Executive Board Minutes:

 

 

January 16, 2018 Minutes

January 15, 2019 Minutes

February 20, 2018 Minutes

 

March 20, 2018 Minutes

 

April 17, 2018 Minutes

 

May 15, 2018 Minutes

 

June 19, 2018 Minutes

 

July 17, 2018 Minutes

 

August 21, 2018 Minutes

 

September 18, 2018 Minutes

 

October 16, 2018 Minutes

 

November 20, 2018 Minutes

 

December 13, 2018 Minutes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

††† 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

†††

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

†††

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.

 

 

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

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††† May 15, 2018

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The meeting was held in a meeting room at Kingdom Seed Ministries in Mt. Vernon, IL. Chairman Dr. 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:

Aaron Mattox, Benton #103(9:03)†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Steve Smith, Benton #47

Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115(9:02)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard Towers, Christopher #99

Stuart Parks, Spring Garden #178††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Ashby, Bluford Unit #318

Erik Estill, Rome #2††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Marilyn Holt, Mt. Vernon #201

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

Ryan Robinson, Grand Prairie #6†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Zahm, Summersville #79††††† †††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Kelly Clark, Akin #91††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Ellie Rush, Waltonville #1

Wayne Stone, Field #3

Brian Brink, McClellan #12

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

Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801

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

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Dr. Henry appointed Chris Grant as Secretary Pro-Tem in the absence of Secretary, Richard Towers.†††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

Consent Agenda:

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

 

†† (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of April 17, 2018

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

†††

Quent Hamilton 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, Erik Estill,

Quent Hamilton, Wayne Stone, Jason Henry, Mark Miller, Aletta Lawrence, Ryan Robinson,

Stuart Parks, Ellie Rush.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel:

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

A motion to approve the employment of Morgan Smith, LBS1 Teacher was made by Stuart Parks, seconded by Aletta Lawrence. A roll call vote was taken.

 

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Brian Brink, Kelly Clark, Chris Grant, Erik Estill,

Quent Hamilton, Wayne Stone, Jason Henry, Mark Miller, Aletta Lawrence, Ryan Robinson,

Stuart Parks, Ellie Rush, Aaron Mattox, Kristin Ing.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Consider Maternity Leave Request:

A motion to approve the maternity leave request for Alyssa Basenberg was made by Erik Estill, seconded by Aletta Lawrence.

 

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

 

Old Business:

None

 

New Business:

Consider Contract Renewal with Brechtís Database Solutions:

A motion to approve the renewal contract Brecht's Data Solutions was made by Stuart Parks, seconded by Dave Larkin. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Brian Brink, Kelly Clark, Chris Grant, Erik Estill,

Quent Hamilton, Wayne Stone, Jason Henry, Mark Miller, Aletta Lawrence, Ryan Robinson,

Stuart Parks, Ellie Rush, Aaron Mattox, Kristin Ing.

 

Voting against the Motion: None Motion Carried.

Consider Prevailing Wage Ordinance:

A motion to approve the standard Ordinance for Prevailing Wage was made by Aletta Lawrence, seconded by Dave Larkin.

 

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

 

Directorís Report:

Director Pieper discussed Timely and Meaningful Consultation, and reported several districts were chosen for TMC Audits. FJSPED will handle the paperwork for these Audits. LEA Determination letters were sent from ISBE, with no schools being required to complete additional follow-up.SPP 14, Post School Outcomes Survey, is required of several districts, in which Director Pieper reported the FJSPED Transition Coordinator will facilitate the process.

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Other:

The next Board Meeting will be held June 19, 2018 at the Franklin & Jefferson Counties Special Education Office, 409 E Park, Benton, IL at 9:00 A.M.

 

Adjournment:

†††††††††††††† At 9:07 a.m. A motion to adjourn was made by Chris Grant, seconded by Kelly Clark.

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

 

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

Jason Henry, Chairman††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chris Grant, Secretary Pro-Tem

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††† August 21, 2018

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. The meeting was held at the Franklin-Jefferson Co. Special Education Conference Room, 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:

Steve Smith, Benton Grade $47†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Dana Waggoner, Farrington #99†††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† †††††††††††††† Mark Miller, Opdyke, Belle Rive #5

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mike Denault, Summersville #79

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188†††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chris McCann, Spring Garden #178

Brock Harris, Thompsonville #174††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jeff Fritchtnitch, Mt. Vernon #201

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82†††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80 ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

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

Tammy Beckham, McClellan #12††††††††††††††††† †††† ††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Erik Estill, Rome #2

Aaron Mattox, Benton High #103

Tammy McCollum, Akin #91

Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115

Alan Estes, Waltonville #1

Stuart Parks, Grand Prairie #6

Shane Gordon, Bluford #318

 

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

Jera Pieper, Associate Director, FJSPED #801†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rowdy Fatheree Mt. Vernon #201††††††††††††††

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ron Daniels, ROE # 13

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

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Consent Agenda:

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

 

†† (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of July 17, 2018

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

†† (d) Approve Resolution Authorizing Interfund Loan

†† (e) Approve Partnership Agreement with SIUC for Southern Region EC Programs

†† (f) Approve Agreement for Hearing Impaired Teacher with Williamson County

††††††

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

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Kristin Ing, Brock Harris, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Stuart Parks, Tammy Beckham, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Dana Waggoner, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

Personnel:

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

A motion to approve the resignation of Morgan Smith, LBS1 Teacher, and Janis Rexing, Paraprofessional, was made by Aaron Mattox, seconded by Richard Towers.

 

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

 

†††††††††††††† Hiring of Personnel:

A motion to hire Brenda Cowling, Paraprofessional, was made by Steve Smith, seconded by Craig Kujawa. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Kristin Ing, Brock Harris, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Stuart Parks, Tammy Beckham, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Dana Waggoner, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to hire Shanna Gentry, Educational Technologist, was made by Brock Harris, seconded by Dave Larkin. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Kristin Ing, Brock Harris, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Stuart Parks, Tammy Beckham, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Dana Waggoner, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to hire Kaitlyn Pulliam, Educational Technologist, was made by Aletta Lawrence, seconded by Dave Larkin. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Kristin Ing, Brock Harris, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Stuart Parks, Tammy Beckham, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Dana Waggoner, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Old Business:††††††††††††

None:

 

New Business:

(a) Appoint Complaint Managers

(b) Appoint Freedom of Information Act Officer

(c) Appoint Open Meetings Act Officer

(d) Appoint District Non Discrimination Coordinator

 

A motion to elect certain managers/officers & coordinators was made by Alan Estes, seconded by†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kristin Ing.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directorís Report:

Jera Pieper reported that two staff members have recently become certified in their respective specialty fields, a school psychologist and a vision impaired teacher. Director Pieper reported that FJSPED will purchase iReady Diagnostic for all students in member districts, and Instructional Licenses for Special Education students. Ali Nordin is the contact person for iReady. Director Pieper shared a document with EI Transition dates, and stated the LEA will not be on each notice. The Resolution for Proxy was discussed, and Director Pieper will email the electronic version to all Superintendents.Director Pieper also mentioned that Infinitec can be used for mandated trainings, as FJSPED is a member. Directions for use will be emailed.

 

Other:

†††††††††††††† None

 

Adjournment:

At 9:12 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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††† †††September 18, 2018

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. The meeting was held at Kingdom Seed Ministries in Mt. Vernon, 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:

Erik Estill, Rome #2††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tammy McCollum, Akin #91

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115

Tammy Beckham, McClellan #12††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Brock Harris, Thompsonville #174

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

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

Stuart Parks, Grand Prairie #6††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dave Larkin, Woodlawn #209

Mike Denault, Summersville #79††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Jeff Fritchtnitch, Mt. Vernon #201††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††† ††††† †††††††††††††††

Dana Waggoner, Farrington #99

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80

Richard Towers, Christopher #99

Alan Estes, Waltonville #1

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82

Shane Gordon, Bluford #318

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

Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801

 

 

Consent Agenda:

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

 

†† (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of August 21, 2018

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

†† (d) Approve the Lease with Mt. Vernon City Schools, District#80

†††

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

 

Voting for the motion: Tammy Beckham, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dana Waggoner, Richard Towers, Steve Smith, Shane Gordon, Stuart Parks, Alan Estes.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel:

†††††††††††††† None

††††††††††††††

Old Business:

None

 

 

 

 

 

New Business:

Governing Board:

The Governing Board meeting was considered. By consensus it was set for October 30th, 2018 at the FJSPED office at 6:30p.m.

 

Directorís Report:

Jera Pieper stated that Salary Schedule forms would be sent to each District, to be based on October 1, 2018 Salary and Benefits. Jera Pieper will email electronic copies of 504 Documents to Superintendents.Director Pieper detailed that FJSPED programs will have their data loaded into a report card for FJSPED, and information will be shared about this process as it is gained.

††††††††††††††

Other:

None

 

Adjournment:

At 9:10a.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Richard Towers, seconded by Aletta Lawrence.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 16, 2018

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. 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 9:00 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††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mike Denault, Summersville #79

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115

Alan Estes, Waltonville #1†††††††††††††† ††††††††††† †† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Jeff Fritchtnitch, Mt. Vernon #201†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Shane Gordon, Bluford Unit #318

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† †††††††††††††† Tammy Beckham, McClellan #12††

Stuart Parks, Grand Prairie #6†† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

Richard Towers, Christopher #99†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dana Waggoner, Farrington #99

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chris McCann, Spring Garden #178

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

Tammy McCollum, Akin #91††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Brock Harris, Thompsonville #174

Steve Smith, Benton #47

Aaron Mattox, Benton #103

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82

 

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

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

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801

 

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 September 18, 2018.

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

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

 

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

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox,

Brock Harris, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Stuart Parks, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion:None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel:

†††††††††††††† None:

 

Old Business:

†††††††††††††† None:

 

 

 

New Business:

†††††††††††††† Audit Report:

A motion to approve the Audit Report as presented was made by Craig Kujawa, seconded by

Alan Estes. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox,

Brock Harris, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Stuart Parks, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion:None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

Revolving Line of Credit:

A motion to renew our Revolving Line of Credit with Peoples National Bank was made by

Steve Smith, seconded by Erik Estill. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Steve Smith, Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox,

Brock Harris, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Stuart Parks, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dave Larkin.

 

Voting against the Motion:None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

Directorís Report:

The Director reviewed the the Audit report, along with the two findings.A copy of the Audit is available at the FJSPED Central Office. The Director asked that Districts please return salary survey packets.The Director also shared that all District SLPís have been asked to join FJSPED SLPís to gain required Professional development hours, at FJSPEDís expense. An iReady Flyer was handed out before the meeting began.

 

Other:

Chairman Jason Henry stated that the Governing Board meeting was scheduled for October 30th at 6:30 in the FJSPED conference room.He also mentioned that there would be upcoming meeting being set for the Finance and Personnel Committees.

††††††††††††††

 

Adjournment:

At 9:05 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

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Executive Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† ††November 20, 2018

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. The meeting was held at Kingdom Seed Ministries, Mt. Vernon, IL.Chairman Henry called the meeting to order at 9:03 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†††† †††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† †††††††††††††† Aaron Mattox, Benton High #103

Stuart Parks, Grand Prairie #6††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Steve Smith, Benton Grade #47

Misty Johnasson, Waltonville #1††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5†††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† Shane Gordon, Bluford #318††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Richard Towers, Christopher #99†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115

Erik Estill, Rome #2††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† Tammy McCollum, Adkin #91†††††

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80†† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Brock Harris, Thompsonville #174

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jeff Fritchtnitch, Mt. Vernon #201

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chris McCann, Spring Garden #178

Dana Waggoner, Farrington #99††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tammy Beckham, McClellan #12

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209††

Mike Denault, Summersville #79

 

Administrative Staff:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guests:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† ††††††††† Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

Consent Agenda:

Misty Johnasson 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 16, 2018

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

 

Quent Hamilton seconded the Motion.Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the Motion: Richard Towers, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Misty Johnasson, Erik Estill, Stuart Parks, Mike Denault, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Dana Waggoner, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the Motion:None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personnel:

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

A motion to acknowledge the resignation of Paraprofessional, Alyssa Basenberg, was made by

Dave Larkin, seconded by Craig Kujawa.

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

 

Hiring of Educational Technologist:

A motion to hire Mike Blakemore as an Ed Tech was made by Richard Towers, seconded by Erik Estill. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Richard Towers, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Misty Johnasson, Erik Estill, Stuart Parks, Mike Denault, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Dana Waggoner, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the Motion:None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

A motion to hire Heather Patton as an Ed Tech was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Quent Hamilton. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Richard Towers, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Misty Johnasson, Erik Estill, Stuart Parks, Mike Denault, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Dana Waggoner, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the Motion:None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

Old Business:None

 

New Business:

Acknowledge Agreement with SIUC for Social Work Internships:

A motion to approve the agreement for Social Work Internships with SIUC & FJSPED was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Craig Kujawa.

 

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

 

Consider Special Governing Board Date:

The Governing Board meeting will be held December13, 2018 at the FJSPED office. Time to be determined by Governing Board Chairman, Mark Minor.

 

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.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Other:

None

 

Adjournment:

At 9:09 a.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Dave Larkin, 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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††† December 13, 2018

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Thursday, December 13, 2018. 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 12:31 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††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chris McCann, Spring Garden #178

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dana Waggoner, Farrington #99

Mike Denault, Summersville #79††† ††††††††††† †† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Jeff Fritchtnitch, Mt. Vernon #201(12:33)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Steve Smith, Benton #47

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† †††††††††††††† Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115

Tammy Beckham, McClellan #12(12:32)†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Brock Harris, Thompsonville #174 †††††††††††††† †††††††††

Alan Estes, Waltonville #1††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

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

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80

Tammy McCollum, Akin #91

Shane Gordon, Bluford #318(12:31)

Stuart Parks, Grand Prairie #6

Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188

 

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

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

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 20, 2018.

†† (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: Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Mark Miller, Stuart Parks, Tammy Beckham, Mike Denault, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

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.

 

Acknowledge Resignations:

A motion to accept the resignations of paraprofessionalís Mallory Knaack and Brenda Cowling was made by Richard Towers, seconded by Stuart Parks.

 

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

 

Old Business:

†††††††††††††† None

††††††††††††††

New Business:

†††††††††††††† Salary & Fringe Benefits:

A motion to approve the FY 18 Salary Schedule as presented was made by Craig Kujawa, seconded by Erik Estill. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Aaron Mattox, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Alan Estes, Erik Estill, Mark Miller, Stuart Parks, Tammy Beckham, Mike Denault, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon, Jeff Fritchtnitch.

 

Voting against the Motion:None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

Directorís Report:

Jera Pieper stated that Excess Cost calculations should be emailed to her by December 13, 2018.Director Pieper also stated that two Professional Development opportunities will be available this Spring, a Behavior Workshop for teachers and staff, and a Train the Trainer on Trauma Informed Practices. Additional information will be sent to districts.

 

Other:

†††††††††††††† The next Board Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at KSM in Mt. Vernon.

 

Adjournment:

At 12:37 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Dave Larkin, 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 15, 2019

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.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††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tammy McCollum, Akin #91

Aaron Mattox, Benton #103†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mike Green, Waltonville #1

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

Stuart Parks, Grand Prairie #6††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chris McCann, Spring Garden #178

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† †††††††††††††† Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115

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

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

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

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tammy Beckham, McClellan #12

Dana Wagoner, Farrington #99

Mike Denault, Summersville #79

Jeff Fritchtnitch, Mt. Vernon #201

Shane Gordon, Bluford #318

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

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

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

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 13, 2018

†† (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

†† (c) Approve the Treasurerís Report

 

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

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Tammy Beckham, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill,

Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dana Wagoner, Richard Towers, Steve Smith, Shane Gordon, Stuart Parks.

 

Voting against the Motion:None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel:

†††††††††††††† Hiring of Educational Tech:

A motion to hire Courtney Rudloff as an Educational Tech was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Stuart Parks. A roll call vote was taken:

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Tammy Beckham, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill,

Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dana Wagoner, Richard Towers, Steve Smith, Shane Gordon, Stuart Parks.

 

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:

None to discuss

 

Consider FJSPED Staff to conduct Child Find Screenings:

It was agreed upon that FJSPED staff would be used to conduct Child Find Screenings.

 

Consider date for March Governing Board Meeting:

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

March 26, 2019 at the FJSPED office.

 

Directorís Report:

Jera Pieper briefly described a change in iStar that will require Administrators to Certify District data. More information will be presented as it becomes available.

 

Other:

Chairman Henry thanked all the Superintendents for responding to the Performance review on Director Pieper.

 

Adjournment:

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

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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