Fayette Board of Education members handled a variety of personnel issues at the Sept. 23 meeting.
The board accepted the substitute teachers list provided by NwoESC. Family leave was approved for Wendy Adams from Aug. 26 through Nov. 22 and for Sarah Weiland from Nov. 8 through Jan. 8.
Nineteen parent volunteers were approved as classroom aides and Danny C. Smith was hired as the full-time bus driver for the Four County afternoon route.
JoAnn Cousino was hired as a substitute bus driver for fiscal year 2014 pending proper documentation transferred from Archbold Area Schools. Laura VanderHorst was approved as a substitute for cafeteria, secretary, custodial and study hall monitor duties. Barbara Lester was hired for substitute custodial work.
Suzette Boesger was named advisor for the Class of 2015, Ryan Colegrove for the Class of 2017, and Geoff Gilmore and John Keys for the Class of 2019. Mrs. Boesger was also approved as co-prom director. Sheila Killam and Clete Stechschulte will serve as Science Club advisors.
TRAINER—An agreement was approved with the Fulton County Health Center Sports Medicine Outreach Program for athletic training consultation and services at a rate of $20.50 per hour for the current school year. The cost generally doesn’t exceed $400 a quarter, said district treasurer Kelly Bentley.
ACADEMY—Board members approved the Pearson company to furnish Grad Point and Connection Learning for Online Virtual School Services to include student seats, course seats and teacher training for fiscal year 2014.
The agreement includes a statement of work from Connections Learning to include the counties that Fayette Virtual School will serve for K-12 educational products and services to Fulton, Lucas, Wood, Williams, Defiance, Henry, Paulding, Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca, Erie and Huron County.
BANK—A four-year depository agreement from State Bank and Trust was approved from Aug. 21, 2013 through Aug. 20, 2017.
DONATIONS—The board accepted a donation of $300 from Gene Rupp for Virtual School costs, and from Target in the amount of $25.22 for the Elementary Principal Fund.
MISSION—Board members reviewed the district mission statement.
CLOSED—Th e board met in a closed session for an hour to discuss legal issues.
T R I P S —The board approved a trip by FFA members to attend the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis Oct. 30 through Nov. 2.
The board also approved a Spanish Club trip to Panama for eight days and seven nights scheduled in June 2014.