General Information, Biographies, Goals
Board of Education members serve for
three-year terms. Regular elections for two or three seats are held
each year on the second Tuesday in May, the same date residents vote
on the coming year’s school budget. New board terms begin on July 1.
Any U.S. citizen who
is a resident of Fort Plain Central School District for 30 days
prior to the vote may run for a seat on the board. For information
on how to be placed on the ballot, contact the district clerk.
The Board of Education welcomes public comment
at its meetings. Each speaker will be limited to five minutes and
all comments must relate to the agenda topic they wish to discuss.
To see the public comment policy,
click here. To view the Board goals,
2016-17 School Board Members:
Ronald Kardash, President
Jeffrey L. Jones, 1st Vice President
Joseph Bartholomew, 2nd Vice President
Mary Beth Hudyncia
Jami L. Stevens
Board meeting schedule for 2016-17
The Fort Plain School Board will hold a
re-organizational meeting on July 5, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the District
Office Conference Room.
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 7:00 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 29, 7:00 p.m. - Special Session
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 27, 6:00 p.m. Special Session
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 27, 5:00 p.m. Special Session
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 14, 6:00 p.m. - CANCELLED
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Mar. 8, 6:00 p.m., Public Hearing
on Transportation, Building and Grounds Budgets, Regular Meeting to
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 7:00 p.m., Public Hearing
on Elementary and Secondary Programs Budgets, Regular Meeting to
Wednesday, May 3, 7:00 p.m., Public Hearing to
present Proposed Budget, Regular Meeting to follow.
Tuesday, May 16, Budget and Board Candidate
Vote, HHS Gym, 1:00-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 16, 7:00 p.m., Regular Board
Wednesday, June 14, 7:00 p.m.
Board meeting documents
2016-17 School Year
To view the documents for the March 9, 2017, Board meeting,
To view the documents for the Feb. 8, 2017, Board meeting,
To view the documents for the Jan. 11, 2017, Board meeting,
To view the documents for the Nov.30, 2016, Board meeting,
To view the documents for the Nov. 9, 2016, Board meeting,
To view the documents for the Oct. 12, 2016, Board meeting,
To view the documents for the Sept. 14, 2016, Board meeting,
To view the documents for the Aug. 10, 2016, Board meeting,
To view the documents for the July 5, 2016, Board meeting,
meeting documents archives
2016-17 Board of Education
Adopted July 5, 2016
Safety and Student Social and Emotional
By June 1, 2017, the superintendent, school leaders and staff will
identify, implement and evaluate action steps tailored to meet
school safety needs such as health issues, bus safety and building
cleanliness. The superintendent will plan appropriate professional
development, parent outreach and community education and monitor
progress in these areas.
Curriculum Development and Support
During the 2016-17 school year the district will prepare 100% of all
students to be college and career ready as evidence by graduation
rate, attendance, and college and career choice data.
During the 2016-17 school year the Board of Education in partnership
with the superintendent, business manager and school leaders will
make, monitor and communicate appropriate budgetary decisions as
evidenced by budget reports and external audits.
Family and Community Engagement
The Board of Education will build trust and expand parent and
community engagement Prek-12 in 2016-17 as evidenced by reciprocal
communication, attendance at events and parent workshops, school
website, outreach to the business community and increased response
on social media.
Use of Data to Inform Teacher Practices and Improve Learning
The Board of Education will use data to progress monitor goals and
charge the Superintendent and Principals with ensuring that 100% of
teachers use school achievement data to improve instructional
practices by June 1, 2017.
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