19 Nov CCSD Board of School Trustees recap, Nov. 18
Agenda Item 5.08 Possible Selection of an Outside Expert to Conduct an Investigation into Allegations of a Hostile Work Environment
The Board of School Trustees voted to approve for staff to move forward on the process of selecting an outside expert to conduct an investigation into allegations of a hostile work environment.
Agenda Item 5.09 Reconsider Agenda Item 3.01 of the October 28, 2021, Meeting of the Board of Trustees
The Board approved reconsidering Agenda item 3.01 of the Oct. 28, 2021 meeting.
Agenda Item 5.10 Item Posted Pursuant to NRS 386.330 (Written Request of Three Trustees): Termination of Employment Contract
The board voted to not terminate the employment of CCSD’s Superintendent.
Agenda Item 5.11 Interim Superintendent Selection
The Board voted to postpone the agenda item.
Agenda Item 3.28 and 3.29 – CCSD Policy 5139 (Anti-Racism, Equity, and Inclusion) and CCSD Policy 5137 (Safe and Respectful Learning Environment: Bullying and Cyberbullying)
The Clark County School District (CCSD) Board of School Trustees voted to adopt and approve Policy 5139 (Anti-Racism, Equity, and Inclusion). Additionally, Trustees approved amendments to CCSD Policy 5137 (Safe and Respectful Learning Environment: Bullying and Cyberbullying).
The goal of Policy 5139 is to provide a pathway to ensure that prosocial and culturally competent behaviors are effectively taught across all Clark County schools while holding all CCSD employees accountable to prevent racism and promote success for all students. This new policy will reject all forms of racism by:
Prohibiting incidents of discrimination based on race.
Encouraging reflection upon the issues of racially motivated incidents, discrimination and aggression.
Acknowledging the negative impact of racism experienced by individuals, the District and society.
Committing to the guiding principles that embrace diversity, prevent racism and promote student success.
The approved amendments to CCSD Policy 5137 will bring the language into alignment with changes made during the 81st Legislative Session:
Under Assembly Bill 371 of the 81st Session of the Nevada Legislature, “discrimination based on race” means any single or repeated or pervasive act or acts, whether targeted to a specific person or targeted in general to any person’s demographic identified in subsection a;
Regarding the race, color, culture, religion, language, ethnicity or national origin of a person that causes harm or creates a hostile work or learning environment, which may include, without limitation, jokes, threats, physical altercations or intimidation; and
That occurs in person, online, or in any other setting, including without limitation, in a course of distance education.
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Agenda item 5.06 – Negotiated Agreement between the Clark County School District and the Education Support Employees Association
The CCSD Board of School Trustees voted to approve the 2021-2023 Negotiated Agreement between CCSD and the Education Support Employees Association (ESEA). The new agreement provides professional development opportunities for support professionals, salary adjustments, increased health insurance contributions by the District and updated information regarding leave days. The agreement includes:
3.5% salary increase effective December 1 for support professionals
Step advancement for support professionals
5% increase in premium insurance contributions for support professionals
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Agenda item 3.07 – Memorandum of Agreement Between Clark County School District and the Board of Regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education on Behalf of the School of Medicine at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
The Clark County School District (CCSD) Board of School Trustees voted to approve a Memorandum of Agreement between CCSD and UNLV School of Medicine that would provide health services to CCSD students, siblings, and families through designated school sites called “School-Based Health Centers” (SBHC).
Proposed services include, but are not limited to, acute and chronic care, behavioral health, health education and prevention, immunizations, sports physicals and health maintenance at no cost. The program period is for two years scheduled to run through November 2023.
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Agenda Item 5.03 – 2022-2023 School Calendars and 2023-2024 School Calendars
The CCSD Board of School Trustees voted to approve the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 school calendars for students and staff.
For the 2022-23 school year the first day of school for students will be on Monday, August 8, 2022.
For the 2023-24 school year the first day of school for all students will be Monday, August 7, 2023.
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