Webster County Board of Education

Webster County Board of Education Office Building

Regular Meeting

Monday, May 22, 2017

5:00 p.m.



I.          Call to Order – All Present


II.        Approval of Minutes  - APPROVED


Consider approving the minutes of the regular meeting held Monday, May 8, 2017.


III.       Delegations

           

IV.       Reports/Presentations


                1.  Employee Recognition

                       

Teacher of the Year


                                Lindsay Morris


                                Service Personnel of the Year


                                Joann Arthur


                                Retirees


                                Allen Jordan

                                Carolyn Hammons

                                Patty Bond

                                Kathy Kovacs

                                Susie Rogers


                2.  Sarah Lawson addressed the Board with a financial update.


V.        Conduct Budget Hearing


            1.  Kennetha Howes, Principal at Hacker Valley Elementary School, stated that she

                 would like to see more money allocated for substitute personnel.           

           




VI.       Consent Agenda  APPROVED

The superintendent recommends approval of the following consent actions as presented:


A.        Co-curricular Bus Trips

B.        Use of School Facilities

C.        Payment of Bills

D.        Fundraising Activities

E.         Parent Volunteers/Chaperones/Drivers

F.         Budget Adjustments


A list of bills and/or copies of the bills are available for review upon request. All such requests shall be directed to Sarah Lawson, Treasurer at 304-847-5638, ext. 104.


VII.     New Business

                1.  Consider approving The Young Group as student insurance carrier for the 2017-2018

                 school year.  APPROVED


2.  Consider approving FY’18 budget.  APPROVED


3.  Consider renewing the Community Eligibility Option Program for four years.

     APPROVED


VIII.    Personnel


The superintendent recommends approval of the following personnel actions as

presented:


A.        Professional Personnel


            1.  Consider approving the following placement of professional personnel for the

                 2017-2018 school year: APPROVED


               a..  Crystal Moran – Health Science Education Teacher – Webster County High School


2.  Consider approving a leave of absence, as per the Family Medical Leave Act,

for Natalie Rogers, for up to 12 weeks, retroactive to May 2, 2017. APPROVED


B.        Service Personnel



C.        Extracurricular Personnel


             1.  Consider accepting the following extracurricular resignations:  APPROVED


                    a.  Lori Kidd – Literature Fair Coordinator – Webster County High School

                    b.  Lori Kidd – Spelling Bee Coordinator – Webster County High School

                    c.  Cindy Nutter – Jr. High Basketball Cheerleading Coach – Webster Co. High School

                    d.  Cindy Nutter – Jr. High Football Cheerleading Coach – Webster Co. High School


D.        Summer Personnel


            1.  Consider accepting the following summer employment resignations: 

                 APPROVED


                        a.  Nancy Wamsley – FOCUS Teacher – Glade Elementary School


2.  Consider approving the following summer employment: APPROVED


                        a.  Jason Casto – Summer School Custodian – Webster Springs Elementary School

                        b.  Sandy Ayers – Summer School Custodian – Glade Elementary School

                        c.  Wesley Arthur – Summer Grounds Keeper – County Wide

                        d.  Dennis Grounds – Summer Grounds Keeper – County Wide

                        e.  Danny Davis – Summer School Bus Operator – Webster Springs area

                        f.  John Clutter – Summer School Bus Operator – Webster Springs area

                        g.  Kenneth Gregory – Summer School Bus Operator – Cowen area

                        h.  Mike Riffle – Summer School Bus Operator – Cowen area

                        i.  Kenneth Gregory – Summer Activity Bus Operator – Webster Springs area

                        j. Mike Riffle – Summer Activity Bus Operator – Cowen area

                        k. Mark Rumney – Summer Band Bus Operator

                        l. Cathy McCrokey – FOCUS Teacher – Webster Springs Elementary School      

                        m. Michele Gallourakis – FOCUS Teacher – Webster Springs Elementary School

                        n. Jackie Casto – FOCUS Teacher – Glade Elementary School

                        o.Lisa Fleming – FOCUS Teacher – Glade Elementary School

                        p. Kathy Chapman – Speech Language Pathologist – Extended Year Services

                        q. William Phillips – Summer Fitness Coordinator – Webster County High School


IX.       Other Items of Business

            Executive Session – 5:38 p.m.

Open Session 6:21 p.m.

1.  Conduct the Superintendent’s evaluation.  Superintendent Cochran met or exceed all                    standards of required components.  APPROVED

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X.        Superintendent’s Update


            1.  Superintendent Cochran informed the Board that the state department of education has

                 approved the 2017-2018 school calendar.


            2.  Superintendent Cochran informed the Board that the next RESA 4 Regional Council

                 meeting will be held in Pocahontas County.


            3.  Superintendent Cochran reminded the Board that graduation will be held Friday, June

                 2nd.


XI.       Adjournment – 6:21 p.m.





Consent Agenda Items

Co-Curricular Field Trips


Group                                                     Destination                           Date                       Place To Be Visited/Purpose            


WSES 4th Grade Students                       Fayetteville                              05/31/2017              ACE Adventures

Glade Elem. 2nd Grade Students              Camp Caesar                           05/25/2017              End of Year Trip

WSES 6th Grade Students                       Camp Caesar                           05/23/2017              End of Year Trip

WSES 1st Grade Students                       Camp Caesar                           05/24/2017              End of Year Trip

*HVES Spanish Class Students             Buckhannon                            06/01/2017              Mexican Restaurant

                                               

*Bus not required               

                                                                                               

Use of School Facilities


Organization                                          School                                         Date                                 Purpose                                 


*Waiver of Fee Grant


Fundraisers