January 12, 2015 Minutes

CHENEY USD #268

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

CHS Library

Monday, January 12, 2015

7:00 pm Regular Meeting

 

Minutes

 

1.         CALL MEETING TO ORDER

President Jason Gregory called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.  Members present were Jarrod Bartlett, Van Dewey, Brandt Ditgen, Marcia Kampling, Rusty Slusser and Matt Voth.  Also present were David Grover, Superintendent; Greg Rosenhagen, CHS Principal; Sherri Conrad, CES Principal; Todd Hague, Activities Director; Jodi Grover, CCR Director and Dawn Hampel, Board Clerk.

 

2.         PUBLIC FORUM

            No patrons were present.

 

3.         APPROVAL OR REVISION OF AGENDA

It was moved by Matt Voth and seconded by Marcia Kampling to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried  7-0

 

4.         APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT AGENDA

It was moved by Brandt Ditgen and seconded by Rusty Slusser to approve the consent agenda as presented.  Motion carried   7-0

 

The consent agenda consisted of:  the Minutes for the December 8, 2014 Regular Meeting and January 5, 2015 Strategic Planning Meeting; the payment of the bills and the payment of the bond bills.

 

5.         ACCEPTANCE OF STUDENT ASSISTANCE FUND GIFTS

It was moved by Jarrod Bartlett and seconded by Van Dewey to accept the monetary gifts to the Student Assistance Fund from the Cheney United Methodist Church and the Cheney United Methodist Women.  Motion carried   7-0

 

6.         ARCHITECT / CONSTRUCTION MANAGER UPDATES

            DLR Group was not able to attend the meeting.

 

7.         ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORTS

            Superintendent’s Report:

·         Legislative Delegation meeting information

·         Health Ins. update regarding adding Classified Staff

·         State of Kansas financial update

           

CHS Principal’s Report:

·         Student Growth Measures information

·         College credit courses have increased with WATC

CMS Principal’s Report:

·         8th grade project using digital learning tools

·         Goddard Middle School will be sending teacher’s to Cheney for Inservice in February

 

CES Principal’s Report:

·         DARE Graduation for 5th grade will be on Tuesday 1/13

·         Honor Law Enforcement Day was held on 1/9

·         4th Grade Energy Fair on 1/16

·         College Career Standards information

·         Curriculum update

 

CCR Director’s Report:

·         Edgenuity on-line information

 

Activities Director’s Report:

·         State Debate is on 1/17

·         Basketball tournaments in progress

·         Wrestling Quad on 1/27 – 1st for Cheney to host

·         Music competition season beginning

 

8.         BOE REPORTS

Brandt Ditgen reported on the December Special Education Coop meeting that he attended.  Some of the items that were discussed were:  approved hiring of new teachers, staff training, performance reviews and doctorial incentive program.

 

9.         FUTURE STRATEGIC PLANNING MEETINGS

            The Board is looking at March 30 as a tentative date for the next strategic planning meeting.

 

10.        EXECUTIVE SESSION

At 7:53 pm it was moved by Matt Voth and seconded by Rusty Slusser that the Board enter executive session to discuss personal matters of non-elected personnel to protect the privacy interests of the individual(s) to be discussed because if this matter were discussed in open session it might invade the privacy of those discussed and that the Board return to open session in this room at 8:03 pm.  Motion carried   7-0       (Present were BOE members and the Superintendent)

 

            The Board resumed open session at 8:03 pm.

 

11.        APPROVAL OF JOB OFFERINGS / RESIGNATIONS

It was moved by Matt Voth and seconded by Marcia Kampling to accept the resignation from Barbara Ridenour as CES Assistant Cook as of January 20, 2015.  Motion carried   7-0

 

It was moved by Rusty Slusser and seconded by Van Dewey to approve the 2 year contracts to the following:                  Motion carried   7-0

   

            Greg Rosenhagen                     CHS Principal

            Amy Wallace                             CMS Principal

            Sherri Conrad                            CES Principal

            Todd Hague                              Activities Director

            Brad Buscher                            IT Director

            Jodi Grover                               CCR Director

 

12.        ADJOURNMENT

            President Jason Gregory adjourned the meeting at 8:05 pm.

 

 

 

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Jason Gregory, Board President                                    Dawn M Hampel, Board Clerk

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