High Plains Educational Cooperative
Board of Director’s Meeting
September 19, 2019
611 Marcy Fierstein, Director
611 Kim Cruz, Asst. Director
611 Shelly Harris, Asst. Director
611 Mary A. James, Clerk
611 Chrissie Mangels, Treasurer
507 Jeff Rollins, BOD
214 Ron Smith, BOD
215 Kenny Waechter, BOD
216 Christie Webb, BOD
217 Phoebe Brummett, BOD
209 Brian White, BOD
200 Ross Kuttler, BOD
452 Matt Canny, Alt. BOD
494 Dan Kullot, BOD
210 Mike Persinger, BOD
210 Adrian Howie, Supt.
214 Dave Younger, Supt.
215 Larry Lyder, Supt.
507 Mike Ward, Supt.
626 Kim Mauk, RSC
1. Call to Order
Ron Smith, Board President, called the meeting to order at 7:00 P.M.
2. Approve Agenda
Ross Kuttler moved to approve the agenda with the addition of item 11, Title I Paras. Christie Webb seconded the motion. Motion carries 10 yes, 0 no.
3. Approve Minutes of Regular August Meeting
Brian White moved to approve the minutes of the August meeting as presented in the packet. Dan Kullot seconded the motion. Motion carries 10 yes, 0 no.
4. Approve Accounts Payable
Christie Webb moved to approve accounts payable as presented in the packet. Dan Kullot seconded the motion. Motion carries 10 yes, 0 no.
5. Comments From the Public
There were none in writing.
6. Committee Reports
a. RSC Report
Kim Mauk gave the report.
b. Council of Superintendents
There was no report.
7. 2019-20 Committee Appointments
Phoebe Brummett moved to approve committee appointments for the 2019-20 school year as presented. Dan Kullot seconded the motion. Motion carries 10 yes, 0 no.
Dan Kullot moved to approve the consultant contract for Jerrie Brooks for mentoring services 2019-20 school year. Christie Webb seconded the motion. Motion carries 10 yes, 0 no.
9. Staff Development Activities
a. New Teacher Academy
The Administrative team shared information from the New Teacher/Mentor Academy that was held Sept. 12th .
b. MANDT Training
The Basic and Intermediate training will be held Sept. 23th and 24th. There are 30 signed up for this training. Shelly shared that our trainers are available to go to districts and do trainings when requested.
c. Dynamic Learning Maps Training (DLM)
The DLM training was held Sept. 14th with 9 teachers attending. This is an alternate assessment training.
10. Director’s Report
a. Fall Goal Setting
The administrative team will be meeting with teachers in their designated districts to set fall goals using the PDC plan from SWPRSC.
b. Staff Evaluations
The administrative team will be completing observations and checklists for all certified staff on years one and two during October. HPEC administrators will need input from the Principals during this process.
c. IDEA, Gifted and Fiscal File Review
There are nine districts that are part of Cohort 2 for IDEA, Gifted and Fiscal File Review. The files have been pulled and reviewed for compliance. The data has been uploaded to the state. Thank you to the Superintendents for helping with the fiscal file review for your district.
11. Title I Paras
Shelly shared information regarding Highly Qualified status of paras in school wide Title I schools. All paras working in the school wide Title I schools must be Highly Qualified.
Ross Kuttler moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:40 P.M. Dan Kullot seconded the motion. Motion carries 10 yes, 0 no.
HPEC Board President