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2013-09-09 Minutes

EXECUTIVE SESSION

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees was scheduled to meet in executive session on Monday, September 9, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. in the Central Office.

I.C.5-14-1.5-6.1(b) 2(A): For discussion of strategy with respect to collective bargaining.

Executive session was canceled.

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REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday,September 9, 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: Chris Himsel, 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 August 26, 2013 executive session and regular meeting as presented by Ron Felger; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

  1. RESIGNATIONSBarbara Berndt, Hickory Center Food Service Assistant, resigned as of 8/30/13.

Catie Martino, Aquatic Worker, resigned as of 7/1/13. Cathy Mittendorf, Huntertown Food Service Assistant, resigned as of 8/16/13. Abigail Snyder, Aquatic Worker, resigned as of 7/1/13.

  1. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Julie Ceckowski

Carroll Middle

Instructional Assistant

9/30/13-10/4/13

LuAna Felger

Transportation

Bus Driver

10/2-9/13

Katy Geisleman

Cedar Canyon

Teacher

10/7/13 through approximately 1/3/14

Victor Hopkins

Carroll Middle

Security

8/14/13-10/11/13

Cindy Powers

Perry Hill

Teacher

9/3/13-10/4/13

Stacy Schenkel

Cedar Canyon

Teacher

11/18/13 through the end of the 2013-14 school year

Tonya Steele

Perry Hill

Instructional Assistant

9/20-27/13

Tina Troyer

Carroll High

Food Service Assistant

11/11-15/13

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

Cedar Canyon - Instructional Assistant SE additional 2 hour/day through the 2013-14 school year (special ed.grant)

Huntertown - Instructional Assistant SE 5 hours/day (general fund)

  1. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Nichole Kruger

Cedar Canyon

Long-Term Substitute Teacher Effective 11/18/13 through the end of the 2013-14 school year

  1. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Alyssa Ables

Carroll Middle

TRANSFER to Instructional Assistant SE 4 hours/day,

TRANSFER to Instructional Assistant 1 hours/day, total 5 hours/day Effective 9/10/13

Mary E. Collins

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant SE 3 hours/day, 4 days/week Effective 9/10/13 through 10/11/13

Debbie DeLieto

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant SE 3 hours/day, 4 days/week Effective 9/10/13 through 10/11/13

Stacy Dials

Hickory Center

Instructional Assistant SE additional 2 hours/day, 5 hours/day total Effective 9/10/13

Sara Dunten

Transportation

Carroll High/Carroll Middle Bus Driver Effective 9/10/13

Jennifer Featherston

Carroll High

TRANSFER to Carroll High Instructional Assistant SE 3 hours/day Effective 9/10/13

Jennifer Geller

Hickory Center

Instructional Assistant SE 4 hours/day Effective 9/10/13

Tami Hartnup

Transportation

Eel River Shuttle Bus Driver Effective 9/10/13

Kris Huguenard

Transportation

Oak View and Carroll High/Carroll Middle Bus Driver Effective 9/10/13

Susan Lietzke

Arcola

Instructional Assistant Literacy 5 hours/day Eff 9/10/13 through the end of 2013-14 school year

Patricia Menge

Carroll High

TRANSFER to Carroll High Instructional Assistant 3 hours/day Effective 9/10/13

Sheryl Noles

Arcola

Instructional Assistant Literacy 5 hours/day Effective 9/10/13

Dalton Shimkus

Huntertown

Custodian 2nd Shift 4 hour/day 180 days/year

Joann Sparkman

Transportation

TRANSFER to Carroll High/Carroll Middle Bus Driver

Debbie Vermilion

Carroll Middle

Instructional Assistant 3 hours/day Effective 9/10/13

Recommended the enclosed Health Insurance Premium Schedule for Classified Staff for 2013-14.

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  1. EXTRACURRICULAR RESIGNATION Mike Barnes, Carroll High Assistant Track (F), resigned as of 8/29/13.
  2. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following for the 2013-14 school year:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Jodie Asplund

Maple Creek

Art

Tiffany Flemming

Maple Creek

7th Grade Head Basketball (F)

Sean Gibson

Carroll High

Assistant Swim (M)

Jason Lantz

Carroll High

Baseball Assistant

Kristen Lemley

Arcola

Music

Mike Moore

Maple Creek

8th Grade Head Basketball (F)

Gary Skeel

Carroll High

Reserve Basketball (M)

  1. HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTION #13-02,Maple Creek Student, at a maximum of 3 hours/week beginning 9/10/13-5/30/14.Teacher assignment: Scott Bushong.

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

  1. TRAVEL REQUESTSRequested Approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Christina Baloski

Perry Hill

10/18-20/13

$ 380.00

PTO

2013 Art Ed. Association Indiana

Fall Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Jada Conner

Special Ed.

9/26-28/13

$ 960.00

SE Grant

ICASE Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Nicole Croy

Carroll High

11/26/13

$ 295.00

Acad. Honors

AP Workshop, Indianapolis, IN

Sam DiPrimio

Carroll High

9/30-10-1/13

$ 188.50

Adm. Travel

IN School Safety Advanced Training

Indianapolis, IN

Jodie Doolin

Hickory Center

10/10/13

$ 170.00

Title II Part A

Region 8 Math Training, Fort Wayne

Ron Felger

Corporation

9/23-24/13

$1,062.16

Adm. Travel

ISBA/IAPSS Fall Conference

Indianapolis, IN

Dane Gerig

Huntertown

10/10/13

$ 170.00

Title II Part A

Math Best Practices & Assessment, Fort Wayne

Nicole Germann

Arcola

10/10/13

$ 170.00

Title II Part A

Math Best Practices & Assessment, Fort Wayne

Chris Himsel

Corporation

9/18-22/13

$ 824.00

Adm. Travel

Chamber of Commerce Fly-In and

ASCD Legislative Committee Meeting

Washington D.C.

Chris Himsel

Corporation

9/23-24/13

$ 555.00

Adm. Travel

ISBA/IAPSS Fall Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Barb Ihnen

Perry Hill

11/19-20/13

4/24/14

$ 355.00

Adm. Travel

School Safety Specialist Basic Training

Indianapolis, IN

Ashley Kas

Carroll High

11/26/13

$ 295.00

Acad. Honors

AP Workshop, Indianapolis, IN

Daniel Kieffer

Cedar Canyon

10/10/13

$ 170.00

Title II Part A

Region 8 Math Training, Fort Wayne

Roanne Marlow

Eel River

10/10/13

$ 170.00

Title II Part A

Math Best Practices & Assessment, Fort Wayne

Larry Rusher

Eel River

10/10/13

$ 170.00

Title II Part A

Math Best Practices & Assessment, Fort Wayne

Mark Seele

Maple Creek

11/24-26/13

$ 822.62

Adm. Travel

IASP Fall Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Star Smith

Cedar Canyon

10/10/13

$ 170.00

Title II Part A

Math Training, Fort Wayne

Casey Stansifer

Carroll High

11/26/13

$ 406.60

Acad. Honors

AP Workshop - English Language

and Composition, Indianapolis, IN

Abby Tigulis

Maple Creek

10/3/13

$ 137.00

Staff Dev.

PL221

Academic Super Bowl Coaches Conference

Indianapolis, IN

Bill Toler

Maple Creek

11/22-23/13

$ 567.50

Adm. Travel

IASP Asst. Principal's Conference

Indianapolis, IN

Jamie Wilkins

Carroll Middle

9/30-10/1/13

$ 170.00

Adm. Travel

Advanced School Safety Specialist

Academy, Indianapolis, IN

Brad Zern

Eel River

9/30-10/1/13

$ 178.45

Adm. Travel

Advanced School Safety Specialist

Academy, Indianapolis, IN

  1. FIELD TRIP REQUESTSRequested approval of the following:

SCHOOL/GROUP

DATE(S)

MODE

LOCATION

Carroll High FCCLA

9/6-7/13

Activity Bus

FCCLA State Officers Planning Meeting, Indianapolis, IN

Eel River 5th Grade

9/23-24/13

School Bus

Camp SOLE at Camp Lutherwald, Howe, IN

Cedar Canyon

5/15/14

Chartered Bus

Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, Dearborn, MI

Motion To approve items I & J by Kent Somers; seconded by John Hilger. Motion Carried.

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SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

  1. FUND RAISERRequested approval of the following: Carroll High - Band Boosters -Metal Recycling

Motion to approve by John Hilger; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

BUSINESS REPORT

  1. CORPORATION PAYMENTSRecommended Building Corporation Payment: Series 2013 Bond Payment - $271,198.88.Motion to approve by John Hilger; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

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

Board Comments: None

Audience Comments: None

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

Meeting adjourned.





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