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Special Session - December 4, 2017

posted Dec 5, 2017, 10:26 AM by Mary Boege

SPECIAL SESSION

OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE

COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SOUTH TAMA COUNTY

 

The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on December 4, 2017 in Special Session at the Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.

 

On call of the roll the following were present:  Alan Kline, Penny Tyynismaa,  Jackie Dvorak.  Mandy Lekin joined the meeting at 5:33 p.m.  Absent - Ronald Houghton.  Quorum Present.

 

Also present were: Jeff Berger, Mary Boege, John Speer, Stacy Stull and Jon Huebner.

 

Motion by Kline second by Dvorak to approve the amended agenda adding a closed session at the end of the meeting to discuss the Superintendent's contract.  All Ayes.

 

Public Comments - None

 

Motion by Kline, second by Lekin to approve the following personnel requests as presented.  All Ayes

 

Resignations - Cheyenne (Wurr) Olguin - HS ELL Aide

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to approve the new computer coding course proposed for second semester at the High School.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Kline to approve the application to the SBRC in the amount of $1,510.35 for special education administrative costs associated with the River Hills Consortium program for the 2018-19 school year.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to approve the At-Risk/Dropout Application and to apply to the School Budget Review Committee for  the Modified Supplemental Amount of $257,501.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the hiring of an additional High School ELL teacher for second semester.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the first reading of the following Board Policies.  All Ayes

 

402.011 Discriminatory Harassment Prohibited, 402.012 - Discriminatory Harassment Incident Investigation Procedures, 402.012 - Discriminatory Harassment Incident Complaint Form, 402.012 E2 - Discriminatory Harassment Incident Witness Disclosure Form, 402.012 E3 - Discriminatory Harassment Incident Disposition of Complaint Form, 502.11 - Anti-Bullying, Anti-Harassment, and Hazing Prohibited, 502.11 E1 - Anti-Bullying, Anti-Harassment and Hazing Investigation Procedures, 502.11 E2 - Anti-Bullying, Anti-Harassment and Hazing Incident Complaint Form, 502.11 E3 - Anti-Bullying, Anti-Harassment and Hazing Incident Witness Disclosure Form, 502.11 E4 - Anti-Bullying. Anti-Harassment Incident Disposition of Complaint Form, 102.00 Equal Education Opportunity, 102 E1 - Annual Notice of Nondiscrimination, 102 E2 - Continuous Notice of Nondiscrimination, 103.00 Section 504 Student and Parental Rights, 1006.10 Discrimination Complaint Procedure (For Students, Patrons, Parents, Staff, and Applicants for Employment).

 

Motion by Kline, second by Lekin to go into closed session at 6:11 p.m. as provided in Section 21.5(1) (i) of the Open Meeting Law to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose performance is being considered to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual's reputation, as that individual has requested a closed session.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Lekin to come out of closed session at 7:25 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Kline to adjourn the meeting at 7:26 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

 

Penny Tyynismaa, Board President                               Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

Regular Session - November 20, 2017

posted Nov 21, 2017, 6:50 AM by Mary Boege

REGULAR SESSION

OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE

COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SOUTH TAMA COUNTY

 

The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on November 20, 2017 in Regular Session at the Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.

 

On call of the roll the following were present:  Alan Kline, Penny Tyynismaa,  Jackie Dvorak, Ronald Houghton and Mandy Lekin.  Quorum Present. Lekin left the meeting at 6:33 p.m.

 

Also present were: Jeff Berger, Mary Boege, Joyce Wiese, Ben Adams, Seth Koch and Jon Huebner.

 

Motion by Kline second by Dvorak to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Dvorak to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the October 16, 2017, October 26, 2017 and November 6, 2017 meetings, financials and bills for payment as presented.

 

Public Comments - Seth Koch addressed the Board concerning the continuation of the Early Retirement Policy.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Houghton to approve the following personnel requests as presented.  All Ayes

 

Contracts - William Henson - MS Assistant 7th and 8th Boys Basketball

Officials - Nadine Ihde - Wrestling, Brandon Dufoe - Wrestling, Chester Rice - Wrestling

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the SBRC request for Modified Supplemental Aide in the amount of $118,638 for open enrolled out students not on the Fall of 2016 Certified Enrollment.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Houghton to approve the SBRC request for Modified Supplemental Aid in the amount of $105,874 for LEP instruction beyond the 5 years.   All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Dvorak to approve the Chapter 12 Exemption Request for Physical Education for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Lekin to approve the application to the SBRC in the amount of $7,665.60 for special education administrative costs associated with Lied Center Consortium program for the 2018-19 school year.  All Ayes.

 

Middle School Principal Ben Adams gave a presentation to the Board on activities in his building including PLTW, Junior Achievement, Standards-Based Grading and Building Goals.

 

Superintendent Berger reviewed with the Board the some financial information about South Tama Schools.

 

Discussion was held on the continuation of the Early Retirement Policy that will be placed on the December agenda.

 

Motion by Houghton, second by Kline to go into closed session at 6:48 p.m. as provided in Section 21.5(1) (i) of the Open Meeting Law to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose performance is being considered to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual's reputation, as that individual has requested a closed session.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Houghton, second by Dvorak to come out of closed session and to adjourn the meeting at 7:56 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

Penny Tyynismaa, Board President                               Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

Special Session - November 6, 2017

posted Nov 7, 2017, 7:08 AM by Mary Boege

SPECIAL  SESSION

OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE

COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SOUTH TAMA COUNTY

 

The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on November 6, 2017 in Special Session at the Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.

 

On call of the roll the following were present:  Penny Tyynismaa,  Jackie Dvorak, Mandy Lekin and Ronald Houghton.  Absent: Alan Kline  Quorum Present.

Also present were: Jeff Berger, Mary Boege,  Joyce Wiese and Jon Huebner.

 

Motion by Dvorak second by Lekin to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.

 

Public Comments - None

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Houghton to approve the 3rd and Final Reading of the revision of  Wellness Policy 630.55.  All Ayes.

 

Superintendent Berger did a presentation on School Finance with the Board.

 

Superintendent Berger discussed with the Board long-range planning ideas from the IASB Board Orientation Session that the Board had attended on October 30th.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Houghton to adjourn the meeting at 6:36 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

 

Penny Tyynismaa, Board President                               Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

Special Session - October 26, 2017

posted Oct 26, 2017, 6:43 AM by Mary Boege

SPECIAL  SESSION

OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE

COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SOUTH TAMA COUNTY

 

The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on October 26, 2017 in Special Session at the Administration Building, Tama, Iowa at 7:30 a.m.

 

On call of the roll the following were present:  Alan Kline, Penny Tyynismaa, Mandy Lekin.  Ronald Houghton joined the meeting at 7:33 am.  Absent:  Jackie Dvorak.  Quorum Present.

Also present were: Jeff Berger and Mary Boege.

 

Motion by Kline second by Lekin to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.

 

Public Comments - None

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to approve the personnel requests as presented.  All Ayes.

 

Contracts - David Hatch - Assistant Girls Soccer, Andrea Rutledge Assistant 7th and 8th Girls Basketball, Head 8th Boys Basketball, Patricia Dilly - HS SpEd Aide, Alison Vavra - HS SpEd Aide, Cheyenne Wurr - HS ELL Aide, Tracy Williams - Elementary Cook, Shelly Seth - Elementary Cook and Susan Crain from .5 Preschool adding an additional .5 Certified Substitute.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Lekin to adjourn the meeting at 7:35 a.m.  All Ayes.

 

 

Penny Tyynismaa, Board President                               Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

Regular Session - October 16, 2017

posted Oct 17, 2017, 8:30 AM by Mary Boege

REGULAR SESSION

OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE

COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SOUTH TAMA COUNTY

 

The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on October 16, 2017 in Regular Session at the Tribal Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.

 

On call of the roll the following were present:  Alan Kline, Penny Tyynismaa,  Jackie Dvorak and Mandy Lekin.   Absent: Ronald Houghton.  Quorum Present.

Also present were: Jeff Berger, Mary Boege, Becky Durand, Stacy Stull, Marilyn Rippy, Shayna Zmolek, Dixie Forcht, Kym Stein and Jon Huebner.

 

Motion by Dvorak second by Kline to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Lekin to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the September 18, 2017, and October 2, 2017 meetings, financials, bills for payment as presented and Early Graduation Requests from D.B., and C.P.

 

Public Comments - Shayna Zmolek asked the Board for their support to partner with the Wieting Theater in their fundraising efforts for Phase II of the theater renovations.  Dixie Forcht talked with the Board about her frustrations as a parent with the technology capabilities of the ipads.

 

Marilyn Rippy was recognized by the Board as a runner up for the ISEA Teacher of the Year Award.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the following personnel requests as presented pending licensure and background checks for new hires with the exception of the Assistant Girls Soccer Coach until it can be determined if one was already approved. Aye votes from Dvorak, Kline and Lekin with Tyynismaa abstaining.  Motion carried.

 

Contracts - Baron Davis - Assistant Varsity Wrestling, Allison Graham - Basketball Cheer Coach.

Transfer - Hailey Weiss from HS ELL Aide to HS At-Risk.

Volunteer Coaches - Jason Arp - Wrestling

Officials - Bob Averill - Basketball, Bryan Foster - Wrestling, Jim Hall - Basketball and Baseball, Dave Nitz - Basketball and Baseball, Gary Sieck - Basketball, Tom Kemper - Basketball, John Wagner - Basketball, Jeremy Weiermann - Basketball.

Resignation - Teresa Schneider - HS SpEd Aide.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the SBRC request for Modified Allowable Growth of $101,300.24 for the LEP Program All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to approve the SBRC request for Modified Allowable Growth and Supplemental Aid for the Special Education Deficit of $579,446.45  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the 2nd reading of Wellness Policy 630.55 adding the Director of Food Service as the position responsible for managing the triennial assessment and contact information.    All Ayes.

 

Stacy Stull presented to the Board on the results of the Equity Visit and corrections that have been made and still need to be made.

 

Superintendent Berger reviewed with the Board the results of the Assessment Survey that had recently been completed.

 

Superintendent Berger and Dixie Forcht reviewed with the Board the Iowa Assessments for Science, Math and Reading.

 

Superintendent Berger discussed with the Board resurfacing the baseball and softball fields with the Booster Club paying for the project.  The Board was given a draft policy for a Student School Board Representative to review and Superintendent Berger will be in contact with the local law enforcement about doing some ALICE Training for the staff.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Lekin to adjourn the meeting at 7:13 p.m.  All Ayes.

 
Penny Tyynismaa, Board President                               Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

Special Session - October 2, 2017

posted Oct 3, 2017, 7:29 AM by Mary Boege

SPECIAL  SESSION

OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE

COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SOUTH TAMA COUNTY

 

The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on October 2, 2017 in Special Session at the Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.

 

On call of the roll the following were present:  Alan Kline, Penny Tyynismaa,  Jackie Dvorak, Mandy Lekin and Ronald Houghton.  Quorum Present.

Also present were: Jeff Berger, Mary Boege,  Joyce Wiese, Jon Huebner, Matt Zmolek, Darvin Graham and Allison Graham.

 

Motion by Dvorak second by Kline to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.

 

Public Comments - None

 

Matt Zmolek from Independent Insurance Services explained to the Board how  the district insurance program with Iowa Public Schools Insurance Program works.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to approve the 1st Reading of the revision of  Wellness Policy 630.55.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Houghton second by Dvorak to approve the overnight trip for the wrestling team for the tournament in Independence.  All Ayes.

 

Superintendent Berger discussed with the Board topics for future board meetings, long-range planning, board goals, facilities plans and the School Improvement Advisory Committee.

 

Superintendent Berger updated the Board on joining the Chamber and Kiwanis, the two new staff members had started working on September 25th, the IASB training on October 30th and  IASB Convention in November.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to adjourn the meeting at 6:30 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

 

Penny Tyynismaa, Board President                               Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

Regular Session and Reorganizational Meeting - September 18, 2017

posted Sep 20, 2017, 1:29 PM by Mary Boege

REGULAR SESSION AND REORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE

COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SOUTH TAMA COUNTY

 

The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on September 18, 2017 in Regular Session meeting at the Professional Learning Room, Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.

 

On call of the roll the following were present:  Michelle Yuska, Mark McFate, Penny Tyynismaa, Alan Kline and Jackie Dvorak.  Quorum Present           

Also present were: Jeff Berger, Mary Boege, Joyce Wiese, Jon Huebner, Mandy Lekin, Ronald Houghton and Susan Houghton.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Dvorak to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline second by Tyynismaa to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the August 28, 2017 meeting, financials, bills for payment as presented and Early Graduation request for E.N, H.P, and P.R.   All Ayes.

 

Motion by McFate, second by Dvorak to accept the Election Results naming Ronald Houghton as District 1 Director, Mandy Lekin as District 2 Director and Alan Kline as District 4 Director.   All Ayes.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Tyynismaa to adjourn the meeting at 5:34 p.m.

 

Reorganizational Meeting

 

The Reorganizational Meeting was called to order at 5:35 p.m.

 

On call of the roll the following were present:  Jackie Dvorak, Penny Tyynismaa, Alan Kline, Mandy Lekin and Ron Houghton.  Quorum Present.      

Also present were: Jeff Berger, Mary Boege, Joyce Wiese of the local press, Jon Huebner, Susan Houghton, Mark McFate and Michelle Yuska.

 

Oath of Office was administered by Secretary Boege to Ronald Houghton Director for District 1 and Mandy Lekin Director for District 2 and Alan Kline for District 4.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Lekin to nominate Penny Tyynismaa as President.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Houghton, second by Tyynismaa to nominate Jackie Dvorak as Vice President. All Ayes.

 

Oath of Office was administered by Secretary Boege to President Tyynismaa and Vice President Dvorak.

 

Public Comments:

None

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Dvorak to approve the following personnel changes pending background checks/fingerprints on new hires. All Ayes

 

Contracts - Dixie Forcht - Assessment, Noah Schmelzer - Head Varsity Girls Soccer, Kym Stein - Special Education Director.

Transfers - Derek Dixon from 8th Boys Basketball to 7th Boys Basketball

Officiating – Jay Freese, Daniel Johnson, Tom Kemper, Dave Nitz, Nate Roberts, Kory Staff and Jerry Witt - Football, Bruce Johnson, Dave Lee and Bill Neal - Track.  Gary Sieck - Basketball

Resignations - Dustin Peska - Asst Varsity Baseball and Rosalie Ridout - MS Aide.

 

Motions by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the Contract with Becky Durand as Director of Curriculum and Instruction at a rate of $500 per day.   All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to remove Michelle Yuska from the bank accounts at Lincoln Savings Bank and State Bank of Toledo and add Penny Tyynismaa as Board President at both banks.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to authorize the Board President and/or Superintendent to Issue and Approve Special Education Contracts.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline, to approve the following individuals as Level I and Level II investigators.  Level I –Stacy Stull, Kris Collins,  Roy Frakes, Brent Bagnall, Ben Adams, Scott Bolen, Dan Lopez, Brett Karkosh, Melanie Kemper, Anita Townsley, Leah Fonua  Level II – Ahlers & Cooney Law Firm or other designated source.

Jeff Berger – Level I  (Alternate).  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Houghton to table the Varsity Wrestling Team Tournament Proposal until more information can be obtained.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Kline, to approve the overnight trip list from the Activities Department.  All Ayes

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the STC Geekery Club with Daniel Kass, STC H.S. math teacher, as the sponsor.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the addendum and contract between Iowa Valley Community College District and South Tama School District for college courses.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Houghton, second by Kline to approve the School-Based Mental Health Services agreement with Center Associates.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Dvorak to approve the list of anticipated high school fundraisers by the Athletic Department.

 

Superintendent Berger discussed with the Board the high School Addition Dedication Plaque and the iPad Damage Policy.

 

Superintendent Berger also updated the Board on the Assessment Survey that is on the website and upcoming trainings that are available for the Board to attend.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Lekin to adjourn the meeting at 6:45 p.m.   All Ayes.

 

Penny Tyynismaa, Board President                  Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

Regular Meeting - August 28, 2017

posted Aug 29, 2017, 7:34 AM by Mary Boege

REGULAR SESSION

OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE

COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SOUTH TAMA COUNTY

 

The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on August 28, 2017 in Regular Session at the Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.

 

On call of the roll the following were present:  Alan Kline, Penny Tyynismaa,  Jackie Dvorak, Michelle Yuska and Mark McFate.  Quorum Present.

Also present were: Jeff Berger, Mary Boege,  Joyce Wiese and Jon Huebner.

 

Motion by Kline second by Dvorak to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Tyynismaa to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the July 24, 2017, and August 15, 2017 meetings, financials, bills for payment as presented and Early Graduation Requests from V.M, T.M., and M.W.

 

Public Comments - None

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Kline to approve the following personnel requests as presented pending licensure and background checks for new hires.  Aye votes from Dvorak, Kline, McFate and Yuska with Tyynismaa abstaining.  Motion carried.

 

Contracts - Hailee Weiss - HS ELL Associate, Becky Thiessen - MS Student Supervisor, Susan Hallock - MS .5 SpEd Associate, Paddy Richard - PT Van Route Driver

Resignations - Laura Davis - Elem Food Service, Jena Ferneau - Elementary Food Service

Officials - Tiffany Thiessen - MS Volleyball, Kevin Cartier - MS Volleyball

Volunteer Coaches - J.J. Novotny - Football, Justin Suchanek - Weight Room and Football, Hailee Weiss - Cross Country, Doug Stadler - MS Volleyball, Sarah Weierman - HS Volleyball, Larry Fletcher - Basketball, Jake Jacobsen - Basketball, Mike Wedmore - Basketball, Softball, Rick Hopper - MS Basketball, Dan Lopez - Wrestling, Travis Smith - Wrestling, Dale Cruikshank - Wrestling, Brett Karkosh - Wrestling, George Corum - Track, Moises Fonseca - Boy's Soccer, Morgan McFate - Girl's Soccer, Matt Kesl  - MS Baseball.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Dvorak to table the agreement with Iowa Valley Community College District until an updated agreement is presented.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Kline to approve the Fixed Asset Inventory Proposal with Asset Services.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Tyynismaa to approve the Food Service Agreement with Mid-Iowa Community Action for meals for the Tama Head Start Program for the 2017-18 school year.   All Ayes.

 

Superintendent Berger reported to the Board on the need for a part-time Curriculum Director and Special Education Director.  Reviewed the results from the four questions about STC from  the last meeting.  Discussed the need to have a district-wide need assessments done through IASB and Board participation in upcoming IASB activities.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Dvorak to adjourn the meeting at 6:29 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

 

Michelle Yuska, Board President                       Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

Special Session - August 15, 2017

posted Aug 21, 2017, 9:11 AM by Mary Boege

SPECIAL SESSION

OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE

COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SOUTH TAMA COUNTY

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on August 15, 2017, for Special Session at the Administration Building, Tama, Iowa, at 7:34 a.m.

 

On call of the roll the following were present:  Penny Tyynismaa, Michelle Yuska, and Alan Kline by phone.  Absent: Mark McFate and Jackie Dvorak.  Quorum Present. Also present: Jeff Berger, Connie Cooper and Jon Huebner.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Kline to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.

 

Public Comments-None

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Kline to approve the following personnel requests as presented pending licensure and background checks for new hires.  All Ayes.

 

Contracts:  Calvin Todd Dale – Partnership Center Teacher, Andrea Rutledge -District Wide Certified Substitute, Dorothy Dot Kendall – Elementary .5 Preschool Associate, Kathleen Ohrt, Elementary .5 Title I, Jennifer Surrett – Elementary .5 Family School Liaison, Katie Haughey – Middle School .5 Sp Ed Associate, Debra Hoskey – Middle School .5 Sp Ed Associate, Dixie Forcht – Large Group Speech, Marsha Keahna – 7th Grade M.S. Head Girls Basketball, Andrea Rutledge – Asst. M.S. 8th Grade Volleyball, Stacy Moore – M.S. Concessions, Stan Upah – Asst. H.S. Varsity Volleyball, Calvin Todd Dale, Head M.S. 8th Grade Football, Aaron Yuska, Asst. H.S. Boys Basketball, Dustin Peska, Head H.S. Varsity Boys Basketball, Calvin Todd Dale, Head H.S. Varsity Girls Basketball, Joe Illingworth – Asst. H.S. Girls Track, Calvin Todd Dale – Head M.S. 8th Boys Track.

 

Resignations: Lindsey Johnson, Preschool Educ. Aide, Aaron Yuska – M.S. 7th Boys Basketball.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Kline to approve the personnel requests. All Ayes.

 

Superintendent Berger updated the board on the need for future conversations about a curriculum coordinator and special ed coordinator.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Kline to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 a.m. All Ayes.

 

 

Michelle Yuska, Board President                           Acting Board Secretary,

                                                                                Connie Cooper

Regular Board Meeting - July 24, 2017

posted Jul 25, 2017, 7:32 AM by Mary Boege   [ updated Jul 25, 2017, 8:58 AM ]

REGULAR SESSION

OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE

COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SOUTH TAMA COUNTY

 

The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on July 24, 2017 in Regular Session at the Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.

 

On call of the roll the following were present:  Alan Kline, Penny Tyynismaa,  Jackie Dvorak, Michelle Yuska and Mark McFate.  Quorum Present.

Also present were: Jeff Berger, Mary Boege,  Joyce Wiese and Jon Huebner.

 

Motion by Kline second by Tyynismaa to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Kline to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the June 19, 2017, June  30, 2017 and July 10, 2017 meetings, financials and bills for payment as presented.

 

Public Comments - None

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Kline to approve the following personnel requests as presented pending licensure for new hires.  All Ayes

 

Contracts - Noah Schmelzer - HS Social Studies, Jennifer Brown - HS Cook, Katherine Murphy - Model Teacher, Levi Hunerdosse - Fall Event Coordinator, Mahnaz Shojaie - HS ELL, Joseph Illingworth - HS Spec Ed.

Transfers - Christy Hammond from HS Teacher - Partnership Center to MS STEM Teacher.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa , second by Dvorak to approve the Open Enrollment Out request to CAM Academy.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Tyynismaa to approve the final reading of Board Policy 404.01 Licensed Employees-Recruitment and Selection.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the final reading of Board Policy 403.20 Licensed Employee Qualifications, Recruitment, Selection.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Tyynismaa to approve the final reading of Board Policy 403.50 Licensed Employee Salary Schedule.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the Hiring Manual for Classified Staff.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by McFate, second by Kline to approve the Hiring Manual for Certified & Coaching Staff.   All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline second by Tyynismaa to approve the Anti-Bullying/Anti-Harassment & Hazing & Discrimination Policies and Forms Handbook.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Dvorak to approve the extended bid from last year for bread from Bimbo Bakery.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Kline to accept the milk bid from Anderson Erickson for the 2017-18 school year.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Dvorak to approve the School Nutrition Program application for School Year 2017-2018 .  All Ayes.

 

Superintendent Berger reported to the Board on the meetings that he has had the first two weeks on the job and had the Board list their priorities and concerns for the district.

 

Mark McFate gave his letter of resignation from the Board of Directors representing District 2 effective in September after the School Board Election. 
 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Dvorak to adjourn the meeting at 6:51 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

 

Michelle Yuska, Board President                       Mary Boege, Board Secretary

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