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High Plains Educational Cooperative
Board of Director’s Meeting
February 15 , 2018
6:30 PM
 
 

452

Wade Tucker

BOD

611

Marcy Fierstein

Director

466

Eric Erven

BOD

200

Ross Kuttler

BOD

507

Jeff Rollins

BOD

452

Kim Novak

Supt. 

611

Shelly Harris

Asst. Director

216

Christie Webb

BOD

611

Chrissie Mangels

Treasurer

371

Justin Hendrickson

BOD

476

Travis Jantz

BOD

494

Dan Kullot

BOD

214

Ron Smith

BOD

215

Kenny Waechter

BOD

611

Mary A James

Clerk

209

Brian White

BOD

215

Larry Lyder

Supt.

611

Kim Cruz

Asst. Director

 
1.       Call to Order
Jeff Rollins, Board President, called the meeting to order at 7:02 PM.
 
2.       Approve Agenda
Christie Webb moved to approve the agenda as presented.  Dan Kullot seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
3.       Approve Minutes of Regular January Meeting
Brian White moved to approve the minutes from the January meeting as presented. Ron Smith seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
4.       Approve Accounts Payable
Christie Webb moved to approve the accounts payable as presented. Eric Erven seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
5.       Comments from the Public
There were none in writing.
 
6.       Committee Reports
           a.       RSC Report
Travis Jantz gave the report on upcoming events.
           b.       Superintendents Council
There was no report.
 
7.       Staff
           a.       Staff Resignations
Christie Webb moved to approve with regrets the resignations of Debi Berg, IR Teacher at Montezuma, Kaylynn Anderson, IR Teacher at Sullivan Elementary and Jacqulin Reed, IR Teacher at Sublette effective the end of the 2017-18 school year. Wade Tucker seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
b.       Staff Development
The administrative team shared New Teachers/Mentors met Jan. 24th; SW Behavior Group, Jan 25th; Gifted, Jan. 31st; SpellRead Phase B & C, Feb. 1st; Mandt Recertification, Feb. 6th; Mandt Basic and Intermediate Feb. 12th  & 13th . It was a busy month.
           c.       Recruiting
The Administrative team will be attending recruiting fairs in March and April. If the districts would like to send their packets with them, let Marcy know. A list of recruiting fairs was on the table.
           d.       Staff Evaluations
HPEC administrative team has completed staff evaluations using the McRel system.
           e.       Math Study Group
Kim shared a group of 11 teachers met at HPEC Jan. 30 to discuss research on math programs and look at samples they had received.
  
8.       Director’s Evaluation        EXECUTIVE SESSION
Jeff Rollins moved to go into executive session for the purpose of discussing the evaluation of the Director and that the board return to the open meeting at 7:21 PM (5 minutes) in this room. The executive session is to include board members and Superintendents. Christie Webb seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
9.       Assistant Directors’ Evaluations     EXECUTIVE SESSION
Jeff Rollins moved to go into executive session for the purpose of discussing the evaluations of the Assistant Directors and that the board return to the open meeting at 7:23 PM (3 minutes) in this room. The executive session is to include the Director, board members and Superintendents. Ron Smith seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
10.    Director’s Evaluation           EXECUTIVE SESSION
Jeff Rollins moved to go into executive session for the purpose of discussing the evaluation of the Director and that the board return to the open meeting at 7:28 PM (3 minutes) in this room. The executive session is to include board members, Director and Superintendents. Ron Smith seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
Eric Erven moved to extend the Director and Assistant Directors contracts one year. Ron Smith seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
11.    Directors Report
           a.       Private Proportional Share
HPEC’s private proportional share application has been approved by the state.
         b.       Service Design Committee
There will be a service design committee meeting at 6:00 P.M. March 22nd prior to the board meeting. A notice will be sent to those on this committee with the March agenda.
           c.       Legislative Update
Marcy updated the board on HB 2602: Dyslexia: screening, evaluation, and services. HB 2613: Services provided at private schools, (Assistive Tech., Sign interpreters etc.) and HB 2692: Provision of ABA therapy for autism, and HB 2745: Transition Bill of Rights. This information was on the table.
  
12.    Other
An article on retention of teachers was on the table for the board.
 
 13.    Adjourn
Eric Erven moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:43 PM. Ron Smith seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
 
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HPEC Board President