MIAMI EAST LOCAL SCHOOLS

BOARD BITS

 

Review of January 23, 2007

Regular Board Meeting

 

Brad Burton, board president, called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m., held in room 602 at Miami East Junior High School. The country was honored by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call was taken with board members Brad Burton, Mark Davis, Rusty Miller, Lucy Taylor, and Harold Brumfield in attendance.

Also in attendance were: Matt Roth, staff member; Marie Carity, staff member; Brent Carity, spouse; Patrick Cooley, Troy Daily Newspaper; and Doug Page, Dayton Daily Newspaper.

 

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GOOD NEWS RECOGNITION:

 

��������� The Miami East Board of Education recognized Marie Carity who has successfully completed all necessary requirements and assessments to attain the status of a National Board Certified Teacher. Mrs. Carity becomes only the third Miami East staff member, currently teaching, to earn this prestigious distinction. The other two staff members in the district that are also National Board Certified are Rhea Kirk and Janet Taylor. The National Board Certification process requires a tremendous amount of time and effort and the BOE recognized and congratulated Mrs. Carity for this accomplishment.

 

 

 

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TREASURERS REPORT:

 

A.     Approval of the minutes of the December 19, 2006 regular board

meeting, and the January 9, 2007 special (re-organizational) board meeting as

presented by the treasurer.

 

B. Approval of the financial statements for December, 2006, as

presented by the treasurer.

 

OTHER:

 

- SCHOOL FINANCE Newsletter -

 

-                      Audit Update Mr. Sommer shared with the BOE that the final audit update and report will be finalized in the next few weeks.

 

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Mr. Brumfield requested a motion to go to executive session for the purpose of discussing employment of personnel.

 

SUPERINTENDENTS REPORT:

NEW BUSINESS:

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EMPLOYMENT ITEMS:

 

1.       Approval of acceptance of Pat Fraleys letter of resignation,
effective
February 2, 2007.

2. Approval of an additional classified sub for the 2006-07 school

year as follows:

 

Mary Ann Bick Aide & Clerical

 

3. Approval of acceptance of Ellen Snells letter of resignation, as a
Reading Intervention Tutor, effective
December 21, 2006.

 

4. Approval of Rosmary Cao, as a Reading Intervention Tutor, at
the approved tutor rate of pay, on an as needed basis for the 2006-07 school year
only, submitted per time sheet on a weekly basis beginning January 9, through
May 11, 2007.

 

5.       Approval of the following supplemental contracts for the 2006-07

school year:

HIGH SCHOOL

High School Head Girls Track Coach Megan Noll Step 2

High School Asst. Track Coach Meghan Arnold Step 3

High School Volunteer Softball Coach John Streb

JR. HIGH

Jr. High Asst. Track Coach Jennifer Ziegenbusch Step 2

 

6. Approval of sub teachers who have been approved by the
Miami County Educational Service Center and on file in the central
office. These are all on an as needed basis for the 2006-07 school year.
The board-approved rate of pay has been set at $75.00 per day through
10th consecutive day and $83.00 per day from 11th day through 60 days in
the same position, then placed on beginning salary schedule.

 

 

B. LATE ARRIVAL FOR JUNIORS AND SENIORS DURING ADMINISTRATION

OF OGT:

 

Approval of Miami East High Schools request to allow Juniors and Seniors to arrive two hours late during the administration of the Ohio Graduation Test during the week of March 12 -16, 2007.

 

 

 

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8. OTHER INFORMATIONAL/DISCUSSION ITEMS:

- The Board- Getting the Most from Outside Consultants.

 

- Miami East Athletic Hall of Fame Purpose and Guidelines Information. Board members
received the draft of the proposed creation of an Athletic Hall of Fame. Mr. Rappold
recognized Mr. Donaldsons efforts in
gathering information and putting together the
guidelines presented. The guidelines were shared with the BOE in the hope of placing
them on a future BOE agenda for formal approval.

 

- Reading/Language Arts Textbook selection guide & procedures. Mr. Rappold shared
with the BOE the status of the
textbook selection committee. Mr. Rappold recognized
staff members across the district that has already begun the process of reviewing
textbooks. The high school English teachers are planning on meeting Saturday to review
textbooks, the junior high staff has made contact with a representative that will be
visiting in the next month, and the elementary staff met Monday afternoon. Mr. Rappold
wishes to have the textbooks selected and placed on the agenda for BOE approval in
April.

 

- Presentation of certificates in recognition of School Board Recognition Month. Mr.
Rappold and Mr.
Roth, MEEA President, presented the board members with certificates
of appreciation in recognition of school board recognition month. In addition, the
MEEA provided snacks and refreshments for all in attendance along with cards of
appreciation.

 

 

9. BOARD MEMBERS COMMENTS:

 

- Mrs. Taylor requested information regarding the Ohio General Assemblys potential
legislation regarding the legislated Health Care pooling. Mrs. Taylor asked if any new
information is distributed regarding the Health Care Pooling to be shared with the
BOE.

 

 

 

10. ADJOURNMENT: The Miami East BOE Meeting adjourned at 8:05 p.m.

 

 

 

NEXT MEETING

MIAMI EAST K-8 SCHOOL

February 20, 2007

7:00 P.M.