Seattle Public Schools

April 3, 2024 – Regular Board Meeting

Agenda – FINAL Post 4/3/24
Regular Legislative Session
Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 4:15 p.m.

Board of Directors
2445 – 3rd Avenue South
Seattle, Washington 98134
Seattle Public Schools

The meeting will be live streamed on SPSTV and broadcast on television on Comcast 26 (standard-def) and 319 (hi-def), Wave 26 (standard-def) and 695 (hi-def), and Century Link 8008 (standard-def) and 8508 (hi-def).

To listen by phone, dial 206-800-4125 and use Conference ID 925 532 841#. This phone number and Conference ID will also be used by those who sign up to provide public testimony through the process described on the Agenda below.

I. Call to Order – 4:15 p.m.

  1. General Welcome Announcement to Audience
  2. Roll Call

II. Superintendent Comments 

III. Student Comments

IV. Board Comments

V. Public Testimony – 4:30 p.m.

Members of the public who wish to address the board in person or by teleconference may sign up online or by calling 206-252-0040, beginning Monday, April 1, 2024 at 8:00 a.m. The public testimony list will be posted Tuesday, April 2, 2024. Those who are placed on the posted public testimony list may provide their testimony by dialing 206-800-4125 and using Conference ID 925 532 841#. For information on how the public testimony list is created, please visit the Board’s website.

1Craig SeasholesResources for advanced learning for all students
2Jessi ClaytonBudget cuts, specifically World Language being cut at Garfield
3James ParkerMultilingual support
4Karol PalaciosMultilingual support
5Angie L. Alfonso RomeroMultilingual Department
6Lexi awdziejczykML  support
7Bailey CraigMultilingual Support and Staffing
8Julie CellaFamily Engagement
9Sebrena Burr“Kasserian Ingera – How are the children?” How do we honor & respect the children and families we serve?
10Eric FeenyWalk to Everything model
11Chris JackinsPersonnel Report
12Carol YeraoSchool safety

VI. Business Action Items

A. Consent Agenda

Routine Approvals (Introduction & Action)

  1. Minutes of the March 13, 2024 Board Special Meeting, March 20, 2024 Board Special Meeting, and March 20, 2024 Regular Board Meeting
  2. Personnel Report

Consent Agenda Items Previously Introduced

  1. Series 2000, 3000, and 5000 and D-Lettered Policy Updates: Amendment to Board Policy Nos. 2125, Sexual Health Education; 3121, Attendance; 3141, Nonresident Students; 3207, Prohibition of Harassment, Intimidation, or Bullying – Students; 3410, Student Health; 3411, Health Clinics; 3412, Automated External Defibrillators; 3413, Student Immunization and Life Threatening Health Conditions; 3414, Infectious Diseases; 3416, Medication at School; 3420, Anaphylaxis Prevention and Response; Board Policy No. 5000, Recruitment & Selection of Staff; and 5281, Staff Disciplinary Action & Discharge; Adoption of new Board Policy No. 3409, Accommodating Students with Seizure Disorders or Epilepsy; and Repeal of Board Policy No. D00.00. School Attendance.  Approval of this item would amend and rename as applicable Board Policy Nos. 2125, 3121, 3141, 3207, 3410, 3411, 3412, 3413, 3414, 3416, 3420, 5000, and 5281 as each is attached to the Board Action Report; adopt new Board Policy No. 3409, as attached to the Board Action Report; and repeal Board Policy No. D00.00. This action would amend, adopt, and repeal Board policies in the 2000, 3000, 5000, and D-lettered series to address outdated policy language and meet state legal requirements. (Updated 3/27/24 to correct page order)

B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

C. Action Items

  1. Appointment School Board Director for the unexpired term for Director District 2
  2. Appointment School Board Director for the unexpired term for Director District 4

VII. Progress Monitoring: College and Career Readiness Goal – Goal 3.1 & 3.2

VIII. Work Session: Budget

IX: Board Self-Evaluation

X. Informational Items

XI. Adjourn – 8:30 p.m.

Calendar Reminders

A complete list of upcoming Board meetings and Director community meetings can be found on the School Board calendar website.