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September 14, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Regular Virtual Meeting

Agenda
I. Let the record show that all the Board Members and the Superintendent are present.
Let the record show the Administrators that are present.
I.A. Consider the attached accounts Payable  Vouchers, the August 28, 2020 Payroll, and the September 4, 2020 for Payment.

__________ moved.  __________ seconded.  Motion carried.
I.B. Consider the 1st Midwest Self-Insurance Fund Treasurer Report as of July 31, 2020.

__________ moved.  __________ seconded.  Motion carried.
I.C. Consider the Treasurer Report as of July 31, 2020.

__________ moved.  __________ seconded.  Motion carried.
I.D. Consider the minutes of the August 24, 2020 regular virtual school board meeting.

__________ moved.  __________ seconded.  Motion carried.
I.E. Consider the 1st Midwest Athletic Complex Donations Fund Treasurer Report as of July 31, 2020.

__________ moved.  __________ seconded.  Motion carried.
II. Superintendent and/or School Board Member Report

Strategic Priority 1:  The School Board and Administration creates a positive, safe learning environment for all students and staff.

Strategic Priority 2:  All learners will demonstrate academic growth through college and career readiness curriculum.

Strategic Priority 3:  The School Board and Administration will maximize opportunities to develop and improve communication and relationships at all levels of the Lake Ridge New Tech Schools family and community to support social, emotional, and civic development of all learners.

Strategic Priority 4:  The School Board and Administration will ensure that Lake Ridge New Tech Schools operates with fiscal responsibility.
III. Professional Development
III.A. Recommend approving the Professional Development items.

__________ moved.  __________ seconded.  Motion carried.
IV. Leave/Resignation/Employment
All new employment to Lake Ridge New Tech Schools is contingent upon a cleared Expanded Criminal History Background Check within 30 days and a cleared Expanded Child Protection Index Check within 60 days of effective date.  IC 20-26-2-1.5 and IC 20-26-2-1.3
IV.A. Recommend accepting Tamika Williams’ resignation from the Title I 
        Paraprofessional position at Lake Ridge New Tech Schools effective September 1,        2020.
 
IV.B. Recommend accepting Tiffany Palmer’s resignation from the Title I 
        Paraprofessional position at Lake Ridge New Tech Middle School effective 
        September 3, 2020.
 
IV.C. Recommend accepting Anne Oberman’s resignation from the Family 
        Support Specialist position at Head Start effective September 25, 2020.
 
IV.D. Recommend accepting Maria Brigham's resignation from the EL Title I 
        Paraprofessional position at Calumet New Tech High School effective September 8, 
        2020.
 
IV.E. Recommend accepting Tyrele Manyfield’s resignation from the Title I 
        Paraprofessional position at Longfellow New Tech Elementary School effective 
        September 4, 2020.
 
IV.F. Recommend accepting David Seils resignation from the Assistant Varsity 
        Girls’ Basketball Coach position at Calumet New Tech High School effective 
        September 9,2020.

 
IV.G. Recommended accepting Peter Sedrak’s resignation from the Project Lead 
        The Way Engineer, Design, and Development Facilitator at Calumet New Tech High 
        School effective September 18, 2020.
 
IV.H. Recommend accepting Sandi Sweeney’s retirement request from the 
        Director of Programs position at Lake Ridge New Tech Schools effective October 31, 
        2020.
 
IV.I. Recommend terminating Mary Taylor from the Student Supervisor position 
        at Longfellow New Tech Elementary School effective September 8, 2020.
 
IV.J. Recommend Jennifer Lindemer be employed as the Title I Facilitator at 
        Longfellow New Tech Elementary School effective August 31, 2020.
 
IV.K. Recommend Rebekah Rochefort be employed as A Kindergarten Teacher 
        at Longfellow New Tech Elementary School effective August 31, 2020.
 
IV.L. Recommend Ambriatta Ringo be employed as a Title I Paraprofessional at 
        Lake Ridge New Tech Schools effective September 15, 2020.
 
IV.M. Recommend Taylor Piekarczyk be employed as a Title I Paraprofessional at 
        Lake Ridge New Tech Middle School effective September 15, 2020.
 
IV.N. Recommend the following be recognized as Volunteer Assistant Coaches at 
        Calumet New Tech High School:
        Racyne Johnson - Volunteer Assistant Girls’ Golf Coach
        Verdell Grey - Volunteer Assistant Boys’ Basketball Coach
 
IV.O. Recommend approval of the Leaves/Resignations/Employment items.

_________________ moved __________________ seconded. Motion carried.
V. New Business
V.A. Recommend approving the revised 2020-2021 District Calendar.
V.B. Recommend accepting a wheelchair, donated by Ronda Sweeney, for Longfellow New Tech Elementary School.
V.C. We are recommending accepting a donation of 4-$125 Walmart gift cards from Caash 
        Charity and Manuel Amezcus, for the Head Start Program. 
 
V.D. Recommend approving the following fundraiser(s) at Calumet New Tech High School:    
        9/14/2020 through 9/18/2020 - Online Popcorn Sale - for the Boys’ Basketball Team

 
V.E. Recommend granting permission to advertise the 2021 Lake Ridge New 
        Tech Schools’ budget.
 
V.F. Recommend approving a Purchase Order over $10,000 to renew the 
        Firewall License with CSC Consulting paid from the Operations Fund.
 
V.G. Recommend approving the winter sports conditioning schedule for the 
        2020-2021 season at Calumet New Tech High School.
 
V.H. Recommend approving the Student Success Facilitator job description.
V.I. Recommend approving the Director of Programs job description.



 
V.J. Recommend approving the Staff Performance Evaluation Plan for the 
        2020-2021 school year.
Description: 
 
V.K. Recommend approving the 2020-2021 E-Sports Services Contract for the 
        Hi-Def Program paid from the 21st CLC Grant.
 
V.L. Recommend approving the attached list of Non-Resident Transfer 
        Student(s) at Lake Ridge New Tech Middle School for the 2020-2021 school year.
 
V.M. Recommend approval of the new business items.

__________ moved.  __________seconded.  Motion carried.
VI. Adjournment

__________ moved.  __________ seconded.  Motion carried.
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