August 17, 2020 at 5:30 PM - Board of Education Meeting

Agenda
Call to Order
 
The Board President will acknowledge that she has approved the remote participation of all board members in order to conduct the August 17, 2020 scheduled board meeting as a virtual meeting as permitted by the Governor's Executive Order 2020-154.
 
Pledge of Allegiance
 
Roll Call
 
Registration of Guests
 
Approval of Agenda with Additional Items and Order of Priority
 
Consent Agenda
 
Approval of the Minutes of the July 20, 2020 Organizational and Regular Meeting, and the Minutes of the August 13, 2020 Special Meeting.
 
Approval of Bills
 
Approval of Financial Statements as of July 31, 2020.
     -  General Fund
     -  Special Education Fund
     -  Vocational Education Fund
     -  School Lunch Fund
     -  School Activity Fund
     -  Capital Projects Fund
 
Communications
 
Public Participation in the MAISD Board of Education Meeting
 
Reports
 
Superintendent's Report
 
Head Start Report
 
Financial Report
 
Education Update - Instructional & Special Education Services - John Kraus, David Hundt, Carolyn Smith-Gerdes
 
Old Business
 
New Business
 
Approve a Fifth Third Bank resolution to change the approved signers to reflect recent Board officer and staff changes.
Approve purchase of Discovery Education streaming licenses for 2020-21 in the amount of $35,190.00.
 
Approve the purchase of 20 HP Elitebook 850 G7 laptops from CDWG in the amount of $38,654.80. CDWG is a REMC vendor under the REMC Save Cooperative Bid Project.
 
Approve Head Start revised policy language for the prioritized enrollment of Head Start children for the 2020-21 school year. Policy wording shall read:  "In response to the COVID-19 crisis for the 2020-21 school year, four-year-old children will be prioritized over three-year-old children for in-person slots regardless of enrollment point status due to the possibility of serving less children.  This is subject to review/change during the 2020-21 school year based on the fluid situation with COVID-19."
 
Approve Head Start/Early Head Start FY 2021 continuation grant of $8,625,885 for the period 12/1/2020 - 11/30/2021.  The application includes a non-federal share waiver of $367,774 meaning that the non-federal share "match" required by the MAISD will be at least $1,788,697.
Approve the Employment of the Following Personnel:
 
Robert Klanke - School Social Worker - Lakeshore Learning Center
Robert Jazwinski - Special Education EI Teacher - Lakeshore Learning Center
Kristen Ray - Early Childhood Teacher - Fruitport Early Childhood Center
Amanda Gailey - Early Childhood Teacher - Glenside Early Childhood Center
Approve the Following New Positions/Changes:
 
Heidi Strong - Move from Technology Specialist to Technology Departmental Assistant & Special Application Technician.
Rebecca Darke - Move from Early Childhood Teacher to Early Literacy and Curriculum Specialist.
Approve the Leave of Absence for the Following Personnel:
 
Brittney Paquin - MMSE Employee - One Year Leave of Absence - Effective August 17, 2020
Acknowledge the Retirement/Resignation/Layoff/Separation of the following personnel:
 
Barb Flahive - Wesley School Instructional Assistant - Retirement - Effective August 31, 2020
Kristin Conkle - MMSE Employee - Resignation
Approve an update to the Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy that was previously approved at the August 13, 2020 special board meeting.
Other
 
Adjournment
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