High Plains Educational Cooperative
Board of Director’s Meeting
September 20, 2018
611 Kim Cruz, Asst. Director
200 Ross Kuttler, BOD
611 Mary A James, Clerk
507 Jeff Rollins, BOD
611 Marcy Fierstein, Director
363 Scott Myers, Supt.
611 Chrissie Mangels, Treasurer
363 Jean Johnson, BOD
215 Christie Webb, BOD
214 Dave Younger, Supt.
214 Ron Smith, BOD
209 Brian White, BOD
374 Mike Bultena, BOD
494 Dan Kullot, BOD
210 Adrian Howie, Supt.
452 Wad Tucker, BOD
371 Bobie Davis, BOD
210 Mike Persinger, Alt. BOD
Kimberly Hull, Visitor
1. Call to Order
Christie Webb, Board President, called the meeting to order at 7:03 P.M.
2. Approve Agenda
Mike Bultena moved to approve the agenda as presented in the packet. Mike Persinger seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
3. Approve Minutes of Regular August Meeting
Mike Persinger moved to approve the minutes of the August meeting as presented in the packet. Dan Kullot seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
4. Approve Accounts Payable
Mike Persinger moved to approve accounts payable as presented in the packet. Jean Johnson 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
There was no report.
b. Council of Superintendents
There was no report.
7. 2018-19 Committee Appointments
Brian White moved to approve committee appointments for the 2018-19 school year as presented. Ron Smith seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
Jean Johnson moved to approve the contracts for Rehab Visions for PT services and Dave Foreman, for OT services for the 2018-19 school year. Jeff Rollins seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 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. 6th.
b. MANDT Training
MANDT recertification was held Sept. 18th at HPEC. The Basic and Intermediate training will be held Sept. 25th and 26th.
c. Professional Development Committee
Kim share with the board the PDC met Aug. 20th to approve resubmittals of plans for last year. They will meet again Oct. 15th.
d. Combined Categorical Groups for iReady Training
Elementary IR and School Psychs were in Sept. 10th and Secondary IR and Gifted Facilitators were in Sept. 11th for iReady training in the morning and individual group meetings in the afternoon.
e. Para Guidelines from the State
Marcy shared information from the state on guidelines for effective para use in the classroom. This information was on the table.
10. Director’s Report
a. On the Road Show
The Administrative team is over half way done with their On the Road Show for this year.
b. 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.
c. 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.
d. IDEA, Gifted and Fiscal File Review
There are two districts that are part of Cohort 1 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.
e. State Audit
The Preliminary audit by the state was completed on August 28th.
Christie Webb shared with the board a thank you card from the family of Winnie Hagenah.
Marcy shared that she and Chrissie will provide a Special Education funding workshop in the near future.
Ross Kuttler moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:21 P.M. Mike Persinger seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
HPEC Board President