TSD Governing Board Meeting

TSD Governing Board Meeting
2/23/2024, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
AWC Board Room 1102 South Congress Avenue Austin, TX 78704

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Regular Meeting of the Governing Board of the Texas School for the Deaf shall be held on February 23, 2024 at 10:00 AM, AWC Board Room 1102 South Congress Ave Austin, Tx 78704.

If, during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in closed meeting, the Board will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E or Texas Government Code section 418.183(f).  Before any closed meeting is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Act authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions shall be taken in open session.

The subjects to be discussed or considered, or upon which any formal action may be taken, are as follows (items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice):


1. Call to Order:  Announce the presence of a quorum.
2. Call Roll of Board Members
3. Pledge of Allegiance (Battle of the Books Students)
4. Public Participation: Provide opportunity for public comment on non-agenda items and introduction of visitors.
5. Recognitions (Peter Bailey, Shawn Saladin)
6. Consent Agenda:  All matters listed under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine by the Governing Board and will be enacted by one motion. There will not be separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired, that item will be removed by a board member from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.
A. Board Meeting Minutes of December 8th, 2023 (Shawn Saladin)
B. Gifts and Donations (Justin Wedel)
C. Operating Budget FY24 (Justin Wedel)
D. Operations Report (Beth Polo)
E. Professional Contracts for 2023-2024 Probationary (Julie Dodd)
F. Professional Contracts for 2023-2024 Non-Chapter 21 (Julie Dodd)
7. Superintendent's Report (Peter Bailey)
8. School Calendar 2024-2025 (Stella Egbert, Wilmonda McDevitt)
9. Presentation on Sign Language Services (Lee Godbold)
10. FY 24 Internal Audit Plan (Justin Wedel, Garza/Gonzalez & Associates)
11. SOC Report (Peter Bailey, Jennifer Prigge)
12. Board Policies (Sha Cowan)
13. Personnel: Consider superintendent recommendations regarding employment and contract status of classroom teachers, administrative, and non-administrative professional personnel (Tex. Gov't Code 551.074) (Peter Bailey, Holly Wardell)
A. Deliberate Assignments and Duties of Interpreters
14. Consultation with Attorney (Tex. Gov’t Code 557.071) (Holly Wardell)
A. Pending Administrative Hearing
B. Pending or Contemplated Litigation re: SHARS MAC 
15. Adjourn

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