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2016-10-31 Minutes

AMENDMENT TO LEASE HEARING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met for an Amendment to Lease Hearing on Monday, October 31, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Kent Somers, Liz Hathaway, Paul Sloffer, Ron Felger, and John Hilger. Also present Chris Himsel, Bill Mallers, Lisa Harris, staff and a reporter.

President Kent Somers called the hearing to order. Bill Mallers presented the Amendment to Lease. There were no board member comments. There were no audience comments. Kent Somers adjourned the hearing.

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday, October 31, 2016 immediately following the hearing in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Kent Somers, Liz Hathaway, Paul Sloffer, Ron Felger, and John Hilger. Also present: Chris Himsel, Bill Mallers, Lisa Harris, staff and a reporter.

Motions herewith mentioned are unanimous unless otherwise stated.

President Kent Somers called the meeting to order. Motion to approve the minutes of the October 10, 2016 regular meeting and October 17, 2016 executive session as presented by Liz Hathaway; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

A. RESIGNATIONSJamie Goble, Hickory Center Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 10/17/16. Stephanie Kissell, Carroll Middle Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 11/18/16. Pamela Lengacher, Perry Hill Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 10/28/16. Jennifer Lyons, Carroll High Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 12/16/16. Sandra Smith, Carroll Middle Food Service Assistant, resigned as of 10/27/16. Karla Wearley, Carroll Middle Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 10/26/16.

B. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Shari Burland

Carroll 9th

Instructional Assistant

12/5-9/16

Jennifer Engelsrud

Eel River

Instructional Assistant

12/12-16/16

Amber Faust

Carroll 9th

Teacher

Extension 11/28/16-1/4/17

Stacia Herson

Carroll Middle

Teacher

Extension 8/10/16-10/11/16

Dawn Martin

Perry Hill

Food Service Assistant

3/13-17/17

Kristine Miller

Maple Creek

Teacher

1/4/17-2/14/17

Gina Pearce

Maple Creek

Food Service Assistant

10/6-20/16

Jessica Sherck

Oak View

Teacher

Extension 9/23/16-10/4/16

C. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Kayla Black

Cedar Canyon

Long-term Substitute Teacher Effective 11/21/16-5/26/17

Katie Cybulski

Carroll High

Carroll Middle

Long-term Substitute Teacher 50% Effective 9/29/16-12/21/16

Long-term Substitute Teacher 50% Effective 9/29/16-12/21/16

Barb Durling

Carroll High

Long-term Substitute Teacher 10/10/16-1/20/17

Deonna

Ramseyer

Carroll High

Long-term Substitute Teacher Extension Effective 11/23/16-1/4/17

Janice Wright

Huntertown

Long-term Substitute Teacher 11/1/16-12/21/16

D. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Christine

Armstrong

Oak View

Instructional Assistant Classroom 5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Amy Barcelona

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom 3 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Jean Bruening

Carroll High OLC

Instructional Assistant 3.5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Wendy Burchett

Oak View

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional 4 hours/day, total 5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Samantha
Claflin

Oak View

Food Service Assistant 3 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Yvonne

Cristman

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom 3 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Jennifer

Engelsrud

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional .75 hour/day, total 2.25 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Courtney

England

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom .75 hour/day Effective 11/1/16

Maria Geese

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional .75 hours/day, total 2.25 hours/day

Effective 11/1/16

Kim Goodwin

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional 1 hour/day, total 3 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Lisakay Hall

Oak View

Instructional Assistant Classroom 5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Jody

Harkenrider

Eel River

Instructional Assistant 1.5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Lori Hirschy

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant Classroom 2.5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Susan Hoffman

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional 1 hour/day total 5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Amy Lawson

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional 1 hour/day total 4 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

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Classified Recommendations Cont'd

Lori Logue

Perry Hill

Instructional Assistant Literacy additional 1 hours/day total 2.25 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Pamela Manor

Transportation

Non-Routed Substitute Bus Driver Effective 11/1/16

Christina

Mavrakis

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant SE additional .25 hours/day total 3 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Vanessa

McCormick

Carroll High

Instructional Assistant 3.5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Kerry Melchi

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional 2 hours/day, total 2.5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Dawn Merriman

Carroll High OLC

Instructional Assistant 3.5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Wendy Metzger

Hickory Center

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional 1.5 hours/day, total 3 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Lindsay Meyer

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Office 2 hours/day

Instructional Assistant Classroom 3 hours/day

Effective 11/9/16

Dodie

Miller-Gould

Carroll Middle

Instructional Assistant ELL 3 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Liz Milliman

Hickory Center

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional 1.5 hours/day, total 3 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Lindsey Motl

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom 5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Kelly Niblick

Carroll High

Food Service Assistant 3 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Joann Parrot

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom 1 hour/day Effective 11/1/16

Darla Pierzchala

Oak View

Instructional Assistant Classroom 5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Rita Reinking

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional .75 hour/day, total 2.25 hour/day Effective 11/1/16

Brenda Robbins

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom 1.5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Debbie

Sanderson

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional .75 hour/day, total 2.25 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Lori Schwarz

Eel River

Instructional Assistant 1.5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Linda Shank

Oak View

Instructional Assistant Classroom 3 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Mona Snell

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom .25 hour/day Effective 11/1/16

Sally Starkey

Carroll 9th

Food Service Assistant 3 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Jean Stewart

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom 1 hour/day Effective 11/1/16

Laura Sutton

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 2 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Judy Thompson

Cedar Canyon

TRANSFER to Instructional Assistant Classroom

additional 3 hours/day total 5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Patricia Thurber

Oak View

Instructional Assistant Classroom 5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Rebekah Trulock

Perry Hill

Instructional Assistant Literacy 3 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Jenifer Warner

Carroll Middle

TRANSFER to Custodian 2nd Shift 8 hours/day 12 months/year Effective 11/1/16

Bobbi Wearley

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional .5 hour/day, total 4.5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Timothy Wilhelm

Carroll Middle

Custodian 3rd Shift 8 hours/day 12 months/year Effective 11/9/16

Kim Williams

Oak View

Instructional Assistant Classroom 3 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

Brandy Yeiser

Huntertown

Food Service Assistant 3.5 hours/day Effective 11/1/16

E. PERMISSION TO POST/HIRE Request permission to post/hire the following:

  • Carroll Middle 2 Food Service Assistants additional .5 hour/day each

Food Service Assistant 3 hours/day

  • Huntertown Food Service Manager additional .5 hour/day

    Food Service Assistant additional 1 hour/day

  • Cedar Canyon Food Service Assistant 3 hours/day

  • Carroll High Food Service Assistant additional .25 hour/day

  • Oak View Food Service Manager additional .5 hour/day

    Food Service Assistant additional .25 hour/day

    Food Service Assistant additional .75 hour/day

  • Perry Hill Food Service Manager additional .25 hour/day

    Food Service Assistant additional .25 hour/day

F. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommended the following for the 2016-17 school year:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Bobby Ables

Carroll Middle

Wrestling

Eric Adams

Carroll Middle

Wrestling Volunteer

John (David) Antu

Carroll Middle

Wrestling Volunteer

Jeremy Brickey

Maple Creek

Wrestling

Brandon Fenbert

Carroll High

Assistant Drama Director

Amy Hanna

Carroll Middle

Swim Volunteer

Chad Hedges

Carroll Middle

Wrestling Volunteer

Chris Hicks

Carroll Middle

Assistant Wrestling

John Holzhauser

Maple Creek

Head Swim

Logan Lee

Carroll High

Wrestling Volunteer

Sam Lubbehusen

Carroll High

Basketball (F) Volunteer

Quinn Ruich

Maple Creek

Assistant Wrestling

Justin Smith

Carroll High

Wrestling Volunteer

Jonah Snyder

Carroll High

Head Dive 50%

Cheryl Wiegner

Maple Creek

Assistant Swim

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G. HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTION #16-01 Extension, Carroll High Student, at a maximum of 3 hours/week, beginning 10/15/16-12/2/16. Teacher assignment: Bonnie Johnson. # 16-08, Carroll Middle Student, at a maximum of 8 hours/week, beginning 10/17/16-12/21/16. Teacher assignment: Brian Sherck; Kara Molargik; Josh Clinkenbeard; Dan Lestinsky. #16-09, Eel River Student, at a maximum of 1 hour/week, beginning 9/13/16-5/25/17. Teacher

assignment: Sarah Bennett. #16-10, Carroll High Student, at a maximum of 2 hours/week, beginning 10/26/16-12/7/16. Teacher assignment: Hannah DeLucenay; Diana Kochert.

Motion to approve items A-G by Paul Slofer seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

H. TRAVEL REQUESTS Requested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Tyler Adelsperger

Carroll High

11/22/16

$ 422.50

Acad. Honors

AP Workshop, Indianapolis, IN

Brandon Basham

Carroll Middle

11/3/16

$ 90.00

Adm. Travel

ISBA Legal Updates, Fort Wayne, IN

Christine Binns

Carroll High

11/21/16

$ 330.00

Acad. Honors

AP Workshop, Indianapolis, IN

Brandon Bitting

Carroll High

11/3/16

$ 90.00

Adm. Travel

ISBA Legal Updates, Fort Wayne, IN

John Bloom

Corporation

11/3/16

$ 90.00

Adm. Travel

ISBA Legal Updates, Fort Wayne, IN

Natalie Brewer

Huntertown

12/12/16

$ 135.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS Training, Fort Wayne, IN

Holly Brown

Carroll Middle

11/10-11/16

$ 110.00

SE Grant

Autism Training, Bloomington, IN

Leslie Clark

Carroll High

11/21/16

$ 432.50

Acad. Honors

AP Workshop, Indianapolis, IN

Kathryn Conrad

Cedar Canyon

12/12/16

$ 135.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS Training, Fort Wayne, IN

Jada Conner

Special Ed.

11/10-11/16

$ 540.00

SE Grant

Autism Training, Bloomington, IN

Adela Dickey

Corporation

11/9-11/16

$ 1,000.00

Tech CPF

HECC Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Sam DiPrimio

Corporation

11/9/16

$ 75.00

Adm. Travel

SFS Regional Training, Fort Wayne, IN

April Ellis

Carroll High

10/25/16

$ 89.00

SE Grant

Smart Ears Workshop Assessment Webinar

April Ellis

Carroll High

10/27/16

$ 89.00

SE Grant

Smart Ears Workshop Getting Started Webinar

April Ellis

Special Ed.

11/1/16

$ 89.00

SE Grant

Teaching Children with Hearing Loss to Listen

and Talk Webinar

April Ellis

Carroll High

11/10-11/16

$ 370.00

SE Grant

Autism Training, Bloomington, IN

April Ellis

Special Ed.

12/6-9/16

$ 50.00

SE Grant

CPI Training, Fort Wayne, IN

Kevin Fogle

Carroll High

11/3/16

$ 90.00

Adm. Travel

ISBA Legal Updates, Fort Wayne, IN

Nicole Germann

Arcola

11/7/16

$ 263.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS BrainWeb Day, Westfield, IN

Brittany Grant

Cedar Canyon

12/12/16

$ 135.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS New Teacher Workshop, Fort Wayne, IN

Sarah Harmeyer

Hickory Center

12/12/16

$ 135.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS New Teacher Workshop, Fort Wayne, IN

Brian Hill

Carroll Middle

11/3/16

$ 90.00

Adm. Travel

ISBA Legal Updates, Fort Wayne, IN

Kate

Johanningsmeier

Hickory Center

11/10-11/16

$ 270.00

SE Grant

Autism Training, Bloomington, IN

Angela Johnson

Huntertown

12/12/16

$ 330.00

Prof. Dev.

Use Project-Based Learning with Technology to

Increase Student Learning, Indianapolis, IN

Craig Jones

Corporation

11/10/16

$ 330.00

Tech CPF

HECC Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Charles Kaduk

Arcola

11/7/16

$ 263.00

Prof. Dev.

BrainWeb Day, Westfield, IN

Charles Kaduk

Arcola

12/12/16

$ 135.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS Workshop, Fort Wayne, IN

Diane Kelmer

Corporation

11/10/16

$ 330.00

Tech CPF

HECC Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Barb Kiplinger

Carroll High

11/12/16

$ 237.50

Title III

INTESOL Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Micah Lackland

Carroll High

11/3/16

$ 90.00

Adm. Travel

ISBA Legal Updates, Fort Wayne, IN

Bill Mallers

Corporation

11/9/16

$ 266.00

Adm. Travel

IASBO Human Resources Seminar, Plainfield, IN

John Miller

Corporation

11/3/16

$ 90.00

Adm. Travel.

ISBA Legal Updates, Fort Wayne, IN

Christina Minser

Eel River

11/2/16

$ 228.10

Nurse Travel

IN Immunization Coalition, Indianapolis, IN

Patsy O'Connell

Corporation

11/9/16

$ 330.00

Tech CPF

HECC Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Nicholas Owen

Huntertown

12/12/16

$ 135.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS New Teacher Workshop, Fort Wayne, IN

Christine Parker

Cedar Canyon

11/15/16

$ 284.00

Prof. Dev.

Differentiating Sensory From Behavior

Fort Wayne, IN

Valerie Pontius

Corporation

11/10/16

$ 330.00

Tech CPF

HECC Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Ann Poor

Perry Hill

11/7/16

$ 243.90

Prof. Dev.

CLASS BrainWeb, Westfield, IN

Kylie Prescott

Eel River

11/10-11/16

$ 370.00

SE Grant

Autism Training, Bloomington, IN

Jordan Rhodes

Carroll High

11/21/16

$ 330.00

Acad. Honors

AP Workshop, Indianapolis, IN

Pandy Sinish

Cedar Canyon

12/12/16

$ 135.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS New Teacher Workshop, Fort Wayne, IN

Cory Snyder

Hickory Center

11/10-11/16

$ 195.00

SE Grant

Autism Training, Bloomington, IN

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Travel Requests Cont'd

Cori Snyder

Hickory Center

12/12/16

$ 135.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS New Teacher Workshop, Fort Wayne, IN

Kimberly Wade

Cedar Canyon

12/12/16

$ 135.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS Training, Fort Wayne, IN

Carrie Wisehart

Carroll High

11/22/16

$ 422.50

Acad. Honors

AP Workshop, Indianapolis, IN

Rebecca Zwepink

Carroll High

11/12/16

$ 125.00

Title III

INTESOL Conference, Indianapolis, IN

I. CONTRACTED SERVICES Requested permission for contracted services for professional development with Dr. Guskey and representatives from IPFW. Training will be provided to all administrators, curriculum coordinators and approximately 30 teachers on effective assessment and grading practices as per enclosed memo.

J. FIELD TRIP REQUESTS Recommended the following:

SCHOOL/GROUP

DATE(S)

MODE

LOCATION

Carroll High Japanese Students

2/24/17

School Bus

DePauw University , Greencastle, IN

Carroll Middle 6th Grade

5/15/17

Charter Bus

Wright Patterson Air Force Museum, Dayton, OH

Motion to approve items H-J John Hilger; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

BUSINESS REPORT

A. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AMENDMENT TO LEASE Recommended approval of the enclosed Resolution Authorizing Execution of Amendment to Lease for the refunding of the 2007, 2008, and 2008A bonds.

Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

B. CAPITAL PROJECTS RESOLUTION Recommended approval of the enclosed Capital Projects Emergency Resolution for $2,500.00. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

C. CORPORATION PURCHASES Building Corporation purchases - $12,000.00. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

D. CORPORATION PAYMENTS Building Corporation payments - $200,777.90. Motion to approve by John Hilger; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

Motion to approve claims and payroll, subject to audit, by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

Board Comments: Kent Somers congratulated the Carroll High Boys Cross Country Team for earning the State Championship and the Carroll High Girls Cross Country Team for earning the State Runner Up.

Audience Comments: None

Motion to adjourn by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger.

Meeting adjourned.





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