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RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/19/13 Special Meeting Minutes -New Staff

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 11:20pm

SCHOOL DISTRICT OF RIVER FALLS
Board of Education Special Meeting Minutes
Monday, August 19, 2013
A special meeting of the River Falls Board of Education was called to order on Monday, August 19, 2013, at 6:04 p.m. by President Stacy Johnson Myers in the District Office conference room, 852 E Division Street. It was ascertained that notice of the meeting had been properly posted in the appropriate locations, and announcements faxed to WEVR Radio Station, the St. Paul Pioneer Press, and the Eau Claire Leader Telegram.
PRESENT
President Stacy Johnson Myers, Vice President Dennis Behnke, Treasurer Manny Kenney, Clerk Barbara Kolpin, and members Rich Gerczak and Mike Miller were present. Board member Alan Tuchtenhagen was absent. Also present were Superintendent Jamie Benson, Director of Academic Services Mike Johnson, Director of Personnel Donna Hill, Director of Special Education Jackie Steinhoff, and Director of Finance and Facilities Chad Smurawa.
HEARING OF VISITORS OR DELEGATIONS – none.
INFORMAL MEET AND GREET NEW STAFF
The meeting will be informal to allow new staff and board members to become acquainted. Staff new to the 2013-14 school year are:
Nic Been, RFHS Assistant Principal-Academics
Mary Bergman, District Student Services Secretary
Sommer Bowers, MMS-Montessori-RB Early Childhood
School Psychologist
Sarah Capistrant, MMS Emotional Behavioral Disabilities
Paraprofessional
Kelly Erickson, HS Social Studies Teacher
Theresa Everson, District School Nurse
Jackie Giedd, HS Vocational Lab/Transition Teacher
Rachael Gjerde, HS Science/Chemistry Teacher
Mindy Grezek, Greenwood Health Services
Paraprofessional
Chris Harmon, MMS Learning Disabilities Teacher
Sarah Jarocki, Westside School Secretary
Stacia Johnson, Westside 4th Grade Teacher
Jennifer Karras, Greenwood School Secretary
Jennifer Mueller, District Student Services Secretary
Jennifer Okland, Greenwood Cognitive Disabilities/Severe
Paraprofessional
Karen Olson, Montessori Teacher
Dan Parks, MMS/HS Choral Music Teacher
Ryan Pechacek, HS Agriculture Teacher
Sue Schradle, HS Emotional Behavioral Disabilities
Teacher
Kim Shankland HS English Teacher
B.J. Stokes, MMS 7th Grade Math Teacher
Michelle Tietz, MMS Principal’s Secretary
Chelsea Truttman, MMS 6th Grade Language Arts Teacher
Ying Wang, Montessori Teacher
ADJOURNMENT
President Johnson Myers adjourned the meeting at 6:35 p.m.
Barbara E Kolpin, Clerk
______________________________ (Pub. 09/26/13) WNAXLP