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August 22, 2016 at 5:00 PM - BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
1.A. Pledge
1.B. Roll Call
2. ROUTINE ITEMS
2.A. Agenda Additions, Deletions and Approval
2.B. Approval of the Minutes of the Special Meeting of August 10, 2016. 
Attachments: (1)
3. CLOSED SESSION
Description:  A closed session has been requested to consider the evaluation of the Superintendent pursuant to Section 8(a) of the Open Meetings Act. The closed session was requested by the Superintendent.
4. CORRESPONDENCE
4.A. Board Members
4.B. Superintendent
5. HOWELL HIGHLIGHTS AND HAPPENINGS
6. REPORTS
6.A. Board Member Reports
6.B. GCA Transition
6.C. High School Graduation Credit Requirements
6.D. Student/Parent Handbook
6.E. Facilities Utilization Process
7. MATTERS FOR DISCUSSION
7.A. Washtenaw Intermediate School District Contracted Services Agreement
7.B. MASB Certification of Delegates
8. PUBLIC COMMENTS
9. CONSENT ITEMS
9.A. Change in Status of Employees
Description:  Approval of: Track Advancements: Ann Donnelly, MA+30; Scott Johnson, MA+30; Karen Keaton, MA+30; Mark Leahy, BA+15; Sarah Malysz, MA; Deven Parrish, MA+15. Resignations:  Parker MS Art Teacher Meghan Andrews, effective August 15, 2016; Hutchings Elementary Special Needs Paraprofessional Connie Carpenter, effective August 8, 2016; Three Fires Elementary Title 1 Teacher Alisa Clark, effective July 26, 2016; Voyager Elementary 2nd Grade Teacher Katherine Clees, effective August 2, 2016; Challenger Elementary General Education Aide Lyndsay Dinkel, effective August 9, 2016; Three Fires Elementary General Education Aide Lisa Marsalese, effective August 10, 2016; Northwest Elementary General Education Aide Leanne McAuley, effective August 15, 2016; Southwest Elementary Special Needs Paraprofessional Nicole Rudd, effective August 4, 2016; Parker MS  General Education Aide Miriam Snider, effective August 15, 2016; Parker Middle School Special Education Teacher Michael Solak, effective August 5, 2016. Retirements: Hutchings Elementary Food Service Assistant Laurie Russell, effective June 30, 2016. New Assignments: Three Fires Elementary Special Needs Paraprofessional Denise Alexander, effective September 6, 2016;  Hutchings Elementary Technology Teacher William Martin, effective August 31, 2016; Southwest Elementary Special Needs Paraprofessional Stephanie Miklos, effective September 6, 2016; Howell High School Student Services Secretary Valerie Schimmel, effective August 15, 2016. New Hires Non Certified: Voyager Elementary Clerk Violet Green, effective August 22, 2016. New Hires Certified: Howell High School 0.67 Science Teacher Crystal Carder, effective August 31, 2016; Parker Middle School 1.0 Science Teacher Nickelas Golovich, effective August 31, 2016; Southwest Elementary 1.0 5th Grade Teacher Kasey Hilton, effective August 31, 2016; Southeast Elementary 1.0 Special Education Teacher Natalie Kucharski, effective August 31, 2016; Howell High School 1.0 English Teacher Karli Laurain, effective August 31, 2016; Southwest Elementary 1.0 2nd Grade Teacher Amanda Pinkston, effective August 31, 2016; Hutchings Elementary 1.0 5th Grade Teacher Shannon Shafer, effective August 31, 2016; Howell High School 0.67 Social Studies Teacher Mary Stanisz, effective August 31, 2016; Howell High School 1.0 Special Education Teacher Lauren Watson, effective August 31, 2016.
Attachments: (1)
9.B. Payment of Vouchers
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of expenditures from the following funds:
1.  payment from the general fund of $3,008,943.64 and from payroll of $1,506,036.02;
2.  payment from the student activity fund of $48,157.74;
3.  payment from the HHS student activity fund of $37,439.27;
4.  payment from the 2016 tech capital projects fund of $881,627.39.
Attachments: (1)
9.C. Michigan Association of School Administrators (MASA) Fall Conference - EXHIBIT A
Description:  Approval to attend the MASA Fall Conference, September 21-23, 2016, in Traverse City, Michigan for Superintendent MacGregor as shown in Exhibit A.
Attachments: (1)
9.D. Howell Rotary Club 2016-17 Annual Dues - EXHIBIT B
Description:  Approval of Howell Rotary Club annual dues, July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017, in the amount of $510 as shown in Exhibit B.
Attachments: (1)
9.E. Overnight Field Trip Authorization for the Athletic Post-Season - EXHIBIT C
Description:  Approval of the request for blanket approval of overnight stays during the designated seasonal "window" for any Howell High School team or individual that is participating in the MHSAA's post season as shown in Exhibit C.
Attachments: (1)
10. ACTION ITEMS
10.A. SUPERINTENDENT
10.A.1) Approval of the Superintendent's Evaluation
10.A.2) Approval of the Recommendation to Hire for the Parker Middle School Assistant Principal Position - EXHIBIT E
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the recommendation to hire Danielle Schmidt for the position of Parker Middle School Assistant Principal as shown in Exhibit E.
Attachments: (1)
10.A.3) Approval of the LESA Common Calendar - EXHIBIT F
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the LESA 2017-2021 Common Calendar as shown in Exhibit F.
Attachments: (1)
10.A.4) Second Read and Approval of the New and Revised Board Policies - EXHIBIT G
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval the proposed new and revised board policies: 1240, 1420, 2623, 3131, 3220, 7217, 8142.01, 0144.3, 1130, 3110, 4110, 6112, 6114, and 6550 as shown in Exhibit G.
Attachments: (1)
10.B. BUSINESS / OPERATIONS
10.B.1) Approval of the Annual Classroom Lease Agreement between LESA and Howell Public Schools - EXHIBIT H
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the annual lease agreement for use of six Howell Public Schools' classrooms by LESA for their Great Start Readiness program as shown in Exhibit H. 
Attachments: (1)
10.C. INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES
10.C.1) Approval to Purchase Apple Computers for the HHS Design Labs - EXHIBIT I
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the purchase of seventy-four 21.5" iMac computers for the HHS Digital Imaging and Photography courses using the State of Michigan's 22i TRIG bid, at a cost of $1,308 per computer for a total purchase of $96,792, paid for using the technology bond fund as shown in Exhibit I
Attachments: (1)
10.C.2) Approval of the Contracted Services Agreement with Washtenaw Intermediate School District (WISD) - EXHIBIT J
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the WISD Contracted Services Agreement whereby Howell Public Schools agrees to provide a Literacy Coach to the WISD for a total of 92 days at .5 FTE, for an estimated sum of $59,263, payable to Howell Public Schools as shown in Exhibit J.
Attachments: (1)
11. COMMENTS
11.A. Guests
11.B. Superintendent
11.C. Board of Education
12. ADJOURNMENT
13. NEXT REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
Description:  Date:    September 12, 2016
Place:  Administration Building Board Room
Time:   7:00 PM
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