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Chicago Board of Education renews mentoring services agreement

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By Louie Torres | Nov 13, 2016

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The Chicago Board of Education met Aug. 24 to renew an agreement with AARP for mentoring services.

Here is the meeting's agenda, as provided by the board:

Official Report of the Proceedings

of the

BOARD OF EDUCATION

of the City of Chicago

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Regular Meeting-Wednesday, August 24, 2016

10:30 A.M.

(42 West Madison Street)

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Published by the Authority of the Chicago Board of Education

Frank M. Clark Estela G. Beltran

President Secretary

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Board Member Fr. Garanzini moved to adopt Motion 16-0824-MO1.

The Secretary called the roll and the vote was as follows:

Yeas: Mr. Furlong, Mr. Guzman, Dr. Hines, Ms. Ward, Fr. Garanzini, and President Clark – 6

Nays: None

President Clark thereupon declared Motion 16-0824-MO1 adopted.

CLOSED SESSION

RECORD OF CLOSED SESSION

The following is a record of the Board's Closed Session:

(1) The Closed Meeting was held on August 24, 2016, beginning at 1:12 p.m. at the CPS Loop

Office, 42 W. Madison Street, Garden Level, Conference Room GC-116, and Chicago Illinois

60602.

(2) PRESENT: Mr. Furlong, Mr. Guzman, Dr. Hines, Ms. Ward, Fr. Garanzini, and President

Clark – 6

(3) ABSENT: Ms. Jordan Turner - 1

A. Counsel Retention

B. Other Reports

C. Warning Resolutions

D. Terminations

E. Personnel

F. Collective Bargaining

G. Real Estate

H. Security

I. Closed Session Minutes

J. Individual Student Matters

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No votes were taken in Closed Session.

After Closed Session the Board reconvened.

Members present after Closed Session: Mr. Furlong, Mr. Guzman, Dr. Hines, Ms. Ward,

Fr. Garanzini, and President Clark – 6

Members absent after Closed Session: Ms. Jordan Turner - 1

President Clark thereupon proceeded with Agenda Items.

16-0824-AR4

16-0824-AR5

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The Secretary called the roll and the vote was as follows:

Yeas: Mr. Furlong, Mr. Guzman, Dr. Hines, Ms. Ward, Fr. Garanzini, and President Clark – 6

Nays: None

President Clark thereupon declared Board Reports 16-0824-AR4 and 16-0824-AR5 adopted.

16-0824-AR6

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16-0824-AR7

16-0824-AR8

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President Clark indicated that if there are no objections, Board Reports 16-0824-AR6

through 16-0824-AR8 would be adopted by the last favorable roll call vote, all members voting

therefore.

President Clark thereupon declared Board Reports 16-0824-AR6 through 16-0824-AR8

adopted.

16-0824-EX7

16-0824-EX8

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16-0824-EX9

16-0824-EX10

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16-0824-EX11

16-0824-EX12

16-0824-EX13

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16-0824-EX14

16-0824-EX15

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President Clark indicated that if there are no objections, Board Reports 16-0824-EX7

through 16-0824-EX15 would be adopted by the last favorable roll call vote, all members voting

therefore.

President Clark thereupon declared Board Reports 16-0824-EX7 through 16-0824-EX15

adopted.

16-0824-EX16

16-0824-EX17

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President Clark indicated that if there are no objections, Board Reports 16-0824-EX16 and

16-0824-EX17 would be adopted by the last favorable roll call vote, all members voting therefore.

President Clark thereupon declared Board Reports 16-0824-EX16 and 16-0824-EX17

adopted.

16-0824-RS9

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President Clark indicated that if there are no objections, Board Report 16-0824-RS9 would

be adopted by the last favorable roll call vote, all members voting therefore.

President Clark thereupon declared Board Report 16-0824-RS9 adopted.

Vice President Guzman presented the following Motion:

16-0824-MO2

Board Member Fr. Garanzini moved to adopt Motion 16-0824-MO2.

The Secretary called the roll and the vote was as follows:

Yeas: Mr. Furlong, Mr. Guzman, Dr. Hines, Ms. Ward, Fr. Garanzini, and President Clark – 6

Nays: None

President Clark thereupon declared Motion 16-0824-MO2 adopted.

Board Member Furlong presented the following Motion:

16-0824-MO3

Board Member Ward moved to adopt Motion 16-0824-MO3.

The Secretary called the roll and the vote was as follows:

Yeas: Mr. Furlong, Mr. Guzman, Dr. Hines, Ms. Ward, Fr. Garanzini, and President Clark – 6

Nays: None

President Clark thereupon declared Motion 16-0824-MO3 adopted.

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16-0824-RS1

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16-0824-RS2

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16-0824-RS3

FINAL

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16-0824-RS4

FINAL

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16-0824-RS8

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President Clark indicated that if there are no objections, Board Reports 16-0824-RS1

through 16-0824-RS8 would be adopted by the last favorable roll call vote, all members voting

therefore.

President Clark thereupon declared Board Reports 16-0824-RS1 through 16-0824-RS8

adopted.

16-0824-CO1

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16-0824-EX1*

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*[Note: The complete document will be on File in the Office of the Board]

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16-0824-EX4

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16-0824-AR1

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16-0824-AR2

16-0824-OP1

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16-0824-OP2

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16-0824-PR1

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16-0824-PR3

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Board Member Dr. Hines abstained on Board Report 16-0824-PR4.

16-0824-PR5

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16-0824-PR6

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16-0824-PR7

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16-0824-PR8

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16-0824-PR12

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16-0824-PR13

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President Clark indicated that if there were no objections, Board Reports 16-0824-EX1

through 16-0824-EX4, 16-0824-AR1 and 16-0824-AR2, 16-0824-OP1 and 16-0824-OP2, and

16-0824-PR1 through 16-0824-PR13, with the noted abstention, would be adopted by the last

favorable roll call vote, all members present voting therefore.

President Clark thereupon declared Board Reports 16-0824-EX1 through 16-0824-EX4,

16-0824-AR1 and 16-0824-AR2, 16-0824-OP1 and 16-0824-OP2, and 16-0824-PR1 through

16-0824-PR13 adopted.

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16-0824-EX5

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President Clark thereupon declared Board Reports 16-0824-EX5, 16-0824-EX6, and

16-0824-AR3 accepted.

OMNIBUS

At the Regular Board Meeting held on August 24, 2016 the foregoing motions, reports and

other actions set forth from number 16-0824-MO1 through 16-0824-MO3 except as otherwise

indicated, were adopted as the recommendations or decisions of the Chief Executive Officer and

General Counsel.

Board Member Dr. Hines abstained on Board Report 16-0824-PR4.

ADJOURNMENT

President Clark moved to adjourn the meeting, and it was so ordered by a voice vote, all

members present voting therefore.

President Clark thereupon declared the Board Meeting adjourned.

I, Estela G. Beltran, Secretary of the Board of Education and Keeper of the records thereof,

do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct record of certain proceedings of said

Board of Education of the City of Chicago at its Regular Board Meeting held on August 24, 2016

held at the CPS Loop Office, 42 W. Madison Street, Garden Level, Board Room, Chicago, Illinois,

60602.

Estela G. Beltran

Secretary

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INDEX

AR – REPORTS FROM THE GENERAL COUNSEL

16-0824-AR1 Authorize Entering Into Agreements for Qualified Independent

Hearing Officers. 52, 53

16-0824-AR2 Debarment of Steven Bell and First Strike Program. 53

16-0824-AR3 Report on Board Report Rescissions. 100 - 105

16-0824-AR4 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Ice Miller LLP. 3

16-0824-AR5 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Jackson Lewis P.C.. 3, 4

16-0824-AR6 Approve Compliance with Arbitration Awards Regarding Teacher

Schedules at Two High Schools. 4

16-0824-AR7 Approve Payment of Proposed Settlement Regarding Jeremy L.. 5

16-0824-AR8 Commercial Litigation – Authorize Settlement of Adversary Complaint

No. 15A–00792 and Eva Khoshaba and Oshana Khoshaba v. Board, Case

No. 13 CH 26315. 5, 6

CO – COMMUNICATION

16-0824-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of September 28, 2016 –

CPS Loop Office, 42 W. Madison, Garden Level, Board Room, Chicago, IL 60602. 42

EX – REPORTS FROM THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

16-0824-EX1 Transfer of Funds*

*[Note: The complete document will be on File in the Office of the Board]. 43 - 45

16-0824-EX2 Approve the 2016-2018 Continuous Improvement Work Plans for Schools in

Intensive Support. 45 - 50

16-0824-EX3 Reclassify Community Services West Career Academy as a District

Managed School. 51

16-0824-EX4 Reclassify the Prologue Early College as a District Managed School. 51

16-0824-EX5 Authorization to Accept the Head Start Grant Funds from the Chicago

Department of Family Support Services. 98

16-0824-EX6 Report on Principal Contracts (New). 98 - 100

16-0824-EX7 Principal Contract (New ALSC) (Erin Galfer). 6

16-0824-EX8 Approve Appointment of Chief Teaching and Learning Officer Effective

August 8, 2016 and Ratify all Lawful Actions Taken as Chief Teaching and

Learning Officer Since August 8, 2016 (LaTanya McDade). 6, 7

16-0824-EX9 Approve Appointment of Chief Procurement Officer Effective June 20, 2016

and Ratify all Lawful Actions Taken as Chief Procurement Officer Since

June 20, 2016 (Leslie Norgren). 7

16-0824-EX10 Approve Appointment of Controller Effective September 1, 2016

(Melinda Gildart). 7

16-0824-EX11 Approve Appointment of Chief Facilities Officer Effective June 20, 2016

and Ratify all Lawful Actions Taken as Chief Facilities Officer Since

June 20, 2016 (Jason Kierna). 8

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EX – REPORTS FROM THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (Continued)

16-0824-EX12 Approve Appointment of Chief of Schools Effective August 1, 2016

and Ratify all Lawful Actions Taken as Chief of Schools Since

August 1, 2016 (Eduardo Cesario). 8

16-0824-EX13 Approve Appointment of Chief of Schools Effective August 1, 2016

and Ratify all Lawful Actions Taken as Chief of Schools Since

August 1, 2016 (Bogdana Chkoumbova). 8, 9

16-0824-EX14 Approve Appointment of Chief of Schools Effective August 1, 2016

and Ratify all Lawful Actions Taken as Chief of Schools Since

August 1, 2016 (Jeffery Dase). 9

16-0824-EX15 Approve Appointment of Chief of Schools Effective August 1, 2016

and Ratify all Lawful Actions Taken as Chief of Schools Since

August 1, 2016 (Felicia Sanders). 9, 10

16-0824-EX16 Warning Resolution - Benita Whitfield, School Social Worker, Assigned

to the Office of Diverse Learner Supports and Services. 10

16-0824-EX17 Adopt Finding that Pupils are Non-Residents of the City of Chicago

Indebted to the Chicago Public Schools for Non-Resident Tuition. 10, 11

MO – MOTIONS

16-0824-MO1 Motion to Hold a Closed Session. 1, 2

16-0824-MO2 Motion Re: Adopt and Maintain as Confidential Closed Session Minutes

from July 27, 2016. 12

16-0824-MO3 Motion Re: Approval of Record of Proceedings of Meeting Open to the Public

July 27, 2016. 12

OP – REPORTS FROM THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

16-0824-OP1 Amend Board Report 15-0527-OP1 Approve Lease with Invescomex I, LLC

for the Use of Space Located at 4632-36 South Kedzie Avenue for Columbia

Explorers Pre-K Program. 53, 54

16-0824-OP2 Amend Board Report 16-0525-OP2 Approve Renewal of Intergovernmental

Agreement with City Colleges for Use of the Building Located at

3400 N Austin Ave. 54 - 56

PR – REPORTS FROM THE CHIEF PROCUREMENT OFFICER

16-0824-PR1 Authorize a New Agreement with AARP Foundation for School Based

Tutoring and Mentoring Services. 56 - 58

16-0824-PR2 Authorize New Agreements with Various Vendors for Personalized

Learning Professional Development Services. 58, 59, 60

16-0824-PR3 Authorize the Final Renewal Agreement with Leap Innovations for

Personalized Learning Research and Development Services. 60, 61

16-0824-PR4 Amend Board Report 16-0622-PR1 Amend Board Report 16-0427-PR2

Amend Board Report 15-0624-PR17 Authorize the Pre-Qualification Status

of and New Agreements with Various Vendors to Provide Educational

Products. 62 - 78

16-0824-PR5 Amend Board Report 16-0427-PR15 Authorize the Pre-Qualification Status

of and Entering Into Agreements with Various Vendors for Custom Print

Services. 78 - 81

16-0824-PR6 Authorize the Second Renewal Agreement with Office Depot for Purchase

of Office Supplies and Related Products. 82, 83

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PR – REPORTS FROM THE CHIEF PROCUREMENT OFFICER (Continued)

16-0824-PR7 Authorize a New Agreement with ILLCO Inc. for the Supply and Delivery

of Window Mounted Air Conditioning Units. 84, 85

16-0824-PR8 Authorize a New Agreement with Auburn Corporation for Installation of

Window Mounted Air Conditioning Units, Including Window Panels,

Brackets and Accessories. 85 - 87

16-0824-PR9 Report on the Award of Construction Contracts and Changes to Construction

Contracts for the Board of Education's Capital Improvement Program. 87 - 90

16-0824-PR10 Authorize the First Renewal Agreement with Premier Facility Solutions for

Cleanliness Audit Services at Various Schools. 91, 92

16-0824-PR11 Authorize the First Renewal Agreement with T & J Plumbing Inc. for

Backflow Device Maintenance and Testing. 92, 93, 94

16-0824-PR12 Ratify New Agreement with Buzz Sawyer for Consulting Services. 94, 95

16-0824-PR13 Authorize a New Agreement with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois for

Medical and Ancillary Medical Services. 96, 97

RS – RESOLUTIONS

16-0824-RS1 Resolution Regarding School Rating Policy. 13, 14

16-0824-RS2 Resolution Adopting the Annual School Budget for Fiscal Year 2017. 14 - 21

16-0824-RS3 Resolution Levying Property Taxes and Authorizing and Directing the

Filing of a Controller's Certificate for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 for Capital

Improvement Purposes of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago. 22 - 24

16-0824-RS4 Resolution Levying Property Taxes and Authorizing and Directing the

Filing of a Controller's Certificate for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 for School

Purposes of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago. 24 - 27

16-0824-RS5 Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of General Obligation Alternate Bonds

of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago in an Aggregate Principal

Amount Not to Exceed $945,000,000, Pursuant to the School Code and the

Local Government Debt Reform Act and Authorizing Certain Other Matters. 28 - 35

16-0824-RS6 Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of Educational Purposes Tax

Anticipation Warrants and Notes of the Board of Education of the City of

Chicago, Illinois, in an Aggregate Principal Amount Not to Exceed

$1,555,000,000. 35 - 40

16-0824-RS7 Resolution Authorizing Payment of the Balance Due for MEABF and Laborers'

Pensioners' Medical Insurance Plan and Requiring Changes that Make

Pensioners' Medical Insurance Plan Financially Sustainable. 40, 41

16-0824-RS8 Amend Board Report 16-0622-RS1 Resolution: Authorize Appointment

of Members to Local School Councils for the New Terms of Office. 41, 42

RS – REPORT FROM THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

16-0824-RS9 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss

Educational Support Personnel. 11, 12

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