May 2021 Regular Board of Education Meeting

1. ROLL CALL
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

2. PLEDGE TO THE FLAG
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

3. MOMENT OF SILENCE
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

4. CONSENT AGENDA
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

4.1 Approve April, 2021 Board of Education Meeting Minutes
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

4.2 Adopt Resolution for Approval of Student Insurance Rates for 2021-22 School Year
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

4.3 Approve Revisions to Policy
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the revision to policy as listed below be approved:

  • PO 1422 - Nondiscrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity - Administrative Staff
  • PO 1623 - Section 504 / ADA Prohibition Against Disability Discrimination in Employment - Administrative Staff
  • PO 1662 - Anti - Harrassment - Administrative Staff
  • PO 2240 - Controversial Issues
  • PO 2260 - Nondiscrimination and Access to Equal Employment Opportunity - Programs
  • PO 2260.01 - Section 504/ADA Prohibition Against Discrimination Based on Disability - Programs
  • PO 2266 - Non Discrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or Activities - Programs
  • PO 3122 - Nondiscrimination and Access to Equal Employment Opportunity - Professional Staff
  • PO 3123 - Section 504/ADA Prohibition against Disability Discrimination in Employment - Professional Staff
  • PO 3362 - Anti-Harassment - Professional Staff
  • PO 4122 - Nondiscrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity - Classified Staff
  • PO 4123 - Section 504 / ADA Prohibition Against Disability Discrimination in Employment - Classified Staff
  • PO 4362 - Anti-Harassment - Classified Staff
  • PO 5336 - Care of Students with Diabetes
  • PO 5517 - Anti-Harassment - Students
  • PO 6114 - Cost Principles - Spending Federal Funds
  • PO 6144 - Investments
  • PO 6325 - Procurement - Federal Grants/Funds
  • PO 7440.01 - Video Surveillance and Electronic Monitoring
  • PO7450 - Property Inventory
  • PO 7455 - Accounting System for Capital Assets
  • PO 8450.01 - Protective Facial Covering During Pandemic/Epidemic Events
  • PO 8500 - Food Services
  • PO 8510 - Wellness

4.4 Approve Service Level Agreement and FY22 Contract between Pioneer and NCOCC
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the Service Level Agreement and FY22 Contract be approved between NCOCC and Pioneer CTC.

 


4.5 Approve Agreement with OhioHealth Corporation for Clinical Sites
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. NIckoli that the agreement with OhioHealth Corporation and Pioneer's Adult Education and High School Medical programs for use of clinical facilities for educational activities.


4.6 Accept Donations
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the following donations be accepted:

  • Laura Weyant, Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville; generous donation of three shower chairs, five wheelchairs and 3 sets of curtain dividers with an approximate value of $1,975.  This donation will be used in our High School and Adult Education Medical Career Technical programs.
  • Monetary donation for the Art Barr Scholarship fund.
    • Lori Love - $70
  • E-Crane International, USA, Galion; generous monetary donation of $100 in memory of Tori Carman, Web Page Design alumni.  This donation will be deposited into the Business Professionals of America fund for student activities.
  • Monetary donations for the Fabela Scholarship fund.
    • Thomas & Katharine Sabourin - $100
    • Dan & Kathryn Dornbirer - $50
  • Monetary donations for Ruth Klenke Scholarship fund.
    • Nicholas & Istrate Costein - $100
  • Terry Sautter, Mansfield; -  Memorial donations in the amount of $2,984 received in memory of her husband Ron Sautter, 1979 Carpentry Program Alumni.  These donations will be deposited into the Carpentry program educational fund for purchase of supplies for the Carpentry program.
  • Dawn Wright-Smith, The Blackbaud Giving Fund, Wells Fargo; generous monetary donation of $90.  This donation will be deposited into the Alumni fund which is used for annual student scholarships.

5. FINANCIAL REPORT
Linda Schumacher, Treasurer

6. RECOGNITION OF GUESTS
Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

7. EAP REPRESENTATIVE
Sandy Grau, EAP President

8. PUBLIC INPUT
Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

Board Policy Section 0164


9. CORRESPONDENCE
Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

10. REPORT ON 2020-2021 BOARD GOALS
Kris Kowalski, Director of Operations, High School

11. STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT REPORT
Mrs. Mary Jean Theaker, Board Member

12. LEGISLATIVE LIAISON REPORT
Mr. Mike Grady, Board Member

13. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

14. ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO REVIEW NEGOTIATIONS AND CONCERNING DISCPLINE OF A PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OR OFFICIAL
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli to enter into Executive Session for the purposes of:

  • To review Negotiations or bargaining sessions with public employees concerning their compensation or other terms and conditions of their employment.
  • To consider discipline of a public employee or official.

15. PERSONNEL REPORT
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the following personnel recommendations be approved:

  • Approve employment of Administrative personnel.
  • Accept retirement resignation of Certificated personnel.
  • Accept resignation of Certificated personnel.
  • Approve employment of Certificated personnel.
  • Approve Professional Development/Extended Service of Certificated personnel.
  • Approve request for Leave Without Pay for Classified personnel.
  • Approve request for Maternity Leave for Classified personnel.
  • Accept resignation of Part-time Classified personnel.
  • Approve employment of Substitute Classified personnel.
  • Approve employment of Student Workers.

16. APPROVE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDINGS BETWEEN EDUCATION ASSOC. OF PIONEER AND BOARD OF EDUCATION
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the Memorandums of Understanding outlined below be approved between the Pioneer Education Association of Pioneer and the Pioneer Board of Education.

  • Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) concerning Virtual On Line Learning.
  • Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) concerning Expansion of Duties for Educational Aides in Cafeteria And Library

17. ADOPT MASTER AGREEMENT BETWEEN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION OF PIONEER AND PIONEER BOARD OF EDUCATION
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the Master Agreement as negotiated with the Education Association of Pioneer Career and Technology Center effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024, as presented be adopted.

 


18. APPROVE REVISIONS TO HOURLY PAY SCHEDULE
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the revision to the Hourly Pay Schedule be approved effective July 1, 2021.


19. APPROVE AGREEMENT WITH LIFE STEPS COUNSELING SERVICES FOR 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. NIckoli that the agreement with Life Steps Counseling Services be approved for the 2021-2022 School year.


20. APPROVE COURSES OF STUDY FOR SOCIOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY FOR 2021-2022 SCHOOLYEAR
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the attached courses of study be approved for Sociology and Psychology for the 2021-2022 School year.


21. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO REJECT ALL BIDS RECEIVED ON BUILDING SEALING PROJECT
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. NIckoli that we adopt the resolution to reject all bids due to all being 10% over projected project costs.


22. ADJOURN MEETING
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President