Facilitators, Co-Chairs: John and Andrea
Time Keeper: Andrea
Location and Time: Horizons K-8 Conference Room, 6:00 p.m.
Call to Order:
John McCluskey, Orion Poplawski, Jim Freund, Ron Wawrzynek, Nel Woller, Andrea Foote, Beth Coleman, Shannon Hassan, Anne Hudson, Nichole Houser
Welcome and Board Member Introductions,
Discussion of Board Priorities and strategic vision.
- Action Item: October Board Meeting Agenda to include discussion of action plan for developing strategic vision for Horizons K-8.
Board member roles and elections:
M & S: Motion to Approve the following elected positions. Motion approved.
Co-Chair: Andrea Foote
Parent Vice Chair: Kevin Holst
Faculty Vice Chair: Jim Freund
Secretary: Anne Hudson
Treasurer: Andrea Foote
Executive Committee: Jim Freund, Andrea Foote, Kevin Holst, John McCluskey
M & S: Motion to Approve the Executive Committee. Motion Approved.
The Board discussed the role of the Executive Committee
- Action Item: October Board Meeting Agenda to include review of document “Horizons K-8 Board Job Descriptions” identifying roles of Board Members.
Board Committee Formation:
The Board reviewed committee roles as outlined in the document “Horizons K-8 Board Committee Charters”
Board members to direct the following committees:
Development: John McCluskey, Shannon Hassan
Finance Review: Andrea Foote, John McCluskey, Kevin Holst
Technology Review: Orion Poplawski, Katie Miles
Compensation: Ron Wawrzynek, Jim Freund, Beth Coleman, and Orion Poplawski
- Action Item: Andrea Foote and John McCluskey to discuss committees at September Council Meeting.
The Board reviewed the document “Horizons K-8 Budget Summary”
The Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Audit has been successfully completed.
The Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA) hiring process was discussed. Three candidates were interviewed. The hiring committee has made a recommendation for hire of Jaclyn Tardy as TOSA.
M & S: Motion to approve hire of Jaclyn Adley. Motion Approved.
Update on 1/2 Position:
1/2 Instructor Elizabeth Hershoff is on a 3 month medical leave. The school will hire a long term temporary substitute teacher for this position to cover the 3 month period. After three months, the position will be re-evaluated and re-posted as needed. If reposted, the position will be considered a full time, temporary position through the end of the 2015-2016 school year.
Three candidates for the temporary 1/2 Position will be interviewed on Friday, September 11.
M & S: Motion to approve the First and Second Grade, Multi-Age Classroom Teacher, Long Term Substitute position. Motion Approved.
The Board approved hiring of the following candidates for vacant positions:
M & S: Motion to approve hire of Julie Litt, .35 5-8 Math
M & S: Motion to approve hire of Jenny Green, 3/4 ParaEducator
M & S: Motion to approve hire of Teran Sittner, 7/8 Social Studies
Currently there is one vacant ParaEducator position at 5/6 grade level.
M & S: Motion to Adjourn. Motion Approved.