ROCK ISLAND-MILAN SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 41
Board of Education Regular meeting
Rock Island High School Library
TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2011 5:45 P.M.
The meeting will begin at 5:45 p.m. with a reception to honor the finalists in the Thoms Family “Above and Beyond” Scholarship.
The regular meeting will begin at approximately 6:00 p.m.
A. Call to Order and Roll Call
B. Pledge of Allegiance
C. Approval of Board of Education Minutes . . . Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the regular meeting minutes of December 14, 2010 and January 11, 2011 as presented.
II. Special Item
Thoms Family “Above and Beyond” Scholarship . . . Recognition Members of the Thoms Family will announce the winner of the “Above and Beyond” Scholarship. Finalists are Sarah Diamond, Anna Pienta, Jazmin Taylor and Travontae Williams.
Citizens Wishing to Address the Board of Education
Items on the agenda will be addressed at the appropriate time during the meeting. Items not on the agenda will be heard at this time. Comments should be limited to three (3) minutes. Matters regarding specific employees or students are of a confidential nature and will not be heard in open session.
A. Reports from Board Members
B. Report from Superintendent
C. Report from RIEA Representative
V. Nomination of Agenda Items for Future Meetings of the Board
VI. Action on Routine Matters
A. Act on Agenda Additions and/or Deletions
B. Approve Agenda
C. Blanket Motion
Opportunity will be given for the selection of items that need no discussion to be approved at the appropriate time on the agenda. The following items are recommended for the Blanket Motion:
VIII. B. Student Expulsion IX. C. December Financials
VIII. C. January Fund Raisers IX. D. Bills for Payment
IX. B. Donations XI. A-D. Personnel
School Improvement Plans . . . Information/Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the School Improvement Plans for Denkmann and Earl Hanson Elementary Schools. Principals John Frieden and Deb Taber will be present to review and answer questions about the plans.
A. Scorecard Update . . . Information
Members of the Cabinet will present updates to the District Scorecard.
B. Student Expulsion . . . Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education approve Student Expulsion No. 01/04/14.
C. January Fund Raiser Requests . . . Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the January Fund Raiser Requests.
A. Budget Reduction Plan . . . Information
The Board of Education will discuss the 2011-2012 recommended Budget Cuts as presented at the January 11, 2011 meeting of the Board.
B. List of Donations . . . Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education acknowledge the List of Donations.
C. December Financial Statements . . . Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the December Financial Statements as presented.
D. Bills for Payment . . . Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education authorize Bills for Payment dated January 14, 2011 in the amount of $2,990,949.10.
X. Executive Session
It is recommended that the Board of Education move to Executive Session to discuss the employment of a specific employee.
A. Certified Appointments . . . Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the Certified Appointments of Alicia Barnes, Maria Bandera-Taber, Stephanie Dieudonne and Susan Knipe as presented.
B. Non-Certified Appointments . . . Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the Non-Certified Appointments of Mary Beth Harvey, Alyssa Kave, Andrew Schweitzer, Shaya Smith and Tami Viernow as presented.
C. Non-Certified Resignations . . . Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education accept the Non-Certified Resignations of Carrol Diaz and Victoria Vallejo as presented.
D. Non-Certified Termination . . . Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the Non-Certified Termination of Employee #1-1-0313.
E. Reassignment of Administrator . . . Action