WORTH COUNTY BOE SEPTEMBER 2023 REGULAR BOARD MEETING NOTES
Held public hearing on the Nodaway County Enhanced Enterprise Zone Addendum. Approved Addendum to Nodaway County Enhanced Enterprise Zone
Approved contract with the Area Cooperative of Education Services to provide educational support
Approved program reviews for federal programs (Special Education, Parents as Teachers,, and Title programs)
Heard citizen comments in regards to a possible school sponsored Pre-K class
Discussed board refresher training and given an update on CSIP Goal 2 related to developing and retaining effective teachers
Elementary principal reported enrollment increased by 1 student and successful Title I Parent Meeting
7-12 enrollment is down 11 students with a larger class of 2023 and smaller 7th grade
Approved policy updates
Accepted two grants for pre-kindergarten: Missouri Quality Pre-K grant and Patterson Family Foundation grant. These grants will provide approximately $250,000 toward a Pre-K classroom and expenses.
Approved providing pre-kindergarten services starting in January 2024. Information and stakeholder meetings will be available soon. Enrollment information and teaching position openings will be posted soon.
Long range planning committee will meet this October 4 to continue to re-evaluate facility needs and goals.
NEXT REGULAR MEETING: October 18 at 6:00 PM
More information on the meeting and board of education agendas can be found at: https://www.wc.k12.mo.us/boemeetings