P.S. 20 Anna Silver School, Rm.136, New York, N.Y. 10002, (212) 353-2946, Fax (212) 353-2945 CEC1@schools.nyc.gov www.cecd1.org

 Members: Daniel Becker, Lisa Donlan, Olivia Islam, Latesha Moore, Arnette Scott, Moses Seuram, Marco Battistella, Fatima Baba

Daniella Phillips–District 1 Community Superintendent

August 20, 2014 Calendar/Business – Minutes

6:13 Members Present

Lisa Donlan

Fatima Baba

Latesha Moore

Olivia Rychter

Daniel Becker

Moses Seuram

Quorum Present

Excused Absence – Marco Battistella

Late – Arnette Scott 6:23

6:16 – Superintendent’s Report

4 New Principals in District One –

Island School – Suany Ramos

Earth School – Abby Futterman– founding principal –

East Village Community – Bradley Goodman

PS 20 Anna Silver – Carmen Collon

Gain of 4.4% on ELA scores Gain in Math – 41% proficient

66% of D1 teachers were approved for tenure – 32% extended

180 students retained vs 2012-2013  337


6:40 – Public Comment

6:54 – Move into Business Meeting

Discussion of School Diversity Town Hall & Data

Chancellor Farina to attend September Town Hall – 6-7pm


Council Discussion of Mission Statement

Latesha makes motion to change “evaluate the impact of charter schools on D1 School”

Daniel makes motion to change – “advocate for an equitable admissions policy for our schools that reflects the diversity within D1; examine the efficacy and coherence of offering local gifted and talented programs in light of the implementation of common core curriculums and standards”

Olivia motions to make the aforementioned changes to the 2014-2015 mission statement

Daniel Seconds

All in favor



Discussion of Bylaws

Olivia makes motion to approve the bylaws for the 2014 2015 school year with no changes

Daniel Seconds

All in favor



Olivia motions to approve July meeting minutes

Daniel Seconds

All in favor



Meeting Adjourned – 8:16 pm