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April 28, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. Preliminary
I.A. Call to Order and Roll Call
I.B. Pledge of Allegiance
I.C. Approval of Board of Education Minutes
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the minutes of the regular meeting of April 14, 2020.
I.D. Approval of Additions and / or Deletions
I.E. Approval of Agenda
IV. Reports
IV.A. Board Members
IV.B. Superintendent
IV.C. RIEA President
II. 19-20 Head Start Budget Amendment
Description:  19-20 Head Start Budget Amendment.pdf
III. 20-21 Head Start Budget Revision - COLA & QI
Description:  20-21 Head Start Budget Revision - COLA & QI.pdf
V. Communications
V.A. Requests from persons wishing to speak on certain agenda items will be called upon at the appropriate time.
V.B. Citizens wishing to address the Board of Education on items not on the agenda. Comments should be limited to three (3) minutes. (Matters regarding specific employees or students are of a confidential nature and will not be heard in open session.)
VI. Action of Routine Matters
VI.A. Request for Future Agenda Items
VI.B. Blanket Motion
Description:  Opportunity will be given for the selection of items that need no discussion to be approved at the appropriate time on the agenda.  The following items are recommended for the Blanket Motion:
VI.B.1. Contracts (a-f)...Action
VI.B.1.a. Online Assessment Software License contract renewal
Description:  It is recommended the Board of Education approve the annual software license agreement with Northwest Education Associates (NWEA), Portland, Oregon, to provide online assessments and electronic resources (MAP) for the 2020-2021 school year at a cost of $73,800; and with Education Software for Guided Instruction (ESGI), Elkhart, Indiana in the amount of $9,487. The total cost for both is $83,287. District software and building Title funds will be used for these renewals.
VI.B.1.b. Spring Forward Learning Center- Out of School Time Programs
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the contract for service for the 2019-20 school year in the amount of $70,000 with Spring Forward Learning Center 2101 6th Avenue Rock Island, IL 61201.  Title Grant funds will be used to account for the cost of this purchase.
VI.B.1.c. Grade Book Software License Renewal
Description:  It is recommended the Board of Education approve the annual software license agreement with Common Goal Systems, Inc., Elmhurst, Illinois, to provide electronic grade book and reporting for kindergarten through 8th grade for the 2020-2021 school year at a cost of $34,580. Title funds will be used for this renewal.
VI.B.1.d. Lexia Learning Systems, LLC Annual Renewal
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the annual software license agreement with Lexia Learning Systems LLC, Concord, MA in the amount of $131,940 for licenses at all elementary and junior high schools, as well as a special education course at the high school. District and Title
funds will be used for this purchase.
VI.B.1.e. Dreambox Learning Online Supplemental Math License
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the software license agreement with Dreambox Learning, Bellevue, WA in the amount of $85,000. District and Title funds will be used for this purchase.
VI.B.1.f. Mystery Science Online Resource Purchase
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the purchase of the continued online license for grades K-5 for Mystery Science, Walnut, CA for the 2020-2021 school year at a cost of $8,991. District or Title funds will be used for this purchase.
VI.B.2. Annual Math Material Purchase...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the purchase of annual math materials for the 2020-2021 school year for grades K-5 from Great Minds, Washington, D.C. at a cost of $127,642 and for grades 6-8 from Learnzillion, Washington, D.C. at a cost of $40,820. The total cost is $168,462. Title funds will be used for these purchases.
VI.B.3. Annual High School Math Materials Purchase ... Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the purchase of high school math materials for the 2020-2021 school year from Pearson Education, P.O. Box 6820, Chandler, AZ 85246 in the amount of $53,695.26. District funds will be used for this purchase.
VI.B.4. Annual English Language Arts Material Purchase...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the purchase of annual English Language Arts materials for the 2020-2021 school year for grades K-2 from Amplify, Brooklyn, N.Y.  at a cost of $66,819.60 and for grades 3-5 from Open Up Resources, San Francisco, CA at a cost of $51,360. The total cost is $118,179.60. Title funds will be used for these purchases.
VI.B.5. Annual Science Purchase...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the purchase of annual science materials for the 2020-2021 school year for grades 6-8 from Amplify, Brooklyn, N.Y.  at a cost of $74,821.18. Title funds will be used for these purchases. 
VI.B.6. Air Conditioning Cleaning and Start-Up Contract...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education extend the contract for Air Conditioning Cleaning and Start-Up to West Maintenance, East Moline, IL. in the amount of:  $2,796.00 and J.L. Brady, Moline, IL.:  $13,470.00 for 2020-21 school year.
VI.B.7. Waterline Repair at Rock Island High School...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the repairs of the waterline at Rock Island High School to:  Northwest Mechanical, Davenport, IA. at a cost of:  10,610.15.
VI.B.8. Head Start Table Recommendation...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the purchase of six (6) WePlaySmart – Multi-touch Tables including training from Hatch 3.0, Winston Salem, NC. at a total cost of:  $56,425.00.  The purchase will be funded through the Head Start Grant.
VI.B.9. Head Start Budget Amendment – 2019/2020 Program Year...Action
Description:  The Rock Island/Milan School District #41 Head Start Program is requesting abudget amendment for the  2019/2020 PY . During the 2019/2020 PY, the Head Start program experienced an overestimation in budgeted versus actual costs.
VI.B.10. Head Start Grant Application – 20/21 COLA & Quality Improvement...Action
Description:  It is requested that the Rock Island/Milan School District #41 Board of Education, who is the grantee for the Head Start program, approve the submission of an application to the Department of Health and Human Services for supplemental COLA and Quality Improvement (QI) funds in the amount of $133,057 ($53,523 for the COLA and $79,534 for the QI funds) for the Head Start Child Development Program for the budget period 7/1/20 – 6/30/21 .
VI.B.11. Bills for Payment...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education authorize Bills for Payment dated April 15th in the amount of $3,241,134.83.
VI.B.12. Fundraiser Requests...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the April Fund Raiser requests.
VI.B.13. Certified Appointments...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the following certified appointments for 2020-21 school year of Jillian Morrison.
VI.B.14. Certified Rehire
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the rehire of the following full-time teachers for the 2020-21 school year. The 2020-21 school year will be their first year of status towards Tenure of: Kyle Verschorre
VI.B.15. Certified Rehire
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the rehire of the following full-time teachers for the 2020-21 school year. The 2020-21 school year will be their second year of status towards Tenure of: Heidi Nerud, Brittany Coopman, John Dowdal.
VI.B.16. Certified Retirement
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education accept the following retirement upon completion of the 2019-20 school year of Lynn Keck- Elementary Teacher/Longfellow with 24 years of service.
VI.B.17. Certified Resignation
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education accept the following upon completion of the 2019-20 school year of Bethany Piotter-Special Education Teacher/Earl Hanson with one year of service.
VI.B.18. Non-Certified Rehire
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the following Non-Certified rehires for the 2020-21 school year of Holly Hoenig, Joy Muenstermann, and April Bowlyou.
VII. Operations
VII.A. Board Policy Revisions…Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the revisions to the Board Polices as presented from the Illinois Association of School Boards policy service.
Attachments: (2)
VIII. Business/Finance
VIII.A. Novatel Cellular Router Purchase with Verizon Internet Activation...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the RIMSD Board of Education approve the potential acquisition of an additional 100 Novatel Cellular Routers, from Connected Solutions Group, 8529 Meadowbridge Road Suite 300, Mechanicsville, VA, in the amount of $7,161.35. Additional approval is requested, for up to
$21,594.00 for 3 months of service fees, if all 200 devices were activated, from Verizon Wireless, One Verizon Way, VC52N061, Basking Ridge, NJ.
VIII.B. Athletic Participation fees for the 2020-21 School Year...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the revised athletic participation fee as presented.
IX. Executive Session
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education move to executive session to discuss the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body,including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee of the public body or against legal counsel for the public body to determine itsvalidity. 5 ILCS 120/2(c) (1).  Collective negotiating matters between
the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning
salary schedules for one or more classes of employees. 5 ILCS 120/2(c) (2).
X. Adjournment
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