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September 28, 2022 at 6:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
I. REGULAR BUSINESS
I.A. Call to Order
I.A.1) Pledge of Allegiance
I.A.2) Roll Call
I.B. Approval of Agenda
I.C. Presentations
I.C.1) Adult Education Update: Heather Algrim, Prevention Specialist, will provide an overview of the Region 7 adult education programs that are funded with Section 107 dollars. Eaton RESA acts as the fiscal agent for these programs and also coordinates the Capital Region Learning Group network as a support.
I.C.2) Behavior and Mental Health Services (BMHS) Update: Melea Belton, Behavior and Mental Health Services Director, will provide a brief progress update of BMHS across the Eaton RESA service area.
I.D. Audience Participation
I.E. Action Items
I.E.1) Consent Agenda
I.E.1)a. 8/17/22 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
Attachments: (1)
I.E.1)b. Personnel Report
Attachments: (1)
I.E.1)c. Board Bills and Disbursement Report
Attachments: (1)
I.E.2) Travel Requests
I.E.2)a. SkillsUSA Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI): Kathleen Szuminski, Assistant Superintendent for Career & Technical Education, is requesting Board approval for a Student Services Coordinator to attend the WLTI in Washington, DC, from September 17-21, 2022, with a Grand Ledge welding student who was elected as the Vice President of the SkillsUSA Michigan student organization. WLTI activities will include connecting students nationally to career & technical education professionals, meeting with legislators, completing pre-training homework, and networking with SkillsUSA leaders across the United States.
I.E.2)b. Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) Regional Leadership Forum: Kelly Hager, Assistant Superintendent for Special Education, is requesting Board approval for the Related Services/Early On Director to attend the EPFP Regional Leadership Forum through Michigan State University in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, from October 5-8, 2022. The Michigan EPFP is a leadership development program providing a year-long series of training activities to mid-career professionals involved in policy-making in education and human services.
I.E.2)c. 110th Annual International Association for Truancy & Dropout Prevention (IATDP) Conference: Kim Thalison, School Wellness & Prevention Program Services Director, is requesting Board approval for her and a Prevention Specialist to attend the IATDP Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, from October 16-19, 2022. The conference will provide participants with an opportunity to learn more about national trends, best practices for dropout prevention and youth engagement strategies. Costs are covered by grant funds.
I.E.2)d. National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY) Conference – Shining for Our Youth: Kim Thalison, School Wellness & Prevention Program Services Director, is requesting Board approval for a Prevention Specialist to attend the NAEHCY Conference in San Diego, California, from October 29-November 1, 2022. The conference will provide participants with an opportunity to learn more about national trends, best practices for supporting youth and families who are experiencing homelessness. Costs are covered by grant funds.
I.E.3) Eaton RESA Extended COVID-19 Learning Plan Revisions: Public Act 149, Section 98a, requires districts to regularly update their Extended COVID-19 Learning Plan. This plan will be provided to the Board of Education and posted on the district website under the transparency report link. Sean Williams, Superintendent, is recommending that the Board approve the Eaton RESA Extended COVID-19 Learning Plan dated September 28, 2022.
Attachments: (1)
I.E.4) New Educator in Charge Positions: Sean Williams, Superintendent, is requesting Board approval to execute a Letter of Agreement with the Eaton Intermediate Education Association (EIEA) that adds new Educator In Charge positions. These positions will provide coordination and support to staff when the program director/principal is out of the building. The schedule B position shall be added to the Master Agreement for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 school years.
Attachments: (2)
I.E.5) Eaton County School Threat Guidelines: Sean Williams, Superintendent, is requesting that the Board approve the Eaton County School Threat Guidelines to be used by administrative staff when dealing with school threats. The directives must be followed when responding to a threat directed at any member of the greater school community.
Attachments: (1)
I.E.6) Snow Removal and Lawn Services: The agreement on the snow removal and lawn services with Thompson Lawn Care expires at the end of this year’s mowing season in October 2022. The current agreement allows for a two-year extension until October 2024. Tina Monroe, Executive Director of Finance & Operations, is recommending that the District move forward with a two-year extension of our current contract.
Attachments: (2)
I.E.7) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Notice of Funding Award: Kim Thalison, School Wellness & Prevention Program Services Director, is requesting that the Board authorize the Superintendent to accept a Notice of Funding Award from SAMHSA in an amount not to exceed $125,000. This funding opportunity will allow public school districts throughout Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties to increase training capacity and to provide Youth Mental Health First Aid training to educators and others who work with youth in the tri-county service area. This award is from September 30, 2022, through September 29, 2023.
I.E.8) Michigan Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenting Program (Mi-APPP) Contract Renewal: Kim Thalison, School Wellness & Prevention Program Services Director, is requesting that the Board authorize the Superintendent to execute an agreement with Michigan Department of Health and Human Services for the Mi-APPP program in an amount not to exceed $72,000. The funds provide case management support to parenting and pregnant teens in the Lansing area to achieve goals around health, financial security, adult relationships, and education. The agreement is from October 1, 2022, through September 30, 2023.
I.E.9) Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA) Contract Renewal: Kim Thalison, School Wellness & Prevention Program Services Director, is requesting that the Board authorize the Superintendent to execute an agreement with MPCA in an amount not to exceed $105,000. The funds support implementation of the Michigan Model for Health curriculum in schools (pre-k through 12) throughout Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties. The agreement is from October 1, 2022, through September 30, 2023.
I.E.10) Taking Pride in Pregnancy Prevention (TPIP) Contract Renewal: Kim Thalison, School Wellness & Prevention Program Services Director, is requesting that the Board authorize the Superintendent to execute an agreement with Michigan Department of Health and Human Services for the TPIP program in an amount not to exceed $100,000. The funds provide a pregnancy prevention program that is implemented by the Lansing School District. The agreement is from October 1, 2022, through September 30, 2023.
I.E.11) Taking Pride in Pregnancy Prevention (TPIP) Lansing School District Subcontract: Kim Thalison, School Wellness & Prevention Program Services Director, is requesting that the Board authorize the Superintendent to execute a subcontract agreement with the Lansing School District for the TPIP program in an amount not to exceed $41,950. The subcontract provides coordination, staffing, and support for the curriculum delivered per grant outcomes. The agreement is from October 1, 2022, through September 30, 2023.
Attachments: (1)
I.E.12) Mid-State Health Network (MSHN) Contract: Kim Thalison, School Wellness & Prevention Program Services Director, is requesting that the Board authorize the Superintendent to execute an agreement with MSHN in an amount not to exceed $607,283. The funds provide prevention supports to Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties for programs, curriculum, community coalitions, evaluation, and training support. The agreement is from October 1, 2022, through September 30, 2023.
Attachments: (1)
I.E.13) Michigan Organization for Adolescent Sexual Health (MOASH) Subcontract: Kim Thalison, School Wellness & Prevention Program Services Director, is requesting that the Board authorize the Superintendent to execute a subcontract agreement with MOASH in an amount not to exceed $40,000. The subcontract includes services to provide material development, technical support for sex-ed advisory boards, and best-practice policy assistance as required by the grant. The agreement is from August 1, 2022, through July 31, 2023.
I.E.14) Giving Eaton County Kids Opportunities (GECKO) Program Service Agreement: GECKO is a program that provides in-district and community-based work experience opportunities for students with disabilities in all districts. This includes working on employability skills, curriculum, job coaching, working with site supervisors, and providing job skill training to students. Kelly Hager, Assistant Superintendent for Special Education, is requesting that the Board authorize the Superintendent to execute an agreement with Grand Ledge Public Schools for the GECKO program during the 2022-23 school year in an amount not to exceed $140,000.
Attachments: (1)
I.F. Information Items
I.F.1) 2021-22 Eaton RESA Annual Report and District Profiles of Service: Sean Williams, Superintendent, will provide an overview of the 2021-22 Eaton RESA Annual Report and the District Profiles of Service documents to the Board of Education.
I.F.2) Meadowview School 98b Goals for 2022-2023: Public Act 48 of 2021, Section 98b requires that all schools within a district establish educational goals expected to be achieved for the 2022-2023 school year. For Eaton RESA, students enrolled in Meadowview School in grades K-12 fall under this requirement. Elizabeth Longshore, Meadowview administrator, has worked with staff and the School Improvement Team to develop student growth goals in both reading and mathematics for students that will be measured and reported by the end of February 2023, and again by the end of the school year in June 2023. This reporting will be provided to the Board of Education and posted on the district website under the transparency report link.
Attachments: (1)
I.G. Board Member Reports & Requests
I.H. Correspondence
I.H.1) Upcoming Events
I.H.1)a. Finance & Audit Committee Meeting (Roberts & Temsey), October 12, 2022, at 5:30 p.m., Eaton RESA
I.H.1)b. Regular Board Meeting, October 19, 2022, at 6:00 p.m., Eaton RESA
I.H.1)c. MASB 2022 Delegate Assembly, October 20, 2022, at 7:00 p.m., Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, Acme
I.H.1)d. Eaton CASBA Meeting, October 27, 2022, at 6:00 p.m., Eaton RESA
I.I. Adjournment

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