ECKCE board meeting
The regular meeting of the East Central Kansas Cooperative in Education Board of Directors was Aug. 12 at the Cooperative Central Office.
Members present were Belinda Rehmer, Susan Rader, Ande Parks, Director Caren Lowe, Clerk of the Board Sue Martin and Joe Pyle was present via speaker phone.
Blaine Cone and Juanita Peckham were unable to attend.
During the meeting, the board:
¢ Approved certified staff contracts for Becky Goodwin, teacher of the deaf, and Sasha Gartner, Wellsville IRR teacher for the 2008-09 school year
¢ Approved paraeducator contracts for Kelly Wintermantel, Baldwin High School, and Angela Miller, Eudora Middle School.
¢ Reviewed changes to paraeducator handbooks. The Board approved the changes upon clarifying state regulations regarding specific wording for communicable disease.
¢ Accepted the resignation Shannon Rasmussen at the end of the first semester of 2008-09.
¢ Director Caren Lowe gave the Board members a compilation of the feedback forms staff filled out at the end of the 2007-08 school term.
She also updated the Board members of the Special Education task force by the legislators to study funding.