Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 9/2/2020 - 4:30 PM
Category: Curriculum and Instruction
Type: Info/Action
Subject: 14.1 Review and Approve Proposed New High School Courses
District Goals and Beliefs:
Belief 1 - Students are the focus of all decisions
Belief 2 - A culture of accountability shall drive excellence and promote the district vision of teaching and learning
Enclosure: Board Item Staff Report
Courses Description for Pre-AP English 1, Pre-AP English 1 Honors, Pre-AP English 2, and Pre-AP English 2 Honors;
Course Description for Pre-AP Biology
New Courses 2020-2021 Summary
File Attachment:
Board Item Staff Report New HS Classes 2020-21.pdf
Course Descriptions Pre AP (1).pdf
Pre-AP Biology Course Description.pdf
New Courses 20-21 Summary.pdf
Summary: The intention of adding these new units to the English and Biology 9 curriculum is to provide equitable access to rigorous curriculum to prepare 9th graders for possible AP courses in their
high school careers.
Funding: Instructional Materials Funds
Recommendation: Review and approve the proposed new high school courses
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Valerie Simpson - Executive Director of Educational Services
Signed By:
Carmen Ghysels - Superintendent CLO
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Dianna Driller Moved, Member Kirsten Livak seconded to approve the Original motion 'Info/Approve new HS Courses'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 4 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 4 - 0
Gaylan Larson     Yes
Kirsten Livak     Yes
Dianna Driller     Yes
Cristina Hennessey     Yes