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David M.

Cox Elementary
Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the School Organizational Team (SOT)
January 16, 2018
7:00 PM

Location of the Meeting


David M. Cox Library
280 Clark Drive
Henderson, NV 89074

Present at the meeting


Rich Friesz
Todd Nash
Kristy Jensen-Coleman
Ryoko Ball-Aguilar
Ana Pisano
Jill Stackel
Tara Imboden

The meeting was called to order by SOT team member Rich Friesz at 7:07 PM. It was seconded by Jill
Stackel.

Approval of the Agenda

The agenda for the meeting was distributed and unanimously approved.

Review of Previous Meetings

The SOT Committee reviewed and unanimously approved the notes from the last meeting noting that the
dates needed to be changed for when the new computers were placed in the computer lab and re-imaged
computers were placed in the classroom.. Jill Stackel motioned for the minutes to be approved; Ana
Pisano seconded the motion.
Issues That Were Discussed This Meeting

● The Budget:
○ Tara Imboden passed out a copy of the budget as it stands today
○ Ms. Imboden boxed the general supply funds of $7,041.03
○ Teachers have been frugal
○ Spending freezes have been placed
○ We have 3 areas of the budget: general funds, district projects, and special education
funds
○ Hopefully the strategic budget will be available for analysis as of tomorrow

● Wish List:
○ The Wish List will be out and delivered as of March

● Instructional Aides:
○ Instructional Aides are considered full-time at 5 hours
○ We were approved for two extra hours of IA pay

● Review of what we discussed for the next academic year:


○ We discussed the role of the librarian
■ Could she engage in more research during her instructional time?
■ Could she bring PCs to the tables?
■ We discussed pushing more technology for the intermediate grades
■ We discussed more pull-out for the primary grades
■ We discussed that we would like to see more technology and less of the library
curriculum that we don’t need
○ Vice Principal for next year
■ We would like to keep Erica Silas if possible, but if she gets picked up, we are
considering a half-time Vice Principal and we could put the extra funds towards
textbooks

Agenda and Time of Next Meeting

The next meeting date will be March 13, 2018 at 7:00 P.M.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:36 PM by SOT member Ana Pisano. It was seconded by Rich Friesz.

Minutes were submitted by Ryoko Ball-Aguilar

Minutes to be approved by the SOT Committee