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August 12, 2019 at 6:30 PM - Special Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order and Roll Call
Description: 
The special meeting of the Board of Education was called to order by ____________  at _______ pm with the following persons present:  

MEMBERS:    ____Jackie Bowen    ____Rod Detweiler    ____Barb Eash    ____Margaret Miller    ____TJ Reed    ____Jeff Troyer    ____Larry Walton 

STAFF PRESENT:   ____Stephanie Lemmer    ____Juanita Miller    ____Mark VanderKlok    ____Chad Brady    ____Jane Rumsey    ____Barb Lester    ___Phillip Heasley (KRESA)

VISITORS PRESENT:
2. Guest & Visitor Comments
3. Acceptance of Consent Agenda
Description: 
BACKGROUND:
As a good practice, the board should accept the consent agenda for the evening's meeting which includes the minutes of the July 31, 2019  board retreat.

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent that the consent agenda be reviewed and accepted.

MOTION BY _____________________________; SECONDED BY _______________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the consent agenda as presented. 

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
Attachments:
4. DC Trip Update - Bret Lutz
5. New Staff - Alison Marek
Description: 
BACKGROUND: At the end of 2018-19 we posted for a 3rd grade teacher because of projected enrollment. Alison Marek, a recent Western Michigan University graduate, was one of the applicants. Her data sheet and information are attached. 

RECOMMENDATION:
 It is the recommendation of the superintendent and the elementary principal to approve the hire of Alison Marek as a 3rd grade elementary teacher. 
 
MOTION BY ____________________________; SECONDED BY __________________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the hire of Alison Marek as a 3rd grade teacher.

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
6. New Staff - Meredith Spicer
Description: 
BACKGROUND:
 Angie Saltzman resigned at the end of 2018-19 and her position was posted. Meredith Spicer, a Western Michigan University graduate, applied. The district will get Meredith an emergency certification in special ed until she completes her Masters in Special Ed next year. Her data sheet and information are attached.

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent and the elementary principal to approve the hire of Meredith Spicer as an elementary special ed teacher. 

MOTION BY ____________________________; SECONDED BY __________________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the hire of Meredith Spicer as an elementary special ed teacher.

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
7. New Staff - John Salem
Description: 
BACKGROUND: Rejean Kangas resigned at the end of 2018-19 and his position was posted. John Salem, a graduate of University of Michigan Flint (Bachelors) and Eastern Michigan University (Masters), was one of six applicants interviewed. His data sheet and information are attached.

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent and the jr/sr high school principal to approve the hire of John Salem as jr/sr high school science teacher. 

MOTION BY ____________________________; SECONDED BY __________________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the hire of John Salem as jr/sr high school science teacher contingent upon a successful criminal background check. 

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
8. New Staff - Matthew Price
Description: 
BACKGROUND:
 After 28 years as our Spanish teacher, Amy Drake retired at the end of 2018-19, and her position was posted. It has been very difficult to fill this position. Matthew Price, a Western Michigan University graduate certified in English and history, applied for the position. The district will get an emergency certification for him to teach Spanish, and Matt will enroll in the required 18 credits of Spanish in order to get this additional certification within the next three years. Matt's data sheet and information are attached.  

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent and the jr/sr high school principal to approve the hire of Matthew Price as jr/sr high school Spanish teacher. 
 
MOTION BY ____________________________; SECONDED BY __________________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the hire of Matthew Price as jr/sr high school Spanish teacher. 

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
9. New Coaching Staff - Matthew Price
Description: 
BACKGROUND:
 In June the BOE approved a non-renewal for the varsity boys' basketball coach. The position was posted and four applicants were interviewed, including Matthew Price, who has coached at Niles, Bangor and Kalamazoo Central High Schools. His data sheet and coaching information are attached. 

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent, the jr/sr high school principal, and the athletic department to  approve the hire of Matt Price as varsity boys' basketball coach.
 
MOTION BY ____________________________; SECONDED BY __________________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the hire of Matt Price as varsity boys' basketball coach, contingent upon the receipt of a successful fingerprint check.

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
10. New Coaching Staff - Bart Schrader
Description: 
BACKGROUND: Larissa Nelson resigned as varsity cheer coach due to her job relocation. The position was posted and Bart Schrader, current jv coach applied and was interviewed. His data sheet is attached. 

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent, the jr/sr high school principal, and the athletic department to approve the hire of Bart Schrader as varsity cheer coach.
 
MOTION BY ____________________________; SECONDED BY __________________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the hire of Bart Schrader as varsity cheer coach.

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
11. CTE Consortium Agreement
Description: 
BACKGROUND:
The most recent county consortium agreement has expired, and the county superintendents have developed a new one-year agreement, subject to automatic one-year extensions (unless the parties involved decide to terminate the Agreement). A draft of the agreement was reviewed at the board retreat. The final copy of the agreement is attached.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the SJC CTE Consortium Agreement as presented.

MOTION BY ____________________________; SECONDED BY__________________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the CTE Consortium Agreement as presented.

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
Attachments:
12. Jr/Sr High School Code of Conduct Approval
Description:   
BACKGROUND:
 The 2019-20 Jr/Sr Code of Conduct is being presented for approval. It is attached along with summaries of changes.

RECOMMENDATION:
 Approve the 2019-20 Jr/Sr High School Code of Conduct as presented.

MOTION BY ____________________________; SECONDED BY__________________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the 2019-20 Jr/Sr High School Code of Conduct as presented.

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
Attachments:
13. Guest & Visitor Comments
14. Adjournment
Description: 
MOTION BY ___________________________; SECONDED BY _______________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education adjourn the meeting at ________pm.

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
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