September 14, 2020 at 5:30 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order with the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
2. Roll Call.
 
3. Adopt Official Agenda giving the President discretion to take items out of order or in executive session as needed.
 
4. Approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on August 10, 2020.
 
5. Consider approval of bills as presented in the amount of $702,732.00 be authorized; that salaries for the month of September 2020 be authorized; that quick pay for August 2020 in the amount of $231,632.16 be approved; and that October 2020 salaries and bills to be quick paid be authorized.
 
6. Requests signed by interested citizens who attend the Board of Education meeting who request to speak to the Board. 
 
7. Consent Agenda.   (Items 7-A through Q - Personnel Committee Recommendations)
 
7.A. Employ Rise' Black as a teacher for the 2020-2021 school year, effective August 13, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.B. Appoint Michael Elafros as the Special Education Department Chair for the 2020-2021 school year.
 
7.C. Employ Amanda Kyle as a special education teacher for the 2020-2021 school year, effective August 13, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.D. Rescind the offer of employment to Michael Oranika, teacher, effective Wednesday, July 29, 2020.
 
7.E. Appoint Patricia Cross-Hicks as Restorative Justice Specialist/Assistant Athletic Director, effective Monday, August 10, 2020.
 
7.F. Employ Jenay Davis as a secretary at Cahokia High School for the 2020-2021 school year, effective Tuesday, September 1, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.G. Employ Christian Golliday as a paraprofessional for the 2020-2021 school year, effective Thursday, August 13, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.H. Employ Orlando Gooden as security for the 2020-2021 school year, effective Tuesday, September 8, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.I. Employ Taylor M. Helm as a paraprofessional for the 2020-2021 school year, effective Monday, August 24, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.J. Employ Cynthia Holmes as a paraprofessional for the 2020-2021 school year, effective Thursday, August 13, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.K. Employ Anthonea Hyde as a special education paraprofessional for the 2020-2021 school year, effective Monday, August 24, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.L. Employ Jarvis Odneal as a custodian for the 2020-2021 school year, effective Monday, August 10, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.M. Employ Delisha Richard as a special education paraprofessional for the 2020-2021 school year, effective Monday, August 17, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.N. Employ Nakia Smith as a truancy officer for the 2020-2021 school year, effective Monday, August 24, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.O. Employ Charlene Walker as a paraprofessional for the 2020-2021 school year, effective Thursday, August 13, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.P. Employ Donna Walker as a paraprofessional for the 2020-2021 school year, effective Thursday, August 13, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.Q. Employ Brittany Williams as a paraprofessional for the 2020-2021 school year, effective Thursday, August 13, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.R. Accept the verbal resignation of Susan Hanlin, special education teacher, effective Tuesday, September 8, 2020.
 
7.S. Approve the start date change of Keyanna Flowers, curriculum clerk, from July 7, 2020, to July 27, 2020.
 
7.T. Approve Extended Family Medical Leave Act (EFMLA) for Kshon McCall, effective Tuesday, September 8, 2020, through Thursday, October 29, 2020.  Mr. McCall will be using his sick, personal and vacation time, and will be docked for the remainder of this leave.  Termination of this leave may be adjusted depending on his doctor's instructions.
 
7.U. Employ Quanyshia Wooten as a lunchroom/playground aide for the 2020-2021 school year, effective Tuesday, September 8, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.V. Adopt Resolution #20-36 to continue the Mississippi Valley Intergovernmental Cooperative Employee Benefits Pool for the period of July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2023.
 
7.W. Adopt Resolution #20-37 to continue the Mississippi Valley Intergovernmental Cooperative Property Casualty Pool for the period of July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2023.
 
7.X. Adopt Resolution #20-38 to appoint the following MISSVIC Employee Benefits Pool board members:

Voting Member:      Arnett Harvey
Alternative:             Arthur Ryan
 
7.Y. Adopt Resolution #20-39 to appoint the following MISSVIC Property Casualty Pool board members:

Voting Member:      Arnett Harvey
Alternative:             Arthur Ryan
 
7.Z. Adopt Resolution #20-40 - Designation of Depositories.
 
7.AA. Adopt Resolution #20-41 authorizing the Field Placement and Student Teaching Agreement between Cahokia Unit School District #187 and Lindenwood University.
 
7.AB. Amend the district calendar for the 2020-2021 school year to remove the following School Improvement Program days:  September 4, 2020; October 16, 2020; November 13, 2020; and December 11, 2020.
 
7.AC. Approve Contractual Agreement between Cahokia Unit School District #187 and The Urban Learning & Leadership Center, pending legal review.
 
7.AD. Adopt the CUSD #187 budget for the 2020-2021 school year.
 
8. Old Business.
 
9. New Business. 
 
9.A. Consider discipline up to and including termination of a non-certified employee.
 
9.B. Consider discipline up to and including termination of a non-certified employee.
 
9.C. Consider discipline up to and including termination of a non-certified employee.
 
9.D. Consider discipline up to and including termination of a non-certified employee.
 
9.E. Consider discipline up to and including termination of a non-certified employee.
 
10. Superintendent's Report.
 
11. Administrators' Reports.
11.A. Deputy Superintendent Report.
11.B. Budget Summary Report.
11.C. Curriculum Report.
11.D. Non-Certified Personnel Report.
11.E. Special Education Report.
11.F. Technology Report.
11.G. Retention & Recruitment Report.
 
12. Board Committee Reports: Building and Grounds, Curriculum and Instruction, Finance, Negotiations, Personnel, Policy.
 
13. Executive Session.
 
13.A. Appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, litigation, or dismissal of specific employees.  5ILCS 120/2(c)(1).
 
14. Adjournment.
 
15. Informational Items. 
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