Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 2/7/2019 - 7:00 PM
Category: First Reads - Curriculum
Type: Info
Subject: 8.7 Middle School Science Curriculum (First Read)
Strategic Plan 2018-2023:
Focus Area: Academic
Key Requirements: Provide a relevant educational experience that prepares all students for college and career success.
Policy: IIAA - Curriculum and Textbook Adoption
Provide Name(s) of Attachments: 6th Grade Science Course Summary
7th Grade Science Course Summary
8th Grade Science Course Summary
File Attachment:
6th Grade Science Course Summary--Board First Read--Feb. 7, 2019.pdf
7th Grade Science Course Summary--Board First Read--February 7, 2019.pdf
8th Grade Science Course Summary--Board First Read--Feb. 7, 2019.pdf
Provide Background Details and Rationale: Representatives from Plaza Middle School, Congress Middle School & Lakeview Middle School worked together to revise the following courses: 6th Grade Science, 7th Grade Science & 8th Grade Science. The curriculum will be on review until February 28, 2019 when curriculum is presented to the Board for final approval. Notice of the review will be communicated via "First Hand" email, and posted on the district website informing patrons of the proposed adoption.
Provide Funding Source and Estimated Cost: None at this time.
Legal References N/A
Name of Persons(s) Submitting Agenda Item with Title Dr. Jaime Dial, Director of Secondary Education; and Dr. Jeff Klein, Assistant Superintendent of Academic Services.
Presenter(s) if Presentation Anticipated N/A
Recommendation: It will be recommended at the February 28, 2019 Board Meeting that the Park Hill Board of Education approve Middle School Science curriculum revisions, as presented.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Dr. Jaime Dial - Director of Secondary Education
Signed By:
Dr. Jeff Klein - Assistant Superintendent
Signed By:
Dr. Jeanette Cowherd - Superintendent