May 21 2019

 

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

 

 

                                            

Executive Board Minutes                                                                                                             May 21, 2019

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The meeting was held in a meeting room at Kingdom Seed Ministries in Mt. Vernon, IL. Chairman Dr. Henry called the meeting to order at 9:10 a.m. Roll was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established.  All listed Executive Board Members were physically present. 

 

 

Executive Board Present:                                                           Executive Board Absent:

Craik Kujawa, Bethel #82                                                             Aaron Mattox, Benton High #103

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188                                      Steve Smith, Benton #47

Richard Towers, Christopher #99                                                  Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115

Shane Gordon, Bluford #318(9:14)                                              Chris McCann, Spring Garden #178

Erik Estill, Rome #2                                                                      Brock Harris, Thompsonville #174

Jeff Fritchtnitch, Mt. Vernon #201                                               Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Dana Waggoner, Farrington #99                                                  Stuart Parks, Grand Prairie #6                                   Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80                                                  Tammy McCollum, Akin #91

Mike Denault, Summersville #79                                                 Tammy Beckham, McClellan #12 

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209                                             

Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5                                                          

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Mike Green, Waltonville #1

              

Administrative Staff:                                                                  Guests:                              

Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801                                           Eric Helbig, Woodlawn Unit #209

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801                                   Ron Daniels, ROE #13

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801                                                 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

Consent Agenda:

Dave Larkin moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included:

 

   (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of April 16, 2019

   (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

   (c) Approve the Treasurer’s Report

   (d) Consider APEX Learning Price Quote

 

Eric Estill seconded the Motion.  Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded: 

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Mark Miller, Aletta Lawrence, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dana Waggoner, Richard Towers,

Mike Green.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel:

               Acknowledge Resignation:

A motion to accept the resignation of Katie House, LBS1 Teacher was made by Richard Towers, seconded by Erik Estill. A roll call vote was taken.

 

The motion carried with a voice of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

 

 

Hiring of Speech and Language Pathologist:

A motion to hire Alexys Hayes, SLP was made by Jeff Fritchtnitch, seconded by Aletta Lawrence. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Mark Miller, Aletta Lawrence, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dana Waggoner, Richard Towers,

Mike Green.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Hiring of Paraprofessional:

A motion to hire Michelle Rubalcaba, Paraprofessional was made by Mike Denault, seconded by Craig Kujawa. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Mark Miller, Aletta Lawrence, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dana Waggoner, Richard Towers,

Mike Green.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Old Business:

 None

 

New Business:  

Consider MOA with Murray State University:

A motion to approve a Collaborative Teacher Preparation Memorandum between FJSPED and Murray State University was made by Quent Hamilton, seconded by Dave Larkin. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Mark Miller, Aletta Lawrence, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dana Waggoner, Richard Towers, Mike Green.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Director’s Report:

Director Pieper discussed Timely and Meaningful Consultation, and that district signed documentation would be shared with Districts. TMC and other data and documentation for the Consolidated District Plan was shared with Districts in a previous email. LEA Determination letters were sent from ISBE, with no districts being required to complete additional follow-up.  The Executive Board packet included the Resolution for Appointment of a Member of the Board of Education to serve as a member of the Governing Board. Districts were requested to send in District Calendars once approved. 

                             

Other:

The next Board Meeting will be held June 18, 2019 at the Franklin & Jefferson Counties Special Education Office, 409 E Park, Benton, IL at 9:00 A.M.

 

Adjournment:

               At 9:17 a.m. A motion to adjourn was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Richard Towers.

              

               The motion carried with a voice of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jason Henry, Chairman                                                  Richard Towers, Secretary