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2014-09-08 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Mary Wysong, John Hilger, and Ron Felger. Paul Sloffer and Kent Somers were absent. Also present: Chris Himsel, Gloria Shamanoff, Bill Mallers, Lisa Harris, staff and a reporter.

Motions herewith mentioned are unanimous unless otherwise stated.

President Mary Wysong called the meeting to order. Motion to approve the minutes of the August 25, 2014 regular meeting as presented by Ron Felger; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

COMMENDATIONS

Gloria Shamanoff presented the following commendation: The National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association recognized Carroll High School Swim and Dive Teams in their annual National Dual Meet Team Rankings. Carroll High Girls' Swim and Dive Team ranked 19th place in the nation and Carroll High Boys' Swim and Dive Team ranked 20th place in the nation.

Chris Himsel commended Rollie Clements, Carroll High Boys Soccer Coach, for his 400th career win.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

A. RESIGNATIONS Konstantin Budowski, Bus Technician, resigned as of 8/29/14. Terry Newhard, Cedar Canyon Mower, resigned as of 10/31/14. Danna Whitney, Special Education Secretary, resigned as of 9/12/14.

B. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTS Recommend the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Nicole Beasley

Oak View

Teacher

12/19/14-4/10/15

Cristi Green

Arcola

Teacher

10/8-14/14

Ashley Kas

Carroll High

Teacher

1/22/15-6/1/15

Kathryn Larkins

Carroll Middle

Teacher

9/8-12/14

Debora McGinn

Huntertown

Teacher

8/12/14-11/12/14

Jacalyn Skinner

Carroll Middle

Secretary

10/17-24/14

C. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATION Recommended Bryan Koehlinger be reassigned to administrative intern at Carroll Middle School beginning 9/15/14 and that Brian's contract be prorated to include ten additional days for the 2014-15 school year.

D. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Cindy Fenbert

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 1 hour/day Effective 9/9/14

Kassie Fisher

Perry Hill

Instructional Assistant ELL 4 hours/day Effective 9/15/14

Lisa Gray

Oak View

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 2 hours/day Effective 9/9/14

Susan Hoffman

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant Classroom 2 hours/day Effective 9/9/14

Michele Huneck

Maple Creek

TRANSFER to Maple Creek Food Service Assistant 5 hours/day Effective 9/9/14

Eva Loveday

Corporation

Roving Substitute Custodian 8 hours/day, 3 days/week Effective 9/9/14

Sandra Main

Oak View

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 2 hours/day Effective 9/9/14

Marci Newlin

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 2 hours/day Effective 9/9/14

Barbara Wearley

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant Literacy 4.5 hours/day Effective 9/9/14

E. EXTRACURRICULAR RESIGNATIONS Diane Barton, Hickory Center Music, resigned 10% as of 8/25/14. Nathan Fitzgerald, Carroll High Head Track (M) and Carroll High Head Track (F), resigned as of 8/27/14. Kia Miller, Carroll High Assistant Speech, resigned as of 8/26/14.

F. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Deanna Koons

Carroll Middle

Newspaper Sponsor

Kristen Lemley

Hickory Center

Music 10%

Motion to approve items A-F by John Hilger; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

G. TRAVEL REQUESTS Requested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Christina Baloski

Perry Hill

10/10/14

$ 280.00

PTO Prof. Dev.

2014 AEAI Annual Convention, Fort Wayne, IN

Brandon Basham

Carroll High

9/17/14

$ 15.00

Adm. Travel

Standard Response Protocol and Reunification

Elkhart, IN

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Travel Requests Cont'd

April Ellis

Carroll Middle

9/19/14

$ 130.00

SE Grant

Access to the Curriculum & How It is Everybody's

Business, Fort Wayne, IN

Ron Felger

Corporation

9/15-16/14

$ 878.66

Adm. Travel

ISBA/IAPSS Fall Conference, Indianapolis, IN

John Hilger

Corporation

9/15-16/14

$ 505.00

Adm. Travel

ISBA/IAPSS Fall Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Chris Himsel

Corporation

9/15-16/14

$ 465.00

Adm. Travel

ISBA/IAPSS Fall Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Neal Kronmiller

Arcola

9/30/14

$ 170.00

Custodian

Travel

GIS/Wager Loss Audits/Meters, Hamilton, IN

Barb Ihnen

Perry Hill

11/23-25/14

$ 928.00

Adm. Travel

IASP Fall Professionals Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Noelle Rigler

Hickory Center

9/19/14

$ 140.00

SE Grant

Access to the Curriculum & How It is Everybody's

Business, Fort Wayne, IN

Paul Sloffer

Corporation

9/15-16/14

$ 450.00

Adm. Travel

ISBA/IAPSS Fall Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Bill Toler

Maple Creek

11/23-25/14

$1,032.38

Adm. Travel

Prof. Dev.

IASP Fall Professionals Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Courtney Veith

Carroll High

9/17/14

$ 15.00

Adm. Travel

Standard Response Protocol and Reunification
Elkhart, IN

Jamie Wilkins

Oak View

9/29-30/14

$ 170.00

Adm. Travel

Advanced School Safety Specialist Training

Indianapolis, IN

Mary Wysong

Corporation

9/15-16/14

$ 575.00

Adm. Travel

ISBA/IAPSS Fall Conference, Indianapolis, IN

H. FIELD TRIP REQUEST Recommended the following:

SCHOOL/GROUP

DATE(S)

MODE

LOCATION

Hickory Center 4th Grade

9/18/14

Charter Bus

Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, IN

Conner Prairie, Fishers, IN

Carroll High

Sports Medicine Students

9/22/14

Activity Bus

Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Perry Hill 5th Grade PEAK

9/26/14

School Bus

Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN

Carroll High FCCLA

9/29-30/14

Activity Bus

FCCLA Fall Leadership Rally, West Lafayette, IN

Perry Hill 3rd Grade

10/3/14

Charter Bus

Sauder Village, Archbold, OH

Perry Hill 5th Grade

10/9/14

Charter Bus

Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, MI

Carroll High

Sports Medicine Students

10/13/14

Activity Bus

Notre Dame University, Notre Dame, IN

Carroll High FCCLA

12/5-6/14

Personal Vehicle

Indiana FCCLA State Executive Council Meeting, Indianapolis, IN

Carroll High Debate

2/6-7/15

Activity Bus

State Debate Tournament, Kokomo, IN

Motion to approve items G and H by Ron Felger; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

FUND RAISER Requested approval of the following: Carroll High - Carroll High - Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Club - "Pink-out" T-shirt sales. Motion to approve by John Hilger; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

BUSINESS REPORT

CORPORATION PAYMENTS Request approval of the following: Building Corporation Payments $13,150.00. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

Motion to approve claims and payroll, subject to audit, by Ron Felger; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

Board Comments: None

Audience Comments: None.

Motion to adjourn by John Hilger; seconded by Ron Felger.

Meeting adjourned.





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