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2015-11-09 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday, November 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Ron Felger, Paul Sloffer, Liz Hathaway and John Hilger. Kent Somers was absent. Also present: Bill Mallers, Lisa Harris, staff, and reporters.

Motions herewith mentioned are unanimous unless otherwise stated.

President Ron Felger called the meeting to order. Motion to approve the minutes of the October 26, 2015 executive session and regular meeting by John Hilger; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATION

A. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Michelle Abel

Carroll High

Teacher

Revised 11/4/15-12/4/15

Michelle Abel

Carroll High

Teacher

12/9/15-12/17/15

Cindy Bailey

Transportation

Bus Driver

Extension 10/28/15-1/4/16

Leanne Gump

Perry Hill

Teacher

4/20/16-5/31/16

Chris Meihls

Transportation

Bus Driver

10/26/15-1/15/16

George Nicodemus

Carroll High

Custodian

10/21-30-15

Alix Smith

Carroll Middle

Instructional Assistant

11/30/15-1/22/16

Bonnie Souder

Perry Hill

Counselor

11/19/15-1/5/16

Linda Vernasco

Cedar Canyon

Teacher

Extension 11/2-11/15

B. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATION Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Ashley Morris

Huntertown

Long-term Substitute Teacher Effective 1/5/16-3/31/16

CERTIFIED TEACHER CONTRACT RECOMMENDATION

Recommended the enclosed Certified Teacher Contract. The recommendation includes that the performance based salary compensation program be applied to those teachers contracted less than 120 days.

C. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Chris Armstrong

Perry Hill

Instructional Assistant Literacy 3 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Kellie Ashton

Arcola

Instructional Assistant 1 hour/day Effective 11/10/15

Mary Jane Brown

Hickory Center

Instructional Assistant Classroom 2 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Wendy Burchett

Oak View

Instructional Assistant additional 3 hours/day Total 4 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Mary R. Collins

Carroll High

Food Service Assistant additional .25 hour/day Total 5.75 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Deb Delieto

Carroll High

Instructional Assistant Job Coach 3.25 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Jennifer Engelsrud

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional 1.5 hours/day

Total 2.5 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Kassie Fisher

Perry Hill

Instructional Assistant Classroom .5 hour/day Effective 11/10/15

Linda Fortney

Hickory Center

Instructional Assistant .5 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Leigh Gardt

Maple Creek

Food Service Assistant additional .25 hour/day Total 3.5 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Maria Geese

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional 2 hours/day

Total 3 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Kim Goodwin

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom 3 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Cynthia Grandison

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom 3 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Jerrold Gross

Carroll High

Transportation

Instructional Assistant Job Coach/Driver 3.5 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Lisakay Hall

Perry Hill

Instructional Assistant Classroom .5 hour/day Effective 11/10/15

Instructional Assistant Literacy 2.25 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Paulette

Hambrock

Huntertown

Food Service Manager additional .25 hour/day Total 7.5 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Jody Harkenrider

Eel River

Instructional Assistant 1 hour/day Effective 11/10/15

Cathy Hart

Cedar Canyon

Food Service Manager additional .25 hour/day Total 7.5 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Patricia Hill

Eel River

Food Service Assistant additional .5 hour/day Total 5 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Donna Hinniger

Huntertown

Food Service Assistant additional .5 hour/day Total 5.5 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Sara Hough

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom 3 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Lynn Huffman

Hickory Center

Instructional Assistant Classroom .5 hour/day Effective 11/10/15

Michelle Jackson

Huntertown

Food Service Assistant additional .25 hour/day Total 3.5 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Laura James

Huntertown

Food Service Assistant additional .25 hour/day Total 4.25 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

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Classified Recommendations Cont'd

Ann Kharbas

Carroll High

Food Service Assistant additional .25 hour/day Total 5.5 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Sharon Knox

Hickory Center

Instructional Assistant Classroom 1 hour/day Effective 11/10/15

Amy Lawson

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional 1 hour/day

Total 4 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Doris Lemert

Oak View

Instructional Assistant Classroom 3 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

ChaDella Long

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Classroom 2.5 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Crossing Guard .5 hour/day Effective 11/10/15

Anita Malloch

Maple Creek

Food Service Assistant additional .25 hour/day Total 7 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Sandra Niblick

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom 4 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Allison

Pannabecker

Perry Hill

Instructional Assistant Classroom 3.25 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Loretta Parsons

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant SE additional 3 hours/day Total 5 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Gina Pearce

Maple Creek

Food Service Assistant additional .5 hour/day Total 4 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Rita Reinking

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional 1.5 hours/day

Total 2.5 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Jody Richardson

Cedar Canyon

Food Service Assistant additional 1 hour/day Total 5 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Carol Ryan

Perry Hill

Instructional Assistant Classroom 4.75 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Debbie Sanderson

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Classroom additional 1.5 hours/day

Total 2.5 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Diane Scharlach

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Classroom 3 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Gail Scheurich

Cedar Canyon

Food Service Assistant additional .5 hour/day Total 4.5 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Lori Schwarz

Eel River

Instructional Assistant 1 hour/day Effective 11/10/15

Theresa Shultz

Eel River

Food Service Assistant additional .25 hour/day Total 5 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Ann Sollberger

Cedar Canyon

Food Service Assistant additional .25 hour/day Total 3.5 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Annette Sorich

Carroll High

Food Service Assistant additional .5 hour/day Total 7 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Deborah Steward

Eel River

Food Service Assistant 3.5 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Rebekah Trulock

Perry Hill

Instructional Assistant Classroom .5 hour/day Effective 11/10/15

Instructional Assistant Literacy 2.25 hours/day Effective 11/10/15

Christie Welker

Carroll 9th

Food Service Assistant additional .75 hour/day Total 3 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

Julie Yant

Maple Creek

Food Service Assistant additional .25 hour/day Total 3.5 hours/day

Effective 11/10/15

D. ADMINISTRATOR AND CURRICULUM COORDINATOR RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommended approval of the enclosed 2015-16 and 2016-17 Administrator and Curriculum Coordinator Agreements.

E. HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTION

Recommended the following: #15-06 Carroll High Student, at a maximum of 20 hours/week, beginning 11/4/15-12/18/15. Teacher assignment: Tim Sloffer; Ami Gomez; Jim Walker; Melinda Hopkins. #15-07 Carroll High Student, at a maximum of 3 hours/week, beginning 11/2/15-12/11/15. Teacher assignment: Jennifer Baron.

F. PERMISSION TO POST/HIRE Requested permission to post/hire the following: Oak View Instructional Assistant ELL additional 1 hour/day.

G. EXRACURRICULAR RESIGNATION

Kevin Sinclair, Carroll High 9th Grade Basketball (M) resigned 30% as of 10/30/15.

H. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommended the following for the 2015-16 school year:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Terrye Green

Carroll Middle

Basketball (F) Volunteer

Jason Johnson

Carroll Middle

Basketball (F) Volunteer

Robbie McKerr

Carroll High

9th Grade Basketball (M) 30%

Motion to approve items A-H by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

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I. TRAVEL REQUESTS Requested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Amy Archbold

Arcola

12/15/15

$ 140.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS, Goshen, IN

Barbara Brewer

Huntertown

11/12/15

$ 269.00

Prof. Dev.

Smekens Close Reading, Fort Wayne, IN

Megan Cripe

Carroll High

11/23/15

$ 457.50

Prof. Dev.

Butler AP Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Sarah Davis

Maple Creek

1/27/16

$ 90.00

Prof. Dev.

Math Textbook Caravan, Fort Wayne, IN

Sarah Davis

Maple Creek

2/9/15

$ 107.90

Prof. Dev.

Math Digital Resources Vendor Fair, Decatur, IN

Jill Del Priore

Carroll High

12/2-3/15

$1,295.20

Prof. Dev.

Thiele Award

Social Thinking, San Diego, CA

Ron Felger

Corporation

11/18/15

$ 90.00

Adm. Travel

ISBA Fall Legal Workshop, Fort Wayne, IN

Kim Goeglein

Carroll Middle

11/13/15

$ 200.00

Prof. Dev.

Test Prep for Math, Decatur, IN

Kayli Greener

Huntertown

12/15/15

$ 153.81

Prof. Dev.

CLASS New Teacher Workshop, Goshen, IN

Mary Halter

Huntertown

11/12/15

$ 269.00

Prof. Dev.

Smekens Close Reading Conference, Fort Wayne, IN

Angela Johnson

Huntertown

11/12/15

$ 269.00

Prof. Dev.

Smekens Close Reading Workshop, Fort Wayne, IN

Nanette Kersjes

Arcola

12/15/15

$ 140.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS Workshop, Goshen, IN

Malea Kruse

Huntertown

11/12/15

$ 269.00

Prof. Dev.

Planning and Facilitating a Close Reading

Fort Wayne, IN

Laura Lemert

Oak View

12/15/15

$ 199.99

Prof. Dev.

Dyslexia, ADHS & Executive Functions

Fort Wayne, IN

Stephanie Longbrake

Perry Hill

12/15/15

$ 130.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS New Teacher Workshop, Goshen, IN

Kris McNiece

Maple Creek

1/27/16

$ 90.00

Prof. Dev.

Math Textbook Caravan, Fort Wayne, IN

Kris McNiece

Maple Creek

2/9/16

$ 107.90

Prof. Dev.

Math Digital Resources Vendor Fair, Decatur, IN

Steve Pickett

Carroll High

11/23/15

$ 415.00

Acad. Honors

AP European History Workshop, Indianapolis, IN

Caitlin Radke

Perry Hill

12/15/15

$ 130.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS New Teacher Workshop, Goshen, IN

Michelle Scott

Maple Creek

11/17/15

$ 180.00

SE Grant

Expanding Expression Tool Workshop

New Haven, IN

Kara Screeton

Huntertown

11/12/15

$ 269.00

Prof. Dev.

Close Reading Workshop, Fort Wayne IN

Carla Shaheen

Oak View

12/15/15

$ 130.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS New Teacher Workshop, Goshen, IN

Bridgett Shultz

Carroll High

11/12-

13/15

$ 193.80

SE Grant

Indiana Vision Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Jasmine Sloffer

Huntertown

11/12/15

$ 269.00

Prof. Dev.

Smekens Planning and Facilitating Close Reading

Fort Wayne, IN

Karen Williams

Perry Hill

12/15/15

$ 130.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS New Teacher Workshop, Goshen, IN

Beth Wiltberger

Arcola

12/15/15

$ 195.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS, Goshen, IN

Carrie Wisehart

Carroll 9th

11/24/15

$ 407.50

Acad. Honors

AP World History Conference, Indianapolis, IN

J. FIELD TRIP REQUEST Recommended the following:

SCHOOL/GROUP

DATE(S)

MODE

LOCATION

Carroll High Speech & Debate

11/20-22/15

Activity Bus

Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, IL

Motion to approve items I & J by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Liz Hathaway.

K. GRANT/DONATION ACCEPTANCE

Gloria Shamanoff, Assistant Superintendent, requested permission to revise a grant as follows: Title II Part A was approved at $74,514.00 and the actual grant amount is $73,514.00. Motion to approve by John Hilger; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

BUSINESS REPORT

A. CORPORATION PAYMENTS

Building Corporation Payments - $ 95,590.00. 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 John Hilger; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

Board Comments: None.

Audience Comments: On behalf of the NACEA, Steve Driver thanked the Board members for the contract offer.

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

Meeting adjourned.





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