Leadership Team/Department Heads Meeting Minutes – May 13, 2014

GALILEO ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

 

Leadership Team/Department Heads Meeting

 

 

 

5/13/14

 

 

 

Marcus called the meeting to order at 11:20am.

 

 

Leadership Team Agenda

 

 

 

I.          Graduation

 

–Jo wanted to update the calendar for seniors.  May 15th will be a Senior Homeroom Teacher meeting for Galileo.

 

–Graduation practice will be Friday, May 23rd after Senior Breakfast.  It will be around 11am, for an hour.

 

–Tuesday, May 27th is graduation rehearsal at Bill Graham at 10:30am.

 

–Graduation Day—1:00pm on May 28th. Students need to report at 11:30am.  Guests will be admitted at 12:15pm.  She would like homeroom teachers to arrive at that time as well.

 

–Department Heads should be present by 1:00pm.  The department awards will be presented about 1:30pm.

 

 

II.         Assemblies

 

–Marcus said we will put this off until next week as the seniors he invited to talk are taking AP tests now.

 

 

III.       Transfers of Newcomers

 

–Jo gave the following dates:

 

 

2/21- 7 before—5 credits

 

2/25-3/14 – 4 credits

 

3/17-4/14—3 credits

 

4/15=5/9—2 cr3edits

 

5/13-30—1 credit

 

 

–David asked if those coming from another school, would we get their grades.  The answer is yes.  These dates are only for the newcomers who are just enrolling in SFUSD.

 

 

–Kathleen said she has a formula for after school tutoring that could possibly help with the uneven amount of credits for the newcomers.

 

–Marcus said we are almost full of Newcomer students so we should not be getting many more.

 

 

IV.        Departmental BSC Review

 

–Lisa said part of tomorrow’s faculty meeting will be sitting in departments and reviewing this year’s BSC by department.

 

–She asked everyone to make copies of this year’s BSC for everyone in your department, as we will have a review of this by each department and reflect on how we can use this for next year.

 

–Lisa is working on a new template for review.

 

–David would like to share this with his department and Lisa said “View Only.”

 

 

–Mat asked if CPTs will be on Wednesdays or Thursdays next year.

 

This will be decided by the next meeting.

 

 

Meeting adjourned at 11:40pm.