The July 14, 2016, regular meeting of the School Board opened with a performance of the National Anthem by Elijah King, Cappies winner for Best Lead Actor in a Musical. The School Board read a resolution honoring Debbie Kilpatrick who has served as the president of the Fairfax County Council of PTAs from 2014 through 2016. The Board also read a resolution honoring Dr. Gerald L. Gordon who served as chair of the board of the Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools from 2013 through 2016. The Board elected Sandy Evans, Mason District Representative, as 2016-17 Chair of the School Board and Janie Strauss, Dranesville District Representative as Vice Chairman.
The Board heard a presentation from Susan Quinn, Chief Operating Officer, on the Strategic Plan Goal 4: Resource Stewardship. The Board approved the creation of a Human Resources Advisory Committee aligned with Goal 3 of the FCPS Strategic Plan: Premier Workforce. The Board voted to authorize organizational arrangements and appointments as detailed in agenda item 4.01. The Board approved the 2016-2021 Local Plan for the Education of the Gifted.
The next regular business meeting of the School Board will be on Thursday, July 28, 2016.
July 15, 2016