Meeting Summary

June 23
BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 305

SALINA, KANSAS

June 23, 2020

 
 

Personnel Report

    Appointment of Administrative Contract(s) for 2020-2021

  • Cheeks, Brandon, assistant middle school principal, South Middle School

  • Appointment of Certified Contract(s) for 2020-2021

  • Cheeks, Ralita, behavioral health school liaison, District Office


    Transfer of Certified Contract(s) for 2020-2021

  • Albers, Anna, grade 4 teacher/Heusner Elementary School, grade 5 teacher/Heusner Elementary School
  • Basinger, JaNae, grade 5 teacher/Heusner Elementary School, literacy coach/Heusner Elementary School
  • Comeau, Kylene, grade 3 teacher/Sunset Elementary School, literacy coach/Meadowlark Elementary School
  • Linenberger, Meagan, grade 4 teacher/Heusner Elementary school, grade 5 teacher/Heusner Elementary School
  • Moyer, Ivanna, grade 5 teacher/Heusner Elementary School, grade 4 teacher/Heusner ElementarySchool
  • O’Donnell, Julie, grade 1 teacher/Meadowlark Elementary School, grade 2 teacher/Oakdale Elementary School
  • Walsh, Leigh, grade 4 teacher/Heusner Elementary School, grade 5 teacher/Heusner Elementary School
  • Weis, Daryan, grade 5 teacher/Heusner Elementary School, grade 4 teacher/Heusner Elementary School


    Transfer of Supplemental Contract(s) for 2020-2021

  • Lytton, Jeanine, assistant cheer coach/South High School, head cheer coach/South High School


    Transfer from Classified to Certified Contract(s) for 2020-2021

  • Schlegel, Mattie, paraeducator/CKCIE/Abilene, high incidence teacher/CKCIE/Abilene
  • Schroeder, Darci, paraeducator/CKCIE/Ellsworth, low incidence teacher/CKCIE/South Middle School
  • Shimabuku, Elizabeth, paraeducator/CKCIE/Abilene, high incidence teacher/CKCIE/Abilene
  • Wellbrock-Talley, Noah, instructional assistant/Oakdale, art teacher/.5 FTE Meadowlark Elementary School/.5 FTE Heusner Elementary School


    Resignation of Supplemental Contract(s) for 2020-2021

  • Nulik, Chad, assistant basketball coach, Central High School
  • Ouderkirk, David, soccer head boys, Central High School


    Classified Appointment(s) for 2019-2020

  • Langen, Amy, executive assistant educational programs, District Office


    Classified Transfer(s) for 2019-2020

  • Faz-Salas, Irving, overnight custodian/Central High School, Night Custodian/Central High School
  • Isaacson, Melanie, human resources assistant/District Office, human resource information specialist/District Office
  • Martin, Lindsey, executive assistant/District Office, payroll technician/District Office
  • McMillan, Keysa, lead preschool teacher assistant/Heartland Programs, preschool educator/Heartland Programs


    Classified Resignation(s) for 2019-2020

  • Lake, Amanda, paraeducator, CKCIE/Abilene
  • Mai, Brenda, administrative assistant II, Central High School
  • Pilgrim, Trinette, paraeducator, CKCIE/Lakewood Middle School

 

CKCIE Contract with Presence Learning

The board of education approved the contract with Presence Learning for the 2020-2021 school year.

 

South High Gift Requests

The board of education approved the gifts from the South High Orchestra Booster and the South High Band Booster.

 

Elementary Phonics – Units of Study

The board of education approved the adoption and purchase of textbooks and instructional resources for Units of Study - Phonics.

 

School Board Reports

  • Jim Fletcher, board member, attended the negotiations session for USD 305 and NEA-Salina.
  • Dana Kossow, board member, attended a Zoom meeting with the Kansas Equity Series.
  • Emma Doherty, board member, attended the Smoky Hill Education Service Center Executive Cabinet meeting.
  • Ann Zimmerman, president, attended the negotiations session for USD 305.

 

Upcoming Dates of Importance

  • Wednesday, June 24, Salina Public Entities, Tony’s Pizza Events Center, 1:30 p.m.

 

Superintendent’s Report

Linn Exline, superintendent of schools, reported that Shanna Rector, Executive Director of Educational Programs, and her team are working with teachers, grades 6-12, to develop competencies in content areas. Students mastery of these key competencies will be provided on grade reports and provide more granular reporting for student progress. Superintendent Exline reported that both the state and USD 305 teachers are supportive of this change. Superintendent Exline is a member of a state level committee developing reopening guidance. She reported that the collective guidance will be issued from the Kansas State Department of Education mid-July.

 

Executive Session

The board of education recessed into negotiations and personnel.