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MDUSD board to hold Wednesday governance workshop and determine evaluation goals for new superintendent

By Theresa Harrington
Monday, October 21st, 2013 at 12:14 pm in Education, Mt. Diablo school district.

Now that the Mt. Diablo school board has hired a new superintendent to try to remedy problems perceived under former district leadership, trustees are ready to sit down and hammer out goals for their hand-picked Superintendent Nellie Meyer.

The board will hold a special meeting at 2 p.m. Wednesday — before its regular Wednesday night meeting — that will include a Governance Workshop to discuss the roles and responsibilities of the board and superintendent, as well as possible performance goals for Meyer based on the district’s strategic plan.

Here is the agenda for the meeting, which will be held in the board room at the district office, 1936 Carlotta Drive in Concord. The public is invited to comment on the superintendent’s evaluation goals before trustees go into closed session.

“1.0 Call to Order
1.1 President will call the meeting to order at 2:00 p.m. Info

2.0 Public Comment
2.1 The public may address the Board concerning items that are scheduled for discussion during closed session only. These presentations are limited to three minutes each, or a total of thirty minutes for all speakers or the three minute limit may be shortened. Speakers are not allowed to yield their time. Info

3.0 Business/Action Items

3.1 Governance Workshop – The Board and Superintendent will participate in a governance workshop led by Dr. Sally Frazier, consultant with Leadership Associates. There are two major outcomes: 1. Gain a clear understanding of the Board and Superintendent Roles and Relationship. 2. Determine the Superintendent’s goals for 2013-14 in alignment with our District Strategic Plan. Action

4.0 Adjourn to Closed Session #1
4.1 Adjourn to Closed Session at 4:00 p.m. Action

4.2 Superintendent’s Evaluation – Based on the determination of the goals for 2013-14 that occurred in Open Session, the Board will develop criteria and expectations for the Superintendent’s performance evaluation. Action

5.0 Adjournment
5.1 Adjourn meeting at 5:00 p.m. Info”

What performance goals would you suggest the board use to evaluate Superintendent Nellie Meyer?

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