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BOARD OF EDUCATION Willmar Public School – West Central Tribune

BOARD OF EDUCATION Willmar Public Schools – ISD 347 Willmar, MN 56201 Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting on June 13, 2022 Regular Board Meeting called to order by Chair, Justin Bos, at 4:30 p.m. Members Present: Mary Amon, Jay Lawton, Randy Frederickson, Mike Reynolds, Scott Thaden, Justin Bos, Tammy Barnes Members Absent: Motion by Tammy Barnes, seconded by Mike Reynolds, to approve the agenda. Motion carried. Motion by Mary Amon, seconded by Randy Frederickson, to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion carried. CONSENT AGENDA Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting on May 9, 2022 and Special School Board Meeting on May 13, 2022. Payment of Bills and Wire Transfers for period ending May 31, 2022; totaling $3,787,565.38. Personnel Items: Appointments: Aida Bautista, Special Education Instructor, Roosevelt (22-23 Schl Yr) Replacement Mia Deadrick, Elementary Instructor, Roosevelt (22-23 Schl Yr) Replacement Claire Gray, Elementary Instructor, Roosevelt (22-23 Schl Yr) Replacement Jane Hedman, Special Education Instructor, Senior High (22-23 Schl Yr) Replacement Sara Thein, Elementary Instructor, Kennedy (22-23 Schl Yr) Replacement Abigail Trevino, Special Education Paraprofessional, Lakeland (5/24/22) Replacement Lindsey Welker, Elementary Instructor, Roosevelt (22-23 Schl Yr) Christina Werner, Elementary Instructor, Lakeland (22-23 Schl Yr) Replacement Resignations: Ashley Baker, Special Education Paraprofessional, Lakeland (6/3/22) Mary Baker, Food Service Assistant, Kennedy (6/3/22) Patrick Beierman, Administrator, Alternative Programs (6/30/22) Claire Bratland, Elementary Instructor (5/16/22) Susie Flaig, Special Education Instructor, Kennedy (06/07/22) Jordan Geiser, Special Education Paraprofessional, Roosevelt (6/3/22) Levi Gotto, Phy Ed Instructor, Kennedy (6/30/22) Kyle Green, Phy Ed Instructor, Kennedy (6/6/22) Pre Htroo, Cultural Liaison, District Office (5/11/22) Markus Mehr, Education Paraprofessional, ALC (6/3/22) Shelby Nelson, Special Education Paraprofessional (6/3/22) Eric Serrano, Bilingual Paraprofessional, Area Learning Center (5/5/22) Gloria Serrato, Administrative Assistant to Principal, Roosevelt (6/30/22) Tamara Thielke, Early Childhood Paraprofessional, Roosevelt (6/3/22) Leave of Absence: Brian Brandt, Head Custodian, Middle School (6/29/22-7/29/22) Amanda Broman (Sellner), Science Instructor, Sernio High (9/10/22-12/2/22) Loida Espinoza, Cultural Liaison, Senior High (5/4/22-6/16/22) Kelly Frank, Communications Instructor, Senior High (Approx 10/31/22-1/23/23) Terri Hoover, Custodian, Lakeland Intermittent Leave (6/6/22-7/29/22) Tina Jenkins, Food Service, (5/16/22-6/3/22) Gilbert Lopez, Custodian, Senior High (6/10/22-6/19/22) Kay Nilson, Foreign Language Instructor, Senior High (5/23/22-5/27/22) Darla Reynolds, Administrative Assistant, Middle School (5/20/22-6/5/22) Keisha Wolter, Elementary Instructor, Lakeland (22-23 Schl Yr) Abigail Zylstra, Parent Educator, Jefferson Learning Center (9/6/22-11/27/22) Transfers: Stephanie Daniels from Interventionist, Kennedy to Special Education Paraprofessional, Kennedy (22-23 Schl Yr) New Position Jason Hultgren from Technology Teacher Kennedy to Phy Ed Instructor, Kennedy (22-23 Schl Yr) Replacement Extra Curricular Appointments: Bradlee Cotton, Assistant Girls Basketball Coach (6/3/22) Replacement Randi Farber, Middle School Cross Country Coach (5/31/22) Replacement Grant Schwieger, Assistant Varsity Football Coach (6/3/22) Replacement Extra Curricular Resignations: Parker Cook, Middle School Nordic Ski (6/3/22) Todd Hagen, Assistant Activities Director, Senior High (6/30/22) Josie Kent, Gymnastics Coach (5/16/22) Kayla Stangeland, Middle School Girls Soccer Coach (5/25/22) Retirements: Patricia Hillenbrand, Special Education Paraprofessional 7/31/22 Deena Keil, School Nurse, Senior High (6/10/22) Desiree Lee, Administrative Assistant, ALC, Adjust Retirement Date to 5/26/22 Keith Petersen, In-School Suspension Coordinator, Senior High 6/6/22 Agreements: – ABE Consortium Agreement – 2022-2024 School Resource Officers Agreement Renewal Membership: MSHSL Membership for 2022-2023 REPORTS 1. Business and Finance – No report. 2. Human Resources – Mrs. Windingstad reported that staffing continues to be a priority and it remains a challenge to fill positions. We are working with International Teach Alliance (ITA) to try to recruit and hire teachers from other countries in an exchange program. These teachers are able to teach in the United States for up to five years. Mrs. Windingstad reported that she and her team are beginning to load the new HR Management System that supports position control, efficiency and accuracy. She added that the next big project is to start working on retro pay for teachers with a goal to issue by mid-late July. Lastly, she reported that negotiations is beginning with all other groups including Sign Language Interpreters and Custodians this week. 3. Teaching & Learning – Mrs. Thomas reported summer school is wrapping up this week with over 500 students participating. Elementary and Middle School students received instruction in reading, math, STEM, phy. ed. as well as opportunities for some Social Emotional Learning. There have been 133 credits at the Senior High and 111 at the ALC as of June 24th. The requirement for districts to offer distance learning expired at the end of the school year. A team of leaders explored potential options for this coming school year. The team determined that for the 2022-2023 school year, contracting with SWWC to access their supplemental online program would be the best option. 4. Superintendent – Dr. Holm reported the Assistant Superintendent would be coming on board on July 5th. Dr. Bill Adams, the new Assistant Superintendent has attended Marzano Evaluation training in June. ACTION ITEMS 1. Seeking Bid for Middle School Project – Motion by Tammy Barnes, seconded by Scott Thaden to approve seeking bids for Middle School Project. Motion carried with a 7-0 vote. 2. Seeking Bid for MS Parking Lot – Motion by Mary Amon, seconded by Tammy Barnes to approve seeking bid for MS Parking Lot. Motion carried with a 7-0 vote. 3. Ten-Year Long Term Facility Maintenance Revenue Plan, Expenditures and Statement of Assurances– Motion by Mike Reynolds, seconded by Scott Thaden to approve the Long Term Facility Maintenance Ten Year Plan for its facilities for 2022-2023. Motion carried with a 7-0 vote. 4. Elementary Student Handbook – Motion by Randy Frederickson, seconded by Scott Thaden to approve the Elementary Student Handbook changes for the 2022-2023 school year. Motion carried with a 7-0 vote. 5. Middle School Student Handbook – Motion by Mary Amon, seconded by Mike Reynolds to approve the Middle School Student Handbook changes for the 2022-2023 school year. Motion carried with a 7-0 vote. 6. Senior High Student Handbook – Motion by Mary Amon, seconded by Scott Thaden to approve the Senior High Student Handbook changes for the 2022-2023 school year. Motion carried with a 7-0 vote. 7. Accepting Gifts/Donations – Motion by Scott Thaden, seconded by Tammy Barnes to accept the donations from East Norway Lake ELCW ($50 – Senior High Prom), Willmar Jr. Golf Foundation ($2,000 – Support Boys and Girls Senior High Golf program), Anonymous ($1,500 value – Appliances for SH Home Maintenance Class), Willmar Baseball Fastpitch Booster Association ($2,712 – Baseball Student Activity Fund), Floor to Ceiling ($750 – Ad Panel on Hodapp Scoreboard), Rambow ($1,500 – Ad Panel on Hodapp Scoreboard), Margaret Goblirsch (Cello (value $300) – Student/Staff use), Troy Reynolds, In Memory of Brenda and Jenna Reynolds, (2 violins (value $400) – Elementary Orchestra Program), Curt Eischens ($100 – Baseball Student Activity Fund), Willmar Noon Lions ($500 – Senior Awards), Alan and Meghan Reiman ($90 – Basketball Banners), Advocacy and Inclusion Matter, AIM, ($300 – Financial Support for hosting AIM dance – NHS Student Activity Fund). Motion carried with a 7-0 roll call vote. (A copy of the resolution is available in the District Office) 8. Transportation Contracts – Motion by Randy Frederickson, seconded by Mary Amon to approve the 2022-2023, 2023-2024 and 2024-2025 Transportation Contracts. Motion carried with a 7-0 vote. 9. 2022-2023 Original Budget – Motion by Tammy Barnes, seconded by Scott Thaden to approve the 2022-2023 Original Budget. Motion carried with a 7-0 vote. BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS Transportation Committee Meeting Report CLOSED SESSION (under MN Statute 13.D.03; Subd. 1 (b)) For the purpose of discussing Non-Teacher Group and Consider Strategy for Negotiations Motion by Mary Amon, seconded by Mike Reynolds to enter into closed session at 6:04 pm. Motion carried with a 7-0 vote. Motion by Tammy Barnes, seconded by Randy Frederickson to reconvene meeting at 6:51 pm CLOSED SESSION (under MN Statute 13.D.05; Subd. 3) Evaluate Performance of Individual (Dr. Jeff Holm, Superintendent) Subject to Board Authority Motion by Tammy Barnes, seconded by Scott Thaden to enter into closed session at 6:51 pm. Motion carried with a 7-0 vote. ADJOURN – Meeting adjourned at 7:30 pm. (July 16, 2022) 81768

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