Board of Education Meeting Overview

An overview of actions taken by the
Utica Community Schools
Board of Education
October 13, 2014

Students and staff present "iLearn@Crissman"
Crissman Elementary presented "iLearn@Crissman" at the Board of Education meeting. The presentation highlighted the importance of a strong educational experience to assist all students in the development of the skills necessary to achieve their aspirations through post-secondary experiences.

Dr. Johns updates board on important events
Dr. Johns updated the Board on important dates over the next few weeks: The October 31 half-day for elementary schools, no school on Election Day, the West Utica Veterans Day Celebration and Parent Teacher Conferences.

2013-2014 audit presented
Utica Community Schools (UCS) received high marks from its auditing firm for overall fiscal responsibility and transparency in its recently-released fiscal audit. Auditors noted that the audit presented was “unmodified” – representing the report’s adherence to accepted accounting principles and focus on accuracy and detail. More information is available at this link:

Second reading of Connecting Math Concepts approved
The Board approved the second reading of Connecting Math Concepts, a grades K-9 math program to be used in Special Services self-contained cognitively impaired classrooms.