SLT Minutes 9/7/2016

SLT Minutes 9/7/2016
September 7, 2016 GWHS


Members Present:
Mr. Lessard, Mr. Camacho, Mr. Singer, Ms. Bates, Ms. Ozee, Mr. Lee, Mr. McNeil, Ms. Vigil, Mr. Bolz, Ms. Torre

Non-Members Present:
Mr. Geisel, Ms. Tate, Ms. Lara




Taking students out of school during school hours?

  • Team discussed if this is an SLT decision or if this is an admin decision
  • Lee-proposal is that this shouldn’t be a department decision
  • Bates – stated that having a calendar of events
  • Lessard – responded that the school has one
  • Ozee – proposed that the principal approves fieldtrips but a process is instituted for individual student cases


  • 25 kids short
  • $280,000 short
  • $400,000 cost of Professional development & illness
    • AP/IB training is essential for teachers teaching AP/IB for the first
    • Possible solutions:
      • Have teachers write proposal to apply for PD funds
      • Determine tier I: teachers teaching AP and IB for the first time
      • Determine tier II: Teachers who are new teachers and would like/need PD
      • Determine tier III: Teachers who like re-freshers/personal growth, continue their learning
      • Will SLT be determining who gets their proposal approved
      • Have school absorbed the price of days (Professional Days) but teacher pays for the conference

Problem: CCE (College Career Enrollment) kids are missing entire 4th period on Thursdays because of bus schedule

  • Possible solution: can we change our schedule Thursdays so that 4th period is before lunch not after.
  • Vote Taken: Unanimous decision
    • Schedule will change so that 4th period is now after period 2 and before lunch.

Finals Schedule

  • SLT was presented for finals schedule for fall
    • Modifications were requested to start finals on the 16th, 19th and 20th with make-ups and time for grading on the 21st
    • SLT voted and passed the Finals Schedule with modifications
      • 1st Day of Finals starts on December 16th




September 28, 2016