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Management Meeting Minutes 10 May 2011

Welcome by Dean

1. Auckland Trip
· Payment and koha we discussed koha for the 3 schools and Dean is to sort it.
Accommodation at Spencer Hotel – cheaper on that side of town.
James and Alistair not staying.
· Transport – Gerard and Joe driving the vans. James, Alistair, and Paul not in van. Vans leaving from Matamata Intermediate.

2. Principals Trip To Palmerston North
· Hosts – Judi Buckley and Lyn Ross
· Confirmed to Go and paying accommodation – Carolyn, Judi, Dean, Paul, Linda, James, Lorraine, Heather,
· Yet to confirm – Bob, Jenny and Alistair
· Kingsgate – accommodation unless a suitable motel unit found.
· Leaving on Wednesday at 8.00am possibly visit a school in Taupo midday.
· Confirmed Programme will be emailed when all arrangements done.

3. Teacher Only Day Registration
· 8.30am start with Keynote speaker Jeni Wilson
· 10.00am workshop One
· 1.15am workshop Two
· Principals Jobs – Welcome and Housekeeping – Lorraine and Marion. Introduce Jeni - Carolyn, Thank Jeni- Alistair. Workshop room organisation – Lorraine. Jeni’s Guide and Butler – Marion. Technician – organised by Intermediate. Teacher Aides workshop Judi and Linda. Intermediate staff to be assigned to a workshop to support. Carolyn to view workshops lists to identify a person to thank and organise fudge gifts. Carolyn to organise gift for Jeni ($50).
· Workshops – Every school to collate all their staff choices for the workshops (1st and 2nd Choice)
· To Do – all principals to email the names of teacher aides who are going to Staff ICTPD day lorraine@matamataintermediate.school.nz
· Registrations – required by Judi by Friday 20 May.
· Sponsor – ASB – providing bottle of water for everyone, bag, pen and notebook

4. Finance
· $12,000 surplus which will be spent on the conference.
· Ballpark figure for disbursement similar to last one.
· Special thanks to Dean for the financial organisation and management which resulted in the saving of $$$ through the BG process.

5. Action Plans and Evidence Wikis
· Action Plan - Put up your school action plan (Matamata Primary, Firth, Kuranui, St Josephs, Walton) on the cluster wiki under cluster document.
· Evidence Wikis – Make sure evidence is uploaded to each page by each teacher as our national facilitator will be viewing it.
· Milestone – this is required asap – this Friday 13 May at the latest.
· VLN – register today. Read the pdf. Principals view the site and play. All Matamata District staff to join the VLN. Judi will upload school stories for us.