Close Board of Education Meeting

Galion Middle School Computer Lab
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 6:30pm

    1. PRELIMINARY ITEMS
    Mr. Dennis Long, Board of Education President

    1.1 Roll Call

    1.2 Pledge of Allegiance

    1.3 Adopt Agenda and Addendum

    2. TREASURER'S REPORT
    Ms. Terri Day, Treasurer

    2.1 Approve September 12, 2012 Regular Meeting Minutes

    2.2 Approve Financial Report for September 2012

    3. COMMUNITY INPUT

    4. REPORTS & DISCUSSION

    4.1 Superintendent Updates
    Dr. Kathleen Jenney, Superintendent

     

     


    4.2 Curriculum Updates

    4.3 Student Representative
    Megan Thompson

    5. SUPERINTENDENT'S RECOMMENDATIONS - PERSONNEL
    Dr. Kathleen Jenney, Superintendent

    Approve the employment of the following personnel contingent upon subsequent receipt by the Board of a satisfactory criminal record check from the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation and Federal Bureau of Investigation as required by law and applicable state certification:


    5.1 Certified

    Approve Meghan Tyrrell for a continuing contract.

    Approve the employment of Penny Pumphrey as substitute teacher for the 2012-2013 school year.


    5.2 Classified

    Approve the following classified personnel:

    Cook:
          Christine Mailey - 6 hour cook at Galion High School

          Accept the resignation of Christine Mailey - 4 hour cook at Galion Middle School

    Approve the following classified substitute personnel, *contingent upon state certification as applicable to position, for the 2012-2013 school year:

    Cook:

    Rosie Faulds

     

    *Educational Assistant:

    Angie Brocwell

    Elizabeth Weithman

    Shelley Harding

     

    Secretary:

    Angie Brocwell

    Shelley Harding

     

    Para-Professional Tutor:

    Angie Brocwell

     

    Bus Driver:

    Martha Bishop

    Sean Fraser

    Lawrence Shipley


    5.3 Extra-Duty Assignments

    Approve the following Extra-Duty Assignments for the 2012-2013 school year:

     

    High School 

    Deb Horton - Thursday School Monitor

    Steve Kent - Thursday School Monitor

    Elizabeth Pritchard - Thursday School Monitor

    Heidi Rietschlin - Thursday School Monitor

    Fred Rinehart - Thursday School Monitor

    Ryan Tanner - Thursday School Monitor

    Middle School

    Amy Buzard - Thursday School Monitor

    Shelly Barton - Thursday School Monitor

    Angie Gimbel - Thursday School Monitor

    Amy Graham - Thursday School Monitor

    Joylyn Finch - Thursday School Monitor

    Jill Fenner - Thursday School Monitor

     

     


    5.4 AVID Coordinators

    Approve the following AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Coordinators for the 2012-2013 school year to be paid from grant funds. The coordinators will be paid $400.00:

    Nicole Lambright - High School Coordinator

    Doris Weals - Middle School Coordinator

    Lynn Evans - Tutor Coordinator

     


    6. ADDENDUM - FINANCIAL RECOMMENDATIONS
    Ms. Terri Day, Treasurer

    Approve the following return of advances to the General Fund:

    1  $6,000 from Ed Jobs Grant 504-9012 to General Fund 001-5220

    2  $9,000 from Race To The Top 506-9113 to General Fund 001-5220

    3  $13,000 from IDEA Part B 516-9012 to General Fund 001-5220

    4  $11,000 from Title I 572-9012 to General  Fund 001-5220

     

    Approve the following Grant Award:

    Galion Education Foundation

    Approve the receipt of a grant from the Galion Education Foundation in the amount of $20,000 awarded with the intent to finance the Elementary Spanish Enrichment Program for intermediate students.

     

    Approve the following Preliminary Budget:

    Approve the proposed preliminary budget for the Galion Education Foundation Grant for Intermediate Spanish Enrichment Program.


    7. AGREEMENTS
    Dr. Kathleen Jenney, Superintendent

    7.1 Transportation Contract - Apple Lane - REVISION

    Approve a Transportation Agreement revision with Apple Lane Transportation to provide student transportation to Mansfield Middle School and Senior High for students with disabilities. Services will be on an as needed basis at a cost of $40.00 per one-way rate.


    7.2 North Central Ohio Educational Service Center

    Approve a contract revision pursuant to ORC 3313.845 with North Central Ohio Educational Service Center which includes educational assistants, school psychologists and a part-time special education coordinator.  The revised contract amount for the 2012-13 school year is $331,071.55 (dollar amount set by specified agreement).


    7.3 ADDENDUM - David Yost - Auditor of State

    Approve the amended scope of services provided to Galion City School District by Auditor of State and Local Government Services Section to include the preparation of accrual information from financial records and supporting documentation provided by the district. This results in a $3,500.00 increase to the original agreement to total $8,500.00.


    8. CURRICULUM
    Dr. Sandra Powell, Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Federal Grants

    Aprove the First Reading for Middle School grades 6-8 Curriculum for Reading, Math, and Technology electives.


    9. BOARD BY-LAWS & POLICIES
    Dr. Kathleen Jenney, Superintendent

    Approve the Board Policy:

    Students Acceptable Use Policy (IPad)


    10. EXECUTIVE SESSION
    Mr. Dennis Long, Board of Education President

    Enter Executive Session to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion or compensation of a public employee.


    11. ADJOURN
    Mr. Dennis Long, Board of Education President

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