November 20, 2018 Minutes

 

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

                                            

 

 

Executive Board Minutes                                                                                                November 20, 2018

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. The meeting was held at Kingdom Seed Ministries, Mt. Vernon, IL.  Chairman Henry called the meeting to order at 9:03 a.m.  Roll call 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:

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196                                                  Aaron Mattox, Benton High #103

Stuart Parks, Grand Prairie #6                                                      Steve Smith, Benton Grade #47

Misty Johnasson, Waltonville #1                                                  Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5                               Shane Gordon, Bluford #318                                                      Gina Ilbery, Field #3

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

Erik Estill, Rome #2                                                                      Tammy McCollum, Adkin #91     

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80                                                 Brock Harris, Thompsonville #174

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188                                     Jeff Fritchtnitch, Mt. Vernon #201

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82                                                             Chris McCann, Spring Garden #178

Dana Waggoner, Farrington #99                                                  Tammy Beckham, McClellan #12

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209  

Mike Denault, Summersville #79 

 

 

Administrative Staff:                                                                  Guests:                                                            Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801                                                                                                                                 Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801                                                                                                                   Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801                                  

 

Consent Agenda:

Misty Johnasson moved to approve the Consent Agenda. The items assigned to the Consent Agenda were as follows:

 

   (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of October 16, 2018

   (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

   (c) Approve the Treasurer’s Report

 

Quent Hamilton seconded the Motion.  Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded: 

 

Voting for the Motion: Richard Towers, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Misty Johnasson, Erik Estill, Stuart Parks, Mike Denault, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Dana Waggoner, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the Motion:  None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personnel:  

               Acknowledge Resignations:

A motion to acknowledge the resignation of Paraprofessional, Alyssa Basenberg, was made by

Dave Larkin, seconded by Craig Kujawa.

 

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

 

Hiring of Educational Technologist:

A motion to hire Mike Blakemore as an Ed Tech was made by Richard Towers, seconded by Erik Estill. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Richard Towers, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Misty Johnasson, Erik Estill, Stuart Parks, Mike Denault, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Dana Waggoner, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the Motion:  None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

A motion to hire Heather Patton as an Ed Tech was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Quent Hamilton. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Richard Towers, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Misty Johnasson, Erik Estill, Stuart Parks, Mike Denault, Aletta Lawrence, Craig Kujawa, Dana Waggoner, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the Motion:  None.

 

Motion Carried.

 

Old Business:  None

 

New Business:

Acknowledge Agreement with SIUC for Social Work Internships:

A motion to approve the agreement for Social Work Internships with SIUC & FJSPED was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Craig Kujawa.

 

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

 

Consider Special Governing Board Date:

The Governing Board meeting will be held December13, 2018 at the FJSPED office. Time to be determined by Governing Board Chairman, Mark Minor.

 

Director’s Report:

Jera Pieper informed the Board that a Fellowship Agreement was in consideration for a current Program Aide to continue her education. The Director updated the Board on Oakland Education Center and the need for qualified teachers. Special Education student discipline guidelines were shared with the Board.

                             

Other: 

None

 

Adjournment:

At 9:09 a.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Stuart Parks.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jason Henry, Chairman                                                     Richard Towers, Secretary