Minutes of the Special Board Meeting
RSU #74 Board of Directors
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Carrabec Community School
Troy Dunphy, Chair, called the meeting to order at 6:07 p.m.
Directors Present: Judi Dunphy, Amy Price, Troy Dunphy, Grace Carreiro, Pamela Mitchell, Larry Dunphy, Kevin Sousa, David Royce, Bobbi Sue Harrington, Valerie Pinkham, Laura Layman, and Deron Whittemore.
Directors absent with notification: Eric Ewing and Robert Lindblom
Directors Absent without notification: Heather Longley
Staff Members Present: 10
Students Present: 1
Citizens Present: 0
Agenda Item #1 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS THEIR DIRECTIVE TO THE SUPERINTENDENT REGARDING REMOTE LEARNING WITH SYNCHRONOUS OPTIONS.
Upon motion by Judi Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore agenda item #1 was open for discussion.
Upon motion by David Royce and Laura Layman, the Board voted 6-6 to approve option B as written. Motion failed.
Upon motion by Bobbi Sue Harrington and seconded by Larry Dunphy to approve option B with edits. The Board discussed changes to option B.
Upon motion by Valerie Pinkham and seconded by Laura Layman, the Board voted 6-6 to move the question. Motion failed.
Upon motion by Bobbi Sue Harrington and seconded by Larry Dunphy the Board voted 7-5 to approve option B with changes. Motion passed.
Option B with edits: To make two changes to the current remote learning plan for quarantine.
a. Direct High School Teachers to make a digital (synchronous) check-in for their students in their respective classes who are in district-forced quarantine during their class period.
b. Direct Middle School Teachers to make a digital (synchronous) check-in for their students in their respective classes who are in district-forced quarantine during their class period.
c. At the K-5 level, in addition to the daily asynchronous check in, if a paper packet is utilized then a "packet-check" will occur at least weekly.
The Board Chair declared the meeting adjourned at 7:25 pm.