Meeting: Southeast Dubois Schools

The Southeast Dubois School Board met Wednesday and:

Ӣ Accepted the resignations of Greg Gogel as an assistant football coach, Marc Steczyk as the seventh-grade boys basketball coach and Brady Gunselman as an assistant baseball coach, all at Forest Park Junior-Senior High School; and Jacob Berg as the sixth-grade boys basketball coach at Cedar Crest Intermediate School. All resignations are effective immediately.

Ӣ Hired Steve DeKemper as the student council sponsor, Jacob Berg as the seventh-grade boys basketball coach, Sara Pund as an academic coach, Leah Helming as the sophomore class sponsor, Matt Krieg as an assistant football coach and Elfrieda Oeding as a special needs instructional assistant, all at Forest Park; and Hillary Gutgsell and Nancy Rohl as instructional assistants at Pine Ridge Elementary School.

Ӣ Approved a six-week maternity leave for Brandy Welp, an instructional assistant at Ferdinand Elementary School, beginning Feb. 13.

”¢ Amended the language of the corporation teacher evaluation plan. As least two evaluations must be conducted per teacher, but beyond that the number of evaluations will now depend on a teacher’s years of service and rubric rating in previous years. Those with more than three years of experience and a “highly effective” or “effective” rating can receive fewer observations, but the total number for each teacher is up to the discretion of the principal.

Ӣ Conducted a public hearing on the 2014 budget. No patrons commented. The board will adopt the budget at the Oct. 2 meeting.

Ӣ Heard from Superintendent Rick Allen that the regional Indiana School Boards Association meeting will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Huntingburg Event Center.

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