Nelson County
July 21, 2015 5:00 PM
Nelson County Regular
I. Call to Order
Board Chair

Pledge of Allegiance


I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

                     BOARD MISSION STATEMENT

The NELSON COUNTY BOARD of EDUCATION, representatives of our citizens
 and entrusted with their children,
 pledges to support the mission of the
by setting visionary direction through effective policy, oversight
 and efficient resource management.



II. Changes to the Agenda
III. Student and Stakeholder Engagement
III.A. Student Performance
Supt. Orr
III.B. Good News
Supt. Orr
IV. Operations Consent Agenda
Board Chair
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to approve consent items as presented passed with a motion by Mr. Larry Pate and a second by Mr. David Norman.

IV.A. Information: Personnel Actions


Kelly Holsclaw                           Spec Ed                        NCHS
Rachel Brussell                          Spec Ed                        FHES
Kathy Britton                             Science                        OKHMS
Megan Mattingly                        .5 Teacher                     BOS
Ann Marie Williams                    Dir. of Elem                   District
Angela Shay Lancaster               Teacher                        BOS
Shelly Edelen                            Teacher                         BOS
Anika Hoglen                             Spec Ed                        NHS
Sarah Swarts                             Teacher                        FHS
Christiopher Engstrand               Spec Ed                        NCHS
Jennifer Ballard                          Spec Ed                        OKHMS
Elizabeth Madalyn Tucker           Spec Ed                        BMS
Emily Hoyes                              Sch Psych                     District
Melissa Call                               French                          TNHS
Lisa Rucker                               Spec Ed                         FHES
Joseph Shouse                          Teacher                         OKHMS
Samantha Mullins                      Science                        NCHS
Joseph Wheatley                       Science                        NCHS
Patricia Wrights                         Teacher                       OKHMS
Roby Morgan                             Teacher                       FHES
Lorraine Harris                           Teacher                      FHES
Traci Burke                                Principal                      BMS
Michael Jones                           Teacher                        FHES
Sara Williams                            Spec Ed                       OKHMS
Mary Balles                               Spec Ed                       OKHMS
Holly Walker                              Principal                      NCELC
Samantha Thompson                 Spec Ed                       NCHS
Jillian Mattingly                          Business                     TNHS
Kathryn McBroom                      English                        NCHSH
Tanya Jury                                Asst. Principal              NCHS
Lisa Lowe                                  Chemistry                   NCHS
Rebecca Todd                            Business                     NCHS

Transfers:         Michael Hines                            Interventionist                NHS

Reinstatements:  None

One Year Certification:  None

Classified Subs:   None              

Certified Substitute Teachers:      None

Student Workers: None

Non-Renewals:   Susan Lee                                 Spec Ed                        FHES  


Lisa Ingram                              Teacher                         FHES
Susan Botts                              Spec Ed                        NCHS
Sarah Farr                                Spec Ed                        NHS
Brooke King                              Teacher                         FHES
Melissa Routh                           Sch. Psych                    District
Shelby Tucker                           Teacher                       OKHMS
Monika Seitz                             Science                        NCHS
Stephanie Dow                          Science                        NCHS
Cliff Hicks                                  Teacher                       NCHS
Sara Beth Wright                       Teacher                        FHES
Felecia Tinner                            Teacher                        FHES
Lindsey Call                              Spec Ed                        OKHMS
Mason Trevor                             Spec Ed                       NCHS
Nick Lemon                               Business                       TNHS
Laci Scarpa                               English                         NCHS
Tessa Jaggers                           Asst. Principal                NCHS
Dona Thomas                            Business                       NCHS



Dan Flanders                             Science                        OKHMS

Reprimands/Terminations:      None

IV.B. Treasurer's Report
IV.C. Bills and Claims
IV.D. MUNIS Report
IV.E. Leaves of Absence
IV.F. Minutes from Previous Meeting

June Board Meeting - 6/16/15
July Work Session - 7/2/15

IV.G. Overnight/Out-of-State Trips

NCHS          Band/Choir/Humanities            11/7/15      Norwood, OH               

IV.H. Fund Raiser Requests

Foster Heights        Selling school spiritwear     July, 2015 - May, 2016               

IV.I. Policy & Procedure Updates
V. Efficient Resource Management
V.A. NCELC Waiver Request
Tim Hockensmith

Approve request for waiver regarding direct classroom access to playground space at Nelson County Early Learning Center.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  The Nelson County Board of Education approve the waiver request as presented. passed with a motion by Mr. Larry Pate and a second by Mrs. Diane Berry.

V.B. District Assurances
Tim Beck

Approve request for the KDE that state Nelson County Schools are in compliance with the ASSIST Assurances.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  The Nelson County Board of Education approve the KDE Assurances as presented. passed with a motion by Mr. David Norman and a second by Mrs. Diane Breeding.

VI. College and Career Readiness
VI.A. ARC/504 Chairpersons 2015-2016
Cheryl Pile

2014-2015 Chairpersons as the NCS Representative/Designee for 504-Admissions and Release Committee (ARC) Meetings

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  I move that the Nelson County Board of Education list of ARC and 504 Chairs as presented. passed with a motion by Mrs. Diane Berry and a second by Mr. David Norman.

VII. Professional Growth & Effectiveness System
VII.A. Superintendent Evaluation Cycle
Dr. Orr

Each year the board of education is required to evaluate the superintendent.  In prior years, the summative evaluation was completed based on the fiscal year calendar. It is recommended this cycle coincide with the calendar year to align with the cycle for new members joining the board of education.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  I recommend the Nelson County Board of Education Summative Evaluation of the Superintendent occur no later than December 31st each year, covering the prior twelve month period. passed with a motion by Mr. Larry Pate and a second by Mrs. Diane Breeding.

VIII. Safe and Caring Environment
VIII.A. Sick Bank Summaries
Mr. Beck

Classified Sick Leave Bank

Balance as of June 30, 2015

Beginning Balance as of July 1, 2014


New Members for 2014-2015


Days Returned for 2013 - 2014


Days Returned for 2014 - 2015 (non-usage)


Days Granted for 2014 - 2015


Ending Balance on June 30, 2015



Certified Sick Leave Bank

Balance as of June 30, 2015

Beginning Balance as of July 1, 2014


New Members 2014 - 2015


Days Returned for 2013 - 2014


Days Returned for 2014 -2015 (non-usage)


Days Granted for 2014 - 2015


Ending Balance on June 30, 2015


IX. Student and Stakeholder Engagement
IX.A. Guest Comments
Board Chair

Guest Comment Policy
Any person wishing to address the Board may do so by following these rules:
Individuals representing themselves are limited to 3 minutes.
Individuals representing a group are limited to 5 minutes.
Please step up to the microphone, state your name and address, and, if you represent a group, state the name of the group you are representing.

X. Adjourn Regular Session
Board Chair
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to adjourn the Regular Session of the Nelson County Board of Education passed with a motion by Mrs. Diane Berry and a second by Mrs. Diane Breeding.

XI. Convene Executive Session
XII. Adjourn Executive Session
XIII. Reconvene Regular Session
XIV. Adjourn Regular Session