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February 27, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance
III. Roll Call
IV. Establishment of Quorum
V. Approval of Agenda
VI. Introduction of Guests
VII. Public Comments
VIII. Consent Agenda
VIII.a. Minutes of the January 23, 2012, Policy and Communications Committee Meeting
VIII.b. Minutes of the January 23, 2012, Board of Education Regular and Closed Session Meetings
VIII.c. Minutes of February 6, 2012, Board of Education Committee of the Whole and Closed Session Meetings
VIII.d. School Activity Accounts
VIII.e. Transportation Account
VIII.f. Bills
VIII.g. Treasurer's Report Ending January 31, 2012
IX. Presentation(s) from the Floor
IX.a. Recognition of Student Bus Monitors
IX.b. Good News - Ms. Motsenbocker
X. Monthly Financial Report - Mr. Tanner
Updated cash flow projections for the three operating funds, education, operations and maintenance, and transportation, through January 31, 2012, will be presented.  A performance report on district investments, real estate tax collections, and impact fee collections for January will be reviewed. 
XI. Superintendent/Board Reports
XI.a. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Gildea
XI.b. Finance/Facility Committee - David Natzke, Sandy Bickley, Co-Chairs
XI.c. Policy and Communications Committee, Teri Herchenbach, Chair
XI.d. Handbook Committee - Teri Herchenbach, Board Representative
XI.e. Insurance Committee - Glen Gustafson, Board Representative
XI.f. Beautification Committee, Jason Bonds, Chair
XI.g. PTO Report, Sandy Bickley, Board Representative
XI.h. Fremont Education Foundation - Kim Hansen, Board Representative
XI.i. SEDOL Governing Board - Sandy Bickley, Board Representative
XII. Unfinished Business
XII.a. Recommendation to Approve 2012 Summer Program – Dr. Gildea
At last month's board meeting, Ms. Bennett presented the proposed summer programs for students.  Hobbies, core skills, sports and multiple topics of interest to students are proposed.  The administration's recommendation to approve the 2012 summer program will be presented at tonight's meeting.  It is expected that the board will vote on approval at this meeting.
XIII. New Business
XIII.a. Presentation of New and Revised Board Policies for a First Reading - Dr. Gildea
The following new and revised board policies will be presented for a first reading:  School Board, #2:120 – Board Member Development and #2:120-E2; School Board, #2:190 – Mailing Lists for Receiving Board Material; School Board, #2:200 – Types of Board of Education Meetings; Operational Services, #4:110 - Transportation; Operational Services, #4:170 – Safety; General Personnel, #5:10 – Equal Employment Opportunity and Minority Recruitment; General Personnel, #5:30 – Hiring Process and Criteria; General Personnel, #5:125 – Personal Technology and Social Media: Usage and Conduct; Professional Personnel, #5:190 – Teacher Qualifications; Professional Personnel, #5:220 – Substitute Teachers; Professional Personnel, #5:260 – Student Teachers; Educational Support Personnel, #5:285 – Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers; Instruction #6:50 – School Wellness; Instruction, #6:110 – Programs for Students at Risk of Academic Failure and/or Dropping Out of School and Graduation Incentives Program; Instruction, #6:280 – Grading and Promotion; Students, #7:100 – Health, Eye, a d Dental Examinations; Immunizations; and Exclusion of Students; Students, #7:190 – Student Discipline; and Students, #7:270 – Administering Medicines to Students.  Policies have been reviewed by the board's Policy and Communications Committee.  Policies will be presented for a second reading and recommended adoption at next month's meeting.
XIV. Action from Closed Session     
XIV.a. Personnel - Dr. Gildea
The appointment compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body.
XIV.b. Legal Contracts/Negotiations
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.

No board action from this meeting is anticipated.
XV. Personnel - Dr. Gildea
The administration will recommend the following personnel items for board approval:
XV.a. Approve an FMLA/medical leave of absence for Julie Durietz Leahy, eighth grade language arts teacher from January 3, 2012, through to the end of the 2011-2012 school year;
XV.b. Approve an FMLA/paternity leave of absence for David Stopps, middle school technology teacher, from approximately March 23 through approximately April 13, 2012;  
XV.c. Approve a one-year, unpaid leave of absence for Liz Weldon, middle school social worker, for the 2012-2013 school year;
XV.d. Approve a one-year unpaid leave of absence for Danielle Sofie, first grade teacher, for the 2012-2013 school year;
XV.e. Hire Marsha Dugan, Amy Gratz, Joanne Knox, Anthony Kuzera, Emily Loerakker, Melissa Pandocchi, Mary Jo Pippenger, Jessica Ranck, Jennifer Rogers, Joan Shanahan, Donald Doll, Scott Jetter, Becky Hasselson, Ann Ward, Gina Ney, and Jackie Orgon as seventh grade Springfield trip chaperones;
XV.f. Hire Harry Duré, Doug Knox, Anthony Kuzera, Dale Lyons, Eileen Mooney, Jenn Novello, Marla Papantony, Kimberly Pratscher, Jennifer Redding, Charlene Salté, Susan Williams, and Sarah Yakapovich as eighth grade Washington, D.C., trip chaperones.
XVI. Information Items
XVI.a. Update on Middle School Choir and Mandarin Chinese Studies - Dr. Coglianese and Ms. Motsenbocker
XVI.b. Calendar
XVII. Public Comments
XVIII. Announcements
XVIII.a. Strategic Plan Action Plan Assignments - President Bickley
XIX. Adjournment
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