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May 24, 2021 at 6:30 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. Call to Order
II. Roll Call
III. Communications
Description:   
IV.  Public Comment
Description:  At this time, the President of the Board of Education will recognize visitors and ask if any citizen of the community is interested in speaking to members of the Board of Education. Time allowed will generally be limited to three minutes for each individual, unless waived by the President. All individuals who wish to address the Board of Education must sign up in advance. The President may limit the opportunity to address the Board in cases where a person has previously addressed the Board on the same or related subject. Issues brought to the Board prior to being channeled through the proper chain of command will be referred back to the appropriate level.
V. FOIA Requests 
Description:  On April 22, 2021, Joe Sutton submitted a commercial FOIA request to the East Moline School District No. 37 for all current website, emergency notification, and mobile app provider contracts.  The request was responded to in the appropriate time frame.
VI. Consent Agenda
VI.1. Approval of Minutes
Description:  It is recommended that the minutes from April 26, 2021, regular meeting be approved.
VI.2. Approval of Treasurer's Report
Description:  It is recommended that the Treasurer’s Report for April 2021 be approved subject to audit.
 
VI.3. Approval of Accounts Payable 
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the payment of bills listed, received during the month of April 2021, to be paid during the month of April 2021, and quick pays during the month of May 2021.
Education                     279,369.76
Building                         55,259.37
Transportation               11,938.29
Tort Immunity LE           51,032.24
Capital Projects             96,859.50
Insurance                      1,541.67
Subtotal:                        445,273.92
QUICK PAYS
Education (10)                 1,000.00
Building (20)                    3,643.30
Transportation (40)          126.88
Tort Immunity                  33,006.00
Subtotal:                        37,776.18
TOTAL:                           486,826.28
VI.4. Approval of Destruction of Audio Tapes from Executive Session
Description:  It is recommended the Board of Education approve the destruction of recordings from the Executive Session on May 20, 2019.
VI.5. Approval of Personnel Change
VI.5.a. Personnel - Certified - Employment
Description: 

The following individuals have been offered employment for the 2021-22 school year, effective August 9, 2021:
Breanna Fitzpatrick, Glenview Transitional Program of Instruction Teacher
Elithea VanNote, Glenview Transitional Program of Instruction Teacher
Abigail Jansen, Bowlesburg Grade 3 Teacher
Rachel Medland, Wells Grade 2 Teacher
Dana Wojciechowski, Glenview Vocal Music Teacher
Lydia Aceviz, Glenview Grade 7 Math Teacher
Kristin Medema, District School Psychologist
Michael Carton, Glenview Digital Literacy Teacher
Edwina Campbell, Glenview Special Education Teacher
Michelle Nehlsen (currently Instructional Aide), Glenview Special Education Teacher
Aaron Troust, Glenview Grade 6 Math

VI.5.b. Personnel - Classified - Employment
Description: 

The following individuals have been offered employment:
Hafssa Bayane, District Parent Involvement Coordinator (Arabic), effective May 18, 2021
Fouzia Belhafiane, Glenview Instructional Aide (Arabic), effective August 9, 2021
Hamida Jali, Ridgewood Instructional Aide (Arabic), effective August 9, 2021
Sabrina Gellerstedt, Ridgewood Instructional Aide (Special Education), effective August 9, 2021
Autumn Graham, Ridgewood Instructional Aide (Special Education), effective August 9, 2021
Lynn Evans, Wells Instructional Aide (Early Childhood), effective August 9, 2021
Manisha Vishwarkarma, Wells Instructional Aide (Special Education), effective August 9, 2021
Sarah Whipple, Bowlesburg Instructional Aide (Special Education), effective August 9, 2021
Kim Bruske, Glenview Nurse (Degreed RN), effective August 9, 2021
Barbara Peoples, Glenview Cafeteria Aide, effective April 30, 2021

VI.5.c. Personnel - Licensed - Resignation
Description: 

The following individuals have submitted letters of resignation, effective at the end of the 2020-2021 school year:
Sydney Acri, Wells Grade 3 Teacher
Veronica Castro, Glenview Transitional Program of Instruction Teacher

VI.5.d. Personnel - Classified - Resignation
Description: 

The following individuals have submitted letters of resignation:
Cynthia Stevenson, Ridgewood Instructional Aide, effective at the end of the 2020-2021 school year
Brenda Stickler, Ridgewood Playground Aide, effective at the end of the 2020-2021 school year
Hannah Kupferschmid, Wells Early Childhood Family Educator,  effective June 4, 2021)
Blanca Munoz, Hillcrest Instructional Aide, effective at the end of the 2020-2021 school year
Efoe Kossi, District Parent Involvement Coordinator (French), effective May 10, 2021

VI.5.e. Personnel - Classified - Leaves of Absence
Description: 

Edward Hart has requested unpaid leave from April 29, 2021, through the end of the 2020-2021 school year, for medical reasons.  Mr. Hart works as a security monitor at Glenview Middle School.
Alexandria Wilson has requested unpaid leave from her position as an instructional aide at Glenview, from March 2, 2021, through the end of the 2020-2021 school year. 

VI.6. Other Financial Reports
Description:  Enclosed with the Agenda Information are the April 2021 Activity Fund Report, the Budget Summary Expense Report, and the Budget Summary Revenue Report for April 2021.
VII. Committee Reports
VII.1. United Education Foundation
VII.2. Wellness Committee
VII.3. BHASED Governing Board
VII.4. Board Delegate to AFSCME
VIII. New Business
Description:  1.  School-Wide Title Plans
    a.  Bowlesburg
    b.  Hillcrest
    c.  Ridgewood
    d.  Wells
    e.  Glenview
2.  Glenview Title 1003a Plan
3.  Food and Supply Bid
4.  BOE Meeting Dates for 2021-2022
5.  Educational Learning Resource Aide
IX. Informational Items
Description:  1.  J-1 Teacher Program
 
X. Central Office Report
Description:  1.  Superintendent's Update
      a.  Early Childhood Center Update
      b.  June BOE Meeting - June 14, 2021
      c.  Gratitude
XI. Executive Session
Description: 

In accordance with Chapter 5, Act 120, Section 2, of the Illinois Open Meetings Act, an Executive Session will be held to discuss:

The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees, specific individuals who serve as independent contractors in a park, recreational, or educational setting, or specific volunteers of the public body or legal counsel for the public body, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee, a specific individual who serves as an independent contractor in a park, recreational, or educational setting, or a volunteer of the public body or against legal counsel for the public body to determine its validity. However, a meeting to consider an increase in compensation to a specific employee of a public body that is subject to the Local Government Wage Increase Transparency Act may not be closed and shall be open to the public and posted and held in accordance with this Act. 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)

Collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees. 5ILCS 120/2(c)(2) 

XII. Return to Open Session
XIII. Action following Executive Session
Description:  1.  Non-union salary increases for 2021-2022
2.  Potential hire of a new associate principal for Bowlesburg Elementary
XIV. Adjournment
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