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2013-10-28 Minutes

EXECUTIVE SESSION

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in executive session on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. in the Central Office. Members present: Mary Wysong, John Hilger, Paul Sloffer, Ron Felger and Kent Somers. Also present: Chris Himsel.

I.C. 4-15-1.5-6.1(b) 9 To discuss a job performance evaluation of individual employees.

Mary Wysong led the meeting with the evaluation of an individual employee.

No other business was discussed.

Board President Board Secretary

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday,October 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: 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 October 14, 2013 regular meeting as presented by John Hilger; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

  1. RESIGNATIONSBrad Carnahan, Oak View Teacher, resigned as of 11/6/13. DeAnna Chambers, Perry Hill Instructional Assistant Breakfast, resigned as of 10/9/13.Heather Hower, Maple Creek Teacher, resigned as of 11/5/13. Stella Ison, Cedar Canyon Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess, resigned as of 10/28/13. Dalton Shimkus, Huntertown Custodian, resigned as of 10/22/13. Mindy Theard, Perry Hill Instructional Assistant SE, resigned as of 11/1/13. Lisa Van Allen, Arcola Instructional Assistant Office, resigned as of 11/6/13.
  2. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Helen Brubaker

Carroll High

Teacher

12/2-6/13

Rebecca Knott

Perry Hill

Teacher

11/15-21/13

Jennifer Kumfer

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant

Extension 10/22-11/8/13

Dorene Lowden

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant

2/7-14/14

Loretta Romine

Central Office

Secretary

11/1-29/13

  1. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Sarah Adams

Cedar Canyon

Classroom Instructional Assistant 1.5 hours/day, total 4.5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Chris Armstrong

Perry Hill

Classroom Instructional Assistant 3.5 hours/day Effective 11/4/13

Tiffany Armstrong

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 1 hour/day, total 3 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Julie Benkenstein

Oak View

TRANSFER to Perry Hill Classroom Instructional Assistant 5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Nichole Beuchel

Hickory Center

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2.5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Holly Borros

Hickory Center

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2.5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Mary Jane Brown

Hickory Center

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2.5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

DeAnna Chambers

Perry Hill

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2.75 hours/day, total 5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Mary E. Collins

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant SE 3 hours/day Effective 10/29/13 through 12/20/13

Deb Delieto

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant SE 3 hours/day Eff. 10/29/13 through the end of the 2013-14 school year

Juli Dysert

Hickory Center

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2.5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Cindy Fenbert

Eel River

Classroom Instructional Assistant .75 hour/day Instructional Assistant SE .25 hour/day

Total 3.5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Linda Fortney

Hickory Center

Classroom Instructional Assistant .5 hour/day, total 4.25 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Tracy Freeland

Perry Hill

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2.75 hours/day, total 5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Teresa Fuhrman

Arcola

Classroom Instructional Assistant .5 hour/day, total 5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Beth Gemmill

Perry Hill

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2.75 hours/day, total 5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Kim Goodwin

Huntertown

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2 hours/day, total 4 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

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Classified Recommendations Cont'd

Lisakay Hall

Perry Hill

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2 hours/day, total 5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Sue Hamm

Huntertown

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Jody Harkenrider

Eel River

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2.25 hours/day, total 4.75 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Danielle Hildebrand

Perry Hill

Classroom Instructional Assistant 3 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Lori Hirschy

Cedar Canyon

Classroom Instructional Assistant 1.5 hours/day, total 4 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Sara Hough

Huntertown

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2 hours/day, total 4 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Lynn Huffman

Hickory Center

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2 hours/day, total 4.5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Stella Ison

Cedar Canyon

Classroom Instructional Assistant 1.5 hours/day, total 4.5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Margaret Karr

Oak View

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2 hours/day, total 4.5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Christine Lechner

Oak View

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2 hours/day, total 4.5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Lori Logue

Perry Hill

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2.75 hours/day, total 5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Deanna McDermit

Arcola

Classroom Instructional Assistant .5 hour/day, total 5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Kerry Melchi

Cedar Canyon

Classroom Instructional Assistant 1.5 hours/day, total 4.5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Bambi Muylle

Perry Hill

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2 hours/day, total 5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Heidi Reimer

Arcola

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2 hours/day, total 3.5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Rita Reinking

Eel River

Classroom Instructional Assistant .75 hours/day, total 3.5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Diane Scharlach

Huntertown

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2 hours/day, total 4 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Julie Schneider

Oak View

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 2 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Jodi Schroeder

Perry Hill

Classroom Instructional Assistant 5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Lori Schwarz

Eel River

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2.25 hours/day, total 4.75 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Asmira Skrgic

Hickory Center

Classroom Instructional Assistant 2.5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Judy Thompson

Cedar Canyon

Classroom Instructional Assistant 3 hours/day, total 5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Barbara Wearley

Huntertown

Classroom Instructional Assistant 1 hour/day, total 4.5 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Kim Winget

Oak View

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 2 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

Classroom Instructional Assistant 3 hours/day Effective 10/29/13

  1. PERMISSION TO POST/HIRE Requested permission to post/hire the following: Huntertown Crossing Guard .5 hours/day; Oak View Instructional Assistant SE 2.75 hours/day(general fund); Arcola Special Ed. Teacher additional 5% (special ed. grant.).
  2. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommended the following for the 2013-14 school year:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Alyssa Ables

Carroll Middle

7th Grade Basketball (F)

Bobby Ables

Carroll High

Wrestling Volunteer

Steve Driver

Carroll High

Reserve Basketball (F)

John Gibson

Carroll High

Head Swim (M)

John Gibson

Carroll High

Head Swim (F)

Jeff Herring

Carroll High

Basketball (F) Volunteer

Bobbie Poynter

Carroll High

9th Basketball (F)

Mark Redding

Carroll High

Head Basketball (F)

Austen Ruich

Carroll High

Wrestling Volunteer

Rosemary Scheele

Carroll High

Head Gymnastics

Scott Scheele

Carroll High

Assistant Gymnastics

Motion to approve items A-E by Ron Felger; seconded by Kent Somers. Motion carried.

  1. TRAVEL REQUESTSRequested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Andrea Chapman

Hickory Center

11/5/13

$ 195.00

Title III

Building a Collaborative Relationship:

Classroom Teachers/EL Assistants, Decatur, IN

Leslie Clark

Carroll High

11/26/13

$ 417.50

Acad. Honors

AP Workshop, Indianapolis, In

Jeremy Heidenreich

Carroll Middle

11/14-15-13

$ 395.00

PTO

IN School Counselor Association Conference

Indianapolis, IN

Bridget Knepper

Perry Hill

11/6/13

$ 359.00

Prof. Dev.

Classroom Mgmt. and Effective

Teaching of Children and Adolescents

with Emotional and Behavioral Problems

Indianapolis, IN

Kelly Lehman

Hickory Center

2/10/14

$ 210.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS Workshop, Westfield, IN

Ginger McComb

Hickory Center

11/1/13

$ 180.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS Workshop, Indianapolis, IN

Julie Myers

Hickory Center

11/5/13

$ 90.00

Title III

Building a Collaborative Relationship:

Classroom Teachers/EL Assistants, Decatur, IN

Ann Poor

Perry Hill

11/5/13

$ 210.00

Title III

Building a Collaborative Relationship:

Classroom Teachers/EL Assistants, Decatur, IN

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Travel Requests Cont'd

Courtney Poor

Perry Hill

11/5/13

$ 130.00

Title III

Building a Collaborative Relationship:

Classroom Teachers/EL Assistants, Decatur, IN

Michelle Stoffel

Hickory Center

2/10/14

$ 122.50

Prof. Dev.

CLASS Workshop, Westfield, IN

Bronwyn Thayer

Hickory Center

11/5/13

$ 195.00

Title III

Building a Collaborative Relationship:

Classroom Teachers/EL Assistants, Decatur, IN

  1. FIELD TRIP REQUESTRequested approval of the following:

SCHOOL/GROUP

DATE(S)

MODE

LOCATION

Maple Creek 8th Grade

11/26/13

Chartered Bus

Indiana State Museum & NCAA Hall of Champions, Indianapolis, IN

Motion to approve items F & G by Kent Somers; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

  1. COLLEGE TRANSITION PROGRAM REQUEST

Recommended approval of the enclosed College Transition Program (Dual Credit) Request for Japanese Courses. Motion to approve by Kent Somers; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

Mr.Himsel commended the recent accomplishments of the Carroll High School Band as well as the CHS Football, Volleyball, and Cross Country teams wishing them well as they move on to the next levels of their respective competitions.

BUSINESS REPORT

  1. CORPORATION PAYMENTSRecommended Building Corporation Payments: Series 2013 Bond Payments $10,602.00. Motion to approve by John Hilger; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

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

Board Comments: None

Audience Comments: None

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

Meeting adjourned.





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