School Board Highlights
the January 27, 2009 business meeting of the
Recognition of Outstanding Employee – Pat
Bingham: Pat Bingham, School Nurse, was recognized and
thanked for her compassion and dedication to the students of
Recognition of Title I School Award Recipient – Ashley
Elementary: Recently the State Office of Education
honored Ashley Elementary with the Utah Title I High Performing School
Award. Ashley was one of the 56 schools in
Approval of Uintah Schools Foundation Funding Request: A motion was made by JoAnn Cowan to approve $10,000 from Capital Outlay for the Uintah Schools Foundation. Scott Ruppe seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.
Approval of 2009-2010 Vernal Elementary School
Boundaries: A motion was made by Dr.
Approval of New Policy 009.0500 The Sale of Food & Beverages in Schools: (2nd Reading) A motion was made by JoAnn Cowan to approve Policy 009.0500 on second reading as presented with the noted corrections and changes. Scott Ruppe seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.
Age Restriction for Employment: Superintendent Charlie Nelson informed Board members that the age restriction for employment with Uintah School District is now as follows: Age 21 and above to work with secondary students, exception for Sweepers and Part-time Food Service Workers. Age 18 and above to work with elementary age students.
Approval of Eagle View Elementary Software Purchase: A motion was made by JoAnn Cowan to approve the request from Eagle View Elementary to purchase SuccessMaker software in the amount of $50,000. Scott Ruppe seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.
Approval of 2009-2010 District
Calendar: A motion was made by Scott Ruppe to approve
Calendar “A” for the 2009-2010 school year. Allen Huber seconded the
motion. Those in favor: Allen Huber, JoAnn Cowan, Scott Ruppe, and Perry
Taylor. Those opposed: Dr.
Approval of Special Education Policies & Procedures: A motion was made by Allen Huber to approve the Uintah School District Special Education Policies and Procedures as presented. Scott Ruppe seconded the motion; motion carried unanimously.
Personnel: Appointment of Personnel: The following individuals were approved for appointment by the Uintah School District Board of Education:
Paula Cohrs, Part-time Food Services
Julie Becroft, Teaching Assistant, Discovery
Brittany Pardue, Part-time Teaching Assistant, Ashley
Shannon Fleetwood, Part-time Teaching Assistant, Ashley
Brittany Schlosser, Connections, Ashley
Lori Lovato, Connections, Ashley
Elisa Vredeveld, Teacher, Lapoint
Katie Torres, Teaching Assistant, Discovery
Laween Billmire, Teacher, Eagle View
Suzette McFarland, Part-time Music Specialist, Ashley
Camille Hallum, Part-time Computer Specialist, Ashley
Sabrina Deppe, Part-time Food Services Worker, UHS
Lisa Deyca, Part-time Food Services Worker, VMS
Angela Huber, Connections, Lapoint
Mary Matthews, Night Custodian, UHS
Robyn Lyman, Connections, Lapoint
Derrick Hadlock, Computer Specialist & Connections Specialist, Eagle View
Deborah Harp, Building Use Supervisor,
Karen Redden, Building Use Supervisor, Maeser
Pennie Jackson, Special Ed. Teaching Assistant, Maeser
Mindy Deets, Half-time Counselor, AVEC
Resignation of Personnel: Letters of resignation have been received from the following:
Joan Hopp, Teaching Assistant, Maeser – effective Jan. 22, 2009
Pamela Webster, Sweeper, UHS – effective Jan. 23, 2009
Lisa Reynolds, YIC Mentor, Lapoint & VMS – effective Jan. 30, 2009
Mindy Deets, Special Ed. Teaching Assistant, UHS – effective Jan. 23, 2009