May 2024 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 15, 2024 Regular Board of Education and April 30, 2024 Special Board of Education Meeting Minutes
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

4.2 Approve Attendance Agreement for 2024-25 School Year
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the attached Attendance Agreement with Mr. Steven Helbert be approved for the 2024-25 school year.


4.3 Approve Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Rates
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that medical, dental and vision through Jefferson Health Plan and life insurance rates through National Insurance Services as listed, effective July 1, 2024 be approved.


4.4 Approve Updated Agreement with OhioHealth Corporation
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the attached, updated affiliation agreement between OhioHealth Corporation and Pioneer CTC Adult Education be approved.


4.5 Accept Donations
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

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

The Butler, Coleman and Kleilein Families, Delaware; generous monetary donation of $200 to be deposited into the Art Barr Scholarship Fund, given in memory of Mary Lee Barr's sister, Carol, who recently passed.

Crawford County Conservation League, Bucyrus; generous monetary donation of $45 to be deposited into the Student Hardship Fund to help offset costs for our students in need.

Doris J. and Robert H. Enskat Fund of the Richland Foundation, Mansfield; generous monetary donation of $2,425.03 to be used for the Carnival of Career Exploration to be held June 3 - 6, 2024 at Pioneer CTC.  

GHS Class of 1968, Galion; generous monetary donation of $1,200 to deposited and used for two (2) $600 scholarships.

Mr. Jon Martin, Yizumi-HPM Corporation, Iberia; generous monetary donation of $250 to be deposited and used for the Bucyrus Marketing and Business Program.

Mr. Robert Thiede, Willard; generous monetary donation of $50 to be deposited into the Graphic Arts Rotary Fund.

Dawn Wright-Smith, Blackbaud Giving Fund, Charleston, SC; generous monetary donation of $105 to be deposited into 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 students be approved for participation in competitive events:

BPA National Leadership Conference, Hilton Chicago, Chicago, IL; May 10 - 14, 2024

STUDENTS:  Gabe Melvin, IT Support, Homeschooled; Jason Lambert, Cybersecurity, GOAL Digital Academy; Braden Stidam, Cybersecurity, Shelby High School; Bryce Browning, Cybersecurity, Celeryville Christian School. CHAPERONE: Dan Foss, Cybersecurity Instructor.

 

FFA Trip to Dominican Republic, June 3 - 11, 2024

WYNFORD HS STUDENTS:  Nate Schiefer, Seth Pope, Conner Bloomfield, Brock Saam, and Emi Schuster. CHAPERONE: Tessa Martin, Wynford Vo-Ag Instructor/FFA Advisor.  Students paid for their own trips with help from the Wynford FFA Alumni.  They will tour agricultural farms, visit a school and be doing community service while there.


5. FINANCIAL REPORT
Gavyn Bazley, 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 2023-2024 BOARD GOALS
Clay Frye, Director of Operations

11. PRESENTATION
Donald Paullin, Asst. Director, Adult Education

12. STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT REPORT
Mrs. Robyn Almanson, Board Member

13. LEGISLATIVE LIAISON REPORT

14. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

15. PERSONNEL REPORT
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

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

  • Approve employment of Certificated/Classified Personnel contracts for the 2024-25 school year
  • Accept resignation of Certificated personnel.
  • Approve employment of Certificated personnel.
  • Approve supplemental contracts of Certificated personnel.
  • Approve stipend contracts of Certificated personnel.
  • Accept resignation of part-time Classified personnel.
  • Approve employment of part-time Classified personnel.
  • Approve employment of part-time Adult Education Certificated personnel.
  • Approve non-renewal of part-time Adult Education Certificated personnel.

16. Approve MOU with Richland Public Health
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Gregory D. Nickoli that the attached Memorandum of Understanding with Richland Public Health be approved.


17. APPROVE REVISIONS TO HOURLY PAY SCHEDULE
Mr. Dennis Long, Board Member

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the revision to the Hour Pay Schedule be approved effective 7/1/24.


18. ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of reviewing Negotiations or bargaining  sessions with employees and to discuss the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion or compensation of an employee or official, or the investigation of charges or complaints against an employee, official,  licensee or student, unless the employee, official, licensee or student requests a public hearing. 


19. 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 Eduation Association of Pioneer Career and Technology Center effective July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2027, as presented be adopted.


20. ADJOURN MEETING
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President