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September 17, 2020 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Minutes
1. CALL TO ORDER
 
2. ROLL CALL
 
3. CONSENT AGENDA

a. Approval of August 27, 2020, Meeting Minutes (Enclosed)
b. Approval of Payment of Bills in the amount of $2,322,313.03.
c. Authorization to Employ - Mr. Eichberg is recommending James Richards as a probationary Virtual Academy teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.
d. Authorization to Employ - Mr. Eichberg is recommending Nancy Hoefer as an off-site probationary Virtual teacher for Success VLC for the 2020-2021 school year.
e. Authorization to Employ - Mr. Eichberg is recommending Asma Ramadan as an off-site probationary Social worker for the 2020-2021 school year.
f. Authorization to Employ - Mr. Eichberg is recommending Lisa Gahan as an off-site probationary Virtual teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.
g. Authorization to Employ - Mr. Eichberg is recommending Elizabeth O'Connor as a probationary Special Education teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.
h. Authorization to Employ - Mr. Eichberg is recommending Shana Constable as a probationary Social Worker for the 2020-2021 school year.
i. Authorization to Employ - Mr. Eichberg is recommending Charlene Lavallee as a probationary Kindergarten teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.
j. Authorization to Employ - Mr. Eichberg is recommending Jennifer Perez as a probationary First Grade teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  That the Board of Education approve the consent agenda items as presented. Roll Call Vote:
  
4. EDUCATION REPORTS
 
4.a. First Week of School Update
I.    High School - Principal Ryan Pesce
II.   Discovery Academy - Director Bill Bergan
III.  Virtual Academy -  Director Rachel Stout
IV.  Middle School - Principal Steve Spenner
V.   Sylvester Elementary - Principal Amy Williams
VI.  Mars Elementary - Principal Dee Voss
VII. Off-Site Programming - Assistant Director of Curriculum Bryon Scoggin and Assistant Superintendent Brandon Waggoner
 
4.b. Human Resources Personnel Report - Human Resources Director Jennifer Thies
4.c. COVID-19 Extended Learning Plan Presentation - Superintendent Dave Eichberg and Curriculum Director Angie Cramer
4.d. Enrollment Update - Business Manager Ellen Hasse
 
5. DISCUSSION ITEMS
 
5.a. FIRST READING OF NEW/REVISED BOARD POLICIES

The following new/revised board policies are being presented for first reading: #4362.01, Threatening Behavior Toward Staff Members; #5610, Emergency Removal, Suspension, and Expulsion of Students; #5611, Due Process Rights; #2266, Non Discrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or Activities; Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy. 
 
6. ACTION ITEMS
 
6.a. APPROVAL OF SUPERINTENDENT'S SALARY INCREASE FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  That the Board of Education approve the Superintendent's salary increase of 2% for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.  Roll Call Vote:
 
6.b. APPROVAL TO GRANT EMERGENCY POWERS TO THE SUPERINTENDENT DURING THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR (Enclosed)

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  That the Board of Education approve the resolution to Grant Emergency Powers to the Superintendent during the 2020-2021 school year as presented. Roll Call Vote:
 
7. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS AND GUESTS WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD
 
8. INFORMATION ITEMS
 
9. ADJOURNMENT

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  That the Board of Education approve to adjourn the meeting.  Roll Call Vote:

The next board meeting is Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm in the Virtual Academy.
 
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