MOESC Board Meeting

1. Call to Order

President Prater will call the June meeting to order.


1.1 Roll Call

Treasurer Earnest will call the roll.

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Absent:  Margie Prater

VoterYesNoAbstaining
Mrs. Mary Dixon, Board MemberX  
Mr. Brad Geissman, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Glenna Plotts, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Margie Prater, Board Member X 
Mr. Kyle Swigart, Board MemberX  
Mr. Doug Theaker, Board Vice PresidentX  
Mr. Dick Prater, Board PresidentX  

1.2 Pledge of Allegiance

Vice President Theaker will lead the Pledge of Allegiance.


1.3 Moment of Personal Reflection

2. Recognition of Guests

Jeremy Secrist, Lexington Superintendent 

Kevin Young, Lexington Assistant Superintendent 

Minutes

Jeremy Secrist addressed the Board praising them for listening to the client districts in regards to the process used in hiring  current Supt Kevin Kimmel.  He also expressed how pleased he was with the responsiveness and the high quality service provided by the ESC to the Lexington Schools.  


3. Approval of Minutes

The President will call for corrections and a motion to approve the May 19, 2021 Regular Meeting minutes.

Minutes

Result: Approved

Motioned: Mr. Doug Theaker, Board Vice President

Seconded: Mrs. Mary Dixon, Board Member

VoterYesNoAbstaining
Mrs. Mary Dixon, Board MemberX  
Mr. Brad Geissman, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Glenna Plotts, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Margie Prater, Board Member   
Mr. Kyle Swigart, Board MemberX  
Mr. Doug Theaker, Board Vice PresidentX  
Mr. Dick Prater, Board PresidentX  

4. Approval of Adjustments/Adoption of the Agenda

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Result: Approved

Motioned: Mr. Brad Geissman, Board Member

Seconded: Mrs. Glenna Plotts, Board Member

VoterYesNoAbstaining
Mrs. Mary Dixon, Board MemberX  
Mr. Brad Geissman, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Glenna Plotts, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Margie Prater, Board Member   
Mr. Kyle Swigart, Board MemberX  
Mr. Doug Theaker, Board Vice PresidentX  
Mr. Dick Prater, Board PresidentX  

5. Executive Session

That the Board go into Executive Session for the purpose of considering the employment of a public employee or official. 

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Time:   12:28 p.m.

Result: Approved

Motioned: Mrs. Mary Dixon, Board Member

Seconded: Mrs. Glenna Plotts, Board Member

VoterYesNoAbstaining
Mrs. Mary Dixon, Board MemberX  
Mr. Brad Geissman, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Glenna Plotts, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Margie Prater, Board Member   
Mr. Kyle Swigart, Board MemberX  
Mr. Doug Theaker, Board Vice PresidentX  
Mr. Dick Prater, Board PresidentX  

6. Return from Executive Session

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Doug Theaker left the meeting at 12:40 p.m.

 

The Board returned to regular session at 12:46 p.m.

VoterYesNoAbstaining
Mrs. Mary Dixon, Board MemberX  
Mr. Brad Geissman, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Glenna Plotts, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Margie Prater, Board Member   
Mr. Kyle Swigart, Board MemberX  
Mr. Doug Theaker, Board Vice President   
Mr. Dick Prater, Board PresidentX  

6.1 Superintendent Contract

That the Board approve a salary increase for Superintendent Kevin Kimmel equal to the average increase(2.25% base + 1.4% average step) approved for all Mid-Ohio ESC staff for the 2021-22 contract year. 

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Result: Approved

Motioned: Mrs. Mary Dixon, Board Member

Seconded: Mr. Kyle Swigart, Board Member

VoterYesNoAbstaining
Mrs. Mary Dixon, Board MemberX  
Mr. Brad Geissman, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Glenna Plotts, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Margie Prater, Board Member   
Mr. Kyle Swigart, Board MemberX  
Mr. Doug Theaker, Board Vice President   
Mr. Dick Prater, Board PresidentX  

6.2 Treasurer Contract

That the Board approve the salary of Treasurer Lorraine Earnest be set at $95,000 for the 2021-22 contract year.

Minutes

Result: Approved

Motioned: Mr. Kyle Swigart, Board Member

Seconded: Mr. Brad Geissman, Board Member

VoterYesNoAbstaining
Mrs. Mary Dixon, Board MemberX  
Mr. Brad Geissman, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Glenna Plotts, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Margie Prater, Board Member   
Mr. Kyle Swigart, Board MemberX  
Mr. Doug Theaker, Board Vice President   
Mr. Dick Prater, Board PresidentX  

8. Financial Report

A.  May 2021 Financial Report (attachment)

B.  2020-21 Permanent Appropriations - FINAL (attachment)

C.  2021-22 Temporary Appropriations:

          General Fund - $10,000,000

          Other Funds -  new funds and 100% of Fy'21 carryover balances

Minutes

Result: Approved

Motioned: Mrs. Glenna Plotts, Board Member

Seconded: Mr. Brad Geissman, Board Member

VoterYesNoAbstaining
Mrs. Mary Dixon, Board MemberX  
Mr. Brad Geissman, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Glenna Plotts, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Margie Prater, Board Member   
Mr. Kyle Swigart, Board MemberX  
Mr. Doug Theaker, Board Vice President   
Mr. Dick Prater, Board PresidentX  

9. Superintendent Recommendations - Operational Action

Minutes

Items 9.1 through 9.30

Result: Approved

Motioned: Mrs. Glenna Plotts, Board Member

Seconded: Mr. Kyle Swigart, Board Member

VoterYesNoAbstaining
Mrs. Mary Dixon, Board MemberX  
Mr. Brad Geissman, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Glenna Plotts, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Margie Prater, Board Member   
Mr. Kyle Swigart, Board MemberX  
Mr. Doug Theaker, Board Vice President   
Mr. Dick Prater, Board PresidentX  

9.1 Agreement for Service - Highland Local Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement between Highland Local Schools and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide Occupational Therapy Assistant services from April 28, 2021 to June 30, 2021. 


9.2 Agreement for Service - Northmor Local Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement for service between Northmor Local Schools and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide extended school year Speech and Language Therapy Services between June 1, 2021 and August 20, 2021. 


9.3 Agreement for Service - Danville Local Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement between Danville Local Schools and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide vision services for the 2021-2022 school year. 


9.4 Agreement for Service - Ashland City Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement between Ashland City Schools and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide vision services for the 2021-2022 school year. 


9.5 Agreement for Service - Ashland City Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement between Ashland City Schools and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide attendance services for the 2021-2022 school year. 


9.6 Agreement for Service - Cardington Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement between Cardington Local Schools and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide vision services for the 2021-2022 school year. 


9.7 Agreement for Service - Centerburg Local Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement between Centerburg Local Schools and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide vision services for the 2021-2022 school year. 


9.8 Agreement for Service - Crestline Exempted Village Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement between Crestline Exempted Village School District and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide Learning Recovery and Extended Learning Services from the Teaching and Learning Team for the 2021-2022 school year. 


9.9 Agreement for Service - Crestview Local Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement between Crestview Local School District and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide Learning Recovery and Extended Learning Services from the Teaching and Learning Team for the 2021-2022 school year. 


9.10 Agreement for Service - Crestview Local Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement with Crestview Local Schools and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide Learning Recovery and Extended Learning Services from Amy Wood, Educational Consulting for the 2021-2022 school year. 


9.11 Agreement for Service - Mansfield City Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement between Mansfield City School District and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide Learning Recovery and Extended Learning Services from the Teaching and Learning Team for the 2021-2022 school year. 


9.12 Agreement for Service - Highland Local Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement between Highland Local School District and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide Learning Recovery and Extended Learning Services from the Talented and Gifted Consulting Team for the 2021-2022 school year.


9.13 Agreement for Service - Mount Gilead Exempted Village Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement between Mt. Gilead Exempted Village School District and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide Learning Recovery and Extended Learning Services from the Talented and Gifted Consulting Team for the 2021-2022 school year.


9.14 Interagency Agreement - Madison Local Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the interagency agreement between Madison Local Schools and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide support with the operation of the LEA programs at Foundations for Living, through Title I-D Neglected Part D Funds.


9.15 Agreement for Service - Mansfield City Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement between Mansfield City Schools and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide one-on-one assessment services to Mansfield City Schools between June 1, 2021 and August 20, 2021.


9.16 Agreement for Service - Mansfield City Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement for service between Mansfield City Schools and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide extended school year Speech Language and Occupational Therapy services between June 10, 2021 and August 13, 2021.


9.17 Agreement for Service - Mansfield City Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve, up to $10,000, the agreement for service between Mansfield City Schools and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide Orientation & Mobility services for the 2021-2022 school year.


9.18 Agreement for Service - Wynford Local Schools (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement with Wynford Local Schools and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide credentialed substitute teacher listing for the 2021-2022 school year. 


9.19 Agreement for Service - Richland School of Academic Arts (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement between Richland School of Academic Arts and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide Psychology services from August 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. 


9.20 Agreement for Service - Pioneer Career and Technology Center (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement between Pioneer Career and Technology Center (PCTC) and Mid-Ohio ESC to provide SPARC/PCTC career coaches, supervision and professional development for the 2021-2022 school year. 


9.21 Agreement for Service - SPARC Council (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement between SPARC Council and Mid-Ohio ESC, effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. 


9.22 Agreement for Service - University of Toledo (attachment)

That the Board approve the Academic Affiliation Agreement between The University of Toledo and Mid-Ohio ESC for the 2021-2022 academic year. 


9.23 Agreement for Service - Walsh University (attachment)

That the Board approve the Academic Affiliation Agreement between Walsh University and Mid-Ohio ESC for the 2021-2022 academic year. 


9.24 Amended Sponsorship Contract with the Tomorrow Center (attachment)

That the Board approve and ratify the amended and restated community school contract for the Tomorrow Center to operate using a blended learning model for the 2021-2022 school year. 


9.25 Agreement for Service - Foundations for Living (attachment)

That the Board approve the agreement between Foundations for Living and Mid-Ohio ECS to provide educational services, effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. 


9.26 Authorize Membership - OACSA

That the Board approve membership at a cost of $500 to join the Ohio Association of Charter School Authorizers (OACSA) for the 2021-2022 school year. 


9.27 Authorize Attendance - MAASS Conference

That the Board approve an out of state travel for Superintendent Kimmel to attend the annual Mid American Association of School Superintendents on September 22-24, 2021 to be held in Chicago. 


9.28 Insurance Rates (attachment)

That the Board approve the FY22 insurance premium rates as recommended by Stark County Council of Governments (COG), effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. 


9.29 Purchased Services Agreements (attachments)

That the Board approve the following Purchased Service Agreements: 

Cathy Csanyi, $350/day, to provide PBIS Coordination services, effective August 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. 

David Kilpatrick - $1,000, to provide two literacy trainings on December 7, 2021 to be paid for through the Quality Matters Grant.

Jon Mason, $60/hr., not to exceed 20 hours, to provide Financial Consultant for community school sponsorship for the 2021-2022 school year, as authorized by the Superintendent. 

James Metcalf (2020-2021 amended), change June 14 and 15, 2021 OPES trainings to June 21 and 22, 2021 OTES Bridge training, $700 (2 days @ $350 / per day). 

James Metcalf - $1,050 (3 days @ $350 / per day), to provide one (1) day of OPES 2.0 Bridge Training on August 10, 2021; and two (2) days of OPES 2.0 New Training on August 11 & 12, 2021.

JPB Professional Marketing, $1,696 / per month, to provide digital website posting, social media and press release marketing services effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.

Shannon Sprang - $250/per meeting to provide Guidance Counselor Network Coordination services for MOESC during the 2021-2022 school year.

Ed Swartz - $69/hr to provide Administrative Consultant services to Mid-Ohio ESC on an as-needed basis August 1, 2021 through July 30, 2022.

Michelle Vance, $350/day, to provide training and coaching services on an as-needed basis as part of the Teaching & Learning Team for the 2021-2022 school year, as authorized by the Director of Teaching & Learning. 


9.30 Agreement for Service - District Service (attachment)

That the Board approve the following district service agreement with Mid-Ohio ESC for FY2022.

Plymouth-Shiloh Local Schools


10. Superintendent Recommendations - Personnel Action

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Items 10.1 through 10.7

Result: Approved

Motioned: Mrs. Mary Dixon, Board Member

Seconded: Mr. Kyle Swigart, Board Member

VoterYesNoAbstaining
Mrs. Mary Dixon, Board MemberX  
Mr. Brad Geissman, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Glenna Plotts, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Margie Prater, Board Member   
Mr. Kyle Swigart, Board MemberX  
Mr. Doug Theaker, Board Vice President   
Mr. Dick Prater, Board PresidentX  

10.1 Resignations (attachments)

The the Board approve the following resignations:

Patrick Browning, Teacher/Intervention Specialist - Abraxas, effective at the end of the 2020-21 contract year. 

Leigh Gribble, Executive Administrative Assistant, effective at the end of the day on June 11, 2021 (revised).

Sara Wallace, School Psychologist, effective at the end of the 2020-2021 contract year.  

Cheryl Williams, Intervention Specialist, effective at the end of the 2020-2021 contract year.


10.2 Employment Contracts - Rescind

That the Board rescind the following contracts.

Carol Boals, Speech Language Pathologist CFY Supervision, Supplemental 

Cheryl Williams, Intervention Specialist, 1 yr/ 184 days, 2021-2022, Limited Teaching


10.3 Employment Contracts - Administrative

That the following personnel contracts be approved effective the 2021-2022 contract year (*contingent upon client service agreement, administrative/fiscal agent agreements and/or on receipt of grant funds, proper certification/licensure and completed background checks).

ADMINISTRATIVE, POSITION, CONTRACT/LEN

Julie Borchers, Special Ed Consultant, 2 yr/214 days

Jennifer Eckenwiler, Special Ed Consultant, 2 yr/214 days

Jolene Edwards, Special Ed Consultant, 2 yr/214 days

Lisa Walter, Educational Consultant, 2 yr/214 days

Amy Wood, Educational Consultant, 2 yr/200 days


10.4 Employment Contracts - Limited Teaching

That the following personnel contracts be approved effective for the following contract year (*contingent upon client service agreement, administrative/fiscal agent agreements and/or on receipt of grant funds, proper certification/licensure and completed background checks).

LIMITED TEACHING, POSITION, CONTRACT/LEN

Nichole Gott, OTA, 2yr/ 184 days


10.5 Employment Contracts - Individual Service

That the following personnel contracts be approved effective for the following contract year (*contingent upon client service agreement, administrative/fiscal agent agreements and/or on receipt of grant funds, proper certification/licensure and completed background checks).

2020-2021

INDIVIDUAL SERVICE, POSITION, CONTRACT/LEN

Jessica Staton, SLP Extended School Year, $49.94 per/hr. on an as needed basis for Mansfield City Schools (6/10/2021-08/13/2021)

2021-2022

INDIVIDUAL SERVICE, POSITION, CONTRACT/LEN

Carol Boals, SLP - CFY Supervision, $55 per/hr. on an as needed basis 

Corrine Gildenmeister, OTA, $155.03 per day, 37 days

Christine McElfresh, Orientation & Mobility Consultation Services, $55 per/hr. on an as needed basis up to 150 hours (7/1/2021-6/30/2022)


10.6 Amended Contracts

That the Board approve the following amended contracts for the 2021-2022 school year.

Joanna Greenwalt, School Psychologist, from 164 days to 204 days 

Jessica Staton, Speech/Lang Pathologist, from 136 to 194 days


10.7 Supplemental Contracts

That the Board approve the following supplemental contracts. 

2020-2021

Sara Mace, per diem, to provide one on one assessment services to Mansfield City Schools (6/1/2021-8/20/2021) 

Sara Mace, per diem, to provide Speech/Language Therapy ESY services for Mansfield City Schools (6/10/2021-8/13/2021)

Amy Burns, per diem, to provide one on one assessment services to Mansfield City Schools (6/1/2021-8/20/2021)

Patricia Collette, per diem, to provide one on one assessment services to Mansfield City Schools (6/1/2021-8/20/2021) 

Johanna Gilland, per diem, to provide one on one assessment services to Mansfield City Schools (6/1/2021-8/20/2021)

Joanna Greenwalt, per diem, to provide one on one assessment services to Mansfield City Schools (6/1/2021-8/20/2021) 

Courtney Kalman, per diem, to provide one on one assessment services to Mansfield City Schools (6/1/2021-8/20/2021)

Julie Kruger, per diem, to Speech/Language Therapy ESY services for Northmor Local Schools (6/1/2021-8/20/2021)

Sherri Richter, $400 ($200 x 2) - Gifted Book Study Facilitator (summer 2021)

Melinda Wood, per diem, to provide one on one assessment services to Mansfield City Schools (6/1/2021-8/20/2021) 


11. Adjournment

Time:______________p.m.

Minutes

President Dick Prater declared the meeting adjourned at 1:37 p.m.

Result: Approved

Motioned: Mr. Kyle Swigart, Board Member

Seconded: Mrs. Mary Dixon, Board Member

VoterYesNoAbstaining
Mrs. Mary Dixon, Board MemberX  
Mr. Brad Geissman, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Glenna Plotts, Board MemberX  
Mrs. Margie Prater, Board Member   
Mr. Kyle Swigart, Board MemberX  
Mr. Doug Theaker, Board Vice President   
Mr. Dick Prater, Board PresidentX