News Release from USD 234

NEWS RELEASE

 

Monday, June 13, 2022

 

Members of the USD 234 Board of Education met at their offices on Monday, June 13, 2022, for their regular monthly meeting.

President James Wood opened the meeting.  The board approved the official agenda.  The board also approved the consent agenda:

 

A.    Minutes

B.    Bills and Claims

C.    Payroll – May 20, 2022 – $1,554,551.40

D.    Financial Report

E.     Activity fund accounts­­­­­­

F.     Fundraiser applications

G.    Extended trip applications

H.    Site Council reports

I.      2022-23 Site Council members; dates and times of meetings

J.      2021-22 Gifts

K.    Point of Information – Special Board Meeting – June 21 – 5:30 p.m – Budget hearing

 

Mike Trim, SRO Officer, spoke in the public forum section of the meeting.  Dalaina Smith, Academic Director; and Gina Shelton, Board Clerk/Finance Director, shared reports with board members.

 

The board approved the following

·       Renewal of property, general liability, employment, cyber, and automobile insurance with KERMP

·       Computer pre-bid purchase

·       2022-23 MAP renewal for math, reading, and science

·       Eureka math proposal

·       PLC Professional Development proposal for 2022-23

·       1,116-hour calendar for the 2022-23 school year

·       KASB Board Policy updates

 

The board tabled approval of handbooks.  The board reviewed the Last Day Enrollment Count report.  Board members shared comments and then went into an executive session to discuss employer-employee negotiations.  The board returned to open session and then went into executive session to discuss personnel matters for nonelected personnel.  The board returned to open meeting and approved ratification of the 2022-23 negotiated agreement, Resolution 21-14 – final action on the nonrenewal of a teacher’s contract, and the following employment matters:

 

a.      Retirement of Sue Ann Fredericksen, high school special education teacher, effective July 1, 2022

b.     Resignation of Lora Jett as a high school English teacher for the 2022-23 school year

c.      Resignation of Angelica Gonzales, middle school paraprofessional, effective at the end of the 2021-22 school year

d.     Resignation of Sarah Long as a high school paraprofessional for the 2022-23 school year

e.      Fort Scott Middle School content positions for 2022-23

f.      Resignation of Andon Prestley, Eugene Ware paraprofessional, effective at the end of the 2021-22 school year

g.     Transfer of Moriah Dillow, Winfield Scott focus room teacher, to Winfield Scott kindergarten teacher for the 2022-23 school year

h.     Transfer of John Metcalf, middle school Student Success Center teacher, to middle school elective teacher for the 2022-23 school year

i.       Transfer of Brendon Blackburn, middle school elective teacher, to middle school Student Success Center teacher for the 2022-23 school year

j.       Leave of absence request from Peyton Guiles, Eugene Ware special education teacher

k.     Clarification for Assistant Superintendent position

l.       Change in work agreement for Rhonda Dawson, high school activities secretary/district treasurer, and Angie DeLaTorre, high school secretary/registrar for the 2022-23 school year

m.   Addition of a district ESOL Coordinator for the 2022-23 school year

n.     Employment of Sarah Hendricks as a Eugene Ware fourth grade teacher for the 2022-23 school year

o.     Employment of Samantha Short as a middle school teacher for the 2022-23 school year

p.     Employment of Michael Krull as a high school physical education teacher and head boys’ basketball coach for the 2022-23 school year

q.     Employment of Chad Ruddick as a high school English teacher for the 2022-23 school year

r.      Employment of Sarah Shaw as a preschool paraprofessional for the 2022-23 school year

s.      Employment of central office classified personnel for the 2022-23 school year

t.       Employment of technology classified personnel for the 2022-23 school year

u.     Employment of food service classified personnel for the 2022-23 school year

v.     Employment of transportation classified personnel for the 2022-23 school year

w.    Employment of maintenance classified personnel for the 2022-23 school year

x.     Employment of Fort Scott High School classified personnel for the 2022-23 school year

y.     Employment of Fort Scott Middle School classified personnel for the 2022-23 school year

z.      Employment of Eugene Ware classified personnel for the 2022-23 school year

aa.   Employment of Winfield Scott classified personnel for the 2022-23 school year

bb.  Employment of Fort Scott Preschool Center classified personnel for the 2022-23 school year

cc.   Employment of district supplemental personnel for the 2022-23 school year

dd.  Employment of Fort Scott High School supplemental personnel for the 2022-23 school year

ee.   Employment of Fort Scott Middle School supplemental personnel for the 2022-23 school year

ff.    Employment of Eugene Ware supplemental personnel for the 2022-23 school year

gg.  Employment of Fort Scott Preschool Center supplemental personnel for the 2022-23 schoolyear

hh.  Resignation of Whitley Chesney as the director of the high school musical, effective at the end of the 2021-22 school year

ii.     Rescinded resignation from Elizabeth Rose, preschool paraprofessional

jj.     Transfer of Elizabeth Rose, preschool paraprofessional, to high school paraprofessional for the 2022-23 school year

kk.  Transfer of Dixie Jackson, high school paraprofessional, to a 12-month custodian position for the 2022-23 school year

ll.     Employment of Anthony Ogle as a 12-month custodian for the 2022-23 school year

mm.        Transfer of Nick Johnson, middle school teacher, to Fort Scott Preschool Principal for the 2022-23 school year, and the resignation of Nick Johnson as a middle school assistant football and middle school assistant basketball coach for the 2022-23 school year

 

The board adjourned

 

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