Executive Board Minutes:

 

 

January 17, 2017 Minutes

January 16, 2018 Minutes

February 14, 2017 Minutes

February 20, 2018 Minutes

March 21, 2017 Minutes

March 20, 2018 Minutes

April 18, 2017 Minutes

April 17, 2018 Minutes

May 16, 2017 Minutes

June 19, 2018 Minutes

June 15, 2017 Minutes

July 17, 2018 Minutes

July 18, 2017 Minutes

 

August 24, 2017 Minutes

 

September 19, 2017 Minutes

 

October 17, 2017 Minutes

 

November 21, 2017 Minutes

 

December 14, 2017 Minutes

 

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††† January 17, 2017

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday January 17, 2017.The meeting was held at Kingdom Seed Ministries, 118 S. Ninth Street, Mt. Vernon, IL. Chairman Smith called the meeting to order at 9:00a.m.Roll call was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established. All listed Executive Board members were physically present.

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

Erik Estill, Rome #2††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kelly Clark, Akin #91

Aaron Mattox, Benton #103†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† George Wilkerson, Zeigler-Royalton #188

Richard Towers, Christopher #99††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174†††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† Jay Goble, Benton #47††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford Unit #318

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† †††††††††††††† Brian Brink, McClellan #12

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82 ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Terry Milt, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5 ††††††††††††††

Alan Estes, Waltonville #1†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115†††† ††††††††††††††

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mike Smith, Mt. Vernon #201

Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99

Stuart Parks, Spring Garden #178††

Mark Zahm, Summersville #79

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Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guests: None

Kimberly Byars, Director, FJSPED #801

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Melanie Trone, Asst. Director, FJSPED #801

Laura Langley, Asst. Director, FJSPED #801

 

Consent Agenda:

Jason Henry moved to approve the Consent Agenda. The items assigned to the Consent Agenda were as follows:

 

3 (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of December 15, 2016

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

 

Alan Estes seconded the Motion.Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Jay Goble, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Jason Henry, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Ryan Robinson, Mark Zahm, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Mike Smith, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion:None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel:

†††††††††††††† Administrative Professional:

A motion was made by Jason Henry to hire Melissa Furlow as an Administrative Professional, seconded by Jay Goble. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Jay Goble, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Jason Henry, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Ryan Robinson, Mark Zahm, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Mike Smith, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion:None

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

Old Business:

None

 

New Business:

Consider Status of Closed Session minutes and /or destruction of closed session verbatim record audio recordings:

A review of the minutes from June 2016 through December 2016 indicated the Board had no closed session minutes during this time and no audio recordings needed destroyed.No Board action was required for this Agenda item.

 

Consider Policies to recommend to Governing Board:

The Policy Committee reviewed the updates to the following policies and recommended the changes to be approved:

i.††† 2.125†† Board Member Expenses

ii.†† 5.60†††† General Personnel Expenses

iii.5:110†† Retirement Incentive

 

A motion was made by Jason Henry, seconded by Alan Estes to approve the changes to the noted policies and recommend to the Governing Board for consideration.The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

 

Consider date for March Governing Board Meeting:

After a brief discussion of possible dates, Chairman Smith set the Governing Board meeting for

March 28, 2017 at the FJSPED office.

 

Directorís Report:

Dr. Byars reminded the Board Excess Cost calculations are due to her by January 17, 2017.

 

Other:

†††††††††††††† None

 

Adjournment:

At 9:08 a.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Ryan Robinson.

 

†††††††††††††† The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

_________________________________†††††††††††††††††††† _____________________________

††† Mike Smith, Chairman†††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† Richard Towers, Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† †††February 14, 2017

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. The meeting was held in the Conference Room at the Franklin-Jefferson Counties Special Education Office, Benton, IL.In the absence of Chairman Smith,

Vice Chairman Henry called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. Roll was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established.All listed Executive Board Members were physically present.

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

Alan Estes, Waltonville #1††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kelly Clark, Akin #91

Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Terry Milt, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5††††††††††††††

Stuart Parks, Spring Garden #178††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Zahm, Summersville #79††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Christopher #99††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mike Smith, Mt. Vernon #201††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196 †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford Unit #318††††††††††††††††††† ††††††

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80(9:02)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††† †††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††George Wilkerson, Zeigler-Royalton #188†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115††††††††††††††††††††††††

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209

Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99

Aaron Mattox, Benton #103†††††††††††

Jay Goble, Benton #47

Brian Brink, McClellan #12

Erik Estill, Rome #2

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Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guest:

Kimberly Byars, Director, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ron Daniels, ROE #13

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Laura Langley, Asst. Director, FJSPED #801

 

 

Consent Agenda:

Richard Towers moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included:

3 (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of January 17, 2017

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

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Stuart Parks seconded the Motion.Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Jay Goble, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Kristin Ing, Chris Grant

George Wilkerson, Jason Henry, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Ryan Robinson, Brian Brink, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Dave Larkin

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel:

Maternity Leave Request:

A motion was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Craig Kujawa to approve the maternity leave request of Jera Pieper, School Psychologist.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

Old Business:None

 

New Business:

Consider Interagency Agreement between Mt. Vernon #80 Pre-School and FJSPED #801:

A motion to approve the annual Interagency Agreement between Mt. Vernon Dist. #80 Pre-School and FJSPED #801 was made by George Wilkerson, seconded by Aaron Mattox. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting in favor: Jay Goble, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Kristin Ing, Chris Grant

George Wilkerson, Jason Henry, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Ryan Robinson, Brian Brink, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Dave Larkin, Aletta Lawrence.

 

Voting against the motion:None

 

Motion carried.

 

Consider FJSPED Staff to conduct Child Find Screenings:

A motion to approve FJSPED staff to conduct Child Find activities on the Districtsí behalf was made by Jay Goble, seconded by Stuart Parks.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

Directorís Report:††

Dr. Byars discussed the three separate court cases that the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing, with rulings expected by summer.Dr. Byars also notified the Board of the email response she had received from Senator Durbin in response to her email to him voicing her concern over the appointment of

Betsy DeVos as Secretary of the Department of Education, in light of her lack of knowledge of special education law.Finally, excess cost calculations that were billed by Ms. Kelley on behalf of the Districts last summer were discussed.

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Other:††

Dr. Henry reminded the Board of the Governing Board Meeting on March 28, 2017 at FJSPED at 6:30p.m.

 

Adjournment:

At 9:08 a.m. a motion to adjourn was made by George Wilkerson, seconded by Alan Estes.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

_________________________________†††††††††††††††††††† ____________________________________

Jason Henry, Vice Chairman††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

††††††††††††††† Franklin and Jefferson Counties††††††††††

 

 

 

 

 

Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††† March 21, 2017

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. The meeting was held in a meeting room at Kingdom Seed Ministries in Mt. Vernon, IL. Chairman Smith called the meeting to order at 9:03 a.m. Roll was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established.All listed Executive Board Members were physically present.

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196(9:07)††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Richard Towers, Christopher #99†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Brian Brink, McClellan #12†††††††††††† ††† Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††† Kelly Clark, Akin #91

Aaron Mattox, Benton High #103††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115††††††††††††††† Jay Goble, Benton #47††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Stuart Parks, Spring Garden #178

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99

Erik Estill, Rome #2††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Terry Milt, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5†††† Mark Zahm, Summersville #79†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford #318

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80

Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174

George Wilkerson, Zeigler-Royalton #188

Alan Estes, Waltonville Unit #1

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82

Mike Smith, Mt. Vernon #201

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Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guests:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Kimberly Byars, Director, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kevin Westall, Bluford #318

Melanie Trone, Asst. Director, FJSPED #801

Laura Langley, Asst. Director, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801††††

 

Consent Agenda:

Dave Larkin moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included:

 

3 (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of February 14, 2017

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

†††

Erik Estill seconded the Motion. Dr. Smith called for any discussion.There was no further discussion. Dr. Smith called for a voice vote. Upon roll being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Jay Goble, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant,

George Wilkerson, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Ryan Robinson, Mark Zahm, Aletta Lawrence,

Craig Kujawa, Mike Smith, Dave Larkin

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

Personnel:

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Hiring of Personnel:

A motion to hire Tiffany Hargrove as a paraprofessional was made by Alan Estes, seconded by Chris Grant. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Jay Goble, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant,

George Wilkerson, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Ryan Robinson, Mark Zahm, Aletta Lawrence,

Craig Kujawa, Mike Smith, Dave Larkin

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

A motion to hire Janis Rexing as a paraprofessional was made by George Wilkerson, seconded by Jay Goble. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Jay Goble, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant,

George Wilkerson, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Ryan Robinson, Mark Zahm, Aletta Lawrence,

Craig Kujawa, Mike Smith, Dave Larkin

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

A motion to hire Amy Weaver as a Counselor was made by Aaron Mattox, seconded by

Mark Zahm. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Jay Goble, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant,

George Wilkerson, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Ryan Robinson, Mark Zahm, Aletta Lawrence,

Craig Kujawa, Mike Smith, Dave Larkin, Jason Henry.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Old Business:

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None

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New Business:†††

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Approve Infinitec Renewal:

A motion to approve the renewal of the contract with Infinitec as presented was made by

Dave Larkin, seconded by Aletta Lawrence. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Jay Goble, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant,

George Wilkerson, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Ryan Robinson, Mark Zahm, Aletta Lawrence,

Craig Kujawa, Mike Smith, Dave Larkin, Jason Henry.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

 

Consider Contract with Blackboard Webpage Service:

A motion to approve the Contract with Blackboard for our Webpage hosting was made by

Aaron Mattox, seconded by Craig Kujawa. A roll call vote was taken.

Voting for the Motion: Jay Goble, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant,

George Wilkerson, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Ryan Robinson, Mark Zahm, Aletta Lawrence,

Craig Kujawa, Mike Smith, Dave Larkin, Jason Henry.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Consider Agreement with Clearwave Fiber Internet Service:

A motion to approve the agreement with Clearwave Fiber Internet Service for internet access was made by George Wilkerson, seconded by Ryan Robinson. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Jay Goble, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant,

George Wilkerson, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Ryan Robinson, Mark Zahm, Aletta Lawrence,

Craig Kujawa, Mike Smith, Dave Larkin, Jason Henry.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

†††††††††††††† Extended School Year Services:

A motion to authorize Dr. Byars to employ personnel to conduct extended school year services for summer 2017 was made by Alan Estes, seconded by Dave Larkin. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Jay Goble, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant,

George Wilkerson, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Ryan Robinson, Mark Zahm, Aletta Lawrence,

Craig Kujawa, Mike Smith, Dave Larkin, Jason Henry.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Directorís Report:

Dr. Byars reminded the Board of Timely, Meaningful Consultation that would be conducted on behalf of the Member Districts at the FJSPED Office in Benton on April 27, 2017 at 9:00. The FJSPED office staff will continue contacting each District for names of Home Schooled or Privately Placed students that are or may be eligible for special education services.She reminded the Districts to send payroll records for payment for subgrants.Dr. Byars announced the annual Needs Assessment will open April 2, 2017.A link will be sent for staff to access.Finally, Dr. Byars informed the Board she was the recipient of the 2017 IAASE Berto Leadership Award, along with the Region 6 Leadership award for 2017.

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Other:

Dr. Smith reminded the Board of the Governing Board meeting scheduled for March 28, 2017 at 6:30 at the FJSPED office.

 

Adjournment:

At 9:16 a.m. a motion to adjourn was made by George Wilkerson, seconded by Dave Larkin.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

_________________________________†††††††††††††††††††† ____________________________________

Mike Smith, Chairman††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Secretary

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

 

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††† April 18, 2017

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. The meeting was held in the Conference Room of the Franklin-Jefferson Counties Special Education Dist #801, Benton, IL, with Chairman Mike Smith presiding. At 9:00 a.m. roll was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established.All listed Executive Board members were physically present.

 

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

George Wilkerson, Zeigler-Royalton #188†††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford Unit 318

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3†††††††††

Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174†† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Brian Brink, McClellan #12††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kelly Clark, Akin #91

Aaron Mattox, Benton High #103††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209

Alan Estes, Waltonville #1††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jay Goble, Benton Grade #47

Erik Estill, Rome #2††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Stuart Parks, Spring Garden Unit #178††††††††††††††

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Zahm, Summersville #79

Richard Towers, Christopher #99†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Mike Smith, Mt. Vernon High #201††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99†††††††††

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Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guests:

Kimberly Byars, Director, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† None

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801

Laura Langley, Asst. Director, FJSPED #801

Melanie Trone, Asst. Director, FJSPED #801

 

 

Consent Agenda:

 

Craig Kujawa moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included:

 

3 (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of March 21, 2017

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

†††

Alan Estes seconded the Motion.Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Brian Brink, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, George Wilkerson, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Kristin Ing, Mike Smith, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers,

Ryan Robinson, Alan Estes.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel:

†††††††††††††† Acknowledge Resignation:

A motion to acknowledge the resignation of Brandon Romani, was made by Brian Brink, seconded by Kristin Ing.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

 

†††††††††††††† Approve Personnel:

A motion to approve Jera Pieper, Director, beginning October 13, 2017 was made by

Jason Henry, seconded by George Wilkerson. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Brian Brink, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, George Wilkerson, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Kristin Ing, Mike Smith, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers,

Ryan Robinson, Alan Estes.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Old Business:

None

 

New Business:

††††††††††††† None

 

Directorís Report:

Dr. Byars reminded the Board of Timely, Meaningful Consultation would be held, on behalf of the Districts, on April 27, 2017 at 9:00 in the Conference Room.All Administrators are welcome to attend.Child Find requirements were reviewed along with the number of students that were screened this year.

 

A Back to School Administratorsí Academy was included in the packet.Dr. Byars noted CPDUís will also be given and all special education teachers and staff should attend.

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Other:

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the KSM in Mt. Vernon, IL.

 

Adjournment:

 

†††††††††††††† At 9:09 a.m. A motion to adjourn was made by George Wilkerson, seconded by Aaron Mattox.

 

†††††††††††††† The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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_________________________________†††††††††††††††††††† _____________________________

Mike Smith, Chairman†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Secretary

 

 

 

Special Education District Fmn`klinandJefferson Counties

 

 

 

 

Executive Board Minutes††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† May 16, 2017

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. The meeting was held in a meeting room at Kingdom Seed Ministries in Mt. Vernon, IL. In the absence ofChainnan Smith, Vice-Chairman, Dr. Jason Henry called the meeting to order at 9:09 a.m. Roll was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established. All listed Executive Board Members were physically present.

 


 

Executive Board Present: Aaron Mattox, Benton #103 Jay Goble, Benton #47

Richard Towers, Christopher #99 Stuart Parks, Spring Garden #178 Erik Estill, Rome #2

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82

Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6 Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80 Brian Brink, McClellan #12

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209 Mark Zahm, Summersville #79 Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

 

Administrative Staff:

Kimberly Byars, Director, FJSPED #801 Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801 Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801 Melanie Trone, Asst. Director, FJSPED #80 I Laura Langley, Asst. Director, FJSPED #801


 

ExecutiveBoard Absent:

Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5 George Wilkerson, Zeigler-Royalton #188 Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern#115

Brock Harris, Bluford Unit #318 Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174 Kelly Clark,Akin #91

Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99 Gina llbery, Field #3

Alan Estes,Waltonville #1

Mike Smith,Mt. VernonHigh #201

 

 

 

Guests:


 

 

Consent Agenda:

Dave Larkinmoved to approve the ConsentAgenda,whichincluded: 3 (a) Approvethe Minutes of RegularMeeting of April18, 2017

(b) Approve the Payment of Bills

(c)  Approve the Treasurer's Report

 

RichardTowers secondedthe Motion.†† Uponroll callbeing called the following vote was recorded:


 

Personnel:

Hiring of Personnel:

A motion to hire Airika Galli, LBSl Teacher was made by Brian Brink, seconded by Craig Kujawa. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Jay Goble, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Ryan Robinson, Brian Brink, Mark Zahm, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Stuart Parks, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion: None Motion Carried.

AcknowledgeResignation:

A motion to accept the resignation from James Munds and Mike Neilsson, LBSl teachers was madeby Aaron Mattox, seconded by Jay Goble.

 

The motion carried with a voice of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

Old Business:

None

 

New Business:

Consider Collaborative Agreement with BCMW Head Start:

A motion to approve the Collaborative Agreement with BCMW Head Start and FJSPED was made by Stuart Parks, seconded by Aletta Lawrence. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Jay Goble, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Ryan Robinson, Brian Brink, Mark Zahm, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Stuart Parks, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion: None Motion Carried.

Consider Contract Renewal with Brecht's Database Solutions:

A motion to approve the renewal contract Brecht's Data Solutions was made by StuartParks, seconded by Erik Estill. A roll call vote was taken.

Voting for the Motion: Jay Goble, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Ryan Robinson, Brian Brink, Mark Zahm, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Stuart Parks, Dave Larkin.


Director's Report:

Dr. Byars reminded the Board to send the appropriate resolutions or minutes for appointment of Governing Board Member for his/her District. Dr. Byars explained the current "Endrew F." Supreme Court Case, noting schools must provide a "merely more than de minimis" Education Program.

Dr. Byars announced a few schools had received Timely Meaningful Consultation Audits and the proper paperwork would be sent in by the Office, with a copy to the Superintendents of the schools affected. School Districts not meeting Maintenance of Efforts would need to complete the Exceptionto MOE pages and return to Dr. Byars by May 31, 2017. Dr. Byarsalso announcedsheplansto renew the I-Ready program for FY18, contingent upon funding.


There will be a Special Governing Board Meeting May 22, 2017 at the Franklin & Jefferson Counties Special Education Office, 409 E Park, Benton, IL at 6:30 P.M.

 

Adjournment:

At 9:18 a.m. A motion to adjourn was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Aaron Mattox. The motion carried with a voice of all ayes, with nays being none.


 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

 

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††† June 15, 2017

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, June 15, 2017. The meeting was held in the Conference Room of the Franklin-Jefferson Counties Special Education Dist #801, Benton, IL, with Vice-Chairman Jason Henry presiding, due to the absence of Chairman Smith. At 9:00 a.m. roll was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established.All listed Executive Board members were physically present.

 

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

Kelly Clark, Akin #91††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† †††††††††††† †††††††††††††† Jay Goble, Benton #47

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3†††††††††

Richard Towers, Christopher #99†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Brian Brink, McClellan #12†††††††††††† ††††††††††††††

Aaron Mattox, Benton High #103††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† George Wilkerson, ZR Unit #188

Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209

Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford Unit #318

Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Alan Estes, Waltonville #1

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

Stuart Parks, Spring Garden Unit #178††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mike Smith, Mt. Vernon High #201

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Zahm, Summersville #79††††††

Erik Estill, Rome #2

Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99

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Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guests:

Kimberly Byars, Director, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† George Hopkins-Vocational Co-op

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Quint Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188†††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801

Laura Langley, Asst. Director, FJSPED #801

Jera Pieper, Supervisor, FJSPED #801

 

 

Election and Appointment of Officers:

†††††††††††††† Vice-Chairman, Jason Henry appointed Director Byars to serve as Temporary Chairman of the †††††††††††††† meeting.

 

With Dr. Byars presiding, nominations were opened for Executive Board Chairperson.

Richard Towers nominated Dr. Jason Henry and moved to close nominations. Aletta Lawrence seconded the motion.The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

Dr. Jason Henry was elected by acclamation.Dr. Henry then presided over the meeting.

 

Dr. Henry then called for nominations for Vice-Chairperson. Richard Towers nominated Ms. Aletta Lawrence and made a motion to close nominations. Chris Grant seconded the motion.The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.Ms. Aletta Lawrence was elected by acclamation.

 

Dr. Henry called for nominations for Secretary.Aletta Lawrence nominated Richard Towers and moved to close nominations.Chris Grant seconded the motion.The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.Richard Towers was elected by acclamation.

 

Dr. Henry called for nominations for Treasurer. Richard Towers nominated Andrea Kelley and moved to close nominations.Chris Grant seconded the motions. The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.Andrea Kelley was elected by acclamation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consent Agenda:

 

Stuart Parks moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included:

 

3 (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of May 16, 2017

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

†††

Kristin Ing seconded the Motion.Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Kelly Clark, Chris Grant, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Jason Henry,

Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Kristin Ing, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers, Ryan Robinson,

Stuart Parks.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel:

†††††††††††††† Acknowledge Resignations:

A motion to acknowledge the resignation of Anthony Hargrove, program assistant, Amelia Byars, Speech Therapist and Airika Galli, LBS1 teacher was made by Aaron Mattox, seconded by

Chris Grant.

 

†††††††††††††† The Motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nayes being none.

 

Hiring of Personnel:

A motion to extend employment to Jon Pullium, Supervisor was made by Aletta Lawrence, seconded by Erik Estill.Upon roll being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Kelly Clark, Chris Grant, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Jason Henry,

Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Kristin Ing, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers, Ryan Robinson,

Stuart Parks.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

A motion to extend employment to Chelsea Steele, Speech Therapist was made by Ryan Robinson, seconded by Aaron Mattox. Upon roll being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Kelly Clark, Chris Grant, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Jason Henry,

Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Kristin Ing, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers, Ryan Robinson,

Stuart Parks.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

A motion to extend employment to Katie Williams, LBS1 Teacher was made by Kristin Ing, seconded by Stuart Parks. Upon roll being called the following vote was recorded.

 

Voting for the Motion: Kelly Clark, Chris Grant, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Jason Henry,

Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Kristin Ing, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers, Ryan Robinson,

Stuart Parks.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

A motion to extend employment to Sara Ellis, LBS1 Teacher was made by Aaron Mattox, seconded by Kelly Clark. Upon roll being called the following vote was recorded.

 

Voting for the Motion: Kelly Clark, Chris Grant, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Jason Henry,

Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Kristin Ing, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers, Ryan Robinson,

Stuart Parks.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Old Business:

None

 

New Business:

††††††††††††† Approve Food Service Agreement with District #80

A motion to approve the Food Service Agreement with District 80, as presented, was made by

Richard Towers, seconded by Erik Estill. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Kelly Clark, Chris Grant, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Jason Henry,

Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Kristin Ing, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers, Ryan Robinson,

Stuart Parks.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Approve Agreement with Tri-County Special Education:

A motion to approve the Agreement with Tri-County Special Education for O & M Services for the 2017-2018 school year, as presented, was made by Kelly Clark, and seconded by Kristin Ing.A roll call vote was taken with the following vote recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Kelly Clark, Chris Grant, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Jason Henry,

Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Kristin Ing, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers, Ryan Robinson,

Stuart Parks.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Approve Agreement with Greenville College:

A motion to approve the Agreement with Greenville College, as presented, was made by Stuart Parks, seconded by Ryan Robinson. The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Approve the Calendar of Executive Board Meeting for 2017-2018:

A motion to approve the 2017-2018 Executive Board Meeting Calendar was made by Aaron Mattox, seconded by Sandra Kabat.The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Approve Education Assessment for 2017-2018:

A motion to approve the proposed Education Assessment, as presented, was made by Kelly Clark, seconded by Chris Grant.A roll call vote was taken with the following vote recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Kelly Clark, Chris Grant, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Jason Henry,

Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Kristin Ing, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers, Ryan Robinson,

Stuart Parks.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

 

Appoint Newspaper for Legal Notices:

A motion to use the Benton Evening Use for Legal Notices was made by Aaron Mattox, seconded by††

Kelly Clark.The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Approve Section 125 Amended Plan Document:

A motion to approve the Section 125 amended plan, as presented, was made by Aletta Lawrence, seconded by Kelly Clark.The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Directorís Report:

Dr. Byars called attention to the District Profiles that were included in the Board Packet, noting the percent of students in the cooperative was 23.5% compared to the State percent of 15.3, when she began as Director of FJSPED #801.The current percent is 17.0% percent compared to the State average of 14.3.Dr. Byars also explained there is still room to improve and the number of special education students would continue to be monitored. Differentiated Instruction Trainings will be a focus in the near future, along with more stringent Domain meetings, where evaluations will not go forward if there is not a need, noting the number of referrals that did not end in the need for special education services this past year.

 

The flyer for the August 10 Administrator Academy was distributed. Districts were encouraged to send special education staff.

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Other:

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Kingdom Seed Ministries in

Mt. Vernon, IL.

 

Adjournment:

 

†††††††††††††† At 9:25 a.m. A motion to adjourn was made by Chris Grant, seconded by Aaron Mattox.

 

†††††††††††††† The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jason Henry, Chairman††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††† July 18, 2017

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. The meeting was held at the Kingdom Seed Ministries in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, with Chairman, Dr. Jason Henry,presiding. At 9:00 a.m. roll was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established.All listed Executive Board members were physically present.

 

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174†† †††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† †††††††††††††† Kelly Clark, Akin #91

Aaron Mattox, Benton High #103††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196†††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Steve Smith, Benton Grade #47†††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Brian Brink, McClellan #12

Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford Unit # 318

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6

Erik Estill, Rome #2††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115††††††††††††††

Stuart Park, Spring Garden CCSD #178††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Zahm, Summersville #79

Richard Towers, Christopher #99†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82 `†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Marilyn Holt, Mt. Vernon #201

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209

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Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guests: None

Kimberly Byars, Director, FJSPED #801

Jera Pieper, Associate Director, FJSPED #801†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801††††

 

Consent Agenda:

 

Aaron Mattox moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included:

 

†† (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of June 15, 2017

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

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Dave Larkin seconded the motion.†††

 

Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Ellie Rush, Erik Estill, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Stuart Parks, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the motion:None

 

Motion carried.

 

Personnel:

†††††††††††††† Acknowledge Resignation:

A motion to approve the resignation of Eric McCollum, Supervisor was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Aaron Mattox.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

Hiring of Personnel:

A motion to hire Ali Nordin, Supervisor was made by Richard Towers, seconded by Craig Kujawa. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Ellie Rush, Erik Estill, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Stuart Parks, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the motion:None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to hire Lindsay McGuire, LSB1 teacher was made by Chris Grant, seconded by Erik Estill. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Ellie Rush, Erik Estill, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Stuart Parks, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the motion:None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to hire Charla Lewis, LBS1 Teacher was made by Aaron Mattox, seconded by Dave Larkin. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Ellie Rush, Erik Estill, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Stuart Parks, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the motion:None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to hire Christin Gockel, Ed Tech was made by Craig Kujawa, seconded by Stuart Parks. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Ellie Rush, Erik Estill, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Stuart Parks, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the motion:None

 

Motion carried.

 

Professional Concerns:

A motion to approve the Board response to Professional Concerns was made by Richard Towers, Seconded by Dave Larkin.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Administrative Contract:

A motion to approve the Administrative Contract as presented for Laura Langley was made by Craig Kujawa, seconded by Stuart Parks. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Ellie Rush, Erik Estill, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Stuart Parks, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the motion:None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

Old Business:

None

 

New Business:

2017-2018 FJSPED Budget:

A motion to approve the proposed 2017-2018 budget was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by

Chris Grant. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Ellie Rush, Erik Estill, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Stuart Parks, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the motion:None

 

Motion carried.

 

Approve Executive Board Committees:

A motion to approve the proposed Executive Board Committees was made by

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Partnership Agreement with SIUC for Southern Region Early Childhood Programs:

A motion to approve the partnership between SIUC and Southern Region Early Childhood for

2017-2018 school year was made by Aletta Lawrence, seconded by Richard Towers A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Ellie Rush, Erik Estill, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Stuart Parks, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the motion:None

 

Motion carried.

 

American Fidelity 403(b) Plan:

A motion to approve the American Fidelity 403(b) plan as presented was made by Aaron Mattox, seconded by Chris Grant. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Ellie Rush, Erik Estill, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Stuart Parks, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the motion:None

 

Motion carried.

 

Directorís Report:

Dr. Byars reminded the Board of the Administratorsí Academy at the Civic Center in Benton on August 10, 2017.She also reminded the Board of the Mandated Trainings provided by Infinitec free of charge.Any District needing help logging on should contact Dr. Byars and she will make sure assistance is provided. Dr. Byars also distributed a flyer for a Section 504 Administratorsí Academy in Herrin on September 15, 2017.She also asked Superintendents with new employees needing initial CPI training to contact Laura Langley.Ms. Langley will coordinate the proper training.

 

Other:

It was agreed that the next Governing Board meeting date would be August 22, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.The meeting will be held at the FJSPED Central Office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjournment:

 

†††††††††††††† At 9:20 a.m., a motion to adjourn was made by Aaron Mattox, seconded by Quent Hamilton.

 

†††††††††††††† The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

 

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_________________________________†††††††††††††††††††† _____________________________

Jason Henry, Chairman††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††† August 24, 2017

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, August 24, 2017. The meeting was held at the Franklin-Jefferson Co. Special Education Conference Room, Benton, IL, with Chairman Jason Henry presiding. At 9:01 a.m. roll was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established.All listed Executive Board members were physically present.

 

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

Gina Ilbery, Field #3†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford Unit 318

Stuart Parks, Spring Garden #178 †††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† Kelly Clark, Akin #91

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Zahm, Summersville #79

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188†††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ellie Rush, Waltonville #1

Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82†††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Aaron Mattox, Benton High #103†††††† †††††††††††††† ††Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

Richard Towers, Christopher #99†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6

Brian Brink, McClellan #12††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† ††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††

Kelly Stewart, Mt. Vernon #201††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Erik Estill, Rome #2

Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99

Steve Smith, Benton Grade #47

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Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guests:

Kimberly Byars, Director, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kevin Westall, Principal, Bluford #318††††††††††††††

Jera Pieper, Associate Director, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801††††

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Consent Agenda:

Dave Larkin moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included:

 

†† (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of July 18, 2017

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

†† (d) Appoint District Non Discrimination Coordinator

†† (e) Appoint Complaint Managers

†† (f) Appoint FOIA and OMA officers

†† (g) Approve Resolution Authorization Interfund loan

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Stuart Parks seconded the Motion.Upon roll call the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry,Erik Estill, Gina Ilbery, Brian Brink, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel:

†††††††††††††† Acknowledge Resignations:

A motion to approve the resignation of Sarah Ellis, Teacher, and Paula Beckham, Educational Technologist, effective immediately was made by Steve Smith, seconded by Dave Larkin.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

Hiring of Personnel:

A motion to hire Ryan Boner, Educational Technologist at OEC, was made by Kelly Stewart, seconded by Richard Towers. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry,Erik Estill, Gina Ilbery, Brian Brink, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin.

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to hire Jennifer McGuire, Paraprofessional, was made by Brian Brink, seconded by Quent Hamilton. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry,Erik Estill, Gina Ilbery, Brian Brink, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to hire Taylor Booten, Paraprofessional, was made by Chris Grant, seconded by Steve Smith. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry,Erik Estill, Gina Ilbery, Brian Brink, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to hire Mallory Hicks, Teaching Assistant, was made by Aletta Lawrence, seconded by Stuart Parks. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry,Erik Estill, Gina Ilbery, Brian Brink, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to hire Melanie Trone, Supervisor, was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Kelly Stewart. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry,Erik Estill, Gina Ilbery, Brian Brink, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion carried.

Administrative Fellowship Agreement:

A motion to approve the Administrative Fellowship for Lindsey McGuire was made by Erik Estill, seconded by Chris Grant. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry,Erik Estill, Gina Ilbery, Brian Brink, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Retirement Request:

A motion to approve the Retirement Request from Laura Langley ending in FY22 was made by

Kelly Stewart, seconded by Dave Larkin.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Old Business:††††††††††††

None:

 

New Business:

Williamson County Education Services Agreement:

A motion to approve the agreement between Williamson County Educational Services for the Hearing Impaired Instructional Services was made by Craig Kujawa, seconded by Quent Hamilton. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry,Erik Estill, Gina Ilbery, Brian Brink, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

SIUC Agreement for Social Work:

A motion to approve the agreement between SUIC and FJSPED for Social Work Intern Services was made by Stuart Parks, seconded by Aletta Lawrence. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Richard Towers, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry,Erik Estill, Gina Ilbery, Brian Brink, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Directorís Report:

Dr. Byars distributed Iready progress charts from the FY17 year.She reminded the Board of the required IEIN number for all employees eligible for Personnel Reimbursement.She asked the Board to contact Ali Nordin if they need Professional Development for IReady and to contact Laura Langley if CPI Training was needed for their Districts.

Other:

†††††††††††††† None

 

Adjournment:

At 9:15 a.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by

Steve Smith.

 

†††††††††††††† The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

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_________________________________†††††††††††††††††††† _____________________________

Jason Henry, Chairman††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Secretary

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †† †††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††September 19, 2017

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The meeting was held at Kingdom Seed Ministries in Mt. Vernon, with Jason Henry presiding. At 9:00 a.m. roll was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established.All listed Executive Board members were physically present.

 

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

Erik Estill, Rome #2††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††† †††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kelly Clark, Akin #91

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford Unit#318

Brian Brink, McClellan #12††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ellie Rush, Waltonville #1

Aaron Mattox, Benton #103††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5 †††††††††††† Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Steve Smith, Benton #47†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82

Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174

Mark Zahm, Summersville #79†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††

Marilyn Holt, Mt. Vernon #201†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††† ††††† †††††††††††††††

Stuart Parks, Spring Garden Unit #178†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209

Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80

Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115

Richard Towers, Christopher #99

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Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guests: None††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Kimberly Byars, Director, FJSPED #801

Jera Pieper, Associate Director, FJSPED #801

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801 ††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801

 

 

Consent Agenda:

Dave Larkin moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included:

 

†† (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of August 24, 2017

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

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Aaron Mattox seconded the Motion.Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the motion: Dave Larkin, Brian Brink, Mark Zahm, Erik Estill, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Kristin Ing, Marilyn Holt, Sandra Kabat,

Richard Towers, Steve Smith, Ryan Robinson, Stuart Parks.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel:

†††††††††††††† Acknowledgement of Retirement:

A motion to acknowledge the retirement notification letter from Cheryl Johnson was made by

Kristin Ing, seconded by Stuart Parks.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

Hiring of Personnel:

A motion to hire Tonisha Smith, as a Program Assistant, was made by Richard Towers, seconded by Steve Smith. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Dave Larkin, Brian Brink, Mark Zahm, Erik Estill, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Kristin Ing, Marilyn Holt, Sandra Kabat,

Richard Towers, Steve Smith, Ryan Robinson, Stuart Parks.

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Old Business:

None

 

New Business:

Governing Board:

The Governing Board meeting was considered. By consensus it was set for November 2, 2017 at the FJSPED office at 6:30p.m.

 

Directorís Report:

Dr. Byars informed the Board the new Excess Cost Forms are posted on the ISBE website. Specific instructions from FJSPED would be sent in the near future to the Superintendents.As this meeting was her last before she retires, Dr. Byars also expressed her gratitude to the Board for the support they have shown over her tenure as Director of FJSPED.

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Other:

Mr. Zahm asked for an explanation of how District IReady Licenses were purchased.Dr. Byars explained students in all Districts were provided the Diagnostic License from local dollars, except special education students (which is paid from the grant).In addition, FJSPED is paying for the special education students Instructional Licenses out of the grant for districts requesting such.

 

 

Adjournment:

At 9:13 a.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Aaron Mattox.The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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_________________________________†††††††††††††††††††† _____________________________

Jason Henry, Chairman††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† October 17, 2017

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. The meeting was held in the conference room at Franklin-Jefferson Counties Special Education, Benton, IL. Chairman Jason Henry called the meeting to order at 9:20 a.m.Roll was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established.All listed Executive Board members were physically present.

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

Erik Estill, Rome #2††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ellie Rush, Waltonville #1

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80

Mark Zahm, Summersville #79†††††† ††††††††††† †† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Kelly Stewart, Mt. Vernon #201††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford Unit #318

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† †††††††††††††† Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82†††††††††††††††

Stuart Parks, Spring Garden #178†† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Steve Smith, Benton #47

Richard Towers, Christopher #99†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Brian Brink, McClellan #12

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Aaron Mattox, Benton #47

Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5†††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6††

Kelly Clark, Akin #91(9:19)†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford #318

Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174

 

Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guests:

Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ryan Swan, Mt Vernon #80

 

Consent Agenda:

Kelly Stewart moved to approve the Consent Agenda.The items assigned to the Consent Agenda were as follows:

 

†† (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of September 19, 2017.

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

†† (d) Approve Audit Report

†† (e) Approve Revolving Line of Credit

†† (f) Approve Appointment of IMRF Authorized Agent†††††††††††

 

Dave Larkin seconded the Motion.Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Kelly Clark, Richard Towers, Kristin Ing, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Mark Zahm, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion:None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel:

†††††††††††††† Consider Proposed Dismissal:

Chairman Jason Henry introduced item (c) from the personnel section first, and discussed closed session to discuss possible employee termination.Richard Towers made the motion to go into closed session at 9:23 a.m. to discuss the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the District or legal counsel for the District, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee or against legal counsel for the District and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees. 5 ILCS 120/2©(1). Stuart Parks seconded the motion to adjourn to closed session.The closed Executive Board session began at 9:23, and was recorded.

 

At 9:32 Dave Larkin made the motion to return to open meeting, Sandra Kabat seconded the motion.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Action on Resolution Reference the Dismissal of an Educational Support Personnel Employee, was then considered. Larkin made the motion that the Board adopt the Resolution Reference the Dismissal of an Educational Support Personnel Employee, Tiffany Hargrove, and Chris Grant seconded the motion.A roll call vote was taken on the action.

 

Voting for the Motion: Kelly Clark, Richard Towers, Kristin Ing, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Mark Zahm, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion:None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

Acknowledge Resignation:

A motion to accept the resignation of Charla Lewis was made by Richard Towers, Seconded by

Stuart Parks.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Hiring of Personnel:

A motion to hire Tabitha Booten, Program Assistant was made by Kristin Ing, seconded by

Chris Grant. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Kelly Clark, Richard Towers, Kristin Ing, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Mark Zahm, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion:None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

A motion to hire DeAirda Dagg, Program Assistant was made by Sandra Kabat, seconded by

Erik Estill. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Kelly Clark, Richard Towers, Kristin Ing, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Mark Zahm, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion:None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

A motion to hire Penny Webb, Special Education Teacher was made by Sandra Kabat, seconded by Quent Hamilton. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Kelly Clark, Richard Towers, Kristin Ing, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Mark Zahm, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion:None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

Old Business:

†††††††††††††† No old business.

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New Business:

†††††††††††††† Salary and Fringe Benefit Report:

A motion to accept the salary and benefits as reported was made by Stuart Parks, seconded by

Erik Estill. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Kelly Clark, Richard Towers, Kristin Ing, Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Mark Zahm, Sandra Kabat, Stuart Parks, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion:None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

Savings Account:

A motion to open a Savings Account with Peoples National Bank was made by Kelly Stewart, seconded by Chris Grant.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Directorís Report:

The Director reported that Excess cost sheets were handed out before the board meeting began. The rest of the districts will get their Excess Cost pages via mail.FJSPED will provide child count data to districts by December 8, and districts were asked to return data by December 19th.The Audit report was reviewed, along with the two findings.A copy of the Audit is available at the FJSPED Central Office. The Director stated she looked forward to working with the members of the board, and thanked everyone for attending the Executive Board Meeting.

 

Other:

Chairman Jason Henry stated that the Governing Board meeting was scheduled for November 2, 2017 at 6:30 in the FJSPED conference room.

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Adjournment:

At 9:38 a.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Chris Grant, seconded by Richard Towers.

 

†††††††††††††† The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

_________________________________†††††††††††††††††††† _____________________________

Jason Henry, Chairman††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††November 21, 2017

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. The meeting was held at Kingdom Seed Ministries, Mt. Vernon, IL.Chairman Henry called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.Roll call was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established. All listed Executive Board members were physically present.

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196†††† †††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† †††††††††††††† Stuart Parks, Spring Garden #178

Aaron Mattox, Benton High #103††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ellie Rush, Waltonville #1

Steve Smith, Benton #47††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5†††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† Kelly Clark, Akin #91†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Brian Brink, McClellan #12††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115

Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† †††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford Unit #318†††††

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80†† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Marilyn Holt, Mt. Vernon #201

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209††

Mark Zahm, Summersville #79

Erik Estill, Rome #2

Richard Towers, Christopher #99

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Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guests:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rowdy Fatherling, Mt. Vernon #201††††† ††††††††† Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wayne Stone, Field #3

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Betty Riley, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

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Consent Agenda:

Steve Smith moved to approve the Consent Agenda. The items assigned to the Consent Agenda were as follows:

 

†† (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of October 17, 2017

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

†† (d) Approve Resolution for Appointment of Authorized IMRF Agent

 

Aaron Mattox seconded the Motion.Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Brian Brink, Mark Zahm, Kelly Clark, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers,

Steve Smith, Ryan Robinson.

 

Voting against the Motion:None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personnel:

†††††††††††††† Acknowledge Resignations:

A motion to acknowledge the resignation of Program Aide, Christin Gockel, was made by

Aletta Lawrence, seconded by Dave Larkin.

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Old Business:None

 

New Business:

Acknowledge RIF Joint Committee:

A motion to approve the RIF Joint Committee was made by Richard Towers, seconded by

Aaron Mattox.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Directorís Report:

Jera Pieper informed the Board that a Fellowship Agreement was in consideration for a current Program Aide to continue her education. The Director updated the Board on Oakland Education Center and the need for qualified teachers. Special Education student discipline guidelines were shared with the Board.

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Other:

Board members were asked to share cell phone numbers with the Treasurer in order to establish Board meeting attendance.

 

Adjournment:

At 9:06 a.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Ryan Robinson.

 

†††††††††††††† The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

_________________________________†††††††††††††††††††† _____________________________

Jason Henry, Chairman††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† ††††Richard Towers, Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† †††††††December 14, 2017

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Thursday, December 14, 2017. The meeting was held in the conference room at Franklin-Jefferson Counties Special Education, Benton, IL. Chairman Jason Henry called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m.Roll was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established.All listed Executive Board members were physically present.

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

Erik Estill, Rome #2††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ellie Rush, Waltonville #1

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99

Mark Zahm, Summersville #79†††††† ††††††††††† †† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Kelly Stewart, Mt. Vernon #201††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford Unit #318

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† †††††††††††††† Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5††††††††††††††

Brian Brink, McClellan #12†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††

Stuart Parks, Spring Garden #178†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Richard Towers, Christopher #99††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††Aaron Mattox, Benton High #103†††††††††††††††††

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80

Kelly Clark, Akin #91

Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174

Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6

Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82

Steve Smith, Benton Grade #47

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188

 

Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guests:

Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wayne Stone, Field #3†††††

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801

 

 

Consent Agenda:

Aaron Mattox moved to approve the Consent Agenda.The items assigned to the Consent Agenda were as follows:

 

†† (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of November 21, 2017.

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c)Approve the Treasurerís Report

 

Erik Estill seconded the Motion.Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Kelly Clark, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Kristin Ing,

Chris Grant, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Ryan Robinson, Brian Brink, Mark Zahm, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Stuart Parks, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion:None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personnel:

The Personnel Committee met before the Executive Board Meeting and will bring recommendations in the spring for the personnel needs of FJSPED.

 

Old Business:

†††††††††††††† None

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New Business:

†††††††††††††† None

 

Directorís Report:

Jera Pieper distributed the FJSPED Workload for Special Educators packet, stating that each district should have their own on file. Jera Pieper stated that Excess Cost calculations should be emailed to her by December 19, 2017.The Director also shared that the Evaluation of her performance for this year should be returned to the office by December 19th as well. Jera Pieper shared that there is currently a need for a high school special education teacher at Oakland education Center, and she will be advertising for that position.††

 

Other:

†††††††††††††† The next Board Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at KSM in Mt. Vernon.

 

Adjournment:

At 1:04 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Craig Kujawa, seconded by

Stuart Parks.

 

†††††††††††††† The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

_________________________________†††††††††††††††††††† _____________________________

Jason Henry, Chairman††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† ††January 16, 2018

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.The meeting was held at Kingdom Seed Ministries, 118 S. Ninth Street, Mt. Vernon, IL. Chairman Henry called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.Roll call was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established. All listed Executive Board members were physically present.

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

Erik Estill, Rome #2††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kelly Clark, Akin #91

Aaron Mattox, Benton #103†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ellie Rush, Waltonville #1

Richard Towers, Christopher #99††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174†††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† Steve Smith, Benton #47†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford Unit #318

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† †††††††††††††† Marilyn Holt, Mt. Vernon #201

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82 ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5††††††††††††††

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115†††† ††††††††††††††

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Stuart Parks, Spring Garden #178††††††††††††††

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Brian Brink, McClellan #12

Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99

Mark Zahm, Summersville #79

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Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guests:

Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wayne Stone, Field #3

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

Consent Agenda:

Aaron Mattox moved to approve the Consent Agenda. The items assigned to the Consent Agenda were as follows:

 

†† (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of December 14, 2017

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

 

Dave Larkin seconded the Motion.Upon roll call the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Brian Brink, Mark Zahm, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill,

Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers,

Steve Smith, Ryan Robinson.

 

Voting against the Motion:None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel:

†††††††††††††† None

 

Old Business:

None

 

New Business:

Consider Status of Closed Session Minutes and /or Destruction of Closed Session Verbatim Record Audio Recordings:

Status of the closed session minutes from June 2017 through December 2017 was considered.

Steve Smith made a motion to keep the minutes closed from the October 17, 2017 Executive Board meeting closed session, the only closed session within the timeframe.Dave Larkin seconded the motion.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

Consider Partnership Agreement with ROE 13 Pre-K:

A motion was made by Sandra Kabat to approve the agreement between FJSPED and ROE 13 Pre-K, seconded by Ryan Robinson. A roll call vote was taken:

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Brian Brink, Mark Zahm, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill,

Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers,

Steve Smith, Ryan Robinson.

 

Voting against the Motion:None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Consider date for March Governing Board Meeting:

After a brief discussion of possible dates, Chairman Henry set the Governing Board meeting for

March 22, 2018 at the FJSPED office. A motion was made by Brian Brink, seconded by

Craig Kujawa.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

Directorís Report:

Jera Pieper briefly described a flyer, included in the board packet, on a Special Education Teacher Cohort that SIU is working on creating.Jera asked that Superintendents share this flyer with their staff.

 

Other:

On February 20, 2018 there will be a brief Personnel Committee meeting at 8:00 a.m. at the FJSPED office, preceding the Executive Board meeting.

 

Adjournment:

At 9:07 a.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Aaron Mattox.

 

†††††††††††††† The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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††† Jason Henry, Chairman††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† Richard Towers, Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††† ††††February 20, 2018

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. The meeting was held in the Conference Room at the Franklin-Jefferson Counties Special Education Office, Benton, IL.Chairman Henry called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. Roll was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established.All listed Executive Board Members were physically present.

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

Kelly Clark, Akin #91†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ellie Rush, Waltonville #1

Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5††††††††††††††

Stuart Parks, Spring Garden Unit #178††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Zahm, Summersville #79†††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Christopher #99(9:03)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6 ††

Aaron Mattox, Benton #103†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115

Steve Smith, Benton #47†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80†† ††††††††††††††

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford Unit #318

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Erik Estill, Rome #2

Brian Brink, McClellan #12

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82

Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99

Kelly Stewart, Mt. Vernon #201(9:02)

 

 

Aministrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guest:

Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Betty Riley, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

Consent Agenda:

Steve Smith moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included:

†† (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of January 16, 2018

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

(c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

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Dave Larkin seconded the Motion.Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Brian Brink, Kelly Clark, Chris Grant, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Sandra Kabat, Steve Smith, Stuart Parks.

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel:

Acknowledge Resignation:

A motion was made by Stuart Parks, seconded by Aaron Mattox to approve the resignation of

Jessica Summers, OEC Secretary.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

Old Business:None

 

 

 

 

New Business:

Consider Member District Resolution Proxy Executive Board Member:

A motion to adopt the individual District Board of Education resolution was accepted.

 

Consider Interagency Agreement between Mt. Vernon #80 Pre-School and FJSPED #801:

A motion to approve the annual Interagency Agreement between Mt. Vernon Dist. #80 Pre-School and FJSPED #801 was made by Kelly Stewart, seconded by Stuart Parks.

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Brian Brink, Kelly Clark, Chris Grant, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Sandra Kabat, Steve Smith, Stuart Parks,

Richard Towers, Kelly Stewart.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Consider FJSPED Staff to conduct Child Find Screenings:

A motion to approve FJSPED staff to conduct Child Find activities on the Districtsí behalf was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Sandra Kabat.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

Acknowledge OEC school Emergency and Crisis Response Plan.

A motion to acknowledge the OEC school Emergency and Crisis Response Plan was made by

Craig Kujawa, seconded by Erik Estill.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

Directorís Report:††

Jera Pieper asked the Board Members to contact her if they received an email regarding Timely Meaningful Consultation Audit.FJSPED collects data that will be beneficial to the district if they have an TMC Audit.

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Other:††

Dr. Henry reported on the preceding Personnel Committee meeting, which included the Director Evaluations. Dr. Henry briefly discussed the previous Program Committee discussions centering around a possible need for cooperative run ED program in the future. Dr. Henry reminded the Board of the upcoming Program Committee meeting to continue discussion of program needs within the member districts. He reminded the board of the upcoming Governing Board Meeting on March 22, 2018 at FJSPED at 6:30p.m.

 

Adjournment:

At 9:08 a.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Aaron Mattox, seconded by Dave Larkin.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

_________________________________†††††††††††††††††††† ____________________________________

Jason Henry, Chairman††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

††††††††††††††† Franklin and Jefferson Counties †††††††††

 

 

 

Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††† ††††March 20, 2018

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. The meeting was held in a meeting room at Kingdom Seed Ministries in Mt. Vernon, IL. Chairman Henry called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. Roll was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established.All listed Executive Board Members were physically present.

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Richard Towers, Christopher #99†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Steve Smith, Benton #47††††††††††††††††† ††† Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††† Kelly Clark, Akin #91

Aaron Mattox, Benton High #103††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115††††††††††††††† Brian Brink, McClellan #12††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ellie Rush, Waltonville #1

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174

Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Miller Opdyke-Belle Rive #5 †††† Mark Zahm, Summersville #79(9:01)†††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford #318

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Erik Estill, Rome #2

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188

Stuart Parks, Spring Garden #178

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82

Marilyn Holt, Mt. Vernon #201

 

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Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guests:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wayne Stone, Field #3

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801††††

 

Consent Agenda:

Quent Hamilton moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included:

 

†† (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of February 20, 2018

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

†† (d) Approve Infinitec Assistive Technology Coalition Membership Renewal

†† (e) Approve Agreement with Mt. Vernon City Schools #80 and Head Start

†† (f) Approve Food Service Contract with Summersville

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Richard Towers seconded the Motion. Dr. Henry called for any discussion.There was no further discussion. Dr. Henry called for a voice vote. Upon roll being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Brian Brink, Mark Zahm, Craig Kujawa, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Marilyn Holt, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers,

Ryan Robinson, Stuart Parks.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

Personnel:††††††††

Hiring of Paraprofessional:

A motion to hire Stephanie Wilson as a paraprofessional was made by Aaron Mattox, seconded by Aletta Lawrence. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Brian Brink, Mark Zahm, Craig Kujawa, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Marilyn Holt, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers,

Ryan Robinson, Stuart Parks.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Approve Resignation:

A motion to accept the resignation of Landon Stewart as a LBSI Teacher effective at the end of the 2017-2018 school year was made by Richard Towers, seconded by Aletta Lawrence.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Old Business: †††

None

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New Business:†††

Consider Agreement with Clearwave Fiber Phone Service:

A motion to approve the agreement with Clearwave Fiber Phone Service for internet access was made by Aaron Mattox, seconded by Dave Larkin. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Brian Brink, Mark Zahm, Craig Kujawa, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Marilyn Holt, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers,

Ryan Robinson, Stuart Parks.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

†††††††††††††† Extended School Year Services:

A motion to authorize Director Pieper to employ personnel to conduct extended school year services for summer 2018 was made by Aletta Lawrence, seconded by Craig Kujawa.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Directorís Report:

Director Pieper reminded the Board of Timely, Meaningful Consultation that would be conducted on behalf of the Member Districts at the FJSPED Office in Benton on April 11, 2018 at 9:00. The FJSPED office staff will continue contacting each District for names of Home Schooled or Privately Placed students that are or may be eligible for special education services.

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Other:

Dr. Henry reminded the Board of the Governing Board meeting scheduled for March 22, 2018 at 6:30 at the FJSPED office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjournment:

At 9:07 a.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Richard Towers.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

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Dr. Jason Henry, Chairman††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Secretary

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

 

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††† April 17, 2018

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The meeting was held in the Conference Room of the Franklin-Jefferson Counties Special Education Dist #801, Benton, IL, with Chairman Jason Henry presiding. At 9:00 a.m. roll was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established.All listed Executive Board members were physically present.

 

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188†††††††††††††††† †††† ††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford Unit 318

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3†††††††††

Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Brian Brink, McClellan #12††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kelly Clark, Akin #91

Aaron Mattox, Benton High #103††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99

Steve Smith, Benton #47†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ellie Rush, Waltonville #1

Erik Estill, Rome #2††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Richard Towers, Christopher #99†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Kelly Stewart, Mt. Vernon High #201†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn #209

Stuart Parks, Spring Garden Unit #178

Mark Zahm, Summersville #79(9:02)†††††††††††

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Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guests:

Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† None

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801

 

Consent Agenda:

 

Dave Larkin moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included:

 

†† (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of (March 20, 2018)

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

†††

Steve Smith seconded the Motion.Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Brian Brink, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Quent Hamilton, Aaron Mattox,

Aletta Lawrence, Kristin Ing, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin, Richard Towers, Chris Grant, Jason Henry, Steve Smith, Stuart Parks.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel:

†††††††††††††† Approve Hiring of School Psychologist:

A motion to hire Irene Keller, School Psychologist for the 2018-2019 school year was made by

Dave Larkin, seconded by Aaron Mattox.A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Brian Brink, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Quent Hamilton, Aaron Mattox,

Aletta Lawrence, Kristin Ing, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin, Richard Towers, Chris Grant, Jason Henry, Steve Smith, Stuart Parks, Mark Zahm.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Consider Maternity Leave Request:

A motion to approve the Maternity Leave request for Susan Guthrie, Speech-Language Pathologist was made by Aletta Lawrence, Seconded by Craig Kujawa.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

A motion to approve the Maternity Leave request for Katie House, Special Education Teacher was made by Kelly Stewart, seconded by Quent Hamilton.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

Old Business:

None

 

New Business:

††††††††††††† Approve MOE with Missouri State University:

A motion to approve MOU between Missouri State University and FJSPED was made by

Aaron Mattox, second by Aletta Lawrence. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Brian Brink, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Quent Hamilton, Aaron Mattox,

Aletta Lawrence, Kristin Ing, Kelly Stewart, Dave Larkin, Richard Towers, Chris Grant, Jason Henry, Steve Smith, Stuart Parks, Mark Zahm.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Directorís Report:

Mrs. Pieper reminded the Board to send in payroll records for payment of subgrants. Mrs. Pieper also stated the annual Needs Assessment will open April 20, 2018 via a link emailed for staff to access. The Director asked that edited 2017-2018 district calendars and approved 2018-2019 district calendars be sent in to FJSPED for staff planning purposes.

 

Other:

A member of the Board reminded the Executive Board of upcoming Professional Development opportunities for the near future.

 

Adjournment:

†††††††††††††† At 9:09 a.m. A motion to adjourn was made by Aaron Mattox, seconded by Dave Larkin.

 

†††††††††††††† The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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_________________________________†††††††††††††††††††† _____________________________

Jason Henry, Chairman††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Secretary

 

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

 

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††June 19, 2018

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. The meeting was held in the Conference Room of the Franklin-Jefferson Counties Special Education Dist #801, Benton, IL, with Chairman Jason Henry presiding. At 9:00 a.m. roll was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established.All listed Executive Board members were physically present.

 

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

Kelly Clark, Akin #91††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Steve Smith, Benton #47

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† Mark Zahm, Summersville #79††††††

Richard Towers, Christopher #99†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Brian Brink, McClellan #12†††††††††††† ††††††††††††††

Aaron Mattox, Benton High #103††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chris Grant, Thompsonville #174

Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209

Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford Unit #318

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80

Ellie Rush, Waltonville #1††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Marilyn Holt, Mt. Vernon #201

Stuart Parks, Spring Garden Unit #178†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Erik Estill, Rome #2

Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99

Wayne Stone, Field #3

Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

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Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guests:

Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801†††††††††††††

 

Election and Appointment of Officers:

Nominations were opened for Executive Board Chairperson. Aaron Mattox nominated

Dr. Jason Henry and moved to close nominations. Stuart Parks made a motion and Quent Hamilton seconded the motion.The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none,

Jason Henry did not vote. Dr. Jason Henry was elected by acclamation.

 

Dr. Henry then called for nominations for Vice-Chairperson. Stuart Parks nominated

Mrs. Aletta Lawrence and made a motion to close nominations. Eric Estill seconded the motion.The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.Ms. Aletta Lawrence was elected by acclamation.

 

Dr. Henry called for nominations for Secretary. Stuart Parks nominated Richard Towers and moved to close nominations.Aron Mattox seconded the motion.The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.Richard Towers was elected by acclamation.

 

Dr. Henry called for nominations for Treasurer. Aaron Mattox nominated Andrea Kelley and moved to close nominations.Kristin Ing seconded the motions. The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.Andrea Kelley was elected by acclamation.

 

Consent Agenda:

 

Quent Hamilton moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included:

 

†† (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of May 15, 2018

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

†† (d) Approve Food Service Contract with District #80

†† (e) Approve BCMW Collaborative Agreement

†† (f) Approve Agreement with Tri-County Special Ed

†† (g) Approve Agreement with Greenville College

†††

Richard Towers seconded the Motion.Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Kelly Clark, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Quent Hamilton, Wayne Stone,

Jason Henry, Mark Miller, Aaron Mattox, Kristin Ing, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers,

Ryan Robinson, Stuart Parks, Ellie Rush.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel:

†††††††††††††† None

 

Old Business:

None

 

New Business:

††††††††††††† Approve the Calendar of Executive Board Meeting for 2018-2019:

A motion to approve the 2018-2019 Executive Board Meeting Calendar was made by Stuart Parks, seconded by Eric Estill. The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Approve Education Assessment for 2018-2019:

A motion to approve the proposed Education Assessment, as presented, was made by Erik Estill, seconded by Richard Towers.A roll call vote was taken with the following vote recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Kelly Clark, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Quent Hamilton, Wayne Stone,

Jason Henry, Mark Miller, Aaron Mattox, Kristin Ing, Sandra Kabat, Richard Towers,

Ryan Robinson, Stuart Parks, Ellie Rush.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Appoint Newspaper for Legal Notices:

A motion to use the Benton Evening Use for Legal Notices was made by Sandra Kabat, seconded by††

Ellie Rush. The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Directorís Report:

Jera Pieper, Director, reminded the Board that ESY will be July 9-27 at Benton Grade #47 and Mt. Vernon District #80 Primary Center. Superintendents received letters if they have students attending ESY.iReady data was discussed and Mrs. Pieper stated that out of 1729 students using iReady for Reading, only 145 students use it with Fidelity at the recommended 45 minutes per week. Out of 1729 using iReady Math, only 45 are using it with Fidelity at the recommended 45 minutes per week.Those who implemented with fidelity saw a growth score of 125% for Reading and 117% for Math, meaning Fidelity and use of the program supports student learning.Superintendents who would like more detailed data from iReady can contact Mrs. Pieper. Mrs. Pieper discussed the possibility of being involved in a Trauma Informed School training for the Co-op and member districts.

 

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Other:

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at Kingdom Seed Ministries in

Mt. Vernon, IL. Chairman Dr. Jason Henry named the retireeís from this year, Chris Grant and

Kelly Clark, and Jera Pieper briefly thanked them for their service and work over the years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjournment:

†††††††††††††† At 9:13 a.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Kelly Clark, seconded by Stuart Parks.

 

†††††††††††††† The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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_________________________________†††††††††††††††††††† _____________________________

Jason Henry, Chairman††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Secretary

 

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††† †††††††††††††July 17, 2018

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The meeting was held at the Kingdom Seed Ministries in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, with Chairman, Dr. Jason Henry, presiding. Board members introduced themselves. At 9:00 a.m. roll was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established. All listed Executive Board members were physically present.

 

Executive Board Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Executive Board Absent:

Tammy McCollum, Akin #91††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Brock Harris, Thompsonville #174

Wayne Stone, Field #3††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† Ellie Rush, Waltonville #1

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196†††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† Aaron Mattox, Benton #103

Steve Smith, Benton Grade #47†††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chris McCann, Spring Garden #178

Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††Stuart Parks, Grand Prairie #6

Erik Estill, Rome #2††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††

Mike Denault, Summersville #79

Richard Towers, Christopher #99††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82 †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209

Tammy Beckham, McClellan #12

Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99

Jeff Fritchtnitch, Mt. Vernon #201

Shane Gordon, Blufod #318

Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115(9:03)

 

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Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† Guests:

Jera Pieper, Associate Director, FJSPED #801††††††††††† †††††††††††††† Dana Waggoner, Principal, Waltonville #1††††††††††††††

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801††††

 

Consent Agenda:

Steve Smith moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included:

(a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of June 19, 2018

(b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

††

Dave Larkin seconded the motion.††

 

Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Wayne Stone, Mark Miller, Tammy Beckham, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the motion:None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personnel:

†††††††††††††† Hiring of Special Education Teacher:

A motion to hire Jessica Barthelme, Special Education Teacher, was made by Craig Kujawa, seconded by Jeff Fritchtnitch. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Wayne Stone, Mark Miller, Tammy Beckham, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the motion:None

 

Motion carried.

 

Consider Fellowship Agreement:

A motion to approve the fellowship agreement Between FJSPED #801 and Benay Walker was made by Richard Towers, Seconded by Erik Estill. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Wayne Stone, Mark Miller, Tammy Beckham, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the motion:None

 

Motion carried.

 

Professional Concerns:

A motion to approve the Board response to Professional Concerns was made by Dave Larkin, Seconded by Erik Estill.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Old Business:

None

 

New Business:

2018-2019 FJSPED Budget:

A motion to approve the proposed 2018-2019 budget was made by Steve Smith, seconded by

Kristin Ing. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Wayne Stone, Mark Miller, Tammy Beckham, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon, Kristin Ing.

 

Voting against the motion:None

 

Motion carried.

 

Approve Executive Board Committees:

A motion to approve the proposed Executive Board Committees was accepted.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Consider status of closed session minutes and/or destruction of closed session verbatim record audio recordings:

†††††††††††††† None at this time.

 

†††††††††††††† Consider Governing Board Meeting date:

It was agreed that the next Governing Board meeting date would be August 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.The meeting will be held at the FJSPED Central Office.

 

 

 

Directorís Report:

Jera Pieper reminded the Board that Brandon K. Wright will be presenting a short session on Legally Compliant uses of discipline, restraint, and time-out, free to member districts. An Initial CPI Training will be provided on August 1 and 2 in the FJSPED Conference Room.Superintendents may contact Laura Langley to set up a CPI training if needed. The proposed Budget will be on display from 10:00 a.m. July 17th, 2018 to 6 p.m. August 24th, 2018.

 

 

 

Adjournment:

†††††††††††††† At 9:16 a.m., a motion to adjourn was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Steve Smith.

 

†††††††††††††† The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

 

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_________________________________†††††††††††††††††††† _____________________________

Jason Henry, Chairman†††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Secretary