Tentative Agenda

Northwest Area Education Agency Board of Directors Meeting Monday, November 19, 2019
4:30 p.m. – Board Advisory Committee 5:30 p.m. –Board Meeting Educational Services Center, Le Mars, Iowa

  1. 4.1  Additions or deletions may be requested by board members, visitors, or administrators.

  2. 4.2  If additions are requested, they will be included under Topics for Consideration (9.0).

  3. 4.3  Adoption of agenda.

5.0 Consent items:

  1. 5.1  Minutes of September 15, 2018 board meeting.

  2. 5.2  Financial statement of October 31, 2018

  3. 5.3  Agreement with the Sioux City Community School District and Jackson Recovery Centers, Inc.

6.0 Approval of Bills and claims:

6.1 Bills and claims

7.0 Division/committee reports:

  1. 7.1  Educational Services, Media and Technology, Katy Evenson: No report

  2. 7.2  Special Education, Jim Gorman: No report

  3. 7.3  Human Resources, Jerome Schaefer: No report.

  4. 7.4  Communications Coordinator, Liz Determan: No report

  5. 7.5  Chief Financial Officer, Jodi Ryan: No report

  6. 7.6  Board Secretary, Sherri Wing: Paperless meetings with Chromebooks

8.0 Personnel:

8.1 Classified resignations:
8.1.1 Dawn Gooley, Sign Language Interpreter

8.2 Classified hiring:
8.2.1 Rebekah Fiechtner, Secretary/Print Production Technician

8.3 Certified hiring:
8.3.1 Bonnie Heikens, Special Education Strategist

9.0 Topics for Consideration:

  1. 9.1  IASB Conference Reports

  2. 9.2  AESA Annual Conference, November 28 – December 1, 2018 in Colorado Springs

    Attending: Roger Brinkert, Dr. Dan Cox

  3. 9.3  Board member comments

10.0 Action Items:

  1. 10.1  Teacher Quality members from Administration

  2. 10.2  Board Policy Update

    1. 10.2.1  Code 400 – Role and Guiding Principles for Employees

    2. 10.2.2  Code 401 – Employee and Internal Relations

    3. 10.2.3  Code 712 – Technology and Data Security – NEW from IASB

    4. 10.2.4  Code 712R1 – Security Requirements of Third-Party Vendor Regulation – NEW from IASB

    5. 10.2.5  Code 804.3 – Bomb Threats, Rescinded

11.0 Chief administrator’s report:

11.1 AEA buildings security

12.0 Announcements:

12.1 Next meeting: Monday, December 17, 2018 at Four Brothers Restaurant, 5:30 p.m.

13.0 Adjournment