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September 27, 2016 Board Meeting

REMINDER - STARTING IN AUGUST BOARD MEETINGS WILL BEGIN AT 7:00 P.M.

     September 27, 2016 Recap

Meeting Notice

6:15     Dinner

6:30     Executive Session

     Mileage Form     

Dates to Remember:

October 1, 2016 - WIU Board Retreat - 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M., WIU Cancelled

October 25, 2016 - WIU Board Meeting - 7:00 P.M., WIU Board Room

March 29, 2017 - ALL IU Dinner & Workshop - 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M., WIU

I. Opening Exercises

A. Call to Order

B. Pledge of Allegiance

C. Roll Call

II. Citizen Comments on Agenda Items

If you wish to address any item on the Agenda, please pick up a 3 x 5 card from the table located inside the entrance to the meeting room.  Put your full name on this card along with the agenda item (i.e. - SB-1516-003) you wish to address, then submit to the Co-Assistant Board Secretary. Other comments or questions will be entertained also by following the same procedure. At the appropriate time, the President of the Board of Directors will recognize you and ask you to state your comment or question.  The President will do the same with all others who have completed cards, after which the President will return to each in order for a brief discussion of the comment or question.

III. Approval of Minutes

   August 23, 2016 Minutes


IV. Financial Reports

A. Treasurer's Report

     FR-1617-009 - Treasurer's Report - August   


B. Payment of Bills

    FR-1617-010 - Bills Payable 08/17/16-09/15/16


C. Ratification of Investments

    FR-1617-011 - 2016-2017 Interest - August

V. Board Committee Reports

Executive - Irvin W. Tantlinger, Chairperson

-  Robert Gumbita

-  Dennis Rittenhouse

-  Dallas Leonard

Financial Services - Joseph L. Yorio, Chairperson

-  Robert Gumbita

-  Dallas Leonard

-  Kathleen Clarke

Technology & Infrastructure Services - Barbara Vernail, Chairperson

-  Gretchen Beveridge

-  Aimee Love

-  Robert McDonald

Curriculum Services - Susan J. Mains, Chairperson

-  Bill Feldbusch

-  Linda Leghart

-  Herb Yingling

Student Services - Dennis J. Rittenhouse, Chairperson

-  Aaron Bialon

-  Sharon Mauck

-  Tammy Smail


VI. Executive Director Report

1.  Board Retreat-October 1-CANCELLED  

2.  WIU Job Alike Meetings

3.  Financial Services Division Director Search

4.  School District Board Meeting Visits

5.  PAIU Day on the Hill-October 18


VII. WIU Foundation Report

Mr. Robert A. McDonald - Board Representative

Next meeting - Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 5:00 p.m. - WIU Board Room

Penguins Tailgate - Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 6:30 p.m. - Bar Rizzi

IX. Old Business

None

VIII. Correspondence

None

X. New Business

Click on the sub-chapters for each of the departments.

A. Financial Services

FS-1617-004

To approve a contract with First Student to provide transportation services for the swimming program for the 2016-2017 school year.

     FS-1617-004


B. Human Resource Services

HR-1617-019

To approve/ratify the following retirement(s)/resignation(s):

Name

Position

Effective end of day

Reason

Rachel Butler-Pardi

Mental Health Specialist

No later than November 18, 2016

Other Employment

Nathan Fiala

Teacher

September 30, 2016

Other Employment

Tina Pedder

Classroom Assistant

August 29, 2016

Other Employment

Amber Stell

Teacher

September 13, 2016

Other Employment

Valerie Walker

Classroom Assistant

August 31, 2016

Other Employment



RC-HR-1617-020

To approve/ratify employment of five (5) Teachers, pending satisfactory completion of all pre-employment requirements.  All salaries are prorated:

Name

Salary

Step

Effective Date

Type

Location

Amanda Campbell

$44,453

B6

September 28, 2016

Special Education

Clairview School

Donald Jacob Cole

$43,268

B5

September 28, 2016

Mathematics

Crossroads School

Ashley Linden

$43,268

B5

August 30, 2016

Special Education

Early Intervention

Melissa Lupinacci

$44,453

B6

September 28, 2016

Mathematics

Crossroads School

Victoria Zeiler

$45,796

M6

August 25, 2016

Special Education

Early Intervention


     Authorized Users Only - HR-1617-020


HR-1617-021

To approve a recall from part-time for Cheryl Francia to a full-time classroom assistant position, effective September 28, 2016 dependent on transition from current assignment.


HR-1617-022

To recall from furlough to full-time classroom assistant positions the following, effective October 3, 2016:

a.  Martha Faust

b.  Kathleen Pedatella


HR-1617-023

To employ the following as part-time Classroom Assistants at $15.00 per hour.  Pending satisfactory completion of all pre-employment requirements:

a.  Karen Davis - effective September 28, 2016

b.  Elizabeth Newman - effective August 31, 2016

c.  Carolyn Szatkowski - effective September 28, 2016  

     Authorized Users Only - HR-1617-023


HR-1617-024

To approve/ratify employment of one (1) Custodian, pending satisfactory completion of all pre-employment requirements:

Name Salary Effective Date
Terry Fry                     $14.00 per hour      September 15, 2016

     Authorized Users Only - HR-1617-024


HR-1617-025

To approve/ratify employment of one (1) Mental Health Specialist, pending satisfactory completion of all pre-employment requirements:

Name Salary Effective Date
Ronda Overly-Ripple      $49,748                   September 28, 2016

     Authorized Users Only - HR-1617-025


HR-1617-026

To ratify a contract with Guinevere Bartley to serve as an English as a Second Language Teacher, effective September 7, 2016, at a rate of $27.00 per hour.  Pending satisfactory completion of all pre-employment requirements.

     Authorized Users Only - HR-1617-026


HR-1617-027

To approve a contract with Steve Saunders to serve as Coordinator of the Special Olympics Program, effective September 28, 2016, at the compensation of $8,446.00.  Pending satisfactory completion of all pre-employment requirements.

     Authorized Users Only - HR-1617-027


HR-1617-028

To ratify a contract with Kimberly Davis-Gamble to serve as a Job Coach under the Work Discovery Program, effective August 25, 2016 at a rate of $16.00 per hour.  Pending satisfactory completion of all pre-employment requirements.


HR-1617-029

To amend and correct the following:

“HR-1617-007

To approve/ratify employment of one (1) Distance Learning Specialist Coordinator, pending satisfactory completIon of all pre-employment requirements:


Name                    Salary                     Effective Date

James Cassell    $65,000 (prorated)         August 15, 2016”


“HR1617-001

To approve the following retirement(s)/resignation(s):                                                     

Name

Position

Effective end of day

Reason

Caitlin Ross

Teacher

October 7, 2016

August 23, 2016

Other Employment

Marie Nickle

Classroom Assistant

August 26, 2016

August 17, 2016

Other Employment


HR-1617-030

To approve an Addendum to HR-1617-012 for Pamela Magness.

     Authorized Users Only - HR-1617-030


HR-1617-031

To approve the following leave requests:

Extended Leave of Absence for Illness or Disability

a.  Employee #011470, beginning October 1, 2016


C. Technology & Infrastructure Services

TIS-1617-004

To approve a computer lease with Municipal Capital Corp. from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019.

     TIS-1617-004




D. Curriculum Services

CS-1617-001

To approve an Agreement with Robert Crown Centers for Health Education to provide Heroin Prevention Curriculum.

     CS-1617-001


CS-1617-002

To approve an Agreement with Discovery Education to provide streaming services.

     CS-1617-002


    


E. Student Services

SS-1617-008

To approve service agreements with the following to provide Induction Programs:

a.  Ligonier Valley Learning Center  SS-1617-008a

b.  Loveli Foundation  SS-1617-008b

c.  Mt. Pleasant Area School District  SS-1617-008c

d.  Seton Hill Child Services Inc.  SS-1617-008d


SS-1617-009

To approve service agreements with the following to provide Teacher Evaluation Services:

a.  Ligonier Valley Learning Center  SS-1617-009a

b.  Loveli Foundation  SS-1617-009b

c.  Seton Hill Child Services Inc.  SS-1617-009c   



F. School Board

SB-1617-007

To approve Policy #249 - Bullying/Cyberbullying.

     SB-1617-007


SB-1617-008

To approve Rodney Miller, CPA as a temporary part-time employee to provide Financial Services, as needed, at the rate of $90 per hour through December 31, 2016.

     Authorized Users Only - SB-1617-008


Additional SB Motions

SB-1617-009

To employ Lynne Leu as Financial Services Director for a two (2) year term at the rate of $95,000/year effective October 1, 2016.  Pending satisfactory completion of all pre-employment requirements and contract negotiations.

     Authorized Users Only - SB-1617-009


XI. Comments by Citizens in Attendance

If you wish to address any item on the Agenda, please pick up a 3 x 5 card from the table located inside the entrance to the meeting room.  Put your full name on this card along with the agenda item (i.e. - SB-1516-003) you wish to address, then submit to the Co-Assistant Board Secretary. Other comments or questions will be entertained also by following the same procedure. At the appropriate time, the President of the Board of Directors will recognize you and ask you to state your comment or question.  The President will do the same with all others who have completed cards, after which the President will return to each in order for a brief discussion of the comment or question.

XII. Comments by WIU Board of Directors

Open Board Discussion Forum

XIII. Adjournment

Motion by _______________  Seconded by ________________

Affirmative Vote _____  Negative Vote _____