Iowa ASCD Board Meeting - September 18, 2014

 

Agenda

Iowa ASCD Executive Board of Directors Meeting 

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Drake Room – Olmsted Building on Drake Campus

4:30 – 8:30 P.M.

with Light Supper Served at 4:00 P.M. and

set-up for conference following the meeting.

 

This agenda is also available on the Iowa ASCD website – upper right-hand corner of Home Page.

 

Location:    Drake Campus – Olmsted Building, Drake Room

Dress: Comfortable!

RSVP:  Regrets only to Lou Howell at LouHowell@mediacombb.net or 515.229.4781

Preparation for Meeting: 

  • Complete, if needed, any goal/event committee/team meetings no later than September 10, 2014.
  • Share Update for Committees/Events for which you are responsible.  Send Digital version to Lou Howell at LouHowell@mediacombb.net by September 15.
  • Review documents, including the draft of updated strategic plan, prior to the meeting.    You can access the digital versions at Iowa ASCD Home Page.
  • Bring an update on the goal/actions you set at the Summer Retreat

 

Directors:  Diane Campbell, Allan Eckelman, Jason Ellingson, Lou Howell, Rita Martens, Becky Martin, Ottie Maxey, Leslie Moore, Sara Oswald, Susan Pecinovsky, Elaine Smith-Bright, Kym Stein, Cindy Swanson, Veta Thode, Kevin Vidergar, Pam Vogel, Jeff Watson, Chris Welch, Jan Westerman-Beatty,  Amy Wichman, Amy Whittington, Sue Wood, Pam Zeigler

q Not Able to Attend:  Cindy Swanson (out of country)

q Would Like to Attend “Remotely”:  Becky Martin (North Carolina)

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Focus on Our Group Norms:  Listen for Understanding, Speak to Be Truthfully Understood, Confront the Tough Challenges, Come Prepared, Have Fun, Start on Time and End on Time, Value Diversity, Honor Confidentiality

 

Agenda – September 18, 2014

Networking:  4:00 – 4:30 P.M. with light supper available.

 

I.   Welcome (4:30 P.M.)  (President, Kevin Vidergar)

  • Share name/role and provide an update on where you are at with your goal.

II .    Business Meeting (4:45 P.M.) (President Kevin Vidergar)

  • Approval of July Board Meeting Minutes (Leslie Moore)
  • Approval of Financial Update (Jeff Watson)

III.  Ensuring Learning (President Kevin Vidergar)

  • Intended Outcome:  1) Continue to build common understanding of what it means to “ensure learning,” 2) Share updates on Strategic Plan, and 3) Explore “Value-Added” for the directors and the members

 

  • Strategic Plan Action 1:  Innovation and Leadership in Teaching and Learning
    • Overall Update (Allan Eckelman and Cindy Swanson)
    • Fall Institute (Lou Howell and Elaine Smith-Bright)
    • Fall Academy (Veta Thode)
    • Grade-Level Conference (Kym Stein, Cindy Swanson, and Becky Martin)
    • Curriculum Leadership Academy (Pam Zeigler and Sue Wood)
    • Summer Institute (Kym Stein)
    • Higher Education (Jan Beatty and Elaine Smith-Bright)
    • Partnerships/Sponsorships (Jason Ellingson)

 

  • Strategic Plan Action 2:  Membership, including Communication
    • Member Relations and E-Learning (Amy  Wichman)
      • ASCD PD Online (Lou Howell, Susan Pecinovsky, Jason Ellingson, Allan Eckelman, and Jeff Watson)
      • Value-Added Considerations
        • Directors – Role of 360PD/ (Lou Howell)
        • Members - AEA PD Online (Lou Howell, Susan Pecinovsky, Jason Ellingson, Allan Eckelman, and Jeff Watson)
        • Members – ASCD Access to Online Resources (Lou Howell)
        • Technology, including Social Media and Mobile App (Chris Welch)
        • Mentoring
          • Curriculum Leads (Lou Howell)
          • Emerging Leaders (Kevin Vidergar)

 

  • Strategic Plan Action 3:  Advocacy and Influence (Susan Pecinovsky and Pam Vogel)

 

  • Update on Strategic Plan and Biennial Plan (Lou Howell)

 

  • Plan for Final Evaluation of the Executive Director (Allan Eckelman)

 

  • Plan for Audit of Finances (Allan Eckelman)

 

  • Update on ASCD Annual Conference in Houston (Lou Howell)

 

IV.  Next Steps

?   Next Meeting:  November 12, 2014 – Site to be determined on Drake Campus

     Agenda Items include the following:  Financial Update, Minutes, Actions 1-2-3 of Strategic Plan Updates, Approval Updated Strategic Plan, Nominations for 2015, other.

      

      

?   Expenses:  Complete Expense Form – Share form and receipts with Jeff Watson for timely payment

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V.  The Challenge – Your Goals (8:20 P.M.)  (President, Kevin Vidergar)

VI.   Adjournment (8:30 P.M.) (President, Kevin Vidergar)

 

Agenda

Iowa ASCD Executive Board of Directors Meeting 

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Drake Room – Olmsted Building on Drake Campus

4:30 – 8:30 P.M.

with Light Supper Served at 4:00 P.M. and set-up for conference following the meeting.

This agenda is also available on the Iowa ASCD website – upper right-hand corner of Home Page.

Location:    Drake Campus – Olmsted Building, Drake Room

Dress: Comfortable!

RSVP:  Regrets only to Lou Howell at LouHowell@mediacombb.net or 515.229.4781

Preparation for Meeting: 

  • Complete, if needed, any goal/event committee/team meetings no later than September 10, 2014.
  • Share Update for Committees/Events for which you are responsible.  Send Digital version to Lou Howell at LouHowell@mediacombb.net by September 15.
  • Review documents, including the draft of updated strategic plan, prior to the meeting.    You can access the digital versions at Iowa ASCD Home Page.
  • Bring an update on the goal/actions you set at the Summer Retreat

Directors:  Diane Campbell, Allan Eckelman, Jason Ellingson, Lou Howell, Rita Martens, Becky Martin, Ottie Maxey, Leslie Moore, Sara Oswald, Susan Pecinovsky, Elaine Smith-Bright, Kym Stein, Cindy Swanson, Veta Thode, Kevin Vidergar, Pam Vogel, Jeff Watson, Chris Welch, Jan Westerman-Beatty,  Amy Wichman (remote), Amy Whittington, Sue Wood, Pam Zeigler

  • Not Able to Attend:  Cindy Swanson (out of country); Leslie Moore, Susan Pecinovsky (full-day PD in district); Sarah Oswald (funeral out of state); Ottie Maxey (Homecoming Parade in district), Chris Welch (home closing), Amy Whittington (sick kids)
  • Would Like to Attend “Remotely”:  Becky Martin (North Carolina), Sue Wood (Missouri), Amy Wichman (health issues)

Focus on Our Group Norms:  Listen for Understanding, Speak to Be Truthfully Understood, Confront the Tough Challenges, Come Prepared, Have Fun, Start on Time and End on Time, Value Diversity, Honor Confidentiality

Agenda for September 18, 2014, Board Meeting

Networking:  4:00 - 4:30 P.M. with light supper served

I.  Welcome (4:30 P.M.)  (President Kevin Vidergar)

  • Share name/role and provide an update on where you are with your goal/actions identified at the summer retreat.

II.  Business Meeting (4:45 P.M.) (President Kevin Vidergar)

III.  Ensuring Learning (President Kevin Vidergar)

  • Intended Outcomes:  1)  Continue to build common understanding of what it means to "ensure learning," 2) Share updates/take action on Strategic Plan, and 3) Explore "Value-Added" for the directors and the members.
  • Plan for Final Evaluation of the Executive Director (Allan Eckelman)
  • Plan for Audit of Finances (Allan Eckelman)

IV.  Next Steps

  • Next Meeting:  November 12, 2014 - Site to be determined on Drake Campus
    • Agenda Items include the following:  Financial Update, Minutes, Actions 1-3 of Strategic Plan updates, Approval of Updated Strategic Plan, Nominations for 2015, other
  • Expenses:  Complete expense form; share completed form and receipts with Jeff Watson for timely payment.
  • Set up for September 19 Conference with Dr. Nell Duke:  Immediately following the meeting

V.  The Challenge - Your Goal/Action(s) (8:20 P.M.) (President, Kevin Vidergar)

VI.  Adjournment (8:30 P.M.) (President, Kevin Vidergar)