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October 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Virtual Regular 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 and the October 2, 2929 payroll for payment.

__________ moved.  __________ seconded.  Motion carried.
I.B. Consider the minutes of the September 28, 2020 virtual school board meeting.

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

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

__________ moved.  __________ seconded.  Motion carried.
I.E. Consider the 1st Midwest Athletic Complex Donations Fund Treasurer Report as of August 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. Recommending Cindy Trevino, Chris Bajmakovich, Cliff Caldwell, and the Director of 
        Programs, attend the Student Due Process and Discipline Webinar on November 13,
        2020. Tiara Harris and Greg Mikulich will attend the Student Due Process and 
        and Discipline Webinar on November 16, 2020.
 
III.B. Recommend Jenae McKnight attend the Assistant Principals Conference on 
        November 20, 2020 in Indianapolis, IN with expenses paid from Title IIA.
 
III.C. 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 Pam Strauch’s resignation from the Title I 
        Paraprofessional position at Longfellow New Tech Elementary School effective 
        September 25, 2020.
 
IV.B. Recommend accepting Adriana Matinez’ resignation from the Boys’ and Girls' Swim Coach
        position at Calumet New Tech High School effective October 7, 2020.
 
IV.C. Recommend the following be employed for ECA (Extra Curricular Accounts) at Lake Ridge
       New Tech Middle School for the 2020-2021 school year:
        Robert Lukowski - New Tech Explore Team Leader
        Lisa Driscoll - High Ability Coach
 
IV.D. Recommend the following be employed as coaches at Lake Ridge New Tech Middle School
        for the 2020-2021 season:
        Anissa Magee - 8th grade Girls’ Basketball Coach
        Myles Tolliver - 7th grade Girls’ Basketball Coach
        Kiarra Byrd - 6th grade Girls’ Basketball Coach
 
IV.E. Recommend approving the following volunteer coaches at Calumet New Tech High 
        School for the 2020-2021 season:
        Christopher Bynum - Boys’ Basketball Coach Volunteer
        Arthur Vasquez - Football Coach Volunteer
        Jonathan Buckner - Football Coach Volunteer
        Cecil Wingo - Football Coach Volunteer
        Will McLaurin - Football Coach Volunteer
        Richard Wojciehowski - Football Coach Volunteer
 
IV.F. Recommend Connie Martinez be employed as the JV Volleyball Coach at Calumet New 
        Tech High School.
 
IV.G. Recommend Ashley Kostelnik be employed as the Bowling Coach at Calumet New Tech
        High School for the 2020-2021 season.
 
IV.H. Recommend Aunteria Howard be employed as a Title I Paraprofessional at Lake Ridge New
        Tech Middle School effective October 13, 2020.
 
IV.I. Recommend Kiara Anderson be employed as a Title I Paraprofessional at Lake Ridge New
        Tech Middle School effective October 13, 2020.
 
IV.J. Recommend Ambriatta Ringo be transferred from the Title I Paraprofessional position at
        Lake Ridge New Tech Middle School to the EL Title I Paraprofessional position at Lake
        Ridge New Tech Middle School effective October 13, 2020.

 
IV.K. Recommend Myeesha El be employed as a Title I Paraprofessional at Longfellow New Tech
        Elementary School effective October 13, 2020.
 
IV.L. Recommend Suzanne Cassady be employed as a Title I Paraprofessional at Longfellow 
        New Tech Elementary School effective October 13, 2020.

 
IV.M. Recommend Deion Powell be employed as a Title One Paraprofessional at 
        Longfellow New Tech Elementary School effective October 13, 2020.
 
IV.N. Recommend Anissa Magee be employed as the Girls’ Basketball Varsity 
        Assistant Coach at Calumet New Tech High School for the 2020-2021 season.

 
IV.O. Recommend Artiya Nash be employed as the Director of Programs at Lake 
        Ridge New Tech Schools effective October 26, 2020.
 
IV.P. Recommend approval of the Leaves/Resignations/Employment items.

_________________ moved __________________ seconded. Motion carried.
V. New Business
V.A. Recommend approving stipend pay to all teachers who participated in re-
        opening professional development during the summer of 2020 paid from the Title I 
        Grant.
 
V.B. Recommend approving the Resolution to Reduce Rainy Day Appropriations for 2020.
 
V.C. Recommend approving the Resolution to Establish the Transfers of Funding from the 
        Education Fund to the Operations Fund.
 
V.D. Recommend approving the Resolution to adopt the 2021 Capital Projects plan.
V.E. Recommend approving the Resolution to adopt the 2021 Bus Replacement Plan.
 
V.F. Recommend approving the Resolution for Appropriations and Tax Rates.
V.G. Recommend approving the following donations for Calumet New Tech High  School:
        $50 - from an anonymous AT&T employee - for the student general account
        $55 - from various alumni - for the swim account
        $228 - from various alumni - for the student general account
 
V.H. Recommend approving the following fundraisers at Calumet New Tech High School:
        October 14 to October 28, 2020 - online popcorn sale - for the swim account
        October 21 to October 25, 2020 - online popcorn sale - for the girls’ basketball account
        November 24 - to November 28, 2020 - online popcorn sale - for the cross country 
        account
 
V.I. Recommend winter sports, which includes bowling, girls’ basketball, girls’ swim, wrestling,
        boys’ basketball, and boys’ swim teams transition from conditioning to start practice
        and competition on their respective ISHAA start dates.
 
V.J. Recommend distributing the following scholarships, for the 2019-2020 school year, from Mr. Ols generous donation:
        Scholar Athlete:  Best GPA for a Varsity letter winner ($1,000 per student)
        Nick Marchmon
        Ariana Blanco

        Mental Attitude ($1,000 per student)
        DeShaun Thornton
        Jai Reed

        Valedictorian
        Ethan Brown - $1,000

        Salutatorian
        Atiana Blanco - $500
 
V.K. Recommend approving a Purchase Order over $10,000 to order NWEA 
        Testing paid from the Formative Assessment Grant.
 
V.L. Recommend approval of the new business items.

__________ moved.  __________seconded.  Motion carried.
VI. Adjournment

__________ moved.  __________ seconded.  Motion carried.
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