SAC Meeting Minutes

SAC Meeting Minutes

May 16th, 2017

Meeting called to order at 6:09 p.m.


In attendance: Suzan Zellers, Michelle Aldrich, Larry Hammond, Angela Cruz-Medina, Ron Davis, Freddy Diaz


Welcome – Susan Zellers


Approval of March minutes: motion by Ron Davis, second by Angela Medina


Principal’s Remarks:


  • Parent Involvement Plan (Michelle Aldrich):
    • Presented the parent involvement plan and went over some activities we plan to do next year to get our parents involved such as:
      • Tours of our International Center
      • Workshops for parents of international students – how they can support their child at home
      • Spanish/English library with fiction
      • Literacy night
      • FASFA night
      • Google night – parents can learn about the Chromebook and programs to access to stay informed about attendance and grades.
  • Asked for suggestions from SAC members about other ways to involve parents.
    • Ron Davis mentioned having the adult education students be a part of a SAC meeting


  • School Trends (Michelle Aldrich and Susan Zellers):
    • Certifications:
      • 8 welders (1 female – 1st in school’s history)
      • Microsoft certification in progress
      • 98% of Nursing students passed CNA and/or EKG
      • 100% pass rate in Firefighting (approx. 14 students)
      • Culinary is working on Serv Safe certification
  • Data:
    • Math data – going up
    • Reading data – not where we want it to be, but within a successful range
    • Science and Social Studies – at same level as district average
    • Expecting good scores/results to come back within next week regarding state assessments


  • Graduation (Susan Zellers)
    • 360-370 students, Sat. May 20th at 2:30, Alico Arena
    • some students still finishing courses


  • Cambridge program (Susan Zellers)
    • Sophomore class full
    • 8 spots available in 9th grade
    • We have met all of our goals for the program
    • Expecting 75 students (25 10th graders and 50 9th graders)


  • Incoming Freshmen
    • 2150 students expected for 17-18 school year (approx. 530 incoming freshmen)
    • Last week freshmen students were able to register for courses and learn about their graduation requirements.


Good of the Order:

-Notification we have an all-area 1st team catcher who made the All-star team. She will be playing in the game Tuesday, May 23rd, at City of Palms in Fort Myers.


Adjournment 6:34