May 2022 Board of Education Regular Meeting

Pioneer CTC Community Room
Monday, May 16 - 7:00pm

    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 18, 2022 Board of Education Meeting Minutes
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    4.2 Adopt Resolution for Approval of Student Insurance Rates for 2022-23 School Year

    4.3 Approve Revisions to Hourly Pay Schedule
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the revisions ot the Hourly Pay Schedule be approved for employees not covered by the Master Agreement.


    4.4 Approve Service Level Agreement and FY23 Contract between Pioneer and NCOCC

    4.5 Accept Donations
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

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

    • Domino's Pizza, Willard; generous donation of $160 worth of pizza's for lunches for students working during our Community Service Day in the Willard area.
    • Flower Cart Florist, Galion; generous donation of $300 worth of pizzas for lunches for students working during our Community Service Day in the Galion area.
    • Hale's Harley Davidson, Lee & Brittany Hale, Mansfield; generous donation of miscellaneous items for our Military/Student Appreciation day with an approximate value of $375.  These items include:  T-shirts, hats, coasters, gift cards, Harley Davidson bag, key chains, tire pressure gauges etc.
    • Ann Kleilein, Delaware, OH; generous monetary donation of $500 for the Art Barr Scholarship Fund.  This fund is used for annual student scholarships.
    • Luke Kleilein, Delaware, OH; generous monetary donation of $100 for the Art Barr Scholarship Fund.  This fund is used for annual student scholarships.
    • Lane Kleilein, Delaware, OH; generous monetary donation of $50 for the Art Barr Scholarship Fund.  This fund is used for annual student scholarships.
    • Mechanics Bank, Mansfield, OH; generous monetary donation of $500.  This donation will be used for the purchase and printing of the Community Service day t-shirts for Pioneer staff and students.
    • Dawn Wright-Smith; Blackbaud Giving Fund, Charleston, SC; generous monetary donation of $60.  This donation will be deposited in the Alumni Endowment fund and used for annual student scholarships.

    4.6 Approve Student Participation in Competitive Events
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the following student be approved for participation in competitive events as follows:

    State FFA Convention, Columbus, OH, May 5-6, 2022

    STUDENT:  Wesley Madison, Precision Machining Technology, South Central HS.

    SkillsUSA National Championships, Atlanta, GA; June 20-24, 2022

    CRIMINAL JUSTICE STUDENTS:  Amanda Aguirre, Shelby HS; Reagan Henry, Madison HS; and Summer Kennard, Willard HS.  CHAPERONES:  Dan George, Criminal Justice Instructor and Christi Smith, SkillsUSA Lead Advisor.


    6. RECOGNITION OF GUESTS
    Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

    7. EAP REPRESENTATIVE
    Colton Penwell, EAP President

    Stephen Raphael was present as EAP Representative


    8. PUBLIC INPUT
    Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

    Board Policy Section 0164


    9. CORRESPONDENCE
    Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

    10. REPORT ON 2021-2022 BOARD GOALS
    Clay Frye, Director of Operations

    PCTC Board Report- April Board of Education Meeting

    May 16, 2022

    Student Excellence and Achievement

    Educational Experiences for Success and Competitive Advantage for Students

    Communication and Community Advocacy

    Engagement and Opportunities in the Community

    Safe, Healthy and Functional Facilities that are Fiscally Responsible

    Senior Moments ceremonies were held on Friday, May 6th in the morning and afternoon. Approximately 245 students were honored in each ceremony. Guest speakers were Mr. Doug Theaker, Pioneer Board of Education President and Ken Chang, 2022 Byron H. Carmean award winner- both speakers did a fantastic job. Pioneer Color Guard and Performing Arts students participated in the Presentation of Colors and singing the Star Spangled Banner.

    3 Students from Pioneer’s Criminal Justice Program earned the Gold Medal at Ohio’s SkillsUSA competition in Columbus. They will travel to Atlanta the last week of June to compete in the National SkillsUSA contest. Summer Kennard (Willard), Rehgan Henry (Madison) and Amadia Aquirre (Shelby) won the Crime Scene Investigation contest and will represent Pioneer.

    Our New Student Orientation program took place on Wednesday, May 11th from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. Students were welcomed into their labs and learned about schedules, supplies, student fees and tours were available for students. We had a very large turnout for the program as most labs had over half of their incoming classes in attendance.

    With support of local our local military recruitment offices, O’Reilly’s Auto Parts and Hale’s Harley-Davidson, Pioneer held our Student and Military Appreciation Day on Friday, May 13th.

    The final day of school for students is May 26th and we will have a cookout for students served by Administrators.

    Pioneer’s End-of-the-Year Staff Breakfast Celebration will be May 27th in the Cafeteria. Breakfast will begin at 8:00am.


    11. PRESENTATION
    Jolene Young, Asst. Director, High School

    Dalton Deel, Homeland Security, Madison HS Senior Student.  Dalton is employed with Morrow County Jail.


    12. STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT REPORT

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

    14. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
    Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

    15. PERSONNEL REPORT
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

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

    • Accept resignation of Certificated personnel.
    • Approve employment of Certificated personnel.
    • Approve Professional Development / New Technology Extended Service for Certificated personnel.
    • Approve supplemental contracts of Certificated personnel.
    • Approve stipend contracts of Certificated personnel.
    • Approve Bus driver.
    • Accept retirement resignation of Part-time Classified personnel.
    • Approve employment of Part-time Classified personnel.
    • Approve Non-renewal of Substitute Classified personnel.
    • Accept resignation of Adult Education Instructor
    • Approve employment of Student Workers

    16. APPROVE CLINICAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN PIONEER CTC ADULT EDUCATION & RICHLAND COUNTY BOARD OF DEV. DISABILITIES
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the Clinical Agreement for Nurse Aide Training students be approved with Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities.


    17. ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO CONSIDER THE EMPLOYMENT AND/OR DISMISSAL OF A PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OR OFFICIAL.
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D.Nickoli that we enter into Executive Session to consider the employment and/or dismissal of a public employee.


    18. ADJOURN MEETING
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

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