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2013-06-24 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday,June 24, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Mary Wysong, Paul Sloffer, and Ron Felger. John Hilger and Kent Somers were absent. Also Present: Chris Himsel, Gloria Shamanoff, Bill Mallers, Lisa Harris, staff, 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 June 10, 2013 regular meeting as presented by Paul Slofer; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

  1. RESIGNATIONSAdrianne Henderson, Eel River& Hickory Center Music Teacher 50%, resigned as of 6/19/13. Karen Sloffer, Cedar Canyon Teacher, resigned as of 6/19/13.
  2. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTS

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Tonne Coil

Huntertown

Teacher

6/3/13

Cheryl DeWitt

Corporation

Secretary

6/25/13-7/19/13

Emily Johnson

Eel River

Teacher

8/13/13-12/19/13

  1. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Jennifer Bell

Special Ed.

Speech Language Therapist Effective 8/13/13

Megan Cripe

Carroll High

Social Studies Teacher Effective 8/13/13

Adela Dickey

Corporation

Increase from 224 days/year to 12 months/year Effective 7/1/13

Convert 224-day salary to 260-day salary using the current daily rate.

Lisa Everton

Perry Hill

5th Grade Teacher Effective 8/13/13

Dane Gerig

Huntertown

5th Grade Teacher Effective 8/13/13

Abigail Johnson

Arcola

TRANSFER to Carroll Middle Language Arts Grades 7-8

Sherri Smith

Perry Hill

Long-Term Substitute Teacher Effective approximately 9/27/13-5/26/13

Sherrie Shade

Carroll High

Geometry

Summer School Session 1, June 26, 2013, 5 hours Substitute for Matt Taylor

Janice Tobias

Carroll High

Geometry

Summer School Session 1, June 14, 2013, 5 hours Substitute for Matt Taylor

Erica Truskolaski

Perry Hill

1st Grade Teacher Effective 8/13/13

Phil Yoder

Carroll Middle

Social Studies Teacher Effective 8/13/13

  1. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Holly Houser

Arcola

TRANSFER to NACS Technology Data Specialist 5 hours/day, 200 days/year Effective 7/1/13

Step 4 of the Technology Specialist pay scale.

Jane Hovanec

Maple Creek

TRANSFER to NACS Technology Systems Support - Network

8 hours/day, 220 days/year Effective 7/1/13

Step 14 of the Technology Systems Support pay scale.

Diane Kelmer

NACS Technology

Increase from 220 days/year to 12 months/year Effective 7/1/13

Convert current hourly wage to salary based on 260 days/year.

Valerie Pontius

NACS Technology

TRANSFER to NACS Technology Systems Engineer - Servers

8 hours/day, 12 months/year Effective 7/1/13

Step 1 of the Technology Systems Engineer pay scale.

Deb Robins

Cedar Canyon

Huntertown

TRANSFER to NACS Technology

additional 1 hour/day, additional 4 days/year Effective 8/5/13 8 hours/day, 192 days/year total

Step 14 of the Technology Specialist pay scale.

Shelly Stueber

Perry Hill

Instructional Assistant Literacy additional 2.5 hours/day 5 hours/day total Effective 8/14/13

Cathy Weimer

Oak View

Perry Hill

TRANSFER to NACS Technology

additional 1 hour/day, additional 4 days/year Effective 8/5/13 8 hours/day, 192 days/year total

Step 11 of the Technology Specialist pay scale.

Dianne

Woehnker

Eel River

Hickory Center

TRANSFER to NACS Technology

additional 1 hour/day, additional 4 days/year Effective 8/5/13 8 hours/day, 192 days/year total

Step 1 of the Technology Specialist pay scale.

  1. EXTRACURRICULAR RESIGNATIONS Sean Abbott, Carroll High Academic Coach Spell Bowl, resigned as of 6/3/13. Kathy Lepper, Carroll High Student Services and Student Records, resigned as of 6/11/13.

Scott Snyder, Carroll High Student Council Sponsor, resigned as of 6/3/13. Matt Vince, Carroll High Assistant Baseball Coach, resigned as of 6/3/13.

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  1. PERMISSION TO POST/HIRERequested permission to post/hire the following:

Carroll High Secretary -Athletics additional 2 weeks/year (from 38 to 40 weeks/year); Perry Hill Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess additional .25 hour/day; Certified -Permanent Substitutes as follows: Middle School/High School - 1 English/Reading,1 Math/Science, 1 Social Studies/Reading, 1 Secondary Licensed Teacher Preferably in one of the related arts or world languages. Elementary School - 2General Elementary. Certified permanent substitutes will be paid the same rate as current substitutes. Classified - Permanent Substitutes as follows:Custodial Assistants - 4 - 3.5 days/for 8 hours/day (not to exceed 28 hours total/week), Instructional Assistants - 6 - 4 days for 7 hours/day (not to exceed 28 hours total/week), Food Service Assistants 2 - 4 days for 6 hours/day(not to exceed 24 hours total/week). Classified permanent substitutes will not be eligible for employee benefits and will be paid the same as current substitutes within the particular employee classification.

Motion to approve items A-Gby Ron Felger; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

  1. TRAVEL REQUESTSRequested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Jason Corah

Carroll Middle

8/6/13

$ 82.44

2012 Tech CPF

Prof. Dev.

My Big Campus Training Camp

Kokomo, IN

Megan Cripe

Carroll High

7/2013

1,050.00

Acad. Honors

AP Government Training, Muncie IN

Lisa Feichter

Transportation

7/15-16/13

$ 895.00

Transportation

Edulog Conference, Indianapolis, IN

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

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

  1. TEXTBOOK ADOPTION Requested permission to accept the following for Carroll High:

MathFinite Math - Pearson $29.69; AP Statistics - Pearson $31.89; *Revised Spanish;Spanish I - Holt

$7.23;Spanish II - Holt $7.23; Spanish III - Holt $4.95; Spanish IV - Cengage $10.10;*Revised Radio & Television I Workbook Consumable Fee $25.00. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

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

Board Comments: Mr. Himsel announced that Carroll High School received a commendation from the Indiana Department of Education for significant achievement in Advanced Placement Student Access and Success with 29.4% of 2012 graduates passing at least one AP exam during high school.

Audience Comments: None

Motion To adjourn by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Ron Felger.

Meeting adjourned.





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