November 2, 2021 Regular Board Meeting Minute

Stanwood-Camano School District #401
Administration & Resource Center Boardroom
26920 Pioneer Hwy, Stanwood, Washington 98292

November 2, 2021 - 1:00 PM


Board President Natalie Hagglund called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m.

Board Members Present: Al Schreiber, Charlotte Murry, Ken Christoferson, Miranda Evans, Natalie Hagglund

Natalie Hagglund led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Al Schreiber moved to approve the Agenda for the November 2, 2021 Regular Board Meeting; seconded by Charlotte Murry.

Aye: Al Schreiber, Charlotte Murry, Ken Christoferson, Miranda Evans, Natalie Hagglund

Passed - Unanimously

October 19, 2021 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
Ken Christoferson moved to approve the Minutes for the October 19, 2021 Regular Board Meeting; seconded by Miranda Evans.

Aye: Al Schreiber, Ken Christoferson, Miranda Evans, Natalie Hagglund

Abstain: Charlotte Murry


October 21, 2021 Study Session Minutes
Charlotte Murry moved to approve the Minutes for the October 21, 2021 Special Meeting; seconded by Al Schreiber.

Aye: Al Schreiber, Charlotte Murry, Ken Christoferson, Miranda Evans, Natalie Hagglund

Passed - Unanimously


  1. Donations
    Superintendent Rumbaugh presented the donations.

  2. Technology Update - Ryan Ovenell
    Ryan Ovenell, Executive Director of Human Resources (Certificated), Technology & Assessment, presented a technology report detailing state-of-the-art technology at the new Stanwood High School and Church Creek Campus; the process for renewing student Chromebooks; a timeline for transitioning district staff from Apple to Mircrosoft devices; internet access for students and hotspot distribution; access to technology for absent students; and technology funding in the Stanwood-Camano School District.

  3. Special Services Update - Robert Hascall

    Robert Hascall, Executive Director of Special Services, provided a detailed special services overview, including a review of special education demographics and trends; health services supports; challenges facing McKinney-Vento students this year and supports needed; and he reviewed the process for qualifying Section 504 students.

  4. Enrollment - Deborah Rumbaugh

    Superintendent Rumbaugh presented the Enrollment Report, summarizing Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) students for November is 4,496, 56.40 over budgeted projection.

  5. Director District Map Update - Liz Jamieson

    Liz Jamieson, Director of Capital Projects, walked the Board through adjustments to Director District Areas 1, 2, 3 and 4 as a result of the 2020 Census. A request was made from the board to receive a more comprehensive Director District map, including street names, for future reference.


Natalie Hagglund announced anyone in attendance may speak to items on the Consent Agenda. There were no requests to speak. Natalie Hagglund asked if any Board Members would like to pull any items. There were no requests.

Miranda Evans moved to approve Consent Agenda items 1 through 6; seconded by Al Schreiber.

Aye: Al Schreiber, Charlotte Murry, Ken Christoferson, Miranda Evans, Natalie Hagglund

Passed - Unanimously

  1. Approval of Stanwood High School Field Trips as listed below:

  1. Girls Swim Team to attend the State Tournament in Federal Way, WA, November 11-13, 2021
  2. Volleyball Team to attend the State Tournament in Yakima WA, November 17-20, 2021
  1. Approve the Award of Emergency Connectivity Funds for the purchase of Chromebooks and WiFi hotspot service.

  2. Approve the Memorandum of Understanding with the Stanwood Camano Education Association regarding Stipends for Building Equity Leadership Team Advisors.

  3. Approve the Service Agreement with Soliant Health, LLC, for special education services.

  4. Adopt Resolution 2021/2022-003, approving the Building Commissioning Report for the Alternative Learning Center (ALC).

  5. Approval of the November 2, 2021 Personnel Consent Agenda.


Citizens wishing to address the Board are asked to submit online requests using the PUBLIC COMMENT link or email [email protected] two hours prior to the board meeting start time. For those attending the meeting in person, request forms are available in the boardroom for submission prior to meeting start time. Citizens who wish to provide documents to board members will hand them with to the Recording Secretary for distribution after the meeting. The Board President will call upon individuals who have requested to speak during the Public Comment section of the agenda. Individuals will state their name for the record and will be allowed three minutes to speak.
There was no public comment.

1. Coffee with the Board Talking Points

The board discussed possible talking points for next week's Coffee with the Board events. Topics discussed included celebrating in-person learning, reviewing the role of the board, and development of the district's strategic plan. Natalie Hagglund will finalize talking points and share them with the board.


Al Schreiber extended appreciation for the donations and to Ryan Ovenell for the technology update, adding it is nice to be ahead of the curve as the district meets students' technology needs. Director Schreiber thanked Robert Hascall and Liz Jamieson for their updates and shared he looks forward to Steve Lidgard's financial reports coming up next month.

Charlotte Murry thanked Ryan Ovenell and Robert Hascall for their reports, adding she appreciates receiving these important updates. Director Murry shared she looks forward to an improved version of the Director District map and commented she is pleased that special services recognizes where there are constraints in services and remains diligent in bringing needed specialists in to support special education students.

Ken Christoferson added his thanks for tonight's reports; he commented it is nice to see a form of normalcy for students and shared he has heard from parents that they are seeing significant differences and offered thanks to everyone in the district who is working on behalf of students to make this possible. Director Christoferson also commented that the increase in communication to parents has been very helpful and he looks forward to receiving future reports like the ones presented tonight to identify and close gaps in student learning and services.

Miranda Evans added her thanks for tonight's reports and shared she appreciates staff's forward thinking and looking for grants to benefit students (technology report). Director Evans thanked everyone for their great work and added she, too, looks forward to an improved Director District map.

Natalie Hagglund reminded everyone there are a lot of local races on the ballot today and to please vote; she thanked everyone for attending.

Deborah Rumbaugh extended appreciation to Robert Hascall for his report, adding questions from the board and community highlight the work ahead. Superintendent Rumbaugh reflected on the importance of the teaching and learning and special services being one body of work and added she is excited as the district builds out these departments.

Natalie Hagglund adjourned the meeting at 2:05 p.m.