May 5, 2020, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

MAY 5, 2020 - 1:00 PM


Natalie Hagglund called the meeting to order at 1:00 PM and stated the meeting is being conducted on the Zoom platform. President Hagglund announced the Board would not be receiving public comment during the meeting; written comments may be submitted from the district website or by email or U.S. Mail, and comments hand carried to the Administration & Resource Center should be placed in the drop box outside of the main entrance as the building is closed. President Hagglund noted written comments will be shared with the Board and a response, if appropriate, will be provided by the Administration.

Email public comment to:
Christine Hansen
Secretary to the Superintendent
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Stanwood-Camano School District
Board of Directors
26920 Pioneer Hwy
Stanwood, WA 98292

Natalie Hagglund announced that due to the meeting taking place on a Zoom platform, votes will be taken by oral roll call.

Board members present: Natalie Hagglund, Ken Christoferson, Miranda Evans, Charlotte Murry, Al Schreiber.

Natalie Hagglund led the Pledge of Allegiance


Al Schreiber made a motion to approve the Agenda for the May 5, 2020 Regular Board Meeting. Miranda Evans seconded the motion.

Al Schreiber - Aye; Charlotte Murry - Aye; Ken Christoferson - Aye; Miranda Evans - Aye; Natalie Hagglund - Aye. Passed unanimously.

April 21, 2020 Regular Board Meeting Minutes

Ken Christoferson made a motion to approve the Minutes of the April 21, 2020 Regular Board Meeting. Charlotte Murry seconded the motion.

Al Schreiber - Aye; Charlotte Murry - Aye; Ken Christoferson - Aye; Miranda Evans - Aye; Natalie Hagglund - Aye. Passed unanimously.


  1. Donations

  2. The donations were presented by Charlotte Murry.

  3. District Updates:

  4. District updates were presented by administration in the order listed below. Updates included: information on Teaching and Learning's implementation of distance learning, a highlight of components in the Continuous Learning Plan (Consent Agenda); Technology improvements to support distance learning; ongoing work and professional development opportunities for classified staff; grab 'n go meal distribution; updates on professional development and work taking place within the transportation department, including supporting the meal distribution program; and, an overview of district special education services.

    • Dr. Lloy Schaaf, Assistant Superintendent Teaching and Learning

    • Dan Johnston, Executive Director of Human Resources (Certificated) and Director of Technology

    • Maurene Stanton, Executive Director of Human Resources (Classified)

    • Don Venetti, Director of Food Services - Grab 'n Go Meals

    • Lisa Orton, Director of Transportation

    • Robert Hascall, Director of Special Services - Special Education Presentation

  5. Enrollment - Steve Lidgard
    Steve Lidgard, Executive Director of Business Services, walked the board through projected enrollment data provided by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) for the remaining months of the 2019-20 school year (April through June). He noted only enrollment that affects state funding has been projected and the data OSPI used is the most recent (currently April 20, 2020) as reported on the district's P223 (report used to determine student full time equivalency). Enrollment information will be updated on May 19.


Miranda Evans made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda for the May 5, 2020 Regular Board Meeting. Al Schreiber seconded the motion.

Al Schreiber - Aye; Charlotte Murry - Aye; Ken Christoferson - Aye; Miranda Evans - Aye; Natalie Hagglund - Aye. Passed unanimously.

  1. Donations.

  2. Second Reading of Revised Policy 2005 School Improvement Plans.

  3. First Reading of Revised Policy 2418 Waiver of High School Graduation Credits.

  4. Public Hearing for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget, to be held August 18, 2020, during the Regular Board Meeting.

  5. Stanwood-Camano School District Continuous Learning Plan.

  6. Resolution 2019/2020-007 Continuous Learning Plan and Emergency Waiver of School Days and Instructional Hours.

  7. 2020-2021 Northwest ESD 189 Legal Services Cooperative Agreement.

  8. Interlocal Agreement with the Puget Sound Joint Purchasing Cooperative.

  9. Assignment of Teachers Outside of Endorsed Area.

  10. Personnel Consent Agenda.


Teacher Appreciation Week May 4-8, 2020 - Governor's Proclamation
Natlie Hagglund read the Governor's Proclamation for Teacher Appreciation Week and asked all to join her in thanking teachers for all they do for students.

Al Schreiber's comments included: appreciation to teachers and classified staff for their work; an expression of thanks to Steve Lidgard and Lisa Beckt for a positive audit report; and, appreciation to the Stanwood-Camano Area Foundation for their donation to the district to help support wireless connection for students.

Charlotte Murry echoed Al Schreiber's comments and added she is very appreciative of all staff for the work they have laid out so students can continue to be educated.

Ken Christoferson's comments included: thanking staff for their dedication and planning to address the difficult challenges they've had to deal with; thanking the community for pulling together to make things work; and, sharing feedback he has received from parents and students about their distance learning experiences.

Miranda Evans comments included: appreciation to Jean Shumate for her donation to clear up lunch accounts; appreciation to teachers and staff for their efforts to make everything work, adding it is not the end of the great work everyone is doing and will continue to do; and, reflection on the opportunity the current situation has provided for students to experience learning opportunities beyond the classroom.


Natalie Hagglund adjourned the meeting at 2:18 PM.

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