Madison Metropolitan School District
Madison, Wisconsin

Art Rainwater, Superintendent BOARD OF EDUCATION
Minutes for After School Advisory Board
November 2, 2005 La Follette High School
702 Pflaum Road, Room G-6
Madison, Wisconsin

After School Advisory Board - MEETING NOTES

Date of Meeting: November 2, 2005

Facilitators: Sue Abplanalp/Sara Jenny

Location: LaFollette High School Room G-6

Recorder: Sue Abplanalp

Present: Jennifer Allen, Linda Eisele, Sara Jenny, Jean Gascho, Suzanne Kohring, Liz Fritz, Anina Mbilinyi, Sue Abplanalp and Maddie Mcleester stopped in for a few minutes.


Jennifer Allen opened the meeting with introductions.

Agenda: Sara Jenny and Sue Abplanalp reviewed the following documents with the new advisory committee and answered questions regarding

Review of Charge Statement From Board of Education: Sue stated that many discussions evolved around each of the questions and each of the questions were resolved and included in the after school guidelines.

Review of Joint, After School Advisory Committee for After School Programs: Sue read the following charges of the Advisory Committee. Discussion followed about Co-Chairpersons. Sara Jenny and Liz Fritz both agreed to co-chair the advisory committee. Liz Fritz will serve a one year membership and Sara Jenny will serve the two year membership. Sue Abplanalp will bring her lap top computer to each meeting and either Suzanne Kohring or Sue Abplanlap will record minutes. All meeting minutes will be posted on the website.

Meeting Dates: There are to be four meetings per year and the After School Advisory Board chose the following the following dates for the 2005-06 school year:

o November 2, 2005 (3:45pm-5:15pm at LaFollette High School)

o January 17, 2006 (3:45pm-5:15pm at LaFollette High School)

o March 28, 2006 (3:45pm-5:15pm at LaFollette High School)

o June 20, 2006 (9:00am-10:30 breakfast meeting with location to be announced)

Review of Guidelines for MMSD, After School Programming: The committee took 15 minutes to review the guidelines. Questions were asked and answered by members on the After School Task Force.

Review of Principal Documentation: Principals are asked to meet with the providers 4 times per year and record positive happenings as well as areas of concern to discuss with the child care providers.

Review of Evaluation Forms: Sue Abplanalp met with Kurt Kiefer prior to the meeting and shared with the group that evaluations will go out at the end of November and be returned before winter break. Research and Evaluation will have results back to the committee and school principals by mid January. It was recommended demographic information (gender, grade, school, etc) should be added to the yearly evaluation. The committee agreed to the changes.

Develop a Plan to Inform all After School Providers About New Guidelines: Discussion followed as to which programs were not informed at this time. The group decided that all programs within schools have received information from their organization or principal and that follow-up was not necessary.

Other Business: There was no other business.

Adjournment: The group adjourned at 5:15pm.

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