Members Present: Mayer, Sidwell, Eastridge, Metzger, DeProfio, Parabosci, Keene, Givens

  1. Meeting Called to Order - motion by: Mrs. Sidwell, second by: Ms. DeProfio
  2. Introduction of Members
    1. Each member introduced themselves and gave some information about their role at Allen Park
  3. Review of Bylaws
    1. Mrs. Sidwell reviewed a packet of information with all members to outline the goals of the SAC Committee. She also reviewed the bylaws of the group – the rules by which all meetings will be governed.
    2. Mrs. Givens moved to approve the bylaws, seconded by Mrs. Keene.
    3. The bylaws were approved
  4. Discussion of DAC representation
    1. Mrs. Mayer explained that a member of the Allen Park SAC needs to represent the school on the District Advisory Council (DAC). Members were provided with the dates for upcoming DAC meetings.
    2. Shawn Ward was nominated to serve as the DAC representative for the 14-15 school year. A motion to approve her nomination was made by Mrs. Sidwell, seconded by Mrs. Givens. Mrs. Ward was approved as the DAC representative.
    3. Mrs. Sidwell will reach out to Mr. Bobby Dennis, Sr. to serve as the alternate DAC representative – he had previously expressed interest, but was unable to attend this meeting. A motion to approve this action was made by Mrs. Keene, seconded by Mrs. Givens. The action was approved.
  5. School Improvement Plan
    1. Mrs. Sidwell thoroughly reviewed the 14-15 School Improvement Plan (SIP) and answered parent questions to clarify data and goals.
    2. Mrs. Eastridge proposed that the School Improvement funds of approximately $12,000 be spent in two ways. First, to pay for substitute teachers to allow Allen Park teachers to attend training on goals outlined in the SIP. The additional funds would be spent to provide teachers with supplemental materials. Ms. Sidwell will ask each grade level to submit requests.
    3. A motion to approve the SIP was made by Mrs. Givens, seconded by Mrs. Parabosci.
    4. The SIP was approved by unanimous vote
  6. The next meeting will be October 30, 2014 @ 4:00pm
  7. Mrs. Sidwell moved to adjourn the meeting at 4:45, it was seconded by Mrs. Keene.