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2017-05-22 Minutes

EXECUTIVE SESSION


The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in executive session on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Kent Somers, Liz Hathaway, Ron Felger, and Steve Bartkus. Also present: Chris Himsel, Gloria Shamanoff, John Miller, Jamie Wilkins, Bill Toler and John Bloom.


IC 5-14-1.5-6.1 (b) 2(D) For discussion of strategy with respect to the purchase or lease of real property.


Chris Himsel and John Miller presented updated information with respect to the purchase or lease of real property. Board members asked questions which were answered by John Bloom.


No other business was discussed.


Meeting adjourned at 6:42 p.m. with no need to reconvene after the regular board meeting.


The undersigned certify that no other subject matter of business was discussed in the executive session other than the subject matter of business specified in the public notice of the executive session.





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BUS REPLACEMENT PLAN AMENDMENT HEARING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met for a Bus Replacement Plan Amendment Hearing on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Kent Somers, Liz Hathaway, Ron Felger and Steve Bartkus. Also present: Chris Himsel, Gloria Shamanoff, staff, patrons and reporters.

President Kent Somers called the hearing to order. Chris Himsel presented information on the Bus Replacement Plan Amendment. There were no board member comments. There were no audience comments. Kent Somers adjourned the hearing.

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday, May 22, 2017 immediately following the hearing in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Kent Somers, Liz Hathaway, Ron Felger and Steve Bartkus. Also present: Chris Himsel, Gloria Shamanoff, staff, patrons and reporters.

Motions herewith mentioned are unanimous unless otherwise stated.

President Kent Somers called the meeting to order. Motion to approve the minutes of the May 8, 2017 executive session and regular meeting and the May 15, 2017 public work session as presented by Liz Hathaway; seconded by Steve Bartkus. Motion carried.

President Kent Somers reiterated the board member vacancy and asked if the board members had any comments. Kent, Ron and Liz all offered comments. Motion to appoint Kristi Schlatter to serve the remainder of John Hilger's board term by Liz Hathaway; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion approved. The board members then welcomed Kristi to the NACS School Board of Trustees.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

A. RESIGNATIONS Lisa Feichter, Transportation Secretary, resigned as of 6/6/17. Dawn Fuhrman, Technology Systems Support, resigned as of 5/19/17. Melisa Jackowiak, Carroll Middle Food Service Assistant, resigned as of 5/8/17. Jean Ann Stewart, Huntertown Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 5/25/17.


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B. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Kristy Ewing

Carroll High

Teacher

9/7/17-11/9/17

Patricia Hill

Eel River

Food Service Assistant

5/9-25/17

Donna Johnson

Oak View

Instructional Assistant

5/15-25/17

Melissa Ringle

Carroll High

Curriculum Coordinator

8/15/17-10/31/17

Tamara Royer

Carroll High

Secretary

8/8-28/17

Sue Skora

Arcola

Food Service Assistant

5/8-25/17

C. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Bob Ahlersmeyer

Carroll High

English

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 75 hours

Jennifer Baron

Carroll High

Algebra I

Summer Session 1, June 12-30,2017, 75 hours

Alan Bodenstein

Carroll High

Physical Education

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Steven

Boomershine

Carroll High

Health

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 75 hours

Natalie Brewer

Huntertown

Elementary Summer Program Teacher

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Shannon

Brinneman

Huntertown

Elementary Summer Program Teacher

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Katherine Brothers

Huntertown

Elementary Summer Program Teacher

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Jenna Buranj

Carroll High

Algebra II

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Rollie Clements

Carroll High

Government

Summer Session 1, June 12-15 & June 19-30, 2017, 70 hours

Krisanne

Clinkenbeard

Carroll High

Health

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Tonne Coil

Huntertown

Elementary Summer Program Teacher

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Teri Delagrange

Carroll High

Physical Education

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 75 hours

Steve Driver

Carroll High

Government

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 75 hours

Zach England

Carroll High

Physical Education

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 75 hours

Chris Etter

Carroll High

Economics

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 75 hours

Phil Frazier

Carroll High

Summer School Assistant Band, 80 hours

Carol Gaff

Huntertown

Elementary Summer Program Teacher

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Nicole Germann

Arcola

Elementary Summer Program Teacher

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Becky Gongwer

Huntertown

Elementary Summer Program Teacher

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Julie Gordy

Carroll High

English

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Adam Gray

Youth Service Ctr.

Teacher Effective 8/15/17

Kaylie Greener

Huntertown

Elementary Summer Program Teacher

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Marie Hanes

Carroll High

Algebra II

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 75 hours

Ivy Harrison

Carroll High

Special Education Teacher

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 35 hours

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 30 hours

Doug Hassell

Carroll High

Summer School Head Band, 80 hours

Jodi Heeter

Carroll High

Physical Education

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Brian Herr

Carroll High

Physical Education

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Cindy Hesterman

Carroll High

Physical Education

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Nanette Houser

Arcola

Elementary Summer Program Teacher

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Jennifer Kieffer

Carroll High

Health

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Michael Klein

Carroll High

English

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 75 hours

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Certified Recommendations Cont'd

Dan Lestinsky

Carroll High

Economics

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 75 hours

Steve Lubbehusen

Carroll High

Physical Education

Summer Session 1, June 12-16 and June 22-30, 2017, 60 hours

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 75 hours

Matt Motz

Carroll High

Government

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Dee Ramseyer

Carroll High

Algebra I

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Tonya Resac

Huntertown

Elementary Summer Program Teacher

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Ryan Roy

Carroll High

Physical Education

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 75 hours

Quinn Ruich

Huntertown

Elementary Summer Program Teacher

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2107

Rachel Saunders

Arcola

Elementary Summer Program Teacher

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2107

Kent Scholz

Carroll High

Algebra I

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 75 hours

Kara Screeton

Huntertown

Elementary Summer Program Teacher

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Stacey Selby

Huntertown

Elementary Summer Program Teacher

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Jasmine Sloffer

Carroll High

Health

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Tim Sloffer

Carroll High

Geometry

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 75 hours

D. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Kim Barrquillo

Arcola

Elementary Summer Program Secretary

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Melanie Creek

Huntertown

Elementary Summer Program Nurse

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Nichole Harley

Technology

TRANSFER to Technology Systems Support 8 hours/day, 12 months/year Effective 5/23/17

Brenda Jones

Arcola

Elementary Summer Program Nurse

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Ann Kline

Carroll High

Summer CPR for Health

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 10 hours

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 5 hours

Jennifer Meyer

Arcola

Elementary Summer Program Librarian

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Tiffany Naval

Carroll High

TRANSFER to Food Service Assistant 5.75 hours/day Effective 5/23/17

Becky Noll

Carroll High

Instructional Assistant APEX

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 75 hours

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 75 hours

Elaine Reder

Huntertown

Elementary Summer Program Librarian

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Jackie Smith

Carroll High

Instructional Assistant SE

Summer Session 1, June 12-30, 2017, 30 hours

Summer Session 2, July 10-28, 2017, 30 hours

Janine

Steinbrunner

Huntertown

Elementary Summer Program Secretary

2 hours/day, 2 days/week June 13-July 20, 2017

Ashley Swanson

Carroll High

TRANSFER to Food Service Assistant 5.75 hours/day Effective 5/23/17

Gerald Wood

Transportation

TRANSFER to Hickory Center, Carroll High, Carroll Middle Bus Routes Effective 5/23/17

E. PERMISSION TO POST/HIRE Request permission to post/hire the following:

  1. Special Education Extended School Year (SE Grant)

    1. 1 Early Childhood/Preschool Teacher, July 10-28, 2017, 21 hours

    2. 1 Speech/Language Therapist, July 10-28, 2017, 6 hours

    3. 1 School Psychologist, June & July, 2017, 10 hours

  2. Certified Staff beginning with the 2017-18 school year as per enclosed memo.

F. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommended the following for the 2017-18 school year:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Heather Anderson

Carroll Middle

Head Girls Soccer

Bob Messmann

Carroll Middle

Assistant Girls Soccer

Victoria Pepper

Carroll Middle

Assistant Boys Soccer


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G. HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTION

1. # 16-19 Carroll Middle Student, at a maximum of 4 hours/week beginning 5/15/17-6/9/17.

Teacher assignment: Dan Lestinsky; Josh Clinkenbeard; Jennifer Messer; Jeremy Heidenreich.

2. # 16-20 Carroll Middle Student, at a maximum of 4 hours/week beginning 5/15/17-6/9/17.

Teacher assignment: Dan Lestinsky; Josh Clinkenbeard; Jennifer Messer; Jeremy Heidenreich.

3. #16-21, Carroll High Student, at a maximum of 6 hours/week beginning 6/12/17-7/31/17.

Teacher assignment: Kent Scholz.

Motion to approved items A-G by Liz Hathaway; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

H. TRAVEL REQUEST Requested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Renee Sigmon

Carroll High

6/25-28/17

$ 534.00

Perkins Fund

AAFCS National Conference, Dallas, TX

I. FIELD TRIP REQUEST Recommended the following:

SCHOOL/GROUP

DATE(S)

MODE

LOCATION

Carroll High FFA

6/19-22/17

Activity Bus

State FFA Convention, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Motion to approve items H & I by Liz Hathaway; seconded by Steve Bartkus. Motion carried.


J. GRANT/DONATION ACCEPTANCE Brad Zern, Eel River Principal, requested permission to accept a donation from the Eel River PTO in the amount of $2,900.00 to be used for professional development. Motion to approve by Steve Bartkus; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.


SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

A. STUDENT FEE ADJUSTMENT Requested permission to adjust the student fee for the Grade 1-4 Zaner-Bloser handwriting workbooks per enclosed memo. Motion to approve by Liz Hathaway; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

BUSINESS REPORT

A. RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE 2017 BUS REPLACEMENT PLAN

Recommended the enclosed resolution to amend the 2017 bus replacement plan to increase the number of buses purchased from ten to eleven. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by Steve Bartkus. Motion carried.

B. CORPORATION PURCHASES

E-rate Fund - $30,000.00; Capital Projects Fund - $25,900.04; Building Corporation Purchases - $143,149.82;

Food Service fund - $8,952.50; General Fund - $8,952.50. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

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

Board Comments: Steve Bartkus offered condolences to the Hoot family for their recent loss. Kent Somers concurred with Mr. Bartkus' statement.

Superintendent's Comments: Dr. Himsel commented that he attended the recent senior awards ceremony and the NACS community has much to be proud of in terms of the accomplishments of the Carroll High School 2017 senior class.

Audience Comments: None

Motion to adjourn by Steve Bartkus; seconded by Ron Felger.

Meeting adjourned.





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