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Board Highlights: March 11, 2024

Brooklyn Center Community Schools’ School Board met for a regular meeting on Monday, March 11, 2024, at 5910 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430. Below are the highlights. 



  • Jena Carlson, Ellen Morehouse, and Kaitlin Stein presented the Student Learning Experience and Progress Data Update

  • Tammy Albers provided an Employee Engagement Report

 Budget Update

  • Sara Bratsch, Director of Finance, and Kathleen Heider, Assistant Director of Finance, provided a Budget Update and Cash Flow Report

Action Items

  • ISD 286 NWS Termination of Transportation Services

  • Non-Substantive Review/Revision - (Policy review/revisions where revisions do not change the substance of the policy. As per Policy 208, section IV, D, the following only require one vote to approve):

    • Policy 101 - Legal Status of the School - minor changes from MSBA

    • Policy 304 - Superintendent Contract, Duties and Evaluation - cross-references elimination from MSBA

    • Policy 305 - Policy Implementation - minor wording changes from MSBA

    • Policy 306 - Administrator Code of Ethics - No MSBA changes, just a review

    • Policy 427 - Workload limits for certain Special Education Teachers - No MSBA changes, just a review

  • First Read Board Policy Revisions/Updates: 

    • Policy 208, Development, Adoption, and Implementation of Policies - MSBA changes to the identified policies required for yearly review

    • Policy 209 - Code of Ethics - Revisions based on the February 26, 2024 Board work session discussions

    • Policy 901- Community Education - This is a new policy for BCCS. MSBA suggested version 


  1. School Board Member Reports

  2. Superintendent Report

  3. Leadership Reports

The public meeting minutes will be posted here shortly.