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BOE Video 5-18-15

District 64 Board of Education - May 18, 2015:
Closed Session and Regular Meeting

This meeting was taped on location at Emerson Middle School, 8101 N. Cumberland Ave., Niles, IL.

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IN VIEW (FROM LEFT):  Board member Mark Eggemann; Board member Bob Johnson; Secretary Vicki Lee; President Anthony Borrelli; Superintendent Laurie Heinz; Vice-President Scott Zimmerman; Board member Dathan Paterno; and Board member Tom Sotos.

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Other Presenters


Agenda Reports

Closed Session [5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)]

Call to Order



Board President Remarks



Pledge of Allegiance and Welcome to Emerson Middle School

Emerson Principal Jim Morrison


Public comments



Appointment of Jefferson School Principal



Horizon School to Watch - Emerson Middle School



Recognition of student awards

Asst. Supt. for Student Learning  Lori Lopez, Curriculum Specialist Meghan Keefer, Curriculum Specialist Sonja Dziedzic, Curriculum Specialist Brian Jacobi


Recognition of tenured teachers

Asst. Supt. for Human Resources Joel Martin, PREA President Andy Duerkop


Elementary Learning Foundation (ELF) grant awards

ELF Chairman Carolyn Sitkiewicz


Teacher Evaluation and Pre-PREA Committees update


Asst. Supt. Lopez, Curriculum Specialist Dziedzic, Asst. Supt. Martin


FGM architect update


Director of Facility Management Scott Mackall, FGM Architects - Kerry Leonard and Terri Wright


Acceptance of IASB Code of Conduct for members of school boards and presentation and adoption of Board of Education Operating Principles



Resolution to extend Superintendent contract and compensation package



Approve settlement agreements for three non-certificated employees



Consent agenda: personnel report; bills, payroll and benefits; approval of financial update for the period ending April 30, 2015; approval of bid for copier paper; approval of bid for custodial supplies; approval of final calendar for 2014-15; approval of the 2015-16 Septran special needs transportation contract extension; approval of Intergovernmental Agreement for shared assistive technology services; acceptance of donation; destruction of audio closed minutes (none)

Chief School Business Official Becky Allard, Facility Management Director Mackall, Director of SPED/Pupil Services Jane Boyd, Asst. Supt. Lopez


Approval of minutes: May 4, 2015 organizational meeting, special meeting, closed session; May 11, 2015 closed session



Board member liaison report: PTO/A Presidents meeting

CSBO Allard, Facility Director Mackall


Other discussion and items of information: upcoming agendas; FOIA request; memos of information - Follow-up on collection of student fees, ISBE certificate of recognition "fully recognized," ISBE School District Financial Profile as of June 30, 2014; other - Annual Report update, residency re-verification update, art walk



Discussion of Board meeting schedule



Resume closed session/adjournment

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