Tentative Agenda

Northwest Area Education Agency

Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, July 15, 2019

5:30 p.m. – Meal, 6:00 – Board Meeting

Le Mars ESC, Le Mars, Iowa

 

5:30 p.m. – Meal

6:00 p.m. – Board meeting

1.0 Call meeting to order

1.1 Roll Call

1.1.1 Roger Brinkert

1.1.2 Dr. Tom Bjorge

1.1.3 Glen Coble

1.1.4 Glenda Den Herder

1.1.5 Ron Jorgensen

1.1.6 Mike McAlpine

1.1.7 Creston Schubert

1.1.8 Patricia Sutherland

1.1.9 Keith Zylstra

2.0 Recognition of visitors

3.0 Public forum:

3.1 Opportunity for public input.

4.0 Approval of agenda:

4.1 Adoption of agenda.

5.0 Consent items:

5.1 Minutes of June 17, 2019 board meeting (Appendix 5.1) PAGE 1

5.2 Financial statement for June 2019 (Appendix 5.2) PAGE 4

5.3 Sioux City CSD and Boys & Girls Home Agreement (Appendix 5.3) PAGE 7

5.4 Sioux City CSD and Jackson Recovery Centers Agreement (Appendix 5.4) PAGE 15

5.5 Prairie Lakes Reading Recovery Agreement (Appendix 5.5) PAGE 23

5.5.1 Prairie Lakes AEA and Northwest AEA Reading Recovery Breakdown (Appendix 5.5.1) PAGE 26

5.6 Prairie Lakes Science Kits Agreement (Appendix 5.6) PAGE 27

5.6.1 Prairie Lakes AEA and Northwest AEA Science Kits Breakdown (Appendix 5.6.1) Page 30

5.7 Drake University School of Education Agreement (Appendix 5.6.1) PAGE 31

6.0 Approval of Bills and claims:

6.1 Bills and claims (Appendix 6.1) PAGE 33

7.0 Division/committee reports:

7.1 Jim Gorman, Special Education, Parental Consent to Receive Electronic Communication

8.0 Personnel:

8.1 New hire recommendations: (Appendix 8.1) Page 42

8.1.1 Reann Jaminet, Ed Consultant – Correction from June 2019

Katie Naslund, Physical Therapist – Correction from June 2019

Bethany Love, Graphic Design Technician

Bryan Beaubien, YES Center Teacher

9.0 Topics for Consideration:

9.1 IASB Legislative Priorities 2020 (Appendix 9.1) PAGE 43

9.2 Board member comments

10.0 Action Items:

10.1 Northwest AEA 2019-20 Employee Handbook

11.0 Chief administrator’s report

11.1 Mental health update

11.2 Print and media update

11.3 Strategic plan update

12.0 Announcements:

12.1 New employee orientation, August 13 & 14, 2019, Sioux City 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

12.2 Opening Day, August 15, 2019, Sioux City Convention Center, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

12.3 Next meeting: Monday, August 19, 2019 at the Le Mars ESC, 5:30 p.m.

13.0 Adjournment