Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 12/20/2018 - 7:00 PM
Category: Old Business and Action Items
Type: Action
Subject: 2019-2020 Academic Calendars
Strategic Plan:
Objective 2.2 School Engagement
ACPS will create an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect to ensure effective communication in schools, enhanced engagement with families, and culturally responsive relationships. (ACYMP 4.4.1)
Policy: IC/ID - School Year/School Day
Funding Source or Fiscal Impact (where applicable):
File Attachment:
181220_Memo_Academic_Calendars_2019-2020_v2.pdf
ACPS_Academic Calendars-Dec2018(V1).pdf
Attachment 2_2019-2020 Academic Calendar_-trad-dec6-v2.pdf
Attachment 3_2019-2020-mod-dec 6.pdf
Attachment 4_Summary-OnlineFeedback-2019-20.pdf
Attachment 5_calendar-comments from online survey.pdf
Attachment 6_Calendars_Presented_at_Dec6_SB_Meeting_for_reference_only.pdf
Agenda Item Summary: Attached are Superintendent’s proposed 2019-2020 ACPS traditional and modified academic calendars. The draft 2019-2020 calendars presented to the School Board last year were used as the starting point for discussions with the Calendar Committee.
Background: In accordance with School Board policy IC/ID - School Year/School Day, “the School Board shall adopt the official school calendar for the following year no later than June 1 upon the recommendation of the Superintendent.” Additionally, in accordance with this policy an advisory committee composed of teachers, parents, and administrators met on two separate dates to recommend a proposed calendar to the Superintendent.
Recommendation: The Superintendent recommends that the School Board approve the 2019-2020 Academic Calendars as presented.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Joseph Makolandra - Chief Human Resources Officer
Signed By:
Gregory Hutchings - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member William E. Campbell Moved, Member Ronnie Campbell seconded to approve the Original motion 'The Superintendent recommends that the School Board approve the 2019-2020 Academic Calendars as presented.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 9 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 9 - 0
   
Ronnie Campbell     Yes
William E. Campbell     Yes
Karen Graf     Yes
Christopher J. Lewis     Yes
Ramee A. Gentry     Yes
Henry E. Cardwell     Yes
Margaret Lorber     Yes
Cindy Anderson     Yes
Veronica R. Nolan     Yes

New Motion
Member Christopher J. Lewis Moved, Member Henry E. Cardwell seconded to approve the New motion 'The Superintendent recommends that the School Board approve the 2019-2020 Academic Calendars as presented.

Amend calendar to remove Jan 2 and 3rd as holidays and end school year two days earlier'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 2 Nay: 7.
The motion Failed 2 - 7
   
Veronica R. Nolan     No
William E. Campbell     No
Margaret Lorber     No
Henry E. Cardwell     Yes
Ronnie Campbell     No
Ramee A. Gentry     No
Karen Graf     No
Cindy Anderson     No
Christopher J. Lewis     Yes