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January 17, 2013 at 5:30 PM - Regular

Agenda
I. CALL TO ORDER
II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
II.A. Board of Education Regular Meeting - November 15, 2012
Attachments: (1)
II.B. Board of Education Closed Session Meeting Minutes - November 15, 2012
II.C. Board of Education Special Meeting - December 12, 2012
Attachments: (1)
III. COMMENTS FROM AUDIENCE
IV. CONSENT AGENDA
IV.A. 2012-2013 Second Enhancement Millage Payout to Local Districts - $1,792,747.
Attachments: (1)
IV.B. 2012-2013 Second Special Education Payout to Local Districts - $3,400,634.
Attachments: (1)
IV.C. Grants Approved
IV.C.1. Kalamazoo Community Foundation/John E. Fetzer Institute Fund - $4,500.
-Kalamazoo County K-8 schools subsidies to transport 25,000 students to cultural field trips.
IV.C.2. Kalamazoo Community Foundation/WoodsEdge Learning Center Student Support Fund - $93,000.
IV.C.3. Kalamazoo Community Foundation/Education for the Arts Non-Endowed Fund I - $250,000.
IV.C.4. Dorothy U. Dalton Foundation - $10,000
-Kalamazoo County K-12 for cultural field trips.
IV.D. Kalamazoo RESA 2012 Exemplary Attendance Awards Recipients for period of time 11-1-11 through 10-31-12
IV.E. Tenure List for 2013
Attachments: (1)
IV.F. Comstock Charter Township; Revocation of IFT, Portage Aluminum Foundry, Inc.
IV.G. Approval of Personnel Matters
IV.G.1. Approval of Y.O.U. Participants
Attachments: (1)
IV.G.2. Approval of Special Education Teaching Staff Recommendations
IV.G.2.a. Approval to hire Jessica Nakken for 1.0 FTE Autistic Spectrum Disorder Teaching position at WoodsEdge Learning Center
Attachments: (1)
IV.G.2.b. Approval to hire Ronda Kuhnert for .20 FTE Teacher Consultant position for Hearing Impaired
Attachments: (1)
IV.G.2.c. Approval to hire Grace Harrison for 1.0 FTE Special Education - Moderate Cognitive Impaired (MOCI) Teaching position at WoodsEdge Learning Center.
Attachments: (1)
IV.G.2.d. Approval to hire 1.0 FTE Visually Impaired Specialist
Attachments: (1)
IV.G.2.e. Approval to terminate Mr. Ron Dillard, teacher of Emotionally Impaired, due to failure to obtain appropriate teaching credentials.
Attachments: (1)
IV.G.2.f. Approval to hire .50 FTE Administrator for WoodsEdge Learning Center [off site A.I. Teacher Supervisor).
Attachments: (1)
IV.G.3. Education for the Arts - approval for teaching staff hires part-time for remainder of 2012-2013 school year
Description:  a. Zack Page-Wood - Media Arts
b. Diane Eberts Zack - EFA Music for Life
c. Laura Livingstone-McNelis - EFA Theatre Practice and Performance
Attachments: (1)
V. PROGRAM AND/OR CONFERENCE REVIEW
VI. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
VI.A. Financial Report - Ms. Norman
VI.A.1. Arbitrage Calculation Summary - Ms. Norman
VI.A.2. Michigan School Energy Cooperative (MISEC) - Ms. Norman
Attachments: (1)
VI.A.3. November & December 2012 Budget Reports - Mr. Thomas
VI.B. Instructional Report - Ms. McGlinchey
VI.B.1. 2011-2012 Annual Report for Kalamazoo RESA and Districts
VI.B.2. Kalamazoo RESA Organizational Focus Outcomes
VI.C. Special Education Report - Ms. Montgomery
VI.D. Superintendent Report - Mr. Fuller
VI.D.1. School Board Recognition Month
VI.D.2. Kalamazoo County School Officers Association January 9, 2013
VI.D.3. Strict Discipline Academy - Expansion of Eligibility for Enrollment DRAFT
Attachments: (1)
VI.D.4. Legislative Update
VI.D.4.a. Legislative Forum - January 23, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. (KPS) Professional Development Center, 1627 West Main Street.
Description:  Invitations sent to all Kalamazoo Superintendents and Board of Education members.
VI.D.5. Governor's Education Summit - Save the Date, April 22, 2013
VI.D.7. Correspondence and Informational
VI.D.7.b. Office of Retirement Services recognition and award for employee participation - $1,588.
VI.D.7.c. Gazette November Supplement
VI.D.7.d. League of Women Voters - Thank You
VI.D.7.e. KRESA Parent Scholarship Thank You
VII. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND/OR ACTION
VII.A. SPECIAL EDUCATION 2012-2013 BUDGET AMENDMENT RESOLUTION
Description:  Superintendent recommends that the Board of Education approve the Special Education 2012-2013 Budget Amendment Resolution, as discussed.
VII.B. GENERAL EDUCATION 2012-2013 BUDGET AMENDMENT RESOLUTION
Description:  Superintendent recommends that the Board of Education approve the General Education 2012-2013 Budget Amendment Resolution, as discussed.
VII.C. 1ST READING APPROVAL OF NEW BOARD POLICY - POST ISSUANCE TAX COMPLIANCE POLICY [Roll Call Vote]
Description:  Superintendent recommends that the Board of Education approve the first reading of new board policy 3510 - Post Issuance Tax Compliance Policy.
VII.D. APPROVAL OF SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATION INSTRUMENT
Description:  Recommendation by the Board of Education Personnel Committee to approve the Superintendent Evaluation Instrument, as presented.
VII.E. RESOLUTION TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A SERVICE CONSOLIDATION PLAN AND UPDATE SAID PLAN BY FEBRUARY 14, 2014 [Roll Call Vote]
Description:  The administration recommends that the Board of Education adopt the resolution to enter into an agreement with the Michigan Department of Education to develop a service consolidation plan and to update that plan by February 14, 2014. This is one of the five best practice incentive payment requirements in which the district must complete four of the five by June 1, 2013.
VII.F. APPROVAL OF BEST PRACTICES INCENTIVE RESOLUTION [Roll Call Vote]
Description:  The administration recommends that the Board of Education adopt the Best Practices Incentive Resolution certifying that the district has complied with four of the five best practices criteria making the district eligible for the best practices incentive payment equal to 3.2% of the ISD's Section 81(2) allocation payment.
VII.G. APPROVAL FOR STRUCTURAL CHANGE IN CABINET LEVEL EIR BENEFIT
Description:  Administration recommends that the Board of Education approve the recommendation for structural change in cabinet level EIR benefit, as presented.
VII.H. APPROVAL OF RESIGNATION OF SUPERINTENDENT RONALD L. FULLER 
Description:  Mr. Fuller requests that the Board of Education approve his letter of resignation, effective July 1, 2013.
VIII. COMMENTS AND/OR QUESTIONS FROM THE AUDIENCE
IX. ADJOURNMENT













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