OREGON BOARD OF EDUCATION
5721 SEAMAN ROAD
OREGON, OHIO 43616
CLAY HIGH SCHOOL
November 12, 2008
I. CALL TO ORDER—PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO FLAG
II. MOMENT OF SILENCE
III. ROLL CALL OF THE BOARD
IV. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AT BOARD MEETINGS
All meetings of the Board are open to the public.
In order for the Board to fulfill its obligation to complete the planned agenda in an effective and efficient fashion, a maximum of 30 minutes of public participation may be permitted at each meeting.
The only restriction placed on speaking by the Board of Education is that no speaker may discuss personnel issues or any specific personality in a public meeting of the Board of Education.
Each person addressing the Board shall give his/her name and address. If several people wish to speak, each person is allotted three minutes until the total time of 30 minutes is used. During that period, no person may speak twice until all who desire to speak have had the opportunity to do so. Persons desiring more time should follow the procedure of the Board to be placed on the regular agenda. The period of public participation may be extended by a vote of the majority of the Board.
Please be advised that this meeting is being audio taped and will be available on the district website.
V. STUDENT/STAFF/COMMUNITY RECOGNITION
The Board and Administration would like to recognize the following teachers:
Lisa Stevens, Physical Education Instructor at Fassett Middle School. Ms. Stevens has been selected as the Secondary Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the Ohio Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, and
Dennis Slotnick, science instructor, was selected as the Teacher of the Month for October by BCSN.
Jason Toth, Bostleman, will update the board on our construction projects.
VII. BOARD OF EDUCATION COMMITTEE REPORTS (if needed)
A. BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS/TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
Richard Gabel, Chair
B. CURRICULUM/BOARD POLICY COMMITTEE
Diane Karoly, Chair
C. EXTRACURRICULAR/SCHOOL SUPPORT COMMITTEE
Betty Carstensen, Chair
D. FINANCIAL/APPROPRIATIONS AND BUDGET COMMITTEE/COMMUNITY LIAISON
Eric Heintschel, Chair
Jeffrey Ziviski, Member
E. PERSONNEL COMMITTEE
Jeffrey Ziviski, Chair
VIII. TREASURER’S REPORT
A. Approval of Minutes for October
B. Treasurer’s Report and Payment of Bills
C. Approval of Five-Year Forecast
IX. EXECUTIVE SESSION
The Board will enter into Executive Session for the purpose:
to consider the appointment of a public employee or official.
to consider the employment of public employee or official.
to consider the dismissal of a public employee or official.
to consider the discipline of public employee or official.
to consider the promotion of a public employee or official
to consider the demotion of a public employee or official
to consider the compensation of a public employee or official
to consider the investigation of charges or complaints against a public employee, official, licensee, or student.
to consider the purchase of property for public purposes.
to consider the sale of property at competitive bidding.
to confer with an attorney for the board of education concerning disputes involving the board that are the subject of pending or imminent court action.
to prepare for negotiations or bargaining sessions with public employees concerning their compensation or other terms and conditions of their employment.
to conduct negotiations or bargaining sessions with public employees concerning their compensation or other terms and conditions of their employment.
to review negotiations or bargaining sessions with public employees concerning their compensation or other terms and conditions of their employment.
to consider matters required to be kept confidential by federal law or regulations or state statutes.
to discuss details relative to the security arrangements and emergency response protocols for the board of education.
X. CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS (Items A-B):
Are there any items that members of the Board wish to pull from the regular meeting consent agenda? (If a member requests an item be pulled, it will be voted on separately.)
Hearing none, a motion is needed to vote on the consent agenda items.
Discussion (if any) and roll call vote.
A. Certificated Staff Changes
1. The following administrative assignment is recommended for approval:
a. Dean Sandwisch, Interim Business Manager, salary in accordance with administrative salary schedule.
2. The following individuals are recommended for employment:
a. Amanda Ulrich, Title 1 Tutor, Coy Elementary School, December 1, 2008 through May 4, 2009, 3 hours per day, $23.00 per hour.
b. Melissa Owens, Title 1 Tutor, Coy Elementary School, December 1, 2008 through May 4, 2009, 3 hours per day, $23.00 per hour.
c. Colleen Zatko, Title 1 Tutor, Coy Elementary School, December 1, 2008 through May 4, 2009, 3 hours per day, $23.00 per hour.
3. The following individual is recommended for employment in the Oregon Career & Technology Education programs for the 2008 session. The following will be compensated based on the total number of hours worked. Proper documentation is required.
a. Valerie Isbell
Public Safety Instructor
November 12, 2008 through June 30, 2009
$15.00 per hour, not to exceed 50 hours and $19.00 per hour, not to exceed 50 hours
b. Billie Duffer
Dental Office Instructor
November 12, through December 31, 2008
$16.00 per hour, not to exceed 100 hours
4. The following substitutes are recommended for employment for the 2008-09 school year:
a. Jason Halka
b. David Klein
c. Dennis Saldusky
B. Classified Staff Changes
1. The following leave of absence is recommended for approval:
a. Cheryl Walsh, bus driver and cafeteria worker, effective December 3, 2008 through December 3, 2009.
2. The following individuals are recommended for employment:
a. Michael Screptock, assistant wrestling coach, Fassett Middle School, no experience, salary $3,090.00.
b. Tony Resendez, assistant wrestling coach, Eisenhower Middle School, no experience, salary $3,090.00.
3. The following persons are recommended for employment as Clay High School athletic contest workers:
a. $20.00 per game worked
1. Sandy Huber, boys’ and girls’ freshman basketball, scoreboard*
2. Sharon Winslow, boys’ and girls’ freshman basketball, scoreboard*
3. Diane Deem, boys’ and girls’ freshman basketball, ticket taker/seller
b. $25.00 per game worked
1. Kathy Jeskey, varsity and JV boys' basketball, ticket taker/seller
2. Dolores Jeskey, varsity and JV boys' basketball, ticket taker/seller
3. Nate Quigg, varsity and JV boys’ basketball, scoreboard*
4. Christopher Klosterman, varsity and JV boys’ basketball, scoreboard*
5. Diane Deem, varsity and JV girls’ basketball ticket taker/seller
6. Beth Kohler, varsity and JV girls’ basketball, scoreboard*
7. Linda Rossler, varsity and JV girls’ basketball, scoreboard*
8. Diane Deem, varsity and JV wrestling ticket taker/seller
9. Nicole Roach, varsity and JV wrestling scoreboard
c. Substitute Workers, as needed
1. Marcia Brescol
2. David Hess
3. Sandy Huber
4. Chris Klosterman
5. Traci Lewis
6. Nicole Miller
7. Nicole Roach
8. Mary Tucker
9. Sharon Winslow
4. The following substitutes are recommended for employment during the 2008-09 school year:
1. Lawrence Adams
b. Educational Aide/Paraprofessional/Monitor
1. Gloria Lawson
1. Lawrence Adams
XI. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
A. Senior Citizens’ Luncheon
The Oregon City Schools will host their annual Senior Citizens’ Luncheon on Thursday, December 11, at 11:30 a.m. in the Clay High School gym.
XII. NEW BUSINESS
A. Resolution for Federal Compliance/Compliance Officer
The Oregon City School District complies with federal laws which prohibit discrimination in programs and activities receiving federal assistance in Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibiting discrimination on the basis of handicap, and
Whereas the Board of Education has previously committed to comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504, and its implementing regulations including investigation, and Board Policy ACAA and ACAA-R,
Now, therefore, be it resolved, by the Oregon City School Board of Education, that James Kanable, Assistant Superintendent, shall be the district Title IX and Section 504 Compliance Coordinator, Sex Equity Director, and Sexual Harassment Grievance Officer.
It is recommended that this resolution be approved.
B. Parental Transportation Contracts
It is recommended that the Board enter into parental transportation contracts with the following:
1. Mr. and Mrs. Doug Hoffman, 8780 Cedar Point Road, Curtice, Ohio to transport their children, Brynn and Brooke Hoffman, to and from Gesu School in Toledo, Ohio.
2. Ms. Elizabeth Kish, 2317 Burnside Avenue, Oregon, Ohio to transport her daughter, Alivia Kish, to and from All Saints Catholic School in Rossford, Ohio.
C. Thank Ministers
The Administration would like to thank the many local ministers who gave their time and talents to assist staff and students with the recent tragedies. Their continued support is greatly appreciated.
1. BP made a $500 donation to Wynn Elementary School to be used toward wireless keyboards. This donation was pursued by Elaine Tomlinson, a Wynn parent and BP employee.
2. St. Paul Episcopal Church donated $1,000 to Coy Elementary School and $1,000 to Fassett Middle School.
It is recommended that the Board accept these donations. Thank you letters have been sent.
E. Courses of Study
The following Career & Technology Courses of Study are submitted for approval:
1. Culinary Arts
2. Dental Technologies
3. Hospitality Job Training
5. Medical Technologies
6. Programming and Computer Simulations
A copy of each Course of Study will be available at the Board meeting.
F. Disposal of Equipment/Materials
It has been requested that the following items be removed from the district inventory:
a. Eisenhower Middle School
1. 1 Xerox Copier, serial no. 3DG-028400, Oregon numbers 1991 and 1197
b. Starr Elementary School
1. 2 Pioneer Laser Disc Player, serial numbers 3930295 and 3952964, Oregon numbers 0470 and 0449
XIII. OLD BUSINESS
A. Safe Route to Schools Resolution
WHEREAS, the United States Congress has set aside monies for Safe Routes to School Projects, through the State of Ohio, Department of Transportation, to encourage or enable children in grades K-8, including those with disabilities, to walk or ride their bikes to school; and,
WHEREAS, the City of Oregon is submitting a second request for Safe Routes to School funds to the Ohio State Department of Transportation, for a Safe Routes to School project for the programs stated purposes to enable and encourage school children in grades K – 8, including those with disabilities, to walk and bicycle to school; to make bicycling and walking to school a safer and more appealing transportation alternative, thereby encouraging a healthy and active lifestyle from an early age; and to facilitate the planning, development , and implementation of projects and activities that will improve safety and reduce traffic, fuel consumption, and air pollution within two miles of Fassett Midddle School, Coy Elementary School and Starr Elementary School,
WHEREAS, a comprehensive Safe Routes to School Travel Plan has been developed through the guidelines of the National Safe Routes To School (SRTS) Program for Fassett Middle School, Starr Elementary School, and Coy Elementary School; and,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Oregon City Schools Board of Education supports the City of Oregon in applying for a SRTS grant to facilitate the planning, development, education, and implementation of projects and activities that will improve safety in the vicinity of our schools.
XIV. ANNOUNCEMENT OF SPECIAL AND REGULAR MONTHLY MEETINGS
The next regular meeting is 6:00 p.m. on December 9 in the Clay High School Library.