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2013-05-28 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Tuesday,May 28, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Mary Wysong, John Hilger, Paul Sloffer, Ron Felger and Kent Somers. Also present: ChrisHimsel, Gloria Shamanoff, Bill Mallers, staff, students, parents, patrons and reporters.

Motions herewith mentioned are unanimous unless otherwise stated.

President Mary Wysong called the meeting to order. Motion to approve the minutes of the May 13, 2013 regular meeting as presented by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion Carried.

COMMENDATIONS

Dr. Shamanoff presented thefollowing commendations: Alex Bracken, Hickory Center 5th Grade Spelling Bee winner. NACS Elementary students, Orion Chenery, Chase Frech,Kevin Wang, Grace Steensma, Wes Stephens, Sam Parnin and Emily Stopher, for being accepted to attend the Ball State University Big M Math Camp this summer.Carroll High students, Abigail Krocker, Jaycee Chapman, and Julie Ho, for being chosen to travel to Japan and represent Fort Wayne as part of the Fort Wayne Sister City Takaoka Koshimae exchange program this summer. Carroll High Student, Katrina Bard, for receiving an award for her French Haiku poem.

Carroll High Seniors, Luke Garrison, Emily Johnson, and Evan Markley who earned the distinction of Valedictorian and Kelia Li who earned the distinction of Salutatorian for the Carroll High School Class of 2013. Dr. Shamanoff requested the resolution be adopted as presented. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by John Hilger.Motion carried.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

  1. RESIGNATIONSEmily Blais, Carroll Middle Long-Term Substitute Teacher (Brinker), resigned as of 5/17/13.

Beverly Easterhaus, Carroll High Instructional Assistant SE, resigned as of 5/31/13. Julie Martin, Carroll Middle Food Service Assistant, resigned of 6/3/13. Marcie McClain, Speech Language Pathologist, resigned as of the end of the 2012-13 school year. Jessie McCracken, Carroll Middle Long-Term Substitute Teacher, resigned as of 5/17/13.Noel Mulligan, Carroll High Teacher, resigned as of the end of the 2012-13 school year. Matt Vince, Carroll High Teacher, resigned as of the end of the 2012-13 school year.

  1. RETIREMENTSSusan Koenemann, Carroll Middle Teacher,submitted her intent to retire as of the end of the 2012-13 school year. Samuel Thorn, Carroll Middle Teacher, submitted his intent to retire as of the end of the 2012-13 school year.
  2. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTS

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Gretchen Davenport

Perry Hill

Teacher

p.m. 5/7/13

Lori Hesse

Special Ed.

School Psychologist

12/2/13-12/18/13

  1. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Bob Ahlersmeyer

Carroll High

English

Summer Session 1, June 10-28, 2013, 75 hours

Summer Session 2, July 8-26, 2013, 75 hours

Jennifer Baron

Carroll High

Geometry

Summer Session 1, June 10-28, 2013, 75 hours

Emily Blais

Carroll Middle

Long-Term Substitute Teacher Effective 5/20/13 through the end of the 2012-13 school year.

Sandy Buuck

Special Ed.

Special Education Teacher at Carroll High

July 8-26, 2013, 15 hours

Jena Campbell

Carroll High

Algebra I

Summer Session 1, June 10-28, 2013, 75 hours

Rollie Clements

Carroll High

Government

Summer Session 1, June 10-28, 2013, 75 hours

Economics

Summer Session 2, July 8, 9, 13-26, 2013, 60 hours

Teri Delagrange

Carroll High

Physical Education

Summer Session 1, June 10-17 & June 21-28, 2013, 60 hours

Summer Session 2, July 8-26, 2013, 75 hours

Zach England

Carroll High

Health

Summer Session 1, June 15-28, 2013, 50 hours

Physical Education

Summer Session 2, July 8-26, 2013, 75 hours

Phil Frazier

Carroll High

Summer School Assistant Band 80 hours

Philip Fretz

Carroll High

English

Summer Session 2, July 8-26, 2013, 75 hours

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Certified Recommendations Cont'd

Trinda Goings

Carroll High

Physical Education

Summer Session 1, June 18-20, 2013, 15 hours, sub for Teri Delagrange

Julie Gordy

Carroll High

English

Summer Session 1, June 10-28, 2013, 75 hours

Marie Hanes

Carroll High

Algebra II

Summer Session 1, June 10-28, 2013, 75 hours

Summer Session 2, July 8-26, 2013, 75 hours

Doug Hassell

Carroll High

Summer School Head Band 80 hours

Cindy Hesterman

Carroll High

Physical Education

Summer Session 1, June 10-28, 2013, 75 hours

Jeremy Heidenreich

Carroll High

Algebra I

Summer Session 1, June 20-28, 2013, 75 hours

Michael Klein

Carroll High

English

Summer Session 1, June 10-28, 2013, 75 hours

Summer Session 2, July 8-26, 2013, 75 hours

Dan Lestinsky

Carroll High

Economics

Summer Session 2, July 10-12, 2013, 15 hours, sub for Rollie Clements

Steve Lubbehusen

Carroll High

Physical Education

Summer Session 1, June 10-28, 2013, 75 hours

Summer Session 2, July 8-26, 2013, 75 hours

Mindy Moeller

Cedar Canyon

Full-Day Kindergarten Teacher Effective 8/13/13

Kristy Moeller

Carroll High

Health

Summer Session 1, June 10-17 & 21-28, 2013, 60 hours

Mo Qadri

Special Ed.

Special Education Teacher at Carroll High

June 10-28, 2013, 15 hours.

Stephanie Reimer

Cedar Canyon

Music Teacher Effective 8/13/13

Kent Scholz

Carroll High

Algebra I

Summer Session 1, June 10-28, 2013, 75 hours

Summer Session 2, July 8-26, 2013, 75 hours

Sherrie Shade

Carroll High

Geometry

Summer Session 1, June 27 & 28, 2013, 10 hours, sub for Matt Taylor

Tim Sloffer

Carroll High

Algebra I

Summer Session 1, June 10-28, 2013, 75 hours

Summer Session 2, July 8-26, 2013, 75 hours

Matt Taylor

Carroll High

Geometry

Summer Session 1, June 10-26, 2013, 65 hours

Summer Session 2, July 8-26, 2013, 75 hours

Recommended that Dan Ginder Contract, Carroll High Assistant Principal/Athletic Director, be changed from an 11-month contract to a 12-month contract with a proportional salary increase to 12 months/year beginning July 1, 2013.

  1. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Rich Andrews

Transportation

Bus Maintenance Assistant Effective 6/2/13 28 hours/week up to 6 weeks

Sam Ashton

Carroll High

Summer Custodian Effective 6/3/13 7 hours/day 4 days/week 7 weeks

David Behnke

Maple Creek

Summer Custodian Effective 6/3/13 7 hours/day 4 days/week 6 weeks

Linda Faylor

Carroll High

Summer Custodian Effective 6/3/13 7 hours/day 28 days

Linda Faylor

Oak View

Summer Custodian Effective 6/3/13 7 hours/day 4 days/week 6 weeks

Laura Gehrig

Cedar Canyon

Summer Custodian Effective 6/3/13 7 hours day 4 days/week 6 weeks

Leah Glassburn

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant SE 4 hours/day Effective 5/29/13 through the end of the 2012-13

school year

Robert Hambrock

Eel River

Summer Custodian Effective 6/3/13 7 hours/day 4 days/week 6 weeks

Nancy Myers

Special Ed.

Educational Interpreter at Carroll High June 10-17, 2013, 30 hours

Joanne Seaman

Special Ed.

Educational Interpreter at Carroll High June 18-28, 2013, 45 hours

George Nicodemus

Carroll High

Summer Custodian Effective 6/3/13 7 hours/day 4 days/week 7 weeks

Chrissy Thomas

Huntertown

Summer Custodian Effective 6/3/13 7 hours/day 4 days/week 6 weeks Paid at Part-time rate

Jenifer Warner

Carroll Middle

Summer Custodian Effective 6/3/13 7 hours/day 4 days/week 6 weeks Paid at Part-time rate

Mike Waters

Hickory Center

Summer Custodian Effective 6/3/13 7 hours/day 4 days/week 6 weeks

  1. HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTION#12-17, Carroll High Student, at a maximum of 3 hours/week beginning 5/22-31/13. Teacher assignment: Kent Scholz, Laura Semba, and Teri Delagrange.
  2. EXTRACURRICULAR RESIGNATIONJessie McCracken, Carroll Middle Newspaper Sponsor,resigned as of 5/17/13.
  3. PERMISSION TO POST/HIRERequested permission to post/hire the following:

Certified - Beginning 2013-14 School Year - Carroll High School - Art Teacher 50%; Carroll Middle School - English/Language/Reading Teacher; Eel River Elementary School -Elementary Teacher additional 50%; Special Education - Beginning 2013-14 School Year - Speech Language Pathologist - additional 1 day/week (general fund).

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

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  1. TRAVEL REQUESTRequested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Tom Schipper

Corporation

7/10/13

$ 15.00

Staff Dev.

Professional Development for School Indoor

Air Quality Coordinators

Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

  1. GIFT/GRANT/DONATION ACCEPTANCEPam Kaylor, Oak View Principal, requested permission to accept a donation of$15,570.00 from the Oak View PTO to be used for technology at Oak View. Motion To approve by John Hilger; seconded by Kent Somers. Motion carried.

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

  1. SNS JOINT SERVICES AGREEMENT Recommended the SNS Joint Services Agreement, Southwest Allen, Northwest Allen and Smith-Green Community Schools Special Education Cooperative, be dissolved effective July 1, 2014. Following the dissolution,the three districts will establish memorandums of understanding to continue to share special needs personnel as needed, but will eliminate the sharing of special education programs. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

BUSINESS REPORT

  1. OFFICIAL TREASURER BONDS Recommended the following Treasurer bonds for the 7/1/13 renewal: Corporation Treasurer $100,000; Corporation Deputy Treasurer $100,000; High School Extracurricular Treasurers $100,000; Middle School Extracurricular Treasurers $100,000; Elementary School Extracurricular Treasurers $50,000. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

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

Board Comments: None

Audience Comments: Andrew McNair, CHS Band Parent, thanked the board for hiring Mr. DougHassell as Band Director.

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

Meeting adjourned.





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