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School Board Agenda April 9, 2024

Board Meeting

4:30 p.m. Executive Session (non-public session)
6:00 p.m. Business Session (public session)

Location: Boardroom, 2575 Commercial Street SE, Salem, Oregon.

Public access is available online.

English: Broadcast available on CC:Media YouTube.
Spanish: Broadcast available on CC:Media YouTube

ASL: Services provided during the meeting.

Spanish audio interpretation: via Interactio app. Launch the app and use event code: SKPS2024

Meeting broadcast on CC:Media, channel 21. Closed caption in English through CC:Media television and YouTube.

Call To Order

  • Attendance

Executive Session

The board will meet in executive session under the following Oregon Revised Statute (ORS):

  • ORS 192.660(2)(k) to consider matters relating to school safety or a plan that responds to safety threats made toward a school.

Representatives of the news media are allowed to attend executive sessions, except for those sessions held in regard to expulsions. All other audience members are excluded from executive sessions and are asked to exit the meeting area. Representatives of the news media are specifically directed not to report on any of the deliberations during executive sessions, except to state the general subject of the session as listed on the agenda. No recording of executive sessions is allowed without express permission from the board.


6 p.m. (public session)

  • Land Acknowledgement
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Agenda Modifications

Spotlight On Success

  • Spotlights


  • Superintendent's Report
  • Report
  • CBOC Annual Report for Calendar Year 2023

Public Comment

Public comment will be accepted by calling in, joining online, or in writing, (sign-up using the online form is required). The link to a Google Form to sign up to provide public comment opens when the agenda is posted and closes at 3 p.m. Monday. Directions for all types of public comment are included in the sign-up form.

A lottery system will be used to select speakers at random. Depending on the number of people who signed up to comment, we may not be able to hear from everyone. For this meeting, thirty (30) minutes will be designated for public comment. Each speaker will be allowed up to three (3) minutes. Electronic mechanisms are utilized online and in the meeting room for translation purposes. The board will receive the written public comment prior to the board meeting, and the written comment will be posted on the district website.

Action Items

  • Ratification of the Collective Bargaining Agreement 2023–2025 between the Salem-Keizer School District 24J and Salem Keizer Education Association
  • Adopt Resolution No. 202324-5 – Supplemental Budget and Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2023-24
  • Declaration of Budget Committee Position Vacancy


  • 1st read – Recommended Adoption of High School English Language Arts Curriculum
  • 1st read – Recommended Adoption of Middle School Math Curriculum
  • 1st read – Newcomer English Language Development Curriculum
  • 1st read – 2024 Transportation Supplemental Plan

Consent Calendar

  • Acceptance of Grants
  • Approve the Child Abuse Prevention Month Proclamation
  • Approve the Arab American History Month Proclamation
  • Personnel Actions

Information/Standard Reports

  • Student Investment Account (SIA) Financial Audit Report for School Year 2022-23
  • CBOC Annual Report for Calendar Year 2023
  • Board/Budget Meeting Calendar

Board Reports

Board reports are to share the work from formal committee assignments and activities of the board related to youth programs and school district activities.