Seattle Public Schools

September 13, 2023 – Regular Board Meeting

Regular Legislative Session – Final Post 9/13/23
Wednesday, September 13, 2023, 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 429 470 433# 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. School Board Student Member Comments

  • School Board Student Member Oath of Office: Lola van der Neut

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, September 11, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. The public testimony list will be posted Tuesday, September 12, 2023. Those who are placed on the posted public testimony list may provide their testimony by dialing 206-800-4125 and using Conference ID 429 470 433# For information on how the public testimony list is created, please visit the Board’s website.

1Chris JackinsPersonnel Report, Approval of Guiding Principles for the Building Excellence (BEX) VI Capital Levy
2Faisal MohamedUpdate on the Family Empowerment Center at Rainer Beach Light Rail Station: New affordable housing & wrap around services project
3Khevin PrattBeacon Crossing: A New Affordable Workforce Housing Development in Beacon Hill
4Katie Kangnew affordable housing development project updates in Rainer Vally area_Rainer Court V
5Earl RichardsonBryant Manor Multi Family Housing Development
6Muammar HermanstyneYouth Achievement Center for Africatown Community Land Trust
7Amir Nor SoulkinNotification of Family Empowerment Center Affordable Housing Project

VI. Business Action Items

A. Consent Agenda

  1. Minutes of the August 30, 2023 Board Special Meeting and August 30, 2023 Regular Board Meeting
  2. Personnel Report

B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

C. Action Items

  1. Approval of the 2023-24 Superintendent Evaluation Tool.  Approval of this item would approve the 2023-24 Superintendent Evaluation documents, as attached to the Board Action Report. (Materials added 9/12/23)
  2. Approval of the 2022-2024 Collective Bargaining Agreement between Seattle School District No. 1 and Southwest Mountain States Regional Council of Carpenters. Approval of this item would approve the 2022 – 2024 Collective Bargaining Agreement between Seattle School District No. 1 and Carpenters and authorize the Superintendent, on behalf of the Board of Directors, to execute the Agreement in the form attached to the School Board Action Report, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent and to take any necessary actions to implement the terms of this agreement. Immediate action is in the best interest of the District. (Introduction & Action)

D. Introduction Items

  1. Appointment of Discipline Appeal Council Membership Approval of this item would appoint members and alternate members, as attached to the Board Action Report, to serve Discipline Appeal Council terms beginning October 2, 2023 and running through the end of the 2025-26 school year. In the event new members have not been reappointed prior to the start of the 2026-27 school year, existing appointments will remain active until no later than October 31, 2026 to provide DAC continuity as new appointments are finalized. (Materials updated 9/13/23)
  2. Approval of Guiding Principles for the Building Excellence (BEX) VI Capital Levy Approval of this item would approve the guiding principles for the BEX VI Capital Levy as attached to this Board action report.

VII. Progress Monitoring

VIII. Work Session: Washington State School Directors’ Association General Assembly Preparation

IX: Board Self-Evaluation (Materials added 9/13/23)

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. If you have any questions, please contact the School Board Office at 206-252-0040.