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NOTICE OF MEETING

BOARD OF TRUSTEES COMMITTEE ON PROGRAMS

TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a regular meeting of the Program Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired shall be held on April 7, 2017, beginning at 8:00 a.m. in Room 104 of the Main Building 600, 1100 West 45th Street, Austin, Texas.

If, during the course of the meeting, any discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in closed session, the Committee on Programs shall convene in such closed session in accordance with Texas Government code, Sec. 551.001, et.seq.  Before any such session is convened, the presiding officer shall publicly identify the section or sections of the Code authorizing the closed session.  All final votes, actions, or decisions shall be taken in open session.

The subjects to be discussed or considered, or upon which any formal action may be taken are as follows (items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice):

1.  Call to Order

2.  Consideration of Approval of Minutes of the January 27, 2017 Meeting

3.   Consideration of Approval of Policies:

EHBA        Special Programs:  Special Education (amend)

FFG          Student Welfare:  Child Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation, and Improper Child Care Practice (amend)

4.   Consideration of Approval of the School’s Calendar for 2017-2018

5.   Report from Short-Term Programs Principal, Sara Merritt

a.   Summer Program applications and classes

6.   Report from Comprehensive Programs Principal, Miles Fain

a.   Consideration of approval of recommendations of the Instructional Materials Committee

b.   Consideration of approval of implementation of a new teacher compensation system

c.   Student financial literacy instruction

7.   Adjournment