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2017-06-19 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Kent Somers, Ron Felger, Steve Bartkus and Kristi Schlatter. Liz Hathaway was absent. Also present: Chris Himsel, Gloria Shamanoff, Bill Mallers, Lisa Harris, staff, students, 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 June 5, 2017 executive session and regular meeting and the June 16, 2017 executive session as presented by Ron Felger; seconded by Steve Bartkus. Motion carried.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

A. INTENT TO RETIRE Kristi Hurley, Oak View Teacher, submitted her intent to retire as of 8/25/17. Michael Waters, Hickory Center Custodian, submitted his intent to retire as of 6/9/17.

B. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUEST Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Dawn Shannon

Eel River

Instructional Assistant

5/23-25/17

C. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Jamie Bauer

Carroll High

Art Teacher Effective 8/15/17

Jennifer Bell

Special Ed.

Speech Therapist 6 hours, July 10-28, 2017

Michelle Boroff

Maple Creek

Math Teacher Effective 8/15/17

Mary Cebalt

Special Ed.

Speech Language Therapist Effective 8/15/17

Aubry Daman

Carroll Middle

Art Teacher Effective 8/15/17

Amber Faust

Carroll High

Geometry

Session 1, June 30, 2017 - 5 hours

Katy Geisleman

Special Ed.

Early Childhood Teacher 21 hours, July 10-28, 2017

Donovan Gentis

Carroll High

English

Session 1, June 12-13, 2017 - 10 hours

Michael Klein

Carroll High

REVISED

English

Session 1, June 14-30, 2017 - 65 hours

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

Jennifer Lee

Oak View

1st Grade Teacher Effective 8/15/17

Amy Lung

Carroll High

Language Arts Teacher Effective 8/15/17

Rebekah McCool

Carroll High

Mathematics Teacher Effective 8/15/17

Lindsey Miner

Carroll Middle

Long-term Substitute Teacher Effective 8/15/17-10/13/17

Hannah Quade

Huntertown

3rd Grade Teacher Effective 8/15/17

Lisa Repaal

Special Ed.

Psychologist 10 hours, June-July 2017

Alicia Weimer

Carroll High

REVISED

Geometry

Session 1, June 12-29, 2017 - 70 hours

D. ADMINISTRATOR RECOMMENDATION

Recommend the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

NEW/REPL.

Caleb Miner

Perry Hill

Principal Effective 7/24/17

Barb Ihnen

E. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Demonica

Cleveland

Hickory Center

Instructional Assistant Literacy 2.5 hours/day Effective 8/16/17

Eve Cochram

Carroll High

TRANSFER to Food Service Assistant 4 hours/day Effective 6/20/17

Kim Ginder

Maple Creek

Instructional Assistant 6.5 hours/day Effective 8/16/17-5/31/18

Michele Wilson

Carroll Middle

TRANSFER to Transportation 12-month Secretary 8 hours/day Effective 6/20/17

F. EXTRACURRICULAR RESIGNATION Josh Clinkenbeard, Carroll Middle 8th Grade Assistant Football, resigned as of 5/25/17.

G. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommended the following for the 2017-18 school year:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Bobby Ables

Carroll Middle

Head Wrestling

Heather Anderson

Carroll Middle

Head Soccer (F)

John David Antu

Carroll Middle

Football Volunteer

Wrestling Volunteer

Katie Cybulski

Carroll Middle

Cheerleading Volunteer

Amy Hanna

Carroll Middle

Assistant Swim

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Extracurricular Recommendations Cont'd

Chad Hedges

Carroll Middle

Wrestling Volunteer

Chris Hicks

Carroll Middle

7th Grade Assistant Football

Assistant Wrestling

Bob Messmann

Carroll Middle

Assistant Soccer (F)

Elsa Turner

Carroll Middle

Head Cheerleading

Motion to approve items A-G by Steve Bartkus; seconded by Kristi Schlatter. Motion carried. Mr. Himsel introduced Caleb Miner as the Perry Hill Principal.

H. TRAVEL REQUESTS Requested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Andy Deatrick

Technology

6/21/17

$ 25.00

Digital Grant

eLead 2017 Summer of eLearning Conf.

Anderson, IN

Andy Deatrick

Technology

7/25/17

$ 25.00

Digital Grant

e3 Technology Conference, Warsaw, IN

Andy Deatrick

Technology

8/4/17

$ 15.00

Digital Grant

EdTechInTheBend, South Bend, IN

Sarah Hamlin

Carroll High

6/18-23/17

$1,000.00

Thiele Stipend

Iowa Summer Writing Festival

Iowa City, IA

Seth Slater

Technology

8/4/17

$ 15.00

Digital Grant

EdTechInTheBend, South Bend, IN

Casey Stansifer

Technology

8/4/17

$ 15.00

Digital Grant

EdTechInTheBend, South Bend, IN

I. FIELD TRIP REQUEST Recommended the following:

SCHOOL/GROUP

DATE(S)

MODE

LOCATION

Carroll High FFA

6/25-27/17

Activity Bus

Huntertown Gardens, LaOtto, IN

Motion to approve items H & I by Ron Felger; seconded by Steve Bartkus. Motion carried.

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

A. HIGH SCHOOL COURSE ADDITIONS Requested approval for the addition of the following courses into the Carroll High School course offering guide for the 2017-18 school year: Ethnic Studies and Racial Groups and Indiana Studies. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by Kristi Schlatter. Motion carried.

B. 2017-18 STUDENT FEES AMENDMENTS Recommended the enclosed 2017-18 school year student fees amendments. Motion to approve by Kristi Schlatter; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

C. ENROLLMENT REQUEST Recommended the enclosed Enrollment Request. Motion to approve by Steve Bartkus; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

BUSINESS REPORT

A. CORPORATION PURCHASES Capital Projects Fund $127,244.00. Motion to approve by Kristi Schlatter; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

B. CORPORATION PAYMENTS Building Corporation Payments $66,646.00. Motion to approve by Steve Bartkus; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

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

Board Comments: Kent Somers offered condolences to Lisa Feichter for her recent loss. Mr. Somers thanked Kristi Hurley for her years of service to NACS.

Audience Comments: None

Superintendent's Comments: Chris Himsel welcomed Caleb Miner to NACS and thanked everyone involved with the interview process. Mr. Miner stated that he is looking forward to working at NACS.

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

Meeting adjourned.





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