5/24/2013 12:49:00 PM ISD #531
SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
Monday, May 20, 2013-6 pm
Site: BHS multi-purpose room
Members present: Matt Prigge, Chris Douglas, Paul Daley, Peggy Harris, Peggy Morris and Nick Laning, Student Representative. Members absent: Faith Hollasch and Tessa Olive. Superintendent Jeffrey S. Elstad was present.
Chair Matt Prigge called for a moment of silence for missing students of Moore, Oklahoma.
Tessa Olive arrived at 6:04 p.m.
Approved consent agenda including: communications; April 15, 2013, regular meeting and April 24, 2013 special School Board/City Council joint meeting minutes; treasurer's report; wire transfers totaling $1,231,056.74; claims and bills; donations from United Way, Kwik Trip, Wells Fargo, KDT Premier, CO Brown, Southeast Service Coop, Chris Douglas family; open enrollment/nonresident agreements; modified 2012-2013 school calendar with seven days less because of emergency snow days; revise 2013-14 calendar to contain only two possible make up snow days if we have more than 5 snow days, April 17 and June 6; approve continuing contract tenure; approve contracts and letters of assignments; approve 2013-14 Coaches and Directors Handbook; lane changes for Tracy Boyum, Kyle Finney, Julie Krings, Kristin Schneider; terminated long-term substitute teaching contracts for Tom Whelan, Chelsey Warburton and Amanda Heman; child care leave of absence for Kari Hak; close DCD Setting III program at BHS to open enrollments 2013-2014; approved low three-year sanitation quote from Advanced Disposal
Recognized Jody Beckstrom, Justin Blom, Ryan Liffrig, Kaitlinn Craig, Holly Vos, Gretchen Del Bianco, Aaron Cole and Nick Pocius for receiving continuing contract tenure
Spotlight on Staff Awards to Wes Larson, Justin Blom, Karen Kuisle and Andy Pethan
Gail Barstad and Becky Demmer updated the board on the elementary school iPad experience.
Ben Cockram shared a PowerPoint presentation regarding transportation options for the 2013-2014 school year.
Abe Rodemeyer shared a summary on the kindergarten transition.
Approved Superintendent goals and measurements
Approved the Principal Evaluation process and tools
Adjourned meeting at 8:03 p.m.
A complete copy of school board minutes is available at http://bears.byron.k12.mn.us 22c