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Board of Education Meeting | August 12, 2021

FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

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MOTION: APPROVED

Resolution to Extend J. Adler Roofing Contract


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are various supply chain disruptions throughout the roofing industry. As a result, the Director of Facilities Management, Ryan Schulz, asked the Board of Education to extend the contract for the roofing project at Thomas Middle School with J. Adler. The Board of Education adopted the Resolution to extend the contract of J. Adler Roofing beyond 30 days and delegate limited authority to the Director of Facilities Management to grant further extensions should supply chain delays continue.


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BUSINESS AND FINANCE

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MOTION: APPROVED

Crossing Guard Locations for 2021-22


Requests for crossing guard placements are considered on an annual basis, approved by the Board of Education, and set for the entire school year.


Per District 25 guidelines, if there are vacant positions for an extended period of time, the District will move guards to ensure that the locations that qualified with the highest number of points (least safe) are filled first.


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MOTION: APPROVED

Serious Safety Hazard Resolution for 2021-22


There are no changes recommended for 2021-22.


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PRESENTATION OF 2021-22 TENTATIVE BUDGET


Assistant Superintendent of Business and Finance, Stacey Mallek, presented the tentative budget for the 2021-2022 school year to the Board of Education.


The schedule for the potential adoption of the 2021-2022 budget is as follows:

  • August 12, 2021 - Presentation of 2021-22 tentative budget
  • August 13, 2021 - Publish notice for public hearing
  • September 23, 2021 - Public Hearing
  • September 23, 2021 - Adoption of final budget


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RECOGNITIONS AND WELCOMES

The American Heart Association wrote a letter of thanks to District 25 and it was read at the Board of Education meeting. The letter specifically highlights the following staff:

Administration:

  • Superintendent Dr. Lori Bein
  • Principal Donna Bingaman
  • Principal Dr. Jim Morrison
  • Principal Lindsay Anastacio
  • Principal Ann Buch
  • Associate Principal Steve Perkins


P.E. Teachers:

  • Al Heilmann
  • Kelli Blau
  • Kevin Steck
  • Eric Kirschner


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Community members addressed the Board during this public comment portion of the meeting. Those public comments begin at the 42:05 mark of the meeting and can be viewed by clicking here.


Public comments were also submitted via an online Google form prior to the meeting. Any public comment submitted prior to the start of the meeting at 7:30 pm on Thursday, August 12, 2021, are available in full and can be read by visiting www.sd25.org/0812Comments.

CONSENT AGENDA

MOTION: APPROVED

That the Board of Education approve those items on the Consent Agenda as follows: (A) Personnel Report and Addendum to Personnel Report; (B) Treasurer's Report; (C) Invoices; (D) Regular and Closed Session Meeting minutes of July 15, 2021; (E) Superintendent Professional Organizations and Professional Development Leave.


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COMMUNICATIONS FROM BOARD MEMBERS

In this portion of the meeting, Board Members appointed to each respective committee deliver oral presentations. The Board representative attends meetings on behalf of the District 25 Board of Education and conveys relative information to the entire Board at the monthly meeting.
  • NSSEO
  • Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB)
  • ED-RED Education Research Development
  • A Board Governance Framework


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COMMUNICATIONS TO BOARD MEMBERS

In this portion of the meeting, the three organizations below address Board Members.
  • AHC PTA
  • ABC25 Foundation
  • ATA (Arlington Teachers Association) | Allison Berg, ATA President


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STUDENT LEARNING

There were no items presented by the Department of Student Learning.

STUDENT SERVICES

There were no items presented by the Department of Student Services.

SUPERINTENDENT REPORT

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MOTION: APPROVED

2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR UPDATE

That the Board of Education approve opening school for full-time instruction, align with all items in the current Executive Order from the Governor of Illinois, and communicate that flexibility continues to be important as health department guidance changes.


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MOTION: APPROVED

Approve the COVID-19 Testing Support Agreement with The Board of Trustee of the University of Illinois.


The District 25 Board of Education passed a motion, approving the use of the University of Illinois’ COVID-19 SHIELD testing in District 25 schools. The SHIELD Illinois saliva-based test developed by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), is able to detect COVID-19 and its variants in symptomatic, pre-symptomatic, and asymptomatic individuals.


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FIRST READING OF POLICIES, PRESS 107

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FIRST READING OF POLICIES - FIVE YEAR REVIEW, PRESS 107

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PERSONNEL AND PLANNING

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MOTION: APPROVED

2021-2022 | Educational Support Personnel (ESP) Handbook


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MOTION: APPROVED

2021-2022 | Teaching Assistant, Clerical Assistant, & Registered Nurse Handbook


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MOTION: APPROVED

2021-2022 | Food & Nutrition Services Handbook


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MOTION: APPROVED

2021-2022 | Guest Teacher, Substitute Teaching Assistants, & Substitute Registered Nurse Handbook


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MOTION: APPROVED

ATA-D25 Memorandum of Understanding, "Implementation of Transitional Model of Reopening"


This MOU addresses the following subjects:

  1. Health and Safety
  2. Delivery of Instruction
  3. Communications
  4. Subbing/Teacher Absence
  5. Communication to Parents
  6. Duration of Agreement


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PUBLIC COMMENT PORTION

The District 25 Board of Education offers a second opportunity for public comment at each Board Meeting that takes place once all the agenda items have been presented, discussed, or voted on.


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FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETINGS (NO ACTION CAN BE TAKEN)
  • September 2, 2021 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Kindergarten Programming
    Will be broadcasted live via a YouTube link that will be posted at www.sd25.org/BoardAgenda.


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UPCOMING BOARD MEETINGS

Committee of the Whole Meeting

Thursday, Sep. 2nd, 5-7pm

1200 South Dunton Avenue

Arlington Heights, IL

This Committee of the Whole meeting will be broadcasted live and recorded. The link for this can be found on the Board Agenda page (www.sd25.org/BoardAgeda) the week of the meeting.


No action can be taken at a Committee of the Whole meeting. This Committee of the Whole meeting will focus on District 25's kindergarten programming.

School Board Meeting

Thursday, Sep. 2nd, 7:30pm

1200 South Dunton Avenue

Arlington Heights, IL

This meeting will be held at the Dunton Administration Building and will be livestreamed via YouTube. That link will be posted on the Board Agenda page (www.sd25.org/BoardAgenda) the week of the meeting.


This meeting will allow audience members in the room.


Visit www.sd25.org/BoardAgenda closer to the day of the meeting for the most accurate details of how the meeting will be held.


Public Comments

Anyone who has a public comment and is not going to attend the meeting in-person is welcome to submit their comment using the following process by filling out the public comments Google Form.


Meeting Recordings

A video of the meetings will be recorded and uploaded to our site the following day on the 'Board Agenda' page and on our 'Catch up on Meetings' page.

Arlington Heights School District 25

Together today to transform tomorrow.

Please note that not every item at the meeting may be detailed on the bOARDBuzz. This is intended to hit the topics of high interest to the community. For the full agenda for each meeting, visit www.sd25.org/BoardAgenda.