods and programs that M-DCPS should implement before finalizing the 2018-19-budget; and,

3. Consider when hiring additional counselors whether the District has enough counselors with expertise in substance abuse and addiction: and,

4. Determine whether any revision or recommendation is necessary to current policies due to the increased use of the latest smoking alternative, the Juul product; and;

5. Provide a response before the presentation of the budget for 2018-19-school year.

H-4 SEA LEVEL RISE, ACADEMIC PROGRAMMING AND CONSTRUCTION DESIGN

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to:

1. Consider new academic programs as it pertains to the return of rising sea levels; and,

2. Review construction designs to accommodate for the projected changes to Florida’s landscape; and,

3. Provide a response on or before the July 2018 School Board meeting.

H-5 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF APRIL 16-20, 2018, AS THE WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY LUBBY NAVARRO: That The School Board of Miami Dade County, Florida Endorse The Week of the Young Child, on April 16-20, 2018.

H-6 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF THE MONTH OF MAY 2018 AS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH AND MAY 10, 2018 AS NATIONAL CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (M-DCPS) (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse the month of May 2018 as Mental Health Awareness Month and May 10, 2018 as National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

H-7 PROCESS FOR EXPEDITING TIME SENSITIVE MEDIA RELEASES (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, requests the Superintendent to create a process for the distribution of time sensitive media releases and report back to the Board no later than May 16, 2018.

H-8 TEACHER COMPENSATION

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

1. include in the upcoming workshops approved by the Board the strategies outlined in this agenda item and/or those presented and discussed by Board Members at its meeting of April 25, 2018; and

2. continue to ensure that teacher compensation is a priority, as safety and security, for the 2018-2019 school year.

H-9 ENDORSEMENT OF MAY 2018 AS BILINGUAL LITERACY MONTH (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: that The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida endorse the month of May as Bilingual Literacy Month in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

H-10 PARTNERSHIP WITH MIAMI-DADE COUNTY TO PROMOTE SOUTH FLORIDA COMMUTER SERVICES SCHOOLPOOL PROGRAM (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, request the Superintendent to:

(a) Seek a partnership with Miami-Dade County to jointly market and promote participation in the Florida Department of Transportation’s SchoolPool Program;

(b) Examine additional opportunities to encourage Miami-Dade County residents to carpool to and from schools; and

(c) Provide a report to the Board by June 20, 2018.

H-11 ENDORSEMENT COMMEMORATING THE 116th ANNIVERSARY OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF CUBA - MAY 20, 2018 (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse the Cuban-American community as it commemorates May 20, 2018 as the 116th anniversary of the Independence of Cuba from Spain.

H-12 REQUEST THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA REASSIGN THE OFFICE MANAGER AND THEIR STAFF TO REPORT TO THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, reassign the School Board Office Manager and support staff assigned to that office to report directly to the School Board of Miami-Dade County and to support all Board members in fulfilling their responsibilities and conducting School Board business.

H-13 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZE AND OBSERVE MAY 2018 AS HAITIAN HERITAGE MONTH AND AUTHORIZING ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS TO FOSTER RELATED ACTIVITIES (revised)

ACTION PROPOESED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, observe the month of May 2018 as Haitian Heritage Month.

H-14 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF MAY 8, 2018 AS NATIONAL TEACHER DAY IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY chair PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: that The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve endorsement of May 8, 2018 as National Teacher Day in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

H-15 ANNUAL PERFORMANCE PLANNING, ASSESSMENT, AND EVALUATION

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. STEVE GALLON III: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida implements provisions outlined in applicable Board Policy, Florida state statutes, existing Employment Agreements, and/or the current organizational structure of the District as they pertain to the assessments and annual evaluation of the School Board Attorney, Chief Auditor, and Superintendent, and direct the School Board Attorney, Chief Auditor, and Superintendent to:

1. Meet individually with individual Board members to discuss Board Relationships and to discuss any inadequacies in such relationships perceived by the Board member, and to advise of those areas of the job performance deserving of commendation and accolades, as well as set goals and objectives for each subsequent year;

2. Develop and submit to each Board member an evaluation format and evaluation form to be used and/or amended in the annual evaluation for review, feedback, and mutual agreement, and consolidate into final format and form;

3. Submit to the Board, not later than thirty (30) days prior to June 1, a written self-assessment of performance in meeting the established goals and objectives and total performance; and

4. Implement the aforementioned process for annual evaluation, as stipulated in the Employment Agreement no later than June 30, 2018, and for each subsequent year through the term of the existing, amended, and/or extended Employment Agreement, notwithstanding the removal of any of the abovementioned terms being modified and/or removed.

H-17 PROVIDING A SAFE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR STUDENTS, TEACHERS, AND STAFF

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

1. in light of recent statutory revisions to existing laws by the Florida legislature, review current Board policies and state statutes and report back to the Board with any necessary policy revisions or amendments to ensure that the prohibition of weapons on school grounds by any employee, except School Police remains inviolate; and

2. request that any funds received by the District through the Feis Guardian Program be allocated for the training and hiring of additional school resource officers, school safety officers, and/or other certified law enforcement personnel.

H-18 AGENDA ITEMS AND ESTIMATED COSTS

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to:

1.Prepare and submit an agenda for each board meeting that includes in the recommendation of all agenda items estimated costs and staff time needed for implementation; and

2. Begin implementing the inclusion of estimated costs and staff time in all agenda items at the start of the 2018-19 fiscal year.

H-19 AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS TO REVIEW CURRENT SCHOOL CAMPUS SIGNAGE PLANS

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to review current school campus signage plans and the implementation of security cameras and report back to the Board by August 15, 2018.

H-21 AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS TO SCHEDULE A SCHOOL BOARD FORUM WITH THE DADE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION TO PRESENT AND DISCUSS MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (M-DCPS) ACHIEVEMENTS, POLICIES, AND FUNDING NEEDS

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent of Schools to schedule a School Board Forum with the Dade Legislative Delegation to present and discuss Miami-Dade County Public Schools achievements, policies, and funding needs, within the next three months, if at all possible.

H-22 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 18-028 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, REQUESTING EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION OF UNUSED FUNDS FROM COACH AARON FEIS GUARDIAN PROGRAM (good cause)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution 18-028 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, requesting the unused balance of funds from the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program be equitably distributed, based on each district’s proportionate share of the state’s total unweighted full-time equivalent student enrollment, to school districts who did not participate in the program for the sole purpose of hiring additional school resource and safety officers and authorize the Superintendent's transmittal to appropriate outlets inclusive of the Governor, the Commissioner of Education, the State Board of Education, the State Legislature and other relevant stakeholders.

Board Member Discussion Issues/New Business

I. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

I-1 CORRESPONDENCE, REPORTS, AND OTHER INFORMATION

Individual Board members may present correspondence addressed to them, reports from various committees on which they serve as School Board Liaison and other education-related information of interest to the public. This item is pre-taped and will be aired upon conclusion of the Board meeting.

ADJOURNMENT

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