School Board Update

July 13, 2021

Agenda for the July 15, 2021 School Board Meeting

The agenda for the July 15 School Board Meeting is posted on BoardDocs at:

https://www.boarddocs.com/vsba/arlington/Board.nsf/vpublic?open. Subject to change.


Meetings are available for viewing live on the APS website and broadcast on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon FIOS Channel 41.


A. CLOSED MEETING – 5:30 PM


B. REGULAR MEETING OPENING - 7 PM

1. Call to Order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Announcements:

4. Superintendent’s Announcements and Updates


C. CONSENT ITEMS:

1. Minutes

2. Personnel Actions

3. Appointments to the Budget Advisory Council

4. Appointments to the Advisory Council on Teaching and Learning

5. Authorization of Signatures in the Absence of the Superintendent

6. School Board Member 2021-2022 Civic Association Liaison Assignments


D. MONITORING ITEMS: None


E. ACTION ITEMS: None


F. INFORMATION ITEMS:

1. Langston School and Community Center Deed of Easement with Arlington County for Fire Station 8


G. NEW BUSINESS:


H. ADJOURNMENT


Next School Board Meeting: July 29

Summary of the July 1 Organizational Meeting/School Board Meeting

Arlington School Board held its annual organizational meeting on July 1 for the 2021-22 school year and elected Dr. Barbara Kanninen as Chair and Reid Goldstein as Vice Chair. The terms for the new Chair and Vice Chair begin immediately and will continue until June 30, 2022. Read more at https://www.apsva.us/post/barbara-kanninen-to-chair-school-board/.


In addition, the School Board appointed Dr. John Mayo as the first Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Arlington Public Schools. Read more about Dr. Mayo at https://www.apsva.us/post/school-board-appoints-new-aps-chief-operating-officer/.

Arlington County Public Health Division COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Scheduling

Arlington County’s Public Health Division is offering free walk ins and scheduled appointments to individuals 12 and up. View schedule at https://www.arlingtonva.us/covid-19/vaccines/registration/


Please note: Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to receive their free COVID-19 vaccine.

Back-to-School Town Halls with the Superintendent

The Superintendent will host two virtual Town Halls for families on Wed, Aug. 11, in English (6 p.m.) and Spanish (7:30 p.m.) to provide back-to-school updates and answer any questions families may have about the school year. The Town Hall for staff will be held on Wed, Aug. 25 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.


More details will be provided on the Engage webpage in July.

School Board Open Office Hours

The School Board does not host Open Office Hours over the summer. The schedule and information about the format for Open Office Hours for the 2021-2022 school year will be posted in late August at https://www.apsva.us/contact-the-school-board/open-office-hours/.

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