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October 15, 2019 at 7:00 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 Minutes of Regular Meeting of September 9, 2019.
Attachments: (1)
3. CORRESPONDENCE
3.A. Board Members
3.B. Superintendent
4. HOWELL HIGHLIGHTS AND HAPPENINGS
5. REPORTS
5.A. Student Representatives to the Board
5.B. Board Member Reports
5.C. Presentation of Howell Public Schools Annual Audit Report
6. PUBLIC COMMENTS
7. CONSENT ITEMS
7.A. Change in Status of Employees
Description:  Approval of: New Hires Certified: Challenger Elementary Special Education Teacher Cari Johnson, effective September 9, 2019; Northwest Elementary Special Education Teacher Kelly Baranski, effective September 19, 2019; Voyager Elementary 3rd Grade Teacher Stephanie Biscorner, effective September 23, 2019; Highlander Way Middle School Spanish Teacher Jacob Beckwith, effective October 14, 2019. New Hires Non Certified: Highlander Way Middle School Food Service Assistant Anessa Cappellano, effective September 9, 2019; HHS Food Service Assistant (Roamer) Lara Heyboer, effective September 17, 2019; Voyager Elementary General Education Aide Candice Doan, effective September 19, 2019; Hutchings Elementary Special Needs Parapro Cynthia Behm, effective September 20, 2019; Southwest Elementary Special Needs Parapro Emily Hartwig, effective September 20, 2019; Northwest Elementary General Education Aide Tina Moyer, effective September 20, 2019; Three Fires Special Needs Parapro Cristy McNerney, effective September 26, 2019; Parker Middle School Special Needs Parapro Daina Anuzis, effective September 27, 2019; HHS Technician Mentor/Building Trades Denis Taylor, effective September 30, 2019; Southwest Elementary Special Needs Parapro Ty Pinkston, effective September 30, 2019; HHS Special Needs Parapro Phyllis Mrozek, effective October 7, 2019; Three Fires Elementary Special Needs Parapro Allison Collins, effective October 7, 2019; Three Fires Elementary Special Needs Parapro Lea Dexter, effective October 10, 2019; Three Fires Elementary Special Needs Parapro Meghann Schaefer, effective October 14, 2019; Southwest Elementary General Education Aide Amber Click, effective October 14, 2019. Track Advancements: Emily DeJaegher, MA+15, effective August 26, 2019; Linsey Angelovic, MA, effective August 26, 2019. Resignations: Challenger Elementary General Education Aide Christine Nitz, effective August 26, 2019; Southwest Elementary Special Needs Parapro Lisa Harbaugh, effective September 20, 2019; Administration Payroll Supervisor Shannon MacLeod, effective September 25, 2019; HHS Food Service Assistant Julia Gallagher, effective September 27, 2019.
Attachments: (1)
7.B. Payment of Vouchers
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of expenditures from the following funds:
1.  payment from the general fund of $4,050,394.13 and from payroll of $1,983,977.82;
2.  payment from the 2001 construction fund (FOA01C)of $22,620.00;
3.  payment from the 2018 tech capital projects funds (PNC 18) of $131,777.82;
4.  payment from the capital projects fund (PNC 20) of $101,190.09.
Attachments: (1)
7.C. Field Trip to Grand Rapids for Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children Conference - EXHIBIT A
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the field trip to Grand Rapids, Michigan for second year early childhood education students at Howell High School to attend the Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children Conference, March 26-27, 2020, as shown in Exhibit A.
Attachments: (1)
7.D. Field Trip to Costa Rica for Howell High School Spanish Students - EXHIBIT B
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of a field trip to Costa Rica for high school students who have completed at least two years of Spanish, June 9-17, 2020, as shown in Exhibit B.
Attachments: (1)
7.E. Field Trip to Ohio for AFJROTC Cadets - EXHIBIT C
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of an out-of-state field trip to Grafton, Ohio for AFJROTC cadets in grades 9-12 to attend a Drill Meet, November 1-2, 2019, as shown in Exhibit C.
Attachments: (1)
7.F. Field Trip to New York City for HHS Band - EXHIBIT D
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of an overnight field trip to New York City for Howell High School band students in grades 9-12 to participate in a clinic by one of the cover conductors of the New York Philharmonic and to attend and participate in numerous musical and cultural events, April 23-26, 2020, as shown in Exhibit D.
Attachments: (1)
8. ACTION ITEMS
8.A. STUDENT HEARINGS
8.A.1) Recommendation of Reinstatement Committee (Case #150)
Description:  Approval of the Reinstatement Committee's recommendation to grant the request for reinstatement of the student identified in Case #150 to Howell Public Schools.
8.A.2) Recommendation of Reinstatement Committee (Case #157)
Description:  Approval of the Reinstatement Committee's recommendation to grant the request for reinstatement of the student identified in Case #157 with the conditions that the student (a) continue to participate in outside individual and group counseling as well as Community Mental Health Wrap Around Services and provide documentation regarding this once a month to administration; (b) check in with administration and/or school counselor every two weeks; (c) participate in restorative meeting with the teacher identified in the incident immediately preceding his expulsion, if the teacher is amenable to such a meeting; (d) strongly encourage the student to enroll in AFJROTC once he is eligible to do so as a 9th grader; and (e) student will remain on strict probation for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.
8.B. SUPERINTENDENT
8.B.1) Approval of Recommendation to Hire Student Services Advisor at Howell High School - EXHIBIT E
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the recommendation to hire Jonathan Stolle to fill the Student Services Advisor position at Howell High School as shown in Exhibit E.
Attachments: (1)
8.B.2) Approval of Research Collaborative with Michigan State University - EXHIBIT F 
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the research collaborative with the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education at Michigan State University as shown in Exhibit F.
Attachments: (1)
9. COMMENTS
Description:  A.  Guests
B.  Superintendent
C.  Board of Education
10. ADJOURNMENT
11. NEXT REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
Description:  Date:   November 12, 2019
Place:  Administration Building Board Room
Time:   7:00 PM
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