Waconia School Board – July 16, 2012

Minutes of Regular Meeting
The Board of Trustees
Waconia Public Schools

A Regular of the Board of Trustees of Waconia Public Schools was held Monday, July 16, 2012, beginning at 7:00 PM in the Educational Services Center.
CALL TO ORDER by Chair Kittridge at 7:00pm, and
NOTATION OF MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: Kittridge, Weinand, Thom, Bullis, Rothstein
Members absent: Johnson, Griffin

Motions Approved (unanimous) Approve minutes of the June 11, 2012 regular meeting CONSENT AGENDA Approve Bills and Wire Transfers Approve Personnel Items Resignations: Allison Wachutka, Anthony Kley, Stephanie Didow – Wambeke, Jeffrey Segner Extended Contracts for 2012-2013 Lynette Alger – Guidance Counselor (17 additional days); Kelly Jo Raether – Work Experience Coordinator (7 additional days); Wendy Grundhofer – Assessment Coordinator (20 additional days); James Bettcher – Guildance Counselor & ALC/Targeted Services Coordinator (26 additional days); Sara Eischens – Health Coordinator (25 additional days + 209 additional hours) New Hires: • Karen Greenwald – full-time Speech Transliterator/Interpreter (new position / no longer contracted through CSEC) • Amber Galer – full time Technology Assistant (new  position) • Tom Puchalla – full-time Network Supervisor (replacement) • Judy Nagel – full-time Assistant High School Principal (replacement) • Allison Jannette -.80 FTE Instrumental Music Teacher (replacement) • Rebecca Sonnek – .2 FTE School psychologist (new position due to increased enrollment) • Kate Berkbigler – 1.0 FTE Elementary Ed Teacher (replacement) • Ellen Wetherbee – 1.0 FTE Elementary Ed teacher (new position due to increased enrollment) • Kelly Peterson- 1.0 FTE Elementary Ed Teacher (replacement) • Sammy Nelson – 1.0 FTE SPED Teacher (new position based on increased enrollment) Long-term Substitutes: Kristin Bruellman (Karow) Employee Status Changes: Kenneth Bach – Nutritional Assistant (3.5hrs/day to 6.5 hrs/day) – replacement; Karen Thell – FACS Teacher (.42 FTE to .50 FTE); Lori Schwirtz – Administrative Assistant I – Office Receptionist to Administrative Assistant II – Guidance Office Receptionist); Tuition Billing Joint Agreement with U of M (college in the school) Approve K-8 English/Language Arts Curriculum and Program Recommendations Second Reading Board Policies: 602 Organization of Calendar and School Day, 606 Textbooks and Instructional Materials, 613 Graduation Requirements, 807 Health and Safety Policy Approve 2012-2013 Field Trip Proposals Approve Health and Safety Preliminary Budget for 2012-2013 Approve Proposed  Agreement with Waconia Principal Association for 2011-2013 Approve Proposed 2011-2013 Terms and Conditions of Employment for Unaffiliated Directors

ADJOURNMENT Meeting adjourned at 7:37pm The preceding is a summary of the official transcripts on file at the District Office located at 512 Industrial Blvd, Waconia. The next regularly scheduled meeting is Aug. 13 at 7pm at City Hall. Expenditures by Fund General fund $2,208,153.59 Food Service 40.849.75 Com Ed 74,125.35 Jessica Kilian Clerk

(Published in The Waconia Patriot Aug. 23, 2012)