KUTZTOWN AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Board of Directors Meeting
Tuesday, December 3, 2002, 7:30 p.m.
The Board of Directors of Kutztown Area School District met for the workshop board meeting on Tuesday,
December 3, 2002, 7:30 p.m., in the Maxatawny Elementary School Multi-purpose room pursuant to due notice to board members and the public.
Absent Kent Dahlquist, Dale Reppert, Dennis Ritter, Lynn Nonnemacher
Also Brenda Winkler-Superintendent, Nickolas Sosik, Jr.-Board Treasurer, Gretchen
Present Diehl-Board Secretary, Geri Miller, Lu Palmer, Mark Erb, Eric Erb, Nick Lazo, Michele
Fragnito, Celeste Brown, Tom Green, Barbara Richard, Leroy Merkel, Mary Edwards, Hugh Smith
Welcome President Vymazal welcomed guests and opened the meeting with a moment of silence and
Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. He asked that everyone sign the attendance book and mark their concern next to their name. He requested that anyone wishing to speak on an agenda item please raise his/her hand to be recognized.
First Reading Motion made by William Yurvati, seconded by Patricia Bealer to approve the first reading
Policy #006 of attached revised policy #006 – Meetings
Student Trip Motion made by Carl Ziegler, seconded by Patricia Bealer, to approve the proposed student
to Spain trip to Spain on June 16-24, 2003.
Lehigh Valley Motion made by James Kramer, seconded by Donald Meyers to approve the attached Lehigh
PBS Agreement Valley PBS (WLVT) Agreement to be signed when the connections are complete. Lehigh Valley PBS will provide programming at a cost of $.75 per student.
KU Alcohol Motion made by Donald Meyers, seconded by William Yurvati, to agree to conduct the
Survey Kutztown University Alcohol survey with the senior class members.
English as a Motion made by William Yurvati, seconded by Carl Ziegler to approve the following curriculum
Second for English as a Second Language, details of each are attached:
Language a. English as a Second Language Non-English Speaker/Beginner Language Arts
Program Curriculum Level I
b. English as a Second Language Non-English Speaker/Beginner Language Arts Curriculum Level II
c. English as a Second Language Intermediate Language Arts Curriculum
d. English as a Second Language Advanced Language Arts Curriculum
Motion made by Carl Ziegler, seconded by William Yurvati to approve the attached “English as a Second Language” Course Description.
Motion made by William Yurvati, seconded by Donald Meyers to approve the attached new job description for English as a Second Language teacher.
Tax Motion made by Carl Ziegler, seconded by Donald Meyers, to approve the 2002 tax
Forgiveness forgiveness on parcel 55-5444-00-82-6651 acquired by the Borough of Kutztown from LRM
Ziegenfus Partnership (formerly PIN# 55-5444-20-82-7103)
Motion not carried.
Mr. Meyers left at 8:47 p.m.
Discussion High School Feasibility Study
Items Public Records Policy
Student Foreign Travel Policy
Assistant Superintendent Job Description
Director of Technology Job Description
HS Course Selection Guide Changes
HS Course Motion made by James Kramer, seconded by Carl Ziegler, to approve the high school
Selection course selection guide changes as presented, see attached.
Discussion Preliminary County Calendar 2003-2004
Items (cont.) Cafeteria Salaries
Executive Motion made by James Kramer, seconded by Carl Ziegler, to enter into an executive
Session session to discuss personnel matters at 9:10 p.m.
Motion carried unanimously.
The Board reconvened at 9:29 p.m.
Personnel Motion made by Kent Dahlquist, seconded by Dennis Ritter, to approve the following
All Personnel Are Approved Pending the District’s Receipt of All Mandated Credentials.
Adjournment Motion made by William Yurvati, seconded by Patricia Bealer, to adjourn the meeting at
Motion carried unanimously.
Respectfully submitted by,
Gretchen A. Diehl
School Board Secretary