Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, October 10

October 6, 2017

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m., with public agenda items beginning at 10 a.m. The public portion of the meeting will be broadcast live on the MCPS website and on MCPS TV (Comcast Channel 34).

The agenda, with related materials attached, can be found on the Board of Education’s BoardDocs site (please visit this link for the most up-to-date agenda).

8:30 a.m.: 1.0 Closed Session Approval

1.1 Acknowledgment of a Quorum

1.2 Resolution for Today’s Closed Session

10 a.m.: 2.0 Opening of Meeting

2.1 Pledge of Allegiance

2.2 Approval of the Agenda

2.3 Recognition of National School Bus Safety Week

2.4 Recognition of Native American Heritage Day and Month-November 2017

10:10 a.m.: 3.0 Public Comments

10:40 a.m.: 4.0 Board/Superintendent Comments

4.1 Board/Superintendent Comments

4.2 Board Committee Updates

11:10 a.m.: 5.0 Human Resources and Development

5.1 Monthly Report


11:40 a.m.: 6.0 Item of Discussion

6.1 2018-2019 School Year Calendar

12:40 p.m.: 7.0 Lunch and Closed Session


1:40 p.m.: 8.0 Consent Items

8.1 Contracts of $25,000 or More

8.2 Contract Approval for Bid No. 7222.1, PowerSchool Schools Administrative Student Information

8.3 Award of Contract - Solar Photovoltaic Power Purchase Agreements at Various Locations

8.4 Utilization of the Fiscal Year 2018 Provision for Future Supported Projects

8.5 Fiscal Year 2018 First Quarter Category and Object Transfers Request

8.6 Recommended Fiscal Year 2018 Supplemental Appropriation for the Teacher Induction, Retention, and Advancement Pilot Grant


1:45 p.m.: 9.0 Items of Information

9.1 Legal Fees Report

9.2 Construction Progress Report

9.3 Update on Contract Awards for On-Call Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Replacement Services and On-Call Construction Services

1:55 p.m.: 10.0 Item for Discussion/Action

10.1 Preliminary Plans Presentation - Ashburton Elementary School Addition Project

2:15 p.m.: 11.0 Item for Discussion

11.1 Maryland's Plan for Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

3:15 p.m.: 12.0 Item of Action

12.1 Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2018

4:30 p.m.: 13.0 Board of Education Items

13.1 Future Closed Session Resolution

13.2 Report of Previous Closed Session

13.3 Minutes for the September 26, 2017 Meeting

13.4 New Business

4:35 p.m.: 14.0 Informational Summary
14.1 Informational Summary for the September 25, 2017, Meeting

4:40 p.m. 15.0 Adjournment


* times listed are intended for guidance only; unless changed by the Board, the order in which items appear will be followed.



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