Lisa Funkhouser – Spoke in support of Teacher Kelly Munsell;
Cheryl Bowman - Spoke in support of Teacher Kelly Munsell;
Brenda Bacahui - Expressed appreciation that middle school athletics would not be cut;
Ben Davis – Requested information on desegregation monies;
Mike and Dee Conrad – Expressed concerns about an incident on a TUSD bus involving their son;
Miguel Cuevas – Commented on budget issues related to negotiations with Tucson Education Association;
Cathie Fox – Expressed concerns about budget cuts related to libraries;
Michael Gordy – Commented on negotiations issues;
Margery Gilbert – Spoke in support of Teacher Kelly Munsell.
The following individuals did not come forward when their names were called: Arlene Vargas, Ray Mack, Kim Shea, Jill Bullock, David Williams, Luis Borbon, Bill De La Rosa, Gabriel Verdugo, Lucy Howell, Taylor Plecity
In response to a Call to the Audience comment, Judy Burns offered clarification of a student achievement statement.
3.School Community Partnership Council (SCPC) Report
Patrick Whelan reported on SCPC organization activities, including the orientation meeting held September 17, 2007, the status of leadership in the four SCPC Area Council areas, and providing formal input for the search for a TUSD superintendent.
Information only. No action required.
4.Update on Superintendent Search
Joel Ireland provided a brief update on the anticipated cost, the projected time line for the search and the scheduled forums to receive public input on October 16 and 17. He also responded to comments and questions from Board Members Judy Burns, Alex Rodriguez, Bruce Burke and Adelita Grijalva.
No action required.
Governing Board Regular Meeting Minutes
October 9, 2007 – 6:00 p.m.
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