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REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETINGMarch 18, 20087:00 P.M.Revised March 14, 2008Educational Support CenterBoard Meeting Room3600-52nd StreetKenosha, Wisconsin

KENOSHA UNIFIED SCHOOL BOARDREGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGEducational Support CenterMarch 18, 20087:00 P.M.AGENDA-REVISED 3/14/08I.Pledge of AllegianceII.Roll Call of MembersIII.Awards, Board Correspondence, Meetings and Appointmentsx McKinley Middle School Student is Member of Team Named Finalist in“Hang Tough Video” Contestx Kenosha eSchool Student Selected as Delegate for U.S. Senate YouthProgram 46th Annual Washington Weekx Black History Bee Winnersx Battle of the Books Winnersx Caroline Haebig Wins Services Learning Awardx Rina Pignone Named Italian Teacher of the Year in Wisconsin by WisItaliax Laura Wieske Receives Award from State of Wisconsin Division of PublicHealth for Immunization Law Compliance Effortsx Four Kenosha Unified Principals Earn Master Educator LicensesIV.Administrative and Supervisory AppointmentsV.Introduction and Welcome of Student Ambassador(s)VI.Legislative ReportVII.Views and Comments by the PublicVIII.Response and Comments by the Board of EducationIX.Remarks by the PresidentX.Superintendent’s ReportXI.Consent AgendaA.Consent/ApproveRecommendationsConcerning Appointments,Leaves of Absence,Retirements and Resignations . Page 1

SCHOOL BOARD AGENDAPage 2March 18, 2008XI.XII.XIII.Consent Agenda – ContinuedB.Consent/ApproveMinutes of 2/26/08,3/4/08 and 311/08Special Meetings andExecutive Sessions,3/4/08 and 3/11/08Special Meetings and2/26/08 Regular Meeting . Pages 2-16C.Consent/ApproveSummary of Receipts, WireTransfers and Check Registers. Pages 17-18D.Consent/ApproveDonations to the District . Page 19E.Consent/ApproveWaiver of Policy 1330 - UseOf School District Facilities . Pages 20-22F.Consent/ApproveHead Start Federal GrantRequest for the 2008-09School Year . Pages 23-26Old BusinessA.Discussion/ActionProposed Lease AgreementFor KTEC Charter School . Pages 27-35B.Discussion/ActionInformation TechnologyLiteracy Plan 2008-2001 . Pages 36-37(Also See Complete Report)C.Discussion/ActionSAGE Waiver Request . Pages 38-39New BusinessA.Discussion/ActionOpen Enrollment ApplicantsFor School Year 2008-09 . Pages 40-41B.Discussion/ActionU.S. Department ofEducation Carol M WhitePhysical EducationProgram (PEP) Grant. Pages 42-46

SCHOOL BOARD AGENDAPage 3March 18, 2008XIII.New Business – ContinuedC.XIV.Discussion/ActionApproval of Administrative,Supervisory and TechnicalEmployee Contracts.Page 47-48Other Business as Permitted by LawTentative Schedule of Reports, Events and LegalDeadlines For School Board (March-April). Page 49XV. Predetermined Time and Date of Adjourned Meeting, If Necessary

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Kenosha Unified School District No. 1Kenosha, WisconsinHuman Resources recommendations concerning the following actions:March 18, 2008ActionBoard DateStaffEmployee LastNameEmployee 5/08Service EmployeeEduc Asst.Champagne herFacilitiesLance MiddleBusinessServicesAppointmentAppointment3/5/08 **3/5/08 **Service EmployeeService EmployeePillizziGraffJolleenLeoFood ServiceTremper High1PositionCustodianEduc. AsstAccountantFood ServiceHelperCustodianSalary or HourlyEffective Date RateReason2/20/20082/12/200818.87 Resignation11.13 Resignation03/19/08 60,202.00 New Hire3/3/20083/19/2008Step / Level14.58 New Hire16.78 New HireLetter orContractContractContractAST/ 5/3ContractContractContract

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SPECIAL MEETING & EXECUTIVE SESSIONOF THE KENOSHA UNIFIED SCHOOL BOARDHELD FEBRUARY 26, 2008A special meeting of the Kenosha Unified School Board was held on Tuesday,February 26, 2008, in the Teachers’ Lounge at Frank Elementary School. The purposeof this meeting was to vote on holding an executive session to follow immediately.The meeting was called to order at 6:08 P.M. with the following memberspresent: Mr. Englund, Mrs. P. Stevens, Mrs. R. Stevens, Mr. Hujik, Mr. Olson, Mr.Ostman and Mr. Fountain. Dr. Mangi was also present.Mr. Fountain, President, opened the meeting by announcing that this was aspecial meeting of the School Board of the Kenosha Unified School District No. 1.Notice of this special meeting was given to the public by forwarding a copy of the noticeto all requesting radio stations and newspapers.Mr. Fountain announced that an executive session had been scheduled to followthis special meeting for the purpose of Reviewing Findings/Order of IndependentHearing Officer; Personnel:Employment Relationship; Personnel:Problems;Personnel: Position Assignments; and Property: Lease/Rental.Mr. Englund moved that this executive session be held. Mr. Olson seconded themotion.Roll call vote. Ayes: Mr. Englund, Mrs. P. Stevens, Mrs. R. Stevens, Mr. Hujik,Mr. Olson, Mr. Ostman and Mr. Fountain. Noes: None. Unanimously approved.1.Personnel: Employment Relationship; Problems; and Position AssignmentsMrs. Glass arrived at 6:09 P.M. and gave an update on secretary negotiations. Adiscussion followed.Mrs. Glass provided Board members with an update on several personnelissues.Mrs. Glass presented an injury claim. All Board members were in agreement todisallow the claim.Mrs. Glass was excused at 6:25 P.M.2.Review Findings/Orders by the Independent Hearing OfficerMrs. Lauer arrived at 6:26 P.M. and provided Board members with informationregarding one expulsion.Dr. Mangi and Mrs. Lauer were excused at 6:40 P.M.2

Mr. Olson moved to concur with the recommendation of the hearing officer withrespect to the expulsion. Mr. Hujik seconded the motion. Motion carried. Mrs. P.Stevens dissenting.Dr. Mangi returned to the meeting at 6:42 P.M.3.Lease/RentalMr. Finnemore arrived at 6:43 P.M. and provided Board members withinformation relating to property leases. A brief discussion followed.Mr. Finnemore was excused at 6:52 P.M.4.Personnel: Employment Relationship and Position AssignmentsMr. Fountain gave an update on the pending Superintendent search.Meeting adjourned at 6:57 P.M.Stacy Schroeder BusbySchool Board Secretary3

REGULAR MEETING OFTHE KENOSHA UNIFIED SCHOOL BOARDHELD FEBRUARY 26, 2008A regular meeting of the Kenosha Unified School Board was held on Tuesday,February 26, 2008, at 7:00 P.M. in the gymnasium at Frank Elementary School. Mr.Fountain, President, presided.The meeting was called to order at 7:02 P.M. with the following Board memberspresent: Mr. Englund, Mrs. P. Stevens, Mrs. R. Stevens, Mr. Hujik, Mr. Olson, and Mr.Fountain. Dr. Mangi was also present. Mr. Ostman arrived later.Mr. Fountain, President, opened the meeting by announcing that this was aregular meeting of the School Board of Kenosha Unified School District No. 1. Notice ofthis regular meeting was given to the public by forwarding the complete agenda to allrequesting radio stations and newspapers. Copies of the complete agenda are availablefor inspection at all public schools and at the Superintendent’s office. Anyone desiringinformation as to forthcoming meetings should contact the Superintendent’s office.Mr. Ostman arrived at 7:04 P.M.Dr. Mangi presented the following awards: McKinley Middle School Team Finalistin Hang Tough Video Contest, Harvey Student Earns Perfect Score on National Test,Outstanding Young Director Award, Principals Earn Master Educator Licenses, andCertificate of Appreciation to Thomas D. Reiherzer.A presentation was given by Frank Elementary students.There were no Administrative or Supervisory Appointments.Dr. Mangi introduced the Student Ambassador, Madison Chestnut, fromHarborside Academy and she made her comments.There was no Legislative Report.Views and comments were expressed by members of the public and Boardmembers made their responses and/or comments.Dr. Mangi gave his Superintendent’s report.The Board then considered the following Consent-Approve items:Consent-Approve item XII-A – Recommendations Concerning Appointments,Leave of Absence, Retirements and Resignations as presented in the agenda.Consent-Approve item XII-B – Minutes of 1/14/08, 1/16/08, 1/17/08, 1/22/08,2/11/08, 2/12/08 and 2/16/08 Special Meetings and Executive Sessions and 1/22/08Regular Meeting as presented in the agenda.4

Consent-Approve item XII-C – Summary of Receipts, Wire Transfers and CheckRegisters submitted by Mr. William L. Johnston, Executive Director of Business; Ms.Eileen Coss, Accounting Manager; and Dr. Mangi and excerpts follow:“It is recommended that receipt numbers CR029651 through CR030054 that total 367,575.04 be approved.Check numbers 406306 through 408047 totaling 8,200,878.72 are recommendedfor approval as the payments made are within budgeted allocations for the respectiveprograms and projects.It is recommended that wire transfers to First National Bank of Chicago andNations Bank dated January 3, 16, 17, 22, 30, and 31, 2008 totaling 3,912,911.36 to USBank of Milwaukee dated January 15, and 30, 2008 totaling 557,412.13 and to theWisconsin Retirement System dated January 31, 2008 totaling 1,209,098.87 beapproved.”Consent-Approve item XII-D – Donations to the District as presented in theagenda.Consent-Approve item XII-E – Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Alcoholand Other Drug Abuse Program Grant submitted by Ms. Patricia Demos, CommunitySchool Relations Manager; Mr. Joseph Kucak, Coordinator of Student Support; Ms.Kathryn Lauer, Director of Special Education; and Dr. Mangi, excerpts follows:“School Board approval is requested to submit and implement a three-year Alcoholand Other Drug Abuse Program for the 2008-2011 school years. The District has appliedand received funding in this area since 1990. This grant is available to districts tostrengthen alcohol and other drug abuse and prevention programs. The grant isdeveloped around the framework of Search Institute’s Forty Developmental Assets thatcomplement the District’s Lifelong Learning Standard and directly correlates withStrategies I, IV, V, and VII of the Strategic Plan.The goal of the grant proposal is to strengthen and expand the District’s currentalcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse (ATODA) and violence prevention program. Thegrant emphasis includes middle school prevention education and transition, transition intohigh school, parent education, student peer programs, and AOD staff core issuestraining.At its February 2008 meeting, the Curriculum/Program Committee voted to forwardthis grant to the full Board. Administration recommends that the Board approve therequest to submit and implement the Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse State Program Grantfor the 2008-2011 school years.”Mr. Olson moved to approve the consent agenda as presented. Mrs. P. Stevensseconded the motion. Unanimously approved.5

Dr. Mangi presented the Strategy 1: Communication Protocols submitted by Mr.Brian Edwards, Mahone Middle School Principal/Co-chair Strategy I; Ms. Demos; and Dr.Mangi, excerpts follow:“In December 2006, Family Friendly Schools, under the direction of Dr. SteveConstantino, conducted a communication audit. Approximately 675 participants engagedin 70 focus groups. The groups were comprised of district staff, community members,and representation from healthcare, post secondary, non-profits, business, clergy, andlaw enforcement. Key findings and recommendations from the communication auditassisted the Implementation Team in developing communication protocols. Districtpersonnel also provided input into the development of the internal communicationprotocols. Samples of communication protocols were researched and reviewed fromformat and content.The Superintendent of Schools will notify all District employees of the expectedcommunication standards and required skills upon approval of the Board of Education inthe spring of 2008. The Implementation Team members will be available to assistindividual schools and District departments to develop a plan to implement the Districtcommunication standards by February 2009.At its January 22, 2008 meeting, the PR/Goals/Legislative Standing Committeereviewed the protocols and it was suggested that verbiage from the Student EnrollmentForm regarding notice and release for use of student work and class projects on thetelevision/Internet be included in the protocols (see Protocols L:1.a-c) and there was noobjection. The Committee moved to forward the Communication Protocols to the fullBoard of Education at its February 26, 2008 meeting. Administration recommends thatthe Board approve implementation of the Communication Protocols as presented.”Mr. Olson moved to implement the Communication Protocols as presented. Mrs.P. Stevens seconded the motion. Unanimously approved.Dr. Mangi presented the LakeView Technology Academy Request to Pilot APCalculus A/B and AP Physics C as Year-Long Offerings submitted by Mr. WilliamHittman, Principal of LakeView Technology Academy; Dr. Edie Holcomb, ExecutiveDirector of Curriculum and Instructional Services; and Dr. Mangi, excerpts follow:“Permission is requested to pilot the College Board endorsed approach to APCalculus A/B and AP Physics C courses at Lakeview Technology Academy during the2008-2009 school year. The College Board encourages the teaching of AP Calculus A/Band AP Physics C back-to-back so one can reinforce the other. These are stand-alonecourses but strengthen understanding by being taught together. The College Boardsupports this approach and recommends that both courses be taught every day. Each ofthese AP courses would be granted two credits, total of four credits possible.At its February 12, 2008, meeting, the Curriculum/Program Committee approvedthis request to be forwarded to the full board for approval to offer the pilot of AP CalculusA/B and AP Physics C as two-credit yearlong courses at LakeView Technology Academyduring the 2008-2009 school year.”6

Mr. Hujik moved to approve LakeView Technology Academy’s Request to Pilot APCalculus A/B and AP Physics as Year-Long Offerings. Mr. Olson seconded the motion.Unanimously approved.Dr. Mangi presented the 2007 Summer School Report and 2008 Summer SchoolRecommendations submitted by Mr. Joseph Banaszynski, 2007 Summer SchoolCoordinator, Mr. Milton Thompson, Director of Title I, P-5, Bilingual and Summer School;and Dr. Mangi, excerpts follow:“This report contains the following information regarding the 2007 summer schoolprogram: Proposed changes to the summer school program for 2007-2008, review of theDistrict Regional Site Partner-School Plan, background and program overview regardingthe implementation of and expectations for the 2007 summer school program, a summaryof the 2007 summer school program offerings and enrollment, findings from theelementary and middle school extended year Reading and Math programs, findings fromthe high schools and other course offerings, review of recommendations from 2006 to beimplemented during the 2007 summer school program, budget impact of the 2007summer school program and recommendations for the 2008 Summer School program.At this time a committee has been formed to review how to best-fit summer schoolofferings into the overall District strategic plan. In line with the committees work are thefollowing recommendations.It is recommended that the Early Start Program that was piloted for 8th gradestudents going to 9th grade continue and reside at Bradford, Tremper and ITA.It is recommended that identification criteria include measures of academicsuccess along with the WKCE in order to indicate critical summer school attendance.It is recommended that the school district’s curriculum be utilized in reading andmath during the Summer School program. Exceptions noted for schools that utilizeanother reading program from September – June.It is recommended that the Middle Schools return to specific school sites in orderto implement the Forward Progress program for 5th grade students going to 6th gradebegin the summer of 2007-2008.It is recommended that at the Elementary and Middle School Levels a differentconfiguration of the Summer School schedule that creates 2 – 3 week sessions is utilizedthat works with families, students and teachers to insure larger cooperation in theSummer School program.It is recommended that 70% of the estimated Summer School staff hiring processbegin in March of each year in order to facilitate greater participation by current KUSDteachers, especially special education teachers, insuring that there are sufficient specialeducation teachers at each level.7

At its February 12, 2008 meetings the Curriculum/Program andAudit/Budget/Finance Committees voted to forward the 2007 Summer School Report and2008 Summer School Recommendations to the full Board for approval at its February 26,2008 regular meeting. Administration recommends that the Board approve the 2008summer school recommendations contained in the report.”Mr. Olson moved to approve the 2008 summer school recommendations ascontained in the report. Mr. Hujik seconded the motion. Motion carried. Mrs. P. Stevensand Mrs. R. Stevens dissenting.Dr. Mangi presented the 2008-09 Preliminary Staffing Allocations submitted by Ms.Sheronda Glass, Executive Director of Human Resources and Dr. Mangi, excerpts follow:“In the past, Administration suggested using modified staffing ratios to helpbalance the 2007-08 budget and to create the FTE recommendations for the 2007-08school year. Given the changing nature of our District and the numerous staffing issueswe are faced with each year, it was felt that our current staffing policies and practices(ratios) might not be the most effective and efficient way to meet our staffing needs. Itwas suggested that our staffing procedures be reviewed and that we look beyond sheernumbers. To this end, Human Resources met with a representative group of principalsand administrators to discuss staffing concerns.In addition to the numbers it was suggested that we take a look at need, i.e., AYPschools, special education population, school programs, etc. Based on the informationobtained, Administration would like the opportunity to work with principals to help definestaffing needs at each individual school, redefine staffing ratios while working within aspecified number of FTE’s. This also will provide us with the flexibility of meetingunexpected staffing needs.Preliminary enrollment projections as presented by the Office of EducationalAccountability suggest a district-wide increase of 234 students from the Third Fridaycount for the SY 2007-08. Based on the above, Administration requests a total of 5 FTEto meet 2008-09 District-wide staffing needs.In accordance with previous years, Special Education is provided additionalstaffing at a ratio of 15:1 students per FTE. This 15:1 is used based on the assumptionthat the current special education identification rate of approximately 13% of specialeducation to regular education will be reflected in the new students who enroll in theDistrict. Based on the projected increase of 24 students, two additional (2.0) FTE isbeing recommended.In the past, the district has not provided a ratio for these positions as staffingcontinued to be a part of the district allocation for teaching staff at the elementary andmiddle levels. In order to support a well-designed student support infrastructure, mostprofessional organizations and state guidelines recommend a 250:1 student to staffinglevel. The current K-5 ratio is 339:1. Given the projected K-5 student enrollmentincreases, administration is recommending two (2) additional FTEs be provided at the K5 level, thus providing an elementary staffing ratio of 318:1.8

Enrollment projections for the Bilingual/ESL programs have been created and areincluded as part of the recommended allocations. Administration is using the assumptionof 12% of new students enrolling in the District will be enrolled in the Bilingual programand another 5% in ESL. Based on this information, administration recommends a staffingratio of 15:1 for the Bilingual program and 45:1 for the ESL program. Therefore, two (2)additional FTE are being recommended for these programs.At its February 12, 2008 meeting, the Personnel/Policy and Audit/Budget/FinanceCommittees reviewed the 2008-09 Preliminary Staffing Projections and moved to forwardthe recommended staffing allocation to the full Board for consideration. In addition, theAudit/Budget/Finance Committee recommended that the 18 FTEs be classified under“requested” budget assumptions as opposed to “required” budget assumptions.Administration recommends that the Board approve a district-wide staffingincrease of 18 FTE, based on the preliminary staffing ratios and the preliminaryinstructional staffing allocations, which is subject to change based on review of staffingpatterns, i.e. enrollment shifts. These FTE’s will be divided as follows: Five (5) forelementary, six (6) for support staff and seven (7) for high school and other districtstaffing.”Mr. Hujik moved to accept the 2008-09 Preliminary Staffing Allocations with theprovision that the recommended 18 FTE’s be classified under “requested” budgetassumptions as opposed to “required” budget assumptions. Mrs. P. Stevens secondedthe motion. Unanimously approved.Dr. Mangi presented the 2008-09 Budget Development submitted by Mr. TarikHamdan, Financial and Budget Analyst; Mr. William Johnston, Executive Director ofBusiness; and Dr. Mangi, excerpts follow:“The Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) budget is in the preliminary stagesof development by Administration based on Board Policy 3100, Annual OperatingBudget. Over the past seven (7) years, the District has used a systematic and timelyapproach to Budget Development and Review. Last month, Administration presented arevised budget calendar to the Board that delineated the modified budget process thatwill be used this year (Attachment A).The development of the 2008-2009 budget began in December with thecalculation of projected enrollment for next year (234 more students) and a request fornew budget needs that are not already contained in the current year budget. Thepreliminary enrollment projections compiled by the Office of Educational Accountabilitywere reviewed and accepted by the Board of Education at the January Committee andRegular meetings.The next step was to calculate contractual budgetary increases for both existingstaff, other contractual commitments and identify additional staffing needs based on theincrease in enrollment. The preliminary instructional and classroom support staffing9

recommendations were developed and presented to the Committees earlier this monthand are contained elsewhere in this the agenda.On February 12, 2008, the Audit, Budget and Finance Committee also reviewedthe 2008-2009 Staffing Projections and recommended that the staffing projections beforwarded to the full Board with the 18 requested positions classified as RequestedBudget Assumptions. As budget dollars become available, these positions would beconsidered for the Required Assumptions category.Administration requests that the Board of Education review these budgetassumptions and then accept these preliminary budget assumptions for use as the basisof ongoing budget discussions to be scheduled throughout the spring and early summer.”Mr. Olson moved to accept the preliminary budget assumptions for use as thebasis of ongoing budget discussion to be scheduled throughout the spring and earlysummer. Mrs. P. Stevens seconded the motion. Motion carried. Mr. Englund dissenting.Dr. Mangi presented the Savings from the 2005 Referendum Projects submittedby Mr. Patrick Finnemore, Director of Facilities, and Dr. Mangi, excerpts follow:“The voters of Kenosha Unified School District approved 21,915,000 in projectsas part of a November 2005 building referendum. Those projects included theconstruction of the new Charles Nash Elementary School, an addition to the Prairie LaneElementary School, and physical education and athletic additions to Bradford andTremper high schools. All of the projects were completed prior to the current school yearon time and on or under budget.At their February 12, 2008 meeting, the Planning, Facilities, and EquipmentCommittee voted unanimously to recommend that the School Board return the 100,000 ofunspent referendum funds back to the taxpayers of our community. This will beaccomplished by not taxing the full amount of the 2008-2009 debt service repaymentapproved as part of the referendum.This is the second straight referendum that the projects came in under budget andthe Board returned the unspent funds back to the taxpayers. A similar decision wasapproved by the Board for the November 2000 referendum that authorized theconstruction of the Mary Lou Mahone Middle School and the Edward Bain School ofLanguage and Art in the amount of 423,000.Administration recommends Board approval to return 100,000 of unspent fundsfrom the 2005 referendum back to the taxpayers.”Mr. Hujik moved for approval to return 100,000 of unspent funds from the 2005referendum back to the taxpayers. Mrs. P. Stevens seconded the motion. Unanimouslyapproved.10

Dr. Mangi presented the Classification, Compensation and Personnel Policy forNon-Represented, Non-Supervisory, Miscellaneous Employees submitted by Ms. Glassand Dr. Mangi, excerpts follow:“Approval from the Board of Education is requested for proposed changes to theClassification, Compensation and Personnel Policy for Non-Represented, NonSupervisory, “Miscellaneous” Employee Agreement.It is the recommendation of the Administration that the Board approve the aboveproposed changes to the Classification, Compensation and Personnel Policy for NonRepresented, Non-Supervisory, “Miscellaneous” Employee Agreement.”Mr. Hujik moved to approve the changes to the Classification, Compensation andPersonnel Policy for Non-Represented, Non-Supervisory, “Miscellaneous” EmployeeAgreement. Mr. Olson seconded the motion. Unanimously approved.Meeting adjourned at 8:42 P.M.Stacy Schroeder BusbySchool Board Secretary11

SPECIAL MEETING & EXECUTIVE SESSIONOF THE KENOSHA UNIFIED SCHOOL BOARDHELD MARCH 4, 2008A special meeting of the Kenosha Unified School Board was held on Tuesday,March 4, 2008, in the Small Board Room at the Educational Support Center. Thepurpose of this meeting was to vote on holding an executive session to followimmediately.The meeting was called to order at 5:03 P.M. with the following memberspresent: Mrs. P. Stevens, Mrs. R. Stevens, Mr. Hujik, Mr. Olson, and Mr. Fountain. Dr.Mangi was also present. Mr. Englund and Mr. Ostman arrived later.Mr. Fountain, President, opened the meeting by announcing that this was aspecial meeting of the School Board of the Kenosha Unified School District No. 1.Notice of this special meeting was given to the public by forwarding a copy of the noticeto all requesting radio stations and newspapers.Mr. Fountain announced that an executive session had been scheduled to followthis special meeting for the purpose of Litigation; Personnel: Employment Relationship;Personnel: Problems; Personnel: Position Assignments; Personnel: Compensationand/or Contracts; Property: Purchase; and Property: Lease/Rental.Mr. Olson moved that this executive session be held. Mrs. P. Stevens secondedthe motion.Roll call vote. Ayes: Mrs. P. Stevens, Mrs. R. Stevens, Mr. Hujik, Mr. Olson, andMr. Fountain. Noes: None. Unanimously approved.Mrs. R. Stevens moved to adjourn to executive session.seconded the motion. Unanimously approved.1.Mrs. P. StevensLitigationDr. Mangi presented an injury claim.Mrs. P. Stevens moved to disallow the claim. Mr. Hujik seconded the motion.Unanimously approved.Dr. Mangi presented information regarding a grievance mediation.Mr. Ostman arrived at 5:06 P.M. and Mr. Englund arrived at 5:08 P.M.2.Personnel: Employment Relationship; Problems; and Position AssignmentsThere was discussion regarding the pending Superintendent search. Consensuswas reached among Board members to bring forward two finalists for furtherconsideration.12

3.Collective BargainingThere was discussion regarding Interpreter and Secretarial negotiations.4.Lease/RentalMr. Olson provided Board members with information relating to a property lease.Meeting adjourned at 5:51 P.M.Kathleen DeLabioExecutive Assistant to Superintendent13

SPECIAL MEETINGOF THE KENOSHA UNIFIED SCHOOL BOARDHELD MARCH 4, 2008A special meeting of the Kenosha Unified School Board was held on Tuesday,March 4, 2008, in the Board Room at the Educational Support Center. The purpose of thismeeting was for discussion/action regarding Expansion of Pre-School Options.The meeting was called to order at 7:18 P.M. with the following members present:Mr. Englund, Mrs. P. Stevens, Mrs. R. Stevens, Mr. Hujik, Mr. Olson, Mr. Ostman and Mr.Fountain. Dr. Mangi was also present.Mr. Fountain, President, opened the meeting by announcing that this was a specialmeeting of the School Board of Kenosha Unified School District No. 1. Notice of thisspecial meeting was given to the public by forwarding a copy of the notice to all requestingradio stations and newspapers.Ms. Kathy Lauer, Director of Special Education, Ms. Belinda Grantham, Head StartAdministrator, Ms. Pamela Black, Interim Coordinator of Special Education, and Ms. KimKurklis, EC Program Support Teacher, presented a report and gave a Power Pointpresentation to Board members relating to expansion of Early Childhood options. Adiscussion followed.At the suggestion of Dr. Mangi, there was agreement to invite representatives fromthe Department of Public Instruction to Kenosha to discuss a waiver request to phase inimplementation over a three year period.There was discussion regarding relocation of the EC units at EBSOLA and LincolnElementary for the

Program 46th Annual Washington Week x Black History Bee Winners x Battle of the Books Winners . Education Carol M White Physical Education Program (PEP) Grant.Pages 42-46 . SCHOOL BOARD AGENDA Page 3 March 18, 2008 XIII. New Business – Conti