Summary of the May 7, 2019 Board of Education Special Meeting

Summary of the May 7, 2019 Board of Education Special Meeting

SUMMARY OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING - MAY 7, 2019

 

 

Recognition of Visitors:

 

A parent expressed concerns with school procedures.

 

Approved Leave of Absences:

 

  • Vickie Ryan - social studies and electives teacher at Hadley Middle School - extension of FMLA using sick days through 6/7/19

  • Shannon Moore - 4th grade teacher at Butler School - eff. 9/11/19 - 11/22/19, returning on 11/25/19

  • Sarah Flentge - special education teacher - extension of current leave through the end of the school year (6/10/19)

     

    Approved Resignations:

     

  • Megan Huntley - speech/language pathologist at Young school - eff. the end of the 2018-2019 school year

  • Extra-Curriculum Staff: Megan Huntley - talent show sponsor at Young School - eff. the end of the 2018-2019 school year

     

    Approved Employment Recommendations:

  • Jane Petschow - psychologist at Homer Junior High School - eff. 8/19/19

  • Christy Gajdorus - paraprofessional at Goodings Grove School - correction to job title from instructional aide to paraprofessional

  • Jaimie Kadlub - paraprofessional at Young School - eff. 5/13/19

  • Extra-Curricular Staff:  William Pavlich - 8th grade boys’ basketball coach - eff. immediately

     

    Superintendent’s Report:

     

    Superintendent, Craig Schoppe, reported that he was recently approached by a local non-profit that has an interest in acquiring Goodings Grove School to utilize as a possible community center for children.  He is in the process of gathering details and information for the purpose of future conversation.  If those conversations progress, Mr. Schoppe will provide the Board with updates.  He is entertaining this possibility to evaluate all options to address our increasing enrollment throughout the District.

    Teacher Appreciation Week - Mr. Schoppe recognized and thanked all Homer 33C staff members for all the great things they do each and every day for our students and families.  He stated that he believes we have the greatest staff in the world and he is so thankful for their efforts.

     

     

     

    Approved Contract:

     

    Contract for 2019 asphalt pavement replacement/maintenance was awarded to Matthew Paving, Inc., in the amount of $289,500.

     

    Old Business:

     

  • Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, Mike Szopinski, provided an update on the 7th and 8th grade chromebook survey and recommended the students be allowed to take their chromebooks home during the 2019-2020 school year.

  • Mike Szopinski, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, provided an update on the 6th grade chromebook survey and recommended the students not be allowed to take their chromebooks home during the 2019-2020 school year.

     

    New Business:

     

    Mr. Schoppe, Superintendent, provided information on possible options regarding the Butler School chiller.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Next Board Meeting is Tuesday, May 28, at 7:00 p.m.