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2015-08-10 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday, August 10, 2015 at

7:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Ron Felger, Kent Somers, Paul Sloffer, John Hilger and Elizabeth Hathaway. Also present: Chris Himsel, Gloria Shamanoff, Bill Mallers, Lisa Harris, staff, and a reporter.

Motions herewith mentioned are unanimous unless otherwise stated.

President Ron Felger called the meeting to order. Motion to approve the minutes of the July 27, 2015 executive session and regular meeting and the August 4, 2015 executive session as presented by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

A. RESIGNATIONSDonnetta Betley, Huntertown Teacher, resigned as of 7/28/15. DeAnna Chambers, Perry Hill Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 7/23/15. Philip Fretz, Carroll High Teacher, resigned as of 7/27/15. Kent Henley, Oak View and Perry Hill Mower, resigned as of 7/28/15. Cisco Mireles, Carroll High Teacher, resigned as of 9/11/15 or sooner if a replacement is found. Paul Oberhausen, Bus Driver, resigned as of 7/27/15. Michelle Partin, Hickory Center Food Service Assistant, resigned as of 7/2/15. Jennifer Reelsen, Huntertown Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 7/27/15. Kim Reneker, Eel River Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 7/28/15. Bonnie Shurboff-Jump, Arcola Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 7/28/15. Krista Tipton, Perry Hill Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 7/28/15. Briana White, Bus Driver and Carroll High Instructional Asst., resigned as of 8/10/15. Teresa Yates, Educational Interpreter, resigned as of 7/27/15.

B. INTENT TO RETIREPam Laux, Perry Hill Instructional Assistant, submitted her intent to retire effective 7/29/15.

C. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Cindy Bailey

Transportation

Bus Driver

8/12/15-9/11/15

Jena Buranj

Carroll High

Teacher

8/18/15-9/4/15

Lisa Everton

Perry Hill

Teacher

1/5/16-4/8/16

Courtney Veith

Carroll High

Assistant Principal

8/19/15-9/30/15

D. PERMISSION TO POST/HIRE Requested permission to post/hire the following: Occupational Therapist - additional 10% to begin 8/11/15. Carroll High - 2 Instructional Assistants at 4 hours/day to begin 8/12/15. Arcola - Instructional Assistant Hours total of 4/day to begin 8/12/15. Cedar Canyon - Instructional Assistant Hours total of 6/day to begin 8/12/15. Cedar Canyon - Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 2 hours/day to begin 8/12/15. Eel River - Instructional Assistant Hours total of 6/day to begin 8/12/15. Eel River - Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 1 hours/day to begin 8/12/15. Hickory Center - Instructional Assistant Hours total of 6/day to begin 8/12/15. Hickory Center - Instructional Assistant SE 3 hours/day (special ed. grant) to begin 8/12/15. Huntertown - Instructional Assistant Hours total of 6/day to begin 8/12/15. Oak View - Instructional Assistant Hours total of 6/day to begin 8/12/15. Perry Hill - Instructional Assistant Hours total of 6/day to begin 8/12/15.

Motion to approve items A-D by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Kent Somers. Motion carried.

E. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Brian Booker

Carroll High

Science Teacher Effective 8/11/15 or the first work day after he is released from his

FWCS contract

Jason Draper

Carroll High

Science Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Kaitlynn

Gallaway

Oak View

Kindergarten Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Amanda Glenn

Perry Hill

1st Grade Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Kelly Greenlee

Huntertown

TRANSFER to Literacy Interventionist Effective 8/11/15

Kristina Hans

Huntertown

2nd Grade Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Lindsay Kostoff

Eel River

Kindergarten Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Ashley Morris

Huntertown

Long-Term Substitute Teacher 2nd Grade Effective 8/11/15-1/4/16

Lindsey Noll

Perry Hill

5th Grade Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Caitlin Radke

Perry Hill

4th Grade Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Ellen Smith

Special Ed.

Occupational Therapist additional 10% total 90%

Jennifer Trimmer

Oak View

Music Teacher 50% Effective 8/11/15

Beth Wiltberger

Arcola

4th Grade Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Janice Wright

Huntertown

Long-term Substitute Teacher 1st Grade Effective 8/11/15-10/16/15

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F. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Adam Anspach

Perry Hill

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 2.25 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Kellie Ashton

Arcola

Instructional Assistant SE 3 hours/day

Instructional Assistant Classroom 1 hour/day

Total 4 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Holly Brown

Carroll Middle

Instructional Assistant 4 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Carey Charlton

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant SE 4.75 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Jennifer Colby

Arcola

Instructional Assistant Breakfast .5 hour/day, now 5 days/week

Instructional Assistant SE 3 hours/day, now 5 days/week

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 1.5 hours/day

Total 5 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Mary E. Collins

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 2 hours/day

Instructional Assistant SE 2.75 hours/day

Total 4.75 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Terri Damman

Perry Hill

Instructional Assistant Classroom 3.25 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Cynthia DiPrimio

Eel River

Instructional Assistant SE 4.5 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Jennifer

Engelsrud

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Classroom 1 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Janet Evans

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 2 hours/day

Instructional Assistant Classroom 2.5 hours/day

Total 4.5 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Linda Faylor

Perry Hill

TRANSFER to Carroll High Custodian 8 hours/day 12months/year Effective 8/11/15

Cindy Fenbert

Eel River

TRANSFER to Instructional Assistant SE 5 hours/day Eff. 8/12/15

Linda Fortney

Hickory Center

Instructional Assistant Classroom 2 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Tracy Freeland

Perry Hill

TRANSFER to Maple Creek Instructional Assistant Office 5 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Dawn Furhman

Technology

TRANSFER to Technology Systems Support 8 hours/day 220 days/year Effective 9/1/15

Maria Geese

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Classroom 1 hour/day Effective 8/12/15

Aimee Gillespie

Carroll Middle

Instructional Assistant 5 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Jody

Harkenrider

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Classroom 1 hour/day Effective 8/12/15

Amanda

Hendricks

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 2 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Angelyn

Hoekema

Carroll High

OLC

Instructional Assistant 3.5 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Susan Hoffman

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant Classroom 3.5 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Carla Howard

Huntertown

TRANSFER to Instructional Assistant SE 5 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Stella Ison

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant ELL 5 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Jennifer

Johnson-Richey

Oak View

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 2 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Margaret Karr

Oak View

Instructional Assistant additional 2.5 hours/day total 5 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Sharon Knox

Hickory Center

Instructional Assistant SE 3 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Kelli Langley

Maple Creek

Instructional Assistant SE 4.5 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Christine

Lechner

Oak View

Instructional Assistant additional 2.5 hours/day total 5 hours/day Effective 8/11/15

Jamie Lee

Carroll High

TRANSFER to Maple Creek Instructional Assistant SE 4 hours/day Effective 8/17/15

Christine

Lindhorst

Perry Hill

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 2.25 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Lori Logue

Perry Hill

Instructional Assistant additional 2.75 hours/day total 5 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Deanna

McDermit

Arcola

Instructional Assistant Classroom 3 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Wendy Metzger

Hickory Center

Instructional Assistant Classroom 2 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Liz Milliman

Hickory Center

Instructional Assistant Classroom 2 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Bambi Muylle

Perry Hill

TRANSFER to Instructional Assistant Library 5.75 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Ann Neu

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant SE 5 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Christine

Newmark

Perry Hill

Instructional Assistant Lunch /Recess 2.25 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Christopher

Nevius

Technology

Technology Specialist 8 hours/day 192 days/year Effective 8/11/15

Krista Price

Perry Hill

TRANSFER to Instructional Assistant SE 4 hours/day Eff. 8/12/15

Katie Ramsey

Carroll High

TRANSFER to Technology Specialist 8 hours/day 192 days/year Effective 8/11/15

Heidi Reimer

Arcola

TRANSFER to Instructional Assistant ELL 2.5 hours/day

Effective 8/12/15

Rita Reinking

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Classroom 1 hour/day Effective 8/12/15

Debbie

Sanderson

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Classroom 1 hour/day Effective 8/12/15

Julie Schneider

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 2 hours/day

Instructional Assistant SE 2 hours/day

Effective 8/12/15

Lori Schwarz

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Classroom 1 hour/day Effective 8/12/15

Aimee

Schweitzer

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant SE 3 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Gene Sherrill

Transportation

TRANSFER to Carroll High/Carroll Middle/Perry Hill Bus Driver Effective 8/12/15

Alix Smith

Carroll Middle

Instructional Assistant additional 1 hour/day total 4 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Penny Steele

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant SE 5 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

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Classified Recommendations Cont'd

Janine

Steinbrunner

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant SE 5 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Stephanie

Swinehart

Transportation

TRANSFER to Maple Creek Bus Driver Effective 8/12/15

Carey Thomas

Carroll High/ OLC

Instructional Assistant 3.5 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

Barbara Wearley

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom 2 hours/day Effective 8/12/15

G. EXTRACURRICULAR RESIGNATIONS Christina Baloski, Perry Hill Art, resigned as of 7/25/15. Diane Barton, Oak View Music, resigned as of 7/27/15. Kristen Lemley, Hickory Center Music, resigned as of 7/28/15. Jeni Peters, Maple Creek Head Cheerleading, resigned as of 7/26/15. Curtis Wise, Maple Creek 8th Grade Assistant Football, resigned as of 7/27/15.

H. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommended the following for the 2015-16 school year:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Diane Barton

Hickory Center

Music additional 10%

Christina Baloski

Eel River

Art additional 75%

Bonnie Cetera-Carlson

Perry Hill

Art

Megan Fizer

Maple Creek

Head Cheerleading

Kayli Greener

Carroll High

Volleyball Volunteer

Michael Klein

Carroll High

Student Council 50%

Kristen Lemley

Oak View

Music 50%

Dan Nixon

Carroll High

9th Grade Football

Stephanie Reimer

Cedar Canyon

Music

Todd Swing

Maple Creek

Cross Country Volunteer

Jennifer Trimmer

Oak View

Music 50%

Motion to approve items E-H by Kent Somers; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

I. TRAVEL REQUESTS Requested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Mary Halter

Huntertown

9/9/15 &

9/29/15

$ 340.00

Prof. Dev.

Indiana Math Process Standards,

Decatur, IN

Chris Himsel

Corporation

11/9-19/15

$ 900.00

Title II Part A

Chinese Bridge Delegation, Beijing China

Barb Ihnen

Perry Hill

9/30/15-

10/1/15

$ 220.00

Adm. Travel

IN Safety Academy Advanced Training

Indianapolis, IN

Barb Ihnen

Perry Hill

11/22-24/15

$1,014.00

Adm. Travel

IASP Fall Professional Conference

Indianapolis, IN

Malea Kruse

Huntertown

9/9/15 &

9/29/15

$ 340.00

Prof. Dev.

Indiana Math Process Standards,

Decatur, IN

Tonya Resac

Huntertown

9/9/15 &

9/29/15

$ 340.00

Prof. Dev.

Indiana Math Process Standards,

Decatur, IN

Jodie

Zimmermann

Huntertown

9/9/15 &

9/29/15

$ 340.00

Prof. Dev.

Indiana Math Process Standards,

Decatur, IN

Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

BUSINESS REPORT

A. 2016 BUDGET ADVERTISEMENT Requested permission to advertise the submitted 2016 budget - Notice to Taxpayers of Tax Levies (Form 3). Motion to approve by John Hilger; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

B. CAPITAL PROJECTS RESOLUTION Recommended approval of the enclosed Resolution for Emergency Appropriation for Capital Projects $8,733.96. Motion to approve Liz Hathaway; seconded Kent Somers. Motion carried.

C. CORPORATION PAYMENTS Building Corporation Payments - $711,574.57. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

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

Board Comments: None.

Audience Comments: None

Motion to adjourn by Liz Hathaway; seconded by John Hilger.

Meeting adjourned.

Board President Board Secretary

EXECUTIVE SESSION

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in executive session on Monday, August 10, 2015, immediately following the regular board meeting in the Central Office. Members present: Ron Felger, Kent Somers, Paul Sloffer, John Hilger and Elizabeth Hathaway. Also present: Chris Himsel, Gloria Shamanoff, and Bill Mallers.

I.C. 5-15-1.5-6.1(b) 2 (A): For discussion of strategy with respect to collective bargaining.

Mr. Himsel presented information regarding collective bargaining.

Meeting adjourned 8:20 p.m.

The undersigned certify that no other subject matter of business was discussed in the executive session other than the subject matter of business specified in the public notice of the executive session.





Board President Board Secretary