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School Board Agenda 01/07/2013
  TO:  Lake Region School Board
FROM:  Kathleen Beecher, Superintendent of Schools
DATE:  January 2, 2013
  RE:  School Board Meeting

       There will be a School Board Meeting on Monday, January 7, 2013
      at 7:00 p.m. at Crooked River Adult and Community Education Center.   

       Note:  The Facilities Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. at Crooked River
              Adult and Community Education Center.


      1.  Call to Order and Roll Call

      2.  Approval of Agenda

       3.  Minutes
          A.  Regular Board Meeting of November 19, 2012
           B.  Board Workshop of December 3, 2012  
       5.  Presentation
          A.  Professional Development Update
       6.  Public Comments on Agenda Items

      7.  Administrative Comments  
           A.  Secondary Principals
        B.  Carrie Castonguay, Adult Education Director   
       8.  Action Items
          A.  Ad Hoc Committee for Elementary Facilities
           B.  Lake Region High School Student Handbook
          C.  Donations
               (1) Channel One Network is donating all of the Channel One News
                   equipment currently at Lake Region Middle School
               (2) MetLife Foundation (MLF) and the National Association of
                   Elementary School Principals (NAESP) gave a $5,000 “Sharing
                   the Dream” grant to Lake Region Middle School.  
               (3) Bridgton-Lake Region Rotary Club donated $500 towards the
                   Ferry Beach Project for middle school students  
               (4) Alma Richards/Richards Family Trust donated $260 to Stevens
                   Brook Elementary School in honor of the 26 people killed at
                   Sandy Hook
           D.  Policies, Second Reading
               (1) Care of School Property by Students, FC-JICB
               (2) Community Use of Buses – Application, FC-KGD-F1  

Agenda                                  January 7, 2013                       Page 2

       8.  Action Items
          E.  Policies, First Reading
              (1)  Middle School Vision Statement, File Code ADM
              (2)  By Laws, File Code B
              (3)  School Board Use of Electronic Mail, File Code BEA
          F.  Job Description, First Reading
              (1) Response to Intervention (RTI) Coordinator
          G.  Personnel
              (1) Nomination of Rebecca Wark as a 1st Year Probationary Grade 2
                   Teacher at Stevens Brook Elementary School, retroactive to  
                   January 2, 2013, replacing Krystal Carriere who is on a leave
                   of absence for the remainder of the year.
               (2) Appointment of Educational Support Personnel for the remainder
                   of the 2012-13 school year
                   (a) Kevin Judkins as a part-time Diversified Occupations 8th
                                    Grade Educational Technician III at Lake Region Vocational  
                       Center, retroactive to November 20, 2012.  This is a new
                   (b) Kathy Winde as a Special Education Technician II at Songo
                       Locks School, retroactive to January 2, 2013, replacing
                       Connie Hodgdon who resigned
                  (c) Marlene Thombs as an Administrative Secretary for the
                       Transportation, Facilities and Food Service Director,
                       effective February 1, 2013, replacing Merlene Morgan who
                       is retiring
              (3) Appointment of Paulette Theberge as a Special Services
                   Secretary at the Special Services Office, retroactive to  
                   January 2, 2013, replacing Maureen Quinn who is transferring
                   to another position
              (4) Additional Duty Position
              (5) Request by Krystal Carriere for a Child Care Leave of Absence
                   for the remainder of the 2012-13 school year.  Ms. Carriere
                   has been on a leave of absence since the beginning of the
                   year, pursuant to Family and Medical Leave

      9.  Discussion Items

      10.  Information Items
           A.  Committee Reports
           B.  Superintendent’s Report
          C.  Personnel
               (1) Lisa Padulo has submitted her resignation as a Spanish
                   Teacher at Lake Region Middle School, effective date to
                  be determined.
               (2) Marlene Thombs has submitted her intent to transfer from the
                   Accounts Payable Secretary position to the Administrative
                   Secretary position for the Director of Transportation,
                   Facilities, and Food Service.
              (3) Marie Dismore had a job re-evaluation and will move from an
                   Educational Technican II - $15.62 to an Educational Technician
                   III- $16.64, effective January 18, 2013
              (4) Mary Hubka has submitted her intent to retire, effective
                   July 1, 2013
       11.  Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items

      12.  Adjournment
Agenda                                  January 7, 2013                                    Page 3

  • Agenda Information
  • Minutes of November 17, 2012
  • Minutes of December 3, 2012
  • Memo re: Adhoc Committee for Elementary Facilities
  • Lake Region High School Student Handbook
  • Policies and Job Descriptions as listed
  • Additional Duty Spreadsheet
  • Personnel Committee Minutes of January 2, 2013
  • Personnel Committee Agenda for January 14, 2013
  • Personnel Committee Agenda for January 28, 2013
Board only:  
  • Information re: grants/donations
  • Lake Region High School Student/Parent Handbook – 2012-13