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December 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 minutes of the November 23, 2020 virtual School Board Meeting.

__________ moved.  __________ seconded.  Motion carried.
II. Consider the attached Accounts Payable Vouchers.

__________ moved.  __________ seconded.  Motion carried.
III. 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.

Mr. Rod Green, Consultant, will provide a presentation to the Board on the revised Strategic Plan.
IV. Professional Development
IV.A. Recommended Sue O’Drabinak, Jennifer Lovel, Lisa, Buckiewicz, Danielle 
        Moglin, Lacey Swick, Cailley Young, Violet Phillips, Cimarra Sales, Julie Lambert, 
        Bridgette Hall, Destiny Carter, Kimberly Bloomquist, Connie Ashlock, Ashley 
        Gallagher, Jennifer Matthiscyk, Artiya Nash, Melissa Reno, Rosaura Londono, and 
        Danielle Rizzo attend the virtual training on CLASS (Classroom Assessment and 
        Scoring System) on January 8, 2021 with expenses paid from the Head Start Fund.
 
IV.B. Recommend Adrian Wilkerson attend the Virtual School Finances Seminar 
        on December 17, 2020 with expenses paid from the Operations Fund.
 
IV.C. Recommend approving the Professional Development items.

__________ moved.  __________ seconded.  Motion carried.
V. 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
V.A. Recommend accepting Amanda Moore’s resignation from the Student 
        Supervisor position at Longfellow New Tech Elementary School effective December 
        3, 2020
 
V.B. Rrecommend accepting Latoya Thomas’ resignation from the Title I 
        Paraprofessional position at Lake Ridge New Tech Middle School effective 
        November 4, 2020.    
 
V.C. Recommend approving the termination of Deion Powell from the Title I 
        Paraprofessional position at Longfellow New Tech Elementary School effective 
        December 11, 2020.
 
V.D. Recommend Arkya Butler be employed as a Title I Paraprofessional at 
        Longfellow New Tech Elementary School effective November 30, 2020.
 
V.E. Recommend Kristen Mantta be employed as a Title I Paraprofessional at 
        Lake Ridge New Tech Middle School effective December 15, 2020.
 
V.F. Rrecommend Meagan Medendorp be employed as a Music Teacher at 
        Longfellow New Tech Elementary School effective January 4, 2020.
 
V.G. Recommend Thad Carpenter be employed as the 8th grade Girls’ Basketball 
        Coach at Lake Ridge New Tech Middle for the 2020-2021 season.

 
V.H. Recommend Benjamin Turpin be employed as a EL Title I Paraprofessional 
        at Longfellow New Tech Middle School effective December 15, 2020.
 
V.I. Recommend approval of the Leaves/Resignations/Employment items.

_________________ moved __________________ seconded. Motion carried.
VI. New Business
VI.A. Recommend approving stipend pay, paid from the High Ability Grant. For 
        the attached list of employees for work that is above and beyond the scope of their 
        normal work day.
 
VI.B. recommending approving the following Purchase Orders over $10,000 paid 
        from the Head Start Grant:
        $12,598.90 to School Outfitters for classroom supplies 
        $49,982 to Kaplan for classroom supplies and equipment
        $$10,206 to Lake Shore for classroom supplies
 
VI.C. recommending approving the following donations at Calumet New Tech High 
        School:
        $200 from Anthony Stash for the Wrestling Account
        $200 from Joe and Melissa Clark for the Wrestling Account
        $300 from various alumni for the Wrestling Account
        $10 from Christina Mendoza for the Girls’ Basketball Account
 
VI.D. Recommend approving the Business Manager’s request to conduct end of 
        year transactions for 2020.
 
VI.E. Recommending approving the Spring Sports Conditioning Planat Calumet New Tech High School.
VI.F. Recommend approving the Lake Ridge New Tech Schools 2021-2025 Strategic Plan. 
 
VI.G. Recommend approval of the new business items.

__________ moved.  __________seconded.  Motion carried.
VII. Adjournment

__________ moved.  __________ seconded.  Motion carried.
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