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

OFFICIAL AGENDA

MARCH 18, 2015 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 158, Miami, Florida 33132, NO LATER THAN 4:30 P.M., MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2015.

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.

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.

H-3 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-022 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE OF THE VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST TO BE APRIL 12 THROUGH APRIL 19, 2015 INCLUDING THE DAY OF REMEMBRANCE KNOWN AS YOM HASHOAH, APRIL 16, 2015, TO BE OBSERVED IN ALL OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY’S PUBLIC SCHOOLS

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-022 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust to be April 12 through April 19, 2015 including the Day of Remembrance known as Yom Hashoah, April 16, 2015, to be observed in all of Miami-Dade County’s public schools.

H-7 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-016 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROCLAIMING APRIL 2015 AS CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT PREVENTION MONTH IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-016 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, proclaiming April 2015 as Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

H-9 SCHOOL BOARD RECOGNITION OF THE 2014 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 2014 WalkSafe Statewide Poster Contest.

H-10 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING LEADERSHIP MIAMI

H-11 Request approval of resolution NO. 15-019 OF the school board of miami-dade county, florida recognizing the Francisco R. Walker Teacher of the year and rookie teacher of the year (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-019 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the Francisco R. Walker Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year.

H-12 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING IRA D. HALL FOR HIS SUPPORT OF INCREASING STUDENTS KNOWLEDGE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

H-13 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING RADIO CARACOL FOR SPONSORING PREMIOS COPA DORADA

H-15 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING DR. ROSA JONES

H-16 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MS. VALERIE RILES

H-17 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-025 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA RECOGNIZING RUTH A. KARP

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-025 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Ruth A. Karp for her contributions.

STUDENT PERFORMANCE

  • Madie Ives Elementary School Music Students
  • South Miami K-8 Center Music Students

AGENDA ITEMS ADDED/WITHDRAWN AFTER PUBLICATION OF THE AGENDA

DISCLOSURE OF VOTING CONFLICTS

CONSENT AGENDA

APPROVAL OF BID OPENING LISTS:

  • February 3 and 24, 2015

APPROVAL OF BOARD MINUTES:

  • February 11, 2015 School Board Meeting

BOARD MEMBER RESOLUTIONS AND RECOGNITIONS (11:00 A.M.)

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

B. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS (ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE HEARD AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE “H” ITEMS)

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. INSTRUCTIONAL EXCELLENCE AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

D. SCHOOL SUPPORT ACCOUNTABILITY

E. INNOVATION, EFFICIENCY AND GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION REFORM

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

  • Resolutions and Recognitions (11:00 a.m.)
  • 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

  • The Miami City Ballet

B. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS

C. ACADEMICS, EVALUATION AND TECHNOLOGY

D. PERSONNEL SERVICES AND STUDENT AND SCHOOL SUPPORT

D-20 PERSONNEL ACTION LISTING OF INSTRUCTIONAL AND NON-INSTRUCTIONAL APPOINTMENTS, REASSIGNMENTS, LEAVES AND SEPARATIONS: JANUARY 16, 2015 – FEBRUARY 12, 2015

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the instructional and non-instructional appointments, reassignments, leaves and separations as included in Personnel Action Listing 1069.

D-21 APPOINTMENTS AND LATERAL ASSIGNMENTS OF MANAGERIAL EXEMPT, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL PERSONNEL FOR 2014-2015

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the recommendations as set forth above for appointments and lateral transfers to be effective March 19, 2015, or as soon thereafter as can be facilitated, with the exception of the effective dates as noted throughout the agenda item.

D-22 CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS TO INDIVIDUAL SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, contractually employ Ms. Maloy Castro Morales effective February 19, 2015 and Ms. Fanny Fiero effective March 2, 2015 as Administrative Assistants to Board Member to Ms. Lubby Navarro.

D-23 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO A COLLABORATIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND TEACH FOR AMERICA, INC. FOR THE TEACH FOR AMERICA PROGRAM FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR WITH ANNUAL RENEWALS FOR THE 2016-2017 AND 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEARS

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

1. Extend the exception previously granted to Teach For America, Inc., for specific expertise in field, in accordance with School Board Policy 6320 and under the Board’s authority to make further exceptions on a case-by-case basis;

2. Enter into a contractual agreement between Miami-Dade County Public Schools and Teach For America, Inc., for the 2015-2016 school year not to exceed $765,000;

3. Renew this contractual agreement annually for up to two additional years, at a cost not to exceed:

a. $680,000 for the 2016-2017 school year;

b. $680,000 for the 2017-2018 school year; and

4. Negotiate and present to the Board, for approval at a subsequent meeting, a lease agreement to provide District space to Teach For America, Inc., under mutually agreeable terms and conditions for the duration of the contract.

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 THREE NEW CHARTER SCHOOL CONTRACTS AND TWO AMENDED CHARTER SCHOOL CONTRACT

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

1. Approve three (3) new charter contracts with:

a. AcadeMir Charter Schools, Inc., on behalf of AcadeMir Preparatory Academy, for a term of five years, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2020, under Section 1002.331(3), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools; and

b. Sports Leadership and Management Foundation, Inc., on behalf of:

i. Sports Leadership and Management (SLAM) High School – North Campus, (i.) for a term of five years; (ii.) to share a permanent facility located at 18300 N.W. 89th Avenue, Hialeah, Florida 33018; Folio Nos. 30-2009-001-0140 & 30-2009-001-0150, with Mater Academy West and Sports Leadership and Management (SLAM) Middle School – North Campus, commencing with the 2016-2017 school year and ending on June 30, 2021;

ii. Sports Leadership and Management (SLAM) Middle School – North Campus, (i.) for a term of five years; (ii.) to share a permanent facility located at 18300 N.W. 89th Avenue, Hialeah, Florida 33018; Folio Nos. 30-2009-001-0140 & 30-2009-001-0150, with Mater Academy West and Sports Leadership and Management (SLAM) High School – North Campus commencing with the 2016-2017 school year and ending on June 30, 2021.

2. Approve two (2) amended charter school contracts with:

a. Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School, Inc., on behalf of Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School, to increase enrollment from 360 students to a maximum of 378 students in its first year of operation of its charter school contract, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year, and ending on June 30, 2016; and

b. Mater Academy, Inc., on behalf of Mater Virtual Academy Charter Middle/High, to change the administrative office address to conduct business at Mater Lakes Middle/High School, located at 17300 N.W. 87th Avenue, Hialeah, Florida 33015, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2018.

3. Approve a Reduction-in-Force/Layoff as needed, only to the extent described in this item as Total Initial Loss, in accordance with School Board policies and applicable collective bargaining agreements.

D-66 PROPOSED RENAMING OF SKYWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, ZELDA GLAZER MIDDLE SCHOOL, CUTLER BAY ACADEMY OF ADVANCED STUDIES - CUTLER RIDGE CAMPUS AND CUTLER BAY ACADEMY OF ADVANCED STUDIES – CENTENNIAL CAMPUS

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

1. Skyway Elementary School to Dr. Frederica S. Wilson/Skyway Elementary School.

2. Zelda Glazer Middle School to Miami Arts Studio 6-12 @ Zelda Glazer.

3. Cutler Bay Academy of Advanced Studies - Cutler Ridge Campus to Cutler Bay Middle School.

4. Cutler Bay Academy of Advanced Studies - Centennial Campus to Cutler Bay Senior High School.

D-67 EXPULSION AND ASSIGNMENT OF STUDENTS TO ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL PROGRAM

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

1. expel the student specified in supplemental material SM-22 furnished under separate cover to School Board members, from the regular and adult programs of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and assigned to an alternative school/program for the maximum time permitted under law, which is the 2014-2015 school year, the 2015 summer session, and the 2015-2016 school year;

2. expel the student specified in supplemental material SM-31 furnished under separate cover to School Board members, from the regular and adult programs of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and assigned to an alternative school/program for the maximum time permitted under law, which is the 2014-2015 school year, the 2015 summer session, and the 2015-2016 school year;

3. provide educational services in an alternative school/program during the term of the expulsion; and

4. following the term of the expulsions, permit the students to be returned to regular school programs in Miami-Dade County Public Schools, if approved by School Operations.

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

E-1 MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT FOR THE PERIOD ENDING JANUARY 2015

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Monthly Financial Report for the period ending January 2015.

E-86 INTERNAL AUDIT REPORT – SELECTED SCHOOLS/CENTERS (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Internal Audit Report – Selected Schools/Centers.

E-87 REVIEW OF AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR 36 OF 126 CHARTER SCHOOLS AND TWO COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATIONS OPERATING DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2014

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Review of Audited Financial Statements for 36 of 126 Charter Schools and Two Community Based Organizations Operating During the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014.

E-88 STATE OF FLORIDA AUDITOR GENERAL REPORT NO. 2015-089 - MIAMI-DADE COUNTY DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD OPERATIONAL AUDIT (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the State of Florida Auditor General Report No. 2015-089 – Miami-Dade County District School Board Operational Audit.

E-89 AUDIT OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD (VAB) APPEALS PROCESS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Audit of Miami-Dade County Value Adjustment Board (VAB) Appeals Process.

E-141 REQUEST APPROVAL OF SUPPLEMENTAL AWARD ON TERM CONTRACTS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, APPROVE the supplemental award on the following contract, inasmuch as the estimated requirements, previously awarded by the Board, will be exceeded before the contract term expires.

Approve the supplemental award increase of $253,000 and amend the total contract award to $553,000, on Contract No. 009-LL08 – TRANSPORTATION FOR SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS, to purchase, at firm unit prices, transportation for special needs students from various locations within Miami-Dade County, during the term of the contract, effective January 12, 2015 through January 11, 2016. This supplemental award is necessary to facilitate the transportation of additional special needs students as the need arises. This supplemental amount requested is based on the next five (5) months anticipated usage.

Fund Source
0100 General

AMLOGCO, LLC
520 WEST DYER ROAD
SANTA ANA, CA 92707
OWNER: CRAIG PUCKETT, PRESIDENT

ORIGINAL AWARD AMOUNT $300,000
PREVIOUS SUPPLEMENTAL $30,510
THIS SUPPLEMENTAL $253,000

E-142 REJECT BID NO. 053-NN09 – INTERCOM, MASTER CLOCK AND PA SOUND SYSTEMS – TURNKEY INSTALL AND REPAIR

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, REJECT Bid No. 053-NN09 – INTERCOM, MASTER CLOCK AND PA SOUND SYSTEMS – TURNKEY INSTALL AND REPAIR, to permit rebidding, using revised specifications.

E-143 REJECT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-14-006-MT – ADVERTISING MANAGEMENT FIRM SERVICES

REJECT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-14-007-MT – BRANDING AND MARKETING CONSULTING SERVICES REJECT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-14-014-VF – STANDARDIZED ASSESSMENTS FOR K-3

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

1. reject Request For Proposals No. RFP-14-006-MT – ADVERTISING MANAGEMENT FIRM SERVICES, to permit rebidding at a later date, which may include revised specifications;

2. reject Request For Proposals No. RFP-14-007-MT – BRANDING AND MARKETING CONSULTING SERVICES, to permit rebidding at a later date, which may include revised specifications; and

3. reject Request For Proposals No. RFP-14-014-VF – STANDARDIZED ASSESSMENTS FOR K-3, to permit rebidding at a later date, which may include revised specifications.

E-146 AWARD REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-14-021-MT – TRAVEL AGENCY SERVICES

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AWARD Request For Proposals No. RFP-14-021-MT– TRAVEL AGENCY SERVICES, to provide qualified and experienced travel agency services for District staff and/or student travel event services, during the term of the RFP, effective March 18, 2015, through March 17, 2018, including the above-referenced contract options to renew for two (2) one year periods, as follows:

1. CLOSE UP FOUNDATION
1330 BRADDOCK PLACE, SUITE 400
ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314
OWNER/OFFICER: ERIC ADYDAN

2. BUSINESS TRAVEL ADVISORS
8095 N.W. 12 STREET, SUITE 316
DORAL, FLORIDA 33126
OWNER/OFFICER: SERGIO L. BARRERA

3. EF CULTURAL TRAVEL, LTD AND ITS AFFILIATE
EF INSTITUTE FOR CULTURAL EXCHANGE, INC.
8 EDUCATION STREET
CAMBRIDGE, MA 02141
OWNER/OFFICER: ALINA PUENTES

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION

F-1 AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO FINALIZE NEGOTIATIONS AND EXECUTE AGREEMENTS WITH FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY TO IMPLEMENT SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS AT JOHN A. FERGUSON AND MIAMI SPRINGS SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS, AT NO COST TO THE DISTRICT

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to finalize negotiations and execute Agreements with Florida Power & Light Company to implement Solar Photovoltaic demonstration projects at John A. Ferguson and Miami Springs Senior High Schools, at no cost to the District.

F-22 TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT FOR CONVENIENCE WITH PADRON CONSTRUCTION, INC., AS CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AT-RISK FIRM

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, terminate for convenience the Agreement with Padron Construction, Inc., as Construction Management at-Risk firm, pursuant to the conditions stipulated in the body of the Agenda item.

F-23 AUTHORIZATION TO REPLACE JOHNSON, AVEDANO, LOPEZ, RODRIGUEZ & WALEWSKI ENGINEERING GROUP, INC., AS THE MECHANICAL/ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING SUB-CONSULTANT WITH LOUIS J. AGUIRRE & ASSOCIATES, INC., IN THE AGREEMENT WITH ACAI ASSOCIATES, INC., AS ARCHITECTURAL/ ENGINEERING PROJECTS CONSULTANT FOR MISCELLANEOUS PROJECTS UP TO $2 MILLION EACH

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the replacement of Johnson, Avedano, Lopez, Rodriguez & Walewski Engineering Group, Inc., as the Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Sub-Consultant with Louis J. Aguirre & Associates, Inc., in the Agreement with ACAI & Associates, Inc., as Architectural/Engineering Projects Consultant (A/EPC) for Miscellaneous Projects up to $2 Million each.

F-60 REJECT BID NO. 064-PP09 – BARD AND MARVAIR AIR CONDITIONERS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, REJECT Bid No. 064-PP09 – BARD AND MARVAIR AIR CONDITIONERS, to permit rebidding, using revised specifications.

F-61 REJECT BID NO. 060-PP10 – SALE OF BOARD-OWNED PROPERTY LOCATED AT S.W. 74 AVENUE AND THEORETICAL S.W. 43 STREET

REJECT BID NO. 069-PP10 – SALE OF BOARD-OWNED PROPERTY LOCATED AT S.W. 157 AVENUE AND S.W. 45 STREET

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

1. Reject Bid No. 060-PP10 – SALE OF BOARD-OWNED PROPERTY LOCATED AT S.W. 74 AVENUE AND THEORETICAL S.W. 43 STREET, to permit rebidding, using revised specifications.

2. Reject Bid No. 069-PP10 – SALE OF BOARD-OWNED PROPERTY LOCATED AT S.W. 157 AVENUE AND S.W. 45 STREET, to permit rebidding, using revised specifications.

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

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve three (3) new applications for contractor prequalification.

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

Resolutions and Recognitions (11:00 a.m.)

Proposed Board Member Initiatives

H-3 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-022 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE OF THE VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST TO BE APRIL 12 THROUGH APRIL 19, 2015 INCLUDING THE DAY OF REMEMBRANCE KNOWN AS YOM HASHOAH, APRIL 16, 2015, TO BE OBSERVED IN ALL OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY’S PUBLIC SCHOOLS

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-022 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust to be April 12 through April 19, 2015 including the Day of Remembrance known as Yom Hashoah, April 16, 2015, to be observed in all of Miami-Dade County’s public schools.

H-4 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKERS

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to explore the implementation of a promotional campaign that raise awareness in our community about social work and personalize the contribution that M-DCPS social workers bring to our students and families.

H-5 UPDATE OF PROCEDURES AND POLICIES TO PERMIT STUDENT PAYMENTS ONLINE

ACTION PROPOSED BY VICE CHAIR DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent of Schools to initiate rulemaking proceedings, in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, amending applicable School Board Polices to permit students to pay for such products as school pictures, class rings, graduation announcements, and yearbooks online or through other electronic means.

H-7 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-016 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROCLAIMING APRIL 2015 AS CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT PREVENTION MONTH IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-016 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, proclaiming April 2015 as Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

H-8 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF APRIL 19-25, 2015 AS ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS WEEK AND APRIL22, 2015 AS ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS DAY

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the endorsement of April 19-25, 2015 as Administrative Professionals Week and April 22, 2015 as Administrative Professionals Day.

H-9 SCHOOL BOARD RECOGNITION OF THE 2014 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 2014 WalkSafe Statewide Poster Contest.

H-10 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING LEADERSHIP MIAMI

H-11 Request approval of resolution NO. 15-019 OF the school board of miami-dade county, florida recognizing the Francisco R. Walker Teacher of the year and rookie teacher of the year (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-019 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the Francisco R. Walker Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year.

H-12 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING IRA D. HALL FOR HIS SUPPORT OF INCREASING STUDENTS KNOWLEDGE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

H-13 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING RADIO CARACOL FOR SPONSORING PREMIOS COPA DORADA

H-14 JUVENILE DIABETES (TYPE 1) AWARENESS

ACTION PROPOSED BY LUBBY NAVARRO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, create an awareness plan with partnerships of community based organizations to inform students, parents, teachers, employees and our community about the symptoms of Juvenile Diabetes (Type 1).

H-15 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING DR. ROSA JONES

H-16 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MS. VALERIE RILES

H-17 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-025 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA RECOGNIZING RUTH A. KARP

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-025 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Ruth A. Karp for her contributions.

H-18 EXPLORE THE FEASIBILITY AND COST ASSOCIATED WITH IMPLEMENTING A MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND DATABASE FOR APPLICABLE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL DOCUMENTS AND/OR FORMS

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

(1) Determine the applicable documents and/or forms currently utilized by MDCPS that can be filled out and submitted online by students, parents, instructional and administrative staff, as well as by outside organizations and/or companies, including but not limited to, affiliating agreements and facility use agreements, which will allow for information to be properly centralized and cataloged;

(2) Explore the cost and feasibility of incorporating a centralized management system for documents and/or forms, including but not limited to, affiliating agreements an facility use agreements; and

(3) Explore whether an implementation program/plan needs to be created that will allow for the gradual increase of documents and/or forms that can be filled out and submitted online, including but not limited to, a timetable for completion, documents and/or forms to be included in each phase of the program/plan, and key data that will be capable of being retrieved.

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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AGENDA SECTIONS

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