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District 158 School Board Agenda 6/12/24

The June 12 meeting of the District 158 School Board begins at 6 p.m. The meeting will occur at the Administration Center, 18300 Greenbay Avenue in Lansing. The meeting can be watched virtually at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82661668466.

Agenda

  1. PUBLIC HEARING
    • A Public Hearing is scheduled at 6:00 PM for the public to comment on the transfer of up to $2,500,000.00 from the Education Fund to the Capital Improvements Fund. Following the Public Hearing, the Regular Board Meeting will commence.
  2. OPENING ITEMS
    • Note: The Board of Education reserves the right to make changes as deemed necessary
    • Recognition of IPA South Cook Middle School Principal of the Year Dr. Keli N. Ross
    • Pledge of Allegiance
    • Roll Call
    • Public Participation
    • Board Correspondence
  3. CONSENT AGENDA
    • Approval of Consent Agenda
    • May 15, 2024 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
    • May 15, 2024 Regular Board Meeting Closed Session Minutes
    • Retirement of Linda Ehlebracht as Lester P. Crawl Assistant Principal effective at the conclusion of the 2026-2027 school year
    • Resignation of David Kutschke as Memorial Junior High School Special Education Teacher effective June 7, 2024
    • Resignation of Kelly Spila as Coolidge Elementary School Reading Specialist effective June 7, 2024
    • Resignation of Brittany Besse as Oak Glen Elementary School K-1 Co-taught Teacher effective June 7, 2024
    • Resignation of Kristen Ranger as Coolidge Elementary School Kindergarten Teacher effective June 7, 2024
    • Resignation of Brittany Collins as Memorial Junior High School Paraprofessional effective May 29, 2024 due to the voluntary abandonment of her position
    • Resignation of Lori Newell as Lester P. Crawl Primary Center Teacher effective June 7, 2024
    • Resignation of Lily Leopardo as District 158 Art Teacher effective June 7, 2024
    • Employment of Imoni Simpkins as Oak Glen Elementary School Special Education Teacher at a salary of $54,550.00 effective August 19, 2024
    • Employment of Katelyn Austra as Oak Glen Elementary School Building Secretary effective July 29, 2024
    • Employment of Ana Tello as Lester P. Crawl Primary Center Custodian effective May 28, 2024
    • FMLA leave for Memorial Junior High School Teacher Rebecca Glass effective November 1, 2024 through January 21, 2025
    • FMLA leave for Coolidge School Teacher Mollie Crider effective November 25, 2024 through March 3, 2025
    • Prelist of invoices to be paid
  4. SUPERINTENDENT’S AGENDA
    • Freedom of Information Act
    • 2023-2024 Year-In-Review
    • Miscellaneous
  5. OLD BUSINESS
    • Approve the Strategic Long Range Plan and Portrait of a Graduate as presented
    • Ridge Road TIF Extension
  6. NEW BUSINESS
    • Approve the resolution authorizing the transfer of up to $2,500,000.00 from the Education Fund to the Capital Improvements Fund
    • Approve the 2024-2025 Consolidated District Plan
  7. CLOSED SESSION
    • Closed session to consider information regarding the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)) and collective negotiating matters (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(2))
  8. CLOSING ITEMS
    • Possible action(s) following closed session regarding personnel
    • Miscellaneous items from Superintendent and School Board
    • Adjournment

Schedule and Open Meetings Act

District 158 meetings are usually scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month.

The Open Meetings Act requires that “An agenda for each regular meeting shall be posted at the principal office of the public body and at the location where the meeting is to be held at least 48 hours in advance of the holding of the meeting.” District 158 posts agendas and board packets in a folder on its website.

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Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
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