Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees Terms
 
2020 - Position 4 - Anne Smith, Position 5 - Matt Gournay
2021 - Position 6 - Al Litchenburg, Position 7 - Barrett Owens*
2022 - Position 1 - Chad Collins, Position 2 - Amy Smith, Position 3 - Jeff Wood*
 
*Barrett Owens was appointed to Position 7 in September 2019. Position 7 will be on the ballot for the November 2020 election and May 2021 election.
 
*Jeff Wood was appointed to Position 3 in August 2020. Position 3 will be on the ballot for the May 2021 and May 2022 election.
 
Board Officers shown below, from left to right, Board Vice-President Amy Smith, Board Secretary Anne Smith, Board President Chad Collins.
 
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Board Activity Calendar
2019-2020
 

Month

Activities

August

 

Action Items for Consideration/Approval:

New Hires

Adopt Tax Rate

Student Code of Conduct

District Appraisal Calendar

District of Innovation Teaching Certificates

Delegates/Alternates to TASA/TASB Convention

Any Necessary Policy Changes

 

Other Items:

Student Recognitions

Public Comments

Review College Board Advanced Placement Results

Review Superintendent’s Monthly Report

 

Events:

Convocation

New Family Welcome Dinner

First Day of School

 

September

 

Action Items for Consideration/Approval:

New Hires

November Board Meeting as Budget Workshop

Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)

Board Priorities

Superintendent Goals

Annual Board Calendar

Nomination for Election to Collin Central Appraisal Board

Any Necessary Policy Changes

 

 

 

Other Items:

Student Recognitions

Employee Professional Development Recognitions

Public Comments

Review Learning in Lovejoy Professional Development

Review STAAR Results

Review Superintendent’s Monthly Report

 

Events:

Leopard Friday

Board Delegate Attends TASA/TASB Convention

 

October

 

Action Items for Consideration/Approval:

New Hires

District Improvement Plan

Campus Improvement Plans

Public Hearing to Discuss FIRST

     (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas)

Independent Audit

Budget Amendment #1

Any Necessary Policy Changes

 

Other Items:

Student Recognitions

Public Comments

Review Superintendent’s Monthly Report

 

Events:

Community Black Light Pep Rally

Homecoming

 

November

 

Action Items for Consideration/Approval:

New Hires

Amended Compensation Plan

Any Necessary Policy Changes

 

Other Items:

Student Recognitions

Public Comments

Budget Workshop

Review Superintendent’s Monthly Report

 

December

 

Action Items for Consideration/Approval:

New Hires

Approval of Tax Roll

Approval of Underwriting Services

Any Necessary Policy Changes

 

 

Other Items:

Student Recognitions

Public Comments

Review Superintendent’s Monthly Report

 

Events:

Fine Arts Festival

 

January

 

Action Items for Consideration/Approval:

New Hires

Formative Evaluation of the Superintendent

Extension of Superintendent’s Contract

Tuition-Based Enrollment Program 

Order Calling Trustee Election for May 

Any Necessary Policy Changes

 

Other Items:

Student Recognitions

Public Comments

TAPR Report

     Texas Academic Performance Report

Review Superintendent’s Monthly Report

 

Events:

School Board Recognition Month

 

February

 

Action Items for Consideration/Approval:

New Hires

School Calendar

Budget Amendment #2

Any Necessary Policy Changes

 

Other Items:

Student Recognitions

Public Comments

Budget Workshop

Review Superintendent’s Monthly Report

 

Events:

TASB Winter Governance & Legal Seminar

 

March

 

Action Items for Consideration/Approval:

New Hires

Extension/Renewal of Administrator Contracts

Any Necessary Policy Changes

 

 

Other Items:

Student Recognitions

Public Comments

Review Superintendent’s Monthly Report

 

Events:

STEM Festival

 

April

 

Action Items for Consideration/Approval:

New Hires

Allotment and TEKS Certification

Any Necessary Policy Changes

 

Other Items:

Student Recognitions

Public Comments

Budget Workshop

Announce Board Training

Review Superintendent’s Monthly Report

 

May

 

Action Items for Consideration/Approval:

 

School Board Election

Special Board Meeting to Canvass Election

Statement of Oath of Office to Newly Elected Board Members

Board Officer Selection Process

 

New Hires

Teacher Contract Renewals

Chapter 41 Option with TEA

Any Necessary Policy Changes

 

Other Items:

Student Recognitions

Leadership Lovejoy Graduate Recognitions

Public Comments

Local Orientation for Newly Elected Board Members

Budget Workshop

Review Superintendent’s Monthly Report

 

Events:

Graduation

Recognition of District Retirees and Service Award Recipients

 

 

 

 

June

 

Action Items for Consideration/Approval:

New Hires

Completion of the Superintendent Evaluation Form Based on the

     Summative Performance of the Superintendent

Final Budget Amendment for Prior Year

Public Hearing to Discuss Budget and Tax Rate

Adopt Budget

Adopt Compensation Plan

Region 10 Memorandum of Understanding

Resolution(s) for TASB Delegate Assembly

Any Necessary Policy Changes

 

Other Items:

Student Recognitions

Public Comments

Budget Workshop

Review Superintendent’s Monthly Report

 

Events:

TASB Summer Leadership Institute

 

July

 

Action Items for Consideration/Approval:

New Hires

District Appraisers

Any Necessary Policy Changes

 

Other Items:

Public Comments

Review Superintendent’s Monthly Report

 

 

 

To Be Scheduled: Team of Eight Training

 

 

 
 
 
The Mission of the Lovejoy Independent School District:
 
A school, in partnership with parents and community, committed to providing opportunities for students to reach their academic and personal potential in a changing world.