The Enrollment and Capacity Management Advisory Committee is a critical element of the planning and communication framework created by the Enrollment and Capacity Management Task Force in February 2016. 

The purpose of the Enrollment and Capacity Management Advisory Committee is to analyze information affecting enrollment, capacity, and building use, and to generate observations and recommendations to be communicated to district administration. 2017-2018 Summary of Progress report 

Observations and recommendations will:

  • Be concise and informed by data
  • Align with district racial equity work
  • Be sustainable
  • Identify and examine the implications for all students
  • Identify potential costs and consider funding strategies
  • Be made with as much advance notice as possible when change is recommended

Advisory Committee members

Meeting dates, locations and materials  

September 18, 2017 (Orientation)

Overview of meetings
Advisory Committee charge
2016-2017 Summary of Progress
2017-2018 Strategic Plan

October 16, 2017 (Educational Service Center)

News article about another district's experience with a proposed boundary change
October 10 presentation to school board

November 13, 2017 (Fernbrook Elementary)

Advisory Committee member hopes
News article: Farmington Area Public Schools
News article: Osseo Area Schools
Q & A to date
Review of Guiding Principles
Fernbrook Elementary floor plan and capacity analysis
November 1, 2017 enrollment comparison
Enrollment projections

January 22, 2018 (canceled due to weather)

February 26, 2018 (Park Center Senior High)

Enrollment projections
Elementary capacity analysis
Elementary capacity table conversation

March 19, 2018 (Garden City Elementary)

Notes from February 26 table discussion, elementary capacity
DRAFT summary of secondary capacity calculations
Middle school/senior high school capacity analysis
Secondary capacity table conversation

April 23, 2018 (Educational Service Center)

DRAFT enrollment section of Summary of Progress report
5-year enrollment projections
MDE guidelines for core support areas
Elementary capacity analysis
Secondary capacity analysis
Group consensus forms

April 30, 2018 (Educational Service Center)

Responses from April 23 group consensus activity

ECMAC-related reports at school board work sessions

October 10, 2017
March 13, 2018 
May 8, 2018

Advisory Committee members 2017-2018

Community members School Board
Linette Allison Mike Ostaffe
Julie Bloom  
Douglas Camlin Staff
Genevieve Cooley Carrie Cabe
David Dostal Dale Carlstrom
Sujata Dutta Gerald Edwards
Bernadette Foh BJ Irmiter
Magali Garcia-Flores Patricia Magnuson
Erik Hasse Robin Moe
Aslam Hayat Barb Olson
Hassen Hussein Christian Olson
Nicholas Kaster Kelly Wilson
Kelly Kudla  
Kendra Kuhlmann  
Ted Lande  
Chris Nagel  
Fatuma Peterson  
Zoua Pha  
Coriene Ploetz  
Damon Ray  
James Saydee  
Jeromie Smith  
Anthony Swaray  
Fred Williams  
Sabrina Williams  


Ron Meyer
Executive Director, Finance and Operations