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February 2, 2015 at 4:00 PM - Regular Governing Board Meeting

Agenda
CALL MEETING TO ORDER
ROLL CALL
CALL TO THE PUBLIC – Individuals may address the Board on any relevant issue for up to 3 minutes.  At the close of the call to the public, Board Members may not respond to any comments but may respond to criticism, ask staff to review a matter or ask that a matter be placed on a future agenda.
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
PRESENTATION, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORTS
Monthly Reports on School Operations – Douglas Vaughan, Linda King, Jasvir Sethi, Slade Morgan, Steven Huxhold, Tommy McCabe, Myron McLaughlin, Carol Matthies, Nicole Horseherder, Eric Denny, Erin Burbank, Chris Ostgaard, Valencia Edgewater, Merle Charlie, and Leland Becenti
Presentation of Pinon High School’s student and teacher for the month of January.
Presentation of Parent of the Month for February 2015.
CONSENT AGENDA
Approval of Vouchers

Payroll Vouchers for January  14 - 15
Payroll Voucher #       Pay Period        Voucher Date            Amount
16                                     14                    01/09/2015           $479,374.73
17                                     15                    01/23/2015           $458,058.57

Expense Vouchers for January 14-15   #                 $
             1739               $62,307.46
             1738               $104,671.35
             1737               $145,218.91
             1736               $33,251.88
             1735               $58,104.08
             1734               $102,765.19
             1733                       -
Approval of Consolidated Board Report - January 2015
Approval of Student Activities/Auxiliary Accounts
Approval of Minutes for January 5, 2015.
In-District Personnel Items
Travel
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve the Overnight Travel for the 4th Grade Afterschool STEM Club Field Trip to Arizona Science Center, Phoenix, AZ on February 27 and 28, 2015. 
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve the Overnight field trip for the Pinon High School Construction Program to attend the Construction Championship Competition in Phoenix, Arizona on February 19-20,2015.
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve the Overnight trip for JROTC Program to attend Bullhead City Drill Meet in Bullhead City, Arizona on 02/20-21/2015
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve the Overnight fieldtrip for (FEA) Education Professions Program to attend the AZ FEA State Competition in Tucson, Arizona on March 2-4, 2015.  
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve the Overnight travel for PHS Cheerleaders to attend the Coyote Cheer Competition on February 13-14, 2015 in Gilbert, Arizona
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve the Out-of-State and Overnight travel for Pinon Accelerated Middle School 6th grade students  to attend the Navajo Nation Science Fair in Red Rock State Park on February 24-25, 2015 in Gallup, New Mexico.
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve the Out-of-State and Overnight travel for Pinon Accelerated Middle School 7th & 8th grade students  to attend the Navajo Nation Science Fair in Red Rock State Park on February 25-26, 2015 in Gallup, New Mexico.
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve the Out-of-State travel for Pinon High School students and science teachers to participate in the 2015 Navajo Nation Science Fair at Red Rock State Park in Gallup, New Mexico on February 26, 2015.
Discussion and possible action to approve the in-state overnight travel for the PHS Varsity Basketball Teams to attend the Arizona Basketball State Championship Tournament in Glendale, AZ from February 26-March 1, 2015.
Discussion and possible action to approve the in-state overnight travel for the PHS Wrestling Team to attend the Arizona Wrestling State Championship Tournament in Prescott Valley, AZ from February 11-14, 2015.
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve the Out-of-State travel for Nicole Horseherder, Director of Funded Programs; Selena Johnson, PES Navajo Literacy Teacher; and Sherri Peshlakai, PAMS Navajo Language teacher to attend the Office of Standards, Curriculum and Assessments Development (OSCAD) cluster workshop on February 12-13, 2015 at Navajo Preparatory in Farmington, New Mexico.
Discussion and Possible Action to the Approve Out-of-State Travel for Ann Gathmann and Rae F. Thompson to attend the CPM National Conference in San Francisco, California on February 27 - 28, 2015.
Discussion and possible action to approve the Business Office to accept various donations on behalf of the District.
OLD BUSINESS
Approval of Student Activities/Auxiliary Accounts
Approval of Consolidated Board Report - December 2014
Approval of Vouchers

Payroll Vouchers for December 14 - 15
Payroll Voucher #       Pay Period        Voucher Date             Amount
14                                     12                    12/12/2014           $482,757.94
15                                     13                    12/23/2014           $546,141.65

Expense Vouchers for December 14-15
   #                 $
1732          $59,799.26
1731          $138,540.28
1730          $64,624.48
1729          $107,654.04
1728          $71,222.40
1727          $18,528.75
NEW BUSINESS
Presentation, Discussion and Possible Action to allow the Superintendent to sign the agreement with Shorall, McGoldrick, Brinkmann attorney for consultation and legal advice on the Membership/Participation Agreement with the Arizona School Risk Retention Trust, Inc (The Trust).
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve Filing of form 470 E-Rate Year 18 for the SY 2015-2016
Presentation, Discussion and Possible Action to Approve a field experience for Pamela Maynard, PAMS Dean of Students, and allow the Superintendent to sign the agreement with Walden University on behalf of the School District.
Discussion and possible action to approve Classroom Site Fund (Prop 301)performance payments to eligible staff for successfully meeting criteria based on Parent Survey and Student Survey results.
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve the Spring 2015 Teacher Recruitment Plan and Approve Out of State Travel.  
SPRING 2015 Teacher Recruitment – TENTATIVE      City      State         Staff
February 24 (Tues)  South Dakota Teacher Job Fair   Sioux Falls SD       David Morgan, David Price
April-7 & 8 (Tues/Wed)  Oregon Professional Educator Fair    Portland OR     Merle Charlie, Carol Matthies
April 14 (Tues)    Washington Educator Career Fair    Spokane WA   Andrea Charlie, Lori Chee
April-15 (Wed)   Ohio Northern University     Ada OH    Merle Charlie, Mark Gathmann
April-16 (Thurs)   Bowling Green State University   Bowling Green OH    Merle Charlie, Mark Gathmann
April 17 (Thurs)  University of Michigan      Michigan MI                  Merle Charlie, Mark Gathmann
April 17 (Fri)     University of Arizona          Tucson AZ                    Elouise Denny, David Morgan
April 23 (Thurs)   Washington Educator Career Fair Tacoma WA    Kamille White, David Morgan
April 25 (Sat)     Great AZ Teach In    Glendale AZ     Merle Charlie, Cheryl Kaye, Elouise Denny, Slade Morgan, Jasvir Sehti
April-27 (Mon)    Indiana University             Bloomington IN            Merle Charlie, Slade Morgan
April 16 & 17    Northern Arizona University        Flagstaff AZ         Andrea Charlie, Kamille White
*Discussion and Possible Action regarding accepting notice of intent to expel the following students listed below and appointment of a hearing officer. [Executive Session pursuant to A.R.S. §15-843(F) and A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(3) Advice from legal counsel.]  
-Student CCEZ
-Student CCFG
*Discussion and possible action on the recommendation of the Hearing Officer for the expulsion of Student CCGC. (Executive session pursuant to A.R.S. 15-843]
PERSONNEL: (The Board may vote to discuss the matters under "Personnel" in Executive Session pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03 (A) (1) and/or or advice from legal counsel pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03 (A)(3) and/or (4).
*Discussion and Possible Action to Accept the Resignation:
      *Matthew Yazzie, Bus Driver Trainee.
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve 1 Additional FTE in Support Services for the SPED Department.          
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve a Tutor, Mr. Peter Balibay, for Pinon Accelerated Middle School
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve the following PUSD #4 coaches for SY 2014/2015:  
Andrea Charlie,         PHS Navajo Language Teacher      PHS Head Girls Track and Field Coach          $3,000.00 
Anne Cambridge,      PHS Librarian                                  PHS Assistant Girls Track and Field Coach     $2,000.00
Jordan Testerman,     PES Health Aide                           PHS Assistant Baseball Coach                         $2,000.00
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve the following Classified new hires for School Year 2014-2015:
Artimus Jim                Security Officer                                $11.38 (Grade 1, Step 4)
Desiree Johnson        Substitute Bus Monitor (part time)   $10.92 (Grade 1, Step 3)
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve SY 2014/2015 Contracts for the following Classified Staff:    
           Name                         Position                           Department                        Contract Rate of Pay
Charlene Gishie           Data Assessment Clerk         PES Classified                      10 Month $10.92
Jordan Testerman        SPED Health Aide S              PED Classified                      10 Month $10.00
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve the revision of Salary placement for the following Certified staff:
Peter James Balibay          PAMS-Teacher on Special Assignment             $46,182 (BA+48, Step 6)
Gina Mahinay                     PHS Earth Science Teacher                              $42,102 (MA, Step 1)
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve the following Certified new hire for School Year 2014-2015 with Signing Stipend and Applicable Endorsements:       
Carol Benally           PHS Instructional Coach                 $46,182 (BA+48, Step 6)  
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve the following Classified Administrative New Hire for the SY2014/2015.
David Hammond               Business Manager                   $73,405 (Grade 9, Step 6)
Discussion and Possible Action to Approve the hiring of the following Certified and Classified Staff for the Pinon Elementary School 21st Century Before & Afterschool Program (part-time):

Dennis Vargas at the rate of $25.00 an hour as a 21st Century Certified Teacher to provide 1st Grade Tutoring.
Eugenia Williams at the rate of $10.00 an hour as a 21st Century Teacher Assistant
Nanette Pettit at the rate of $10.00 an hour as a 21st Century Teacher Assistant
Danielle R. Begay at the rate of $10.00 an hour as a 21st Century Teacher Assistant
Tiara Greyeyes at the rate of $10.00 an hour as a 21st Century Teacher Assistant
ADJOURNMENT
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