NORTH DAKOTA ASSOCIATION OF SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
June 15, 2011 – 9 a.m.
Cheney Middle School, West Fargo, ND
I. Call to Order: President Todd Kaylor called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. Present: Kurt Hayes, Scott Ulland, Steve Quintus, Russ Ziegler, Kevin Hoherz, Tonya Hunskor, Todd Kaylor, Mark Andresen, Todd Bertsch, Linda Davis.
II. Reading and Approval of Minutes: Approved as printed. Quintus/Ziegler (MSC).
III. Financial Reports: Approved as printed. Andresen/Hunskor (MSC).
IV. Additions to the Agenda: None
V. Old Business
A. NASSP IV Director: The Board needs to take action on appointing a replacement to fill the remaining three years of Kim Slotsve’s position as Region IV Rep on the NASSP national board. Ziegler/Bertsch (MSC) to appoint Steve Quintus as Region IV Rep and Sherry Heaton as State Rep.
B. Winter Conference: Discussion on winter conference and offering it for credit. Ideas for winter conference: bullying law impact, teacher evaluation, negotiations, students being work ready tying to ACT, work keys, etc. Jamie Balmer is speaker for fall conference, impact of common core standards and impact on schools.
C. Recognition Awards: Discussion on tracking years and recognition at fall conference.
D. High School Drop-Out Summit III: A donation of $750 to support the summit, which is being held on the BSC Campus June 8 & 9, has been made. Discussed tracking bullying cases throughout high school years possibly using PowerSchool at the local level.
E. New Administrator Conference: The New Administrator Conference will be held August 4 and 5 in Bismarck; NDASSP session on Friday, August 5 at 1 p.m. Todd Bertsch, Mark Andresen, Russ Ziegler and Sherry Heaton volunteered to attend.
F. NDCEL Summer Conference: The Executive Director reviewed the Summer Conference program.
VI. New Business
A. 2011-12 Budget Proposal: The Board discussed the proposed 2011-2012 budget; new proposed cost for administrative services provided by NDCEL based on 2 percent of total revenues would be an additional $1335 in the Operations/Supplies line item. Hoherz/Bertsch (MSC) to approve the proposed budget for 2011-2012.
B. Current Issues Update: The Executive Director gave an overview of the bullying laws and career planning at the 7th or 8th grade levels.
C. Meeting Dates for 2011-2012: Meeting dates for the upcoming year were discussed: October 19, 2011, February 5 and June 13 of 2012; dates for December 2011 (video conference) and (joint meeting with NDAESP) April 2012 to be determined. Hotels for the national conference were discussed (Embassy Suites); it was recommended to continue with the joint reception working with Wyoming.
VII. Executive Director’s Report
VIII. Regional Directors’ Reports
A. Region 1 – did not meet.
B. Region 2 – Doug gave a legislative update.
C. Region 3 – Shane Azure comes on in fall.
D. Region 4 – did not meet.
E. Region 5 – Darnell Schmidt is the new rep.
F. Region 6 – did not meet; Don Warren is the new rep.
XI. Standing Committee Reports: An oral or written report is expected for each meeting of the board.
A. NASSP Coordinator/National Board (Steve Quintus, Kim Slotsve)
B. Contests and Awards (
C. NDHSAA (Scott Ulland): Upcoming meeting.
D. Middle Schools (Linda Davis): Middle level conference next week in Moorhead
E. NDSAA (Gary Clark): No news
F. NDCEL Reports (Mark Andresen, Tonya Hunskor,
10 a.m. Strategic Planning Meeting
I. Review of Core Principles/On-Going Projects/Maintenance Issues: Core principles were reviewed and updated.
Hayes/Quintus (MSC) to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 11:20; next meeting will be October 19.